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276 Adding bring Ben-Day dots and a talk balloon

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Video: 276 Adding bring Ben-Day dots and a talk balloon

In this movie, we're going to enhance that Ben Day Dot Lichtenstein Now for the lips.

276 Adding bring Ben-Day dots and a talk balloon

In this movie, we're going to enhance that Ben Day Dot Lichtenstein effect that we created in the previous movies by adding a series of colors, as well as these light dots in the background of the lips and the eyes, and of course an obligatory talk balloon. So, go ahead and switch over to my image in progress here, and the first thing that we want to do is color in the eyes. So, I'm going to click on the Model layer to make it active, and then I'm going to zoom in pretty tight on these eyes, as you can see. And the best way to select them, the irises that is, is to use the Elliptical Marquee Tool.

So, I'll go ahead and select that tool from the Marquee tool fly-out menu. And then I'll drag around the iris like so. And I'm also pressing the Shift key to constrain it to a circle. And I'm using the space bar in order to get that circle in the right place. Alright, now I want to add the other eye as well, the other iris that is. So, I'll press the Shift key and drag to add to the existing selection. And then I'll release the Shift key. This is going to seem like a funky technique, but it works really well. Release the Shift key, and while you're still dragging, press the Shift key again.

And that, the second press of the Shift key, will go ahead and constrain your new shape to a circle as well. So, the first press of the Shift key adds to the selection, the second one constrains the ellipse to a circle. Now you want to switch to the Lasso Tool, and if you thought that technique was weird, get a load of this one. You want to press and hold the Alt key, or the Option key on a Mac, and then begin dragging, like so, in order to carve away the top of that iris. Or, another way to work is to Alt+drag or Option+drag, and as you're dragging, keep that mouse button down, release the Alt or Option key.

And then, once again, press and hold the Alt or Option key, and you can click your way through this selection using the Polygonal function. So, the first press of the Alt key subtracts, the second press and hold, allows you to lift the mouse button so that you can just click at different locations. However you decide to work. You want to create a new layer by pressing Ctrl+Shift+N or Cmd+Shift+N on a Mac, and I'm going to call this layer, Eyes, even though it's really the irises, and then I'll zoom out so that I can see the background.

I'll press the I key to get my Eye Dropper, and I'll click in order to change my foreground color to blue, but that's not working, because I've got Sample set to Current layer. So, I'll just go ahead and change it to All layers, like that, and then click and hold, and this time I get that shade of blue as you can see. And then I'll press Alt+backspace, or Option+Delete on a Mac, in order to fill the selection with blue. Now, I've lost those little highlights that are so important inside the irises. So, I'll press Ctrl+D or Cmd+D on a Mac in order to Deselect.

I'll switch to the Eraser, which you can get by pressing the E key. Go ahead and right-click inside the image window, go ahead and set the Size Value to 15 pixels. Make sure the Hardness is set to 100%, and then you can just click right at this location there to bring back that highlight, and click again right there to bring back that one. Now for the lips. I'm going to go ahead and scroll down to the lips. And then, I'll switch to the Lasso Tool, Alt+click along the edges of these lips here, in order to select them. And if you want to, you can click up beyond the top of the lips, because that produces a pretty interesting effect as well.

But I'm going to stay inside my lines for this one, and then I'll come back all the way to the beginning, like so, and then release the Alt key, or the Option key on a Mac. And, I don't want these dark dots, the orange dots that is, inside the lips. So, I'm going to go up there to that Dots layer, and click on this Layer Mask and then press, Alt+backspace or Option+Delete to fill it with black, which masks it away. And then I'll scroll down to the eyes here, inside the Layers panel. I'll press Ctrl+Shift+N or Cmd+Shift+N on a Mac in order to bring up the New Layer dialogue box. I'll call it Lips and I'll click OK, and the color that I'm looking for has a Hue value of zero, and then I want a Saturation value of 100%, so that's fine.

And I'm looking for a Brightness value of 77%, which is just easy to enter. And then I'll press Alt+backspace or Option+Delete to fill those lips with red. Alright, now for the hair, which is going to seem like it's really complicated to select, but it's not. And that's the reason that I have this original layer just hanging out here, so to view it, and to hide all the other ones, here's what you do. And you gotta be kind of careful about this. Alt+click or Option+click where the eyeball would normally be in front of that original layer. And don't go turning anything else on, because that'll just mess things up.

Then press Ctrl+D, or Cmd+D on a Mac to Deselect the image. Go ahead and zoom in on her hair if you want to. Press the Alt key, or the Option key on a Mac and then just click around the hair like so. Inside the hair. We're not interested in the outside edges of the hair. We're just interested in the delineation between the hair and her face, and you don't have to get it exactly right, as I think I'm pretty well demonstrating here, because this is a rough coloring effect. It's you know, aesthetically pleasing, of course, once we get done with it, but it doesn't have to be precise.

And in fact, it would be a total waste of time if it was. I'm going to continue to Alt and Option+click around, that is to say, I've just got the Alt or Option key down, and I'm clicking around here. Now, you want to come up next to the knuckles, so do just what you're seeing me do onscreen here in the video. Don't hit the phone. Now, the great thing about the Lichtenstein piece of artwork, the one you may recall that's called, Oh, Jeff, I Love You Too, But. And she's got a big, huge, fat phone. This women's got a tiny, little cell phone and it's very easy to wreck it.

And then it looks like she's just touching her temple instead of talking to Biff, in our case, on the phone. Go ahead and select that, like that. And then, go up to the top, so you want to make sure that you're selecting beyond the top edge and over here, all the way around. And then just go ahead and release the Alt or Option key and you'll create this selection here. Which doesn't look like we got it right at all, but we did, and here's how we know. Now you can press the Ctrl+Shift+Alt keys, that's Cmd+Shift+Option on a Mac, so all the modifier keys.

Scroll up to this Mask right here, that's associated with the Dark Dots layer. And click on it, with those keys down. And that way you'll find the intersection of that edge that we already have, the outside edge of the hair, along with the inside edge of the hair, and this way we get exactly the results we're looking for. Now, you want to press the Alt key, or the Option key on a Mac, and click on that eye, right there, in front of Original, to turn off that layer, and turn on all the other ones. So, to go back to the previous condition of your artwork. Let's get rid of the dots in the hair. Very important.

So, go up to that Dots layer, the Dark Dots layer right there, click on its Layer Mask, and press Alt+backspace or Option+Delete, in order to fill that area with black. So we're masking away the dots at that location. Now we have to colorize the hair, so drop down to the Lips layer, press Ctrl+Shift+N or Cmd+Shift+N on a Mac. Call this new layer Hair, I would. And then, the color that I'm looking for has a Hue value of 55 degrees, a Saturation of 80, and a Brightness value of 100%. Then, once you get that entered in, press Alt+backspace or Option+Delete on a Mac in order to fill that hair with yellow, screaming yellow.

Then press Ctrl+D or Cmd+D on a Mac in order to Deselect it. And, if you've taken the whole illustration, now it looks awesome. And now we need to create a bright dot pattern, and we're going to do that by turning the original layer back on for a moment, so that we have a nice white background. Then scroll to the top of the Layers panel and turn on that Ben Day Dots shape layer right there, and then click on it to make it active. Drop down to the black white circle at the bottom of the Layers panel. Just click on it and choose Invert, because we really don't need to name this layer.

And, that will just go ahead and pop up the Properties panel. So anyway, I'm just going to hide that. And then I'll zoom in on my dot and I'll go ahead and press the M key to switch to the Rectangular Marquee Tool. I'll switch to the the Rectangular Marquee Tool, and then I'll draw a square. And as you may recall from the previous movie, if you watched it, we need that square to be exactly 60 pixels wide by 60 pixels tall, then release, and you can nudge it down if you want to, to kind of center things there. And then go out to the Edit menu and choose Define Pattern.

And I'm going to call this one, Light Dots. And then Click OK. Now you can turn those two layers off right there, because we're done with them. You could even throw them away if you want. Press Ctrl+D or Cdm+D on a Mac to Deselect. And turn off that original layer. Then let's go ahead and zoom out here, so we can see what we're doing. The areas that I want to fill are as follows. For purely aesthetic reasons, I want to fill the right half of the background and not the left half with these dots. I also want to fill the lips and the eyes, which means we have to select all of those regions.

So, I'm going to zoom out a little more, and I'm going to press the Ctrl key, or the Cmd key on a Mac, this is a lot of keyboard tricks that are going to go on here. And then click on the thumbnail. The thumbnail is what you need for the blue layer, so that's a Ctrl+click on the thumbnail, a Cmd+click on a Mac. Then, with your Rectangular Marquee Tool, go ahead and press the Shift+Alt keys, that would be Shift+Option on a Mac, and drag across the right half of the background like so. And because we have the Shift+Alt keys down or Shift+Option on a Mac, we are finding the intersection of that Rectangular Marquee and the background.

Now, we want to add the eyes and you do that by pressing the Ctrl+Shift keys, that would be Cmd+Shift on a Mac and you click on the thumbnail for that eyes layer to add it. So you can see, now the eyes are selected as well. I'm going to go ahead and zoom on in here, so we can see that better. And I also want to add the lips. And you do that the same way. You press the Ctrl+Shift keys, or Cmd+Shift on a Mac, and you click on the thumbnail, for the lips layer. It's very important that you click on the thumbnails, for these effects to work here. Then, click on the Lips layer, to make it active. And, you want to press the Alt key, or the Option key on a Mac, and drop down to the little black white icon at the bottom of the Layers panel, and then choose Pattern.

And I'll go ahead and call this one Light Dots because that's, after all, what it's going to be, and then click OK. And you should see that the light dots are selected automatically, because Photoshop always goes with the most recent pattern. In my case, I named it wrong. It's called Light Dost, which is not right, I mixed up the S and the T. And I'll show you how to fix that, in just a second. And then, I'll change the Scale value to 25%, and I'll click OK. And now, I want the Blend Mode to be Screen.

And I'm also going to press the Escape key, so that Blend Mode is no longer active. And I'm going to press 6 6, in order to change the opacity value to 66%. And we end up with that effect there. So, as I mentioned, I goofed up the name there. And, if you ever need to manage your patterns, or anything else for that matter, inside of Photoshop, you go up to the Edit menu, you choose this command right there, Presets, it's hard to find this thing, and there's Preset Manager. So go ahead and choose it, and then switch the Preset Types to Patterns. And, I'll check to make sure that I named the Dark Dots properly, yes I did, and then I'll click on Light Dost in order to select it, I'll click on the Rename button, and I'll change this guy to Dots, so that I don't have to live in shame.

Alright, now I'll click OK and click Done, in order to accept those changes. Alright, now let's move on to the talk balloon. So I'll go ahead and click on that Hand Painting group right there. And if you switch over to the Paths panel, if you're working along with me inside this file, you'll see that I've got this set of paths called Ellipses, so if I click on them, they're just three ellipses that I drew. It's not hard to draw the ellipses, it's hard to assemble them, which is why I'm going to show you how to do that. So, with the path selected, go back to the Layers panel, so you should be able to see the paths there inside the image window. And you want to drop down to the black white circle, Alt or Option click on it, and choose Solid Color.

And we're going to call this layer Balloon, because it's a talk balloon, and then click OK. And then you just want to change the color to white here inside the Color Picker and click OK. Now, as you can see, the ellipses are just merging together into a giant blob, that's not what we want, so I'll go ahead and select the Black Arrow Tool, also known as the Path Selection Tool. And, I'll go ahead and select this path right there by clicking on it. And I'll go up to the Control panel to this first little icon here, Path Operations, click on it, and choose Subtract Front Shape.

Problem is, this is the order I do things in, right? I do the big ellipse first, then the smaller one, and then this guy, so as a result, the forward ellipse here is cutting through all of them. Which means I need to take this one, right there, I'll click on it to select it, and I need to move it to the front by choosing Bring Shape to Front, from this third little icon right there. And now I need to cut away this little corner that's sticking out, so I'll go ahead. And first of all, Deselect the big balloon here, the big ellipse by Shift-clicking on it.

That way nothing's selected, and then go ahead and select the Rectangle Tool from the Shape Tool fly-out menu. Go up to the Control panel and choose Subtract Front Shape, which will go ahead and make this guy subtract. And then drag around this area right here, and you can see it's subtracting from too much, right. It's hitting the big bubble as well, as the little guy. In order to take care of that you go up, once again, to this Range icon here and you choose Send Shape Backward. Just not, not all the way back, because that would ruin it, but just one step back and you end up with this effect here.

It's hard to see right now but it'll be easy in just a moment. But, go to the Properties panel now at this point, or up to the Control panel, it doesn't matter, and let's assign a black stroke like so, and we want it to be two points. So, I'll go ahead and take that value down. And we are now done with this particular layer, so you can press the M key to switch back to the Rectangular Marquee Tool, and that way you're not going to see all the path outlines. Then go ahead and scroll up a bit here, inside the Layers panel. And turn on this Text layer that I've created in advance for you. Now, incidentally, if you're working with this file, you may get a font warning that tells you that you don't have Eras installed, E R A S.

That's not a deal, it doesn't matter. I did happen to use a font that's not installed on every machine, but it's not going to affect your ability to work with this layer. Go ahead and select that Text layer. Then I want to make the text a little lighter, because after all, the actual Lichtenstein paintings have hand-drawn text and it's thinner than this. And so, what I'm going to do is apply a white stroke. So, I'll drop down to the FX icon and choose Stroke, and then I'll change the color to white, and then I'll click OK.

Now, that's not doing anything at this point, even though we have a big size value of three pixels, and that's because the stroke is outside the text, we want it inside the text, so go ahead and choose Inside. And then you can take the size value down to two pixels like so, and then click OK. Alright, folks, that is the final version of the effect. We have managed to convert this photograph, in which this woman is plainly not all that sad, into this wonderful, very sad, Roy Lichtenstein-like painting.

Using a combination of both dark and light Ben Day Dots, along with outrageously cartoon-colored hair, eyes, and lips, here inside Photoshop.

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  1. 47m 31s
    1. 360 Transforming yourself into a Dark Elf NEW
      16m 27s
    2. 361 Hand-masking the elf against a vivid background NEW
      15m 35s
    3. 362 Making the Dark Elf that much darker NEW
      15m 29s
  2. 15h 16m
    1. 282 Ringing in the New Year with dynamic effects in Illustrator
      12m 59s
    2. 283 Dynamically transforming fills and strokes
      13m 41s
    3. 284 Tracing an avatar from a photograph in Photoshop
      12m 24s
    4. 285 Drawing a vector-based avatar in Illustrator
      19m 44s
    5. 286 Coloring and shading your avatar
      16m 0s
    6. 287 Exporting an illustration as a universally supported PNG file
      10m 54s
    7. 288 Upsampling a layered composition with great results
      13m 43s
    8. 289 Rebuilding a pattern at a higher resolution
      7m 29s
    9. 290 Painting happy little trees
      13m 46s
    10. 291 Shading and lighting the happy forest
      15m 15s
    11. 292 Enlarging a low-res photograph in Photoshop
      12m 20s
    12. 293 Enlarging a photo by tracing it in Illustrator
      13m 10s
    13. 294 Mastering Exposure in Camera Raw
      11m 40s
    14. 295 Super smooth and unflinchingly sharp
      10m 46s
    15. 296 Deleting an inadvertent photo bomber
      8m 13s
    16. 297 Correcting a distorted panorama
      17m 23s
    17. 298 Rebuilding bad stitching in a panorama
      14m 53s
    18. 299 Nondestructive dodge and burn
      8m 54s
    19. 300 Blending a shadow into any background
      8m 37s
    20. 301 Saving a PNG image with a translucent shadow
      8m 45s
    21. 302 Cleaning up a smart phone photo
      11m 17s
    22. 303 Using Photoshop 1.0
      5m 45s
    23. 304 Creating your own Chinese seal (or chop)
      26m 4s
    24. 305 Simulating hand lettering with art brushes
      20m 8s
    25. 306 Adding texture to your hand stamp
      3m 34s
    26. 307 Creating a black chop on red paper
      5m 55s
    27. 308 Auto-hiding iconic panels in Photoshop
      3m 44s
    28. 309 Creating a custom toolbox in Illustrator CC
      4m 21s
    29. 310 Creating the perfect passport photo
      20m 18s
    30. 311 Retouching your passport photo
      13m 38s
    31. 312 Turning a photo into a giant mural
      13m 11s
    32. 313 Enhancing the reality of your mural
      11m 8s
    33. 314 Creating a 3D bump map
      12m 7s
    34. 315 UV overlay and 3D bump paint
      14m 4s
    35. 316 Using Lens Flare for good (not evil)
      10m 48s
    36. 317 Using the Perspective Crop tool
      9m 29s
    37. 318 Reducing real-world camera shake
      10m 4s
    38. 319 Reducing glare in a photograph
      15m 25s
    39. 320 Restoring repeating details
      13m 43s
    40. 321 Integrating a detail captured with a phone
      9m 6s
    41. 322 Blending two exposures of a single scene
      12m 25s
    42. 323 Masking mountains away from sky
      14m 22s
    43. 324 Creating a photographic caricature in Photoshop
      10m 7s
    44. 325 Exaggerating facial features with Liquify
      12m 48s
    45. 326 Masking a caricature against a new background
      11m 20s
    46. 327 Shading and sharpening a caricature
      10m 6s
    47. 328 Drawing a Möbius strip in Illustrator
      12m 21s
    48. 329 Shading the Möbius strip with gradients
      9m 0s
    49. 330 Adding twisting edges to the Möbius strip
      8m 9s
    50. 331 Creating an impossible Penrose triangle
      10m 37s
    51. 332 Shading the cubes in your Penrose triangle
      8m 15s
    52. 333 Selectively converting a photo to black & white
      7m 53s
    53. 334 Straightening and “uncropping” a photo
      16m 17s
    54. 335 Restoring a missing photograph detail
      11m 26s
    55. 336 Drawing a hand (clenched in a fist)
      11m 44s
    56. 337 Cleaning up a sketch captured with a phone
      6m 17s
    57. 338 Four hands united in brotherhood, solidarity, and teamwork
      12m 24s
    58. 339 Swapping out colors in existing gradients in Illustrator
      4m 37s
    59. 340 Select > Focus Area and the pseudo engraving effect
      12m 26s
    60. 341 Integrating 3D art into a 2D scene in Photoshop
      13m 41s
    61. 342 Creating a 3D shark in Photoshop
      11m 16s
    62. 343 Creating a 3D doughnut in Illustrator
      15m 23s
    63. 344 Creating a golden 3D ring in Illustrator
      10m 21s
    64. 345 Mapping Elven runes (or text) onto a 3D ring
      15m 57s
    65. 346 Hand-drawing custom-made letters in Illustrator
      19m 33s
    66. 347 Drawing letters with curves and holes
      15m 56s
    67. 348 Enhancing your hand-drawn text in Photoshop
      7m 20s
    68. 349 Mixing a low-color photo with Camera Raw
      11m 2s
    69. 350 Mixing a low-color photo with adjustment layers
      10m 7s
    70. 351 Saving your effect as a color lookup table
      5m 31s
    71. 352 Extracting a classic painting from its frame
      11m 35s
    72. 353 Extracting that same painting nondestructively
      7m 59s
    73. 354 Archiving and enhancing a child’s art
      10m 47s
    74. 355 Combining a child’s art with a real classic
      11m 5s
    75. 356 Developing the perfect sunset in Camera Raw
      9m 55s
    76. 357 Lush landscapes: The real green is yellow
      9m 7s
    77. 358 Painting away Camera Raw “Clarity halos”
      17m 7s
    78. 359 Selectively sharpening a stressed photograph
      16m 12s
  3. 17h 21m
    1. 185 Creating a custom 2013 calendar in Illustrator
      11m 44s
    2. 186 Adding dates to a calendar using tables
      9m 50s
    3. 187 Branding your calendar with a field of logos
      10m 54s
    4. 188 Crafting an Infinity symbol to match a specific font
      12m 6s
    5. 189 Op art experiment 1a: Inflated checkers
      10m 49s
    6. 190 Op art experiment 1b: Rounded windows
      6m 39s
    7. 191 Building a universal ISOTYPE man with strokes
      15m 6s
    8. 192 Building a universal ISOTYPE woman with strokes
      11m 7s
    9. 193 Drawing an ISOTYPE couple in love
      12m 55s
    10. 194 Creating a Warhol-style silkscreen effect
      14m 43s
    11. 195 Creating a series of Warhol-style variations
      10m 43s
    12. 196 Adding Warhol-style background variations
      8m 20s
    13. 197 Creating opaque colored shadows
      5m 20s
    14. 198 Assembling multiple variations into a single comp
      5m 9s
    15. 199 Creating a pattern of unique inset circles
      9m 55s
    16. 200 Changing a static blended color scheme
      7m 16s
    17. 201 Op art experiment 2a: Undulating pattern
      20m 26s
    18. 202 Op art experiment 2b: Concentric rings
      9m 43s
    19. 203 Developing a dramatic castle in Camera Raw
      13m 21s
    20. 204 Artificially coloring a photo in Camera Raw
      9m 38s
    21. 205 Creating an antique photo effect in Camera Raw
      7m 53s
    22. 206 Adding a weathered old-photo frame effect
      12m 0s
    23. 207 Drawing an Angry Birds-like character
      16m 59s
    24. 208 Stroking an entire layer in Illustrator
      9m 21s
    25. 209 Drawing a classic snarling cartoon face
      11m 10s
    26. 210 Drawing a radiant, cheerful cartoon background
      18m 29s
    27. 211 Stroking any kind of type in Illustrator
      5m 0s
    28. 212 Creating synthetic water droplets
      9m 29s
    29. 213 Simulating liquid reflections with effect
      5m 19s
    30. 214 Simulating liquid refractions with a dmap
      5m 30s
    31. 215 Creating an eye-catching splatter effect
      9m 8s
    32. 216 Defringing purples and greens in Camera Raw 7
      10m 4s
    33. 217 Making a danger sign more dangerous
      15m 9s
    34. 218 Using texture and depth to add realism
      10m 22s
    35. 219 Precisely aligning artwork to the bleed
      7m 16s
    36. 220 Creating and importing a tracing template
      6m 50s
    37. 221 Drawing a distinctive 2D video game character
      18m 52s
    38. 222 Adding features to the face of a 2D character
      14m 3s
    39. 223 Creating a vivid aura around an entire character
      7m 25s
    40. 224 Adding variable-width strokes in Illustrator
      11m 23s
    41. 225 Animating bird wings with Puppet Warp
      12m 15s
    42. 226 Animating text by onion skinning in Photoshop
      8m 0s
    43. 227 Creating an animated movie in Photoshop
      9m 15s
    44. 228 Exporting an animation to QuickTime and GIF
      5m 44s
    45. 229 Correcting an underwater photograph
      10m 30s
    46. 230 Making a photo razor-sharp and porcelain-smooth
      7m 17s
    47. 231 Reducing noise in a high-ISO shot with Camera Raw
      8m 33s
    48. 232 Creating highly reflective sunglasses
      10m 43s
    49. 233 Adding drama to an outdoor portrait shot
      6m 35s
    50. 234 Creating volumetric forms with shape layers
      15m 52s
    51. 235 Creating a bloodshot eye effect
      7m 11s
    52. 236 Shading an image with shapes and layer masks
      13m 2s
    53. 237 Creating fabric textures with pattern layers
      7m 27s
    54. 238 Colorize any layer with Color Overlay
      3m 23s
    55. 239 Turning a portrait into a dot drawing
      7m 40s
    56. 240 Creating a full-color dot drawing
      3m 29s
    57. 241 Drawing an orthogonal cube with the line tool
      7m 9s
    58. 242 Creating a cube of differently colored cubes
      9m 27s
    59. 243 Recreating the Creative Cloud Logo in Illustrator
      16m 18s
    60. 244 Creating a psychedelic fabric texture
      9m 7s
    61. 245 Turning psychedelic fabric into rock letters
      5m 23s
    62. 246 Creating a more finely rendered dot drawing
      8m 29s
    63. 247 Converting from RGB to CMYK via Multichannel
      12m 31s
    64. 248 Creating printer-safe CMYK shadows
      6m 48s
    65. 249 Creating bright, golden motion trails
      12m 32s
    66. 250 Creating schematic art with grid
      12m 41s
    67. 251 Drawing precisely aligned arrowhead
      12m 8s
    68. 252 Adding arrowheads around a closed path
      6m 1s
    69. 253 Drawing the Pen tool without touching the Pen tool
      17m 13s
    70. 254 Merging frames for the best possible UAV photo
      16m 40s
    71. 255 Retouching details in an aerial landscape
      12m 13s
    72. 256 Editing a video and adding transitions in Photoshop
      10m 57s
    73. 257 Importing the quadcopter crash sequences
      9m 4s
    74. 258 Color correcting a video and adding a soundtrack
      8m 56s
    75. 259 Adding precisely timed titles to your video
      11m 43s
    76. 260 Hand-painting an image with a Wacom Cintiq
      13m 11s
    77. 261 Blending the final false-color artwork
      8m 41s
    78. 262 Creating a honeycomb pattern in Illustrator
      12m 50s
    79. 263 Building up strokes to create 3D honeycomb
      9m 8s
    80. 264 Turning yourself into a zombie
      14m 0s
    81. 265 Enhancing an ambience environment for the undead
      9m 26s
    82. 266 Creating dripping, gooey ghost letters
      16m 43s
    83. 267 Turning type into gooey green slime
      11m 19s
    84. 268 Creating heavy metal type (updated for Photoshop CS6 and CC)
      12m 27s
    85. 269 Cleaning up a crummy product shot
      11m 3s
    86. 270 Scaling and rotating photographic objects
      10m 10s
    87. 271 Tracing a line drawing with uniform strokes
      11m 18s
    88. 272 Coloring line art using Live Paint Bucket
      18m 22s
    89. 273 Creating a pigture using shapes and letters
      18m 7s
    90. 274 Integrating a cartoon into a photograph
      7m 27s
    91. 275 Converting a photo into a Lichtenstein drawing
      16m 8s
    92. 276 Adding bring Ben-Day dots and a talk balloon
      15m 31s
    93. 277 Painting an eye using a custom brush
      11m 31s
    94. 278 Painting and smoothing straight-sided brushstrokes
      12m 0s
    95. 279 Simulating pressure with path outlines
      6m 3s
    96. 280 Developing a 32-bit HDR image in Camera Raw
      14m 42s
    97. 281 Converting from 32-bit to the more flexible 8-bit mode
      11m 15s
  4. 14h 31m
    1. 091 Removing people from a photo
      10m 44s
    2. 092 Masking people back into a photo
      10m 58s
    3. 093 Hand-painting a mask
      10m 5s
    4. 094 Masking a real-life shadow
      10m 40s
    5. 095 Turning a photo into line art
      7m 44s
    6. 096 Adding a crosshatch shading pattern
      6m 46s
    7. 097 Creating type that inverts anything behind it
      5m 32s
    8. 098 Creating auto-inverting line art
      5m 7s
    9. 099 Creating movie poster credits
      8m 10s
    10. 100 Creating a dual-focus hybrid image
      6m 24s
    11. 101 Adding text to a hybrid composition
      7m 24s
    12. 102 Drawing with the reshape tool
      10m 39s
    13. 103 Hand-drawing a really great letter
      10m 6s
    14. 104 Creating a vanity frame
      5m 28s
    15. 105 Adding a frame to a photograph
      5m 3s
    16. 106 Drawing a highly graphic explosion with Illustrator
      10m 3s
    17. 107 Drawing a Ninja Turtle nose
      10m 22s
    18. 108 Mapping a dog face onto a duck
      8m 20s
    19. 109 Putting a tongue on a duck
      7m 6s
    20. 110 Making synthetic lightning in Photoshop
      11m 3s
    21. 111 Creating a driving rain effect in Photoshop
      4m 57s
    22. 112 Designing a railroad track
      12m 18s
    23. 113 Bending the railroad track around curves
      7m 46s
    24. 114 Creating a Star Wars hologram effect
      9m 23s
    25. 115 Creating leafy letters
      6m 12s
    26. 116 Creating topiary type
      6m 22s
    27. 117 Creating type in grass
      9m 0s
    28. 118 Rendering type in smoke
      7m 30s
    29. 119 Rendering type in brushed metal
      9m 57s
    30. 120 Adding brushed copper effect
      4m 14s
    31. 121 Reflecting type in water
      10m 57s
    32. 122 Reflecting water back into type
      11m 14s
    33. 123 Joining type to a circle
      7m 14s
    34. 124 Making flared type on a circle
      7m 17s
    35. 125 Making a person emerge from water
      5m 32s
    36. 126 Creating progressive water ripples
      10m 17s
    37. 127 Creating an upside-down face effect
      10m 17s
    38. 128 Achieving silky smooth skin with retouching
      6m 33s
    39. 129 Pearly white teeth
      7m 28s
    40. 130 Head-shrinking
      8m 26s
    41. 131 Getting a big head
      5m 11s
    42. 132 Adding a photographic texture to vector type
      4m 28s
    43. 133 Adding strokes in back of photo type
      5m 9s
    44. 134 Adding a border to an image in Illustrator
      4m 17s
    45. 135 Two ways to crop in Illustrator
      7m 29s
    46. 136 Inventing a 3D temple with a depth map
      10m 0s
    47. 137 Drawing a 3D object with Curves
      11m 41s
    48. 138 Creating a superhero shield in Illustrator
      16m 28s
    49. 139 Turning Illustrator paths into Photoshop shapes
      11m 42s
    50. 140 Creating a photorealistic superhero shield
      12m 39s
    51. 141 Pimping your ride in Photoshop
      9m 59s
    52. 142 Masking and blackening a car
      10m 20s
    53. 143 Drawing a multi-part vector mask
      12m 46s
    54. 144 Masking and painting a shadow
      8m 26s
    55. 145 Integrating blades of grass into tires
      5m 34s
    56. 146 Making a (ridiculously) dramatic sky
      6m 2s
    57. 147 Adding flame stripes to a car
      8m 23s
    58. 148 Creating interlocking octagons in Illustrator
      7m 44s
    59. 149 Hand-coloring line art
      13m 9s
    60. 150 Creating a custom wave pattern
      9m 56s
    61. 151 Simulating a screen print
      8m 30s
    62. 152 Drawing a perfect linear spiral in Illustrator
      9m 42s
    63. 153 Drawing a spiraling nautilus shell
      11m 4s
    64. 154 Designing a hex pattern in Illustrator CS6
      11m 10s
    65. 155 Making a hex pattern in Illustrator CS5 and earlier
      7m 4s
    66. 156 Creating a Facebook cover in Photoshop
      9m 25s
    67. 157 Matching a profile picture to your cover
      6m 37s
    68. 158 Cloning yourself in Photoshop
      11m 16s
    69. 159 Lighting the clone party
      8m 29s
    70. 160 Hand-carving letters into wood
      8m 0s
    71. 161 Creating a Spirograph-like pattern
      7m 34s
    72. 162 Tracing scalloped gear teeth around a circle
      4m 55s
    73. 163 Applying custom carve and shadow styles to type
      8m 50s
    74. 164 Turning a pencil sketch into digital ink
      12m 55s
    75. 165 Adding a graph-paper background
      13m 42s
    76. 166 Creating a continuous single-line Spirograph
      13m 2s
    77. 167 Scaling circles into complex patterns
      7m 15s
    78. 168 Creating a money-like design
      8m 43s
    79. 169 Attack of the killer pumpkin
      14m 49s
    80. 170 Simulating a glowing Jack-o-lantern
      12m 24s
    81. 171 The headless stranger in the mist
      12m 25s
    82. 172 Creating 3D punched letters
      13m 29s
    83. 173 Designing a double-wave line pattern
      11m 2s
    84. 174 Assembling a seamless pattern brush
      9m 53s
    85. 175 Creating a hand turkey in Photoshop
      18m 42s
    86. 176 Creating a depth-of-field cast shadow
      7m 29s
    87. 177 Creating a lustrous round jewel
      13m 56s
    88. 178 Cutting and brushing light on a gem
      8m 30s
    89. 179 Creating a shiny button with inset text
      11m 5s
    90. 180 Creating a jaunty six-sided star
      15m 1s
    91. 181 Interweaving star shapes and adding gradients
      8m 28s
    92. 182 Casting shadows between interwoven shapes
      9m 12s
    93. 183 Creating a Hobbit-like text effect
      15m 6s
    94. 184 Enhancing a landscape photo in Camera Raw 7
      9m 16s
  5. 13h 11m
    1. 001 Creating ice type
      8m 39s
    2. 002 Branding type on a texture
      7m 6s
    3. 003 Creating an image-branding machine
      7m 13s
    4. 004 Capturing effects with layer comps
      7m 35s
    5. 005 Rendering type in gold
      8m 9s
    6. 006 Creating a hammered metal background
      5m 48s
    7. 007 Creating heavy metal type
      8m 13s
    8. 008 Creating a molten letter effect
      6m 43s
    9. 009 Setting type on fire
      11m 20s
    10. 010 Using an anti-edge mask
      7m 20s
    11. 011 Blending textures onto a face
      9m 28s
    12. 012 Rendering a face as a cave painting
      7m 34s
    13. 013 Creating a reflection in shattered glass
      8m 32s
    14. 014 Creating a face in a tree
      11m 20s
    15. 015 Building a synthetic star field
      8m 21s
    16. 016 Making 3D type with Repoussé
      10m 14s
    17. 017 Casting 3D shadows and reflections
      9m 35s
    18. 018 Adjusting 3D light sources
      10m 51s
    19. 019 Masking highlights and shadows
      6m 27s
    20. 020 Masking glass
      10m 39s
    21. 021 High key high contrast
      8m 33s
    22. 022 Simulating sub-pixel rendering
      10m 58s
    23. 023 Fixing chromatic aberrations in Photoshop
      9m 41s
    24. 024 Fixing chromatic aberrations in Camera Raw
      8m 51s
    25. 025 Correcting red-eye like a pro
      11m 56s
    26. 026 Turning a photo into an ink drawing
      10m 42s
    27. 027 Turning a photo into a pencil sketch
      8m 43s
    28. 028 Creating a seamlessly repeating pattern
      10m 56s
    29. 029 Repairing seams in a repeating pattern
      10m 47s
    30. 030 Creating a 3D pie chart
      11m 9s
    31. 031 Splitting and modifying 3D meshes
      11m 52s
    32. 032 Using the Ground Plane Shadow Catcher
      6m 58s
    33. 033 Creating a talk show-style curtain
      7m 57s
    34. 034 Assembling a flawless panorama
      10m 5s
    35. 035 Removing people with image stacks
      11m 44s
    36. 036 Creative stacking with Maximum and Range
      11m 44s
    37. 037 Creating synthetic wood grain
      9m 23s
    38. 038 Making slats of uniquely textured wood
      10m 52s
    39. 039 Kerning within a single character
      10m 31s
    40. 040 Creating a raised bevel effect
      11m 49s
    41. 041 Putting wings on a horse
      10m 41s
    42. 042 Creating a classic heart in Illustrator
      7m 15s
    43. 043 Glossing up a heart in Photoshop
      8m 42s
    44. 044 Shooting and assembling a stereoscopic photo
      8m 15s
    45. 045 Extending 3D beyond the screen plane
      6m 13s
    46. 046 Adding stereo 3D text and shapes
      9m 9s
    47. 047 Tilting text and shapes toward the viewer
      8m 13s
    48. 048 Creating a shooting star in Illustrator
      6m 33s
    49. 049 Using blends to draw path outlines
      8m 8s
    50. 050 Inventing custom starbursts
      7m 33s
    51. 051 Making a fictional creature
      12m 5s
    52. 052 Transforming a creature into a monster
      6m 14s
    53. 053 Capturing a monster in motion
      11m 45s
    54. 054 Changing the color of a car
      7m 12s
    55. 055 Painting a colorful car black
      8m 16s
    56. 056 Coloring the stripes on a zebra
      10m 47s
    57. 057 Drawing trendy swirls in Illustrator
      10m 59s
    58. 058 Creating variable-width and brushed swirls
      10m 46s
    59. 059 Drawing trendy ornaments in Illustrator
      8m 49s
    60. 060 Designing a magically updating pattern
      8m 40s
    61. 061 Automatically collapsing a selection
      7m 43s
    62. 062 Adding a magnifying glass into a design
      7m 5s
    63. 063 Healing one eye onto another
      7m 15s
    64. 064 Creating a giant command key
      9m 15s
    65. 065 Drawing common symbols part 1
      6m 29s
    66. 066 Drawing common symbols part 2
      9m 26s
    67. 067 Filtering images with Camera Raw
      7m 52s
    68. 068 Creating a vivid HDR effect
      5m 29s
    69. 069 Creating an ambigram in Illustrator
      10m 45s
    70. 070 Making a two-word ambigram
      7m 47s
    71. 071 Drawing a Halloween scareflake
      10m 45s
    72. 072 Creating true clones in Illustrator
      11m 7s
    73. 073 Taking your scareflakes into Photoshop
      7m 20s
    74. 074 Making a faux HDR image in Lab
      8m 38s
    75. 075 Turning a guy into a zombie
      7m 3s
    76. 076 Miniaturizing the world in Photoshop
      6m 45s
    77. 077 Creating a synthetic rainbow
      8m 53s
    78. 078 Casting an artificial shadow from a layer
      7m 2s
    79. 079 Rendering a portrait in type
      8m 58s
    80. 080 Rendering a portrait in tile patterns
      7m 43s
    81. 081 Rotating a pattern layer in Photoshop
      4m 16s
    82. 082 Tracing an image with path outlines
      7m 50s
    83. 083 Turning path outlines into a vector mask
      6m 0s
    84. 084 Drawing rays of light in Photoshop
      5m 40s
    85. 085 Drawing concentric glow rings
      7m 24s
    86. 086 Designing an Indiana Jones-style logo
      8m 50s
    87. 087 Achieving mitered corners in Photoshop
      5m 43s
    88. 088 Masking with Blunt Instruments in Photoshop
      11m 8s
    89. 089 Creating a stained-glass ornament
      8m 26s
    90. 090 Designing a stained-glass window
      10m 23s

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