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291 Shading and lighting the happy forest

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Video: 291 Shading and lighting the happy forest

In this movie, we're going to take the flat little forests that we've created so And then finally, we want to select shadow Now turn on shadow five, click on it to select it.

291 Shading and lighting the happy forest

In this movie, we're going to take the flat little forests that we've created so far, and we're going to add shadows and highlights to create these truly happy little trees. Complete with these cast shadows down below, which is where we'll start. So I'll switch back to my image in progress and I'm going to take tree six and drag it below tree five just so that everybody's listed in the proper order. Now we're going to make the shadows based on the trees. So, you want to select all the tress by shit clicking on the top tree like so, so trees one through six are now selected and to make copies of them all you have to do is press Ctrl+j or Cmd+j for jump.

And we'll now have copies of every single one of the trees. Now just to make sure that we understand what we're doing here, go ahead and select the original tree one, double click on it, and let's rename that guy shadow one, like so. And then I'll tab to the next Layer name and change it to shadow two, and then shadow three, so I'm pressing tab between every renaming so that I can advance to the next layer and then finally shadow six at the end. Just a little bit of house keeping that's going to help use keep track of what's going on.

Now we're going to start with shadow three. Because it's just the easiest place to start. And I'm going to press Ctrl+minus or Cmd+minus on the Mac a couple of times to zoom out and with that shadow selected, go up to the Edit menu and choose Free Transform. Then you want to press the control key or the command key on the mac, that's very important, and drag the top handle down. And that way, as you drag and flip the tree, you'll also be able to skew it and again that's the function of pressing the Ctrl or Cmd key as you drag and right about there I'd say is what we want.

Then go ahead and press the Enter key, or the Return key on the Mac, in order to accept that change, and let's go ahead and zoom back in. And then we want to fill the tree with black, so press the D key to make sure that you've got your default colors, which means that the foreground color's now black. And, to fill just the tree with black, you press Shift+Alt+Backspace. Or Shift+Opt+Delete. And you're pressing Alt+Backspace or Opt+Backspace to fill with the foreground color, which is black. You're also adding the shift key to respect the tree's transparency map.

Which is to say, you fill just the tree and not the entire layer. Now I'll press Ctrl+up arrow and left arrow a few times in order to nudge that shadow into place. Alright, now we want to repeat the operation on all the other shadows. We could cover all the shadows in one fell swoop. But we're better off doing it one tree at a time, because otherwise it gets pretty confusing. So I'm going to select shadow one, and then I'll go up to the Edit menu, choose Transform this time, and choose Again. And notice that keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+shift+T, or Cmd+shift+T on the Mac.

We'll be using that quite a bit. So go ahead and choose a command. You can see that it kind of jumps up like that there. Let's go ahead and press the Ctrl key or the Cmd key on a Mac and drag it down into place and then press Shift+Alt+Backspace or Shift+Opt+Delete in order to fill it with black. And if you need to nudge it around, just press the Ctrl or Cmd key along with your arrow keys. Now switch to shadow two. Press Ctrl+Shift+T or Cmd+Shift+T on the Mac in order to repeat the transformation. That is to say the skew. Press Shift+Alt+Backspace or Shift+Opt+Delete in order to fill that shadow with black and then Ctrl or Cmd drag it into place.

Now select shadow four, Ctrl+Shift+T or Cmd+Shift+T on the mac. Go ahead and Ctrl drag this guy up. And then press Shift+Alt+Backspace or Shift+Opt+Delete in order to fill it with black. Now let's grab shadow five. Ctrl+Shift+T, Cmd+Shift+T on a Mac, in order to repeat the skew, Ctrl-drag it where you want it to be. And press Shift+Alt+Backspace or Shift+Opt+Delete in order to fill it with black like so. And I need to make sure he's in the right place, which he is now, I believe. I could zoom in a little more just to make sure.

And it looks pretty good. And then finally, we want to select shadow six, and press Ctrl+Shift+T or Cmd+Shift+T on the Mac. Press Shift+Alt+Backspace or Shift+Opt+Delete on the Mac and Ctrl or Cmd+drag that guy up into place. Now I'm going to turn off shadows four, five, and six by dragging down the eyeball column just so that we can see that we're not really seeing that much of shadows one, two, and three. So even though we've got some soft shadows going on that are cast by the leaves onto the branches, I don't really need to soften these shadows.

So I'm just going to click on shadow three and Shift+Click on shadow one. With my Rectangular Marquee tool selected, I'll press the five key, in order to reduce the opacity of all three of those shadows to 50%. Now, I'll select shadow four, we're seeing more of it, and I want it to kind of blur as it tapers away from the tree, so with that layer selected, I'll right click inside the image window. Using the rectangular marquee once again, and I'll choose convert to smart object. And then I'll go up to the Filter menu, I'll choose Blur, and I'll choose Tilt Shift.

What that's going to allow me to do is create a kind of tapering blur. So, I'll drag this pin down. So that this horizontal line is right at the base of the tree, like so, and I don't want this much blur so I'll take the blur value down to five pixels in order to create this effect. So, right at this point, at the trunk, we've got a nice sharp shadow and then it blurs more and more towards the bottom of the image. And you can control where the end of the blur happens by dragging the dotted line. I want it to happen at the very bottom of the canvas and now click OK in order to apply that change.

Now you want to press the five key to reduce the opacity of the shadow to 50%. And the reason we're waiting until we've made this a smart shadow is because if we don't, then we'll end up getting these weird little highlights around the blurred edges and you don't want that. Now I'm going to right click inside this filter mask. And I'll choose Delete Filter Mask, to get rid of it. Now turn on shadow five, click on it to select it. Right click inside the image window and choose, Convert to Smart Object. So we have to convert each one of these shadows independently, to a smart object, because if we try to convert them all at once, they'll all go into a single smart object.

Which is not what we want. Then, go ahead and press the Alt key, or the Opt key on the Mac. And drag this little icon right there, and drop it onto shadow five, like so. And that'll go ahead and copy that smart filter. And if you expand the layer you'll see it copies the smart filter without copying the empty filter mask which is very important and it appears that we're getting some bright edges. I'm not sure why that is but I know how to get rid of them. Press the five key to reduce the opacity of the shadow to 50%.

And then, go ahead and change the blend mode from normal to multiply. We really shouldn't have to do that, but apparently we do. So now I'll go ahead and click on shadow six. Turn it on like so. Convert it to a smart object by right-clicking inside the image window and choosing Convert to Smart Object. And then let's go ahead and Alt+Drag, or Opt+Drag the icon. So that we don't bring over the filter mask. It appears we've got a little bit of highlight going on here, too. So, let's change the blend mode to multiply, for this layer.

And then I'll press the Escape key so that multiply is no longer active. And I'll press the five key in order to reduce the opacity to 50%. And just to be safe, I'm going to click on shadow four. I'm not seeing any highlights around it, but better safe than sorry. I'll go ahead and change it's blend mode to multiply. And sure enough, the shadow did darken. Alright, now I reckon we ought to add some shading on the sides of the trunks. So I'm going to scroll all the way up to tree one. And I believe that's the tree over here on the left-hand side. And I can check that out by turning it off and then turning it back on.

So, I'll press Ctrl+Shift+N, or Cmd+Shift+N on the Mac to create a new layer and I'll call it shadow, and I'll turn on this check box, use previous layer to create clipping mask, so that we're clipping the shadow inside the trunk. And then I'll switch to the Lasso tool which of course you can get to by pressing the L key. I'll just Alt+Click around this area like so and the Alt+Clicking or Opt+Clicking on the Mac allows me to create a plig in the lasso until I release the key like so. Assuming my foreground color is still black I'll just press Alt+Backspace or Opt+Delete in order to fill the selection with black.

It's clipped inside the trunk is the reason it's not extending outside the trunk. Then I'll press Ctrl+d or Cmd+d on the Mac in order to deselect the image. Let's blur it. This time just by going into the Filer menu, choosing Blur and choosing Gaussian Blur. And I'm going to set the radius value to three pixels and click OK. And then I'll press the five key to reduce the opacity of that layer to 50%. And now let's add the shadow to the other trees by Alt or Opt+Dragging it down from its current location to on top of tree two.

And then I'll Alt or Opt+lick that horizontal line between the two shadows, so it's clipped inside tree two. We're not seeing it at the proper location yet, so press the Ctrl key, or Cmd key on the Mac. And drag that guy over to other tree, like so. And it may extend up into one of the limbs. That's probably going to work out fine. Now, let's go ahead and Alt+Drag or Opt+Drag that shadow down in front of tree three. Alt or Opt+Click on horizontal line between the two layers right there, so it's clipped inside tree three and then Alt or Opt+Drag that shadow over to this location like so.

And you might need to repeat the operation for the other trees as well, but I think we can get away with a few shortcuts here. If I click on tree three, drop down to the FX icon, click on it and choose Color Overlay and this is going to allow us to darken these rear trees. So, I'll choose Color Overlay that turns the entire tree flaming red. But, now what I want. I'm going to go ahead and click on the red color swatch here inside the layer style dialog box. And I'll drag the little circle down to the bottom left corner to dial in black. And I'll click OK and then when we want to take that opacity value down to 15%, I figure for this tree.

And now I'll go ahead and click OK. And let's duplicate this color overlay onto the other trees. I'll Alt or Opt+drag it onto tree four, which is this guy over on the right-hand side. Double click on its color overlay, and I'm going to change the opacity to 50%, and you can see that that darkens things up pretty dramatically here. Just by way of comparison, here is 15 so keep an eye on that tree and here's 50. So now click OK in order to accept that effect. And I'll Alt or Opt+Drag that color overlay onto tree five, which is that guy right there.

And I'll Alt or Opt+Drag it again onto tree six. Now I think tree six is actually a little bit too dark. So I'll go ahead and scroll down the list. And I'll double click on it's color overlay effect there and I'll scoot the layer style dialog box over so we can see what we're doing. And I'll reduce the opacity to 30% which lightens things up and then I'll click OK. Given how dark these trees are, I figure they don't really need these little shadow elements that I added. Now I'm going to center my zoom by pressing Ctrl+0, or Cmd+0 on the Mac. And here's the exciting part, where we add some highlights. And we're going to do so using Lens Flare.

But to good effect I think. So I'll go ahead and click on the very top layer in the stack here inside the Layers panel. And then I'll press Ctrl+Shift+N, or Cmd+Shift+N on the Mac, to create a new layer and I'll call it black. And click OK. And then I'll press Alt+Backspace or Opt+Delete on a Mac, to fill the entire layer with black. Now, I want you to right click inside the image window and choose Convert to Smart Object. So we're placing this layer inside a smart object. And then, let's go ahead and change the blend mode to screen, so that the blackness disappears.

Which might make you think, well that's great. Now we didn't do anything with that layer. Well we're going to add a lens flare to it, which we will see because of the screen blend mode. By going up to the Filter Menu, choosing Render. And then I'll choose Lens Flare. Now of course, I've done this before, so I already have everything set up the way I need it to be. But notice that I've selected 35 mm prime from the lens types and I've set the brightness value to 125% and I've dragged this guy to this approximate location here. You may have to adjust it later but for now, just try to get it right and click OK and you'll end up creating this highlight.

Now, if it's in the wrong location, just double click on Lens Flare and drag this little guy around in order to move it. So, for example, I might move it just a little bit down, and click OK. And that's going to scoot the lens flare down. That's not really where I want it though, so I'll press Ctrl+Z, or Cmd+Z on the Mac to undo that change. Now, I want to create another lens flare. And I'll do so by going up to the Filter menu and choosing the Lens Flare command from the top of the list. And because we're working with the smart object, that forces the display of the dialogue box. I'll go ahead and take the brightness of this guy down to 100%, and I'll move it to this location right about there.

And then I'll click OK to accept that change, and that ends up centering that flare, right where I want it to be. And it's just that I've done this so many times that's why I got it right. You'll probably have to mess around with it just as I did, when I was preparing this file. Now, the top lens flare's the one we just applied. Double-click on its little slider icon right there in order to bring up the blending options dialog box. And back off the opacity value to 77%. And click OK. Now this is still way over the top. So what we want to do is back off the effect by double clicking in an empty portion of the layer, do not double click on a thumbnail because if you do that you'll just open up that smart object filled with black, which isn't going to do you any good.

You want to click over here to the right of the layer name to bring up the layer style dialog box. I'll go ahead and scoot it over so we can better see what we're doing. And I'll drag the black triangle for the underlying layer slider over to 40, like so, and that begins to allow some of those dark leaves to show through. And now I'll Alt+Drag or Opt+Drag the right half of that triangle all the way up to 128 is what I'm looking for, but I guess 129 would work pretty much just as well. And that creates the fade across the dark end of the luminance spectrum and we end up getting this effect here, now I'll click OK.

And then finally, I'll go ahead and press the F key a couple of times in order to switch to the full screen mode. And I'll just go ahead and scroll down a bit so we can see those shadows. And just so you have a sense of what we were able to accomplish, this is what the image looked like at the outset of this movie, with no shadows or highlights whatsoever. So in other words, the trees are not integrated into the landscape. And this is the effect that we have now with not only the trees integrated into the background but we also have dramatic variations between the leaves of the six trees, thanks to our ability to automatically create happy little trees here inside Photoshop CC14.2 or later

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  1. 24m 57s
    1. 341 Integrating 3D art into a 2D scene in Photoshop
      13m 41s
    2. 342 Creating a 3D shark in Photoshop
      11m 16s
  2. 11h 26m
    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
  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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