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By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Photoshop CC: Focus Area

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Ever wonder just what Photoshop CC has to offer you? The Focus Area command is one of Deke’s favorite new Creative Cloud features—and in this episode of Deke’s Techniques he’ll show you how to use Focus Area to extract a subject from the background of a photograph.

By Kristin Ellison | Saturday, August 09, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 5

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today Von gave us the choice to draw one of the following: bigfoot, your boss, a shark, a skull, a pelican, an evil space villain, or a horse.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 08, 2014

Improve a Picnic Scene in Photoshop

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This week in Pixel Playground, Bert walks us through how to improve an image of an elegant picnic. He opens the wine, adds more oranges to the tree, and brings the bushes back to life!

By Kristin Ellison | Thursday, August 07, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 4

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today’s challenge was to draw your non-dominant hand in several different styles.

By Kristin Ellison | Thursday, August 07, 2014

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 3

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Today’s challenge was to look at the negative spaces in the provided exercise—a page filled with squiggling lines—and draw in the images you see.

By Kristin Ellison | Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Our 21-Day Drawing Challenge — in Action

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Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

Here are Day One and Day Two:

By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Create a Symbol of Solidarity with Illustrator

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How do you turn a clenched first into a symbol of solidarity, and teamwork? With today’s free episode of Deke’s Techniques!

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 01, 2014

Make a rainy-day photo even rainier—with Photoshop

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This week, Bert walks us through how to make a rainy-day photo look even rainier with Photoshop.

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