....Selling photos to photo stocks – you're thinking about it? Read Erlon Silva's article before you contribute!
....Create a Fire vs. Ice image using simple techniques – by Zainab Razaq
....Make your own Photoshop origami – by Benjamin Delacour
....Achieve an X-Ray effect – by Tina Foster
....Create a Halloween mood with a comic style zombie image – by Mair Perkins
....& that's not all! As always we have some interesting interviews and beautiful works of our cover artist Pedro Ferreira and Benoit Ladouceur. Let us inspire you
Interview with Pedro Ferreira
Pedro Ferreira was born in Porto, Portugal in 1974.
In 1999 he graduated in Graphic Design, ESAD – College of Arts and Design and began working as a graphic designer in a Design Studio.
In 2000 he entered the design department of Cifial company, and since then he worked as a designer, illustrator and more recently as a digital artist.
Some of his work has won international awards and was printed in magazines of Photoshop, photo manipulation and digital art.
“I’m a big fan of digital art and like to create strong compositions, full of color, symbolism and emotions!”
You can see more of his work in http://peter-design.blogspot.com/
Fire vs. Ice
We are going create a design that makes use of a Fire vs. Ice concept. In this tutorial you will learn how to tackle such complex conceptions to achieve effective results but with quick and easy techniques.
Here is a tutorial made entirely in Photoshop and Illustrator CS4. I wanted to try to make something fresh and very colorful. To do this, I used images of origami. Some of the material was done in Illustrator and Photoshop but the majority comes from iStockphoto.
Selling photos to photo stocks
Stock images have been significant part of my life. For more than 10 years I worked as an art Director for an advertising agency in Brazil, where I often used stock images to illustrate different ideas to my clients.
In this tutorial I will show you how toprepare and X-Ray effect using only Photoshop.
Rock text effect
Text effects have always been popular in Photoshop. In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to achieve a rocky-looking text effect. I will explore some creative techniques to round out and break up almost any font to create a rocky look.
Comic style Zombie tutorial
Interview with Benoit Ladouceur
Benoit Ladouceur is a Canadian artist based in Montreal. He has been working in the field of film and television as a digital matte painter, concept artist and illustrator for the last 15 years. He presently works as a senior matte painter and with Montreal’s Vision Globale film studio.
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