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3 Cool Filter Forge Tips

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In this post I will give you 3 coll and my favorite tips when working with Filter Forge - probably best Photoshop plugin . Filter Forge is fantastic software and beside more than 9000 unique filters which you can download for free, there are always and controls to quick and easy tweak and modify provided preset for particular filter. This means that you can create unique filters in no time. Even better there is and Filter Editor to modify or add components or even to start from scratch and create your unique and awesome filter. For those not familiar with this fantastic software or Photoshop plugin just quick explanation that word filter want to say: pattern, effect, frame, texture, tonal and color enhancement and so on. Pretty similar with Photoshop filters but more powerful tool. Lets go to my tips. Tip 1 Save preset As already mentioned every filter have some controls, usually sliders, which you can use to tweak filter settings. Once you are satisfied go and save settings as ne

Circles, Rounded Rectangles and Hexagon Layouts Photoshop Actions

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My new set of Photoshop actions: Circles, Rounded Rectangles and Hexagon Layouts are created to help you in design tasks which requires images inside or clipped to circle, rounded rectangle or hexagon. Actions are amazingly flexible and easy to use. User is the one who will determine number of images, size, resolution, bit depth… of document. In addition there are actions included in package to group Smart Object layers with images and vector placeholders to which Smart Object layers are clipped for easier alignment and distribution. Last option I want to mention for introduction is to rasterize grouped Smart Object and vector placeholders to minimize number of layers and file size. How actions works Every set of actions: Circles, Rounded Rectangles* and Hexagons have multiple actions to create layouts or   2–100 images clipped to vector placeholders. Every action have 2 parts or steps which will run continuously without interruptions with pop-up message between to explain

Free Water Colour Paper Seamless Tiling Patterns

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Water Colour Paper Seamless Tiling Patterns for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements is today freebie. Patterns are created with  Filter Forge - probably best Photoshop plugin . Patterns size is 512x512px and you can use them for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies  section. Download Water Colour Paper Patterns (Google Docs) . If you have problem to install patterns read this tutorial:  How to install Photoshop patterns on Windows . You may also be interested in:  How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Water Colour Paper Patterns Preview: If you need more paper seamless tiling patterns visit this link for premium package ($2 only) with 30 different patterns + JPG images in two sizes 512x512px and 1024x1024px.

Chevron Fabric Seamless Tiling Patterns

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Today I will introduce you my new set with 34 Chevron Fabric Seamless Tiling Patterns. Every pattern is available in 5 sizes: 128x128px, 256x256px, 512x512px, 1024x1024 and 2048x2048px. You can use patterns with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and GIMP. Patterns are useful for backgrounds, design elements, as overlay or to create layer styles. Test and buy patterns To test quality of patterns please download test file with 3 patterns in all available sizes from Google Docs . Price for this set is $4 and you can buy it from RegNow site using this link  (download available immediately after completing order and email link will be sent to you). Purchased version contains 2 PDF files in help folder with preview of all available patterns and tutorial How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Tutorial will come handy in case you want to separate patterns by size or by most used and save them as new sets. Preview of Chevron Fabric Seamless Tiling

Unlimited Layouts PSD Templates

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Today I am very excited to present you my new product: Unlimited Layouts PSD Templates available as usually from Web on Graphic River. This is great moment for me and I believe for many Photoshop users. This set of templates will open the eyes to many of you who are not using amazingly powerful and flexible Variables and Data Sets. This amazing feature allows you to place hundreds of images or files from once resized on the fly to fit in your layout exactly as you want without to worry about size, color mode, bit depth... This powerful feature allows you to create multipage documents like product catalogs, photobooks, contact sheets, photo templates in a minutes. About Unlimited Layouts PSD Templates PSD templates are extremely flexible and easy to use. You can resize (resample) provided layout to just any size and aspect ratio. All PSD templates have variables attached to file so you do not need to deal with Variables and to learn how to create them. The real power with Variab

Grin Inc. Seamless Tiling Patterns for Adobe Photoshop

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Grin Inc. Seamless Tiling Patterns for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements is today freebie. Patterns are created with  Filter Forge - probably best Photoshop plugin . Patterns size is 512x512px and you can use them for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies  section. Download Grin Inc Patterns (Google Docs) . If you have problem to install patterns read this tutorial:  How to install Photoshop patterns on Windows . You may also be interested in:  How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Grin Inc. Patterns Preview:

Thousands of Free Photoshop Actions

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One of most powerful features in Photoshop are actions. Actions are useful for repetitive tasks but not only. Many of actions available for free can help you in common tasks like: color corrections, retouching, sharpening, B&W conversion, file format conversion, pattern creation, layout creation and off course to create special effects. Here is my ultimate collection of sites from where you can download many outstanding, extremely useful and free actions: Photoshop Exchange Adobe launched New Adobe Exchange recently and that's your first option to browse and download freebies including actions. Requirement for Exchange panel is Photoshop CS6. That's not all when we speak about actions and Adobe sites. Photoshop Exchange Classic is best available resource with no more, no less but 5060 free actions. Many of available actions are top quality, you won't believe what you have missed if you are not visiting this site. Just go there and filter: Actions, License type: F

Free Webinar: Adobe Creative Cloud for Designers

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In this post I want to draw your attention on free webinar: Adobe Creative Cloud for Designers on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT. Registration is absolutely free and one of easiest I know about. After registering you will receive confirmation and link to webinar in your inbox. Host Terry White is quaranty for plenty of informations, tips, tricks and lot of fun. Registration link : https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/575124112