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Lucky Winners of Adobe Photoshop Secrets Giveaway

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In this post I will reveal 3 lucky winners of  Adobe Photoshop Secrets Giveaway: PSD Templates & Photoshop Actions . First of all thanks to all 46 participants. Correct answer on my question: what is current version of Adobe Photoshop? is Adobe Photoshop CC . Here are some stats, actually Polldaddy records: 46 participants: 32 correct answers (73%), 12 incorrect answers (27%) and 2 skips (4%). For any complaints or if you want to check your record please contact me through contact form on this blog. I will send you your record: IP address, date and time quiz taken and your answer. Lucky winners First let me tell you how I get lucky winners. I was using Microsoft Excel to generate random numbers using RANDBETWEEN function. After generating random numbers I look at records and first 3 matching numbers with correct answer are lucky winners. There wasn't any favoring or my likeness involved when deciding about lucky winners and to whom to give away files. And the

Adobe Photoshop Secrets Giveaway: PSD Templates & Photoshop Actions

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In this post actually during next 7 days starting with June 22, 2013 you have chance to win 1 of 3 packages with PSD templates and Photoshop actions worth $37 by answering on simple question: what is current version of Adobe Photoshop ?. I carefully selected items included in giveaway package to ensure it will be useful for designers, photographers and even for occasional users. Since every item ships with comprehensive and detailed instructions, which are not necessary for most users because items are simple to use, there can not be mistake and anyone who win package will be able to properly use it. Beside detailed instructions you have and unlimited support through contact form on this blog . What is included in giveaway package? Giveaway package contains following PSD templates and actions (to read more about item included follow links below): Unlimited Grid Layouts PSD Templates Bundle ($7) Layouts Photoshop Actions ($12) Puzzle Overlays PSD Templates ($6) Circular L

Free Art Nouveau Seamless Tiling Patterns

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Art Nouveau 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 Art Nouveau 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 . Art Nouveau Patterns Preview:

Edit Layer in Adobe Camera Raw From Photoshop CS6

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There are many new features in Photoshop CC which will be released on June 17, 2013. One of the new features is new command in Filter menu to edit layer in Adobe Camera Raw (ACR). For Photoshop CS6 users script Edit Layers in ACR 1.1.7 will allow you to edit any pixel based layer in ACR. Most important: it works and with layers which have pixel or vector masks attached to it or in other words with layers which have transparency. Script comes from amazing Dr. Russell Preston Brown and can be downloaded from Dr. Brown Scripts page (scroll down till you see Edit in ACR panel). If you are not aware, Russell Brown is one of most creative heads today and one to whom we (Photoshop users) should say: Thank you for Adobe Photoshop ! Lets go to subject. After installing script using Adobe Extension Manager CS6 , start Photoshop, open image and go to Window > Extensions > Adobe Edit in ACR . You will see panel Adobe Edit in ACR on your screen. It is strongly recommended to

50% Discount On Lee Varis Photo Illustration & Image Creation Course

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In this post I want to inform you about huge, 50% discount ($49 instead of $99) on entire course:  The Basics of Photo Illustration & Image Creation in Photoshop by Lee Varis available on Udemy . Lee Varis is an excellent instructor which have what to say about masking and compositing in Photoshop and he is doing that in one unique and interesting way: I was feeling like he is sitting next to me in the same room while watching videos. What you will learn is everything you want to know about selections and how to combine multiple photos to create successful composition. Lee is covering everything and introducing features exactly when is appropriate in all its glory - never just to cover something. Author is also presenting techniques how to create special effects in one easy to understand and follow way. For each lecture (video tutorial) you have options to download tutorial and material used to create final result. Here is introductory video:

Free Lava Flow Seamless Tiling Patterns

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Lava Flow 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 Lava Flow 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 . Lava Flow Patterns Preview:

Circular Layouts Automated PSD Templates

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Today I want to present you my new product named: Circular Layouts Automated PSD Templates . There are 5 different templates in this package to arrange 13–25 images in circular layouts. Templates are automated with Photoshop actions to quickly place/replace images. This set is excellent to arrange family photos, photos from celebrations, travels or photowalks. What is included in package Package contains 5 PSD templates 8×8in with resolution 300ppi. This is only starting point because any template can be resized to any dimension and resolution without penalty. There are also 3 sets of actions: To place 13–25 (depend on template) images one after another To place one by one image To replace already placed images Customer will receive and Help files in package with step by step instructions, explanations and screenshots. How things works You open template in Photoshop and re-size it to any size or resolution. Load Place Images Circular Templates actions and run c