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Future Publishing / Computer Arts magazine

Future Publishing / Computer Arts magazine

Four page tutorial which shows how to achieve a convincing chrome logo by reflecting an organic photographic ‘environment’ to enhance the dramatic darks, lights and edge details associated with reflective surfaces.

Future Publishing / Computer Arts magazine

Future Publishing / Computer Arts magazine

View the complete tutorial online at Computer Arts Magazine

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

Three page tutorial for Digital Arts magazine. Prepare to shock! Terrify! Amaze! Recreate the shlock B-movie posters of cinema’s golden age. View the complete tutorial online at Digital Arts magazine

Software Media LLC / Psd magazine

Software Media LLC / Psd magazine

Cover illustration and four page tutorial on how to create surreal images by combining 3D renders with Photoshop illustration techniques. It was also featured on the magazine CD surface print.

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

Three page tutorial for of Digital Arts magazine. Discover how to combine photos, vector files and paint textures by using blending modes and opacity to achieve a look that's edgy and polished.

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

View the complete tutorial online at Digital Arts magazine

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

Three page tutorial for of Digital Arts magazine. Harness Illustrator's powerful Global Color and Symbol features, and discover just how simple it is to update your artwork on the fly.

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

IDG Communications / Digital Arts magazine

View the complete tutorial online at Digital Arts magazine

MetalFX Technology

MetalFX Technology

Illustration containing a fifth metallic ink published as a full page ad in 'ImagineFX' magazine. The silver print areas are shown on the right.

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

Adobe has brought the colour wheel into the digital age with Kuler (an interactive web-hosted application). Kuler lets you quickly create colour themes based on predefined formulas or mixing your own using an interactive colour wheel. This Photoshop tutorial focuses on creating a range of soft-drink labels using Kuler swatches.

Future Publishing / Computer Arts magazine

Future Publishing / Computer Arts magazine

Discover Illustrator's Live Trace and Pathfinder features to create a distressed weathered look to your vector artwork. View the complete tutorial online at Computer Arts Magazine

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

Old-style sea charts evoke romantic notions of intrepid voyages through uncharted waters and discoveries of new lands. This Photoshop Masterclass reveals some great techniques to re-create this effect.

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

This Photoshop Masterclass demonstrates how to combine photos of everyday objects and 3D renders to assemble a futuristic cyborg.

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

Imagine Publishing / Advanced Photoshop magazine

Discover how 3D content can coexist with 2D composites in Photoshop CS3 Extended.

Haymarket Publishing / MetalFX Technology

Haymarket Publishing / MetalFX Technology

Metallic magazine cover. PrintBuyer is published by the the team behind Haymarket Business Publications' industry leading weekly titles PrintWeek and Marketing. It is targeted at print buyers and specifiers from client companies, publishers and agencies.

Imagine Publishing / Photoshop Creative magazine

Imagine Publishing / Photoshop Creative magazine

This Photoshop tutorial combines real-world textures with digital techniques to create an illustration with a watercolour feel.

Envato / Psdtuts+

Envato / Psdtuts+

Photoshop / Illustrator tutorial on how to create a gritty, action-packed movie poster. Premium subscribers can download the full tutorial at Psdtuts+

Envato / Psdtuts+

Envato / Psdtuts+

Photoshop / Illustrator tutorial on how to add two extra fluorescent Pantones as well as a spot UV varnish. It also shows how the fluorescents can be used as 'touch plates' to boost selective CMYK areas. The six-colour composite is shown on the left and the four-colour CMYK on the right.

Envato / Psdtuts+

Envato / Psdtuts+

Here the two fluorescent Pantones are shown on the left and the spot UV varnish on the right.

Premium subscribers can download the full tutorial at Psdtuts+

Envato / Psdtuts+

Envato / Psdtuts+

Here's another special ink tutorial; this one uses InDesign as well as Photoshop and Illustrator to incorporate a silver metallic Pantone. The five-colour composite is shown on the left and a close-up on the right.

Envato / Psdtuts+

Envato / Psdtuts+

The CMYK artwork is shown on the left and the metallic spot colour on the right.

View the complete tutorial at Psdtuts+