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Advanced Photoshop No.139

Advanced Photoshop is the perfect magazine for honing already great Photoshop skills. Each issue is packed full of inspiring interviews and challenging tutorials, tailor-made for the more advanced digital artist. Whether you’re a Photoshop professional or simply aspiring to be one, Advanced Photoshop will help you perfect your art. Please note: Digital versions of the magazines do not include the covermount items or supplements that you would find on printed editions.

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United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
Back issue only
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3 minuti
creative post-production with layers and filters

OUR EXPERT KHALED ALKAYED www.khaled-alkayed.com @khaled_alkayed Khaled Alkayed is a Jordanian artist working as a 3D artist at Team Y&R, where he’s developed his 3D skills in the advertising industry. Layers, layer styles, blend modes and filters are all essential when it comes to post-production of any kind. They lend themselves particularly well to automotive images, which often combine 3D renders with photos, used either as a main part of the composition or as textures. The artwork here is based on a personal project that Khaled Alkayed worked on for six months and won some awards for. “The idea came when I was watching movies like Death Race and Mad Max. They gave me the urge to do something similar so I started with a Maybach Exelero then went onto this one, the Ferrari…

2 minuti
top artists share their secrets in new wacom project

On 15th July 2015, Wacom launched its Create More campaign. The campaign itself targets both professionals and enthusiasts in the fields of illustration and photography. Create More showcases 11 of the world’s top artists including: Benjamin Von Wong, a visual engineer and illustrator from Canada, Lithuanian digital artist and photographer Natalie Shau, Miss Led, an illustrator from the UK, American comic book artist Brooke Allen, Robert Hranitzky, a German photographer and motion designer, Crystal Kung, an iIlustrator from Taiwan, Chilean cartoonist Alberto Montt, Ohagi, a Japanese illustrator, Australian illustrator Guy Shield, photographer and digital artist Adrian Sommeling from the Netherlands, and Koji Yoda, a collage artist and art director from Japan. Until 31st December 2015, the Create More campaign offers anyone who buys an Intuos Pro full access to a value pack,…

1 minuti
meet the experts

RICARDO THOMAZ WWW.BEHANCE.NET/RTHOMAZZ Ricardo Thomaz is a retouching artist from Brazil. He specializes in portrait work and advertising images, and works as a finaliser, finishing images to a high degree using his specialised post-production techniques in Photoshop. AHMAD TURKI AHMADTURKI182.WIX.COM/AHMADTURKI A self-taught 3D artist with six years’ experience in the industry, Ahmad Turki has won five excellence awards from 3D Total and has been featured in 3D Worldmagazine,3D Artistmagazine, 3D Creativemagazine andINCG Showcasemagazine. FAHRAN YOUNAS WWW.ARQUI9.COM Fahran Younas is lead artist at Arqui9, a high-end studio specialising in architectural visualisation KHALED ALKAYED WWW.KHALED-ALKAYED.COM Khaled Alkayed is a Jordanian artist working as a 3D artist at Team Y&R, where he’s developed his 3D skills in the advertising industry.…

1 minuti
key post-production tools

1. SPOT HEALING BRUSH Remove blemishes while matching the colour, lighting, shading and transparency of the surrounding pixels – perfect for detailed areas of the face and hair. 2. PATCH TOOL Repair an area with pixels sampled from another area of the image, or a pattern. In Photoshop CC it has Content-Aware functionality for added accuracy. 3. DODGE AND BURN Enhance shadows and highlights. Use on a 50% Gray layer set to Overlay for a more subtle result, as Dodge and Burn can introduce odd colour artefacts sometimes. 4. RENDER PASSES Created when rendering in 3D, these different ways that the render engine represents your image can be used to make masks and selections, or duplicated to use as adjustments. 5. ADJUSTMENT LAYERS Enhance and change colour, tone and the overall feel of the image, from simple Hue/Saturation adjustments…

1 minuti
master post-production for incredible art

Post-production represents a huge chunk of the Photoshop industry. For every illustrator or digital painter working in the field, there are many more Photoshop experts whose job is to use their skills to enhance photos, make 3D artwork look realistic and bring their professional techniques to advertising and other commercial projects. For many Photoshop artists, post-production is their day job, and its rigorous discipline fuels the technical skills that allow them to create such high-quality images in both their professional and personal work. You can learn a lot from a post-production workflow, whether it’s for photos, 3D graphics, or a mix of the two. After the basic skeleton of the artwork is produced – the studio photo, or 3D render – it’s the post-production artist’s job to add the icing to…

4 minuti
create your own ink swirl brushes

Few things are as unforgiving as ink; it stains with a vengeance and is often more trouble than it’s worth. However, like many dark, seemingly destructive objects, it has its beautiful and useful side. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use black ink to create multiple types of brushes to be used in your Photoshop arsenal. From the magic of swirling ink in water, to the simplicity of an ink splash, to the mystery of the ink blot test, these brushes are sure to be fun to both make and use. The darkness of the black ink makes it ideal for brushes, and because it’s readily available at craft stores, it can be used over and over for multiple purposes. Ink has always had power in the physical…