Monday, June 25, 2012
Are you a facebook junkie? Then good news, everyone! Here's one more "Like!" button for you to click. So go ahead ... you know you want to. Just give it a little click, just one ... little ... click. It will feel soooo good. It's right over there, conveniently close to the Twitter button. (Maybe you should click that, too?) It's looks like this ...
Saturday, June 23, 2012
I hope you enjoy this one and as always, if you have questions, comments, or feedback we'd love to hear it. Leave a comment and tell us what you think!
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Here's a little preview of my latest work-in-progress. I'm attempting to create a close-to-photo-realistic light bulb from scratch using no outside resources. There's still a few kinks to work out, but once I'm done, do you guys think this is interesting enough for a tutorial?
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Last weekend, I declared it reader's choice weekend and invited my readers to submit a topic for my next tutorial.
In this tutorial, we learn how to apply multiple layer styles on top of each other additively using smart object to avoid destructive editing.
Here are two other tutorials showing other tips for using smart objects.
Using Smart Objects as a Multi-reference Tool
Using Smart Objects to Apply Multiple Strokes Nondestructively
It's official! We've broken 1000 page views! Now I know in the big big world of the internet, that doesn't seem like much, but for us peasants down here on the ground, that's a big milestone.
Thanks to everyone who has supported us thus far. Stick around. It can only get better.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Thursday, June 7, 2012
This is one of the longest and most complete tutorials I've done, and it has tons of stuff packed in here. It uses bump mapping, normal mapping, 3D material imports, image-based lighting ... the list goes on.