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Random questions from a newbie illustrator

29 October 2009

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Random questions from a newbie illustrator

From time to time I receive interesting emails from newbie designers or illustrators, who are trying to open up this complex industry for themselves, but they don’t know where to start; they ask for my help and of course, I do my best to help them. It occurred to me that maybe, if I publish […]

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Start making passive income with your designs

23 October 2009

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Start making passive income with your designs

If you´re a designer, probably you have lots of unused graphics, webs, loops and Flash files, and you don´t get any profit from them. You could sell the rights of use of these designs (stock design) for a very low price but lifetime. You won´t become a richman but some extra income is always welcome, […]

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The making of Temper Tamtrum illustration and logo

18 October 2009

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The making of Temper Tamtrum illustration and logo

Time for a new tutorial, this time less detailed and quite more advanced. It´s something completely different from my usual cartoonish style. This is a more realistic illustration of a MMA fighter (Mixed Martial Arts). I painted it for a logotype, aimed at the printing on T-shirts, of a new brand named Temper Tantrum. I […]

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Photoshop CS5 is coming!

16 October 2009

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Photoshop CS5 is coming!

Photoshop CS 5 is coming and we can already see some of the new features, there is so powerful and easy to use images that I bet some professional photoshopers will lose their job. Patchmatch We isolate the bird, set the structural guides and Patchmatch do the rest. This new application is really powefull, anybody […]

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New Tutorial for PSDTuts: Create a Rusty Texture in Photoshop (UPDATED)

13 October 2009

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New Tutorial for PSDTuts: Create a Rusty Texture in Photoshop (UPDATED)

UPDATE 28-Oct-2009: PSDTuts just plublished a new screencast about the process I followed in the tutorial I wrote for their blog some weeks ago (see below): PUBLISHED on 13-Oct-2009: Hello buddies, I´m back again, this time to share a tutorial I wrote some weeks ago, it was recently published in PSDTuts. In this tutorial, we’ll […]

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Avatar creation with Photoshop, the SOSFactory way

9 October 2009

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Avatar creation with Photoshop, the SOSFactory way

Hello buddies, here you have a new video of myself at work, this avatar was created by order from SOSFactory for Hiyo, a free application for your MSN and Yahoo! messenger, courtesy of Incredimail. Photoshop avatar by the face I asked permission to Incredimail to offer one avatart for free and for personal use, my […]

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Best of the Web – September 2009

4 October 2009

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Best of the Web – September 2009

We’re opening a new section again, this time it’s a compilation of the best info published in the main graphic and web design related blogs during the last month. HARDWARE We have some news from the Wacom universe. First we have the launch of the new Bamboo model, an economical tablet that allows the users […]

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