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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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Vectorial character design with Illustrator

30 August 2009

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Vectorial character design with Illustrator

It’s time to write a tutorial on vector illustration. In this post I’ll explain the process I followed at the time of designing Twisted Monkey mascot in vector format. Ingredients : Paper and pencil. Scanner. Photoshop. Illustrator. Basic concepts of Photoshop and Illustrator. A lot of patience. Optional : Digitizer tablet. You can purchase the […]

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Mascot Design In Real Time Order – PSDTuts

15 September 2008

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Mascot Design In Real Time Order – PSDTuts

Hello guys, I was hired again by PSDTuts to write another tutorial, this time completelly FREE. YOU CAN READ THE TUTORIAL HERE In this article Im going to talk about my workflow used to design mascots for websites. This process in this article was described in real time as I created the designs. Let’s look […]

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Mascot design tutorial for PSDTuts

20 August 2008

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Mascot design tutorial for PSDTuts

Hello buddies, looks like I was really busy during the last month, as you noticed I dont post too much latelly, but its because I was working in the biggest and more detailed tutorial I have ever write, PSDTuts hired me to write a tutorial about mascot design in Photoshop. The tuto explain all the […]

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Drunken Monkey Photoshop tutorial

13 February 2008

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Drunken Monkey Photoshop tutorial

Hello Newbies!! You already noticed SOSNewbie is not updated latelly, the main reason is because my workload (Im sleeping 5h per day one week ago) but there is another one… I was working the most complex tutorial about mascot and logo design I never did, I spent lot of time doing this tutorial like guest […]

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How to publish your first website

1 December 2007

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How to publish your first website

If you’ve been following this blog, you should know how important it is to have an online portfolio if you want to live from your art. While you don’t have a website you simply don’t exist, and of course, people who don’t exist work very little. In this post i’ll explain what you have to […]

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How to use the vector tools of Photoshop

27 July 2007

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How to use the vector tools of Photoshop

In this video we’ll learn how to make a digital drawing from a sketch made in pencil, as we do in SOSFactory. If you’re a novice in Photoshop i suggest you to practice first with the basic tutorial on Digital Drawing with Photoshop. In this new videotutorial the main news is that we’ll learn how […]

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How to get clients being a freelance designer

17 June 2007

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How to get clients being a freelance designer

This might be the most important post i have written until now. Assuming you meet the minimum requirements to be able to work as a freelance designer via internet: you must know english, have a Paypal account, a quality online portfolio… What can we do to get a job? As i said many times the […]

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Extract the lineart of your comics in Photoshop

17 May 2007

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Extract the lineart of your comics in Photoshop

This is a Photoshop action (that is to say a set of automated commands) to extract the lines of your black and white drawings. The idea of having the lines in onw layer and adding the colors in other layers below, this works like some kind of guide. There are two procedures to color comics; […]

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Learn to draw in Photoshop with vectorial tools

6 May 2007

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Learn to draw in Photoshop with vectorial tools

This tutorial is for beginner Photoshop users, so we will explain everything in detail; you’ll learn to use the vector drawing tools of Photoshop using our mouse… for now we won’t be using a digitizer tablet. To start, the best thing to do is having a good sketch on paper; the size of the drawing […]

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