Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Learn Photoshop CS5 – Deke’s Teknekes tutorials

In MEL for Character AnimatorsDeke’s Techniques is a collection of short Photoshop and Illustrator projects and creative effects that can be completed in ten minutesutes or less.
The series is taught by computer graphics guru Deke McClelland, and presented in his signature step-by-step style. The intent is to reveal how various Photoshop and Illustrator features can be combined and leveraged in real-world examples so that they can be applied to creative projects right away.
New techniques will be added to the collection each week
Current Techniques (18:03)
Creating a molten letter effect (06:43)

Setting type on fire (11:20)
February 2011 Techniques (01:02:20)
Creating a molten letter effect (00:06:43)
Creating a reflection in shattered glass (00:08:32)
Setting type on fire (00:11:20)
Control smoothing with an anti-edge mask (00:07:20)
Blending textures onto a face (00:09:31)
Rendering a face as a cave painting (00:07:34)
Creating a face in a tree (00:11:20)
January 2011 Techniques (52:43)
Creating ice type (00:08:39)
Branding type on a texture (00:07:06)
Creating an image-branding machine (00:07:13)
Capturing effects with layer comps (00:07:35)
Rendering type in gold (00:08:09)
Creating a hammered metal background (00:05:48)
Creating heavy metal type (00:08:13)

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