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Lord Slug doodle

A quick doodle of the Lord Slug character from the Dragonball Z series.

Wiggle on Position for the Puppet Tool

This tutorial covers how to apply expressions to the x and y positions separately in the puppet tool.  In the previous tutorial, Wiggle on Position, I showed you how to apply a wiggle position to x and y separately using the Separate Dimensions option.  The puppet tool in After Effects doesn’t have this option so we have to use an expression to achieve the same effect.

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Alien People Eater

Learn how to illustrate an alien people eater character in Photoshop.

Microsoft Store: Valentines Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, a new Microsoft theme is available in a store near you…

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Animating Pixel Art in Photoshop

Creating your own pixel animation in Photoshop is as easy as it is fun!  Using Photoshop’s Animation panel you can switch between animating with the timeline or frames view.  Heck, Photoshop can even create inbetween frames of animation between two keyframes based on the object’s position, opacity, or effects.  The process is quite simple so pull up a chair and grab some coffee and let’s get started…

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Seattle Pixel Art

If you’re a fan of pixel art and happen to be in the Seattle area you’re in for a treat.  Walking past some of the buildings in downtown you might catch a glimpse of some 8 bit art in the windows residents and employees made using post-it notes.  It’s pretty creative and I can only hope this trend catches on and we start seeing more of these popping up everywhere.

After Effects On and Off Expression

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to add an After Effects expression that will randomly turn on and off a layer’s opacity to create a blinking effect.

Creating Pixel Art in Pixelmator

Learn how to create your very own pixel art using the popular image editing tool Pixelmator.