One of the most asked questions I get is around how to perfect selections - Photoshop has a neat feature called the Refine Edge tool and while it is pretty good, the bare truth of any selection making process is patience. Making a selection is rarely going to be a cinch because we have a habit of shooting complex looking subjects. Here's how the Refine Edge tool works.
Refine Edge Tool from Robin Nichols on Vimeo.
Friday, 16 September 2016
|Here's the final shot with our gorgeous lamp finally in position...|
Monday, 5 September 2016
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Learn the basics of this impressive and highly creative application with my new online class Learning InDesign from Scratch though www.udemy.com
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Friday, 22 July 2016
Learn how to refine selections, find, import and use (free) Photoshop brushes, play with custom text, have fun with poster art, make involved Polaroid style collages, black-and-white and colour infra-red effects, collages, using (free) clip and stock art, and much more. Check out availability and cost here:
|Learn how to source, download and use a wide range of free Photoshop brush effects, including|
lighting and cloud brushes
|Have fun re-creating big name movie posters with your own details - learning about the use of custom fonts, selections and filter effects|
Convert an image from a single shot to one made from multiple Polaroid type prints.
|Experiment with both black-and-white and colour infra-red effects|
|Learn how to source and use an incredible range of downloadable (and free) clip art and free stock to add to and enhance your own projects.|
|Make a miniature mode scene|
|Add your own clouds using Photoshop brushes|