AKVIS Updates Photoshop Plugin Decorator 1.3

AKVIS LLC has announced the update of AKVIS Decorator Photoshop plug-in to v.1.3. The plugin allows a user to apply a new texture/color to an object while preserving its volume. The new color or texture looks absolutely natural. New to this version: 1.3 fixes a bug that irregularly caused a program crash when applying user textures, there is a new installation method for the MAC, new compatibility with Windows Vista, and updated program documentation. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

3D Video Training For Photoshop CS3 From Luxology

Now available from Luxology is the first video in its newest training series, aimed directly at Photoshop users. This series of videos is designed to help tap the new 3D capabilities of Photoshop CS3 Extended, even if the customer is new to 3D. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Photoshop Inspiration – Andrzej Dragan And The Dragan Effect

“They are all beautiful,” David Lynch says about Andrzej Dragan’s photos. Andrzej has a very unique look to his photos, and many Photoshop artists have speculated about how he achieves the effects found in his personal and commercial portfolio. It’s called the “Dragan” effect. I’ve tried a couple of times to trick him into revealing his Photoshop techniques, but he is as evasive as he is mysterious. What follows are some vitals on this photo artist, and some back-and-forth we engaged in a few days ago. Not much is revealed – but that was not unexpected. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Adobe Offers Free Photoshop Lightroom Getting Started Guide For Beginners

Adobe has posted an excellent 41 page PDF booklet that is a super helpful quick reference guide to have around while learning the program. It’s filled with some appealing photography and there’s an index at the end that makes it very easy to find specific Lightroom help. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Adobe Ships Photoshop CS3 – Creative Suite Design Premium and Standard – Creative Suite Web Premium and Standard

Adobe has announced the immediate availability of the highly-anticipated Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium and Standard editions and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium and Standard editions. This revolutionary release of brand-new, tightly integrated, design and development software unites the best of Adobe and former Macromedia product innovation to provide designers and developers worldwide with a broad spectrum of creative options. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Give Your Photos a Color Ink Sketch Effect

Learn how to create a color ink sketch effect from a photo.

Turbo Mask – Masking Tool for Adobe Photoshop CS3

Paravue has announced Turbo Mask, an image masking tool designed for graphic and web designers, photographers, and motion graphic artists that work with Adobe Photoshop CS and Photoshop CS Extended. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Photoshop Tutorials And News Roundup – April 04, 2007

Lots of Photoshop tips, tricks, videos and free goodies to keep us distracted while we pine for CS3 to arrive at the door… (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Free Photoshop CS3, CS2, And Elements Video Tutorials From Mark Galer

Mark Galer has written some of our most popular Photoshop tutorials (see them listed here), and he is now offering 6 free video tutorials on Photoshop CS3, 1 free video on Photoshop CS2, and 6 free videos on Photoshop Elements at his site. Just follow the links below to view. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

PhotoRescue 3.0 Released – Download Free Demo For MAC And PC

PhotoRescue 3.0 is an advanced data-recovery program for digital photography media. Whether you’ve erased your pictures, formatted your card by mistake, or you’ve experienced a serious crash, PhotoRescue can help. Download a free demo from our site. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Free Photoshop Actions For Photo FX Styles – Plus Discount Bundle Deals From Gavin Phillips

Gavin Phillips is a Photoshop trainer who helps photographers expedite their digital workflow by offering several creative ideas using custom ‘actions.’We’ve set up a special discount deal with Gavin, so if you like what you see you can purchase his time-saving actions at a very low price, plus there are some free samples. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Alien Skin Now Shipping The Eye Candy Effects Collection

Alien Skin Software today released the Eye Candy Effects Collection, a bundle of the award-winning Eye Candy, Xenofex, and Snap Art plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop and other image editors. The Eye Candy Effects Collection includes 54 special effects filters with over 1000 one-click settings. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Total Training Announces ‘Photoshop CS3 Extended Essentials’ – Photoshop CS3 Video Training

Total Training has announced Photoshop CS3 Extended Essentials, featuring 8 hours of Photoshop CS3 training on 2 DVDs. This new set is available from the Total Training site and is on special at an introductory price of $99.99. Use our special exclusive discount code to get a 20% instant reduction – bringing the total to $79.99. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Free Photoshop CS3 Tutorial – Working With High Dynamic Range

Our friend Mark Galer has sent us an extensive tutorial – Adobe Photoshop CS3 – HDR – High Dynamic Range – taken from his new Photoshop CS3 Essential Skills book. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Free Easter Photoshop Brushes – Bunny Brushes And Painted Eggs

It’s almost Easter and so it’s time for some Easter Photoshop brushes. Lucky for us Janita of Seishido has been busy creating some intriguing bunny sets! So here they are, with all the intricate brush details from Janita herself… (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Adobe Unleashes Creative Suite 3 Product Line

Adobe today announced the Adobe Creative Suite 3 product line, a revolutionary offering of tightly integrated, industry-leading design and development tools for virtually every creative workflow. Adobe’s new Creative Suite 3 line-up unites the best of Adobe and Macromedia product innovation to provide designers and developers with a broad spectrum of creative options for all facets of print, web, mobile, interactive, film, and video production. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended Announced – Order From Adobe

Adobe has released Photoshop CS3 Extended and it is now available for pre-order at the Adobe Store. There’s a lot to cover and there are a lot of upgrading and pricing options. This post will focus on reporting the features of Photoshop CS3 Extended only. You’ll find a chart at the end of this post that will help you see whether Photoshop CS3 or Photoshop Extended is the right one for you. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 And Creative Suite 3 Pricing And Upgrade Options

Yikes – my head is spinning from the different prices and options Adobe has unleashed on us, so here’s a breakdown of all the Photoshop packages being offered. At the end of each Suite I’ve included a list of the extra apps that are included when you choose to go Premium. Hopefully this will make choosing which bundle to buy easier. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Photoshop Tutorials And News Roundup – March 23, 2007

Bert Monroy has expert tips for creating fire and for creating digital rain, QuickTips helps you think outside the box and shows you how to add a vignette to a photo, there are 3 tutorials from graphics.com, a free Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts PDF from Debbie at ProPhoto, and lots more Photoshop goodies for you… (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)

Create a colorful Print-and-Play puzzle for your kids with Photoshop

Create a colorful print-and-play puzzle for your kids with Photoshop. Learn how to create glossy shapes, grass textures and other illustration tips.