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A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Tutorials

How Basquiat Became the $60 Million Man

How did a young graffiti rebel go from selling drawings for $50 in 1980 to having a painting come up for auction this week at a staggering $60 million?<p>The answer to this remarkable trajectory of Jean-Michel Basquiat, who died at 27 of a drug overdose in 1988, lies in the art market’s unpredictable …

Fine Art

An Intro to Non-Destructive Dodging & Burning

The method of dodging and burning has been a staple among photographers since the inception of it. In the dark room, it meant dodging areas of light …

Tutorials

Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order – how to watch the entire MCU

Ten years ago there was no such thing as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Just a not-very good Hulk movie. It wasn't until 2008 that Robert Downey Jr …

Frida Kahlo: through the lens of Nickolas Muray – in pictures

Classic images of Frida Kahlo by Nickolas Muray, her longtime friend and lover, form a new exhibition at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, set to open on 30 April. His unique perspective created a series of intimate pictures that document her interest in her Mexican …

Latin America

All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes Explained | Required Learning For Best Photoshop Results

Pareto’s principle isn’t just something to throw into a theoretical mix in business school, but something pervasive throughout (arguably), …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Incredible Portraits From Tinder

The Korean painter Jiyeon Kim is fascinated by the way humans and human nature should be depicted in a contemporary way. For his latest series the …

Tinder

Adobe Has Developed Color Transfer Technology

Adobe's software bundle is something almost every artist or creative professional in the visual art industries uses. We can't really go without it, …

10 Things Photographers Should Avoid Doing in Photoshop

If you’re new to Photoshop, you’ve probably been a little overwhelmed by the million and one things you can do to your images and the multiple ways …

Read This: A cultural history of “Millennial Pink,” the Instagram-ready hue of our age

If there’s one thing <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>taught us, it’s that we normal plebeians just aren’t smart enough to understand fashion. And reading <i>New …

Using Nondestructive Editing To Avoid Making Permanent Commitments While Editing In Photoshop

Being able to preserve the ability to alter any of the edits you have already made while working on a photo is critical to ensuring that you are able …

Tutorials

Adobe’s New Algorithm Makes Super Difficult Selections a Cinch

Adobe Research has been working on some pretty interesting photo and video editing features, but their latest research might just revolutionize photo …

Students Around The Country Are Sending Letters To Trump Via A Large Vagina Sculpture

"Nobody has the right to deny a woman the freedom to make decisions over her own body."<p>On April 21, President Donald Trump is slated to receive an unusual package.<p>A campaign called #ReadMyLips is inviting women from around the world to write the president with their convictions and concerns …

Feast your eyes on over 150 photos that, incredibly, were not Photoshopped at all

There’s nothing worse than seeing what you believe to be a really gorgeous photo only to find out that it’s been heavily altered in Photoshop or some …

10 Pro Tips for Creating The Perfect Whiteboard Animation Video

Are you familiar with whiteboard animation videos?<p>If not, this is a process in which <b>a story is told using drawings on a whiteboard</b>. The artist draws …

Lush 2D Animated Film Reflections Examines the Many Stages of Heartbreak

Morgan Gruer’s fluid <i>Reflections</i> is made up of 1,100 individual drawings—it looks exactly like a watercolor painting come to life. Just as striking as …

Vancouver Animation Industry Survey Reveals Alarming Low Wages and Unpaid Overtime Practices

A new artist-run survey of Vancouver animation industry employees has revealed stunning low salaries that in some cases barely reach Metro …

Animation

I Was Roasted By Over 100 Photoshop Experts, Here’s The Aftermath

Ah, a visit to Venice beach during sunset, what a great feeling! Coming from out of town, it’s a pretty nice place to be. Perhaps I got so wrapped up …

Photography

This Epic Gravity-Defying Fight Scene Was Made Possible With a Simple Camera Trick

This live-action, stop-motion fight scene makes it look like the filmmakers at Corridor Digital found a way to change the direction of gravity to …

Stop Motion

An Artist Creates a Renaissance-Style Portrait With Just String

Artist Petros Vrellis works comfortably in that strange medium where technology meets classical art. In 2012, he created an interactive van Gogh …

Clever Flour Trick Lets You Add Custom Textures in Photoshop

Here’s a really neat trick you’ll want to add to your photo editing tool chest. When you’re wanting to add a specific texture to some background, you …

Rabbits Infinitely Multiply in ‘7 Billion’, A Wonderfully Surreal Animated Short by Cyriak

Rabbits infinitely multiply in “7 Billion”, a new wonderfully surreal animated short by Cyriak Harris.<p>When I first had the idea for this video there …

Rabbits

Oscars Invite Record 110 Animation People Into Animation/VFX Branches

Of the 88 individuals who were invited into their Short Films and Feature Animation branch, 76 work in animation (the remaining 12 members are …

Animation

Go Behind-The-Scenes of The 'Samurai Jack' Revival With Genndy Tartakovsky

In what might be the most anticipated animated TV series of the year, ten new episodes of <i>Samurai Jack</i> will debut on Adult Swim sometime this year.<p>In …

Anime

'Ethical lapse': Photoshop scandal catches up with iconic photojournalist Steve McCurry

The world-renowned Magnum photographer has renounced the responsibilities of a photojournalist after heavily editing several of his images. But his …

Photographers

How to Paint Realistic Skin in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingSkin is beautiful. It comes in all different shades, colors, and textures. If you've ever wondered how to paint skin then this …

Artist Transforms Herself Into Disney Characters Using Makeup And Her Hijab

A makeup artist has combined artistic wizardry with her extensive hijab collection to transform herself into various Disney and comic book characters.<p>…

Walt Disney Company

Here is How To Get The Good Old Photoshop Version Back

Yesterday, Adobe made a fleet-wide update to its photography suit. It added boundary warp to Lightroom, updated Camera Raw and made a few fixes to …