Leo Hayden

419 Flips | 25 Magazines | 13 Likes | 49 Followers | @leohayden | Leo Hayden is a professional artist working out of the midwest United States since 2008. His works have shown throughout the midwest United States, as well as Europe. He works primarily with oil on panel, as well as acrylics, and mixed media. His works eulogize moments in time, seeking to capture the essence of the subjects rendering their unique moments of self.

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

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Woodworking

Lead The Secret to Becoming an Impactful Influencer - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

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Leadership

This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

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Self-improvement

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Creativity

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

Self-help

How to Remove ANYTHING From a Photo in Photoshop

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Create a fast and anatomically correct sketch

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An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

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Slow-Cooker Short Ribs With Rosemary Potatoes

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How to Dodge and Burn Your Photos Using Gaussian Blur

Here’s a 5-minute tutorial by photography artist Antti Karppinen that shares a technique for effectively dodging and burning your photo using the …

This is the ‘Select Subject’ Tool Coming to Photoshop CC

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Machine Learning

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

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How to Colorize a Photo Using Curves in Photoshop

Adding color to a black and white photo is one of the most fun things you can do in Photoshop. Not only that but it is surprisingly straightforward, …

8 Braising Recipes to Heat Up Your House This Weekend

When temperatures are in the 20s and below, it's time to break out the Dutch oven for low-and-slow cooking.<p>Even though my Le Creuset Dutch oven takes up permanent residence on top of my stove, I don't start braising until it gets frigid outside. And with highs in the 30s this weekend, the time is …

Cooking

Watch: Best Practices To Mastering The Pen Tool On Adobe Illustrator

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Use Color Contrast in Photoshop for More Depth and Richness in Portraits

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How to Customize the Vertical Toolbar in Adobe Photoshop

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Manual Settings for Beginner Photographers

Recently an intern joined me and drove me up the wall with questions about manual settings for photogra​​phy. Questions like ​”What zoom range should …

An Introduction to Art Paint Brushes

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7 tips and shortcuts to make your Lightroom workflow faster and easier

Just like Photoshop, Lightroom also has plenty of shortcuts that can be super-useful, speed up your editing process and make it easier. Photographer …

How to use the Dodge, Burn and Sponge Tools Together in Photoshop

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Saturation masks is an easy way to extract complex objects in Photoshop

There are plenty of functions for masking in Photoshop, and each of them is useful in its own way. Whether it’s color selection, focus masks, the …

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

Tutorials

How To Get Your Images Out Of Lightroom

Lightroom is a near-magical piece of software. It’s both librarian and technician for your digital images and, unlike Photoshop, it leaves your …

Watch Serge Ramelli Use Photoshop to Turn a Boring Scene of the Eiffel Tower into a Masterpiece (VIDEO)

Serge Ramelli is a French photographer based in Paris where photo opportunities abound. Even in the City of Lights, however, weather and lighting …

9 Photoshop Retouching Techniques That Every Serious Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Nathan Dodsen doesn’t mess around when it comes to Photoshop, and in the detailed video below he provides a comprehensive …

Tutorials

Why Pay For Another Art Book When You Can Download It For Free?

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Want to Photograph a Blonde but Your Model has Brown Hair? Just “Fix” It in Photoshop (VIDEO)

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The best new graphic design tools of 2017 so far

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