Javier Cantero
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Javier Cantero

Tutorials

[tweetmeme]In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create the mythical Pegasus. We will play mixing different images, blending effects and techniques to create a very nice effect.  I’ll also show you different methods of color adjustment to get the most realistic results in your photo.

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Tutorials

[tweetmeme]Sometimes we have jobs where we have to do color correction of a large number of images in a short time for example; an article that has to be publish the next day. At all times no matter how good the picture is, you always have to do color correction.

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Design Basics

[tweetmeme]Making a grid is the basis for any great design, is a way of organizing content on a page, using any combination of margins, and guides. There are different methods and proportions, this week we will study the golden ratio; its history and how to apply it in our designs.

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Freelance

[tweetmeme]This idea may sound simplistic but it’s really the most difficult step when we start as a freelancer or a business.

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Tutorials

[tweetmeme]In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a running flaming car effect. We will play with some filters, blending effects and brushes to create a very nice effect. I’ll also show you different techniques of adjustment to get the most realistic results in your photo.

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Freebies

[tweetmeme]Easter is coming soon, here’s a list of 10 free vector sets and icons including Easter bunnies, eggs, baskets and textures for use in your commercial or non commercial projects for the upcoming celebration. I hope you enjoy.

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Tutorials

[tweetmeme]One of the most difficult backgrounds to remove is one that blends with the models hair, especially when it’s flying and with a not uniform background. Here is a very simple technique and very effective in removing any background regardless of its complexity. The image that we are going to

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Tutorials

In this tutorial we will see different techniques to create a Cool force field tutorial in photoshop, a beam of light and how to integrate all making an amazing image. The techniques used are very simple, and the whole process is very fast. In this tutorial we will see different

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Freelance

[tweetmeme]A good proposal is always a way to show our customers that we are professional. It is also a tool to explain our customers: processes, design development and finally that professional design has a cost. It is our responsibility as designers help the client understand the difference between a professional

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Tutorials

In this tutorial we will see how to convert a template made in Photoshop to a web site; xhtml with CSS directly from Photoshop. This method is recommended for designers who do not know a lot of code. It is a simple way to start and play with the code

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