Posts Tagged ‘using’

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Not just Photoshop

February 8, 2008

Did you know that the latest version of GIMP supports the use of .abr files? (thats the file extension that photoshop brushes use)

GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a free program for tasks like photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Like photoshop, it uses layers, has filters, custom brushes etc. It’s a great alternative to photoshop, and now you don’t have to go through the hassle of converting brush sets.

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It does has a steeper learning curve than photoshop but there are plenty of good beginners tutorials out there if you search.

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How to use patterns (photoshop beginners)

February 8, 2008

Using pattern fills in graphics and logos is big news for 2008. The emerging trend sees flat vector artwork being filled with ornate floral or retro patterns for a clean but textural look. The trend has crossed over from the use of retro and art nouveau wallpaper in interior design, and is now being picked up by the graphics industry. To get in on the trend…

Heres one way to do it

There are many ways to use photoshop patterns. In this short tutorial I’m going to show you a simple way to achieve some interesting effects.
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