Using the Mixer Brush

I’d really like to learn how to use the mixer brush to produce artistic creations. I have been following Ben for ages and believe he’s the one to teach such a mind boggling thing in Photoshop.

Modifying Color through Curves

I found the lesson Multi-Mask Operations as especially useful lesson. Although you did not cover this topic in that lesson, when I examined the masks in your image I found a mask called Cement color that was attached to a curves adjustment layer in which you changed the color of the light blue cement to […]

Out Of Bounds

That is what it was called in some lessons long ago that I took. I think that there are others who would find creating such images fun and useful. Some I have done at: Charles (Chuck) Simon

Perspective in image composites

It would be good to have some expert advice on how to get the perspective right in a composited image so that all the individual items look like they are all correctly in perspective. An example would be a several objects added to a landscape, i.e. buildings, cars people etc.

LR rename on import?

apparently, when you rename a photo on import, the original name is not stored in the metadata. If you don’t include the file sequence as part of your new naming system, you can not recover the original name. If you import and then rename, the original name is stored in the metadata and can be […]

UpDating LR and/or PS

dot releases and major upgrades do different things to presets, plug-ins, brushes, patterns, etc. What routine maintenance should we do to minimize problems when updating or upgrading.