Monthly Archives: January 2013

Distorting the truth

Taking pictures of electronic screens is pretty tough. If it is an interlaced scan screen (like an old tube TV) it generally causes a thick, dark line to appear across the screen because the camera’s shutter and the screen’s refresh … Continue reading

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Add me in Photo!

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Selective Color

We have all seen this kind of edit in pictures– A black and white setting, except the main subject is seen with a burst of color. This can be used for artistic purposes, or maybe even to create a sense … Continue reading

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Embarrassingly Easy Photoshop Tip from Somebody with an Embarrassingly Limited Knowledge of Photoshop

Sooooo. I am really not so good at Photoshop.  I’ve really only had the last couple of days to get into it, and judging by most of the blog post here, a good amount of you in this class are … Continue reading

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How to Put a Shark Head Onto Something That is Not a Shark: A Tutorial

Since this is the only experience I’ve had with Photoshop (and in a valiant effort to spare you all a lesson on how you can draw uni-brows onto celebrities in MS Paint), I’d like to give you a quick lesson … Continue reading

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Word to yo Motha.

A few months ago I came across an interesting book recommended to me by my old writing professor called Reality Hunger. In it David Shields explores the fringe realm of artistic genre. He begins by establishing a standard definition for “art.”He … Continue reading

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Advanced Photoshop for Experts

Warning: The Photoshop techniques described in this post are extremely complicated and cannot be easily undone. If you use these steps improperly, your computer might explode in a ball of flame or delete the entirety of Wikipedia. Something terrible, for … Continue reading

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