If you are a Designer or are thinking about starting a career as one, you may have become intimidated by the increasingly bloated job descriptions employers are putting out there as of late. The tools of the trade have expanded from pencils and rulers, to
Photoshop and InDesign, to HTML and CSS, to Java, PHP, ASP.net, and so-forth. Is it too much to ask a Creative to be an analytical Developer...
My current student came to me with a really interesting challenge: she basically wants to learn all the techniques on PhotoWow.com. I feel really lucky that my first Photoshop student came with a curriculum! We've been systematically going down the list
of photo enhancements offered on the site. It's nice because she has a way to measure my skill (how well I can reverse-engineer PhotoWow's...
This week I got my first Photoshop student, a busy mom who is currently abroad. She initially contacted me to create a Photoshop video tutorial for her, which I was happy to do. Unfortunately, the tutorial took 10.5 hours for me to produce! The actual art
demonstration only took me 1.5 hours, but all the rest was editing, voiceovers, and rendering. Ah! How would we make it work?