Happy 20th, Photoshop

Refresh Columbia & Columbia Adobe User Group are joining together tonight to celebrate Photoshop’s 20th anniversary. As part of the festivities, we’ve been asked to dig up some of our oldest and wackiest PSD files. Below are a few of the most bizarre Photoshop creations I found in my backup… 

Pattern Fills

Photoshop Basics – Issue 1 One of the Photoshop sub tasks that I find myself doing on a regular basis is creating and using custom pattern fills. Often times when I’m designing something in Photoshop (for print or web), I have graphic elements that need to be repeated over and… 

Photoshop Basics

One of my favorite blog posts of all time is Jason Santa Maria’s Grey Box Methodology. Even though he posted this back in May of 2004, the principles he lays out for breaking the process into intermediate steps are timeless. My own personal design process is often similar, except that… 

What I’m Thankful For

In much the same style as Mike Davidson’s permanant Ten Things page, I thought today would be an appropriate time to list off a few of the things in life that I’m particularly thankful for. I really feel that I’ve been blessed beyond measure, so this is by no means… 

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