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Dekes Techniques 2011 And 2012

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Dekes Techniques 2011 And 2012

Dekes Techniques 2011 And 2012

Deke's Techniques 001 - 184
Approximately 45 hours Jan 11, 2011 - October 29th, 2013

Exeperience: Intermediate
Subjects: Design Techniques
Software: Illustrator Photoshop
Author: Deke McClelland

Deke's Techniques is a collection of short Photoshop and Illustrator projects and creative effects that can be completed in ten minutes or less. The series is taught by computer graphics guru Deke McClelland, and presented in his signature step-by-step style. The intent is to reveal how various Photoshop and Illustrator features can be combined and leveraged in real-world examples so that they can be applied to creative projects right away. New techniques are added to the collection each week. Exercise files accompany the course.

2011 Techniques
001 Creating ice type
002 Branding type on a texture
003 Creating an image-branding machine
004 Capturing effects with layer comps
005 Rendering type in gold
006 Creating a hammered metal background
007 Creating heavy metal type
008 Creating a molten letter effect
009 Setting type on fire
010 Using an anti-edge mask
011 Blending textures onto a face
012 Rendering a face as a cave painting
013 Creating a reflection in shattered glass
014 Creating a face in a tree
015 Building a synthetic star field
016 Making 3D type with Repoussé
017 Casting 3D shadows and reflections
018 Adjusting 3D light sources
019 Masking highlights and shadows
020 Masking glass
021 High key high contrast
022 Simulating sub-pixel rendering
023 Fixing chromatic aberrations in Photoshop
024 Fixing chromatic aberrations in Camera Raw
025 Correcting red-eye like a pro
026 Turning a photo into an ink drawing
027 Turning a photo into a pencil sketch
028 Creating a seamlessly repeating pattern
029 Repairing seams in a repeating pattern
030 Creating a 3D pie chart
031 Splitting and modifying 3D meshes
032 Using the Ground Plane Shadow Catcher
033 Creating a talk show-style curtain
034 Assembling a flawless panorama
035 Removing people with image stacks
036 Creative stacking with Maximum and Range
037 Creating synthetic wood grain
038 Making slats of uniquely textured wood
039 Kerning within a single character
040 Creating a raised bevel effect
041 Putting wings on a horse
042 Creating a classic heart in Illustrator
043 Glossing up a heart in Photoshop
044 Shooting and assembling a stereoscopic photo
045 Extending 3D beyond the screen plane
046 Adding stereo 3D text and shapes
047 Tilting text and shapes toward the viewer
048 Creating a shooting star in Illustrator
049 Using blends to draw path outlines
050 Inventing custom starbursts
051 Making a fictional creature
052 Transforming a creature into a monster
053 Capturing a monster in motion
054 Changing the color of a car
055 Painting a colorful car black
056 Coloring the stripes on a zebra
057 Drawing trendy swirls in Illustrator
058 Creating variable-width and brushed swirls
059 Drawing trendy ornaments in Illustrator
060 Designing a magically updating pattern
061 Automatically collapsing a selection
062 Adding a magnifying glass into a design
063 Healing one eye onto another
064 Creating a giant command key
065 Drawing common symbols part 1
066 Drawing common symbols part 2
067 Filtering images with Camera Raw
068 Creating a vivid HDR effect
069 Creating an ambigram in Illustrator
070 Making a two-word ambigram
071 Drawing a Halloween scareflake
072 Creating true clones in Illustrator
073 Taking your scareflakes into Photoshop
074 Making a faux HDR image in Lab
075 Turning a guy into a zombie
076 Miniaturizing the world in Photoshop
077 Creating a synthetic rainbow
078 Casting an artificial shadow from a layer
079 Rendering a portrait in type
080 Rendering a portrait in tile patterns
081 Rotating a pattern layer in Photoshop
082 Tracing an image with path outlines
083 Turning path outlines into a vector mask
084 Drawing rays of light in Photoshop
085 Drawing concentric glow rings
086 Designing an Indiana Jones-style logo
087 Achieving mitered corners in Photoshop
088 Masking with Photoshop's Blunt Instruments
089 Creating a stained-glass ornament
090 Designing a stained-glass window

2012 Techniques
091 Removing people from a photo
092 Masking people back into a photo
093 Hand-painting a mask
094 Masking a real-life shadow
095 Turning a photo into line art
096 Adding a crosshatch shading pattern
097 Creating type that inverts anything behind it
098 Creating auto-inverting line art
099 Creating movie poster credits
100 Creating a dual-focus hybrid image
101 Adding text to a hybrid composition
102 Drawing with the reshape tool
103 Hand-drawing a really great letter
104 Creating a vanity frame
105 Adding a frame to a photograph
106 Drawing a highly graphic explosion with Illustrator
107 Drawing a Ninja Turtle nose
108 Mapping a dog face onto a duck
109 Putting a tongue on a duck
110 Making synthetic lightning in Photoshop
111 Creating a driving rain effect in Photoshop
112 Designing a railroad track
113 Bending the railroad track around curves
114 Creating a Star Wars hologram effect
115 Creating leafy letters
116 Creating topiary type
117 Creating type in grass
118 Rendering type in smoke
119 Rendering type in brushed metal
120 Adding brushed copper effect
121 Reflecting type in water
122 Reflecting water back into type
123 Joining type to a circle
124 Making flared type on a circle
125 Making a person emerge from water
126 Creating progressive water ripples
127 Creating an upside-down face effect
128 Achieving silky smooth skin with retouching
129 Pearly white teeth
130 Head-shrinking
131 Getting a big head
132 Adding a photographic texture to vector type
133 Adding strokes in back of photo type
134 Adding a border to an image in Illustrator
135 Two ways to crop in Illustrator
136 Inventing a 3D temple with a depth map
137 Drawing a 3D object with Curves
138 Creating a superhero shield in Illustrator
139 Turning Illustrator paths into Photoshop shapes
140 Creating a photorealistic superhero shield
141 Pimping your ride in Photoshop
142 Masking and blackening a car
143 Drawing a multi-part vector mask
144 Masking and painting a shadow
145 Integrating blades of grass into tires
146 Making a (ridiculously) dramatic sky
147 Adding flame stripes to a car
148 Creating interlocking octagons in Illustrator
149 Hand-coloring line art
150 Creating a custom wave pattern
151 Simulating a screen print
152 Drawing a perfect linear spiral in Illustrator
153 Drawing a spiraling nautilus shell
154 Designing a hex pattern in Illustrator CS6
155 Making a hex pattern in Illustrator CS5 and earlier
156 Creating a Facebook cover in Photoshop
157 Matching a profile picture to your cover
158 Cloning yourself in Photoshop
159 Lighting the clone party
160 Hand-carving letters into wood
161 Creating a Spirograph-like pattern
162 Tracing scalloped gear teeth around a circle
163 Applying custom carve and shadow styles to type
164 Turning a pencil sketch into digital ink
165 Adding a graph-paper background
166 Creating a continuous single-line Spirograph
166 Creating a continuous single-line Spirograph
167 Scaling circles into complex patterns
168 Creating a money-like design
169 Attack of the killer pumpkin
170 Simulating a glowing Jack-o'-lantern
171 The headless stranger in the mist
172 Creating 3D punched letters
173 Designing a double-wave line pattern
174 Assembling a seamless pattern brush
175 Creating a hand turkey in Photoshop
176 Creating a depth-of-field cast shadow
177 Creating a lustrous round jewel
178 Cutting and brushing light on a gem
179 Creating a shiny button with inset text
180 Creating a jaunty six-sided star
181 Interweaving star shapes and adding gradients
182 Casting shadows between interwoven shapes
183 Creating a Hobbit-like text effect
184 Enhancing a landscape photo in Camera Raw

Dekes Techniques 2011 And 2012


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