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#30: Desktop Wallpaper with a Calendar

In this weeks episode of the Creatively Using the Creative Suite podcast you will learn how to create a desktop wallpaper with a good-looking calendar from a photo or image.

You can watch it by selecting either version (low-res or HD) below, or by subscribing to either version in iTunes, iPod/iPhone or HD.

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Photoshop CS5

    

PS QT: Change Backdrop Color

Photoshop CS5You can change the default grey color that is outside the canvas display to any color of your choice. With a document open, just right click on the grey space and you will get the option of using a Black, Gray or custom colored fill.

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Blending with the Blend-If Sliders

When you want to blend two images together, it can sometimes be smart to use the Blend-If sliders that are available in the Blending Options as these can control not only the current layer but also the layer below it.
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Web Design 101 :: A FREE webinar from Bernskiold Media.

    

Come Learn Web Design on Friday!

I wanted to give you all a heads up that I am hosting a free webinar on Friday that is the first in a two-part series called Web Design 101. Now on Friday (September 17th), I am going to show you all and take you through the creation of the design and share my tips and tricks as a professional web designer on the process.

If you want to learn the last but ever so important bit about the coding, you want to join me again on October 1 for the second hour-long session which then is all about taking the finished Photoshop design and turning it into code, but more on that when it draws closer.

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Lightroom 3

    

Making Your Own Lightroom Presets

If you find yourself applying the same settings to photos all over you might want to try out creating your own presets to save some time. With presets you can apply settings to photos even right when you are first importing them.
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