Photoshop User TV: Episode 255

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Matt shares a Lightroom keyboard shortcut for moving between panels. Corey has a tutorial on creating an abstract 3D design element. Calvin Hollywood is back and this time he shares a retouching technique that adds freaky, amazing details using blend modes, blurring filters, and smart objects.
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putv02022011 Matt shares a Lightroom keyboard shortcut for moving between panels. Corey has a tutorial on creating an abstract 3D design element. Calvin Hollywood is back and this time he shares a retouching technique that adds freaky, amazing details using blend modes, blurring filters, and smart objects.

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  1. Ben says:

    The Pen tool does not support pressure sensitivity

  2. Ken Toney says:

    Answer is the pen tool.

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  4. nikos says:

    В – Quick select tool

  5. Lars Johansson says:

    First?

  6. Kuddl says:

    Hi Matt:
    Speaking of
    “You can’t have enuff shortcuts” I add an international touch to your tipp:

    1.) If you keep pressing cmd+[1-7] the apropriate panel opens and CLOSES
    2.) you can do the same on the left panel too:
    just throw in the crtl key => so cmd+ctrl+1 opens / closes Katalog

    => diabolic, isn’it`??
    Greez from germany

  7. edward belain says:

    the quick select tool

  8. kuddl says:

    Where is my comment ??

  9. vCopia says:

    I’ve been watching for 2.5 years and I mustith protest.

    I MISS THE SHENANIGAN CUT-AWAYS MIXED IN WITH THE CREDITS.

    Bring ‘em back!
    Bring ‘em back!
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    Waaaaaaahahaaaaa!

  10. Miriam Rosenthal says:

    always love the show.

    c. pen tool

  11. Chris Cloninger says:

    Quick selection tool

  12. Mick Hendrix says:

    Pen tool.

  13. Matt says:

    Corey’s tutorial:

    My white lines weren’t picking up any of the background colors. Even when I switched the blend mode to Color Dodge nothing happened. Anyone else have this problem?

    Thanks
    -matt

  14. This F.A.D. is really fantastic…. (can’t really find a word what I feel !)… I will definitely replace my “High pass” sharpening with the “FAD” ! Thanks Calvin Hollywood !

    To the Photoshop Guys, you really rocks ! I’m waiting for each show ! Thanks you all !

  15. Tim says:

    Your Contest button is not working??? Where’s RC when you need him

    The Pen tool Does NOT accept Pen Pressure

  16. Keith says:

    Great show guys!

  17. Bobby says:

    The F.A.D. technique is really interesting! Calvin also “discovered” a really cool SKETCH effect with the new Divide blend mod in Photoshop CS5. Here his technique:

    1. Duplicate the layer
    2. Change blend mode to “Divide”
    3. Filter -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur (Radius 2,0)
    4. Add a Level adjustment layer, then move the dark slider to the right to darken the picture.
    5. Add a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer (Saturation -100)

    And… that’s it!

  18. Pierce says:

    The answer is c. Pen tool

  19. Mpsd says:

    B — Quick Select Tool

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