Photoshop User TV: PhotoshopUserTV: Surprising 3D Elements and Hidden Layer Styles Tricks – Episode 338


The weekly Photoshop TV show featuring "The Photoshop Guys" Scott Kelby, Corey Barker, Pete Collins, and RC Concepcion. Presented by KelbyOne.
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This week, Corey shows you how to use the 3D elements of Photoshop in surprising ways. Then, Pete shows the hidden tricks of layer styles, and Aaron Blaise returns for an in-depth look at sketching in Photoshop - from rough outlines to finished painted masterpiece.

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  1. Nice show! Once again Aaron … :-)

    Pete, liked a lot your effect!! Gonna try it in a small video!!

  2. Allan Mulford says:

    Wish I would have gotten the extended version of CS6

  3. Rodney Huckey says:

    We need an Aaron Blaise channel. :) So awesome.

  4. Dean Wittle says:

    Great show as always guys.

  5. Ed Young says:


  6. clinton ferrara says:

    pete, go to netflix, find the series Poirot and check out the opening credits. show them to corey. some first rate graphic design work.

  7. Wow! Cool stuff! Way beyond my stick figure skills.

  8. Fantastic sketching ability. However, for those of us with little or no artistic talent, I hope for more emphasis on techniques related to photography.

  9. Amazing tips as usual!

    QUESTION for COREY. Love your computer desktop pattern! How can I get a copy?

    Martin in Indiana and cyber-space

  10. jason davis says:

    cool show. I’d love to see a napp course on using photoshop for creature creation and animation

  11. Chuck Sider says:

    Love the sketching.

  12. Jock Goodman says:

    Great show and glad to hear there will be a Photoshop GAL soon? I also enjoy Kim McCormick on KT, cute and SMART. Being a big bro to 2 younger sisters, I have always been into promoting women, besides, they look better than most of us guys. Yes, my testosterone levels are fine.
    Could REALLY use NX2.
    Also is there a way to network to find a compatible roommate to share double occupancy at the Mandalay in Vegas for PSW IN SEPT? I’m already stretching a budget to just get there from Hawaii, never mind tuition and meals. If you don’t, you should have a bulletin board for such contacts. I’m also entering every chance to win a pass to PSW. Never been. thanks NAPP

  13. Gary Shaver says:

    Great show!

  14. Rich Stopa says:

    Great show Combining art & Photoshop is cool

    as a Nikon user NX2 wiuld be great

  15. Matt speer says:

    Aaron, is bad to da bone. Corey and Pete, good stuff. Great Ideas to use in projects.


  16. W Patrick Clements says:

    great show and more then that… great art…

  17. Glenn Hewitt says:

    I wish I could draw

  18. Floyd F Sones says:

    Aaron is phenomenal! So are you two, Pete and Corey!

  19. Nick says:

    It’s just amazing what Aaron creates using photoshop. His images look like a photograph of some alien creature discovered in the Amazon.

  20. Rich says:

    Aaron is awesome! What we need is MORE Aaron…he needs his own show. But don’t limit it to only 20-30 minutes. An hour at least! Weekly if possible!!!

  21. Melissa Grover says:

    zomg, you two are downright dangerous brainstorming! Epic photoshop goodness, and thank you so much to Mr. Blaise. Amazing work! ^^

  22. I just adore this show! Been watching for a few months and can’t miss an episode. Seriously, if I’m not watching Netflix, I’m watching Photoshop User TV. You guys are so inspiring and entertaining to watch. Thank you!

  23. Brad says:

    Aaron is awesome. I was wondering what he prefers as a canvas pixel size. I don’t think he ever mentioned that.

    • Aaron Blaise says:

      I usually set my canvases up at 300 dpi and I don’t really go any larger than 18 or 20 inches in either direction. This will provide me with plenty of resolution to blow up to print size if I choose.

  24. Jerry Kolnick says:

    Peter I was watching your tip, but I cannot figure out how you made the objects work in the first place. I would like to know how you did it.

    BTW great show.

  25. Rick DeNatale says:

    Another great show.

    I’d love to see both Corey and Pete’s demos as short tutorials on the NAPP site for more leisurely consumption.

  26. Felipe says:

    Corey, Does that postcard tutorial work PS 5.5?
    Great tutorials as always.

  27. José Barredo says:

    Great show

  28. JJ Adkisson says:

    Aaron Blaise is so sick!

  29. PD Taylor says:

    WOW!! I am blown away on each episode. Thanks!

  30. Karl W Kochman says:

    Make me a winner PLEASE!

    Karl W Kochman


    Wow….Aaron is awesome!!

  32. Jonas Owen says:

    Sliiiiick Drawing!!!
    I will be using that glass box tip on some of my next projects too!

  33. Kevin McGrath says:

    great show
    great artist

  34. I would like to see retouching skin on portraits! And Please on one software book- the other one I do not need! 😀

  35. Frank Furbish says:

    Great show! Thanks!

  36. Paul Miller says:

    Great tips as usual. Gave me a buch of ideas.

  37. jackie m. says:

    super cool show.

  38. Ralf says:

    I was playing with Pete’s cool trick and I’ve seen, that I only need one Layer for the pattern and can move the layer in the picture, when I select it in the layer style menue. Cool, so I can move it in every direction.

    Thanks for your show!

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