Here’s a barber pole I put together this weekend.  I don’t know why I did it.  I felt the urge to make a barber pole. For those interested in the technical aspects:  it was created 100% from scratch in Photoshop CC, starting with basic vector shapes which were then extruded […]

3D Barber Pole

Hey, guys, how’s it going?  Due to a viewer request, we are re-releasing our 3D Keyboard Key Icon tutorial to be CS6 compliant. Just to recap, in this tutorial we learn how to use Photoshop’s 3D engine to create a simple keyboard key shaped icon. You’ll need the 3D material […]

3D Keyboard Icon (CS6 Version)

Preliminary render of my day-off project.  Rendering glass and shadows always takes quite a bit of time, so I didn’t let it finish.  As a result, you can still see some grainy areas.  Those will go away after a full render.  I just wanted to share what I’d been working […]

Out of Time Hourglass

Captain America Shield Tutorial 4
Captain America Shield Tutorial In today’s tutorial, we will learn how to make a near photo-realistic reproduction of Captain America’s iconic shield using a couple of tricks that aren’t usually thought of when you’re working in Photoshop. This is one of the longest and most complete tutorials I’ve done, and […]

Captain America Shield Tutorial