A.J. Wood
A.J. Wood is an Adobe Community Professional & Adobe Certified Instructor based in Dallas, TX. The only thing he enjoys more than photography & teaching is spending time with his family. Chat with him on G+ or catch his blog.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Introduction to Optimizing Your Photoshop InstallationPs optimize 200x preview
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    Photoshop has a variety of tools to edit your images, and almost as many settings that you can adjust to get optimum performance from the software. In this tutorial, we'll take a look at some of the options available in the Preferences dialogue box. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Use Layer Comps in Photoshop to Improve Your InDesign WorkflowPs layer comps 200x preview
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    Layer comps are a great way to organize content inside Photoshop files. They allow you to save multiple design ideas in a single PSD while reducing the need to create duplicate layers. As you'll see in this tutorial, layer comps can flow from Photoshop to InDesign making your workflow even more efficient. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Photo Effects Week: Create a Planet Using Photoshop's 3D Capabilities3d planet 200x preview
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    This week we are celebrating the launch of PhotoDune, Envato's new stock photography website with a series of photo effect and photo manipulation tutorials that showcase the images from our new marketplace. The 3D tools in Photoshop CS5 Extended make it easy for anyone to add 3D elements to their images. In this tutorial you will create a planet using a 3D Sphere, and utilize the new Repousse feature to extrude objects in 3D space. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Photo Effects Week: Use Curves Adjustment to Turn Day Into NightDay to night 200x preview
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    This week we are celebrating the launch of PhotoDune, Envato's new stock photography website with a series of photo effect and photo manipulation tutorials that showcase the images from our new marketplace. Adjustment layers are a powerful feature in Photoshop. They prove their usefulness time and time again. In this tutorial you will use a Curves Adjustment layer and additional techniques to change a scene from day to night. Let's get started!Read More…