Ben Merckx
I am a Belgian multimedia designer who got interested in Photoshop a few years ago by reading and trying out tutorials on the web. At the moment I'm finishing my study of interactive multimedia design. I hope to share some Photoshop techniques in an interesting way.
Tutorials
  • Code
    Create Your Own Pseudo 3D Pong GamePreview
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    Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Activetuts+. This tutorial was first published a long time ago in May, 2009. In this tut I'll describe how to create a basic 3D scene using the native 3D options of Flash Player 10. Then I'll explain how to add interactivity to the elements and set up a basic pong game. Let's go..Read More…
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    Build a Dynamic Flash Gallery with Slider ControlPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll create a gallery which displays all image files in a given directory. A slider is used to browse easily through the images.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Ice-cold Poster with 3D Text200
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    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to combine stock images and 3D text into a cool poster. We'll use an icy theme for it and color it the way we want. You'll see it's not that hard to create a simple appealing poster with effective use of text and imagery.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Adding Flames and Effects to Make an Image with Impact200
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    Instead of riding snow, this boarder is flying through flames. In this tutorial, we'll create fire and smoke without using any photos. You'll learn how to combine both to create a flaming, dynamic image that jumps right at you.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating a Rocking Silhouette in PhotoshopThumb200px
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    If you've ever wanted to shine in the spotlight, try this tutorial. It shows you how to create a silhouette of a person taken from a normal photo, adding colorful light to it as if the light source is located behind this object.Read More…