Grant Friedman
Grant Friedman is a veteran blogger, social media manager, design enthusiast, and photographer. Grant has been writing about the design industry since 2008 and is currently the Photoshop Editor for Tuts+.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    An Interview With Benoit ChallandPreview
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    This week I get talking with Benoit Challand and how he creates his amazing 3D typography.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview With Digital Illustrator, and Character Artist, Oscar RamosRamos preview
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    Character artist, Oscar Ramos explains how you can improve your illustrations.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview With Mobile Interface Designer, Alan PowerPreview
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    A chat about designing mobile interfaces with Alan Power.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Behind the Scenes: Interview With Sarah SilverPreview
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    A behind the scenes look and interview with Sarah Silver during her recent photo shoot with the Stephen Petronio Dance Company.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview With Kode Abdo (AKA Bosslogic)Preview
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    A chat with digital artist and Illustrator, Kode Abdo, otherwise known as Bosslogic.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Seamless, Circular, Geometric Background Pattern in Photoshop0967 circle pattern preview400x277
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    Seamless backgrounds can be used in just about any type of project. You will commonly see them used in fashion design, print design, web design, and even architectural design. I've always enjoyed creating seamless backgrounds, and in this tutorial, I will show you how to create a really interesting circular, geometric background pattern using Photoshop's vector tools. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview With Graphic Artist and Illustrator Marcelo SchultzIlovejazzpreview
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    Marcelo Schultz is a graphic designer and illustrator that specializes in typography, and is well known for an illustrative style that emulates the look of 3D. I recently had some time to chat with Marcelo. During our discussion, we talked about several topics ranging from social media to illustrative techniques. Let's take a look!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview With Saad Moosajee0963 saad moosajee preview400x277
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    I recently had some time to chat with Saad Moosajee, a self-taught digital artist that has collaborated with brands such as Dell, HTC, Electronic Arts, and Nike. Saad also serves as a Creative Head for the Slashthree Collective. Saad is an old friend of Tuts+ and was first featured on the site back in 2009, when he was only 15 years old. In this interview we discussed several topics ranging from how his work has matured over the years, how he has challenged himself to improve, as well as why he chose to attend design school. Let's take a look!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Interview With Fashion and Entertainment Retoucher Nick Leadlay0968 nick leadlay preview
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    I recently had some time to chat with Nick Leadlay, a fashion, entertainment and advertising retoucher based in Toronto, Ontario. Nick has worked with some big names in the photography industry, and has retouched some of the biggest stars in Hollywood including Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, and many more. In this interview, Leadlay and I talked about several topics including how he got his start as a celebrity retouch artist, and even a few workflow tips. Let's take a look!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Kaleidoscope Effect in Photoshop0943 kaleidoscope preview400 21
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    Photography is a skill that I believe most designers should have at least a fundamental understanding of. You never know when you might need to run out and shoot a photo of your own for a project. Personally, I love to shoot photos, and it is nice to have a good catalog of photos in my arsenal, just in case.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview With Eric Dima-ala0944 eric dima preview400
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    Recently, I had the chance to talk with Eric Dima-ala, a matte painter, digital artist, and Tuts+ author from the Philippines. Eric has worked on some exciting projects including Ender's Game, Oblivion, Jack the Giant Slayer, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Revenge of the Fallen, and many more. In our interview, we discussed many topics including how to land a job in the VFX industry, the skills you need to learn in order to work on major motion pictures, how to challenge yourself to produce better art, and much more! If you would like to learn how to create better matte paintings and photo manipulations, take a look at this excellent interview.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Seamless, 3D, Geometric Pattern in Photoshop0945 seamless preview400
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    Seamless patterns are a fun and easy way to add some interest to your graphic designs. Patterns, however, can be a bit intimidating to some artists, as it is often challenging to figure out exactly where the pattern repeats. In this tutorial, I will show you how to quickly create a seamless, three-dimensional, geometric pattern in Photoshop.Read More…