Kajik
Hey, my name is Kajik and I love to work with all the Adobe products to design and create graphics, motion graphics and websites. Photoshop is one of my favorite tools to bring my ideas to life.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Get Going with Adobe Bridge CS4Preview
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    In this tutorial, we'll take a look at one of the most underestimated and unused tool in the Adobe product family called Bridge CS4. It is available in most of Adobe's professional Creative Suite applications and I'm sure some of you use it, but a lot of people just ignore it, not realizing its potential to speed up your workflow and help organize your files. What's Adobe Bridge? Why should I use it? How does it work? Where to start? That's what you'll learn in this tutorial.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Animate a GIF Inside of Photoshop CS4Preview
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    In this tutorial, we'll take a look at the Photoshop animation feature to create a nice animated GIF. I'm sure all of you already noticed the ads at the right side of this page. For some of you, they are annoying, others even click on them, which is why they are there. I personally think there's nothing to be said against them, so I thought why not creating a nice 125 pixel by 125 pixel ad to demonstrate how easy it is to create nice animations inside of Photoshop. All we need to do is open up Photoshop, create our final image and animate it the way we want it to move the single elements to achieve the final effect. Additionally, we'll stop by at the beautiful GraphicRiver website, where we'll download their logo, which we'll use to create our GIF.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super-Handy Photoshop CS4 GPU Features UnraveledPreview
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    The latest version of Photoshop CS4 offers a variety of new features that save time and work. In this tutorial, we'll take a look at all the new GPU based features and how to use them. On the one hand they save you a lot of time, on the other hand they snatch your RAM away and stress your graphic card, but one things for sure, they all look cool! Let's jump into Photoshop and take a look at what it offers!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Professional Tips for Improving Photoshop's PerformancePreview
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    In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at the Photoshop Preferences to increase our Performance. With more and more features and important improvements, Photoshop gets more effective than ever. On the other hand, depending on the Photoshop version, features for working with 3D imagery, motion-based content, and advanced image analysis, greatly increase the requirements of both Graphics and Hardware. There’s nothing worse than being detained from your workflow because of performance deficit. That’s why you should check out this tutorial to work more efficiently without wasting your time and improve your workflow and designs!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Use Content-Aware-Scaling in Photoshop CS4Preview
    The latest version of Photoshop CS4 offers a variety of new features that save time and work. One of them is the newly added Content-Aware-Scaling feature, which automatically preserves important areas like people, buildings, objects, as you resize your images. It saves you a lot of time, since there’s no time-consuming cropping and retouching required anymore. How and why you should use this? That’s what we’ll cover in this tutorial!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Using Adobe Kuler to Enhance Your Photoshop Color WorkflowP
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    Let's look closely at a crucial and time-saving product for designers called Adobe Kuler. We’ll learn to explore, create and share color themes using the Kuler website and the built in extension of Kuler in Photoshop CS4. What’s Adobe Kuler? It’s a web-hosted application, providing free color themes that can be used by anybody, in any project you are working on. Let's jump into this article and learn more about Adobe Kuler and how to use it with Photoshop!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    After Effects for Beginners: Advanced TechniquesPart3 preview
    When we launched we asked you to tell us what content you wanted and quite a few of you told us you wanted the basics. This is the second installment of our 3 part series for after effects beginners. Each section lists at the top the topics that are covered in that section. Even though this series focuses on the latest CS4 release, most of the concepts apply to all the versions of After Effects. This third part of the Essential Training series will teach you some advanced techniques in After Effects. You will learn all the basics you need to be able to use After Effects and understand the cool tutorials out here.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    After Effects for Beginners: Effects & AnimationPart2 preview
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    When we launched we asked you to tell us what content you wanted and quite a few of you told us you wanted the basics. This is the second installment of our 3 part series for after effects beginners. Each section lists at the top the topics that are covered in that section. Even though this series focuses on the latest CS4 release, most of the concepts apply to all the versions of After Effects. This second part of the Essential Training series will teach you how to get started using effects and creating basic animation in After Effects. You will learn all the basics you need to be able to use After Effects and understand the cool tutorials posted here.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    After Effects for Beginners: Getting Started1
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    When we launched we asked you to tell us what content you wanted and quite a few of you told us you wanted the basics. Well we are listening and this is the first installment of a 3 part series for after effects beginners. Each section lists at the top the topics that are covered in that section. Even though this series focuses on the latest CS4 release, most of the concepts apply to all the versions of After Effects. This first part of the Essential Training series will teach you how to get started in After Effects. You will learn all the basics you need to be able to use After Effects and understand the cool tutorials posted here on AETUTS.Read More…