Sebastiaan van der Velden
Sebastiaan has a background in medical imaging and got involved with Pixelmator from its early days, doing beta-testing and customer support. Besides making Pixelmator tutorials for Tuts+, he also makes tutorials for his own website. His free time is mostly spend with his two sons, and his wife.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    The A to Z of PixelmatorAtozofpixelmator preview
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    Learn everything Pixelmator, the great Photoshop alternative, has to offer.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Using Blurring, Sharpening, Dodging, Burning and Sponging in PixelmatorPxm blurringsharpeningdodgingburningsponging preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can make an image stand out more by using, blurring, sharpening, burning, dodging and sponging. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Use Pixelmator's Liquify Tools to Make an Eye Popping PortraitPreview 400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, I will show you how to use the Liquify Tools in Pixelmator. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Work With the Clone Stamp and Healing Tool in PixelmatorCloning%20and%20healing%20tools%20in%20pixelmator preview
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    Use Pixelmator's Clone Stamp and Healing tools to remove objects from a photo.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Use the Type Tool in PixelmatorPxm typetool preview400 1
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, I will give you a brief introduction to the Type Tool in Pixelmator and show you how to create a nice letterpress effect. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Work With Layers in PixelmatorIp 07 layers preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, we will dive deeper into the concept of layers by creating a collage made out of four images. Lets get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Use Pixelmator as an External EditorPixelmatorexternaleditorp6 preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, we are going to set up Pixelmator as the external editor in iPhoto. We will also take a look at how to save our edited work back to iPhoto and how to open images from our iPhoto library directly from within Pixelmator. Lets get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Use Brushes and Gradients in PixelmatorPm5brushesgradients preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, I will show you how to use both Brushes and Gradients in Pixelmator. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Working With Vectors in PixelmatorIp 04 vectors preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, we will explain how to work with vector shapes.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Apply Filters and Effects in PixelmatorIp 03 effects preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, we will explain everything you need to know about working with and applying filters and effects to your images using the Effects Browser in Pixelmator. In the process, we will show you how to sharpen your images, how to apply a miniaturization (tilt shift) effect, and much more. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make Selections With PixelmatorIp 02 selections preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, we will dive deeper into a very important part of image editing; making selections. Selections tell Pixelmator what part of the image you want to edit. Everything that is outside the selection will be ignored. There are a wide range of selection tools available, this tutorial will take a close look at each of them. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Getting Started With PixelmatorIp 01 introduction preview400
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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, we will give you a brief introduction to Pixelmator. We will begin by taking a look at the Pixelmator workspace, show you how to create a new document, adjust Pixelmator's preferences, and how to do some work in Pixelmator by placing guides and aligning objects. Let's get started!Read More…