June 04, 2013
Photoshop CS6 updates now available
The Photoshop team has just made a Photoshop CS6 update (13.0.5 for Mac, 22.214.171.124 for Win) available for perpetual-license customer (non-Creative Cloud subscribers). It addresses a small number of bugs on each platform. CC members can sit tight: Photoshop CC will be released on June 17th and will include any fixes that aren’t already in the current version (13.1.2) along along with all the new features.
Demo: Theories and Harmonies of Color
Given all the interest in the new Adobe Kuler, you might enjoy this talk from Stéphane Baril, an Adobe systems engineer and a graphic novel colorist. In this talk he covers:
- How to understand and effectively use a color wheel in your design process
- How to use Live Color and Recolor Artwork in Illustrator, both for color exploration and graphic production
- Tips and techniques for using color in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
Update/related: See CreativePro’s 10 Essential Tips for Kuler.
Startling infrared war photography
How much more constructed is a pink photograph than a black-and-white photograph? … [Viewers are] confused, and angry, and disoriented. And this is great! Because you got them to actually think about the act of perception and how this imagery is produced and consumed.
In a marginally related vein, on Popular Photography Debbie Grossman writes about creating Fake Infrared Photography Using Adobe Camera Raw. [Via John Dowdell]