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Screencast 7: Never erase again – Using layer masks to erase non-destructively

The latest entry in my¬†iDevBlogADay Photoshop for Devs series, this one’s a short-but-sweet intro to using layer masks in Photoshop. Layer masks are used to hide areas of a layer without deleting any of the layer’s colour information. I always use layer masks rather than the erase tool. You never know when you’re going to […]

Screencast 3: Resizing? Use vector shapes.

Screencast 3: Resizing? Use vector shapes.

The latest entry in my¬†iDevBlogADay “Photoshop for Devs” series, we’re going to go into vector shapes in more detail. Vector shapes allow you to create graphics that can be scaled without losing detail. Helping iPhone developers hate using Photoshop a little less with simple tricks that make workflows more efficient. View the rest of the […]

Screencast 2: How and when to use clipping masks

The latest entry in my iDevBlogADay “Photoshop for Devs” series, we’re going to talk about clipping masks in Photoshop and when to use them to make things easier. Helping iPhone developers hate using Photoshop a little less with simple tricks that make workflows more efficient. View the rest of the screencasts in the “Photoshop for […]

Screencast 1: App Icon Design and Resolution Independence

Screencast 1: App Icon Design and Resolution Independence

My debut entry to the iDevBlogADay… phenomenon? Thanks to @mysterycoconut for setting this up and organizing it. We’re in excellent company. Check out the links in the sidebar for more iPhone dev goodness. Helping iPhone developers hate using Photoshop a little less with simple tricks that make workflows more efficient. View the rest of the […]