July 28th, 2014
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|Oishii Creative Reveals The New Face For E!’s Series Premiere Of “Botched”|
Creative Agency Creates Show Open For Plastic Surgery Reality Show
E! continues to solidify its status as the leader in pop culture, raising the bar on each of its creative projects and programming. So for the launch of their latest series, “Botched,” they partnered with creative agency Oishii Creative to create a fresh, current and edgy show package that’s in line with the channel’s new look and attitude.
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|Ataboy Delivers Haunting and Gritty Neo-noir Music Video for The Peach Kings’ “Mojo Thunder”|
Design & Animation Studio Takes Style Cue From Neo-Noir Graphic Novels
When swamp rock blues duo The Peach Kings needed a video for the title track of their just-released EP “Mojo Thunder,” they found their match in New York-based design & animation studio Ataboy. The storytelling-driven animated video tells a hypnotic tale of vice and voodoo and explores how cycles of abuse and pain can trigger self-destructive behavior.
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|Oishii Looks to #WTFuture With Dynamic Branding Package For PromaxBDA: The Conference 2014|
Creative Agency Creates the Conference and Awards Show Opening Videos & Graphics
When PromaxBDA, the global member-based association for professionals working in media marketing, needed an agency to create the branding and video opens for this year's conference and awards show in New York, they turned to long-time members and creative agency Oishii Creative. Armed with the tagline #WTFuture, Oishii Creative set out to make a package that captured the energy and essence of an industry in constant change.
published 4 weeks ago read more
|NVIDIA Announces First Ever GPU Acceleration for Adobe Illustrator CC|
New NVIDIA GPU-Powered Features Also Now Shipping In Adobe Creative Cloud Video and Imaging Applications
NVIDIA today announced the first GPU-acceleration of Adobe Illustrator CC -- enabling graphic artists to seamlessly interact with vector art at any resolution, and to smoothly pan and zoom significantly faster than previously possible. With this new feature powered by NVIDIA GPUs, Illustrator CC can now accelerate the entire canvas by up to 10-times faster(1) than previously possible on Windows 7 or 8-based systems with compatible GPUs.
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|Adobe Takes Creativity Mobile with New Creative Cloud Connected Apps and Hardware|
Sketching, Precision Drawing and Photography Apps Extend Creative Workflow to iPad; SDK Unlocks Over 30 Years of Adobe Innovation for Mobile App Developers
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today unveiled a new suite of mobile apps and complementary hardware that connect Adobe Creative Cloud, the company's flagship offering for creatives worldwide, to iPad. A digital pen, Adobe Ink, and a digital ruler, Adobe Slide, bring true creative freedom and functionality to mobile devices. Adobe Sketch and Adobe Line enable the next generation of sketching and precision drawing on iPad, and are both optimized to support the new hardware. A third app, Adobe Photoshop Mix, offers a new Creative Cloud connected mobile workflow for anyone who wants access to powerful creative imaging tools on their mobile device. Finally, Lightroom mobile is now available for iPhone in addition to iPad, providing the most efficient way to manage and edit images across desktops, mobile devices and the Web.
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|Adobe Announces All New 2014 Release of Creative Cloud|
Mobile Apps and New Hardware Extend Creative Cloud Workflow; All Major CC Desktop Apps Updated
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE), the leader in creative software, today continued to drive Creative Cloud innovation by announcing 14 new versions of CC desktop applications, including essential tools such as Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Dreamweaver CC and Adobe Premiere Pro CC. The biggest Adobe software release since CS6, it also includes four new mobile apps, the immediate availability of creative hardware, updates to Creative Cloud services and new offerings for enterprise, education and photography customers. Yesterday, Adobe announced that there are now over 2.3 million Creative Cloud subscriptions, far exceeding original projections when it was unveiled two years ago.
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|"Monsieur Verdoux" (1947) Screening and Panel Tribute to John Gabriel Beckman, Award Winning Production Designer|
Presented by the Art Directors Guild Film Society and the American Cinematheque
Sunday, May 18 at 5:30 PM at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica Sponsored by "The Hollywood Reporter"
The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and American Cinematheque will screen "Monsieur Verdoux" (1947), a black comedy written, directed and starring Charles Chaplin from a story concept by Orson Welles on Sunday, May 18, at 5:30 PM at the Aero Theatre,1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica. Based on the true-life story of bigamist wife-killer Henri Désiré Landru, it was the first time that Chaplin worked with Production Designer John Gabriel Beckman. Beckman is admired for his extensive career as a Set Designer, Art Director, Production Designer, architect, decorator and muralist. He was also a World War I fighter pilot.
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Creating a Helix in Adobe Illustrator - Part 1
In Part 1 of this 3 part Adobe Illustrator tutorial series, Vincent Rosati explains how to use the free transform tool to take the first step in creating a helix with AI. This series will get you through many challenges including using the free-transform tool in a perspective environment, creating the illusion of wrapping a shape around another and shading using the pathfinder tool.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Vincent Rosati on 05/15/2009
Radial Patterns with Adobe Illustrator
In this video tutorial Creative COW leader Vince Rosati presents a simple technique to use an obscure function in the rotate tool to quickly create radial patterns in Adobe Illustrator. Use this technique with gradients or more complex shapes to create incredible radial patterns.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Vincent Rosati on 10/03/2008
Adobe Illustrator for Video and Film
In this Adobe Illustrator review from The Creative COW Magazine, Tim Wilson looks at the ways that Adobe's Illustrator CS3 is designed with video and film artists in mind.
Review by Tim Wilson on 06/10/2007
Creating a Cartoon from Video
In this 3-part tutorial, Creative cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz explains the process of converting video to cartoon by using only After Effects and Adobe Illustrator CS2. While the tutorial spans 50 minutes and covers a wide range of topics (some in depth and some in general), after you have gone through the process once, you will find that it's easy to adapt the Cartoonification technique to your own needs.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Aharon Rabinowitz on 03/13/2006
Inside Adobe Illustrator CS - Live Paint
In this video tutorial, Creative COW Leader Franklin McMahon demonstrates the new Live Paint feature in Adobe Illustrator CS 2 which makes coloring vector images a snap.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Franklin McMahon on 04/27/2005
Inside Adobe Illustrator CS - New Features
In this video tutorial, Creative COW Leader Franklin McMahon examines some of the new features in Adobe Illustrator CS 2 including the control palette, underline links, custom work spaces and exports such as SWF, SVG and PDF.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Franklin McMahon on 04/26/2005
Inside Adobe Illustrator CS - LIVE TRACE
In this video tutorial, Creative COW Leader Franklin McMahon goes over the new Live Trace feature in Adobe Illustrator CS 2.0 that helps create bitmap images to vector illustrations.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Franklin McMahon on 04/25/2005
Creating Customizable Dashed Lines with Adobe Illustrator
This mini-tutorial is for those who've often worked in Illustrator and have needed to turn a dashed line into individually selectable shapes. This may also be useful for pasting dotted path shapes into After Effects or other applications.
Tutorial by Seth Taylor on 02/14/2005
|Re: Transparent .png's from Photoshop .psd's|
by Bill Stephan in the Adobe Photoshop Forum
Ron, Your lowest layer (either Background or Layer 0) should be empty, so that you see only the gray and white checkerboard. Your 3D graphics then go into one or more of the higher layers as needed. When finished, you should see your 3D graphics with the checkerboard showing wherever...
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