24 01, 2013

Bauhaus twenty-21: An Ongoing Legacy by Gordon Watkinson

By |January 24th, 2013|Design, Fun, Photography|1 Comment

Gordon Watkinson has built an impressive collection of architectural photography. His recent Bauhaus twenty-21 exhibit showcases some of the most influential buildings of Bauhaus architecture. For

11 01, 2013

Eye Candy Reflections Video

By |January 11th, 2013|Design, Eye Candy, Tutorials|1 Comment

I just finished up a brand new Eye Candy 7 video. It shows how to use the Shadow effect to make convincing mirror-like reflections. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDDbfH_WuUQ&rel=0

4 01, 2013

The Graphic Mac: 8 Reasons I LOVE Eye Candy 7

By |January 4th, 2013|Alien Skin Software, Design, Eye Candy, Reviews|Comments Off on The Graphic Mac: 8 Reasons I LOVE Eye Candy 7

James Dempsey reviewed Eye Candy 7 in exactly the way I would, through pictures instead of words. You can read the article at The Graphic

15 11, 2012

Eye Candy 7 is almost here!

By |November 15th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Design, Eye Candy|76 Comments

Eye Candy 7 will be here in early December and it's going to be awesome! Even Easier We completely rewrote the Eye Candy user interface

7 11, 2012

Pintograph update

By |November 7th, 2012|Announcements, Design, Fun|4 Comments

In case you didn't read the original article, Pintograph is a fun side project I created for generating complex line art. It is a free iPhone

19 10, 2012

Free Gallery Wrap Tool

By |October 19th, 2012|Announcements, Blow Up, Design, Photography|2 Comments

A gallery wrap is a canvas print stretched around the outside of a wood frame. You can see an example below. Preparing a photo for a gallery

5 10, 2012

Blow something up with Marilyn Sholin

By |October 5th, 2012|Blow Up, Design, Photography, Tutorials|2 Comments

Marilyn Sholin wrote this article about resizing her paintings. She's a veteran at preparing art for prints. Her painting style combines photography, Photoshop and even

19 09, 2012

The Best Features are Invisible

By |September 19th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Design, Philosophy|Comments Off on The Best Features are Invisible

When improving a product, many people have an instinct to add features that grab your attention. This usually involves new buttons and sliders. It's easy

11 09, 2012

20 Best Photoshop Plug-ins

By |September 11th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Blow Up, Design, Exposure, Eye Candy, Photography, Reviews|Comments Off on 20 Best Photoshop Plug-ins

Creative Bloq is a web site that provides daily design tips and inspiration. I'm pleased as punch that they included Exposure, Eye Candy, and Blow

15 08, 2012

Draw outside the lines!

By |August 15th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Business, Design, Eye Candy, Philosophy|3 Comments

Our first product was Eye Candy and it was successful because it figuratively and literally drew outside the lines. The lines in question are the "marching ants"