11 01, 2013

Eye Candy Reflections Video

By |January 11th, 2013|Tutorials, Eye Candy, Design|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, Eye Candy, Reviews, Design|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|Announcements, Alien Skin Software, Eye Candy, Design|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, Fun, Design|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

5 10, 2012

Blow something up with Marilyn Sholin

By |October 5th, 2012|Tutorials, Photography, Blow Up, Design|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, Philosophy, Business, Design|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|Exposure, Photography, Blow Up, Alien Skin Software, Eye Candy, Reviews, Design|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, Eye Candy, Philosophy, Business, Design|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"

29 05, 2012

Cornucopia of Geometric Morsels

By |May 29th, 2012|Photography, Fun, Design|Comments Off on Cornucopia of Geometric Morsels

If you like art that is geometric in nature, then you'll have fun checking out the favorites on Flickr of fdecomite and Jonathan McCabe. That's how

22 05, 2012

Painting with Shadows

By |May 22nd, 2012|Photography, Fun, Design|1 Comment

I recently ran across some ingenious artists who use shadows to create pictures. First up is Kumi Yamashita. The objects creating the shadow are usually attached