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Photoshop Tutorial – Transform a Photo into an Architect’s Blueprint Drawing

Photoshop Tutorial – Transform a Photo into an Architect’s Blueprint Drawing

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Adobe Photoshop tutorial showing how to transform a photo of a building, car or anything else into an architect’s blueprint drawing. Download these resources for free: Woolkarth-Bold Font (Windows and Mac) Paper texture Water stain brushes Marks & Scratches brushes Related posts: Adobe Photoshop Image Masking Online Tutorial Adobe Photoshop Goes Online Increase Adobe Photoshop […]

Pen And Pencil Sketches In Photoshop

Pen And Pencil Sketches In Photoshop

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While going through some of my files, I stumbled upon 12 textures I created for my final year thesis. These seamless textures has a resolution of 300dpi, I’ve scaled it to work perfectly on any drawings with 300 dpi. Below are 2 examples of what can be done with the use of these textures, click […]





Compose Panorama View Automatically in Photoshop

Compose Panorama View Automatically in Photoshop

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Here is a video tutorial on how to compose the panorama view you captured with your DSLR or digital camera, unlike most smartphone that comes with build in panorama feature, most digital cam doesn’t due to the internal processor speed. Merging images into a panorama view is a time consuming task, if you’ve been creating […]

Find source of an image, name of building, architects that designed it and etc

Find source of an image, name of building, architects that designed it and etc

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You’ve probably copied and saved tons of images from the internet without labeling the source or rename the file according to the name of the building. Trouble begins when you want use the image as a reference for your report. How do you find the name of the architecture? The source and the architect behind […]

Automatically Erase Background via Photoshop

Automatically Erase Background via Photoshop

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Here is a simple tutorial on how to remove the backdrop of an image quickly and automatically without much effort. Right click on the ‘Eraser Tool’ and select ‘Background Eraser Tool’. Select the background to remove, Photoshop will automatically identify the foreground and background. Watch the video I created, for your info, I am also […]

Increase Adobe Photoshop Performance And Memory

Increase Adobe Photoshop Performance And Memory

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You might find this tutorial useful if your computer is slow. Here is a simple tutorial on how to increase Adobe Photoshop performance. Method 1 Step 1 – Go to ‘Edit’ Step 2 – Select ‘Preferences’ Step 3 – Select ‘Performance…’ Step 4 – Choose the ‘Performance’ tab Step 5 – Increase the memory. 75% […]

AutoSave For Adobe Photoshop CS4, CS5, and CS6

AutoSave For Adobe Photoshop CS4, CS5, and CS6

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Adobe Photoshop | 8 Comments

Auto save in Photoshop? Imagine hours and hours of hard work lost due to a sudden power-lost or bad programming (bug) causes Adobe Photoshop to crash. Everyone been through this nightmare, unless you’re old school with a T-Square and a drafting table. Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Below THe AutoSave feature is not available in Adobe […]

Learn How to Write Like an Architect

Learn How to Write Like an Architect

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Truth is, my handwriting is horrible. If you happened to have shitty handwriting like mine, watch this video on how to write like an architect by Kung Fu Architect, article found in Architecture My Ninja Please. What’s up with all the oriental names? Food for thought: Someone named Li Chieh, in 1103, wrote a book […]

Google the Unit Converter and Currency Calculator

Google the Unit Converter and Currency Calculator

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My secondary school English teacher told me, “Math will make you mad”. It’s true; one of my classmates went crazy, not because of math alone, probably due to the combination of math and the other three languages (Malay, English and Mandarin/Chinese). The Education system in Malaysia is simply stupid, crazy, dull, too racist, too religious, […]

How to Array or Duplicate Objects in SketchUp

How to Array or Duplicate Objects in SketchUp

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I have come to realize that first time user of SketchUp tend to ask me the same question – How to Array in SketchUp? Repeating an object in SketchUp is easy, the tutorial below is just one of the many methods, for soon to be SketchUp users, here is the answer: 1. Select the object. […]

Search DWG and DWF files online

Search DWG and DWF files online

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Here is a new search engine made specifically for DWG and DWF files. cadbot is the new kid on the block, contribute your dwg files so that others can benefit from it. What Happen to CAD Monkey? p.s. Do you know that you can search for dwg files using Google? It can be anything, simply […]

Using Google Architecturally

Using Google Architecturally

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1. Google Search Google now searches Microsoft Office, PostScript, Corel WordPerfect, Lotus 1-2-3, and others. The new file types will simply appear in Google search results whenever they are relevant to the user query. For example, if you’re looking for the Door Detailing in AutoCAD DWG format, key in door detail filetype:dwg The image above […]

Building a Computer for 3D Rendering

Building a Computer for 3D Rendering

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Update: Personally, I believe building a super fast computer for rendering is outdated. Today’s computing power is more than enough to render a really good rendering. Think about it, if 3D artists are able to create awesome realistic 3D rendering 10 years ago, what about today’s computing powers at your disposable? I prefer buying a […]

Creating Seamless Textures

Creating Seamless Textures

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Creating your own seamless texture is a simple process. It requires only a few simple steps to follow. First take a picture of the texture you wanted, then crop the image to an acceptable size. The image below is 450px by 450px. Right click and save it to your comp for the step by step […]