A photo manipulation tutorial, realm – The Ninth Planet part 3 of 3

As we reach the conclusion of our somewhat epic of a tutorial for “the Ninth Planet” that began with the creation of our landscape eventually followed by skyscape and now we will continue working on realm. I would just like to thank everyone who stopped by and followed this tutorial series. I hope you guys… Read This »


New Year 2012 Sci-fi inspired wallpaper tutorial

A Happy New Year to all the readers and visitors of Prodigal Concepts. I wish you all the best this coming year as we are ushered into the year of the Dragon – 2012.

The holidays are blurring out, (but the holiday weight seems to be staying longer than necessary) and before we all move on to the challenges of the coming year let us go with a bang and celebrate one last time with an out of this world wallpaper tutorial. continue reading


A photo manipulation tutorial, skyscape – The Ninth Planet part 2 of 3

I was finally able to get some free time so we can now continue on our overdue project “The Ninth Planet“. And today we will be working on the skyscape the second part of a series that will put us halfway through our project. For those who came here directly please check out A photo manipulation tutorial, landscape – The Ninth Planet before moving on. continue reading


Captain America in 30 graphic inspirations

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Captain America first appeared in March 1941, created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Steve Rogers, was a sickly military recruit enhanced to the peak of human perfection by an experimental serum to aid the United States war effort against the “Axis” powers in World War II. continue reading


A photo manipulation tutorial, landscape – The Ninth Planet part 1 of 3

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Today I will embark on a momentous journey and you’re more than welcome to tag along. A few days ago I have released a photo manipulation I called “The Ninth Planet”. I made this for myself a personal project to give my screen a new dimension (all puns intended LOL). As I’m working on a laptop with a maximum resolution of 1280×800 the full dimension of my work was the same. continue reading


Green Lantern in 30 graphic inspirations

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While I slowly simmer in procrastination to write a new tutorial I’ve decided to make another graphic illustration roundup, this time from the DC universe and another summer blockbuster for 2011 (Please don’t let it be a disappointment). “The Green Lantern” is scheduled to be released on June 17, 2011 in 3D. In a universe… Read This »


Thor – The god of thunder in 30 graphic inspirations

Who doesn’t like mythology? How about a mythological character turned into a comic book super hero? And what if the comic book super hero was given a life on the BIG screen? This summer we will be seeing more than one comic book super hero turn to live action, starting with “Thor”, god of thunder… Read This »


How to recreate a digital bokeh effect “a la” abduzeedo in Photoshop

In photography, bokeh (pronounced /boʊˈkeɪ/) is the blur, or the aesthetic quality of the blur, in out-of-focus areas of an image, or “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light.” – Wikipedia A few days ago, a friend of mine asked me if I know bokeh. And thinking he meant the photograph effect of… Read This »


Awesome fantasy photo manipulations from Ian Jasper Reyes

Photo manipulations is an art within an art. A designer takes a group of sometimes mediocre stock images and breathes new life into it to create something surreal, an almost magical scene that are usually found only in the artists distorted dreams. A good photo manipulation can easily teleport you to a place or a… Read This »


Party balloon tutorial @photoshopmag.net

Latest Update: It was just another ordinary day at Prodigal Concepts but with an itsy, bitsy, teeny weeny little update. One of my articles just got published in www.photoshopmag.net Woohooo! Thanks guys. photoshopmag.net is web magazine from Poland that focuses on design and all things Photoshop. The article of note was the one I wrote… Read This »

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