Ron presents at Chimirus Demo night

PixelSquid Partners with Chimirus on Professional Digital Arts Demo Night

PixelSquid recently partnered with Chimirus, a professional digital arts training and coaching organization, to bring the people of Chicago a sold out evening of demonstrations in advanced Photoshop design techniques. Our own in-house Designer Ron Domingue was invited to demonstrate how PixelSquid can quickly import 3D stock imagery that can be fully rotated to fit your design needs, allowing you …

CyberGirl_Final by exocarmine

Tutorial: Professional Grade Sci-fi Design

You may recognize Shaun Jonas’ futuristic sci-fi style from our most recent favorite new compositions newsletter. As a full-time graphic designer, Shaun uses PixelSquid to continue to improve his already excellent digital art skills. “It just allows my imagination to go wild with all the amazing 3D content and possibilities to create something spectacular. I use this tool most of …

ZroForm at Borderlands by TechHunter Magazine

PixelSquid Meets Fine Art

This summer, artist (and PixelSquid Instagram favorite) Ilya Pyatygorskyy was invited to create an original art piece to display at the Borderlands exhibition in Munich by organizers at TechHunter Magazine. “The theme was The Future of Outdoors, and that sparked my interest,” said Pyatygorskyy. “Most, if not all, of my art depicts a possible future world in which humanity could …

Tutorial: PixelSquid for Graphic Design

PixelSquid is an excellent tool for building a wide range of imagery without the hassle of searching for and preparing the perfect reference image. In this latest edition of our tutorial series, graphic designer and self-proclaimed nonsense-tamer Ingo Lindmeier, aka spiel-sinn, uses PixelSquid objects to create advertising-grade imagery. This piece titled, “Guitaffe” is part of his Haushaltstier series.   1. …

Composite from Scratch in Photoshop Like a Pro

Watch Photoshop design pro, Shaun Ryken, in action as he uses the PixelSquid Photoshop extension to build a full composition nearly from scratch! Shaun uses a myriad of PixelSquid objects to create his underwater fantasy titled, Game Changer. Check out the videos below where we’ve marked some important steps in Shaun’s design process. Want to follow along? Many of the …

Free PixelSquid Objects: Limited time only!

For a limited time, get access to free objects from our curated PixelSquid collections! Whether you’re trying PixelSquid for the first time or want to add a few objects to your collection, we’re giving you at least two full weeks to spin, download, and create with the objects below. Grab them while you can, because we’ll be giving you a …

Hitching a ride by TruthByNature

Our Favorite New Compositions

These are some of our favorite new compositions created by you and shared with us on Instagram. Follow our Instagram account @PixelSquid360 and these artists for more amazing digital art inspiration! View this post on Instagram //// APOCALYPSE//// _ _ _ _ _ Here I am in the year 2019 with a new edit and a new series. This took …

Windy Day concept art by Kenny Callicutt

Creating Professional Keyframe Concept Art with PixelSquid

PixelSquid has so many uses for hobby artists and professional artists alike! This month, we sat down with film and video game concept artist, Kenny Callicutt, for a short Q&A, and a walkthrough of his creative process. His humorously titled piece, “Windy Day” uses a combination of 3D modeling, PixelSquid objects, and Photoshop paint-over to conceive a post-apocalyptic character, vehicle, …

Michael Wandrey Tutorial 16

Michael Wandrey’s Surreal Compositions with PixelSquid

Michael Wandrey, aka @Foxmikey1 on Instagram, is a popular digital artist and photographer who has made incredible works of surrealist art using PixelSquid objects. His racing snail composition using a PixelSquid Engine and Snail were featured in a full two-page spread in the 2019 edition of PhotoshopBIBEL. He’s shared his process for creating this super-charged racing snail as a video …