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Outstanding Artwork Featured on PixelSquid Homepage

Returning PixelSquid users probably noticed the much anticipated improvements made to the PixelSquid plugin for Adobe Photoshop during Adobe MAX last week. In conjunction with the plugin update, the PixelSquid team also introduced new imagery to our website homepage. We are taking this opportunity to feature the outstanding artists that use PixelSquid and make this imagery possible.   Monica Sauro …

Final Alien Tomb by Kenny Callicutt

Finding Balance with Concept Artist Kenny Callicutt

PixelSquid is pleased to welcome our guest author, professional concept artist Kenny Callicutt. Kenny previously authored a post about his technical process. This time Kenny’s demonstration is of his creative process and how he uses his tools to bolster creative balance between his professional artwork and his personal artwork. For the last 10+ years, I’ve worked as a concept artist …

Megalodon by Ponte Ryuurui

Why Designer Ponte Ryuurui Loves PixelSquid

We recently checked back in with one of our favorite PixelSquid power users, Ponte Ryuurui. Previously, we chatted with the Tokyo-based artist about his stellar speed paints for his Youtube channel. In this more recent video, Ryuurui constructs a terrifying underwater battle between a submarine and megalodon. Thalassophobia, anyone? Watch the full video below and read our interview with the …

PixelSquid Catalog Now Contains Over 40,000 Objects

The PixelSquid library is always growing, with more and more new objects being published to our catalog every week. Today, the PixelSquid Team is proud to announce that we’ve hit a big milestone: our catalog now contains over 40,000 objects ready to be added to your designs. To our customers who’ve been with us throughout these years, THANK YOU for …

Paul Trani Self Portrait

A Chat with Paul Trani, Adobe Evangelist

We are very excited to have the opportunity to interview Paul Trani, Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe and PixelSquid user! Paul recently demonstrated PixelSquid in a Photoshop Masterclass video and was happy to answer questions about his process, his teachings, and melding 2D and 3D art techniques. PixelSquid: Tools like Dimension and PixelSquid have made 3D more accessible …

Tutorial: Quickly Photoshop an Overgrown Post-Apocalyptic Scene with PixelSquid

As digital art becomes more ubiquitous, working digital artists often need to iterate on concepts at high speed. Video game 2D artist and student Camilo Polanco shows us how he uses PixelSquid objects to create a fully fleshed out post-apocalyptic mood piece, complete with aged ruins and overgrown flora, without the hassle of clipping and masking leaf-by-leaf. Read on to …