Category Archives: Eye Candy

Realistic Lightning Effects

One of the exciting new additions to Eye Candy 7 is the Lightning effect. Unlike actual lightning in nature, you have fine control over where the bolt appears and what it looks like. This lets you decide how to add … Continue reading

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Eye Candy Gold Video

Here is a new video about gold in Eye Candy 7. I demonstrate techniques for making gold using several different effects from shiny gold chrome to old rusty gold. As mentioned in the video, here is a custom settings file for … Continue reading

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Eye Candy Reflections Video

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.

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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 Mac. Thanks, James!

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Eye Candy Chrome Video

Here’s a brand new Eye Candy video that explains how to create high-quality Chrome effects. I demonstrate how to apply two variations of Chrome to our Eye Candy logo, one silver, and the other with a tint. Then I add … Continue reading

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Wintery Eye Candy Video

Here is a brand new tutorial about creating icy winter effects with Eye Candy. I recommend it for anyone with the itch to make a chilly holiday graphic. In the video, I use the keyboard shortcut ⌘+Option+F on Mac or Ctrl+Alt+F on … Continue reading

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Eye Candy 7 is here!

We completely rewrote the Eye Candy user interface to make it easier to explore. The theme is less clicking and more visual browsing. Stop by to see videos that show off the new experience, or read about the features. New … Continue reading

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Lower Prices

We lowered the price of the Photo Bundle by $150, Bokeh by $100, and each of our other products by $50. Most upgrades are less too. This is a permanent price change, not a sale. Enjoy! Stop by our store … Continue reading

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Eye Candy 7 is almost here!

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 to make it easier to explore. The theme is less clicking and more visual browsing. … Continue reading

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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 Up in their list of the 20 Best Photoshop Plug-ins. Exposure is #1! I’m not … Continue reading

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