Category Archives: Eye Candy

Draw outside the lines!

Our first product was Eye Candy and it was successful because it figuratively and literally drew outside the lines. The lines in question are the “marching ants” at the edge of a selection in Photoshop. In 1993, filters were not allowed to … Continue reading

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Photoshop CS6 Compatibility

The latest versions of all of our currently shipping products are compatible with Photoshop CS6. If an old installer can’t find Photoshop CS6 then get the latest installer from our web site. Note that you don’t need to save old … Continue reading

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Check your version of Eye Candy 6

If you use Eye Candy 6 then please check your version number in the about box. On Windows, start Eye Candy 6 and open the Help menu to find the about box. On a Mac, start Eye Candy 6 and then … Continue reading

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Shortcuts

If you aren’t familiar with the shortcut keys in our products then I strongly suggest that you read this article and watch the video below. These tips will also make you more productive in Photoshop since we use the same … Continue reading

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Learn how to make better bevels with Eye Candy.

In this quick tip video I’ll show you how to make smooth realistic-looking bevels with the Eye Candy filters Bevel, Chrome and Glass.

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Glass buttons are a breeze with Eye Candy.

Here is a new tutorial about Eye Candy’s glass filter. It takes only a few easy steps to make a realistic-looking glass button with this filter. The tutorial below provides you with detailed instructions on how to consistently get great looking results.

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Gradient Editor Tutorial

This short video explains how to use the color gradient editor in Eye Candy which is used in filters like Gradient Glow, Fire, and Corona. We use the Gradient Glow filter in this video, but Photoshop’s gradient tool works the … Continue reading

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A new video on using selections in Eye Candy

This video shows that most of the time you don’t need to use selections when using Eye Candy. The Chrome filter is used in this tutorial, but the same rules apply to all of Eye Candy’s filters.

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Don’t rasterize your text, watch this video!

This short video shows Eye Candy’s Motion Trail filter on a smart object. Using smart objects for text is a simple trick that makes changes a breeze. There is no need to rasterize your text.

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Learn how to make speedy adjustments in Eye Candy.

Here is a new video tutorial that shows how to use the Adjustment Tool found in some Eye Candy filters. If a filter has an Adjustment Tool then you can use it to directly manipulate the effect in the preview … Continue reading

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