Category Archives: Eye Candy

Jiggle and Shower Door return from the dead

Many years ago we had filters in Eye Candy for randomly warping images. They were called Jiggle and Shower Door. Someone recently asked about them so I made a tutorial for achieving those effects with the Ripples filter in Eye … Continue reading

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Eye Candy 6 Scaling Modes

In Eye Candy 6 we introduced the concept of scaling mode which makes it much easier to use.

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Who cares about seamless tiling? Twitter!

If you ever filled a large area by repeating a small image then you have experienced the ugliness of images that don’t tile. You usually end up with sharp distracting cracks where the images meet. I bet you have seen … Continue reading

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64-bit Updates Done!

All Alien Skin products are now 64-bit compatible! Continue reading

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Handy Shortcut Keys

Most people don’t read software manuals, which means that invisible features are usually missed. By invisible I mean part of the user interface that you can’t see, like shortcut keys. Let me share a few of my favorite shortcut keys … Continue reading

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Winter Effects

Eye Candy has some chilly effects that are great for winter and holiday sale designs. Continue reading

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64-bit Update for Eye Candy 6

Important Eye Candy 6 update adds bug fixes along with support for Mac CS5. Continue reading

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Cutout effects with Eye Candy

For all you graphic guru’s out there, we have a slick cutout effect tutorial over in our support area. The graphic you’ll learn to make looks like a hole cut in a surface exposing something behind. I would consider this … Continue reading

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Nature/Science Photography Books

Here are some of my favorite books that explore the beautiful patterns in nature. Continue reading

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3D Metal Gears in Eye Candy

We have been busy adding tutorials to our new support area. This one is very near and dear to my heart. I remember the many hours of tweaking dozens of layers by hand for this kind of effect. The worst … Continue reading

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