Creating Sexy SideShows

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A public version of an internal tech talk I gave at Miso with some visual tips and techniques for producing good-looking SideShows.*This deck is intended to be used with Adobe Photoshop in mind.

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  • 1. creating sexy sideshows by @sabrina january 12th, 2012Friday, January 13, 12
  • 2. creating sexy sideshows @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics the three cs the bonusFriday, January 13, 12
  • 3. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basicsFriday, January 13, 12
  • 4. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics use hi-res images.Friday, January 13, 12
  • 5. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basicsFriday, January 13, 12
  • 6. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics know your resources.Friday, January 13, 12
  • 7. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics fan-sites.org/hosted-sites/television-showsFriday, January 13, 12
  • 8. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics fan-sites.org/hosted-sites/television-showsFriday, January 13, 12
  • 9. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics disparue.org/caps/televisionFriday, January 13, 12
  • 10. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics additional links www.homeofthenutty.com www.longagocaptures.org www.allstars-online.netFriday, January 13, 12
  • 11. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics dont use squished images.Friday, January 13, 12
  • 12. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics a kitten dies every time you use a shitty screencap.Friday, January 13, 12
  • 13. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics set up a template psd 620 x 408 (trivia) 620 x 760 (quote) 250 x 250 (pick em)Friday, January 13, 12
  • 14. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three csFriday, January 13, 12
  • 15. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 croppingFriday, January 13, 12
  • 16. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs think outside of the straight line, use diagonal croppingFriday, January 13, 12
  • 17. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs be creative, dont need to show a whole face.Friday, January 13, 12
  • 18. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs try circles!Friday, January 13, 12
  • 19. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs cropping lasso tool polygonal lasso tool elliptical marquee toolFriday, January 13, 12
  • 20. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 contrastFriday, January 13, 12
  • 21. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs contrast is super important because many people dont have their iPhones at full brightness!Friday, January 13, 12
  • 22. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs contrast levels curves brightness / contrast screen layer styleFriday, January 13, 12
  • 23. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the basics resources: www.buycolor.tumblr.comFriday, January 13, 12
  • 24. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 coloringFriday, January 13, 12
  • 25. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs try pulling out pops of bright colorsFriday, January 13, 12
  • 26. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs go crazy on screencaps, your audience is already seeing an un-stylized version on the tv screen.Friday, January 13, 12
  • 27. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs create a consistent color palette to give your sideshow a holistic look and feel. this will come into play when sideshows appear on the web.Friday, January 13, 12
  • 28. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 the three cs contrast selective color channel mixer hue & saturation color fills, layer stylesFriday, January 13, 12
  • 29. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012 bonus tips and tricks!Friday, January 13, 12
  • 30. @sabrina / january 12th, 2012