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Guest Tutorial I - Simple Photo Editing in Photoshop

Guest Tutorial #33
Simple Image Editing in Photoshop

By Gary Priester

No this is not the Photoshop zone. But many of Xara users also own Photoshop.
This tutorial shows how to improve the quality of your bitmap images and digital
photos using a few Photoshop basics.

 

Guest Tutorial I - Getting Webstyle 4 nav bars into NetObjects Fusion 2003 Rich DeCruz

Guest Tutorial #32
Xara Webstyle into NetObjects Fusion

By Rich DeCruz

This tutorial shows you how easy it is to get your navigation bars created in Xara Webstyle into NetObjects Fusion.

 

Guest Tutorial Ink Line effect 2003 Alexander Grigoriev

Guest Tutorial #31
Ink Drawing effect

By Alexander Grigoriev

Alexander shows how to create an ink line drawing or
a woodcut or line engraving technique. You decide how best to
describe this cool technique.

 

Guest Tutorial 30 Creating 3D Plastic Letters 2003 Mark Larmand

Guest Tutorial #30
Transparent 3D Plastic Letters

By Mark Larmand

Mark has created an expanded version of his excellent tutorial
originally posted in the Xara X Conference. It’s quick, easy, and fun!

 

Guest Tutorial 29 Creating a water droplet 2003 Su Lawrence

Guest Tutorial #29
Transparent Water Droplets — Part II

By Su Lawrence

Su is back with Part 2 in which you will create a bitmap distortion and as an extra added bonus, learn Ms. Lawrence’s secret method for GEL effects.

 

Guest Tutorial 28 Creating a water droplet 2003 Su Lawrence

Guest Tutorial #28
Transparent Water Droplets — Part 1

By Su Lawrence

Su is back. Her last guest tutorial, she created fire. Now she moves on to water. Water drops to be specific. In this tutorial you will create the drops shown above. Next month in Part 2 you will create a bitmap distortion and as an extra added bonus, learn Ms. Lawrence’s secret method for GEL effects.

 

Guest Tutorial 25 Creating a Celtic Knot

Guest Tutorial #27
3D Rotating Engine

By Mike Sims

Part Two of Mike Sims ingenious animated piston engine image created in Xara X and Xara 3D 5. In part two, Mike puts all the pieces together.

 

Guest Tutorial 25 Creating a Celtic Knot

Guest Tutorial #26
3D Rotating Engine

By Mike Sims

Part one of a two-part tutorial in which Mike Sims shows how the animated image above was created in Xara X and Xara 3D. In part one, Mike reinvents the wheel.

 

Guest Tutorial 25 Creating a Celtic Knot

Guest Tutorial #25
Creating a Celtic Knot

Inspired by Christine Farrelly

This tutorial covers some of the basics used by Christine Farrelly to create the complex layering of over and under lines that make up a Celtic Knot design.

 

Guest Tutorial 23 Creating Bitmap Art

Guest Tutorial #24
Creating Bitmap Art

By Tad Bridenthal

Tad shows some of the techniques he uses when creating fine art bitmap images from his personal photos. To see a gallery of Tad’s bitmap art, visit the March 2003 Featured Artist Gallery

 

Guest Tutorial 22 Creating a Harmonious Color Palette

Guest Tutorial #23
Recreating a Siemens C 45 Digital Cell Phone

By Alexander B. Bozhenov

Starting with a low resolution photo of this cell phone, Alexander takes you though the steps he followed to create the scalable vector version of the phone shown to the left.

Guest Tutorial 22 Creating a Harmonious Color Palette

Guest Tutorial #22
Creating a Harmonious Color Palette with XPal
 

By Brian Etherington

Claude Monet had a way with colors. Now you can create your own Monet-esque palette of harmonious colors, or a Renoir-esque palette, or a GauGuin-esque palette of colors. It’s easy and Brian Etherington shows you how using his nifty freeware utility XPal and Xara X.

 

 

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