I can only Rasterise Illustrator objects as CMYK how do I rasterize them as RGB?

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

CMYK are the primary colours of pigment (well, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow are - the black is a key colour, hence the “K”). But you may find yourself editing some artwork in Illustrator and you need to rasterize some vectors and/or images and the only option Illustrator gives to you is CMYK. This is fine if you are going to print the artwork because you will need the image in the primary colours of pigment in order to print them, but if you only want to view the artwork on screen or make a PDF for on screen viewing or if you are creating a web image, then you will want to rasterize as RGB.

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How DO you rasterise images or objects in Illustrator as RGB if there is no option to do so?

Actually there IS a rasterise as RGB option in illustrator and it’s easy to find.

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#Photoshop just got #pwned. 2D photo objects turned to photo-realistic 3D ready for animation.

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

Wholly (i.e. not partially) mother of a daughter (or son). This is Epic. Photoshop just got owned in a big way and I love it.

I've been 3D modelling and photo editing for the better part of twenty full years professionally and today I got exited out my pants.

Check out this program which will allow you to replace a 2D objects in a photo with a 3D ones. It uses the information within the photo to create the lighting and material maps with some user assistance of course. Once the object is 3D, full animation and photo manipulation on a new level is possible.

Brain exploded.

Take a look at the vid and get ready to never ever believe anything you see ever again.

Oh, and you can actually download this freak'in shizzle and try it fo yo'self. Get busy!

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How do I change the order of Payments modules in #Prestashop

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

Many people, who use Prestashop 1.6 may run into the problem that they don’t know where to change the order the payment options appear in when checking out (on the payment page). Of course everyone wants the most used/preferred payment option at the top, but how do you move that payment option to the top if it’s not already ordered that way?
 
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I fiddled around getting nowhere with the modules until I finally noticed the answer, staring me right in the face. Add a comment

What to do if Filezilla crashes and you need to download an older version.

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

Filiezilla is a fantastic FTP program. I have been using it for years. My thanks goes out to the developer(s) for such a great product. Unfortunately it occasionally happens that bugs aren’t apparent until after an update is released. This might mean that until a more stable version replaces it, you might have to find an older version if the one you just installed crashes.
 
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Ok. You just downloaded filezilla and it now crashes whenever you make a file transfer (or something like that) right? Today I downloaded the latest Mac OS X version (FileZilla Client 3.9) and I it is constantly crashing (freezing) on OS X 10.9.4. I have to force quit it. Going to the filezilla website wasn’t immediately fruitful either, I really had to dig to fin the download pager for older versions of fileziller.
 
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Art app Affinity (@MacAffinity) is Vector and Rasta in one, get in on the FREE beta. It's a big recommend for Mac artists.

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

This week I discovered yet another art program for an Apple MAC looking to dethrone Adobe Illustrator, or is it setting it sights on Photoshop? It's hard to say because this baby does both vector and rasta; At once.

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Sure Pixelmater can too and iDraw also has great options for getting down with your pixel loving self, but after a few short minutes I can recommend you take a look at Affinity it looks like a doozy and at a reasonably price. Add a comment

How do I remove the #Prestashop advertising photo on the bottom of the left column on the Category page of Prestahop?

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

How do I remove the #Prestashop advertising photo on the bottom of the left column on the Category page of Prestahop?
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Depending on how you install prestashop 1.6, there may be an image at the bottom left column of the prestashop category view which looks like a Mac Pro computer browsing the prestashop home page. If you click this image you go to the prestashop homepage. Heres how to remove or alter it:

How to make Header images and other images responsive on a web page.

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

How to make Header images and other images responsive on a web page.
 
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Here is a quick tutorial to show you how to place a responsive image into your website in HTML. It was designed to be used in a module of a popular CMS like Joomla, Drupal or Wordpress so that the image is responsive and resizes according to the browser windows size, but should work on an web page you design. Add a comment

How to change the Gavick Pro Joomla templates Login Button to a custom URL

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

If you have installed a Gavick pro Joomla template, you may not have any use for the login button which usually appears at the top right of the template, but the button stands out and could be useful for other things. I wanted to change the login button so it was linked to an online shop, here is how I did it:
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Note: For my purposes I just wanted to link the “Log In” button directly to a sub domain, so I also wanted to disable the pop up. If you aren’t looking to disable the popup, then by all mean read this for useful info, but your solution will be different. Add a comment

How do you export guides from Illustrator to Photoshop.

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

 So, you set up an amazing image in Adobe illustrator and carefully and exactly laid out some guides... Perhaps your plan was to create slices from those guides, until you found that the “create slices from guides” option in Adobe Illustrator sucks balls. Or maybe you are making a web graphic and want to set up slices in Photoshop because you want exact pixel control where the image will be sliced.

Regardless the reason, you simply want to copy the guides from illustrator and paste them into Photoshop, or export/import them, whatever, you want to move Adobe illustrator guides to Adobe Photoshop.

 
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How to make Gavick Pro Image Show GK4 Responsive in #Joomla

Written by Andrew Brett Watson.

If you are using a Gavick Pro template with Joomla but the image doesn’t scale when the browser window size is changed, fret not, I encountered this problem and can help you out.
 
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It turns out not all the Module styles for the Image Show GK4 are responsive. What does this mean? It means that unless your settings are correct, the images shown in the Gavick Pro Image Show (GK4) will not scale with the rest of the website. Add a comment

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