Anastasiy Safari

Tutorials for my panels - database

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Wednesday Jun 1, 2016 Under Adobe, Tools, Noise, Tips&tricks, color mixer, color panel, color wheel, photoshop

The time has come to bring all the tutorials, tips and tricks for MagicPicker color wheel, MixColors color mixer and DiskFonts font management plugins in one place! There are now more than 50 of them and the list is growing!

The tutorial knowledgebase is now live, covering best practices on using the panels & plugins under Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other Adobe family software.



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#DeepStyle experiments

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Saturday Oct 24, 2015 Under Images, Noise, color wheel, painting, photoshop

I’m back on art track after updating my MagicPicker Photoshop color wheel.

Here go some experiments I did with the neural networks and my photography. Mixing Silicon Valley hitech and digital art. More to come!

Gifts Of the Shore

Gifts Of the Shore

What's in the void

What's in the void

Leaf



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Some flowers

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Monday Apr 30, 2012 Under Images, Noise

Recently I finished a very interesting project for the flower “tienda” in Quito, Ecuador. Here are some pictures, more to come!

Still Life

Still Life

Flowers and a girl

Flowers and a girl



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Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Tuesday Apr 3, 2012 Under Images, Noise

I’ve recently done a lot of photos on my iPod (0.7 Mpx). I know the quality is not so good, but I love mobile photography for its simplicity.

The flood

The flood

The fruit of life

The fruit of life

Window to the evening

Window to the evening

City View

City View

Two worlds

Two worlds

Triangle

Triangle

The rest is on my flickr



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My 5th photography show is started in Beachwood, Ohio

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Friday Mar 25, 2011 Under Galleries, Noise, Subliminal

5th photography show of Anastasiy Safari
Thanks to my fabulous art agent Ilya Gotfryd, my 5th art photography show started in “The O Gallery” (LaPlace, 2101 Richmond Road, Beachwood, OH 44122, USA).

Here are some pictures from the show opening.

On the left are Marcela and David - friends from Medellín, Colombia - the city which is portraited on the photo to the right of them.

Shrine Of City Stories by Anastasiy Safari, framed

Shrine Of City Stories, framed

Approach by Anastasiy Safari, framed, 24"x18"

Approach, framed, 24"x18"



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Still life in purple, Photoshop, MagicPicker, John Derry's Brushes

Painted from nature in Photoshop using:
MagicPicker Photoshop color wheel and color picker
John Derry’s Artist Brushes



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I created the new tool dedicated to all graphic and animation designers out there dealing with fonts. It’s called DiskFonts. It allows to view fonts from disk inside Creative Suite panel. Don’t install fonts, now you can browse them from disk directly, quickly seeing, how your text looks like with different type faces with DiskFonts! The long awaited feature is here!

Font viewer for Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more CS5 products

Supports Mac and Windows, x32 and x64, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Premiere, Fireworks! Is it Helvetica, Script font, open type font, truetype font - doesn’t matter. Unlimited collection support. You can also compare fonts and then filter the fonts you like with one click.

I was thinking about this kind of thing for years! And now, after all hard work and bugs fighting it’s been embodied in the form of a panel using the latest technologies proposed by Adobe CS5. It’s dedicated to print designers, illustrators, desktop publishing lovers, prepress maniacs, flash animators, HTML5 geniuses and even video title makers!

Ok, read more about DiskFonts here: DiskFonts, Disk font viewer inside Adobe Creative Suite CS5



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Color Wheel for Photoshop CS5 CS4 & CS3 + demo video

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Sunday Apr 18, 2010 Under Noise, color wheel, photoshop

I updated MagicPicker - the Color Wheel plugin for Photoshop. It now supports Adobe Photoshop CS5 and packed with a bunch of new features!

  • new color is now displayed side by side with the old one, while changing
  • new Compact Mode for CS4 with only two colors visible and panel enlarges automatically when moving mouse around - activated from Menu -> Compact Mode
  • new “Switch Foreground and Background Colors” and “Default Foreground and Background Colors” buttons
  • for print designers - CMYK colors are now get profiled based on currently chosen Photoshop CMYK profile. Use it only when needed as it will slow down the panel
  • great speed improvement for H and S color modes when using Color Pane
  • minor bug fixes, including keyboard when using panel, registration and autocolor update when colors are exchanged (”x” key)
  • other small optimizations

read more about Photoshop Color Wheel plugin

And I can proudly present a video made by tyr, which shows how MagicPicker color wheel can bring your digital paintings to a new level:



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New photo on the wall !

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Wednesday Mar 24, 2010 Under Galleries, Images, Noise

My new photo is framed and found itself a sunny nice new white wall.


Untitled, 90×60 cm, archive paper, silver brushed frame, ©, A.Safari, http://safari.am



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Every digital artists needs!

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Wednesday Jan 27, 2010 Under Adobe, Noise

Finally I updated my Photoshop ColorPicker (was featured in Adobe Blogs and in many many places) with the new, long-awaited and manytime-asked option - the color wheel!

It’s now called MagicPicker and can be obtained here: Photoshop Color Wheel

Check, what famous Alex Broeckel writes about it.

The list of other features include:

  • NON-MODAL panel - unlike native Photoshop color picker you don’t need to close a dialog
  • Color pane, Color wheel and RGB/HSB sliders
  • Supports Photoshop CS3 and CS4
  • FAST!
  • Sets foreground and bakground color
  • Supports feeback from Photoshop. (It’s an ability to update panel automatically when a color is picked outside panel, e.g. with Alt-click on the image)
  • Arbitrary panel scaling
  • H,S,B and R,G,B modes support
  • Numerical boxes for precise color changing
  • HEX box to get color for your web page element
  • NO crashes, unlike some other panels

MagicPicker panel Color Wheel color picker example MagicPicker panel Color Wheel color picker example
MagicPicker panel Color Wheel color picker example



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