Anastasiy Safari

Helpful resources on MagicPicker color wheel panel

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Tuesday Jul 26, 2016 Under Adobe, Tips&tricks, color wheel

MagicPicker 5.0 is here and here are some resources dedicated to help:

Tutorials database on all panels including MagicPicker and MixColors (DiskFonts too!)

Facebook page with tutorials on MagicPicker

Twitter page with the latest news for all my Photoshop panels

Extension Manager, that lets manage (install, remove and update) .zxp extensions on Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite (Mac & Windows)

Link to MagicPicker, the Photoshop color wheel

Upgrade to the recent version of MagicPicker



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MagicPicker 5.0 just arrived - it’s here all new!

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Tuesday Jul 5, 2016 Under Tools, color wheel, panels

My color wheel panel, MagicPicker just updated to v5.0! Colorize Shapes & Text, view current Color Name, HSL, YUV values on color wheel. Also new Interactive Help, beautiful Retina, 4K, 5K+ display support! Optimizations for Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop‬ CC2015.5 and all versions from CC2015 down to CS3

MagicPicker 5.0 displays color name on the wheel, colorizes vector shapes

MagicPicker 5.0 displays color name on the wheel, colorizes vector shapes

Here’s brief list of changes:

Update brings better support for new Creative Cloud: Adobe Illustrator CC2015.3 & Photoshop CC2015.5 and new features:
NEW! Colorize Shapes and Text in Photoshop (activated from menu).
* Colorize individual shapes with color feedback.
* Control hue of groups of shapes – shift hue and color temperature.
NEW! Assign transparent color in Illustrator and for Photoshop shapes/vectors with Ctrl/Cmd Click
Exchange colors for shapes, exchange with transparency
NEW! New color spaces and color values on the corner of the wheel.
* Switchable button on the left bottom corner
* HSB, RGB, CMYK, YCbCr, YUV, XYZ
* Color names display (X11/HTML standard)
NEW! Interactive help (activated from menu)
* Click on any UI element to get full tutorial with description how to use it and what it means
NEW! Full Retina support! Fine beautiful icons – icons got a HiDPI treatment. Use it on Mac 5K and Retina and 4K displays on Windows & Mac
* Improved performance on Retina and HiDPI/4K/6K displays
NEW! BG/FG link now works when using eyedropper – perfect helper when using Brush with Color Dynamics
More features and improvements!

Update or read more about MagicPicker panel - the advanced color wheel-based plugin for Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator



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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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More digital art

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Friday Mar 11, 2016 Under Adobe, Images, Subliminal, color mixer, color panel, color wheel, painting, photoshop

My blog full of photography slightly becomes a digital art blog. When I relax from building my panels (MagicPicker, the color wheel panel for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and MixColors, the color swatch group manager for Adobe Photoshop) I just draw.

Fifth

Fourth

Fragments



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MixColors 2.0 upgrade

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Tuesday Feb 2, 2016 Under color mixer, panels

MixColors 2.0 color mixer with swatch groups for Photoshop

MixColors 2.0 color mixer with swatch groups for Photoshop

Finally long-awaited update to MixColors panel for artists, designers and photographers delivers intuitive Swatch Groups, adds Cloud Sync, gets next-gen color mixing formula, brings full Adobe Photoshop CC2015 support and more!

WHAT’S NEW:
- Color groups. Reimagined! New simple and intuitive color group management with drag’n’drop support.
- Sync colors and color groups with the Cloud – safe 256-bit encryption on the server side! Easy cloud handling.
- Color mixing improved – next-gen color mixing formula for faster and more accurate results.
- Adobe Photoshop CC 2015+ and CC 2014 support – MixColors has been rewritten from scratch to support new Adobe Creatve Cloud platform.
- Color history is improved.
- Small/large color swatches handling improved.
- Tons of performance improvements on CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6 and CC platforms.
- A lot of bug fixes and improvements by your feedback.

MixColors is the color mixer and swatch group manager for Photoshop



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MagicPicker 4.4 upgrade

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Wednesday Sep 16, 2015 Under Medium, color wheel

More updates! We just released MagicPicker which brings ability to lock K value of CMYK for any color in Photoshop or illustrator when printing and much more!

MagicPicker 4.4

MagicPicker 4.4

New updated MagicPicker color wheel for Photoshop and Illustrator download

More updates to my photography and my small FlashAirSync software is on the way!



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New site design, new updates!

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Wednesday Jul 29, 2015 Under Adobe, Tools, color wheel, panels, photoshop

Finally my project dedicated to Adobe’s panels got updated! New design, new features.

Panels

Panels

Namely there’s a new page for MagicPicker, the color wheel, MixColors, the color mixer and DiskFonts, the font manager for Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud.

Hopefully soon I will be able to get back to photography, it was a long way…



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Recently updated MagicPicker to version 4.3, new version brings a lot of optimizations and speedups in Photoshop CC 2014 (Illustrator CC 2014 too!).

MagicPicker 4.3, the advanced color wheel and color picker

Upgrade to MagicPicker 4.3

Also published a lot of tutorials on how to use new features including Color Temperature Wheel.

MagicPicker's Color Temperature Wheel

MagicPicker's Color Temperature Wheel

Other tutorials (43 of them and counting!) on MagicPicker, MixColors and DiskFonts panels

More news are coming!



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MagicPicker color wheel for Photoshop and Illustrator update (3.1)

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Friday Jun 6, 2014 Under Adobe, Tools, color wheel, photoshop

Recently I updated MagicPicker for Photoshop and Illustrator.

MagicPicker color wheel update 3.1

MagicPicker color wheel update 3.1

New version brings simple assignment of keyboard shortcut, speed improvements, small bug fixes on Illustrator and improved Adobe Creative Cloud support.

Download MagicPicker 3.1, color picker and color wheel for Photoshop and Illustrator here



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MagicPicker Photoshop Color Wheel with Color Schemes
What’s new:
# Fixes a rare bug on Photoshop CS4 when you cannot edit text or select layers. Registered users please check your email

LINK: MagicPicker Photoshop Color Wheel

DiskFonts font manager with iPhone/iPod/Android support
What’s new:
# Improves support for FontExpert and fixes various issues on Windows. Registered users please check your email

LINK: DiskFonts font manager



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