.PSD released his fourth issue of year 2008 as Summer issue, introducing us how to use Adobe Photoshop in more advanced ways. The theme behind this issue is the art of designing computer games. Fern The Farmer, created by Patrick Beaulieu and Chevisodes Crew occupy cover of issue and article Wild adventures of Fern the farmer gives us idea behind the Making Of Fern, a 3D artwork created by the Chevisodes team.
Making of Uchronia by Morgan Yon illustrated the Paris, if Nazism had triumphed. Darkness monster by Steve Jubinville & Yanick Gaudreau express the concept based on the use of lighting and on the characterâ€™s traits and expressions. Think of the wall by Stewart Michael Bruce create phantasmagoric images that capture the imagination and introduce a effective way to play with layers. Game over by Neil Deuerden is simple tutorial we will step you through making a computer based editorial style piece. All the above article are freely available to download. Just go to http://psdmag.org/prt/view/about-the-mag/issue/489.html and download PDF's of complete article.
Other than above article there are several many articles. Jelous bodyguard by Andrew Berends focused on the relationships between the human inhabitants and the local wildlife of a fictional island. Battle of Klendathu by Eric Wilkerson is a digital illustration technic done by brushes and layers adjustment. Exhaust burn tutorial shows how to finish and implement the effect of hot gases and particles of carbon, oil and other substances that discolor the sheet metal around exhaust pipes. Shape in sand by Marious Soare is this tutorial shows how to draw a shape in sand, rock, snow or whatever you want to.
This issue come with a CD, The disc contains a valuable collection of valuable textures, trials, full versions of photo software, pdfs of the latest .psd covers' tutorials and source files for this issue materials.
Finally I like to say its a great issue for people who have interest in gaming to understand the basic of technology.