1. An updated remake of my tips and tricks for UI and icon design:

    00:16 Import / Export Settings
    01:00 Keyboard Maestro
    01:20 Copy/Paste Shape Color
    02:15 Copy/Paste Shape Color + Style
    03:20 Send by Email
    03:30 Group + Rename
    03:56 Rearranging Layers
    04:39 Create New Layer
    05:30 Clear Layer Style (Custom Shortcut)
    05:38 Open Layer Style Window (Custom Shortcut)
    05:59 Open Color Picker (Custom Shortcut - Layer > Layer Content Options)
    06:19 Change Layer Filters
    06:53 Lock Layer
    07:08 Hide Layer (Custom Shortcut)
    07:14 Opacity / Fill (setting to 0) (CS6 Only)
    08:18 Shortcut for Kerning
    08:36 Shortcut for Resizing Font
    08:52 Decimal Incrementation for some values
    09:14 Line Height
    09:27 Toggle Fonts
    09:49 Tool Presets
    10:30 Preset Actions
    10:51 Feather (blur) Shapes / Properties Menu (Decimal is CS6 Only)
    12:08 Set Default Global Light to 90º
    13:30 Inner Glow as Stroke
    15:18 Noise as Pattern
    15:42 Copying/Moving Single Style
    16:01 Hide Multiple Layers
    16:14 Hide Other Layers
    16:28 Style Presets
    16:59 Panel Options (very useful)
    18:09 Merge Shapes (CS6 Only)
    18:49 Pixel Snapping
    19:23 Duplicate Window
    20:03 Hide Mask / View Mask
    20:38 Mask on Groups
    21:00 Style Groups (CS6 Only)
    21:55 Layer Masks Hides Effects
    23:04 Clipping Masks on Groups (CS6 only)
    23:46 Layer Based Slice
    24:40 Easier Clipping Masks
    25:03 Changing Canvas Color
    25:46 Command Click to select layer
    26:24 Smart Object notes and tips

    Photoshop Settings + Assets: (150mb) http://db.tt/gPemr26A
    Keyboard Maestro Macros: ALT+Click to download. http://db.tt/DMXoeTL5
    Marc Edwards Actions: http://bjango.com/articles/actions/

    Twitter: @edwardsanchez
    Website: http://edwardsanchez.me

    Extra Tip:
    • Move gradients, drop shadows and patterns by dragging on the image while the style panel is open. It gives you greater control of their placement.

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  2. Just something quick I discovered on Photoshop which can come in handy at times.

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  3. My Twitter: http://twitter.com/edwardsanchez
    My Site: http://edwardsanchez.me
    My Dribbble: http://dribbble.com/edwardsanchez

    Buy Keyboard Maestro with 20% discount: http://edw.me/0M1H1Y2v2I2y1Z2x0U2W

    My Macros: http://edw.me/2v0K021c432e35262Q3n

    There are a few other macros that I'd like to set up but which require AppleScript knowledge which I do not have enough of. If anyone is interested to help please let me know!

    Gary's blog: http://garysblog.posterous.com/everything-automated
    Gary on twitter: @garyg

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  4. Picking options for Photoshop for better performance and workflow.

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  5. Find me on twitter @edwardsanchez
    My website http://edwardsanchez.me


    0:30 Shading with Clipping Masks
    2:30 Shading with Marks (or vectors)
    4:45 Masking a Group
    6:20 Layers from Effects
    8:30 Base Color Gradient
    10:00 Preset Styles
    11:25 Preset Patterns
    12:45 Preset Shapes
    14:20 Preset Panel
    14:55 Stroke from Base Color
    17:47 Layer Based Slices
    21:35 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
    24:20 Snapping to Pixels
    26:30 Dashed Borders
    27:35 Layer Comps
    30:40 History Snapshop on Save
    32:45 Hiding Effects with Masks
    35:50 Default Global Light Source

    2 more tips:
    • with the brush key selected, hold ctrl + alt and drag mouse up and down to control the flow and left and right to control the size.
    • with brush or bucket selected hold ctrl + alt + cmd and drag the mouse and you get a color picker.

    Preset Styles http://cl.ly/8347ee3d593be1a72924

    Preset Patterns http://cl.ly/51f799c44c7344185999

    Keyboard Shortcuts http://cl.ly/b2a95fde98ba6aa17f2a

    Further Reading:
    Group blend effects http://cl.ly/96aa4541b17c73635c26

    Create a knockout http://cl.ly/54330b04d3a0ce7bd441

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