Steve Caplin

Steve is a freelance writer, artist and designer, and the author of over a dozen books, including the popular How to Cheat in Photoshop series and the Amazon #1 best-seller Dad Stuff. His training videos can be seen on, Retouch Pro and elsewhere.

Articles by Steve Caplin

Review: Crazy Talk 8

CrazyTalk 8 by Reallusion is an application that brings photographs to life, enabling them to lip sync spoken audio tracks in a largely realistic manner. And it isn’t [...]

July 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Photoshop CC 2015.5 New Features

Adobe has promised subscribers to its Creative Cloud plan that it will release major new versions of the applications every year. But sometimes, they like to give us interim [...]

June 21, 2016 // 9 Comments

Review: LandscapePro

LandscapePro is the latest offering from Anthropics, developers of the excellent Portrait Professional. What that app does for Portraits, this one does for landscapes: you [...]

June 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

PixelSquid Mobile App Review

Pixelsquid launched as an innovative website and Photoshop plug-in last year, offering a wide range of rendered, cutout 3D objects. The unique spin was, er, their spin [...]

March 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

Review: Poser 11

The figure modeling program Poser has found new sophistication with each update, and version 11 brings a raft of new functionality that makes the results even more realistic. [...]

February 1, 2016 // 2 Comments

Using Adobe Draw

Adobe’s mobile applications are great tools for sketching out ideas while on the move. But can they be more than that? Is it possible to use them to create real [...]

December 23, 2015 // 1 Comment

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