“Dune” gets Oscar for Best Visual Effects

“Dune” won the Oscar for the Best Visual Effects this year!
Congratulations to Seungjin Woo, creator of concept art (and MagicPicker panel user) for Dune’s Arrakeen City and Sand worms!

MagicSquire 5.4: Photoshop brush randomization, color dynamics, smoothing, more!

ūüíé Quickly randomize your brush strokes, easily control color jitter with new MagicSquire 5.4.¬†ūüĆstAdded Color Dynamics controls to the panel and HUD, fixed Apple M1 problem, and Brush Smoothing saving in Photoshop.

WHAT’S NEW:
  РNow correctly saves/restores smoothing brush parameters when creating new brush from scratch
– New options to add Brush Controls/parameters for color of the brush:
* color jitter per tip (on/off)
* color jitter: foreground/background
* color jitter: hue
* color jitter: saturation
* color jitter: brightness
* color jitter: purity
(Go to Brush Controls in MagicSquire and then click Add/remove Brush Controls button to access new parameters)
  РFixed a rare problem with activation on Apple M1/macOS Monterey
РAvailable now on Photoshop 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015, CC 2014, CS5, CS6, CC

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New MagicPicker 8.3 for Photoshop: delete select CMYK sliders, K-Lock, more!

– Fixed problem with CMYK sliders and gradients in various scenarios
– Improved UI localization when activating panel, added link to license retrieval
– Improved activation on macOS Monterey
– Fixed: K-Lock was turning on when deleting individual C,M,Y or K sliders

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MagicPicker 8 – advanced color wheel HUD and panel for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

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Color Wheel with advanced color spaces and sliders designed for digital art
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Get MagicTints 2
Standalone fast GPU AI color matching between images, generates LUT, Windows & macOS Desktop, also Adobe¬ģ Photoshop plugin
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Quick Brush HUD, lets organize brushes in colorful groups, controls Photoshop brush values
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Extracts palette from image, groups Photoshop swatches in compact folders, mixes colors
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Fast handling of Reference Images (image assets) in Adobe¬ģ Photoshop
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Preview fonts before installing them

Tip#110: Using MagicPicker Transparent and Crystal HUD modes

Use new MagicPicker’s ūüßŅCrystal HUD mode or see your fantastic artwork through transparent panel.

  1. Change HUD Opacity in Settings or
  2. Enable background Blur
  3. Adjust HUD transparency 0-100
  4. Quickly call HUD with a shortcut
  5. Resize HUD the way need

From series of tutorials for MagicPicker, advanced Photoshop color wheel panel

MagicSquire 5.3 update smoother Photoshop brush manager, more precise than ever

ūüßė New MagicSquire 5.3: more accurate Photoshop Brush Parameters (size, opacity, spacing, etc.), faster on-demand HUD popup, loading groups from huge .ABR files (1GB+), more UI languages. ūüõć Get now with a discount!

WHAT’S NEW:
  РFixed a problem with loading brush groups from huge (500MB-1GB+) .abr files
– Changing small values of brush parameters (size, opacity, etc) is now easier. Brush Controls
change slower in 0-50 range
– Improved localization
– Improved loading of HUD files in various countries (South Korea, China, Switzerland)
  РAvailable now on Photoshop and Illustrator 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015, CC 2014, CS5, CS6, CC
  Рmuch more

MagicPicker 8.2 update: better sliders scaling, CMYK values, transparency

‚ö° MagicPicker 8.2 brings better scaling of new gradient Lab / L*c*h / Temperature / etc. color sliders. Fixed assigning of transparent colors to vector shapes, colorize multiple vector shapes, CMYK values, improved. Better CMYK/K-Lock, more for Photoshop & Illustrator:

WHAT’S NEW:
– Fixed transparency indication on vector shapes (Photoshop and Illusrator). Now when clicking between Foreground and Background swatch transparency is displayed correctly in all scenarios
– Fixed problems with assigning transparency with Ctrl/Cmd click to colors
– In K-Locked mode color wouldn’t change in Photoshop after using Saturation/Brightness/Hue Keyboard Shortcuts – fixed
– CMYK sliders display correct values in all scenarios, when using different color spaces, RGB/CMYK document modes etc.
– Now sliders and color wheel can be accurately resized to its minimum in all scenarios
– Correctly assigns fill/stroke color to shapes if multiple selected on CC2021+
– Improved UI localization
– Available now on Photoshop and Illustrator 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015, CC 2014, CS5, CS6, CC
– much more

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Color Wheel with advanced color spaces and sliders designed for digital art
Upgrade MagicPicker with a discount

 

Get MagicTints 2
Standalone fast GPU AI color matching between images, generates LUT, Windows & macOS Desktop, also Adobe¬ģ Photoshop plugin
Upgrade MagicTints with a discount

 

Quick Brush HUD, lets organize brushes in colorful groups, controls Photoshop brush values
Upgrade MagicSquire with a discount

 

Extracts palette from image, groups Photoshop swatches in compact folders, mixes colors
Upgrade MixColors with a discount

 

Fast handling of Reference Images (image assets) in Adobe¬ģ Photoshop
Upgrade MagicRefs with a discount

 

Preview fonts before installing them

Tip#109: Use new combinations of color spaces and sliders in MagicPicker

In MagicPicker 8 you can add any combination of any color spaces under the color wheel. These color spaces are added in the form of sliders that you can interact with and adjust colors.

Have HSB/CMYK/Lab combination, or HRB combination, or use new L*c*h color space that allows you to keep Hue in the same perceived brightness (same way as Tone Lock works). etc!

1) Click on the “Add Color Space” “+” button near sliders on the bottom
2) Choose any color space to add: Lab, F/B Gradient, HSL, L*c*h, CMYK, Grayscale, CIE Luv, HSB, RGB, Temperature
3) After adding color sliders you can remove any of them by dragging by its label
4) Rearrange sliders by dragging

MagicSquire 5.2 update! Blank panel fix, CC 2022, better everything!

WHAT’S NEW:
  РFixed a long standing problem when panel was blank immediate after starting Photoshop
– Full support of CC 2022 – especially keyboard shortcuts
– Increased max Brush Spacing parameter to 1000, please remove Brush Control corresponding to Brush Spacing and then re-add it
– Added Chinese localization
– Fixed problems with downloading of HUD in several scenarios
– Fixed a minor issue with “x” button position on search field
– Fixed a problem with searching/tags/clearing search field with new “x” button
– Fixed problems with focused search field after clicking a brush (a conflict with Wacom & ExpressKeys)
– Fixed problem with loading .abr files with groups in various scenarios
– Fixed a problem with disappearing right-click menu on Windows
– Improved update check

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