Our goal for this tutorial is to draw a realistic leather briefcase entirely from scratch. We’ll use Photoshop’s amazing layer styles and incredible brush engine to create textured leather, convincing stitches and gold-plated locks. Let’s get started! Video Tutorial Take a look at this supplemental video tutorial for this concept. Create a Leather-Textured, Realistic Briefcase Icon
A few of you have been asking, so here it is: An overview of how we put the Viget Inspire background together. The driving philosophy behind real-texture stuff like this is to fake as little as possible. No matter how many brushes you have or how good you are in Illustrator, there's a quality of unpredictability in real photographs and real, physical elements that adds great subtle qualities to any design. How To: Make the Viget Inspire Background
In this tutorial I will show you some very easy techniques, using gradients and layer styles, that we can use to produce nice subtle 3D effects in our web designs. Step 1 Create a new document with 1000x750px. Double click on the background’s layer and in Color Overlay and choose a dark brown. Step 2 Enable the rulers (View>Rulers) on your document and add some guides as shown below.
Whether you kick off a web interface design by sketching on papers or blank Photoshop canvas, it’s good to get some guides and inspirations. Here we’ve compiled some of the nicest Photoshop tutorial that guides you, step by step, building up a web interface all the way from scratch. While you are at it, here’s more design related content we’ve written previously that might interest you Full list after jump. Beer/bar restaurant website layout Design a Web 2.0 tab with Photoshop How To Create a Stunning Vista Inspired MenuHow to make a semi-transparent Vista-inspired menu using gradients, shadows, and blurring to produce a stunning modern effect.
In this Photoshop tutorial we’re going to learn how to create a web 2.0 layout, As we go through the tutorial we’ll deal with so many Photoshop techniques. Seems kind of long? that’s because it’s very detailed. I assure you’ll find easy to follow and to get done, just give it a try!
43 PSD to XHTML, CSS Tutorials Creating Web Layouts And Navigation I haven’t found really good this kind of list article so I created my own. As being designer myself, coding part usually is hardest part in web development process. But there are so many great tutorials teaching how to use simple XHTML and CSS to get amazing layouts and they offer You to see what’s really happening behind the scenes explaining every step. Learn how to use CSS, how to create layouts in the right way, forget about table-layouts and enjoy CSS real power and put these 43 PSD to XHTML and CSS tutorials in good use!