It seems that text effects have become extremely popular over the last years. Thanks to the new advanced tools and commands Adobe is adding to Photoshop in each new release, users can create more complex typography artworks instead of the dull and boring headlines of the past. Just take a look at these 25 incredible text effects and you will see what I mean.
Microsoft Windows users Click Start, Settings, Control Panel. Open the Fonts icon by double clicking the icon. Within the Fonts window you will be able to view each of the currently installed fonts as well as install new fonts. To install a font, click the File menu and select Install New Font.
Below are a few Photoshop light effect tutorials that have caught my eye while looking over the tutorial sites, for me these produce the best results while using brushes, blurs and other media such as textures to create a top quality effect. Create Awesome Abstract Nebula Circle Shape in Photoshop Covers using filters with textures such as the twirl filter and warp filter with a Nebula star texture making for impressive results. Create a Colorful Aged Poster With Special Lighting Effects You’ll learn how to use texture and adjustment layers to create an aging effect on a colorful abstract poster design. Create a Surreal Girl with a Raven Composition in Photoshop Tutorial
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You’ve decided you want to improve your handwriting and you’re probably hoping a fountain pen will do the trick -- maybe a friend told you it would.
Some notes about construction drawing that may or may not be helpful. This is in response to some questions from my tumblr blog . There are notes about Expressions here, and an old sort of drawing tutorial here that cover some of the same material. I'd also recommend to anyone trying to learn how to draw this way (or any way) to check out Andrew Loomis books. They're old, but are still superior to most of the how-to-draw stuff you can find out there.
Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah!
Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow. This year, we’ve added in some additional categories including typography and image sourcing sites to help you along your way. The list is at least 40% larger than last year and is the one stop shop for all that you could need in terms of inspiration, reference material or tools for you to use. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…. drum-roll please!
I love Photoshop techniques that offer all kinds of possibilities for experimentation—and the following tutorial is a perfect example of one of those techniques.