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60+ Beautiful Logo Design Tutorials And Resources. Advertisement Many companies try to create a great experience for customers.

60+ Beautiful Logo Design Tutorials And Resources

But few are willing to make the changes required to deliver on that promise. In fact most don’t even realize just how bad their experience can be. This is why we made a new book called “User Experience Revolution,” a practical battle plan for placing the user at the heart of your company. Get the book now! When we talk about a famous brand, the first thing that comes to mind is its logo.

The Incredible Digital Paintings of Serge Birault. Today, we are featuring the work of Serge Birault.

The Incredible Digital Paintings of Serge Birault

Birault is a French digital painter with a stunning portfolio. Most of Birault's work features the same theme; sexy, naughty, wicked, and often armed women. RTFM. Well, I've got a lot of demands for a hair and skin making-of ... that's my reply :)I tried (once again) to do a video tutorial but my computer is too slow, so I've done screenshots :/Its not a very original or creative picture but at least you've got all the steps.It's 100% airbrushed picture (except for the hair).


I used a very kitsch picture of Irina Sheik (I don't know who she is ^^') .I didn't use ref for the vinyl part.the hand belongs to my beloved one :) I don't have time to write all the explanations :p Note that it's nearly a COPY of a picture, it's far more easy than caricature, even if the method is the same. DON'T USE colors picking (it's very dangerous, the jpeg compression generated a lot of "aberrant" pixels). You can desaturated your picture and your ref to compare the contrast and the luminosity. Hope it will be useful to someone. Photoshop: Painting Tutorial 2 by `alexiuss on deviantART.

Tutorial: Lineart Coloring by ~minties on deviantART. How to Create a Fantasy Atmosphere Style Car Ad. The initial concept was the creation of an 'atmosphere' - a background for the car.

How to Create a Fantasy Atmosphere Style Car Ad

How to Create a Virtual Auto Using 100% Brush Techniques. First of all I would like to thank my friend Pavaloi Lucian also known as Leeloo for working with me on this tutorial.

How to Create a Virtual Auto Using 100% Brush Techniques

This tutorial will be all about using the Brush Tool (B) and about knowing how and where to place lights, shadows and reflections. Self-initiated abstract art. Create a Web App Admin User Interface in Photoshop. Web applications are popular due to the ubiquity of web browsers.

Create a Web App Admin User Interface in Photoshop

The ability to update and maintain web applications without distributing and installing software on potentially thousands of client computers is a key reason for their popularity. Manipulate Smoke to Create Hyper-Real Images. Learn to apply the Warp Tool effectively and a few other tricks to make smoke look like a skull.

Manipulate Smoke to Create Hyper-Real Images

This technique has a variety of outcomes and works well with water, clouds and a whole bunch of other stuff. This is probably more for intermediate users, as I guide you through the process well, but not every Warp Grid point handle move. Let's get started! Final Image Preview. Process of making a platinum credit card using Photoshop. Create Frozen Liquid Effects. Some time ago, while working on an advertisement for a new bottled water, I was having problems trying to recreate the image with a 3D model.

Create Frozen Liquid Effects

I had little time to finish, so I decided to experiment with trying to get the required effects using Adobe Photoshop - and I was shocked when I realised that I had developed a new technique by which to transform almost anything into what looks like water or frozen fluid. Since then, I've appreciated the importance of experimentation. When you're running out of time, you have to be more creative, trying to find the best and easiest ways to meet your objectives without losing quality. Sometimes the less complicated techniques can give you better results. In this tutorial I will show you some techniques to give almost anything a liquid or frozen fluid effect.

Click here to download the support files (1.2MB) Make yourself an Amazing Typographic Portrait. The tutorial is made after receiving a reader’s request.

Make yourself an Amazing Typographic Portrait

As we know, typographic portrait art takes a huge amount of work. Create a Stunning Text on Wild Fire Effect. How to Create a Dark Emotional Photo Manipulation. This is a tutorial with a simple idea: to create an emotional photo manipulation.

How to Create a Dark Emotional Photo Manipulation

Following this tutorial, you will learn how to blend different images to make a dark atmospheric background, modify the dress of the model, apply makeup, paint hair, blend different objects in the background, and more - all to create a moody illustration. So, let's start! Final Image Preview. How to Create a Surreal Scene of Flying Bombs on Fire. Combine Photo Elements to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation. Combine Photo Elements to Create a Surreal Photo ManipulationReviewed by Oliver Cereto on Feb 13Rating: Preview of Final Results Step 1 – Place the background The first step it’s to place the sky, our background, into the image. As you can see, we have changed the color of it. How To Create the Photo Manipulation “Brightness Tomorrows”

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a futuristic looking photo manipulation using some special tools, such as the Background Eraser Tool and how to blend pictures properly using Match Color Adjustments and Lighting Effects. So let's start! Final Preview. Design a Surreal Ancient Ruin and Coastal Island Scenery in Photoshop. Design a Surreal Ancient Ruin and Coastal Island Scenery in Photoshop In this tutorial, I will show you the processes involved in creating this beautiful, fantasy-styled surreal ancient ruin and coastal island scenary in Photoshop. Hope you enjoy it! Along the way, we will go through a variety of technqiues such as layer blending, image adjustments, a bit of matte painting skills and filter effects. Handy Techniques for Cutting Out Hair in Photoshop.

This post was originally published in 2009 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated. When trimming out images in Photoshop, human hair or animal fur always proves troublesome and can be tricky to achieve a realistic look. Here are two techniques I use on images with both plain backgrounds, and those with a varied background tones, each achieving pretty decent end results. Technique One: Images with Plain Backgrounds The best photos are those professional studio type shots that are taken against a plain white background. These shots make it much easier to find the edges of the subject, but trimming out fine hairs can still be a little tricky.

Open up your image in Photoshop. Head over to the Channels palette and review each of the Red, Green and Blue channels. With only the new channel selected, adjust the Levels (CMD+L) to dramatically increase the contrast between light and dark areas. Making of Eastern Dragon Rider. There are two things that was in my mind from start. I wanted to bring a tension and conflict between dragon and the evil rider as essence to push the emotional feeling in piece and second thing was the eastern look to give him more unique and special look that differentiate him from others.

I started the rough sketches with these two things in my mind. I usually stared my sketch`s with markers and pencils. Markers for blocking the large shapes and making a good silhouette and pencils for adding a details and designs meanwhile I add a thumbnail so that show a composition beside almost every good concept that I have. I like this stage of creation process the most. The potentials of the different ideas that populate your mind. From one good accident, I took advantage of it and developed by adding the snakes as an evil essence to dragon rider (see how the scurf of the rider in right of Fig 1 has been developed to the snakes in the rider on left)