How to Create a Fancy Gift Bow using Adobe Illustrator In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic image of a gift bow using the Mesh Tool. With many uses including greeting cards, designs and even web banners, I'm sure you'll find many uses for this fancy ribbon. You will also learn many helpful tips on how to use the gradient mesh to make conical gradients. Make GIFS in Premiere Pro — Premiere Gal Premiere has yet to include a .GIF export option in the export settings. So, you first need to export your GIF creation as a .MP4 file from Premiere Pro. But then you can download free software that converts your .MP4 into a .GIF format. If you want to add your GIF to Instagram, you need to use the .MP4 file, as Instagram does not accept the .GIF format.
Typography - Tuts+ Design & Illustration Category As you will have heard countless times, white space is a very important element to a successful layout. A large proportion of a white space will typically be occupied by margins. The purpose of this tut is to give new InDesign users the knowledge on setting up margins and their functions relating to two main layout types, which are single and facing page layouts. As you will have heard countless times, white space is a very important element to a successful layout. Cool Typography with the Blend Tool in Illustrator I have written some Illustrator tutorials in which I've used the Blend Tool to create swirls and other shapes, but I have never used it to create a text effect. Then we received this email suggestion from one of our readers quite a few months ago asking us how to create that effect. I really like the text effect and decided to give it a try. So in this tutorial I will show you how to create a text effect using the Blend Tool in Illustrator and then we will use Photoshop for some final retouches to make the effect more subtle. The technique is very simple and it won't take more than 30 minutes to achieve the same effect.
40 Must Learn Text Effect Tutorials in Illustrator Tutorials January 31, 2011 The love of creating text effects has become a common ground for many designers and enthusiasts. Indeed, it has even become an art form in itself. It would be best to learn from other artists every now and then. Check out these 40 Must Learn Text Effect Tutorials in Illustrator and be inspired to create your own masterpieces; you could even share your work with the rest of the world right in the comments below! Create a Green Viscous Text Effect
Understanding Exposure for Better Photos Now: Beginner Photography Category: Photography Skill Level: Novice - Beginner About this eGuide 40 Tutorials for Outstanding Text Effects in Illustrator Fuzzy, sketchy, bubbly, viscous, sleek, shiny, retro, futuristic: you can do it all in Adobe Illustrator. In this showcase, we have collected 40 tutorials that show you how to create awesome typographic effects in Illustrator, step by step. Some of these tutorials require the use of Photoshop for finer details. With these tutorials, you’ll learn how to create these typographic masterpieces and develop the skills to apply them to your own personal creations. If you know of any other great tutorials for text effects in Illustrator, please share them with us in the comments at the end of the article. Create a Variety of 3-D Lettering Effects for Poster Design In this tutorial, the artist showcases three approaches to creating simple 3-D lettering effects for posters.
How to Create a Stylish Deer with Brushes and Graphic Styles in Adobe Illustrator In this tutorial we are going to draw a deer with custom Art Brushes, Graphic Styles and Blends in Adobe Illustrator, all of them created by us, so let's get started. First we start by creating a New document (Cmd + N), the size of the artboard will be 600 x 1000 px. In the Layers panel, create four new layers: the bottom layer "Sketch" is where we are going to draw our sketch, the layer "Lines" we draw our base lines, in the layer "Shapes" is for some black figures that we need to do and finally in the layer "Details" its where all tiny details and magic is going to happen. With the Blob Brush Tool (Shift + B) we start to draw half of our deer.
How To Sell Photos Online: 15 Best Resources and Marketplaces Photographers have a growing number of options when it comes to selling photos but it can still be difficult to understanding how to sell photos online. Stock photography sites aren’t the only options. Different companies have developed ways to help photographers sell their work online through their own website, and many of these options allow for the sale of both digital (downloadable) files as well as prints.
70 Awesome Illustrator Tutorials That Every Designer Should See Welcome to day 2 of tutorial week on Designrfix. Today we have assembled a stunning collection of some of the latest and most creative Illustrator tutorials from around the Web. I am confident that these 70 awesome Illustrator tutorials will guide you in creating some of the most amazing Illustrations for your next project. Hope you like them and tune in tomorrow for the next installment of tutorials! Want more articles from tutorial week? Check out some of my previous posts: How to Create a Digital Doodled Snowflake in Adobe Illustrator Much of my childhood included hours spent cutting out odd shapes from folded pieces of paper and unfolding them to reveal the weirdest snowflakes I could imagine. Join me in Adobe Illustrator for a fun twist on this classic craft project. Draw a large circle (mine is eight inches in diameter for printing purposes) with the Ellipse Tool (L), fill set to null, Stroke Weight 1pt.
Make web pages easier to read Designing web pages is a skill and an art. However, some of this skill and art can either be lost on our students or end up being a distraction and reducing focus. Students are exposed to online learning at ever increasing rates. So, more web pages to comb through and distractions to get them off task. Top 50 Free Lightroom Presets Most web and graphic designers use Photoshop on a daily basis as one of the main tools of the trade. Photoshop is incredibly powerful for designing and for photo editing, but Adobe also has Lightroom, which can be used for processing/editing photos and for organization of photo files. As a designer you probably work with a lot of images, including those provided by clients, purchased stock photos, free stock photos, and possibly even your own photos. Because designers work with so many photos, and because many designers are also photography enthusiasts, Lightroom has become increasingly popular even outside of the circles of just professional photographers. Also helping to boost Lightroom’s popularity is its inclusion in Adobe’s Creative Cloud.