950+ Photoshop Tutorials To Keep Your Skillset Updated I know how much everyone loves tutorials, I know I love writing them too. Well in this post I have taken my time to roundup some Photoshop Tutorials and some Photoshop Roundups that I think is valid to be featured in this post. I know quite a few people are going to love me for this, but let’s keep it professional. Design a Brilliant Product Advertisement Source Create a Stunning 3D Liquid Explosion Artwork Source Design a Slick 3D Ice Text Effect Source Logo Design Tips: Letterspacing & Typefaces Source Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights Source Create a Grunge Snowboard Poster for the Winter Olympics – Photoshop Tutorial Source 60 Tutorials Creating High Quality Design Icons Source 31 Outstanding Logo Tutorials Source 20 Amazing Tutorials to Help you Make Icons Source 20 Tutorials for Creating HDR Images Source 55+ Exceptional Logo Design Tutorials Source 17 WordPress Theme Design Tutorials Source 15 Fresh and Quality Text Effect Tutorials Source Source Source Source Source Source Source
44 Grunge Photoshop Tutorials What’s up today? We’ve actually compiled a whole array of creative grunge tutorials so you can infuse staggering grungy styles into your artworks using Photoshop. Lately the grunge effect is known to be an enormously popular trend in web design, and basically it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon. So if you want to really wild on your grunge designs, you may now explore different techniques in Photoshop that can give your artwork some textured, aged and uneven looks with rusting metal signs, dirty spots, grunge patterns, scorched borders, or overall distressed accents. Head blow off effect Designing a typographic concept poster Distressed effects in Photoshop The new way to create 3D text Create a rough woody text effect with wood splinters texture in Photoshop How to design an impressive graphic tee in Photoshop How to make a worn vintage beach ad in Photoshop Design an awesome geometric shaped typography with grungy background in Photoshop Creating a retro grunge poster
Famous Quotes - Over 2.5 Million Funny, Inspirational, Life Quotes! 8 Cheat Sheet Wallpapers for Designers and Developers Web designers and developers have a lot to remember, from keyboard shortcuts to function names. That’s why it’s handy to have cheat sheets near by for a quick reference. Most people like to print out there cheat sheets on paper and have them sitting on their desk, but another convenient place for a cheat sheet is right on your computers desktop in the form of a wallpaper. Here we’ve rounded up a few very useful cheat sheets for web designers and developers that can be used as desktop wallpapers. Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts Color Theory Quick Reference Poster Periodic Table of Typefaces The Anatomy of Type Web Accessibility Checklist TextMate Shortcuts jQuery 1.3 Cheat Sheet WordPress Help Sheet About the Author Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. Related Posts 1932 shares 8 Must-have Cheat Sheets for Web Designers and Developers Read More 2750 shares Photoshop CS6 Cheat Sheet
Photoshop Tutorial: Master Polygons Part 1 Download some of the tutorial files here Thanks go out to Ryan Barber for this tutorial. See more of his work at Step 1 The first phase involves tracing a series of triangles on top of a photograph, in Adobe Illustrator. Step 2 You can lock the image in one of two ways. Step 3 Now that your image is locked you are ready to apply the Pen tool, so activate this now. Step 4 The next step is to set up the weight of our Pen tool’s stroke. Step 5 It is now time to start mapping out a series of adjacent triangles on top of the base photo. Step 6 Select the first triangle and then copy it by pressing Cmd/Ctrl+C. Step 7 Activate the Direct Selection tool by pressing the A key. Step 8 Copy the second triangle by pressing Cmd/Ctrl+C. Step 9 Most triangles will share one common side with another triangle, but some triangles will only share a portion of another triangle’s side. Step 10 Step 11 You’ve got your grid ready – now it’s time for the polygons. Step 12 To be continued…
Evernote, guide officiel Evernote peut stocker de nombreux types de contenus différents, et les simples textes sont les plus communs. Que ce soit une note écrite pour vous, une portion d'une page web que vous aimeriez sauvegarder, ou un email reçu dont vous voulez garder la trace, Evernote sait comment le gérer. En gardant ceci à l'esprit, créons votre première note. C'est aussi simple que cela. Quand vous avez fini de taper votre note, vous n'avez rien de plus à faire. Suivant Il existe de nombreuses autres façons de personnaliser vos notes (ajouter des étiquettes, choisir un carnet de destination, etc.) mais c'est déjà un bon début.
Art and Design News - Part 12 Wastebasket Basketball Published on May 31st, 2013 | by Ieva Kazakeviciute This will raise the accuracy at least twice around your office. (link)... Read More → Bat Peg Clips Published on May 30th, 2013 | by Ieva Kazakeviciute Fun peg clips might even help you lure your kids into helping you with the laundry! Utter Mouth Vase Don’t leave this vase starving! Creative Clocks Really, who are we kidding? Forest in Your Living Room Published on May 29th, 2013 | by Ieva Kazakeviciute What’s your guess: massive window or wall mural? Banana Pool Table Good old game of pool has gone completely bananas. Cookie Cushions Resting becomes a whole lot sweeter on these! En El Cielo (In Heaven) Published on May 28th, 2013 | by Ieva Kazakeviciute In love, in heaven. DIY Clouds Defy the laws of nature with this portable DIY rain-free cloud! Dripping Paint Table by John Nouanesing “Paint or die but love me” dripping paint table by John Nouanesing.
85 Free High Quality Silhouette Sets Initially silhouette was applied on portraits or pictorial which were be used for thin black card. But nowadays, we can easily find silhouette images in many media forms like artworks, illustration, photography, movies, graphic design or even fashion and fitness. Modern designers use silhouette to create dramatic effect in many art works because silhouette emphasizes the outline and view of an object. The mystery of silhouette objects create a space for viewers’ imagination. Apple’s iPod advertisement is a successful example of using silhouette. This week, we’ve managed to compiled 85 free high quality silhouette sets to speed up your designing job. People Businessmen Silhouettes Pack 01 (12 shapes) Businessmen Silhouettes Pack 02 (12 shapes) Business People Pack 03 (41 shapes) Business People Pack 04 (40 shapes) His Res Male Silhouettes (22 shapes) Businesswomen Pack 02 (24 shapes) Businesswomen Pack 01 (23 shapes) Sexy Girls (212 shapes) Female Silhouettes (15 shapes) Stock Girls (8 shapes)
textfromdog.tumblr Create A Grisly Zombie Illustration With A Pen Tablet Halloween is almost here, and I’m sure some of you need to do some last minute graphics for a client project or maybe so graphics for your Halloween party. So in this intermediate tutorial you will learn how to create a zombie illustration with a pen tablet from a photo. Have fun utilizing the Blob Brush and Eraser tool in recreating this tutorial or apply these techniques to other ghoulish illustrations! Final Image Below is the final zombie illustration we will be working towards. Tutorial Details Program : Adobe Illustrator CS4 (This tutorial use the Blob Brush, a tool specific to CS4. Step 1 First, you need to find a scary or angry portrait to trace. Step 2 Create a new document in Illustrator, go File > Place, navigate to the folder with your image, and click the Place button. Step 3 Once placed, use the Selection tool (V) and scale the image to your desired size. Step 4 For tracing the image. Step 5 Now that we have our Blob Brush (Shift + B) settings, we can start tracing the image.
Eye Sharpening - Photoshop Tutorial - 416 Studios With this tutorial you can create amazing, bright eyes within minutes. First retouch, adjust levels and do all necessary colour corrections on your image. With a Lasso Tool (L) select the eyes (hold Shift key to add to selection). Hit Ctrl+J to copy selection to a new layer. You can copy the whole layer instead of selecting eyes but applying the filter to the large area like this may take a while on slower computers. Use Smart Sharpen filter on the eyes, the choice of right settings will depend on the size of your file. Add a layer mask to the sharpened layer, then using a white soft brush on 50% bring back paint only iris’ and pupils to expose the sharpened eyes. Using levels brighten the whole picture and then copy mask from previous layer to select only eyes by holding Alt while dragging the sharpened mask (“layer 1” in the pic) onto the “levels 2” layer. Reduce opacity of the colour layer to make the eyes look more natural. And voilà, the image is ready.
25 Websites To Have Fun With Your Photos Getting a little bored how your photos are presented online? How about injecting some fun and humor into it. You don’t really need to be Photoshop literate to edit and add effects into your photos. There’re some really great sites out there that allows you to add effects to your photo by using their existing effect-templates. The best part is – most of them are free and output is shown immediately on the fly. Here’s a collection of 25 Sites To Have Fun With Your Photoswe’ve come to know. We’ll start with 10 of our favorites, followed by the rest. Our Top 10 Picks PhotoFunia One of the hottest site with tons of creative backgrounds to play around with. Fun Photo Box If you don’t get what you want from PhotoFunia, you reallly need to check out this site. Picartia Create a photo mosaic of your choice for free online. Hairmixer Choose a photo for the left and right side and start mixing their hairs up. Photo505 We’d say, with Photo505, Photofunia and Fun Photo Box, you’ll be buzy for days. Loonapic
How to Create a Steampunk Type Treatment in Photoshop I don’t know what it is about steampunk style that’s so appealing. Maybe it’s the mix of old world and imaginative technology, or the distressed grungy style that attracts me. Either way, it’s a lot of fun to create steampunk imagery, and in this tutorial, I’m going to walk through the techniques I used to create this steampunk type treatment in Photoshop. I’m not going to walk you through step by step on this one because there are so many repeating steps and processes. Here’s a look at the finished type treatment. Pipes First up, lets take a look at the technique used to create the pipes. This is the same style I applied to all of the pipes. The shine applied to the pipes in the above image, are simple selections that are filled with a white to transparent gradient. Clamps and Rivets For the clamps I created a more horizontal rectangle and placed it over a group of pipes as though it’s holding them together. For the rivets I used a single pixel pencil brush with spacing set to 400%.
Design a Dark, Moody Movie Poster Design a Dark, Moody Movie Poster Final Image Here is a preview of the image that we are going to be creating: Step 1 Start by creating a new document (600X650px). Fill your canvas with 343030. Paste in your ‘foggy city’ photo, positioning it at the bottom of your canvas: Now apply a layer mask, and use a large, soft black paintbrush at around 20% opacity to mask off the top of your city photo, blending it into your main background: Now apply a hue/saturation adjustment layer to your cityscape layer (using a clipping mask). Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer Settings: Hue: 0 Saturation: -100 Lightness: 0 Step 2 Now repeat step 1, but add some cloudy sky (see the resources section for this tutorial) to the top of your canvas: Step 3 Now download the rust texture found in the resources section for this tutorial. Now reduce this layer’s opacity to 10%. This should add a subtle extra level of detail to your background: Step 4 Create a new layer called ‘watercolor brushes dark’. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9