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)
20 Very Useful Photography Tips And Tricks The summer is here so now is the perfect time to make a lot of photos. If you want to look like a professional photographer, then you must enhance your pictures. Take a look at this article because here you will find 20 very cool tutorials which will help you transform an average photo into a work of art. How To Make Digital Photos Look Like Lomo Photography In this article, the author will teach you how to create lomo photos in a very easy way. DIY – Create Your Own Bokeh Bokeh is an adaptation from a a Japanese word meaning blur. Make Pop Art from Your Photos If you are a fan of pop art and the work of Andy Warhol, then this is the Adobe Photoshop tutorial for you. How to Turn Humdrum Photos into Cinematic Portraits In this photography and Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to add drama or a cinematic quality to a regular, humdrum and boring portrait using a little bit of fake HDR. Convert to Black and White the Right Way Photographing Car Light Trails Coloring a black and white image
Make Watercolor and Marker Style Portraits with Illustrator With this tutorial, we are going to work through ways of creating digital portrait illustrations that have a unique and somewhat tactile feel of marker and watercolor. This tutorial will focus on using a drawing tablet and Adobe Illustrator. There will be a focus on technique and technical settings, but the overall product will rely on your own personal style and taste. Preview Resources Portrait by Lillian Bertram (Creative Commons Share Alike – used here with permission) Step 1: Set up your Illustrator document Start with a print document of 8.5 x 11″. Step 2: Import the reference photo Import the photo you will be using as a reference (File > Place). Size it up or down as necessary—try to size it up to the artboard. Don’t sweat the resolution or pixelation of the image since the reference photo is only a guide. Since the artwork will be imported into the first layer, name it “Photo Reference” using the Layers panel. Your work area should look like this: Step 3: Set up your work area
Create A Water Texture In Illustrator I declare this week Texture Week on Vectips! No reason, I’ve just been working with a number of textures in some recent illustrations, and wanted to pass along some of the techniques. It is starting to warm up oustide, so it is only fitting I start with wading water, like in a pool. It is a relatively quick and easy technique using Illustrator’s Effects, Simplify, Offset Path and some bright colors. Notes This tutorial was created with Illustrator CS3. Keyboard shortcuts are displayed in orange. ⌘ is displayed for the Command key (mac), with the Ctrl key being the Windows equivalent (not displayed). Rectangles Create a 5 inch by 5 inch rectangle with the Rectangle Tool (m). Effect With the white rectangle still selected, go Effect > Texture > Stained Glass. Cell Size = 46Border Thickness = 15Light Intensity = 5 Next go Object > Expand Appearance. Mode: Black and WhitePath Fitting: 1pxMinimum Area: 1pxCorner Angle: 1Ignore White: Check this box Simplify Offset Path Depth Later This Week
Seamless Pattern Background Designs - موزيلا فَيَرفُكس 23 Oct 2013, 18:01 Hi, and thank you for sharing your wonderful pattern creator. I'm getting the hang of it, but there is one option that I cannot figure out how to use. I go to Pattern Cooler home and select a pattern that I want to edit (colors). nN 09 Sep 2013, 02:49 it´s amezing !!! 25 Aug 2013, 17:32 I have been looking all over the web for a program that does EXACTLY this. 08 Aug 2013, 11:55 Great GREat BREAT ! Is there any way to creat a pattern ? thanks a lot sousou! 25 Jul 2013, 00:14 I can't thank you enough for what you've done here. 17 Jun 2013, 09:23 Amazing app! I may (do) have a way to send you $$ on a regular basis. Thanks! Robert 14 Jun 2013, 13:50 Great job with this. 28 May 2013, 17:45 very nice. thank you. 23 Apr 2013, 18:49 I really love what you have done! 18 Apr 2013, 16:10 hello from Ukraine... thank you for this project! 24 Mar 2013, 20:54 I really appreciate this. Today, however the texture option seems to have disappeared. Thanks again for your wonderful site!
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
25 Dazzling Photoshop Lighting Effects Tutorials | DotCave Looking at how powerful Photoshop can be in terms of photo editing. One of the most popular way how to make your image more professional is add light effect to image. There are some tutorials on the web where you can achieve this kind of effects using Photoshop. If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our older articles about: photo retouching tutorials, text effects tutorials and Photoshop background tutorials. 1. Create A Glowing Extreme Wallpaper 2. Displacement Effects 3. Create A Glowing Super Hero 4. Create A Light Effect Photo Manipulation 5. Create a Simple Vibrant Light Effect 6. Add Another Dimension 7. Easy Star Light in Photoshop 8. Effective Lighting Photo Manipulation in Photoshop 9. Lighting Effect Tutorial in Photoshop 10. Electrifying Energy Beams 11. Creating Energy Spheres in Photoshop 12. Design an Intense Particle illustration 13. Use Lighting Effects To Make a Beautiful Artwork 14. How to Create Intense Light Streaks 15. Fantasy Art Photoshop Tutorial 16.
How to Create a Vector Goldfish in Six Steps In this tutorial I'll show you the process I use for creating a vector goldfish in six easy steps. The steps are a bit condensed so Intermediate Illustrator users will benefit greatly, though beginners will be able to get similar results, you'll just need to experiment a bit more with these tools and techniques. The vector goldfish is created with the use of the Mesh, Blend and Symbol Tools. Final Image Preview Want access to the full Vector Source files and downloadable copies of every tutorial, including this one? Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS3Difficulty: IntermediateEstimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Below is the final image we will be working towards. Step 1 Draw the goldfish and scan the drawing. Step 2 Make a new layer on top. Step 3 In this step we'll paint the body of fish using the Mesh Tool. Before we move farther, I urgently recommend you lock all layers you aren't currently working with so that nothing gets inadvertently moved. picture 3a picture 3b picture 3c
Create A Cute Creature Character From A Sketch In Illustrator In this tutorial I will show you how to create a cute creature from a sketch. This tutorial uses custom brushes, the Paintbrush tool, Pen tool, and the Live Paint Bucket tool. Even if your not a huge fan of the cuteness, you can use these techniques for other illustrations, logos, and vector elements. Final Image Below is the final image we will be working towards. Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS4 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Custom Brushes, Paintbrush Tool, Live Paint Bucket tool Estimated Completion Time: 1-1.5 hours Step 1 Create a sketch with traditional media or in a design application like Photoshop. Step 2 In Illustrator, create a new document, go File > Place, find your image, and place it on your document. Step 3 Press the Create New Layer button from the Layers panel and rename it “Outline”. Step 4 For the outline of the creature we are going to create two custom Art Brushes. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Paintbrush tool or Pen tool Avoid Paths with Sharp Angles Step 8
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