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Digital Art for Beginners

Digital Art for Beginners
Photoshop is an excellent tool for manipulating photographs but it can also be used as a means to create stunning digital art. This tutorial is part of a 25-part video tutorial series demonstrating everything you will need to know to start producing digital art in Photoshop. Digital Art for Beginners, by Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor, Martin Perhiniak will begin by teaching you how to draw in Photoshop. At the conclusion of this series you will know all you need to produce your own concept art and matte paintings in Photoshop. Photoshop is an excellent tool for manipulating photographs but it can also be used as a means to create stunning digital art. This tutorial is part of a 25-part video tutorial series demonstrating everything you will need to know to start producing digital art in Photoshop.

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Category "Design" on Smashing Magazine Category: Design This category features articles on general design principles, Web design, typography, user interface design and related topics. It also presents design showcases and practical pieces on the business side of design. Curated by Alma Hoffmann. Popular tags in this category: 50 Portrait Retouching Tutorials To Take Your Photoshop Skills To A New Level Email Is it something that often happens to you? You just sit and keep on looking through your photos on the computer screen trying to take a closer look at your full-size pictures. And then it occurs to you that they didn’t really suck that much during the actual shoot?

Geometric Pattern in Illustrator Last weekend I was playing in Illustrator trying to create a simple wallpaper to use on my phone and tablet. I love geometric patterns, but I hadn't done anything like that in a while. So, I started playing with some ideas inspired by Andy Gilmore. It's really nice to see how the Pattern Tool in Illustrator facilitates the process of creating patterns these days. So in this tutorial I will show how to create a simple pattern in Illustrator. The process is pretty straightforward, but I believe it will be really useful when you need to create vector patterns for your projects.

15 Detailed Concept Art Tutorials As promised, today we have the follow up to my previous post, 35 breathtaking examples of concept art from deviantART, by collecting up 15 detailed concept art tutorials from around the web. Concept art tutorials are notoriously difficult to create, as each artist has their own style, brushes, techniques and programs. However, there are some high quality tutorials available, so today we have the 15 best, detailed and informative tutorials. Draw a Roll of Camera Film in Photoshop Icon design can be a lot of fun. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a roll of camera film using Photoshop. Let's get started! Step 1 Before we start, take a look to the layer setup. Step 2 Digital Painting 101 (1 of 5) intro Color Picker Near the bottom of the tool palette, you’ll see two squares of color – potentially black and white. These are called the foreground and background color. The color on your brush is known as the ‘foreground color’.

Photoshop User TV Kelby TV - Online Shows for Creative Professionals. PhotoshopUser TV: Animating Layer Styles, Glyn Dewis, and Logo Design - Episode 414 April 23, 2015 Photoshop User TV Latest Update: APRIL 23, 2015 How to Create a Vector Stamp Set in Illustrator In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a vintage, vector stamp set in Adobe Illustrator. Learn how to build a stamp illustration, shape by shape. We'll construct the stamp border vector shape, highlight the edges, create the branding, and give the vector postage stamp a vintage texture, and final illustrator stamp effect. 30 Free High Resolution Photoshop Grass Textures : register_sidebar was called . No was set in the arguments array for the "Left Sidebar Widgets" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-1". Manually set the to "sidebar-1" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in on line : register_sidebar was called .

The Ultimate Motion Graphics Tutorials Round-Up Advertisement Many companies try to create a great experience for customers. 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. Adobe Photoshop Video Tutorials - Best Of - Smashing Magazine The best thing about Photoshop video-tutorials is that they allow you to observe professionals just as if you were standing nearby and looking over their shoulders. You can see step-by-step how buttons, collages or even paintings are created. Instead of reading through books describing what needs to be selected, activated and clicked, you can simply imitate mouse clicks knowing exactly that you are actually doing the right thing. The learning curve is easier to climb and the result is easier to compare. More than that: you can observe how it is done from the very beginning to the very end and (sometimes) you can get explained why it is done in exactly this way.

How to Create a Transparent Battery Icon In this tutorial, we'll create a detailed icon of a battery similar to the one used for the iPhone touch. The battery "fuel" color can be changed as well as the "fuel" level, allowing the icon to be used to create a battery or power meter for applications, or simply as a graphic in any type of design. 1. 30 Digital Art Painting Tutorials and Techniques Digital painting can be one of the harder techniques to master, but it also offers the widest range of creative possibilities, as you are not restrained by photographs or 3D software limitations. When it comes to digital art tutorials, digital painting tutorials are the hardest to create, because it is nearly impossible to capture every brush stroke and explain it, even with digital painting video tutorials. In this post, we’ve gathered up 30 digital art painting tutorials, walkthroughs and digital painting techniques to help you learn. There are definitely some digital painting tutorials for beginners, as well as advanced tips, tricks and workflows.

30 Useful Abstract Photoshop Design Tutorials - Noupe Design Blog Jun 11 2010 By Janos Racz Abstract works have many uses in design: they can serve as a vibrant desktop background, a mysterious webdesign header or they can be beautiful art pieces by themselves.

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