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Making a Print-Ready Business Card Using Only Photoshop

Making a Print-Ready Business Card Using Only Photoshop
In this tutorial, we are going to design up a simple business card in Photoshop and get it ready for print with crop marks and bleed. Normally you'd do some of this with a tool like InDesign, but it is in fact possible to get by with just our trusty old Photoshop. Calling Card Competition Over at our sister site FreelanceSwitch, there is a competition to make business cards using vectors from a special Arsenal sample pack. So if you'd like to Win $370 worth of vector gear, head over and put in your entry! I actually had to make an example card for the write-up, and while making it, decided to write a tutorial for what I was doing (which is what you are about to read :-) ) Step 1 Ok, so the very first thing we need to do is create a New Document. When sending things off to printers however, you need to add a sort of border around the image called a Bleed. Because of a quirk of Photoshop (which you'll see later) we're going to use a value of 3mm. Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Related:  Tutorials and TipsTypographic

Honestly WTF Jellyvampire 09.05.2011 :: Jellyvampire This was my entry to a contest held by Yuumei, at www.yuumei.deviantart.com! I hope you like it c: My deviantart: www.jellyvampire.deviantart.com My blog: jellyvampire.blogspot.com Will you vote for me in this design contest? 64 kommentarer MudasDreadnought skrev: Utrolig kul! Grimmy666 skrev: Jeg bare digget denne! Rigmor skrev: Ida Ida <3 Catya skrev: Denne var VELDIG bra, en av de beste og den er kreativ til tusen :) Bra jobbet. Emil skrev: Hissig. Biseps skrev: Fin stemmning, bra stil og alt det der. Gambit skrev: Begynte å lure hvorfor scrollemarkørtingen plutselig ble mikroskopisk tynn. Bogskinke skrev: Det beste med denne er de sære søte kattestripene du hadde før den. Ida nr.1 skrev: Enig i at den siste setningen er litt cheesy. WaterWill skrev: Nemlig; 17 år og allerede godt på vei en kunstner. VivalaOpium skrev: Dette er det beste som noensinne er lagt ut her på siden, minst. InKraBid skrev: Utrolig flott :) Leseren skrev: Den. Og hva er galt med å blomstre som en artist? InvalidASS skrev: Frk.

40 Striking Typography Tutorials Using Photoshop In the broadest sense, typography is the design and use of typefaces as a means of visual communication from calligraphy to the ever-developing use of digital type. we creating list of striking techniques of typography tutorials using Photoshop. Typography is sometimes seen as encompassing many separate fields from the type designer who creates letterforms to the graphic designer who selects typefaces and arranges them on the page. We hope you all like these stunning typography graphics and also share your own typefaces here for our respected visitors and readers. A – Typography Create a Delicious Type Treat New Premium Tutorial How to Make 3D Neon Light Typography The Subway Types Create a Trendy Typographic Poster Design Create an Ancient Typography with Dry Soil Texture and Floral Brushset in Photoshop 3D Typography in Photoshop Create a Simple, Professional Typographical Design Awesome Milk Typography Effect in Photoshop Dynamic Recessed Watercolor Typography in Photoshop Colorful Typography

15 Fresh and Quality Text Effect Tutorials Text effect tutorials have always been popular amongst Photoshop users. However, many roundups tend to focus upon the same old classic posts. This post hopes to expose some fresher text tutorials to inspire you today. I’m sure you may have seen some of these before, but hopefully you haven’t encountered all of them (I know I hadn’t before compiling this post). Enjoy! How to Create an Impressive-Looking Text Effect Create Gloomy Text By Utilising the Amazing Cloud Filter in Photoshop How to Create a Silver Text Effect with Photoshop Photoshop & Illustrator Tutorial: Create Mile-High Type Art How to a Create Great Typographic Wallpaper in Photoshop Create a Fancy Neon Text Effect Create a Steam Powered Typographic Treatment How to Create Gross Evil 3D Text Create a Unique Burning Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial: How to Making Flaming Text Tutorial Design an Awesome Geometric Shaped Typography with Grunge Background in Photoshop Create a Stunning Text on Wild Fire Effect Floral Text Wallpaper

100 (Really) Creative Business Cards Whichever business you’re in, and especially for anyone in the field of design, such as web designers, a business card can be as important as your website identity. A business card creates a physical connection and bond between you or your business and your customers. Just like in a website, business cards can become great interactive elements, but with the added ability to have real textures, different materials and shapes. In this article, we’ll take a look at 100 truly outstanding business card designs which show that there are truly no limits to the design of a business card. Which ones are your favorites?

23 Fascinating and Forgotten Monuments from Yugoslavia Podgaric – Photograph by Jan Kempenaers Below you will find an incredible collection of photographs by Jan Kempenaers. All of the images are from his book, simply titled Spomenik. You can find the book for sale through his publisher Roma Publications or on Amazon. 2. Photograph by Jan Kempenaers 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. During the 1960s and 70s, thousands of monuments commemorating the Second World War called ‘Spomeniks’ were built throughout the former Yugoslavia; striking monumental sculptures, with an angular geometry echoing the shapes of flowers, crystals, and macro-views of viruses or DNA. In the 1980s the Spomeniks still attracted millions of visitors from the Eastern bloc; today they are largely neglected and unknown, their symbolism lost and unwanted. Antwerp-based photographer Jan Kempenaers travelled the Balkans photographing these eerie objects, presented in the book Spomenik as a powerful typological series. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23.

NEW Commission Information- WAITING LIST OPEN! by *Tsubasa-Mine on deviantART Create Enigma Typography Poster Using Photoshop Published on Thu, Feb-24-2011 by Nikolai In this tutorial we will go through the process of making this typography poster called “Enigma” only using Adobe Photoshop. You will have a basic look into the 3D-Tool of Photoshop, how to texture and stylize your 3D Typography and how to make a shiny space background to create your own space-inspired text. This is my first tutorial and I hope you guys will enjoy it! You May Be Interested In The Following Posts Note: This Tutorial is more for the advanced Artists, so if you are a beginner you should practice until you feel comfortable with photoshop and its tools. Note 2: Of course you can do this tutorial with other Photoshop Versions, but for this one CS5 is very recommended, because it has got functions which are not in other versions. Final Image Preview Stocks Used: Step 1 – Starting Creat a new document in Photoshop: 1680 pixels width and 1050 pixels high at 72 dpi, but If you would like to print out your works you should use 300 dpi. -Curves:

Photoshop 101: How To Create and Use Clipping Masks A clipping mask is a quick way to create masked effects that show and hide parts of images or photos. In this tutorial we will create a clipping mask with text and an image. Step 1: Find an image with some interesting texture. I’m going to go with a grass background. Step 2: Add text to the image Open the image in Photoshop and use the type tool and type some text on top of the image. Step 3: Drag the text below the grass layer Step 4 Create the clipping mask With the grass layer selected go to Layer > Create Clipping Mask. And there we have it! Step 5 Add a drop shadow Add some nice shadow to the text by right clicking on the layer effects icon and adding a drop shadow. Step 6: Add More Grass Next lets duplicate the grass layer and drag it below the text layer. Step 7: Change the color of the grass With the top grass layer selected go to Image>Adjustments>Hue Saturation. And there we have it… Purple grass! Download the PSD Simple Clipping Mask PSD (ZIP)

70 NEW amazing business cards - FrancescoMugnai.com Do you have to print a new business card? Are you Looking for Inspiration? Here you can find 70 new amazing designs. Enjoy… UPDATE: Thank you for all the comments. UPDATE2: I found this post in a lot of websites without a backlink. UPDATE3: I have a new blog about business card! Please Remember, this post is the only original

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