Resources - The Graphic Mac You may recall that I’ve written about Advise in the past, but they’ve changed their name and domain to adJelly. If you missed my previous write-up about them, adJelly offers a fantastic collection of specs for all the most popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn and more. You simply select the social media site you’re creating ads, images or graphics for in the left column and you’re presented with all the specs you’ll need. The site is particularly useful for designers because sites like Facebook offer numerous options for sizes. For instance, Facebook offers sizes for single image ads, carousel ads, video ads, video slideshow ads, cover and profile images, post images, event images and more. Plus, specs change frequently, and some sites don’t make it easy to find the specs (I’m looking at you, Facebook!). You can also download PSD and Sketch Packs to use in building your graphics.
PSDHOME - Download free layered PSD files Matomeno Tips & Tutorials | Digital Artist - The Best in Digital Art - Tips, Tricks and Advice | Digital Artist Magazine Looking for disc files? Click here Improve your portrait paintings by ensuring you get the perfect hues for your skin Mix textures with illustrations for realistic fantasy maps Create authentic demons by sourcing ideas from traditional and modern mythology Take inspiration from winter and start working on a character created out of ice Quick tip for drawing the mythical hippogriff Use this great tip for improving your steampunk pictures by ensuring your metals gleam A quick tip for the best way to use colour in your manga work Learn how to draw convincing evil witch poses in issue 39 of Fantasy Artist Immerse yourself in Frazetta's style and paint better fantasy femme characters This Japanese digital art program is popular with manga artists. We demonstrate the basics of how to find your way around it
Create an Effective Coming Soon Page Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: The Design Theory I’ve always been a firm believer that it’s often the details that result in a truly great design. In this article I will talk you through how to construct a very usable, applicable coming soon web page. Step 1 Create a new document (1000X650px). Fill your canvas with 0b6e8f. Step 2 Create a new layer called ‘top gradient’. Step 3 Create a new layer called ‘background highlights’. Start by applies 3 radial gradients (white to transparent) over various areas of your canvas. Then to make the effect more subtle change your layer’s blend mode to ‘overlay’ and reduce it’s opacity to 30%. Step 4 Now that we’ve created a cool background design, it’s time to add some content! Download this awesome Box Icon. Paste it into the top-center of your canvas: Step 5 As this icon will be a focal point of our design, we want to make it stand out. I apply a drop shadow and outer glow blending option to my box layer: Drop Shadow:
123 Inspiration Designers:Watch - The Must-See Design & Art Documentaries. Playing with Displace Filter in Photoshop I have been playing a lot with the Displace filter in Photoshop and I still get impressed with how powerful it is. Even though I have written some tutorials using it, I decided to try to recreate a different effect that I saw in one of the images submitted for the Daily Inspiration. It was a brick wall deformed like it was made of cloth. So in this tutorial, or a quick-tips I will show you how to create a curtain made of bricks or how to deform a brick wall as it was a curtain. To do that we wil use a few stock photos, layer adjustments and the Displace filter in Photoshop CS5. Step 1 Open Photoshop and create a new document. Step 2 Let's import another image, now of a girl opening the curtains. Step 3 With the Lasso Tool (L) or the Pen Tool (P) select the empty white. Step 5 Now select the hands/arms of the girl and the curtains. Step 6 Move the brick wall layer so it will be in front of the girl layer. Step 7 Go to Layer>Layer Mask>Hide Selection. Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13
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Photoshop Tutorial - Face Transform with Type In this tutorial, written again by Violet Bag, you are going to learn how to change a normal and basic image of a little kid and transform his face so that it appears to be constructed with text. There are fifteen easy to follow steps to complete this tutorial and should not take you any longer than 30 minutes to complete. You can download the source file, including the .PSD file, here: And this is the final image you will learn to create: Step 1 First we start by opening this Picture of the face of the kid below (source files). Step2 We need to firstly resize the image so that it will work better with the parameters being used in this tutorial. Step 3 Now that we have our image resized go to the bottom part of the layers panel and add an Adjustment Layer: Curves. Step 4 We now need to merge the Picture and the adjustment layer. Step 5 Add another layer and fill it with black. Step 6 Grab the text tool and draw a rectangle that covers the entire image, as you can see below: Step 7 Step 8 Step 9
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