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101 Illustrator Tips & Tricks

101 Illustrator Tips & Tricks
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Landscape Photography Tips | John Robinson Landscape Photographer Landscape Photography Tips for the Beginner 1.) Scout – Visit your chosen location and give yourself time to walk the surrounding area. When you find a suitable location, work each shot by taking various images until you find the strongest composition, you may find this easier when you get home to view all images on your larger monitor. Having found a strong composition, revisit the same location in different lighting, such as sunrise, sunset, etc. 2.) 3.) 4.) Neutral Density Graduated Filters – often when shooting landscapes, you will find the contrast range of a given scene to be too high for your camera. Neutral Density Filters – Not to be confused with the graduated filter, these filters are used to lengthen the exposure time of an image. Polarizer – These filters are helpful for controlling reflections, darkening blue skies and help control reflections in a scene which also gives a more saturated appearance. 5.) Simplify – Often less is more. 6.) 7.) 8.) 9.) 10.)

Needle Lace Skeleton Leaves Skeleton leaves are a scrapbooking/paper art supply that are very beautiful but also incredibly fragile. I wanted to make something that was pretty in the same way, but wasn’t going to crumble if I used on an apparel or accessory item. This needle lace skeleton leaves method is the perfect way to create the look in a way that would hold up to a lot. Supplies: - embroidery floss - basic sewing thread (will not be part of the finished project) - sharp scissors - needles - glue – rubber cement and E6000 are good choices - paper (the ordinary stuff you use for your printer is perfect) - printed pattern (or your own line art) Download the Needle Lace Skeleton Leaf Pattern by clicking here. Stitch The Framework Loosely cut out the leaf you want to stitch. Pre-punch your stitching holes with your needle. Fill in with extra holes so that they’re all about 1/4 inch/3mm apart. Thread your needle with a couple of feet of sewing thread and tie a large knot at the end. Stitch back to the center line.

Design Playground - Italian Design Blog 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? Of course, what you see during the shoot with your eyes and what you get after the photo session is not the same thing. Photoshop is capable of making slightly imperfect photo into an awesome shot. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. \24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

How To Create a Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop The classic illustration style used on money is something I’ve always wanted to figure out how to replicate in Photoshop. There’s plenty of Photoshop tutorials that show how to create a basic halftone line effect, but they never quite capture that authentic engraved look with plenty of shading and tone. After lots of trial and error I finally managed to figure it out, so here’s an in depth tutorial on how to create a realistic money illustration effect in Photoshop (with some help from Illustrator!). The effect we’ll be creating in today’s tutorial is this vintage engraved or etched illustration style that builds up the tonal areas of an image with lots of tiny lines. Unlike the basic halftone line effect used in other tutorials, this method actually uses curved and wavy lines that vary in weight to produce an accurate replica of this classic illustration technique. Enter 4mm in the Size option and apply 11 ridges in the settings. Change the Selection option to Shadows then hit OK.

Logo Design Love | on logos and brand identity design Abstracts Summary: This handout discusses how to write good abstracts for reports. It covers informational and descriptive abstracts and gives pointers for success. Contributors:Dana Lynn DriscollLast Edited: 2013-03-12 09:58:07 Types of abstracts There are two types of abstracts: informational and descriptive. Informational abstracts Communicate contents of reportsInclude purpose, methods, scope, results, conclusions, and recommendationsHighlight essential pointsAre short—from a paragraph to a page or two, depending upon the length of the report (10% or less of the report)Allow readers to decide whether they want to read the report Descriptive abstracts Tell what the report containsInclude purpose, methods, scope, but NOT results, conclusions, and recommendationsAre always very short— usually under 100 wordsIntroduce subject to readers, who must then read the report to learn study results Qualities of a good abstract An effective abstract Steps for writing effective report abstracts

Tips on Making Temari Balls Simple and inexpensive materials are easy to find and fun to combine. A Styrofoam® ball forms the core, a layer of batting is applied and trimmed to the ball, thin yarn is randomly wrapped over, then sewing thread is randomly wrapped on the outside of the ball. These layers produce a cushioned surface to stitch into. Preparation of a ball takes only about 20 minutes. The Secret... A plain paper strip with no numbers creates all of the patterns! First, the strip is pinned to the ball with the North Pole pin. Any number of divisions may be made around the Equator - 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, etc. This simple method of measuring gives perfect precision to mark the patterns of Temari! Steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38.

» Projects International Olympic Committee JTI Photography Exhibition ARISE Zenith Pop-Up boutique Nespresso Lounge at Samsung Hall Zurich 24 heures Nespresso Bocuse d’or 2017 Babyzen Retail Concept and Flagship store Barco BETT London Trade Show Tag Heuer Outdoor Abu Dhabi Galderma Nestlé Bocuse d’Or 2017 Spindrift Racing Pop-Up Experience Concept SUD Restaurant OC Sport – Dongfeng Team – Volvo Ocean Race Montreux Jazz Festival Montblanc Constellium Cannes Film Festival Atelier Nespresso BabyNes La Prairie Bocuse d’Or Cailler America’s Cup 2013 Nespresso France Galop Vicomte A Ryder Cup 2014 Nespresso Ibiza Mövenpick Larnaca Châtonnaye Alpiq Nestlé Digital Acceleration Team Lafuma Group Iacobucci Le Web NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Cannes Ortega Eurostar Diamond Nespresso Verbier Festival

Cute and Funny Illustrations by David Olenick Creative illustrator David Olenick is absolutely knows how to reflect human frailties in a minimalist and simple way. Through his drawings, our inner voice becomes the words of alcoholic beverages or high calorie foods which defines why we can’t resist them. Below you can find a few of his recent artwork and check out more of his work by clicking, here! Space and Planet Photoshop Tutorials To Create Amazing Space Scenes There a lot of space tutorials out there some are better than others, I have managed to try and select a few of what I think can allow you to get great effects that look like they belong and don’t look completely Photoshopped. I tried to be as varied as possible so there are tutorials for creating planets, stars, nebulas and atmospheric type gasses. The great thing is that they lay down the building blocks to experiment and create you own stunning universe. Gas bursts and Atmosphere This tutorial shows you how to create some great gas explosions coming from the planets atmosphere with some pretty simple tools, yet looks stunning Realistic Star fields Create realistic star fields, the trick with this one is to be totally random and keep building up your layers the end result will speak for it self, with an image that looks like its evolving. Simple Star fields Create simple yet affective star fields in 8 easy steps. Realistic Galaxy Realistic Space Nebula Space Nebula Make a Planet Planet Tutorial

Brody Associates DIY Abstract Artwork Tutorial I'm so so excited to tell you that I made it to the FINALS of the Apartment Therapy's Homies (Best Home Project & DIY Blogs)!!! Woohoo! Thanks so much for voting. And speaking of page loading. Here is what you will need: • a canvas • gold leaf and sealer (usually gets sold together)• artist spatula (my secret weapon) • acrylic artist paint of your choice (brand doesn't really matter) • (sometimes I use a heard bristle artist brush but usually I don't) Then I just randomly distribute globs of paint on the canvas: That's where the spatula comes in place. Randomness is key here: I spread out the white first and then slowly work in the color. You can add as many colors as you would like. Then I add the gold foil randomly into the wet paint: When the gold foil is pressed into the paint, I lightly go over the edges with the spatula and a little bit of paint to make the edges look more random. Then I let the paint dry and apply some gold leaf sealer to the golden areas. That's it all done! Tschüß