Create a Clean iPad Interface in Photoshop. Photoshop has some powerful tools to help you create gorgeous interfaces.
In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create a clean iPad interface using Photoshop's powerful toolbox. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets Step 1 Create a new file. Step 2 Make a new Group and name it Background. Step 3 Create a new Group and name it Side Button. Step 4 Using Horizontal Type Tool (T) set the font to Myriad Pro (standard font) / Bold and the size to 14 and type the number 1 in the center of the shape. Step 5 Now make a new Group and name it Action Button. Step 6 Using Pen Tool (P) we will make the symbol. Step 7 Make ten more buttons following Step 5 and leave an open space for the pressed version of the buttons.
Step 8 Using Rectangular Tool (U), Ellipse Tool (U) and Custom Shape Tool (U) draw the following shapes. Step 9 Create a new Group and name it Sliding Switch. Step 10 Make a new Layer and transform it in a Clipping Mask. Step 11 Step 12 Create a new Group and name it Display. Step 13 Step 14. Create Detailed Vintage Typography.
In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to customize a typeface in Illustrator and then use Photoshop to create a stunning vintage detailed typographic design.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Before We Begin Before we start this tutorial, It's important to have a bit knowledge and experience in Adobe Illustrator. Step 1 First, open Adobe Illustrator and create a new document 1000x1000px, RGB, 300ppi. Step 2 By selecting the Type Tool (T), we will select the font for our text. Step 3 Once we decided what letters we are going to put together, we proceed to write our text. Step 4 Now let's start creating our composition.
Step 5 Repeating the first action of our previous step, we proceed to isolate our text again (if we are not on the Isolation Mode, right-click over the type > Isolate Selected Group). After selecting our first letter, we choose the Eraser Tool (Shift + E). Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 Step 13. Tablet Tips for Photoshop. Create a Fabric Textured Web Layout Using Photoshop. This tutorial is another collaboration with a very good friend Ciursa Ionut.
In this web design tutorial we will create a portfolio web layout using fabric textures. You will be taken through the process of designing the logo using Adobe Illustrator, creating spotlights for the "services" area and how to apply textures to the layout in a subtle way that will increase the quality of the final result. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.
Introduction In this tutorial we will use the 960 Grid System. The 12 red columns that you see is the grid that we are going to use. Also, smart guides are very useful when designing web layouts. During this tutorial you will be asked you to create shapes with certain dimensions. Now that we covered the basics of using the 960 Grid System, we can move on to creating the actual web layout. Step 1: Setting up the document Open the "960_grid_12_col.psd" file in Photoshop. Step 7. Design a Detailed Audio Receiver Icon in Photoshop. In this tutorial we will show you how to create a detailed audio receiver icon using Photoshop's vector editing capabilities.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Powered By Envato API logo Step 1 Open Photoshop and create a new document sized at 900 px wide and 500 px high with resolution of 72 px/inch. Step 2 Use the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) with radius of 5px to draw light grey (#f0efef) rectangle. Step 3 Cmd/Ctrl-click on Vector mask thumbnail to create selection, create new layer on top, add Clipping Mask, fill layer with white color, and then add noise by choosing Filter > Noise > Add Noise from the main menu with settings of 30%, Gaussian and Monochromatic. Blur the noise by choosing Filter>Blur>Motion Blur with an angle of 0 and a distance of 55 pixels, to create brushed metal effect. Step 4 Draw another black rectangle using Rectangle Tool (U) just below "foot" layer. Repeat the process to create the other foot.
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Over 18 lessons and nearly 3hrs of video training, you'll learn all the foundational skills needed to start doing identity design work for clients. This includes: research, brainstorming, sketching, designing a logo, business cards, print flyers, web elements (such as banner ads), as well as timescaling, pricing and where to find clients. Not a member? Not to worry! There are four public lessons available. Public Lessons Introduction to Identity Design - We’re going to first look at what Identity Design is and consider what the main differences are between a logo, a brand, and an identity.Understanding and Interpreting the Design Brief - We’re going to look at what is often the first step in an identity design project: the design brief. If you’re on the fence about joining, try becoming a member for a single month, and see how it goes! Members: Get Started! Questions? Create a Mobile Calendar App in Photoshop. In this tutorial we will show you how to design a Mobile Calendar App in Photoshop.
Let's get started! Tutorial Assets Step 1 Create a new file. Set Width to 640 and Height to 960 and the resolution to 326 PPI. Step 2 Make a new Group and name it Header. Step 3 Now using Horizontal Type Tool (T) write down "November 2011" and apply the Layer Style. Step 4 Using Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) set the Radius to 3px and make two shapes like the ones in the example. Step 5 Use Custom Shape Tool (U) and load the custom set called Shapes, from where select the Triangle shape and draw two triangles just like the ones in the example.
Step 6 Now using Ellipse Tool (U) make to circles like the ones in the example, set the fill color to #1d1d1d and apply the Layer Styles. Step 7 Draw a shape just like the one in the example using Pen Tool (P), afterwards go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set the Radius to 2.5px. Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Make a new Group and name it Staples.
Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Step 14 Step 15. Create a Festive Cocktail Using Photoshop's 3D Capabilities. For many of our readers, this time of year is filled with family, friends, and celebration.
In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a festive cocktail using Photoshop's 3D capabilities just in time for your New Year's celebrations. Let's get started! The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Create a new document, the size is 768x1024px. Insert fabric image, we will use this texture to create background. Select the bottom part of the red fabric just like on the example, use Rectangular Marquee Tool .
You will get similar result. Create glass wall silhouette. In the Shape Layer Mode .The size is 145x359px. Open 3D Tools palette. You will see the 3D settings window. Click on right point to choose right spinning axis. Tilt down 3D perspective a bit. And adjust only "X" Orientation setting (-10). In order to set materials for the glass cup, make active "Materials" palette. Apply following settings for the Extrusion Material. And select 3D Axis. . . Create a Futuristic Touch Screen Interface Illustration in Photoshop. Touch screen interfaces are everywhere these days.
You can see them on television, in movies, on the web, and especially on your mobile device. In this tutorial we will explain how to create a touch screen interface for a futuristic spacecraft. In the process we will show the digital illustration process from sketch to vector tracing to Photoshop rendering. Let's get started! Step 1 First lets start by making a quick concept sketch of our spacecraft. Step 2 Now we are going to start vectoring your lines. Step 3 With the path selected go to Object > Path > Outline Stroke. Step 4 Continue this process for the rest of the drawing. Step 5 Next we are going to fill our illustration with some shades.
Step 6 Paste your selection and you should have a silhouette of your drawing and a few other shapes. Step 7 Place the shading within your lines. Step 8 Now let's move all of our vector elements into Photoshop. Step 9 For our shadows, set the Master Fill to 0% and a Color Overlay, #005064. Step 10 Step 11. Create Elegant Leafy Lettering in Photoshop. Illustrator and Photoshop work extremely well together.
In this tutorial we will use both apps to produce elegant leafy lettering that can be used for a variety of projects. Let's get started! Step 1 The first thing we need to do is sketch the layout. When it comes to sketching out my ideas, I used pencil and paper as an extremely basic guide for my layout and composition. Step 2 As soon as I'm done sketching, I drag the sketch into illustrator. Step 3 Copy the path and paste it back into Photoshop. Step 4 Copy a merged version of the canvas in Photoshop (Command/Ctrl + Option + C) and paste it yet again into illustrator. Step 5 Continue this process and create about 3-5 blades of grass per letter. Step 6 Repeat this process for the remaining letters. Step 7 This is the part where you step out of the original sketch and begin to add other, thinner blades.
Step 8 We're now going to transform each thicker blade of grass (portions of the original letters) into a folded blade. Step 9 Step 10 Step 11. Create a Pimped Out Truck Modification in Photoshop. Making modifications to your car or truck in Photoshop can be a lot of fun.
In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a pimped out truck modification using photos taken with a simple point and shoot camera, with no advanced lighting setup. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Truck (Personal Stock Photo)Car Seat (Personal Stock Photo) Step 1 Start by opening the Truck in Photoshop.
Step 2: Drawing Perspective Lines Activate Paths panels and click Create new path icon to make new path. Below you can see the detail. Step 3 We are going to render the perspective path into a line. Step 4 Make new layer. Step 5 Below is the perspective I used in this project. Step 6: Background Before moving on, let's work on its background.
Step 7 Duplicate background by pressing Ctrl/Cmd + J. Step 8 Activate Eraser tool. Step 9 Add Adjustment Layer Hue/Saturation with following settings. Step 10: Cutting The Truck Step 11 Step 12: Bumper Step 13. Create a GUI for an iPad Audio-DJ Application Using Photoshop. Slick designs are an important part of a successful iPad interface. In this tutorial we will explain how to create a beautiful GUI for an Audio/DJ iPad application in Photoshop. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets Step 1 Create a new file. Step 2 Make a new Group and name it Background. Step 3 Merge all 6 layers that we previously did and apply a Gradient Overlay from the Layer Style panel. Step 4 Create a ne Group and name it Platter. Step 5 Now we will give the shape a light stroke.
Step 6 Using Ellipse Tool (U) make another perfect circle (483x483 px), set the foreground to #111111 and apply an Outer Glow, using the settings from the example. Step 7 Again using Ellipse Tool (U) make another perfect circle (481x481 px) but make this one 2 px smaller than the previous one. Step 8 Make a new circle using Ellipse Tool (U) set the foreground color to #c2c2c2, make it 10 px smaller than our previous one(471x471 px) and apply a Stroke from the Layer Styles panel, using the settings from the example. Create a Mobile App Icon in Photoshop. This tutorial is part of a three-part series explaining how to design UI elements for mobile applications in Photoshop.
In this part, we will explain how to design an icon for your mobile device's home screen. Let's get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Wood Texture Step 1 Create a new document. Step 2 With the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) draw a shape using a red color. Step 3 With the Brush Tool (B) Paint a vivid light red color to create a light spot on the upper right part of the icon. Step 4 Add a black shadow with the Brush Tool. Step 5 Add a shape like this on top of the icon with the following Layer Style.
Step 6 Duplicate and reduce the last shape with Cmd/Ctrl + T. Step 7 Refine the upper lights using the Brush Tool (B) alternating light and dark red. Step 8 I refined the bottom part using the same way as the previous step. Step 9 Step 10 Make a Rectangular Selection. Step 11 Step 12 Step 13 Add two Highlights stripes. Step 14 Step 15.
Create a Medieval Battle Axe 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. 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. Today's tutorial Part 21: Create a Medieval Battle Axe in Photoshop will demonstrate how to construct a medieval battle axe in Photoshop.
This tutorial will cover several techniques but don't worry, it won't be too difficult to follow. How to Create High Quality Metal 3D Text in Photoshop. Most of you probably know those awesome letters that were generated with 3D programs. But what about when you don't have any particular program and you need to make 3D typography? This tutorial will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop. Check it out! Editor's note: This tutorial was originally published on Psdtuts in December of 2008. Step 1 Let's start with a new document of 1500 pixel by 1500 pixel, and 300px/inch resolution. Step 2 So now, right-click on the "3D TEXT_first" layer and select Rasterize Type. Tip: If you fail by distorting, and some text edges look fuzzy, use Filter > Sharpen > Unsharp Mask, and increase the Amount. Step 3 Now that the text is way smaller and has a nice perspective, create a duplicate (Command + J) of this text layer and name it "3D TEXT_last.
" Step 4 Create duplicates (Command + J) of both text layers and position them as you see in the image below. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Step 11. Create a "Transfarmers" Text Effect in Photoshop. In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a cinematic "Transfarmers" Text Effect using the layer styles. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.
Step 1 Make a new .PSD document, 1000 x 500 pixels, RGB color, 100 dpi and grey background (color #33333). Step 2 Now create the text using this font: Transformers Solid. Step 3 Duplicate the text and rename it "Base". Step 4 Duplicate the text "Base". Step 5 Your text effect is almost completed. Conclusion Now your text effect is completed! Create a Chewing Gum Packaging Design in Photoshop. Create a Coffee Cake Photo Manipulation.
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