How to Create a Surreal Poster Design in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to use key design techniques to create a striking poster design in Adobe Photoshop. What You Will Need You'll need access to Adobe Photoshop—if you don't have the software, you can download a trial from the Adobe website. You'll also need the following resources: Cordillera...
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How to Create a Surreal Water Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I'll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create a surreal piece featuring a giant fish trying to swallow the moon. First, we'll build the base scene of the sea and add the fish. After that, we'll add the moon, paint the bubbles, and create the water's splashes. We'll...
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The Details Panel in Photoshop Shake Reduction

30 Second Photoshop – The Return Its great to be back making videos again and to bring back the 30 Second Photoshop section. These short videos are handy hints and tips that don’t warrant a time consuming explanation. If you have a tip you think would fit well into this series let us know through...
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How to Create a Beer Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I will show you how to create a beer text effect in Adobe Photoshop using layer styles, brushes, filters, and clipping masks. For this tutorial, I chose the word "PROSIT!", a German word which means "Cheers!" in English.If you like to use styled text in your projects, there are many...
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How to Create a Letter Characters Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a letter characters text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to create a simple piece of text and how to convert it to vector shapes. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to stylize your...
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To update Mac OS or not to update: a question for InDesign users

Photo by Alexandre Godreau on Unsplash In a few hours, all who run Mac OS will receive a long awaited, very welcome free update. On the 25th of September Mac OS 10.14 will be distributed to all our Macs. As occurs each year, in the forthcoming months, I’ll be fighting online with people suggesting not...
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New Course: Adobe Illustrator for Beginners

If you’ve never opened Illustrator before—or if you’ve opened it and struggled—our new course is for you! From the Top: Adobe Illustrator for Beginners will show you the easy way to make beautiful artwork in Adobe Illustrator.What You’ll LearnIn this course, you’re going to learn everything you need to get up and running using Adobe Illustrator...
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InDesign Tutorials | 10 Things You Can Create With InDesign

If you’re new to InDesign, or feeling stuck in a rut with creating the same sorts of items, this list of InDesign tutorials will help you discover a wide range of exciting things you can create. From magazine cover tutorials to EPUB tutorials, and everything in-between, you might discover something you’d never thought you could...
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Simple Letterhead Template

Time to ditch your business’s homemade Word letterhead? Give your business identity a boost with this creative letterhead for Adobe InDesign. Let’s face it corporate identities can be dull. Why not give your creative business a funky letterhead to match? Jazz up your correspondence with this vintage inspired letterhead. Created with Adobe InDesign you can...
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InDesigner: Andrews McMeel

Addison Lalier finds out what it takes for one company to produce hundreds of different calendar designs each year. The post InDesigner: Andrews McMeel appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Tip of the Week: Three Text Tips

Sign up for the InDesign tip of the week to get a new tip, roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! The post Tip of the Week: Three Text Tips appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Create a Multi-Layered Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a fully editable, multi-layered text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to create a simple piece of text and how to stylize it. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to add multiple fills...
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Quick Tip: How to Fill Text With an Image in Adobe InDesign

What You'll Be CreatingPlacing an image inside a single character can give your layouts a super-professional, design-forward look. And it’s really simple to achieve!In this Quick Tip tutorial, you’ll learn how to transform your typography into picture frames, to dramatic effect! We’ll be using Adobe InDesign for this tutorial.You’ll often see this sort of design...
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The Art of the Menu

Pamela Pfiffner explores the world of designing and producing restaurant menus. The post The Art of the Menu appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Creating Line Icons

What You'll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to take an in-depth look at the process of creating line icons both in Adobe Illustrator and Affinity Designer. You'll see how you can craft a usable finished product using a few basic shapes that we will adjust here and there. So, if you always wanted to...
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How to Create a Chalkboard Sign With Chalk Text in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingLearn how to create a chalkboard sign with chalk text effect in Photoshop using textures and layer styles. This chalk photo effect is a part of the Chalk and Chalkboard Photoshop Actions from my portfolio on Envato Market. You can also the check the new Chalk Photo Effect Photoshop Action. You can create realistic chalk effects...
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