Premium Member Benefit: Greeting Card Templates

Ho-ho-hold everything, it’s time for templates again!  This time it’s a pair of holiday greeting cards for Premium members of InDesignSecrets. (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This time, the original templates came to us from StockLayouts.com. The documents contain half-letter size card templates in horizontal and vertical orientations. The download package includes two templates in InDesign CC 2014...

How to Create an Isometric Pixel Art Neighborhood Block in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingOne of the best traits of isometric pixel art is its expandability; if you have already made basic, recyclable elements, you can reproduce them and put them all together in ever-expanding scenes.That's what we'll be doing in this tutorial. We'll gather our assets and put them together to make a neighborhood block...

How to Create a To-Do List App Icon in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you'll create a fun to-do list or organizer application icon with a three‑dimensional effect, ready for desktop or market use. Combine radial gradients, blends, a sense of lighting, and the tiniest bit of perspective for a simply built, but eye catching, icon. This tutorial uses Adobe Illustrator CC 2014,...

Create Your Own Folded Prize Tag Vectors!

Announce a contest or shop giveaway’s results in style with these folded, dimensional prize tag vectors. In this tag vectors tutorial you’ll skew objects with the Shear Tool, create custom brushes, use radial gradients in the place of drop shadows, and alter an object’s Blending Mode to render objects and strokes within the image...

Tip of the Week: Locking Items

This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on December 11, 2014. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and Keyboard Shortcut of the Week, along with roundups of new articles at InDesignSecrets and CreativePro, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll all the...