Forgotten Halloween – Dark photo manipulation tutorial

In this tutorial I”ll show you how to create a dark photo manipulation called “Forgotten Halloween”. You’ll learn how to combine different stocks, create a dark and eerie atmosphere and work with lighting effect. The Final Image            Required Resources: Forest   http://frostbo.deviantart.com/art/Premade-Background-13-269132903 Crow  http://cyborgsuzystock.deviantart.com/art/birdy-18-raven-25350206 Gravestones   http://free-stock-by-wayne.deviantart. (Read more...)...

Create an Illuminated Digital Paper Cut-Out Scene in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you'll learn how to use gradients, effects like drop shadows and outer glows, and custom brushes in order to render a Halloween-inspired scene that looks as if it's made of dimensional, illuminated paper cut-outs. While nothing beats carefully cutting and layering shapes in various types of paper, this tutorial...

How to Make Lumberjack Plaid

How do you think this plaid was created? Squares: stepped and repeated? Or perhaps using a plugin? Or maybe a table? If you guessed table, you are correct! How many rows and columns do you think compose this plaid? 11 rows and columns? Nope. Try 5. This article will teach you how to create lumberjack...

DPS App Comes Pre-Installed on New AARP RealPad Tablet

AARP just announced big news — they have designed a new tablet specifically for consumers over 50. Working closely with Intel and Walmart, AARP developed the RealPad to fill a market need that no other device manufacturer has addressed — providing an affordable, easy experience for tech shy consumers who have refraining from participating in the tablet revolution. Right...

Retro Text Vector Sign in Under 30 Mins!

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a simple retro text vector sign treatment. Even though its simple, it uses some powerful Illustrator features. If you’ve wanted a truly customizable retro text vector tutorial that you can bust out in a quick afternoon, this is the one for you. Final Image: Retro Text Vector...

Quark Unveils QuarkXPress 2015

Today Quark Software Inc. unveiled QuarkXPress® 2015, the next major version of Quark’s award-winning design and layout tool for print and digital publishing. Coming in the first quarter of next year, QuarkXPress 2015 will deliver increased performance with a new 64-bit architecture, efficient print and digital production and many of the most user-requested features. The...