Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 22 September 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 20 Slack Communities for Designers & Developers The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient Adobe Illustrator Users How To Make A Great Consulting… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 22 September 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Teach for Us: Design & Illustration Gurus Wanted!

Do you want to share your design knowledge with an eager community of millions? Are you looking for a way to supplement your income? Would you like to establish yourself as an expert in your field? Well, this may be the opportunity for you.What We’re Looking ForEnvato Tuts+ has many areas of content, and while we…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 21 September 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How to Migrate From LastPass to an Alternative Password Manager Creative Copywriting Tips and Techniques That Can Boost Your Business Best Mac… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 21 September 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Create a Marble Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial explains how to use a marble texture, Photoshop layer styles and filters to create a nice marble text effect. Final Image Resources Marble Stone Texture Stock Wrexham Script Step 1 Fill the Background with the color #534d39. Place Marble Stone Texture Stock on top of the Background, and change its Blend Mode to…

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Call for Speakers for CreativePro Week 2018

Are you an expert in a particular aspect of design, production, or publishing? Do you like to share your expertise by explaining and demonstrating how to do what you do so well? If the answer to both of these is “yes,” and you enjoy speaking in front of crowds of 60–600, then we invite you…

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How to Create a Professional Web Layout in Photoshop

Designing good looking clean and functional Web layouts is an essential part of a Web Designers life. In this tutorial we are going to create a clean and professional Web layout in Photoshop from scratch. Along the way you can learn useful methods to create designs. So get started! Preview of Final Results Create a…

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How to Create a Jack Daniels-Inspired Whiskey Label in Adobe InDesign & Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingVintage-inspired styles add a warm, authentic touch to logo and label designs. It’s an especially popular trend amongst drinks brands, which tap into antique styles to reinforce the sense of history and tradition associated with their products.  In this tutorial, we’ll create a Jack Daniels-inspired whiskey label, complete with old-style typography and…

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InStep: Highlighting Tables

In excerpts from Why Fonts Matter by Sarah Hyndman, this article explains the psychological effects of fonts on the reader, for the purpose of helping you use type more effectively. The post InStep: Highlighting Tables appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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InDesign Template of the Month: Corporate Flyer

Time for another free template for our Premium members! (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This month it’s a template for a cool corporate flyer, courtesy of StockInDesign.com. This beautifully-designed template comes in both letter and A4 sizes, and is organized with layers and paragraph styles. The fonts used are freely available for commercial use.  …

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How to Create Shiny Retro Text with Photoshop

Learn how to create this amazing typographic illustration with colorful type treatment. In this tutorial, Edmar Cisneros will show you how to create this artwork using Photoshop layer styles and special lighting effects. Preview of Final Results Resources Tetra Font – Font fabric Bokeh Textures – Photoshop Tutorials Step 1 Create a new document on…

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Importing Text from Microsoft Word in Adobe Illustrator

More and more lately, Illustrator users are being asked to include passages, sometimes multiple pages of, text in documents. That textual content often comes from writers and editors using Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and other applications that create Word files.… Keep reading Importing Text from Microsoft Word in Adobe Illustrator on Pariah Burke Publishing &…

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Tips for Working with Multiple Records Per Page: InDesign Data Merge & VDP

Now that you know the fundamentals of merging to multiple records per page, here are important details and tips to make your work easier and more creative. Excerpted from Pariah Burke’s comprehensive Pluralsight video course, InDesign CC: Data Merge &… Keep reading Tips for Working with Multiple Records Per Page: InDesign Data Merge & VDP…

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How to Create an Isometric Map Mockup Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingFrom this tutorial, you’ll learn some new techniques and tricks. We’ll be using the Isometric Map Mockup product as an example and seeing in detail how it was created. At the end, you’ll have a fully workable action and confidence in building “transformation actions”. Got no time and need this action as soon as possible? You can…

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How to Create a Newspaper Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a look behind the process of creating a newspaper icon, using some geometric shapes and tools found within Illustrator. That being said, poor yourself a fresh cup of that magic bean juice and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Newspaper Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC Difficulty: Beginner…

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Tip of the Week: Making Space Characters Visible in GREP

This InDesign tip on making space characters visible in GREP was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on September 14, 2017. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new tip, keyboard shortcut, and roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll down to the bottom of this page, enter your email…

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How to Vector Hand Lettering

 In my course, Mastering Script Lettering, I showed you how to create beautiful script lettering by hand. But what if you want to convert your hand lettering into vector format?In this video from the course, I show you exactly how to do that in Adobe Illustrator. Watch the video above to see the full vectoring process,…

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