How to Create a Stars Candy Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to use a stars-candy texture to create a nice stars candy text Effect. Final Image Preview Resources 8 wooden patterns by celestesd Grungy Cracked Wall by Light-Hiruma Sweet Stars Step 1 Open the “hetedeik.png” image from the 8 wooden patterns set, then go to Edit > Define Pattern…

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Free Live Course: 10 Essential Design Tips for Illustrator

10 Essential Design Tips for IllustratorIn this livestream we’re going to cover a variety of essential design tips to help take your creations in Illustrator to the next level. With these tips you’ll improve your icon design, learn the power of Illustrator’s 3D tools, take your typography further, and more. So download the starter files,…

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How to Create a Wall of Lights Photo Effect: Photoshop in 60 Seconds

What You’ll Be CreatingLearn how to create epic photo effects in under a minute! Check out this quick lesson below. Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Wall of Lights Make your photos stand out with an intense wall of lights effect. This effect works great for rock stars, athletes, and so much more! In this video, I’ll…

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Trend Watch: Floral, Tropical, and Botanical Design

Tropical and botanical design is one of the most popular trends in the industry right now. Let’s find out why below!Trend Watch: Floral, Tropical, & Botanical DesignThere is nothing more cathartic than nature. It has a serene, calming effect that is both enjoyable and soothing.For creatives, nature is one of our biggest inspirations. Not only…

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InFocus: Resources for Book Design and Production

Cool stuff for InDesign users to help with book design and production, including scripts, fonts, free images, legal advice, and video instruction. The post InFocus: Resources for Book Design and Production appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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How to Create an Easter Egg Flyer in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingCelebrate the Easter weekend with this cheerful flyer design. Inspired by mid-century style, this would make a lovely promotional flyer for an Easter egg hunt or other spring-themed event.We’ll put together the flyer layout in Adobe InDesign, and dip into Illustrator to create our egg graphics. This is a simple design that…

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How to Create a Surreal Icy Fish Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I’ll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create an icy fish photo manipulation. You will learn how to create an icy landscape using several stock images, freeze a fish using some ice textures, paint snowy bubbles, make icy fins, and more.If you’re looking for resources, including stock…

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Creating Graphic Design and Illustration for Color Blind People

Color blindness is a vision deficiency that affects a large number of people around the world. Whether we know it or not, we as designers have a great impact on their daily lives through the work that we create and put out all around us. That being the case, I believe that we should take…

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Monstera Leaf Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial is very easy and quick. However, despite its brevity and simplicity, you will still be able to add a few important skills to your designer’s arsenal. We will use the option Object > Pattern > Make, which will automatically create a pattern for you. If you are in a mood…

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Illustrator Tutorial: Swimming Pool Water Reflections

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a swimming pool with water reflections using Adobe Illustrator. We will go through the steps such as creating the swimming pool and the other objects for the poster. Finally, we will arrange these elements into the swimming pool. Let’s go through an exciting process and challenge…

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How to Create a Dynamite Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to put on our little western hats and learn how to create a dynamite stick icon using some of the basic geometric shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. That being said, quickly grab a fresh cup of that wild bean coffee and let’s…

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How to Create a Black Panther Movie-Inspired Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingI don’t know about you, but I’m super excited for Marvel’s new Black Panther movie that’s coming out in 2018! To commemorate what is sure to be a spectacular film, let’s learn how to create an epic Black Panther-inspired portrait. Learn how to recreate the famous African warrior portraits from the movie.Get…

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How to Replace Skies in Photoshop

Learn how to replace skies in Photoshop with this tutorial from Denny’s Tips. Most of the time, replacing skies means that you have to spend a lot of work cutting out the sky. But in this tutorial, you’ll learn how to replace skies in a fraction of the time and effort. You’ll also learn about…

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How to Create a Promotion Vector Badge in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a promotion vector badge in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid. Next, using basic tools and some aligning techniques, you will learn how to create a set of concentric circles. Moving on, you will learn…

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InDesign Poll Results: Custom Workspaces

In our own version of “Who Wore it Best?” the latest InDesign Secrets polled asked, “Which workspace do you use most often?” Do you like to dress up your InDesign panels? Do you go with something off-the-rack or custom-made? The majority of the respondents went with the latter, as nearly 60% said they create a…

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Publish Online Spotlight: Education Reform Initiative (ERG)

Editor’s Note: Publish Online offers InDesign users the simplest way to put their InDesign layouts on the web with full support for interactivity, while keeping their page designs intact. In the past, we’ve covered Publish Online with magazine articles like Diane Burns’ feature in issue #81, and a series of blog posts highlighting impressive work, called…

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How to Create a Candy Monster Character in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a candy monster cartoon character in Adobe Illustrator. There are plenty of techniques used throughout the entire tutorial, from textures to small details, a new Blend Art Brush, masking techniques, reverse spine blending options, and even a 3D effect. Not to mention the colorful…

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Recently I needed a wall of speakers in my studio to make an amazing background for an upcoming music shoot. But after a bit of thought I realised there were three major problems with the idea. First, my studio space is a lot smaller then my imagination. Second, I don’t have easy access to the…

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