How to Create a Fluffy, Feathery Ugly Duckling Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to create an Ugly Duckling inspired, fluffy, feathery text effect, using simple textures, modified brush tips, and adjustment layers. Let's get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on Envato Market. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production...

Adobe Photography Jam Re-Watch

I love demoing photography and Photoshop to my fellow photographers, so when Adobe UK invited me to speak at their Photography Jam event in London, I jumped at the chance. It was an amazing evening of photography education and inspiration. Adobe lined up some really great speakers and invited an audience of around 150 photographers...

Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 28 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 4 Ways to Verify Your Story Concept Is Strong Enough 10 Hidden Features of Todoist What Motionography Can Teach You About Improving… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 28 July 2016 on Pariah Burke...

Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Photoshop’s Eyedropper Tool Can Pick Colors From Anywhere 8 Tricks to Take Better Photos With Your Phone 7 Ways Besides Sales to… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 July 2016 on Pariah Burke...

How to Design a Retro Theatre Poster in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingHow do you test a princess’s royal pedigree? By whether or not she’s able to get a good night’s sleep if there’s a single pea under her pile of 40 mattresses—at least according to Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” While the original tale is short, it has inspired...

Chartwell Typeface: Update

In 2011, Mike Rankin featured the story of the Chartwell typeface. It is a collection of fonts that can display various graphs in one of seven ways thanks to clever use of ligatures: Pie charts Line graphs (with fills) Vertical bars Horizontal bars Rose charts Ring charts Radar charts Since then, the Chartwell typeface has...

Aviation Apocalypse – Wrap Up

Last Sunday (24th July 2016) was the first Aviation Apocalypse workshop and after months of planning, building and testing ideas and outfits, it was amazing to see it all come together. The Gatwick Aviation Museum was the location for the workshop and I was joined by 14 enthusiastic photographers and two amazing models. In order...

How to Create a Nature-Inspired Peter Pan Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be Creating“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” In this tutorial, we're taking our text to Neverland, using some textures and images, along with layer styles and adjustment layers, to create a fantasy themed, Peter Pan inspired text effect. Let's get started! This text effect was inspired by...

Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Mobile carriers aren’t doing enough to fight robocalls, senators say How to Make a Custom Illustrator Brush 10 Tricks to Make Yourself… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 July 2016 on Pariah Burke...