How to Draw a Cute Pirate Character in Photoshop

Photoshop is not only powerful on image editing or photo manipulations, but also very useful to produce image creations. Even from scratch, pure from your imaginations. We can take character design for example. When you design a character, you put your imaginations on your canvas. You can do it although you start from a blank…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 April 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How to Create a Simple Magazine Template in Adobe InDesign Iron Fist Effect – Glowing Hand – Photoshop Tutorial The 1 Percent… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 April 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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This Month in InDesign Articles, April 2017

Here’s a fun “throwback Thursday” story about me: In the early 1990s I was a hard-core QuarkXPress user (after all, InDesign didn’t exist back then!) and I was invited to Japan to teach. There I was, on stage in Tokyo, Japan with the wonderful Diane Burns, and a translator. You have to understand that Diane…

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An Easy Way To Present Adobe Fireworks Design Prototypes

    With its structured approach to organizing assets, Adobe Fireworks can be a pleasure for designing and prototyping. But demonstrating your designs on a wide range of devices can be time-consuming and could even require some degree of coding. The Create Demo extension addresses some of these issues. It automatically converts your Fireworks documents…

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How to Create iMessage Stickers in Adobe Illustrator and Make Extra Cash!

What You’ll Be CreatingYou may have noticed that there is a craze for iMessage stickers since they were introduced with iOS 10. Today, you can now create and sell your very own digital stickers, instead of using the pre-installed emojis. iMessage stickers are a cool and fun way to express your ideas and thoughts because…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 April 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The Crisis of Attention Theft—Ads That Steal Your Time for Nothing in Return How to Shoot Flash Portraits in Harsh Sunlight (Video… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 April 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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3 Problems You Can Solve by Applying No Language to Text

Every once in a while you might have some special text in your documents that you want to treat differently from the rest. Maybe it’s something that you never want to hyphenate, like a brand name or a URL. Or a passage with lots of words you don’t want to be flagged in a spell…

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How to Create a Studio Monitor Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Hi and welcome back to another icon tutorial, in which we’re going to follow a step by step approach in order to create a nice looking studio monitor. As usual, we’re going to heavily rely on Illustrator’s basic geometric shapes and tools, which I’m more than sure that you already use on a regular basis…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 25 April 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Creating a Comprehensive Brand Style Guide With Pariah Burke [Webcast Recording] The entrepreneur’s guide to failure Work-at-home parent? 6 ways to better… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 25 April 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Transforming Type

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 Transforming Type appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Tip of the Week: Use the Story Editor When Designing With Text

This InDesign tip on using the Story Editor when designing with text was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on April 20, 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…

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How to Create a 3D Stuffed Letters Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Adobe Photoshop’s 3D tools and settings, along with a couple of patterns and stock images, to create a lovely stuffed letters text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following assets…

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Various InDesign Mods… Part Two

In the third of the “must-haves” Colecandoo youtube series, I continue to look at InDesign mods that can be made using javascripts or free plug-ins. The first modifications are again javascripts installed into the startup scripts folder. Updates BookOpenAll.jsx Theunis de Jong (Jongware), additions made by Martin Fischer and Oliver (Funkturm Mitte) This update improves…

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How to Create a Summer Picnic Community Event Flyer in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingPlanning a town fair, family picnic or summer BBQ? This summery flyer is super simple to put together and would be a great fit for any family foodie event. Suitable for beginners to Adobe InDesign, this tutorial will show you how to set up a single-page layout which is ready to print…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 22 April 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Create a Neat Ribbon in Adobe Illustrator You Can Train Yourself to Be Frugal—And It’s Pretty Painless 10 Essential Adobe Illustrator 2017… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 22 April 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Modern Cottage in a Scandinavian Style in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial you will learn how to create a modern cottage in Scandinavian style with the help of the most basic shapes and tools of Adobe Illustrator.If you would like to skip the tutorial and just purchase the result together with other houses and homes, just go to GraphicRiver to get my House and…

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How to Create Highlighted Text in Photoshop

There’s no straightforward way to create highlighted text in Photoshop like you can in Adobe InDesign. However, with this trick you can create highlighted text with great results in less than a minute. There are two ways to create highlighted text in Photoshop. The first is to simply draw rectangles behind your text with the…

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How to Create an Epic Scene of Alien Invasion in Photoshop

Create a fragment of an epic scene of an alien invasion! In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a realistic landscape with the effects of battle and attacking aliens. You will learn interesting techniques, tricks and much more. So battle breaks out! We will begin this photomanipulation with a realistic landscape. Add…

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Create This Charming Magician with Enchanting Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create this amazing photo manipulation in Photoshop with plenty of magical details. Also, you will learn how to create a fiery leopard, interesting and useful effects that I created as well as working with the Photoshop tools in getting the desired scene and much more! First of all…

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