8 Nostalgic Lightroom Presets

Download these free nostalgic Lightroom presets and LUTs courtesy of SparkleStock. They give your photos the memorable film-like look in just one click. The free download gives you 8 Lightroom presets and LUTs to choose from. Upgrade to the pro version to unlock all 30 presets and LUTs. The pro version also gives you fadeable…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 9 December 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood 26 time-management, productivity tricks Facebook Isn’t Recording Your Conversations,… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 9 December 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: RGB vs. CMYK

What You’ll Be CreatingLearn essential design terms in under a minute! Check out the quick video below.Photoshop in 60 Seconds: RGB vs. CMYK Learning color modes is essential for understanding design. In this video, I’ll discuss the main differences between RGB and CMYK, what they stand for, and how to change the color mode in…

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8 Free Orange and Teal Lightroom Presets and LUTS

Download these orange and teal Lightroom presets and LUTs by SparkleStock. The free download includes 8 Lightroom presets and 8 LUTs. If you upgrade to the pro version, you’ll unlock all 26 presets & LUTs. Also, the pro Lightroom presets are fadeable which means that you can pick something lighter or stronger based on your…

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How to Use Adobe Photoshop’s Curvature Pen Tool

What You’ll Be CreatingVector illustration is very versatile and beautiful, but for many artists it’s too mathematical and unintuitive to create. Drawing with Bezier curves doesn’t feel like drawing at all! However, the newest update to Photoshop CC has solved most of the problems you could have with the Pen Tool by adding a new variation…

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Deke’s Techniques 659: Drawing a Perfect Snowflake in Illustrator

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke embarks on a journey close to my heart. In short, he uses his innate sense of hexagons combined with Illustrator’s ability to wrangle shapes with math in order to create that elusive, precious object…the snowflake. Why is this close to my heart? I don’t know. Snow? Math?…

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How to Create an Enchanted Photoshop Action

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing, enchanted effect. I will try to explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.The effect shown above is the one I will show you how to create…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 4 December 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 5 Tips for Hiring Freelancers Who Will Boost Your Business shareFreelance How To Work Out Your Hourly, Daily or Project Rate shareFreelance… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 4 December 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Best Resources of 2017: Photoshop Text Effects & Layer Styles

Create cool text effects in seconds! Check out these amazing layer styles below.21 Photoshop Text Effects & Layer StylesYour ideas need great design, so try a quick text effect! With Photoshop layer styles, you get the option of trying out multiple effects to find the best fit. Design impressive web and print graphics with 3D…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 1 December 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Tech Leaders Share their Views on Outsourcing The 55 Best Questions To Ask To Break The Ice And Really Get To Know… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 1 December 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 30 November 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How Gender Influences Tech’s Ideal Employers How app developers and designers feel about the iPhone X—and the notch | Ars Technica A… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 30 November 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Geometric 3D Adobe Photoshop Brush With Cinema 4D

What You’ll Be CreatingLearn Cinema 4D quickly and easily by creating the complex Geometric Confusion Shape. Follow this tutorial step by step to create an abstract shape and use it as a Photoshop Brush.I wrote this tutorial based on my item on GraphicRiver. You can check the Geometric Confusion Brushes Set in my portfolio.1. How to…

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Typography in 60 Seconds: What Is Kerning, Tracking, and Leading?

Make your text look great! Learn how to fix letter-spacing and more in this quick video.Typography in 60 Seconds: What Is Kerning, Tracking, and Leading?Designers are very detail oriented. We know the importance of space in design, especially when dealing with typography. And you can learn how to fine tune the spacing of your work…

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How to Create a Realistic Coin Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s shapes and shape settings, along with its 3D tools and options, to create a 3D coin text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the…

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Denim Pattern in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingRealistic textures and patterns are easy to make in Photoshop. They’re perfect for text effects and help make shape layers stand out.Want that denim look yourself? Learn how to make a denim pattern in this quick tip!Get inspired with incredible patterns and more from Envato Market and Envato Elements. 1. How to…

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How to Create a GTA Text Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing text effect inspired by the Grand Theft Auto video game. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time. The text effect shown above is the effect…

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Free Frequency Separation Photoshop Actions with “1-Click AutoRetouch”

Retouch skin with these Frequency Separation Photoshop actions by SparkleStock. Frequency Separation is one of the most popular and effective techniques for retouching skin. With the AutoRetouch, you can retouch skin in one-click. It automatically detects skin tones using facial recognition and makes it look beautifully and naturally smooth. If you upgrade to the Pro…

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How to Create a Scribble Sketch Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing, scribble sketch effect. I will try to explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.The effect shown above is the one I will show you how to…

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How to Create a Starry Night Photo Manipulation With Photoshop and Filter Forge

What You’ll Be CreatingThe Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh is easily one of the most recognizable pieces in art history.And I’ll show you how to make it in this tutorial! Build the famous composition from scratch, using free stocks, Photoshop, and amazing filters from Filter Forge.Tutorial AssetsThe following assets were used in the production…

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Bladerunner 2049 Lightroom Presets and LUTs

Download these Lightroom presets and LUTs inspired by the movie Bladerunner 2049. Created by SparkleStock, these dystopian-style color gradings can completely transform the narrative and feelings of your photos. The free version gives you 3 presets. Upgrade to the Pro version to unlock all 9 presets and LUTs. In addition, the Pro version features fadeable…

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