How to Create a Tasty 3D Typographic Illustration in Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial was originally published in May 2012 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant.If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then we’ve got a mouth-watering treat for you…

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How to Create an Ashes & Embers Dispersion Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create an ashes and embers dispersion effect on any photo. At the end of the tutorial, you’ll have an action which will automate the entire process with a single click.I’ll try to explain everything in much detail so that everyone can follow along, even if this…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 25 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Your Productivity Sucks Because Your Work Desk Sucks: Here’s How to Fix It How to Avoid Becoming a Hermit When You Work… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 25 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Mark Simonson Introduces Proxima Soft New Netflix Series Profiles Designers, Illustrators How to Retouch Teeth Quickly in Photoshop for a Brighter Smile… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Dear Adobe, How to Redesign the Tone Curve

The Curves adjustment is a powerful tool that can do a lot – even replacing multiple adjustment layers (ex. Brightness/Contrast, Color Balance, Photo Filter, etc.). But it’s not intuitive at all. Before you can even begin using the curves adjustment, you first have to spend time learning it. But it doesn’t have to be this way. The curves adjustment…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Explore seasonal colour trends with new Pantone magazine Aiming to be both inspirational and informative, the beautifully laid out magazine (would you… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Mysterious Forest Scene With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a mysterious forest scene featuring a fantasy deer. First, we’ll build the base scene with several images of forests and trees. Later, we’ll add the deer and decorate his head with branches and leaves. After that, we’ll do some basic adjustments and paint…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 22 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. CSS Grid – Table layout is back. Be there and be square. Uber was the most-expensed service, with 6% of all business… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 22 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create Realistic Feet-Inspired Hiking Boots in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingDo you love hiking? Upgrade your footwear with a unique pair of foot-inspired boots! In this tutorial, we’ll go over how to manipulate a regular pair of feet to create an overall hiking scene using basic photo manipulation techniques. Want to add that natural earthy look to all your photos? Browse the…

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Deke’s Techniques 588: Creating Twirl Art in Photoshop

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to create retro-yet-trendy twirl art using some retro and not-at-all trendy but still useful filters in Photoshop. Specifically, he takes this colorful candy photo from our friends at Dreamstime:  And twirls it into this, using Photoshop filters Radial Blur (sure), Twirl (naturally), and Mezzotint…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 21 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. A pricing & sales technique that works even if you’re an introvert How to Color Correct Old, Faded Photos 5 Important Post… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 21 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Create a Hungry Bear Composite in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create an emotional scene using photo-manipulation skills. You’ll learn how to play with color, blend using adjustment layers and brush, add texture, work with lighting effect and more. Tutorial Resources Model – TwilitesMuse Cave – chocolateir-stock Land – oddmountain River – Burtn Sky – Vividlight Mountains –…

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New Course: Designing Covers for Children’s Books

What You’ll Be CreatingDo you want to know how to create a fantastic children’s book cover?Our new course, Designing Covers for Children’s Books, will teach you the essential skills and take you through a practical design project from start to finish. What’s even better is that this short course consists of just seven bite-sized video lessons…

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How to Paint a Woman Portrait from Scratch

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to paint a woman portrait from scratch. You’ll learn some basic rules to form your painting, the tips to paint effectively, how to use brush and take care of the details. A graphic tablet is highly recommended for this tutorial. We’ll start this tutorial by learning something basic…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 18 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How and why to productize your freelance services Dropbox’s Paper app leaves beta to take on Google Docs CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 18 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Glossy, Puffy Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s layer styles to create a super quick and easy glossy, puffy 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 production of this tutorial: Sleepy…

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