How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was light, and this is still true today. Use of light in pho…

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Introduction To Photoshop Scripting

Automation is useful in the work of every designer. It saves precious time on repetitive tasks and helps us solve certain problems more quickly and easily. You can automate your workflow in Photoshop with actions, which are pretty popular and which most of you already know about and use. Today, we’ll introduce you to an…

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Retinize It: Free Photoshop Action For Slicing Graphics For HD Screens

High-definition (or “Retina”) displays have spread wider and wider, and evidently their numbers will keep growing. So, as creators of products that will be consumed on Retina devices, we have to optimize our design and development workflow accordingly. Slicing graphics from finished designs to use for development is one of the less enjoyable parts of…

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Repurposing Photoshop For The Web

Like any overzealous teenager aspiring to be a Web designer back in 1999, I found myself in an “Electronic Design” class, behind the wheel of one of those old-school aqua iMacs1. If you found yourself in a similar situation, chances are you were given Adobe Photoshop as your vehicle for designing the Web. For me,…

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20 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2012

With the use of Adobe Photoshop, graphic designers around the world are able to create such magnificent designs which grab the attention of the world. Wonderful designs like these imaginative photo manipulations visualizing the future are a great example of a very creative product of Adobe Photoshop. Not only plain 2D graphic Photoshop can produce because…

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25 All-Time Favorite 3D Text Effect Photoshop Tutorials

Adobe Photoshop is usually the main option to consider when it comes to graphic design. It is indeed the industry standard for digital-image editing and graphics creation. Throughout history, nothing can outshine the capabilities of this amazing image editing tool. And now that Adobe Photoshop CS6 has been released, there are lots of new features…

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How To Install Adobe Photoshop Text Styles

Adobe Photoshop, the most powerful image editing software, is unquestionably a great tool to make stunning digital arts and epic text effects. There are more than thousands of great free Photoshop text tutorials around the web but following the step by step procedures makes your golden time waste. But if you are really willing to learn…

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20 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials of July 2012

It is certain that nothing can outshine the capabilities and functionality of Adobe Photoshop in the present times as it performs a big part in the field of technology. This is one of the best image editing tools and perhaps, the most widely used software. Anyone who aspires to venture into creating digital artworks must put Adobe Photoshop to their…

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How to Create an Awesome Web Portfolio Layout in Photoshop

Final Product What You’ll Be Creating (Click to view full-size image) In this tutorial we will create a web portfolio layout using Photoshop; everything will be done from scratch and some icons, and images from different resources. I hope you’re ready because these will definitely a great learning experience for all the newbie’s out there…

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20 Basic yet Useful Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

As an efficient graphic designer, you always find a way to make your works almost perfect in a short time, thus, some time-saving techniques are always in your workflow like these Photoshop Keyboard shortcuts. On that way, you can easily boost your productivity and produce more works which results to a higher profit margin. If you like using…

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20 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials of June 2012

Here’s a collection of the best Photoshop tutorials released in June 2012. In this collection, you’ll find a lot of photo manipulation tutorials such as creating vector and surreal scene that will teach you how to create some extraordinary places like apocalyptic scene, a dark city with meteorite fall, a frozen scene inspired by the movie…

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Latest Photoshop CS6 Text and Photo Effects Tutorials

Along with the release of Adobe Photoshop CS6, many people especially graphic designers and/or digital artists switch or upgrade to it right away. It’s not just because they want to follow the trend, but it’s because they want to utilize the newest powerful feature and tool such as camera raw 7, liquify processing, background saving, content…

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Top Non-Destructive Photoshop Techniques

The creative process is not a linear one. As artists and designers, we often set off in one direction only to decide that the proper solution lies somewhere else completely. Unfortunately, many of the creative software packages we use (Photoshop in particular) can be pretty unforgiving when in comes to making changes late in the game. Sure,…

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Creating Photoshop Brushes using Adobe Illustrator Objects

Creating Photoshop Brushes with Illustrator Shapes. Easy. Seamless workflow. Great results! In this sample I am using stars, circles and lines. You can use any shape desired to achieve the look you want to get. 1. With the Ellipse tool selected, create a perfect circle (best to draw from center: hold down the option/alt and…

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Adobe Creative Cloud to Launch This Spring, Include Muse 1.0, More

When the Creative Cloud goes live this spring it will be accompanied by Creative Suite 6, Adobe Touch Apps, Muse 1.0 and a preview version of Adobe Edge. Adobe Edge is Adobe’s new HTML5 motion and interaction design tool that is bringing Flash-like animation to Websites and mobile apps using the latest capabilities of HTML,…

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Adobe: Here’s why Creative Cloud is worth $600 a year

Unimpressed by Adobe Systems’ Creative Cloud, its forthcoming $50-per-month subscription plan? Adobe wants to change your mind. The company offered some new details today to show people that the Creative Cloud plan gets people access to more than just the full Creative Suite (CS) Master Collection and tablet-oriented Touch programs. Specifically, according to Scott Morris,…

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