Deke’s Techniques: The Challenge

Deke McClelland has a great competition running over at his website with some amazing prizes. I’m sorry to say that I’ve left it a little late to write about the first competition, as this finishes tomorrow (31st July 2012). Sadly this is the Photoshop part of the competition. There’s Another Chance Though Although the competition…

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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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InDesign to HTML5 Converter Kickstarter Project 25% Funded

It will be as easy as File > Export, very similar to the fantastic Interactive SWF exporter currently in InDesign, except that it will not rely on the Flash Player (and will thus work on mobile devices, including iPads and iPhones). The exporter will present you with a dialog with basic options: page animation type,…

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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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Illustrator: Patterned Gradient Stroke Effect

Illustrator CS6 introduces the ability to apply a gradient to a stroke. This means we can now create tubular looking line effects, without the need to use more complex blending techniques. In addition, Illustrator CS6 provides strongly improved pattern controls. We can now create not only rectangular pattern tiles, but also hexagon shaped tiles, and…

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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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