15 Photo Restoration Tutorials to Repair Old Photographs

It is no secret that one of the noble missions of photographers is to preserve memories. And while the old cameras make it harder for them, the digital era together with its evolving technologies have made it easier for everyone to make sure that these photos will have a longer life than its analog counterparts…

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Interview with Illustrator Alfonso Elola

Alfonso Elola is an Illustrator from Spain. His works feature a style with a baroque touch that has a very theatrical and dramatic lighting. Let’s go to know him more in this interview. You featured many skeletal figures in your artworks, what motivates you for doing this kind of artwork? I like the skeletons since I was…

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Easy Canvas Prints Coupon Codes

Save now with Easy Canvas Prints coupon codes! Canvas printing is simply a variation of still photos, turn slides, negatives, digital photos or someone else’s drawings. While canvas art is typically created by hand, there are printers that can do this job quite effectively. Canvas printing is a relatively new type of art that people…

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Premium Member Benefit: Perfect Bound Cover

It’s time for templates again!  This time it’s a perfect bound cover for Premium members of InDesignSecrets. (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) Once again, the original template came to us from James Wamser of Ripon Printers. We modified it and added elements to make laying out a cover for a perfect-bound document easy and efficient…

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2014 Black Friday Design Deals

Don’t miss out on this years Black Friday design deals! You can save on a Creative Cloud membership, Lightroom, Photoshop actions/brushes/textures, stock photos, and more. 1 Year of Adobe Creative Cloud for $39.99/mo Originally priced at $49.99/month, this is a good deal if you were planning to upgrade to Photoshop CC. In total, you’re saving…

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Topaz Photography Collection (15 Products) – Only $249.99

From November 28th through December 1st, TOPAZ is offering the Topaz Photography Collection (all 15 products) for only $249.99. Whether you want to achieve stunning photo enhancements or apply artistic effects, this unique collection has you covered. READ MORE… (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)…

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Traps when Packaging Data Merge files

I often recommend that clients use Adobe InDesign’s “package” feature to collect all assets into one folder to give to another party. While it is not completely foolproof, it is certainly better than providing no links or fonts at all, or wasting time trying to find those assets manually. When packaging a file used for…

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Photoshop for Photographers – Book Review

Photoshop is such a massive and versatile program that its amazing that a book would be needed aimed at a specific group of users. The truth is, the tools and filters in Photoshop are so vast and flexible that this is probably the only way to learn the software. What makes this book stand out…

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Painting a Nice Cartoon Character in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you the steps of making a nice cartoon painting in an easy way. You can create your own cartoon artwork based on this skill. It will demonstrate you how to use brushes to carry out the painting works. (View This Tutorial)…

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How to Create a Modern Hand Turkey in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial we’ll take a simple image of a traced hand, palm-side down, and transform it into a beautiful turkey, ready to celebrate Thanksgiving in classic four-feathered style. The hand turkey is a traditional holiday craft in the US, created by kids for Thanksgiving and tacked up on the refrigerator for…

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Creating Dramatic Moody Lighting

Hollywood films, such as the recent Boxtrolls, are wonderful examples of how to achieve a dramatic moody look through the use of carefully directed light and shadow, the play of warm and cool colors, and subtle inclusion of atmospheric effects like mist. In today’s tutorial, we’ll use Photoshop’s blend modes, filters, and masks to transform…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 November 2014

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Tablets Aren’t Killing Laptops, But Smartphones Are Killing Tablets Tablet sales growth is declining, and Apple is selling fewer iPads every quarter.… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 November 2014 on Pariah Burke…

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PhotoshopUser TV: Wacom Tablets and Snow Animation Effect – Episode 400

Pete has a tip for viewers this holiday season looking to get a Wacom tablet. He goes through the setting up of your Wacom tablet and setting presets for yourself. Corey has a cool holiday snow animation using layer styles. Peachpit Book Deal Contest form Wacom Products Kelbyone Cyber Weekend This Week’s Sponsors: Wacom |…

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How to Draw a Muscular Body

Lots of men would dream to themself to be strong and muscular. The first step to draw nice muscle is to know how different shapes of muscles distributing on your body. There are not too many skills in this tutorial, but it will be benefit to you as long as you can get the idea…

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To the Point: An Interview With Ellinoora Laine

Hey Dashi! Thanks so much for the interview. Let’s start with what got you into art.I feel that it’s necessary to start by thanking you for having me! I consider your interest in my work an immense honor! My lifelong journey with art doesn’t have an exact starting point that I could remember, but rather,…

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What’s the Difference Between EPUB, DPS, and PDF?

I saw this question on twitter recently: “What is the fundamental difference between EPUB3 and Adobe DPS?” and I realized that I’ve been asked this a lot recently. For example, we had an EPUB track and a DPS track at The InDesign Conference and a lot of people wrote in to ask which one they…

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