10 Tutorials on How to Create Fire Text Effects In Photoshop

Creating fire text effects can surely add the hotness that you’ve been looking for to incorporate with your fiery artworks. Sure, there are lots of fire layer styles that you can use to add such text effect in Photoshop. In order to achieve the necessary spiciness for your graphic designs, however, you need to create…

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Creative Cloud Limited Time Offers – Exclusive For CS Customers

Creative Suite 3, 4, 5 or 6 are eligible for special introductory pricing of $29.99 for the first year. The 2014 release of Creative Cloud includes all-new versions of your favorite desktop apps — including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro — with hundreds of new features and performance improvements. Do your best work more efficiently…

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How Sweet! Chocolate Text Vector Effect Tutorial

Create beautiful chocolate text vector effects ready for candy packaging or advertisements in no time flat! Tutorial Details: How Sweet! Chocolate Text Vector Tutorial Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Gradients, Blends, and Drop Shadows Estimated Completion Time: 45 Minutes Final Image: How Sweet! Chocolate Text Vector Tutorial Step 1: Chocolate Text Vector Start…

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Design a Professional Magazine Cover

When you design some front covers for your personal album or magazine, it usually takes a long while to do so. Sometimes, you can be inspired when looking at other designs such as this. (View This Tutorial)…

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Exclusive Kelbyone Members Cyber Deals

Are you looking for the perfect gift for this holiday season? Look no further! If you are a KelbyOne member, then CHECK out the HUGE Cyber Weekend Deals that are NOW AVAILABLE with our trusted Partner, B&H! You can find these savings after you log in, on the KelbyOne.com Members only page. These EXCLUSIVE DEALS…

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A Shortcut to Constrain Transformations

This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on November 20, 2014. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and Keyboard Shortcut of the Week, along with roundups of new articles at InDesignSecrets and CreativePro, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll all the…

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Deke’s Techniques 371: Creating Secret Message Type in Photoshop

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke transforms ordinary type into mysteriously almost-disappearing type effect in Photoshop. It reminds me of the invisible ink we used to employ to pass each other meaningless secret messages when I was a kid.The effect begins with what is actually a drop shadow applied to text that has…

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New lynda.com Course: Creating Fixed Layout EPUBs with InDesign CC

Most InDesign users would love to have a simple, export-once-you’re-done way to turn their layouts into digital publications. Digital pubs that include not just the fonts, colors, and layout (like a PDF), but also any interactive elements (video, buttons, animation) they care to add, and have that miracle file and its buttons and gizmos work, dangit, on…

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Adobe Drops DPS Single Edition Support from Creative Cloud

 [Editor’s note: This article is in two parts. First, an article by Bob Levine; followed by additional notes by David Blatner.] Adobe is announcing today that it will be “retiring” the Digital Publishing Suite Single Edition (DPS SE) from the Adobe Creative Cloud on May 1 (2015) and removing it as a purchasable product from Adobe.com even sooner,…

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How to Create an Awesome Fiery Grim Reaper by Combining Images

We will create an intense and grim death manipulation using blending modes and other techniques. The tutorial it is easy to follow and can be completed even by complete beginners. Be aware of my use of blending modes in order to quickly achieve spectacular effects and skip complicated selection. What you’ll be creating In this…

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Transpose it!

InCopy contains a slew of hidden features that are often overlooked by users who use InCopy every day. I was reminded of this recently while working on a project where a user had copied numeric data from an excel spreadsheet that contained incorrect data. It turns out that the data supplied to them, had the…

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Making a Beautiful Scene under Water

This will teach you how to create an underwater mermaid in Photoshop using some simple blending techniques and layer adjustments. You can practice this beautiful photo manipulation using other underwater backgrounds to create something truly unique. Undersea photo manipulations are among my favorites Photoshop artworks. (View This Tutorial)…

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30 Web Designs That Have Beautiful Illustrations

Using custom illustrations in your website’s design can give your visitors unique and eye-grabbing visuals that they will remember. If you’re exploring the idea of using illustrations in your site, check out this showcase. The post 30 Web Designs That Have Beautiful Illustrations appeared first on Design Instruct…

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How to Create Custom Smoke Brushes in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingSmoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dizzyingly complex…

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This Week in InDesign Articles, Number 128

Hey, did you see our new 3-minute PePcon video yet? If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like going to a PePcon, this should give you a good idea. And, once you finish that, take a moment to peruse this list of terrific articles and videos I’ve compiled! InCopy users take note: Chad Chelius has posted…

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Christmas Portrait Workshop

Here’s a unique opportunity to get some hands-on experience on a photo shoot with a festive theme on Sunday 7th December Click here for more information or to book your place  I’ll be joining forces with Andrew Dobell from Creative Edge who was the mastermind behind the recent Halloween shoot. Also joining us is make-up…

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Making a Sophisticated 3D Text Art in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop CC’s Shape Attributes and 3D capabilities to create a simple, yet sophisticated 3D letters on a shelf text effect. The focus is on creating the shapes, working with the materials, and modifying the lighting in order to get the soft, kind of vintage looking final result…

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