10+ Photoshop Generators for Creating Instant Text Effects

Adobe Photoshop is filled with lots of exciting technology that provides a dynamic workflow especially when it comes to its sole purpose. These handy presets simplify the task and instantly turns nothing into something. From the humble beginnings of Photoshop 1.0 and its basic tools to the newest features of Photoshop CC, this software bridge the…

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Geometric Effects

One of our senior graphic designers, Margie Rosenstein, asked me to watch the new season intro for So You Think You Can Dance so I could see the geometric, vector-looking video graphics that were used in it. They combined a da Vinci-style mechanical rendering with a Minority Report-like computerized vector effect that was freakin’ cool…

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Photoshop at 25 – What I Loved When and Why

Today (February 19th 2015) sees the 25th anniversary of Photoshop so I took the opportunity to look back at some of the changes, and remember what got me excited with new editions. The post Photoshop at 25 – What I Loved When and Why appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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Easily Apply the Trendy Desaturated Skin Look in Photoshop

Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release) This is just about the hottest Photoshop portrait technique out there right now, and you see it popping up everywhere, from covers of magazines to CD covers, from print ads to Hollywood movie posters, and from editorial images to billboards. It seems right…

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Edit Sensitive Info in Screen Captures

Do you need to replace sensitive information in a screen capture? Let me show you a couple of tricks that may make your life easier. The post Edit Sensitive Info in Screen Captures appeared first on Claudia McCue…

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Customize and Declutter Your Photoshop Workspace

Everybody works differently and the way they work frequently dictates their organization. Daniel walks you through the six default workspaces in Photoshop and shows you how to customize the interface and create and save your own workspaces…

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25 Inspiring Vintage Packaging Designs

One way to make your design stand out is by using vintage styles. The following packaging designs are a wonderful source of inspiration. The post 25 Inspiring Vintage Packaging Designs appeared first on Design Instruct…

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Fixing Gaps in Hair

Excerpt from Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop Retouching hair is one of the trickiest retouches, because the Clone Stamp tool and the Healing Brush tool usually give you pretty lame results. So, you usually have to move hair from one place to another to cover the problem, and this is one of…

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A Simple Trick for Optimizing SVG Files

All web designers know that reducing the file size of their design’s assets is a good practice to ensure that their website visitors don’t experience long load times, and so their site doesn’t suffer the consequences of poor page speed. The post A Simple Trick for Optimizing SVG Files appeared first on Design Instruct…

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Create a Simple 3D Text Metal Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In the following Photoshop tutorial you will learn to create a 3D extrusion from a text layer, apply and modify textures and materials. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS6 Estimated Completion Time: 40 minutes Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Resources Crack texture Metal texture Step…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 2 February 2015

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. TextBlade is a new kind of physical keyboard for iPhone and iPad The TextBlade is a tiny, fold-out, full-sized set of QWERTY… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 2 February 2015 on Pariah Burke…

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Fashion Toning Using Photoshop’s Color Lookup Adjustment Layer

Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release) You see color toning and film-look effects just about everywhere you look these days in fashion photography, and you can recreate this look using Photoshop’s built-in Color Lookup tables (they instantly remap the colors in your image to create some pretty cool color…

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