Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Best Upgrade Ever?

We’re all familiar with software upgrades. Back in the day, upgrades were packed with numerous features and were launched with fanfare and huge marketing events. I still recall attending the PageMaker 5 launch event, where, to a packed theater in NYC, Aldus proudly unveiled the new toolbox featuring a Rotate tool.Today’s business model has changed,…

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Garden Flag Mockup – Free Photoshop Template

I know how important it is for Artist’s to have their work put forward , create mockups and previews to showcase their art. Previously i had shared a long list of Logo mockup templates. Now i present to  you a free garden flag photoshop layered mockup file. I created this […] The post Garden Flag…

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Tutorial: How to Make a Weird and Wonderful GIF in Photoshop

How to Make a GIF in Photoshop As you may know, GIFs are taking the world by storm, and this tutorial, “How to Make a GIF in Photoshop,” is going to teach you exactly how to stay hip with these crazy internet trends. I’m going to walk you through 7 basic steps and by the end you…

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Using Upright In Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw

Often when we take images of structures we get this effect that makes it look like it’s falling backwards. In Lightroom 5 and later and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) 8 and later there’s some settings that can really help. For this explanation I’ll take a look at the settings in Lightroom CC, its exactly the…

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Photoshop World Payment Options Announced

KelbyOne (parent company to Photoshop World) announced today two multi-payment plans for Photoshop World in Las Vegas. With the two-payment option, attendees will get a subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography annual plan. With the three-pay option, attendees will get a ticket to a Rock ‘n Roll After-Hours Party with the band, Rebel Soul…

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How Focal Length Affects Your Background

There are many reasons for choosing one lens over another and which one you shoot with can have a massive impact on the final photo. Like many photographers I love the flexibility of zoom lenses and often have to make the choice of shooting with a wide angle and short telephoto lens. At first glance…

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Deke’s Techniques 425: Developing a Dark and Stormy Photo in Photoshop

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques video, Deke works on an exterior shot of the York Minster cathedral he used for last week’s mysterious interior panorama, and uses Camera Raw to develop an exterior shot that’s equally hyper-realistically dramatic. Here’s the before and after view:Let’s face it, you can’t always—as in ever—control the weather, your…

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15 Photoshop Tutorials on How to Design User Interface

The importance of a great, beautiful user interface design has never reached the end of the shore. While it floats and play with the waves of the ocean, designers on the other hand are trying to figure out how to lay an application that proves its usability. Not only application has been the beneficiary of…

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Audi’s app deepens brand loyalty while generating strong sales leads

Leading brands are increasingly turning to digital platforms to strengthen relationships with customers. Mobile apps created with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) provide a way for companies to establish a presence on consumer devices, build loyalty, create leads, and even drive sales. This is the approach the automotive brand Audi of America and its creative agency…

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InCopy 2015 is here!

Last week, Adobe announced the next major release of Creative Cloud, referred to as Creative Cloud 2015. With this update comes new versions of all of the major Creative Cloud applications including InCopy. The 2015 release of InCopy marks the eleventh version of InCopy and provides some new features to take advantage of. Updating to…

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Illustrator Tutorial: Air Plane

In the following steps you will learn how to create an airplane illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to using basic tools and vector shape building techniques along with the Pathfinder palette you will learn how to create the main airplane components. Moving on you will learn how to add shading…

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How to Create an Indie Movie Poster in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingAlternative movie posters are having a moment in the graphic design world. Designers and fans are creating their own quirky posters to advertise their favorite cult and indie movies.In this beginners tutorial we’ll be creating a fan-art poster for indie favorite ‘Like Crazy’, and look at how you can bring an authentic…

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Changes i made to monetize my blog

I can truly say that this blog is dead in terms of earning revenue , i have been using this blog to pour down whatever my heart desired but i never took time out to monetize it . Well i think now is the time When one is an artist […] The post Changes i…

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Creating Advanced Animations In Photoshop

  While animation in Photoshop is not a new concept, it definitely has come a long way in the last few years: The Timeline panel has been overhauled, video layers have been introduced, as has the ability to create keyframe animation. These additions have really upped Photoshop’s game. Even though Photoshop is still a long way…

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Dear Designer…

I wouldn’t dream of questioning your visual imagination. On the other hand… I see that you’ve created a business card in the middle of a letter-sized page. That’s not what “use white space” means. You’ve created your 24-page brochure as 12 separate reader-spread Illustrator files. Bonus points for taking the extra time to convert all your…

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How to start a Blog

12 Years ago i was looking for ways to improve my graphic skills and i was looking high and low over the internet trying to find some tutorials. Coming out masters in Fine Arts (Majors in paintings) with no knowledge of ANY graphic related software i was fascinated to put […] The post How to…

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Dude, Where’s My Save For Web?

With the update from Photoshop CC 2014 to Photoshop CC 2015 Adobe make a lot of great changes, as always there were the headline grabbers but there were a few little tweaks that didn’t hit the ‘wow factor’ but are still worth a mention. One of these is the move and replacement for Save For…

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