Create an Isometric Pixel Art Park in Adobe Photoshop

This tutorial is part of a series called Isometric Pixel Art. We had a lesson called “create an isometric pixel art city hall in Adobe Photoshop”. While in this tutorial the elements we’ll cover would, in fact, be useful to accessorize other kinds of scenes, like gardens inside buildings, or terraces. Please review and enjoy…

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Create a Balloon Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a balloon text effect in Adobe Photoshop.You will begin to create the text using a font and then you will convert it to a vector shape. You will learn how to manipulate the anchor points to create a unique text design. Finally you will create a…

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Color Linework in Photoshop | Design Tip of the Week

Black and white linework is always nice, but sometimes a bit of color is needed to add a pinch of visual flavor to your delicious illustration soufflé . (Hooray cooking metaphors!) Let’s get into it and show you how to color linework in Photoshop. I’ll be using the heroic imagery of this guy doing a…

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This Week in InDesign Articles, Number 136

Rain has finally come to the great American northwest, where I live. It’s been a hot, dry, dusty, sunny summer (apparently some people really like sunshine, but I’m almost ecstatic to see the rain again). Fortunately, rain or sun, we can always find something to read or watch, such as… Haptics is the “science of…

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Create Stunning “Iron Man” Fan Art From Scratch

This tutorial will explain how to create stunning “Iron Man” fan art in Photoshop using digital painting techniques. It will begin as a sketch and then build up the artwork to create realistic metallic objects. It will give you some ideas about creating a nice, smooth metallic surface with Photoshop brushes! (View This Tutorial)…

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Beauty in Decay – Repairing a Photo with Photoshop

It’s a funny thing about me; if I see a damaged picture, sometimes I just really, really want to fix it. It’s almost like my fingers start tingling for the Wacom pen so I can get started. It doesn’t happen every, single time, but when it does good things usually happen. So, I decided to…

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Using Vanishing Point To Paste In Perspective – Free Video

Vanishing Point is an excellent way to paste one photograph into another one, and have it appear as if it is at the same perspective, of that second image. You can watch a free video at lynda.com, Using Vanishing Point to paste in perspective. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)…

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Say Farewell to Summer with a Delicious Ice Cream Text Vector Effect!

Say goodbye to summer in the northern hemisphere with a delicious, drippy ice cream text vector effect! What a delightful way to end the season.       Tutorial Details: Delicious Ice Cream Text Vector Effect Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2015 and Adobe Photoshop CS6 – CC 2015 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Appearance…

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Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, August Edition

Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the Tuts+ community! Every day visitors like you take the time not only to read our tutorials but also to try them out. This is an assortment of those comment submissions found throughout the Design & Illustration section. Check out this set of results…

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Free lynda.com Videos: Special Table Effects

When I think of InDesign tables, I think of one InDesign expert more than any other: Diane Burns. So it’s totally fitting (and totally awesome) that Diane has brand new lynda.com course called InDesign Tables in Depth. The course contains almost 50 videos, covering every aspect you’d need to understand to become a total Jedi…

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Is Responsive the End Game of Web Design

I can still remember the good ‘ol days when “making your design device-compatible” basically meant ensuring that it looked good on a 1024px-wide screen. There wasn’t much of anything else to do back then in terms of variety. Sure, we had some larger screens and resolutions getting popular, but as long as you managed to make your…

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Setting Up a Table of Contents Automatically in InDesign

Tables of Contents aren’t just for for books. They’re used in magazines, catalogs, manuals, long brochures and more. In this tutorial, Jeff will go through the ins and outs of setting up a Table of Contents from scratch including lots of tips and little-known secrets…

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InCopy Packaging Pitfalls

Several posts ago, I described the remote InCopy workflow that allows remote InCopy users to check out stories, make edits and check them back in without ever having to step foot in the office. It’s a powerful workflow but at a recent engagement with a client I was reminded of a few pitfalls with this…

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Animate a Cute Vector Bicycle in Adobe After Affects

What You’ll Be CreatingOne of the great advantages of a vector graphic is that it is not only easy to edit and scale to any size, but you can also make it move! Sound like magic? Follow this tutorial and learn how to make your cute vector bicycle ride on an infinite loop in Adobe…

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PhotoshopUser TV: Flame FX and Brushes – Episode 421

This week on PUTV, Corey has a tip on using the flame generator. Pete dives a little deeper into brushes and gives you some helpful tips in using them. This Week’s Sponsors: Wacom | mpix | B&H Photo | Kelby Training | NAPP | onOne Software | Peachpit | Squarespace | Expo Imaging | Intel…

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How to Create a Beautiful Underwater Surreal Scene in Photoshop

I’ll show you how to make a beautiful underwater surreal scene; A fisherman with the ‘fish’ submarine. Learn how to combine different stocks together step by step by using adjustment layers, masking, brush tool, and learn how to make light and shadow too. This Photoshop tutorial will improve you the photo manipulation techniques. What you’ll…

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Photoshop for Kids: Funny Faces!

What You’ll Be CreatingFun house mirrors are a great tradition of county fairs and festivals. There’s something particularly entertaining and humorous about seeing your face distorted into unnatural proportions. Of course, it’s all in good fun, and aren’t we all glad our faces don’t stay that way! So my kids and I wondered what they…

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