Create Your Own Rust Brushes From Scratch in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingRust. That beautifully terrible oxidation of iron elements. It's a fact of life in our world filled with metal and machines. Time and moisture take their toll, and even our most magnificent machines deteriorate. For digital artists who focus on photo manipulations, rust is a reliable way of adding realistic grunge, texture...
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Photoshop Selections: Editing Just Part of Your Image

In Lightroom, all the sliders in the Develop module pretty much affect the entire image at once. So, if you wanted to affect just part of an image, you’d get the Adjustment Brush and paint over the area you wanted to affect. In Photoshop, you can also do that (well, to some extent), but if...
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Tip of the Week: Viewing Tool Hints

This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on September 17, 2015. 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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Creating Time-Lapse Videos In Photoshop – Free Tutorial

Photoshop makes it really easy to take a sequence of images and make a video, creating what is typically known as a time-lapse video. Check it out in this free tutorial — Creating a time-lapse video in Photoshop from Lynda.com. (posted by Jennifer Apple for www.PhotoshopSupport.com)...
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Announcing a NEW book from Scott Kelby!

Check out this quick video where Scott Kelby tells you all about his NEW book, The Best of the Digital Photography Book Series. Scott, the #1 top-selling author of photography techniques books for the past five years straight, has hand-picked nothing but the best, most helpful, most “oh, so that’s how you do it” techniques from his ground-breaking The Digital Photography Book series...
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Create a Night Fairy Tale of a Mysterious Girl in Photoshop

Create an amazing picture of a night of fairy tales and learn how to create beautiful toning for your work. In this tutorial I will show you a variety of tools to work with, talk about the creation of the composition and use of color, learn how to create realistic lighting. We also explore filter...
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Master Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop

Adjustment Layers are wondrous things in Photoshop. They combine the editing power of the Image > Adjustments menu features with all the flexibility of Layers. Once you master using Adjustment Layers, your workflow will never be the same again. In this short video tutorial, I’ll show you how to use Adjustment Layers effectively.Here's the image...
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How to Draw, Ink and Colour a Cartoon Car in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingCreating cartoon versions of real-life objects can allow people to do the craziest things with perhaps the most basic designs, while exploring their creativity to no end! Cars are no exception to this way of working, and many zany ideas have been concocted over the years. In this tutorial I will show...
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Exploring OpenType Pro Fonts, Part 2

Last week we started an in depth look at the features of OpenType fonts. Let's continue now with a review of typographic gems like contextual alternates, all small caps, stylistic sets, and more. See also: Adobe Drops Fonts, Leaves Users Stranded Contextual Alternates These are alternate characters often found in script typefaces to provide a more...
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Premium Tutorial: BBQ & Grill Food

Follow this tutorial and learn how to create a barbecue text effect in adobe illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create a grill with live coals using some gradients along with some basic effects and Transparency palette. Next, using a bunch of new shapes, some simple effects and basic masking techniques you will learn how to...
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So You Want to Be a Game Artist?

Artwork by James Wolf StrehleGames of all sorts are a part of everyday entertainment for many of us. The artists involved in the creation of video games, card games, mobile games and more are an essential piece to the puzzle in this incredibly visual interactive media. Whether you're aiming to work for a large well-known...
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Using Collections & Browse Pages in DPS

By Colin Fleming, Digital Publishing Evangelist Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS) allows you to design the experience in your app by organizing content into collections and by using browse pages to provide structured navigation to your content. Collections can hold articles and banners, as well as additional collections. This allows for deep nesting or navigation...
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Free Lynda.com Videos: Using, InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator Together

No program can do it all—and that's a good thing. Can you imagine one application with all the tools you'd ever need for creating layouts, working with images, drawing illustrations, etc? You'd spend half your day wading through hundreds of menus and panels. And developing such an application would be a nightmare. We're much better...
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