Star Wars Vector Art Exhibit of Orlando Arocena

In advance of a major Star Wars–themed art exhibit, at the Hero Festival in Marseille, France (November 7 and 8, with a second showing December 3 through 15), Orlando shared some of his popular Star Wars tribute images with us, as well as giving us a first look at some new Star Wars work.Tags: Vector Illustrator StarWars VII TheForce…

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Update available: Introducing CreativeSync in Dreamweaver CC

Big news! We’ve added CreativeSync technology to Dreamweaver, helping you design and add creative elements to your websites faster and more collaboratively. Access and reuse design assets from other Adobe apps with Creative Cloud Libraries, or even high-quality images and vector graphics from Adobe Stock. Designer to developer workflows for the web have never been…

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Create This Dark Matte Landscape Composite in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how you can create a dark, misty and ominous scene of a dark mountains by combining different stock images. We’ll create a misty scene of mountains and light from afar. You’ll also practice some essential manipulation, blending and lighting techniques. What you’ll be creating You will be creating dark…

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Instant HTML List Items with Keyboard Maestro

Instantly transform selected text into HTML list items wrapped in tags with this easy, efficient Keyboard Maestro macro. Keep reading Instant HTML List Items with Keyboard Maestro on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting & Training…

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Create a Rusty Horror Text Effect in Photoshop

Layer styles, textures, and blend modes can be combined in many different ways to create quick and easy effects. This tutorial will show you how to use them in order to create a simple, rough, rusty horror text effect in Photoshop. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial…

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Photoshop for Kids: I’m Stuck!

What You’ll Be CreatingAccording to my daughters, one of the best things about being a set of triplets is that their older brother is easily outnumbered! He may be bigger and stronger, but eventually he is always overwhelmed by their sheer number. So in this latest entry for the Photoshop for Kids series, I decided…

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This Month in InDesign Articles, Number 139

I had an amazing time at The InDesign Conference last week… the attendees I met were great, the speakers were awesome, even the food was great! But the conference isn’t the only place to find great InDesign information… here are a whole bunch of tips, tricks, videos, and articles you should know about: Have you ever…

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Learn to Create a Dark Halloween Photo Manipulation

Follow this tutorial to create a dark photo manipulation called “Forgotten Halloween”. You’ll learn how to combine different stocks, create a dark and eerie atmosphere and work with lighting effect. Learn and enjoy! (View This Tutorial)…

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Free Lynda.com Video: Adding Continued Headers to Tables

When I first started laying out pages using a computer, there were no dedicated tools and features for working tables. In fact, the software I was using didn’t even allow you to make a real table; we just faked it using manually-positioned text boxes and lines. It tedious just to create a table, and even worse to…

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2015 Black Friday Deals for Designers

Black Friday sales have already begun and there are some great deals for designers and artists like you. This includes 50% off 40% 50% off SparkleStock Products SparkleStock has a lot of great Photoshop actions, brushes, textures, and more. We have an exclusive coupon code that will give you 50% off any individual product or 20%…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 November 2015

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Battle for the promised land in customer experience Content marketing is where it’s at, with 300 percent more leads and 600–700 percent… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 November 2015 on Pariah Burke…

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Free Course: Coloring and Shading Line Art in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingAdobe Photoshop is known as a great tool for artists, and not without reason. However, it doesn’t work as magically as some people may think. It won’t color and shade your picture on its own—you need to tell it what to do, of course. And you can’t do it if you don’t…

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How to Install an Adobe Photoshop Action

What You’ll Be CreatingPhotoshop Actions can be an amazing time-saving resource. They automate a sequence of steps in Photoshop so the program can perform those for you. Several Actions sold on Envato Market and other stock sites produce some outstanding creative effects. In this Quick Tip we will look at how to install and use a…

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Let’s Create an Isometric Pixel Art Helicopter

If you follow this series of pixel art tutorials, you may already have in your possession a very nice car for your pixel art character in its pixel art world. Let’s add another vehicle to your collection by making a helicopter or if you’re looking for a quicker way to add elements to your isometric…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 25 November 2015

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Delegating and Outsourcing A lot of people get delegating and outsourcing wrong. You can increase your chances of success by focusing on… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 25 November 2015 on Pariah Burke…

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Try Adobe Stock Free for One Month – Ends Soon!

Here’s a great deal from Adobe that will last until only the end of November — Get 10 Free Adobe Stock Images. Offer ends November 30th.. Your first month will be refunded when you sign up for one year of Adobe Stock (10 images a month plan) at US$29.99/mo. (plus applicable taxes) Cancel risk free…

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Creating a Soft Glow Effect in Photoshop

Hi there I am Sian an amateur photography and fashion blogger here to share some simple techniques I use to enhance my photos. This tutorial is about turning a shadowed image into a soft glow portrait. The post Creating a Soft Glow Effect in Photoshop appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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