Make a simple LED Background

All sorts of random things can be turned into an amazing  portrait background but last year I was shown something called the Pixel Stick which looked amazing. It was a Kickstarter backed project that combined LED’s and long exposures in a way I’ve never seen before. Although the pixelstick was out of my budget the…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 29 January 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Barbie Expands Collection to Include ‘Tall, Curvy and Petite’ Dolls Barbie, long the stereotypical blue-eyed blonde bombshell, has been given a makeover.… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 29 January 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a 50s Fashion Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you’ll learn to create a vintage-style fashion illustration. The “Grease” movie with gorgeous costumes, wonderful music and a 50s atmosphere will serve as an inspiration for us. Let’s fantasize together about how an ideal dress for a dance should look.1. Make a SketchStep 1Create a New document, 600 x…

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Create a Bright and Fun Plastic Text Effect with Graphic Styles

Keep things candy-like and bright with this plastic text effect treatment tutorial! We’ll create a fantastic graphic style and easily transform it into a completed text design.         Tutorial Details: Plastic Text Effect Program: Adobe Illustrator C6 – CC 2015 Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Graphic Styles, Appearance Panel, Text Treatment Estimated Completion Time:…

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Meet Dreamweaver’s Extended Family

Okay, I’ll confess. I’m a Dreamweaver extension junkie. I’ve long admired the foresight and effort invested by Dreamweaver engineers to make the core functionality of the program both customizable and extensible in recognition of the ever-evolving needs of web designers and developers. And boy, did that effort ever pay off! Thousands of Dreamweaver enhancements have…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 28 January 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 7 WordPress UX Basics You Need to Know When creating a simple WordPress site, you need to get the user experience basics… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 28 January 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Vintage Event Poster in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingIf you’re a fan of Grease, you simply can’t forget the iconic dance scene, where Sandy and Danny attend a televised dance-off at their high school. In this tutorial we’re going to recreate the magic of the film and create a fun poster with vintage appeal. You’ll learn how to recreate the retro…

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How to Create a Beauty-Inspired Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingWhat can be more fun than helping Frenchy learn hair and makeup skills? In this tutorial we’ll create icon assets and a cute portrait bust illustration perfect for a spa and makeup mobile app inspired by one of the cutest characters from Grease!We’ll build each asset with the help of a provided…

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How to Create a Bird’s-Eye View of Retro Cars in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingEveryone feels a certain passion for retro style! Those extraordinary clothes, those fancy hairdos, the music and, of course, the cars! In this tutorial we’ll combine our love for the 50s, cinematography and games, creating a crazy mix. We’ll make an aerial view of a stylized Greased Lightning retro car, using basic…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 January 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Judging Films Before They Release These statements, more often than not, arrive before seeing little or no evidence to support such a… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 January 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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Web Viewer — Deploy your applications on the Desktop

With the recent release of the Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS), we make it even easier to enable a true multi-channel content strategy with the introduction of the new Desktop Web Viewer application. To create a new Web Viewer application, go to the Apps tab within the left rail of the DPS dashboard. Click the…

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Common Photoshop Content Aware Uses

This month Gavin demonstrates the most common Content Aware features that he uses on a regular basis. The post Common Photoshop Content Aware Uses appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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Announcing the Photoshop Tutorials Store

Here at Photoshop Tutorials, we’re proud to offer some of the best photoshop tutorials and resources on the web. Now, we’re also offering exclusive deals on some of the best design resources, eLearning, and gadgets around at the brand new Photoshop Tutorials Store. We’ll highlight some of the best offers here, and you can sign…

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New Course: Surreal Digital Painting

What You’ll Be CreatingWhat story would you like to tell the world? Surrealism is a style that allows you to express your feelings and thoughts on the world through your art. In our new course, Surreal Digital Painting, you’ll learn how to create a symbolic painting inspired by real-life events. What You’ll LearnFirst you’ll learn what surrealism…

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How to Use Adobe Fuse to Recreate the Drive-in Scene From Grease

What You’ll Be CreatingThe American 1950s were an influential time in pop culture. From Hot Cars to Fabulous Women, the 50s gave us a very recognizable style that is still celebrated today. Perhaps nothing encapsulates that nostalgic style more than the beloved film Grease. In that film, one of the most emotional and iconic scenes…

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