Fashion Photography Workshop Wrap-up

Last Sunday I was in London with a great bunch of photographers. I’d been asked to be part of a workshop organised by my friend Robert Pugh and hosted by Olympus UK at their Art Bermondsey Project Space. The day was themed around fashion photography with Rob running through a fashion set up with Profoto studio lights…

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How to Create a Font in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIf you’re a designer or illustrator who’s more comfortable creating glyphs in Adobe Illustrator, this tutorial is right up your alley! We’ll plan out our letter set, go over ways to refine the font design, and prepare files for use in a font-making program, all from the comfort of Adobe Illustrator.This tutorial…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 2 March 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. —vector-1481″ rel=”external”>How to Create a Classic Vector Painting with Watercolor Washes and Line Art Using Illustrator’s Art Brushes, we’re going to layer… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 2 March 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: What Are Histograms?

VibrantWelcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!What’s a Histogram?In Photoshop, histograms are those graphs that are visible behind the Levels and Curves adjustments. We’ve all seen them, but what do they mean? Take just a minute and find out!…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Layers Panel

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!The Layers PanelCreating detailed compositions will often prove to be a tedious task since you’ll almost always have to deal with a lot of objects and paths, making it impossible to keep track…

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Reshaping Objects

You don’t have to limit your designs to use just the few basic shapes you can draw in InDesign. Here’s how to alter shapes to make just about anything you might need. The post Reshaping Objects appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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How to Create a Classic Vector Painting with Watercolor Washes and Line Art

Using Illustrator’s Art Brushes, we’re going to layer watercolor “washes” underneath black-and-white line art. This technique can be used with just about any kind of imagery however, including original artwork, clip art and silhouettes. Here, I’ve used a simple ink drawing on paper as a reference. Let’s get started!Tags: Vector Illustrator…

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Deke’s Techniques 499: Creating an Infrared/Snow Effect in Photoshop

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques, Deke emulates an infrared photograph by applying the Channel Mixer. Then, of course, he applies it to some topiary elephants to create a snowy landscape. Because that’s the kind of thing Deke does: use Photoshop as his own personal weather machine. This effect works particularly well on rich-green landscapes,…

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30 Inspiring Love Vector Illustrations

February is the love month! And in celebration of this romantic season, we have decided to flood this month’s inspiration list with hearts, cupids, chocolates, dates, and many other symbols to depict this festivity! Indeed, it is only once every year where we can feel love and return the love in the grandest way we…

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Quark unveils QuarkXPress 2016 – Convert PDF to Native Objects; Copy Excel Charts as Editable Objects and Convert Print to HTML5 Publications; and much more

Today Quark unveiled QuarkXPress 2016, the next major version of QuarkXPress. Going to be released in the second quarter of this year, QuarkXPress 2016 is built on outstanding performance and stability introduced with QuarkXPress 2015. What’s new in QuarkXPress 2016? Probably most information you’ll find on Quark’s website (http://www.quark.com/2016) and in the press release (http://quark.com/en/About_Quark/Press/PressDetail.aspx?ncid=2166)…

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How to Create a Futuristic Metal Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this quick tip, we are going to create a simple Layer Style text effect, similar to the text effects that can be purchased on Envato Market. So you’ll be just using a texture, a pattern, and a couple of layer styles to create a bright, futuristic-themed text effect. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets…

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InDesign Magazine Issue 83: CC Libraries

InDesign Magazine issue 83 features articles on Creative Cloud Libraries, Overprinting, Animated Effects, Add-ons, and more. The post InDesign Magazine Issue 83: CC Libraries appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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CC Libraries

Integrated with Creative Cloud services like Adobe Stock and apps like Photoshop and Illustrator, CC Libraries offer some amazing advantages over traditional InDesign libraries. The post CC Libraries appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Add an Intense Effect to a Photo in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial we will add an intense effect to a photo using simple and easy techniques. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Resources Man Step 1 Open the photo “Man”. We will increase…

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Topaz DeNoise 6 – Upgrade, Special Offer Discount

Topaz is releasing Topaz DeNoise 6, an updated version of their noise reduction software, complete with new features. As always, the update is free to anyone who already owns DeNoise. And for those who don’t own it, DeNoise 6 will be on sale ($30 off!) from February 24th – March 20th. Please use the special…

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