How to Create a Fluffy, Feathery Ugly Duckling Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to create an Ugly Duckling inspired, fluffy, feathery text effect, using simple textures, modified brush tips, and adjustment layers. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on Envato Market. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production…

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How to Create a House Icon in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThis week we’re bringing you some special content, using a theme that is really close to all of us, which is why we had so much fun creating all the neat tutorials that are heading your way.Yup, it’s a whole week of fairy-tale-inspired tutorials, and I had the chance to work on…

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Adobe Photography Jam Re-Watch

I love demoing photography and Photoshop to my fellow photographers, so when Adobe UK invited me to speak at their Photography Jam event in London, I jumped at the chance. It was an amazing evening of photography education and inspiration. Adobe lined up some really great speakers and invited an audience of around 150 photographers…

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Dreamweaver Beta 2 is here!

Over the past few months, the Dreamweaver Beta has been downloaded by thousands of enthusiasts from all over the world. You have sent us pointed, clear, and incredibly helpful feedback. It makes us happy and proud to be associated with a community of users that is so passionate, involved, and intent on making this Dreamweaver…

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InFocus: July 2016

In excerpts from Why Fonts Matter by Sarah Hyndman, this article explains the psychological effects of fonts on the reader, for the purpose of helping you use type more effectively. The post InFocus: July 2016 appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 28 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 4 Ways to Verify Your Story Concept Is Strong Enough 10 Hidden Features of Todoist What Motionography Can Teach You About Improving… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 28 July 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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This Month in InDesign Articles, July 2016

This Month in InDesign Articles presents news, tutorials, tips, and more from around the Web for InDesign users. The post This Month in InDesign Articles, July 2016 appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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How to Create a Golden Laurel Wreath Vector in Illustrator

In today’s tutorial you will learn how to create a laurel wreath vector with the help of the Pathfinder panel, Blend Tool and Art Brush feature. The techniques described here will help you to easily create any shapes of wreaths, such as wheat, olive leaves and oak leaf wreath. So, let’s get started! Tutorial Details:…

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How to Create a Queen of Hearts Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a Queen of Hearts photo manipulation. First we’ll build the background with an ornament image and a rock one. After that we’ll import the frame and create the effect inside it with the Clouds filter and a nebula image. Later we’ll add the model…

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Add Video to Your Website with Dreamweaver CC

Video content is an essential part of web page design today. Many people prefer to watch a short video rather than read content, such as learning how to refinish a table. With the evolution of HTML5 video tags, it is much easier to insert video on a page than it was previously. One large advantage…

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Deke’s Techniques 536: Turning the World Upside-Down in Photoshop

In this weeks (belated, but) free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to use Photoshop to turn the world upside down. I’m hoping to use this technique myself this week, since tomorrow we leave for Indonesia and my first foray below the equator where I will try to remember which way the ground lies…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Photoshop’s Eyedropper Tool Can Pick Colors From Anywhere 8 Tricks to Take Better Photos With Your Phone 7 Ways Besides Sales to… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 27 July 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Design a Retro Theatre Poster in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingHow do you test a princess’s royal pedigree? By whether or not she’s able to get a good night’s sleep if there’s a single pea under her pile of 40 mattresses—at least according to Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” While the original tale is short, it has inspired…

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Chartwell Typeface: Update

In 2011, Mike Rankin featured the story of the Chartwell typeface. It is a collection of fonts that can display various graphs in one of seven ways thanks to clever use of ligatures: Pie charts Line graphs (with fills) Vertical bars Horizontal bars Rose charts Ring charts Radar charts Since then, the Chartwell typeface has…

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Aviation Apocalypse – Wrap Up

Last Sunday (24th July 2016) was the first Aviation Apocalypse workshop and after months of planning, building and testing ideas and outfits, it was amazing to see it all come together. The Gatwick Aviation Museum was the location for the workshop and I was joined by 14 enthusiastic photographers and two amazing models. In order…

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Some Other Free Deke: Select and Mask Workspace in Photoshop

Hey, my fellow dekeItarians. We’re having some glitches with Deke’s Techniques this week, and the free episode may not make it up until tomorrow. In the meantime, I wanted to suggest another bit of freeDeke that’s available over at lynda.com. There are a couple of unlocked movies on the new Select and Mask "taskspace" in…

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How to Create a Nature-Inspired Peter Pan Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” In this tutorial, we’re taking our text to Neverland, using some textures and images, along with layer styles and adjustment layers, to create a fantasy themed, Peter Pan inspired text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Mobile carriers aren’t doing enough to fight robocalls, senators say How to Make a Custom Illustrator Brush 10 Tricks to Make Yourself… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 July 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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