Create a “Game of Thones” Inspired Photo Composite

Lately Game of Thrones season 6 has been aired! One of the most famous characters in it is Daenerys Stormborn. So let’s do an fanart for her! I loved her baby dragons. So I dediced to do an artwork of her with one of her baby dragons. You will learn how to use fire and…

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Carve Your Own Wood Texture!

Everyone needs a solid wood texture, and Vectips is here to help! The steps for this wood texture technique are very similar to the previous Brushed Metal Texture tutorial. It uses the same Graphic Pen effect but stretched a little more. It also uses the Warp Tool and Twirl Tool. Also like the other texture…

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How to Retouch and Airbrush Skin in Photoshop

Learn how to retouch skin professionally in Photoshop without making it look fake or blurry. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to reduce wrinkles and blemishes, airbrush skin naturally, dodge and burn, and more using all non-destructive editing techniques. Once you learn this, you can make everything from natural skin improvements to glamorous…

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How to Create Gingerbread and Candy Inspired Graphic Styles in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingFollow the trail of breadcrumbs to creating some delicious and fun Graphic Styles inspired by the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel”. In this tutorial we’ll create a peppermint, chocolate, gingerbread, and bread graphic style fantastic for text effects and transforming objects. Check out Envato Market for a plethora of…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The benefits and challenges of running a slow-growing business 6 Ways To Be The Best Designer You Can Be Design’s many roles… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 July 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Design a Vintage Book Cover

What You’ll Be CreatingTo celebrate the start of our Fairy Tale Week here at Envato Tuts+, I’ll show you how to create a cover design for a book of fairy tales with a vintage-inspired look. Vintage-style covers are big news in publishing right now, and clothbound covers are enjoying a well-deserved resurgence. Here you’ll learn how…

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All Your Creative Cloud Assets in One Place

Creative Cloud Libraries and the Creative Cloud in general offer real interconnectivity among the Adobe apps, no matter where you choose to work. And while they provide a convenient place to store and re-use assets, each app interacts with libraries and the Creative Cloud slightly differently. With so many pieces of the puzzle, having one…

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InDesign Trainer Survey

Do you have experience teaching InDesign in a classroom setting? We’ve put together a short survey (7 questions total) to gather information from InDesign educators for an upcoming issue of InDesign Magazine. We’d love to hear about your thoughts and experiences teaching InDesign! Click here to take the InDesign Trainer Survey. The post InDesign Trainer Survey appeared first on…

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How to Create Car and Van Emojis Using Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingAn emoji is a specific type of pictorial icon. In this tutorial, we will draw a set of car and van emojis in Photoshop using its amazing vector feature. We will start by drawing a standard van and car and then turn them into other cars, such as an ambulance, firetruck, taxi,…

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Create Floating Superhero Scene With Sci-fi Lighting Effects

Follow this tutorial to create an awesome sci-fi photo manipulation in Photoshop! You will learn how to combine stock photos and apply sci-fi lighting effects to create this artwork. This tutorial is recommended for intermediate-expert Photoshop users. (View This Tutorial)…

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How to Create a Peach Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIt’s official—summer has arrived! In many countries around the world, this time of year is associated with a view of the beach with palm trees around it. In my country, summer is associated with seasonal fruits such as peaches.Today, I would like to invite you to draw a sweet, juicy peach by…

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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: Creating Textures Using the Grain Effect

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Creating Textures Using the Grain EffectTextures are one of those graphic elements that can take your design to the next level. Even though there are tons of packs out there, I strongly believe…

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Top 10 Type Tips

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 Top 10 Type Tips appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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How to Create a Double Exposure Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingDouble exposure has been around, everywhere, for quite some time now. It’s an interesting photographic technique that combines two or more exposures into a single image.This tutorial will show you how to use some images, blend modes, and adjustment layers, to create an easy double exposure inspired text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect…

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Content First Web Design: What It’s About and How to Get Started

There’s this incredible shift that happened in the history of cinematography around 1970-1980. Before that point, a big part of a given film’s credits went before the actual film – “opening credits,” the name was. You can see this in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. You can see it in The Good, the Bad and the…

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Mystery of the Absent Artwork Contest Answer and Winner!

It’s time to reveal the solution—and the winners—for this month’s InDesignSecrets contest! Here’s the scenario:  You’ve prepared a full-color ad that will be printed in a magazine. In your InDesign file, there are just two items, a background photo saved as a JPG, and a vector logo saved as a PDF. But when you receive a proof of…

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