Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 20 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The Psychological Benefits of Writing Regularly A Manifesto Against ‘Parenting’ – WSJ 9 illustrators’ business cards you’ll want to keep How the… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 20 July 2016 on Pariah Burke...
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An Introduction to Adobe Capture CC

What You'll Be CreatingAdobe has launched a suite of mobile apps to support its Creative Cloud mainstays like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. I’m going to introduce you to one of my favorite mobile apps, Adobe Capture CC.It sure is a nifty little app, allowing you to ‘capture’ images, colors and patterns while on the go,...
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15 Photoshop Poster Mockup Templates: For Your Creative Designs

Looking for a poster mockup? How are you displaying your work? Do you include a realistic result when delivering your files to your clients? Are you taking your designs and showcases them in 3D, as they would be used in the real world, in your folio?Clients often have a hard time visualizing how a digital...
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InDesign Template Essentials: Tables and Cells

InDesign templates for Premium InDesignSecrets members: table styles for creating menus, coupons, callouts, sports tables, rounded table corners, and more. The post InDesign Template Essentials: Tables and Cells appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Deke’s Techniques 534: Animating Layers by Tweening in Photoshop

In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to animate by tweening layers in Photoshop. Yes, Photoshop. Lest you think that Deke lives in a world where you just make cool stuff for the fun of it, this cool thing was actually created in the service of an upcoming course that Deke...
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Create an Aquarium Inside a Light Bulb with Photoshop

Learn how to combine stock photos to create a saltwater aquarium inside a light bulb. This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to combine and warp images and apply easy color correction. Final Results Tutorial ResourcesFree stock photography can sometimes disappear. If one of the link is broken, try using the “Alternative” link instead. Many...
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How to Apply Creative Makeup with Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to add a colorful, fashion and creative makeup to a woman’s portrait. This tutorial focuses on how to use colors and the layer modes. Final Image Tutorial Details Program : Photoshop CS3+ Estimated Completion Time : 30 minutes Difficulty : Beginner Resources Woman Necklace Step 1 Open...
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10 Step Tutorial: How to Design Flat Skateboards Using Adobe Illustrator

Summer is in full swing here in the states! It’s a perfect time to grab your skateboard and go cruising. Today we’re going to learn how to design flat skateboards and colorful vector longboards in Adobe Illustrator! We’ll be working with Clipping Masks, Stroke, and Pathfinder panel. Let’s get started! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty:...
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Tip of the Week: Using Optical Margin Alignment

With this InDesign tip for using Optical Margin Alignment you can create improve the appearance of columns of text by moving punctuation outside the column edge. The post Tip of the Week: Using Optical Margin Alignment appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Create an Awesome Facebook Cover in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingFacebook profile pics and cover images are a unique means of expression on the popular social media site. By nature, the two elements are rather detached. The profile pic appears next to every comment or status you add, whereas the cover photo is only seen on your own timeline. But what if...
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How to Make a Magazine: From a Creative InDesign Template

What You'll Be CreatingMagazine templates are a great foundation for making your own unique, creative designs. The sizing, pages, masters and basic elements are already set up for you, which means you can get stuck in with the fun part of the task—editing the template to suit the theme and style of your magazine.In this...
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Creating a picture of text in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a hybrid of text and a photo, resulting in a text which you can read and a photo visible through it. It’s a cool illusion and I’ve used it for fun and for paid jobs, including one of a musician whose lyrics I put over his...
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GPU Support and Animated Zoom Arrives (for the Mac)

Following the lead of Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC, the InDesign CC 2015.4 update finally added GPU support— beginning with Macintosh computers. We covered an overview of 2015.4 features here, but we'll give more details and shortcuts in this posting. As Retina and HiDPI monitors are becoming the standard, applications have to "push" more pixels...
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How to Composite a Ruins Landscape

Learn how to create this beautiful ruins landscape with magical shafts of light. This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to add ruined buildings to the peaks of a snowy mountain landscape, add mystical light shafts, and a marching army. Final Results Tutorial ResourcesSome resources may not be available anymore – this is one of...
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Envato Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, July Edition

Welcome to our monthly feature of fantastic tutorial results created by you, the Envato Tuts+ community! Every day, visitors like you take the time not only to read our tutorials but also to try them out. This is an assortment of those comment submissions found throughout the Design & Illustration section. Check out this set...
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Experts Weigh In: Websites We Love Right Now, July Edition

Summer is in full swing for many of us, and hopefully you’re all seeing some much-deserved vacation time. When you’re not outside enjoying that warmth and sunshine, check out of some of the best web design the internet has to offer right now. Last month, we launched our monthly series asking some of the web’s...
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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 July 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How to effectively and consistently tell your brand’s story What’s your creative ritual? Create an Editorial Calendar for Marketing Hillary Clinton speaks… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 July 2016 on Pariah Burke...
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New Course on Lighting in Digital Painting

What You'll Be CreatingPaying attention to the interplay of light and shadow can help you make your digital paintings look more life-like. So in our new course, How to Digitally Paint Lighting Scenes, digital artist Char Reed will discuss the theory of how light can make or break your digital paintings. You'll then get practical and...
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