Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 October 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How the Flat UI Design Style Affects Interface Text “Wait, what? Can a design trend really influence the way we use text… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 October 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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Composite a Modern Matte Portrait in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a mixed media artwork using Photoshop and Illustrator. You’ll learn how to combine different stocks together, work with abstract subjects, create your own design elements and more. We’ll start this tutorial by adding the landscape, model and deer, then blending them together using adjustment layers, masking…

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This Month in InDesign Articles, October 2016

It’s a spooky time of year, but InDesign users can always take comfort that InDesignSecrets is here to help save you from the ghouli-ghastlies of inefficiency and confusion. In fact, we wrote a whole feature article on the kinds of nightmares InDesign users often encounter! But there are lots of other fun articles and videos out there…

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How to Digitally Paint a Haunted Doll in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingDolls are just plain ole creepy. And possessed dolls always have a way of causing infinite destruction. Inspired by the movie Annabelle, let’s create some creepy fan art to celebrate Horror Movie Week here on Envato Tuts+.Learn how to create this portrait from start to finish using the Brush Tool, Adjustments Layers,…

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How to Create a ‘Hellraiser’ Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to create a text effect inspired by the Pinhead character from the Hellraiser movie, using textures, shapes, layer styles, and a couple of other tools and tricks. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following assets…

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Enhancing Night Cityscapes

In today’s retouching video, I show you how you can enhance your cityscape imagery and create a gritty and dark night time city. The post Enhancing Night Cityscapes appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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How to Create a Scary Window Scene Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a horror scene based on the movie “The Uninvited”. You’ll learn how to combine different stock images into a cohesive scene, make a custom window, change the light and shadow, enhance the color, adjust the atmosphere, enhance the depth of field, and more. Tutorial…

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Apply Dodging and Burning to a Photo in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial I will show you how to apply Dodging and Burning to a photo in a non-destructive way that will make your photos really pop and stand out. 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…

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GoProof: The Modern Alternative to PDF Proofing

Every publishing workflow is only as strong as its weakest link. You can start with a great InDesign template, and employ all kinds of efficiencies and automation as you’re designing and building pages, but if there’s a big snag somewhere along the line, you won’t maximize your productivity. For many collaborative workflows, the process of getting feedback…

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How to Create a Vintage Hitchcock Poster for Halloween

What You’ll Be CreatingThe Birds is one of Hitchcock’s best-loved horror films. Released in 1963, the film is set in the seemingly idyllic and serene Bodega Bay area of California. Before long, things take a sinister turn, with a series of increasingly violent bird attacks casting a cloud of fear over the quiet seaside town. In…

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How to Create an Evil Dead Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday I have something really special and actually kind of gory prepped for all of you Evil Dead fans out there. Yup, today we are going to create a one of a kind themed icon pack that will blow your socks off, using some of the most basic tools that Illustrator has…

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How to Create a Frankenstein’s Monster Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingFor Horror Movie Week, we’re turning some of your favorites into creepy tutorials right here on Envato Tuts+! I had the pleasure of creating a Frankenstein-inspired photo manipulation from the classic 1931 black and white film. Learn how to create your own Frankenstein’s monster using Liquify, Adjustment Layers, and resources from Envato…

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How to Use Luminosity Masking in Photoshop

Learn how to use luminosity masking in Photoshop. Luminosity masking lets you make a layer visible according to the brightness value of your photo. For example, you can brighten your photo and then apply luminosity masking so that it doesn’t overexpose the areas that are already bright to begin with. You can also apply color…

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Inspiring Illustrator Artworks By Artists Around The World

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful software for illustrating that allows users to produce beautiful artwork, technical illustrations, and even graphics for both print and the web. Adobe Illustrator is a multipurpose vector illustration tool and its versatility makes it the most preferred choice among many professional artists and designers. In the past, we’ve published a…

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50 Super Awesome Adobe Photoshop Actions from Envato Elements

Want access to amazing design assets handpicked just for you? Let’s take a look at 50 insane Photoshop actions from Envato Elements. And learn more about this subscription service below so you can get signed up today!Get Unlimited Downloads With Envato ElementsImagine a world without download limits. You’d have access to incredible design assets created by…

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Rotating Text and Text Frames Independently

One of the most important things to master when you’re first learning InDesign is the concept of container vs. content. You need to select the right things (and with the right tools) to get the results you want when transforming objects. For example, you can create interesting effects by rotating text or text frames on the…

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