How to Create a Unicorn Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingA new request from one of our readers—a unicorn illustration!As with all my tutorials, I want to show you that creating cute illustrations does not necessary require usage of complicated tools and extraordinary knowledge of Adobe Illustrator. Today we’re going to make a unicorn illustration using basic shapes. We will use the…

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30 Best Photoshop Collage Templates

Photo collages are a great way to present your photography, artwork, and designs. And you can make your very own collage easily by downloading a quick template. Check out this collection of 30 premium Photoshop templates to display your memories in style. 30 Premium Photo Collage TemplatesWhether you want to get creative with your photography…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 December 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Four Steps to Making the Most Out of Your Meeting Notes 7 reasons why Google isn’t the only source of traffic shareFreelance… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 December 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Watercolor Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use a bunch of filters, brushes, and adjustment layers to create a simple, colorful, watercolor inspired text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many watercolor Photoshop add-ons available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of…

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Shooting Winter and Snow Studio Portraits

I love shooting portraits outside on location but winter can pose problems. Changeable weather and short days don’t help but cold, wet weather are my nemesis. So perhaps it’s not surprising that I find myself spending more time in the studio at this time of year. Being stuck in my studio doesn’t mean that I…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 December 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Rogue One is good because it ends 10 Things You Must Avoid Doing in Photoshop CC 36 Case Studies That’ll Help You… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 December 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Double Exposure Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingDouble exposure is a classic photographic technique whose popularity has skyrocketed. Thanks to current software, you don’t need to be a photographer to achieve spectacular and creative double exposure effects.There are many methods to make this effect using Adobe Photoshop. I will show you a simple way which can be recorded by…

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International Artist Feature: Turkey

For this article in the international artist series, we turn to Turkey, featuring six artists who create fantastic work, from illustration to graphic design and more! I asked each artist how their country and culture inspired their work, and they delivered fantastic answers. Enjoy!Muhammad NaveedMuhammad is a motion graphics director based in Istanbul, Turkey. His…

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Last Minute Gifts for Photographers, Designers and Artists

It’s almost the holidays and if you’re looking for a last minute gift, here are some great ideas that will ship before Christmas (assuming you buy it today). We selected items that can be shipped via Amazon Prime or are digital goods that can be bought any time. Wacom Intuos Tablet A Wacom pen tablet…

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How to Create a 3D Ornament Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s 3D tools and settings, along with textures, patterns, brushes, filters, and layer styles, to create a sparkling, fun, Christmas ornament inspired text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following…

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How to Create a Vintage Camera in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIf you’re a lover of vintage cameras, this tutorial will bring you good memories. We’ll create this retro camera with basic shapes and using flat colors to get a very cool result. Our camera is inspired by the Leica M6. If you’re looking for inspiration for creating your own camera illustration, why not…

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InDesign in the Middle East

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 InDesign in the Middle East appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Partner Overview: SQLI

Company Overview Founded in 1990, SQLI is a leading partner for defining, implementing and managing digital transformation based on the Adobe Marketing Cloud foundation.  SQLI offers comprehensive solutions for many types of business challenges. Through the WAX interactive brand, SQLI provides business level solutions like digital & social marketing, connected commerce, data management platforms, predictive…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 21 December 2016

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Are Pun Competitions a Real Thing? Illustrator CC Typography | New Video Training by Pariah Burke From logo design to illustration, from… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 21 December 2016 on Pariah Burke…

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3 Classic Holiday Spoilers for Freelance InDesigners And How to Avoid Them

The holidays are almost here! It’s time for gatherings and giving, for rest and reflection. And designers and production folks all around the world are finishing up the last of their 2016 projects before taking a much-deserved break. It’s wonderful, isn’t it? Well… maybe not for some freelance InDesigners who we spoke to. It turns…

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50 Awesome Photo Effect Tutorials

Photoshop is clearly our favorite photo editing software. In this article, we have listed 50 photo effect tutorials that will show you how to perform a wide range of tasks including age progression, Instagram-like effects, lomo effects, light leaks, as well as vintage and retro effects that you can use to help improve your photo…

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How to Create a New Year’s Celebration Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingSince the New Year is right around the corner, I thought it would be nice if we spent some quality time together creating a little celebration-themed icon pack using some of the most basic shapes and tools that Illustrator has to offer.That being said, grab a batch of 2016’s coffee and let’s…

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