Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 18 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How and why to productize your freelance services Dropbox’s Paper app leaves beta to take on Google Docs CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 18 February 2017 on Pariah Burke...
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How to Create a Glossy, Puffy Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop's layer styles to create a super quick and easy glossy, puffy text effect. Let's get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Sleepy...
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How to Create Stylized Hay Bale Typography in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial was originally published in October 2013 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, its techniques and process are still relevant. As we push further into autumn (in some parts of the world) many designers...
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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself How to find high-paying clients from job boards… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 February 2017 on Pariah Burke...
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Envato Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by You, February 2017 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 month's...
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How to Create a Hollywood Sign Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop's healing and stamp tools, along with its 3D tools and settings, to create a Hollywood sign inspired text effect. Let's get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during...
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How to Create a Beautiful Moonlight Angel Photo Composite

Everybody loves angels or demons – this is really popular theme in photo manipulations. You will create something new on the fundaments of old theme. You will earn much tricks for making your own photomanips. Sounds interesting? Read this tutorial and find out how easy it is! What you’ll be creating You will need Photoshop...
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Create a Chilling Sci-Fi Scene of Cyborgs in Bubbles

This tutorial will teach you how to merge some simple photos and turn it into a fantastic photo manipulation with interesting effects and exciting lighting! In this tutorial, I will show you the basic techniques of retouching and creating a cyborg, work with color, blend modes, and much more. You will find a lot of...
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How to Create a Volume Adjustment Icon

In today’s tutorial we’re going to learn how to create our very own volume adjustment icon, using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes combined with the power of the Align panel. So, without wasting anymore time, grab that hot cup of coffee and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Volume Adjustment Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator...
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Copy and Paste Text Formatting with the Eyedropper Tool

Here’s a quick tip for those times when you’re experimenting with different combinations of text formatting to find the right look for a piece of type. Use the Eyedropper tool. It can make quick work of the job because it allows you to sample and apply just about any combination of text formatting options. To...
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How to Create a Pot of Daffodils With Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool and the Warp effects as well as how to make your images look better with some simple tweaks to Transparency settings—all while creating a flowerpot full of realistic daffodils!If you'd like to skip this tutorial and wish to purchase the...
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How to Create a Toronto Skyline Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to step away from the regular program and tackle something new for a change. We’re going to get our architecture hats on and build the Toronto skyline, using some of the most basic shapes and tools that we’ve been working with lately. So grab a cup of...
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How to Create an Informative Map In Perspective with Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial was originally published in November 2008 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques and process are still relevant. We're going to illustrate a map. A fairly simple directive, but before we go...
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What Is Flat Design? Design in 60 Seconds

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Design in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a new design skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Design in 60 Seconds: Flat DesignA huge trend in the design industry today is the use of Flat Design graphics. From infographics to icon packs and UI designs, these...
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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Simple Siri Tricks and Commands You Have to Try on Your Mac 90 Must-Have InDesign scripts (Free and paid) The Ridiculously Simple,… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 February 2017 on Pariah Burke...
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Premium Tutorial: Rocket

In this tutorial you will use Adobe Illustrator to learn to create an amazing rocket by using some simple methods and shapes, gradient tool and various options in the effect and object menu to achieve the final outcome. We’ll use filters like Blur to create smoothness and movement in some of the illustration elements. Hopefully...
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