Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation of Valkyrie

Learn how to do this fantasy photo manipulation with mythological goddess – Valkyrie. You will learn, how to create dark themed background by using only two stock photos, how to add dramatic effects with particles and how to make depth of field in your work. Sounds interesting? Check it out! What you’ll be creating Valkyrie…

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Making of Robot Earth 3009 Typographic Illustration

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial was originally published in October 2009 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. During this tutorial, I’ll show you the process for creating one of my illustrated…

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ChainGREP: A Script that Gives You GREP Super Powers

In my experience, there are there are two keys to achieving amazing feats of efficiency and productivity in InDesign: sugar and caffeine scripting and GREP. GREP gives you amazing text processing and formatting power. Scripting allows you to handle a vast amount of work in the blink of an eye. So imagine what you could…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 March 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Why Long Form Content Will Boost Your Conversions 7 Blogging Nightmares and How to Avoid Them Why Millennials Avoid Impersonal Brand Experiences… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 March 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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March Madness is Here! Now Let’s Create a Basketball Icon

Welcome back to another Illustrator tutorial, in which we’re going to take a look behind the process of creating a basketball icon, using nothing more than the basic shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. That being said, grab a cup of your favorite coffee and let’s get started!…

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Orange and Teal LUTS and Photoshop Actions

Add amazing orange-teal and orange-blue effects with these free Photoshop actions and LUTs. Orange and teal is a great way to add color contrast to your photos/videos and is used in many movies and posters. It’s also being increasingly used on Instagram and vlogs. The best effect in this package is the “Berlin” look. The…

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Deke’s Techniques 594: Creating an LCD Screen Effect in Photoshop

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke takes last week’s emulation of a back-of-the-camera "screenshot" and adds a pattern that really makes it look like the pixely image you see on the back of the camera. Yes, this means Deke took his smooth reproduction of a thing that looked too ratty for him in…

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How to Create a Camo Fabric Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I will show you how to create a camouflage or “camo” fabric text effect in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to use some Photoshop filters and create patterns with them. Then you will learn how to use the patterns with layer styles to create the final result.If you’d…

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11 Tips for Creating Professional Letterhead

If you’re on the hunt for a new job or simply trying to build up your network of clients or collaborators, a printed letter is still the best way to catch and hold someone’s attention. Compared to an email, a letter has serious weight—it shows you made the effort to design, print and post it,…

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InPerson: Roger Black

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 InPerson: Roger Black appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Tip of the Week: Making Neon Type Effects

This InDesign tip on making neon type effects was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on March 9, 2017. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new tip, keyboard shortcut, and roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll down to the bottom of this page, enter your email…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 14 March 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Good vs. Bad Designers Forget Coding–Here’s The Skill You Need Most When You Start Your Career Exactly How To Spend The Last… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 14 March 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 13 March 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think Create a 3D text Effect Using… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 13 March 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Line Clock Infographic in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I will show you how to create a clock infographic template with six options in trendy line style and stylish flat icons. You will learn some tricks to make this infographic look awesome and unique.After reading this tutorial you will be able to draw any objects in line style…

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How to Create a Bold Floral Text Effect Quickly in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingUsing bold, beautiful typography with statement titles is one of design’s timeless trends. This tutorial will show you how to use simple selection and adjustment techniques to quickly create a beautiful, bold floral text effect. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial…

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