How to Create a 3D Warehouse Sign Text Effect

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s shape attributes, along with 3D mesh, material, and lighting settings, to create a 3D warehouse sign and add it to a background texture. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial AssetsThe following assets…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Hot Foil Stamping

If you want to add a touch of luxury to your designs, you’re going to want to know a bit about foiling. Often used on premium print media, like invitations, business cards, reports and letterheads, this is a process whereby metallic foil is applied to the surface of the paper using either a manually-operated or…

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Deke’s Techniques 612: Every Single Shortcut in Photoshop CC

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke takes you on a tour of every single keyboard shortcut inside Photoshop CC. This tour is relevant if you installed the custom dekeKeys shortcuts that Deke shared last week or are working with Photoshop’s defaults, if you’re on a Mac or a PC. It’s an around the…

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How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Create this angelic photo manipulation using Smart Filters and drawing techniques! This tutorial will show you how to create a dramatic cloud background, add glowing wings to an angel, and add some particles. Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Dark clouds ahead – rgbstock A slow fall – mjranum-stock Wing PNG 1 – evelivesey Step…

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Tip of the Week: A Shortcut to View All Available Font Styles

This InDesign tip how to view all available font styles was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on May 25, 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…

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How to Create a Graffiti Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingLearn how to create graffiti art from your photos in Adobe Photoshop, using filters and adjustments.The graffiti effect is part of Graffiti Effect with Pop Up Photoshop Action from my portfolio on Envato Market.Graffiti Effect with Pop Up Photoshop ActionTutorial AssetsThe following assets were used during the production of this tutorial:Brick WallMan PortraitGrunge BrushGraffiti Wall1…

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27 Free Tools to Help You Design a Better Website

If you are thinking about designing a new website or redesigning your old one, you are probably aware of just how labor-intensive the process can be. From wireframing to picking design elements to testing your design across a variety of screen sizes and browsers, designing a new site is a huge undertaking. You could do…

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23 Inspiringly Beautiful Portfolio Designs

It’s therefore essential that your portfolio design is rock-solid so that your future clients will have a great first-impression of you. But that’s easier said than done. It’s hard to come up with a good design for our personal portfolio because we’re our own worst clients. If you need inspiration and motivation to finally get…

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17 Sites for Finding Free Public Domain Images

Before we use an image we obtained off the Internet, we must answer these questions first: Can it be used commercially? Or is it limited to just personal use? Can it be edited/modified/changed? Can I sell/redistribute the image? Can I use it on my website/app/illustration/book? (Read more…)…

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How to Create a Colorful Salad Plate in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this new tutorial you will learn how to draw a colorful salad on a plate, but let’s choose a different angle because that means more fun. At the beginning, we will create a simple plate, and after that it’s time to get creative in arranging the ingredients of this salad: rocket…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 May 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 3 Good Reasons Why Planning Just Isn’t For You Typewriter / Typeface: The Legacy of the Writing Machine in Type Design How To Read… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 26 May 2017 on Pariah Burke Publishing &…

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Free To-Do App UI Kit

Do has 10 different themes. It comes with over 250 user interface components. It’s truly huge — it weighs in at 312 MB. Though this UI kit was designed for to-do app interfaces, I can see it being used in other types of apps and situations. Do has so many useful components — login and…

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Deke’s Techniques 610: DekeKeys, Custom Shortcuts for Photoshop CC 2017

Hey, dekeFaithful. Thanks for your patience. I’m here at last with this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode in which Deke shares his dekeKeys customized shortcuts for Photoshop CC 2017 and shows you how to install them in the latest incarnation of Photoshop.And to reward your dedication during our two-day delay, I’m not only sharing the…

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How to Make a Photo Look Old

Download Source Files Step 1 Open your photo in Photoshop. I used a stock photo from Pixabay (this one) but this process will work on any photo, so go ahead and use one from your personal collection. Step 2 Old photos are in black and white, so we’ll take out the colors by pressing Shift+Ctrl+U…

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