Tip of the Week: Scotch Tape FX

This InDesign tip how to create scotch tape FX was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on June 22, 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…

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Brand Style Guide Template

As seen in my Pluralsight course, Creating a Brand Style Guide, and in the articles, whitepaper, and webinar I recently created in cooperation with Extensis, you can download the free, royalty-free brand style guide template you can use to… Keep reading Brand Style Guide Template on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting & Training…

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How to Save the Planet with InDesign

InDesign’s dark user interface has created a lot of controversy since its appearance in InDesign CC, version 9.0. Some people love it, some people hate it. At any rate, you can control the brightness of the interface in Preference > Interface: When I was talking to an Adobe engineer one day, he claimed that the dark…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 June 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 15 Award-Winning Book Covers Dedicated fan identifies every Doctor Who typeface 5 things you didn’t know you could do in Illustrator The… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 24 June 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Music and Magic Workshop – Wrap Up

Music and magic may not sound like two photo subjects which fit seamlessly together but a few weeks back they joined harmoniously on my Music and Magic workshop. Based at the excellent Square 1 Studios, our subjects for the day were magician Anton Binder and grime artist IF-E, both of whom I’ve worked with before,…

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Create Your Own Custom Landscapes in Photoshop

Learn how to create your own custom backgrounds in Photoshop! You’ll learn how to combine and blend multiple landscape photos, mask using channel data, and finish it up with a strong gradient color effect. Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Landscape 1 – B-r-a-c-i-a-t-a Landscape 2 – B-r-a-c-i-a-t-a Mountains – Public Domain Pictures Step 1…

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How to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

Since Adobe Photoshop CS5, we’ve been graced with a tool called Content Aware. In its various guises, this nifty function lets you quickly and easily remove unwanted parts of your image. Here, we’ll take a look at Content Aware Fill in Photoshop. How it Works Photoshop looks at your chosen selection and the pixels around…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 June 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Boost Your Productivity With These Life-Changing Email Hacks Make It Impactful: Optimizing Images with Lightroom Why illustrators should care about copyright 5… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 23 June 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Free Download: 3 Awesome Actions to Create Watercolor and Acrylic Painting Effects

Turn any photo into a beautiful painting with these Photoshop actions by SparkleStock! To create the realistic painting effects, these actions combine Photoshop filters with seamless textures created from real watercolor and acrylic paint. These actions will work if you have Photoshop CS3 or newer so download and try them out now! Realistic Watercolor and…

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Photography Backdrops on a Budget

Joe Edelman goes into detail concerning his use of backdrops—a fundamental (yet often overlooked) piece of equipment for any photographer working in a studio setting…

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Create

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the process I took to create this Dance on Fire Scene in Photoshop. Have a try!…

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The Photography Slump

How many times have you found yourself wondering why after a period of feeling productive, you’re suddenly not shooting as much?…

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