Create a Vivid Winter Aurora Landscape

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a winter night landscape featuring a northern sky. You will learn how to combine different stocks together and blend them correctly to make a cohesive scene. You’ll also learn how to create lighting effect, work with group and more. Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Stars…

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InDesign Magazine Issue 98: Animation

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue 98 (June 2017) is now available! Here’s what the issue includes: Wish you had the power to make sweeping changes to the content and formatting of your InDesign documents? You do! Chad Chelius explains. David Blatner shares his thoughts on the latest update to InDesign. Melinda Grant shares three…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 1 June 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Moving Beyond Demographics: Today’s Hyperconnected ‘Generation C’ Don’t Let Your Prejudices Rule Your Perception of Your Customers How To Use Facebook Live… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 1 June 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Freebie: 5 Skin Retouching Photoshop Actions

Retouch skin like a pro with these Photoshop actions that will let you heal, mattify, and airbrush skin with one click. It also includes actions for brightening eyes and increasing contrast; the former reduces redness and increases brightness in the eyes while the latter increases contrast without clipping highlights/shadows. These actions by SparkleStock are easy-to-use…

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How to Create a Set of Dental Care Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingProbably all of us know the very common saying that health is wealth. We all understand and keep in mind how true this saying is, but we often need some motivation or a reminder to live a healthy life. One of the basic requirements for being healthy is daily hygiene. In this tutorial…

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Clipping Masks in Illustrator | Design Tip of the Week

Clipping Masks in Illustrator Hey, everyone! For this short and sweet Design Tip of the Week, I’ll show you how to use clipping masks in Illustrator. They are very to do, yet incredibly useful in creating backgrounds, making textured shapes and cropping in objects. Start by opening the image you would like to be masked…

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How to Create the Justice League Logo With Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, we are going to recreate logo of an upcoming movie, Justice League. In the movie, the logo was probably made using 3D software. But that won’t stop us from recreating it using Photoshop and Illustrator. We will use Illustrator to draw the logo’s shapes and then bring them into…

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Of interest: New Data Merge techniques and quote bug

In the latest Colecandoo Youtube episode, four Data Merge specific features are covered, namely: Adding faux-returns to a data merge field to split over lines, and subsequent limitations of this technique; Using GREP styles to swap a character for a glyph during a Data Merge; Highlighting field codes so that they are easier to see…

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