How to Create a 3D Marquee Bulb Sign Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you some tips and tricks to create a marquee bulb sign text effect using Photoshop’s 3D tools and settings, along with a few images, textures, layer styles, and adjustment layers. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets…

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How to Create a Mock Haynes Manual Cover in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingBefore the days of the internet, a Haynes manual was your only source for DIY help. Those dark days may be long gone, but the charm of the Haynes manual lives on in the form of ‘mock’ designs which advise readers on a range of amusing topics, from marriage to pensioners.Here, we’ll…

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InDesign Basics: Making a Photo Grid

You can use two of InDesign’s lesser-known tools to create a quick and easy grid of photos or other images. Well, one is a tool and the other isn’t so much a tool, but more of a hidden function. Semantics aside, use these two helpers to create a photo grid either as empty frames on…

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How to Create a Cartoon Polar Bear Portrait in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingToday we will create a portrait of an adorable cartoon polar bear. This tutorial is adapted for beginners, and it is very easy to follow. And, as always, we’ll use basic shapes and warp effects. If you want any inspiration for your polar bear or for any added designs/decorations, then feel free to…

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101 Awesome Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

What You’ll Be CreatingExpand your creative skills with this incredible set of Illustrator tutorials that cover a wide range of subjects, from simple icons to patterns and detailed illustrations.101 Awesome Adobe Illustrator Tutorials How to Create a Wind Rose Compass Symbol Illustration in Adobe Illustrator Take a look at the process of creating a beautiful…

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Top Posts of 2017

With the 2017 calendar dwindling down to just a few pages, it’s a good time to take a peek back at the most popular articles we published this year. The following ten posts got the most views of any new content we published. And we published a lot! 293 posts, in all. Roughly, 200,000 words dedicated to…

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Building Accessible EPUBs with InDesign

This article appeared in Issue 104 of InDesign Magazine. Kevin Callahan details how to build ebooks with a strong foundation to reach more readers. As you go about your day, you may not think about examples of accessibility, but you can find them everywhere. Think about crossing the street at the corner: a curb cut makes it…

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How to Create an 80s-Inspired Double Exposure Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingHere’s an ode to 80s power suits and supreme boss chicks. Learn how to create an epic 80s-inspired photo manipulation in Adobe Photoshop. Today, I’ll cover how to style a person from scratch before adding cityscape images for an awesome double exposure effect. Get inspired! Find more 80s-inspired effects on Envato Market…

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How to Create a Mountain Rescue Unit Badge in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn the following steps you will learn how to create a mountain rescue unit vector badge in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create the main badge shape. Using basis vector shape building techniques and some warp effects, you will learn…

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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel—A Look at the New 2018 Update

Get updated on the latest features to Adobe Photoshop. Check out the quick video below.If you’re looking for amazing premium Photoshop brushes, head on over to GraphicRiver.Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Brush Panel Adobe recently unveiled a suite of new additions to Creative Cloud for 2018. Today, we’ll go over a few of the latest updates…

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How to Create a Power Scene Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I’ll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create a power scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques. First, we’ll build the base environment using images of the sky and buildings. After that, we’ll add the flying rocks and lightning and blend them together using adjustment layers, masking,…

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InDesign Template of the Month: Booklet

Time for another free template for our Premium members! (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This month it’s a template for a booklet. The template is in letter format (8.5″ × 11″), and it comes with 24 pages, controlled by 6 master page designs, with additional page elements you can use to create custom designs…

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How to Create a Lego Batman Figurine in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to spend some quality play time together and unleash our inner child by learning how to create a digital version of the awesome Lego Batman. Woohoo! We’re going to do all that in Adobe Illustrator, using simple geometric shapes that we’re going to adjust here and there…

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How to Create an Egyptian Goddess Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingEgypt wasn’t built in a day. But you can certainly tackle this tutorial!Today we’re going to have fun making this beautiful goddess for a dramatic and theatrical portrait. Learn how to create an Egyptian-inspired photo manipulation using free stocks and filters. Get inspired! Find more incredible resources on Envato Market.Tutorial AssetsThe following…

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How to Create a Vintage Botanical Flyer in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingWith spring just around the corner, this flyer has a fresh, pretty design that feels spot on for the season ahead. Easily adaptable to suit country fairs, farmers’ markets or community events, it’s also quick and easy to put together using InDesign and Photoshop.Looking for more flower images? You can find lovely botanical…

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How to Create a #Women2Drive Poster in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingDid you know, the Gulf kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that bans women (both Saudi and foreign) from driving? Only men are allowed a driving licence, and women who attempt to drive in public risk being arrested or fined.Recently this has changed, as King Salman of Saudi Arabia signed…

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How to Create a Glazed Cookie Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s brush settings, layer styles, and adjustment layers to create a fun, bright glazed cookies 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…

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