How to Create a Sliced Mountain Effect Using Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to create a sliced effect in Photoshop by mimicking a 3D shape on a 2D image to give an object the illusion of being cut in pieces.What You'll Need In order to complete this project, you will also need the following image: Faraglioni rocks at...
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How to Create a Moon Emoji Icon in Adobe Illustrator CC

Not too long ago, we saw how easy it is to create a cute little Earth emoji. Today, we’re going to be adding to the project by learning how to create a moon emoji icon for the sleepy man in the moon. So, assuming you’ve already poured yourself a fresh cup of coffee let’s jump...
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How to Create a Vector T-Shirt Mockup Template in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create a vector T-Shirt mockup template!If you want to skip the tutorial and just use these shirts in your work, purchase the T-Shirt Design Template from GraphicRiver!You can also a try a similar tutorial of mine,...
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How to Create a Sci-Fi Scan-Line Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use layer styles to create a super quick and easy sci-fi scan-line inspired 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 this tutorial: Kenney...
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What are Widows and Orphans?

They might sound a tad Dickensian, but ‘widows’ and ‘orphans’ are actually terms designers use to describe unwanted stray words in typography. Here, we’ll look at what widows and orphans are, and share some quick and easy tips for banishing them from your typesetting. What is a widow? A widow is a lone word or...
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Quick and Dirty comb-style forms using GREP Styles

I was recently asked to assist with the creation of a large amount of forms that were intended for a print output. The forms themselves were a “boxy” format that also had comb-style fields to indicate how many letters each area of the form should be. The challenge with this particular brief was how to...
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How to Draw & Paint a Starry Unicorn Portrait in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingUnicorns? Outer space? Why not both! In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we'll mix fantasy elements in an otherworldly portrait.Before we get started, you should have basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, such as using basic tools, working with layers, and creating new documents. We'll work entirely within Photoshop, from start to finish.Looking for Photoshop...
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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: The Perspective Grid

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Adobe Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute! Illustrator in 60 Seconds: The Perspective GridAlways wanted to use the Perspective Grid but never knew how? If that's the case then you should definitely check out the video...
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Five visions of a PDF Day

In the world of PDFs or as we like to say Planet (of) PDF, a year isn't a real PDF year without an intense few days of industry knowledge sharing...
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20 Vintage Photo Effect Photoshop Actions & Old Retro Styles

Step back in time with an extraordinary photo effect! Check out this list of 20 amazing vintage and retro-inspired Photoshop actions.20 Vintage Photoshop Actions We will always be inspired by retro styles. And there is no better way to honor the past than to pay homage with similar creations.In today's selection of creative assets, we...
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How to Create a Comic Animation in CrazyTalk Animator 3

What You'll Be CreatingIf you want to show a story, there's nothing better than an animation—you can share what you've got to say through the look of the characters, their movements, and the sounds they make. CrazyTalk Animator 3 is a perfect program for this task—very simple to use, yet very powerful. If you use...
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How to Create a Llama Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingToday, we are going to create a llama in Adobe Illustrator. Actually, this was a request from one of our readers, and I'm happy to show you how to create this adorable animal. As always, we will use basic shapes and some warp effects. And that's great, because it means you don't...
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How to Create a Quick, Wobbly, Warped Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingThe Liquify tool is not only useful for working with photographic images. In this tutorial we will be using the different options within this tool to add movement, flow, and distortion to a typographic poster. Find a large selection of awesome fonts over on GraphicRiver.What You'll Need You will need the font Archivo...
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Digital Asset Management for InDesign Users

Theresa Regli demystifies digital asset management services and offers advice on how to pick the right one for your needs. The post Digital Asset Management for InDesign Users appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Create a Blue Night Effect in Lightroom

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to replicate the blue color grading seen in Tom Blachford’s Nihon Noir project. It’s a strong color grading that turns black skies into twilight skies. Although this is a Lightroom tutorial, you can replicate it in Photoshop using the Camera Raw filter (Filter > Camera Raw Filter). As mentioned...
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How to Create an Instagram Story Cover: Photoshop in 60 Seconds

What You'll Be CreatingOrganize your Instagram stories with beautiful covers! Check out this video below!Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Instagram Story Cover Making a creative Instagram profile is a really easy way to get more followers. Now you can organize your favorite stories with clever covers on your profile. This video will show you how to...
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