How to Create a Hand-Lettered T-Shirt Design in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I would like to share with you the artistic process of creating a unique, personalised hand-lettering design and transforming it digitally into a ready-to-print T-shirt design. We will begin with a concept sketch and move on to learn how to vector the design in Adobe Illustrator.Along the way, you...
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Accentuating Paragraphs With Borders and Shading

How to use borders and shading features to make your designs pop by adding a colored box behind a paragraph or a line around it, in any version of InDesign. The post Accentuating Paragraphs With Borders and Shading appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Digitally Paint Dimension and Texture in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingHow do you add volume and texture to digital paintings?Simple. Just reference real-life objects! Digital painting is difficult for many people, but it's really all about patience and giving yourself adequate time to develop details to the best of your ability.So today, we're going to tackle this challenge by painting three French-inspired...
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How to Create a Ruby Gemstone Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to learn how to create a simple ruby gemstone icon, using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes and tools. So, assuming you already have the software up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Ruby Gemstone Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC 2018 Difficulty: Beginner Topics...
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35+ Awesome French Design Tutorials and Articles on Envato Tuts+

Looking for graphic design and illustration tutorials in French? Check out this list of awesome French tutorials.Enter the Translation ProjectWhen you're a beginner, it's always interesting to find a useful tutorial on what you are doing—or attempting to do. My first encounter with Envato's tutorials was when it was called PSDTuts+, with a tutorial by Alvaro Guzman, back...
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What’s the Difference Between Lightroom Profiles and Presets?

Lightroom profiles are better than presets, but there are some things you should know. Profiles solve significant problems with presets – many that could not be solved without introducing something new. In this post, you’ll learn the difference between profiles and presets and why profiles are the future. Although this is about Lightroom, the same...
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How to Create a Surreal Poster Design in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to use key design techniques to create a striking poster design in Adobe Photoshop. What You Will Need You'll need access to Adobe Photoshop—if you don't have the software, you can download a trial from the Adobe website. You'll also need the following resources: Cordillera...
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How to Create a Surreal Water Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I'll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create a surreal piece featuring a giant fish trying to swallow the moon. First, we'll build the base scene of the sea and add the fish. After that, we'll add the moon, paint the bubbles, and create the water's splashes. We'll...
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The Details Panel in Photoshop Shake Reduction

30 Second Photoshop – The Return Its great to be back making videos again and to bring back the 30 Second Photoshop section. These short videos are handy hints and tips that don’t warrant a time consuming explanation. If you have a tip you think would fit well into this series let us know through...
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How to Create a Beer Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I will show you how to create a beer text effect in Adobe Photoshop using layer styles, brushes, filters, and clipping masks. For this tutorial, I chose the word "PROSIT!", a German word which means "Cheers!" in English.If you like to use styled text in your projects, there are many...
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How to Create a Letter Characters Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a letter characters text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to create a simple piece of text and how to convert it to vector shapes. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to stylize your...
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To update Mac OS or not to update: a question for InDesign users

Photo by Alexandre Godreau on Unsplash In a few hours, all who run Mac OS will receive a long awaited, very welcome free update. On the 25th of September Mac OS 10.14 will be distributed to all our Macs. As occurs each year, in the forthcoming months, I’ll be fighting online with people suggesting not...
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New Course: Adobe Illustrator for Beginners

If you’ve never opened Illustrator before—or if you’ve opened it and struggled—our new course is for you! From the Top: Adobe Illustrator for Beginners will show you the easy way to make beautiful artwork in Adobe Illustrator.What You’ll LearnIn this course, you’re going to learn everything you need to get up and running using Adobe Illustrator...
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InDesign Tutorials | 10 Things You Can Create With InDesign

If you’re new to InDesign, or feeling stuck in a rut with creating the same sorts of items, this list of InDesign tutorials will help you discover a wide range of exciting things you can create. From magazine cover tutorials to EPUB tutorials, and everything in-between, you might discover something you’d never thought you could...
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