How to Create Adhesive Tape in Photoshop

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to make a realistic adhesive tape (also known as scotch tape) by using Adobe Photoshop. Final Image Resources Annestown Scenery Step 1 First of all create a new document sized 600 x 400 pixels. Select some appropriate color, for example #7ca213 and fill your canvas with...
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Is this why Data Merge PDFs are “throttled back”?

Some time ago, I wrote an article about the difference between Data Merge PDF Export vs regular PDF export. The article highlighted the difference between the two PDF exports, but not why the data merge PDF export appears to have been throttled. Admittedly, this seemed more of a curiosity than anything else, and no further...
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Modern Business Card Template

Looking for a stylish, modern business card? This free business card template for InDesign is colourful and simple, and would be a great fit for creative businesses. Inject a creative pop of colour into your business stationery with this minimal business card template. With a trend-forward, clean style and graphic typography, this template is also...
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How to Create a Rain Photo Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to create an amazing rain photo effect in Adobe Photoshop. I will explain everything in so much detail that anyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time. The effect shown above is the one I will show you how...
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The Basics of Drawing Type & Creating Your Own Handwritten Font

What You'll Be CreatingEver wanted to give your digital layouts and designs a truly personal touch? In this tutorial we’ll look at how you can create a font from your own handwriting, for use on your computer. The tutorial will be split into three parts. Firstly, we’ll look at the basics of drawing a typeface. Then,...
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Zine Template for InDesign

Want to make your own zine? This free zine template for InDesign is stylish, easy-to-edit and printable. Complete with an elegant layout for the inside pages and a wraparound cover, this downloadable zine template features creative typography, black and white photography and an on-trend design throughout. This zine template includes a front and back cover,...
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GREP in InDesign Excerpt: Learning by Example

Get started learning the basics of GREP in InDesign in this free excerpt from Peter Kahrel's renowned book, now in its 3rd edition. The post GREP in InDesign Excerpt: Learning by Example appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Colour Management video teaser

There are a few questions we get asked about regularly and colour management is one of those topics. We had great fun in the studio making this video, we knew we wanted an awesome model to showcase some colours and killer moves, Beth Smith always delivers! Teamed with the fabulous make up and hair skills...
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Different Image File Types and Formats

What You'll Be CreatingIn today's article, we're going to tackle a more technical subject, which should be part of your knowledge bag, no matter if you're a creative tinkerer or a simple computer user.From file type to file format, we're going to explore the meaning of these notions and learn the most common image types and...
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Create a Pair of Binoculars Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Welcome back to another Adobe Illustrator tutorial in which we’re going to take a close look behind the process of creating a pair of binoculars icon, using nothing more than a few basic shapes that we’re going to adjust here and there. So, assuming you already have the software up and running, let’s jump straight...
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3 New Photoshop Mockups of the iPad Pro

There’s a new iPad Pro and here are 3 free Photoshop mockups for it. These mockups let you create images of your project on an iPad Pro without having to take your own photo. They’re a great way to help visualize your design or to make more interesting ads/graphics/etc. This free download is provided by...
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How to Make a Stop-Motion-Inspired Text Animation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingLearn how to animate text and titles for your website or feed with this quick tutorial. Today we'll learn how to create a GIF text animation inspired by classic stop-motion videos.Watch the steps unfold in this quick video lesson and get all the details you need in the written process below. Head...
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InDesign How-to Video: Converting Text to Tables

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, David Blatner shows how easy it is to convert regular text in InDesign into information contained in a table. The post InDesign How-to Video: Converting Text to Tables appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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New Course: Design a Project Proposal in Adobe InDesign

If you need to put together a winning project proposal, our new course is for you. In How to Design a Project Proposal in Adobe InDesign, you'll learn how to create a slick, professional-looking proposal that will impress clients and win new business.What You’ll LearnIn this course, graphic designer Grace Fussell will show you how...
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Tip of the Week: Take the Shortcut to the Bridge

Sign up for the InDesign tip of the week to get a new tip, roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! The post Tip of the Week: Take the Shortcut to the Bridge appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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