How to Draw a Cute Snowman Icon in Adobe Illustrator

Winter season is the time of fluffy snow, snowballs and snowmen! Let’s make one, too. In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a cute snowman icon using basic geometric shapes, the Stroke panel and various tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator to create a simple snowman icon with outlines. Let’s get started! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator...
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How to Create a Real Estate Newsletter Template in InDesign

What You'll Be CreatingLooking for an InDesign newsletter template for your real estate business or architecture practice? This one-page real estate newsletter template has a sleek and modern design which can be customized with your own text and images. Perfect for creating a monthly newsletter to promote your business or send out to prospective house buyers,...
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How to Use Brushes in Adobe Illustrator to Create a Colorful Flamingo

What You'll Be CreatingAdobe Illustrator is great for its brushes, but what's even greater is that you can create your own. In today's tutorial, I will show you how to create your own Illustrator brush and how to do some shading using the same brush. You will learn how to create a flamingo on a tropical...
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How to Make a 3D Text Effect Action With Layer Styles in Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingPhotoshop actions are great timesavers when creating 3D text effects, but they require you to pay attention to the right order of steps. Keep in mind that when you start recording a 3D action, almost every mouse click and keystroke will be saved in that action.If you are new to the actions...
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How to Create a Wintry Deer Portrait Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingWith every changing season, beautiful, fantastical creatures come alive. So in today's tutorial, we'll learn how to create a wintry, deer-inspired photo manipulation in Adobe Photoshop.Learn how to build this Photoshop portrait from scratch, using simple tools, Adjustment Layers, and high-quality stocks. Get inspired! Find more incredible resources for your manipulations on...
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How Do I Open and Edit a Template in InDesign?

What You'll Be CreatingLooking for marketing strategies to promote your business? This quick tutorial shows you the basics elements you need to know to edit flyer and brochure templates in InDesign. Brochures and flyers are still a couple of the most effective ways to get information to a target audience. Envato Elements and GraphicRiver offer...
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How to Create a High-Impact Typographic Brochure in Adobe InDesign

What You'll Be CreatingA tri-fold brochure is one of the simplest print layouts you can create. Without the need for any fancy die-cutting or complicated folding, we’ll be taking a look at how you can elevate the simple tri-fold layout to create a high-impact, design-led brochure guaranteed to catch the eye! In this tutorial we’ll...
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50 Amazing & Cool Photoshop Action Tutorials

With Photoshop actions, you can create cool photo effects with a single click. You can use them to apply fun filters, add color effects, or even turn a photo into art. So if you know how to create actions, you have a powerful tool in your hands! In this article, I'll show you a collection of...
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Working With Anchored Objects

Laurie Ruhlin shows how to use anchored objects to achieve maximum efficiency when you have graphics that need to accompany specific text. The post Working With Anchored Objects appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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23 Best Trifold Brochure Templates & Examples (Word, InDesign, & PSD)

Need a hand explaining your business? Try an amazing trifold brochure. Get the latest creative designs from this list of resources.23 Best Trifold Brochure Templates (Word, InDesign, & PSD) Trifold brochures are one of the easiest ways to present your business. They feature a creative folded layout that gives you plenty of room for important...
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Preparing artwork for a Tête-Bêche book

On rare occasions, my employer will be tasked with printing a book that is really two titles in one, but both titles are bound together so that the first title will read correctly until the end of its content, and then the content of the second title is upside-down and in the wrong page order...
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Tip of the Week: Smart(er) Guides

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: Smart(er) Guides appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Make a 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIf you're interested in Photoshop text effects, in this tutorial I'll show you how to create a 3D text in Photoshop in just a few steps. We're going to adjust its shape, set the light sources, create a material, and then render it all. Just keep in mind you need Photoshop CC...
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3 Free Inception Photoshop Actions

Warp your photos inception style with these Photoshop actions by SparkleStock. You can bend landscapes yourself with this tutorial or you can use these actions to do it for you. It’s the perfect starting point for surreal photo manipulations. Download the actions and give them a try! (Read more...)...
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Copy Just Part of a Chapter Title to a Header

Here’s a fun challenge: I have a chapter title here that has some extra text in it—in this case, an em dash on either side of the text. I want to put that chapter title in the headers in my chapter, but I don’t want those dashes. Similarly, I want to the put the author’s...
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How to Make a Pamphlet Template in InDesign

What You'll Be CreatingLooking to impress your customers with your next marketing campaign? In this tutorial, we'll create an eye-catching and professional brochure template that is easy to customize. Brochures are a staple marketing tool—they get the job done. Visually appealing, versatile and easy to edit: that’s what many look for in a pamphlet template...
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How to Make a Restaurant Menu Template in InDesign

What You'll Be CreatingAll set up with your business but still can’t decide what to do for your restaurant menu design? We've got you covered with this trendy menu InDesign template.A menu layout can make or break your customers' restaurant experience. A menu design can really define what kind of restaurant you are running. In...
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