How to Make a Rock 3D Text Effect With Photoshop Layer Styles

What You'll Be CreatingLearn how to create fake 3D text effects in this beginner's tutorial. You will learn how to create cool Photoshop text effects using Photoshop layer styles. Photoshop styles work with any font and are the best option when creating Photoshop type effects. The fake 3D can be used with any layer style and will...
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InDesign How-to Video: How to Create a Gravity Text Effect

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, David Blatner reveals how to add a gravity effect to your InDesign type. Using a somewhat obscure feature, he demonstrates how easy it is to apply a skewed effect to type on a path. The post InDesign How-to Video: How to Create a Gravity Text Effect appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Create a Glowing Winter Night Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create a fantasy photo manipulation featuring a winter night with glowing lanterns. First, we'll build the base scene using a winter image and a mountain one. Later, we'll add the trees and make several adjustment layers to enhance the color and...
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Futuristic Fonts

Andrea Leksen and Charles Fadem explore the realm of type that evokes space, technology, aliens, and the future. The post Futuristic Fonts appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Tip of the Week: Viewing Document History

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: Viewing Document History appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Customize a Photoshop Action

What You'll Be CreatingPhotoshop actions make it possible to create gorgeous photo effects in less time. Today, you'll learn how to create a cool double exposure effect, using incredible actions from Envato Elements.  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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How to Create Mesmerizing Inception Cities in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to bend cityscapes with a simple trick. You’ll learn how to use the Polygonal Lasso tool to create a perfect triangular selection and rotate it for a perfect fit. This tutorial is perfect for beginners and only requires basic Photoshop knowledge. What You’ll Be Creating Here’s a preview...
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How to Create a Cool Cut-Out Text Effect in Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps, you will learn how to create a cool cut-out text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid. Using a simple rectangle and the Transform effect, you will learn how to create an LGBT pride rainbow background. Moving on, you...
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Best Position for your Softbox

It’s really easy to get stuck in a rut of setting up exactly the same lighting for every shoot. It’s a comfort, you know what result you get. Check out Gavin’s video to show the difference a shift in the softbox can make to your images. It’s good to try something new!...
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Tips on Creating a Vectorize Image

Tips on Creating a Vectorized Image Creating a vector image can seem like a useless task but, for those who know their way around graphic design, it really isn’t. A vector image is a lot more adjustable than a normal rasterized image; an image made of pixels. This means that a vector can go through...
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How to Make an Event Flyer for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

What You'll Be CreatingLooking for your next promotional material? In this tutorial, we create an MLK flyer design that can double as a flyer template for any future events.  Whether you're a designer or not, this tutorial on how to make a flyer is easy to follow. Event flyers are great for promoting upcoming social...
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Create an Envelope Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look behind the process of creating an envelope icon, and see how easy it is to create one using nothing more than a couple of basic geometric shapes. So, assuming you already have Illustrator running in the background, bring it up and let’s get started! Tutorial...
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This Technique Lets You Create Unlimited Surreal Filters

If you’re inspired by the surreal color grading of photographers like Masashi Wakui, then this tutorial is for you. You’ll learn how to create your own surreal look with just two adjustments in Lightroom CC. Although this is a Lightroom tutorial, you can follow along with Photoshop via the Camera Raw filter (Filter > Camera...
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Reacting to bad Redacting

In early January 2019, a high profile case of “Redaction Fail” made the headlines when it was revealed that the redacted material could still be read if copied and pasted into a word processor. My initial reaction was of concern, because my first thought was that the redaction feature in Adobe Acrobat had a serious...
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How to Make a Boxing Event Flyer Template in InDesign

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a flyer template in InDesign for a sporting event. Inspired by the famous 'Rumble in the Jungle' fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in 1974, this vintage-style flyer design has a retro, punchy style which can be easily adapted to other events. In this...
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Create a Mysterious and Eerie Surreal Image in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an eerie depiction of a dream through photo-manipulation. We are going to learn how to create a seamless surreal image of a mysterious window-headed man in a haunting, desolate road. We are going to learn the process of creating depth of field using a few Blur...
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How to Make a Watercolor Brush in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingAlways wondered how to make a watercolor brush in Illustrator, but never knew exactly where to start?Although the software already comes with a default set of watercolor brushes, you can always build your own Illustrator brushes using three simple methods that I'm going to present in the following tutorial.The ability to create...
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How to Make a Photoshop Action to Create a Photo Art Effect

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to make Photoshop actions to create your own photo effects. I will show you how to transform any photo into art with Photoshop effects and how to keep these photo art effects editable using smart filters, which has the property of adding image effects to layers in...
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