Free Webinar This Thursday

If you’re around this Thursday 16th October 2014 at 7pm UK time, then I’d love it if you could join me for a one off exclusive webinar in association with Adobe UK. The webinar is free but places are limited. All you need to do is register with this link: https://ccppuk1.creativecloud.adobeevents.com The title of my…

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Adding a Nice Photo Effect for a Deer

Simple photo effects can stand out your image. Now, this tutorial is going to present you the lighting and some other photo effects for a deer’s image. You can use the similar idea for your image or any other images. (View This Tutorial)…

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Create a Hauntingly Beautiful Cleopatra Mummy in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingHave you found your excuse to paint gore today? Well here it is! With Halloween just around the corner it’s exquisitely tempting to find a balance between horror, gore, and beauty. And in this tutorial, I demonstrate the evolution of a digital painting from start to finish by creating a hauntingly beautiful…

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Calendar design ideas and free printable calendars for 2015

The coming year is just around the corner, and it’s high time to make 2015 calendars. Whether you need to create a promotional calendar for your clients, a planner for yourself, or gifts for friends and family, you are likely to be searching for some calendar design ideas and a convenient tool to realize them…

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Tip of the Week: Decimal Align Numbers in Table Cells

This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on October 9, 2014. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new InDesign Tip of the Week and Keyboard Shortcut of the Week, along with roundups of new articles at InDesignSecrets and CreativePro, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll all the…

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Customers are the Most Important Asset

The financial services industry is notorious for fiercely competing for customers. Leading investment research firm Morningstar knows this, and is developing new ways to care for its most valuable assets. Morningstar is investing in customer retention and satisfaction by standardizing on Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. Originally, the company developed a native iPad app version of…

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Create a Proper Killing Scene

Lots of movie scenes can be created using Photoshop. Few photos can be used to create your wanted scene. This killing scene is made of few simple photos by some photoshop methods. (View This Tutorial)…

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A Wizard and His Pupil – Create a Fairy Tale Manipulation in 75 Steps

Create floating island in a twilight atmosphere with plenty of magical details. Read this tutorial and learn how to combine all those elements to create this fairy tale composite. What you’ll be creating Photo manipulation tutorial with simple and advanced techniques. You will need Photoshop CS5 or newer to follow this tutorial. Tutorial Resources New…

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Illustrator Special Effects #12: Colorful Mosaic Background

Let’s see how to create a colorful mosaic background in this tutorial. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use various symbolism tools, along with Mesh Tool, in order to achieve a nice mosaic effect. So, let’s get started!1. Open up a new document and set the dimensions of the Artboard to about 800…

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Create a Spooky Forest Setting in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you’ll be creating a spooky cottage in the woods using Adobe Photoshop. You’ll learn about a range of photo manipulation tools, and will see how you can add visual effects to convey a Halloween mood. So get ready to…

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4 Useful Ways to Use Perspective Warp

The Perspective Warp tool is almost like magic. It lets you change the perspective in your image and can be used to rotate buildings and objects, make telephoto shots look like wide angle shots, and quickly straighten multiple objects in less than a minute. Read this tutorial and find out four useful ways to use…

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Adobe Shape and Photoshop Libraries

This week (6/10/14) Adobe release a host of new mobile applications and updates to their desktop apps. In this video I take a look at the iOS application Adobe Shape and how assets produced by it can be bought into Photoshop via the new Library panel; The post Adobe Shape and Photoshop Libraries appeared first…

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Create the Dragan photo effect in Photoshop

In 2003 Polish physicist Andrzej Dragan picked up a camera and started creating some fascinating portraits that expressed the depth of the person and their character by enhancing facial features usually hidden away in modern photography. His process, which became know as the Dragan effect typically involves high micro contrast portraits that emphasize the detail of the human…

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Create a Digital Handicraft Collage in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThrough the combination of drawn elements and scanned pieces, we’ll create a Halloween-inspired collage that looks as if it’s been sewn, crocheted, and appliquéd rather than the digital artwork it really is. Download the asset pack included in this tutorial and let’s get crafting with Adobe Photoshop.1…

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Making a 3D Hourglass in Photoshop

This is to show you how to create a realistic hourglass with Photoshop. In this tutorial, you learn how to create your own hourglass, add realistic shadows and lighting, then complete it with custom sand and wood texture. Throughout the tutorial, you will learn techniques that will help you create more realistic artworks in Photoshop…

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