Photo Manipulation of a Dark Magician

You will start from creating gloomy background for this dark magician, then you will play with colors and you will know, how to control particles. Read this tutorial and learn how to create better photo manipulations. You’ll need Photoshop CS5 or newer to follow this tutorial. (View This Tutorial)…

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5 Awesome Icon Buttons You Might Not Know About In Photoshop

Think you know your way around Photoshop? Here are five awesome Photoshop icons you may not have used before, what they do and how they will benefit your digital workflow. The post 5 Awesome Icon Buttons You Might Not Know About In Photoshop appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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Interview with Art Director Adam Spizak

Adam is a Polish designer, currently residing in London, UK. His journey with computer graphics began in the year 1996/7 and in the year 2006, he became a Computer Science graduate majoring in Computer Graphics and Multimedia. Find out more of him in this interview along with his works. Enjoy! Tell us something about your own career…

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How to Create Stylish Flat Space Icons in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingInspired by recent events in space exploration and discoveries, we’ll go through an exciting process and create trendy flat-style space icons with long shadow effects in Adobe Photoshop, using simple shapes and path operations. Let’s dig in!1. Make a Space Rocket IconHere is the palette sample that we’ll be applying to our…

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The Simplest Glossy Button Vector Tutorial: Only 4 Steps!

I have been asked many times how I create some of the glossy button vectors I sell on iStock. Although there are other glossy button vector tutorials out there, this one shows you how to create these buttons without blends and transparencies, and an added bonus – in only four short steps! It is a relatively simply…

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Deke’s Techniques 382: Drawing a Vector Flower in Illustrator

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to start with a simple circle (you don’t even have to draw it yourself, just command Illustrator to do so) and transform it into a dynamically effective multicolored, multi-petaled flower.Along the way, you’ll see some useful Illustrator tricks: letting Illustrator calculate things for you…

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How to Create a Fantasy Game Background in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingToday let’s attack the wonderful topic of game background creating! While there are a multitude of game types and platforms, a good, immersive setting that creates just the right atmosphere is a very important part of any game. Let’s dive right into it!1. First, a Wild Sketch Appeared!Before anything else, as a…

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How to Add a Nice Make-up for your Image

To most of you, make-up skills in Photoshop are extremely useful because it can be applied to improve your image which were taken in the past. It will show you to setup and use appropriate brush skills to do the make-up. (View This Tutorial)…

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How to Create Layouts for a Fashion Magazine in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingOpen up the pages of any high-end magazine and you can find some really outstanding design work. The interior layouts of fashion titles can be particularly awe-inspiring. Designers are becoming more experimental with typography, irregular grids and unusual image choices to create magazine layouts that look as gorgeous as the covers…

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Tip of the Week: Viewing Link Thumbnails

This tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on January 8, 2015. 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 way…

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Using the Spin Blur in Photoshop CC

The Spin Blur is the last of the five blur filters in the Blur Gallery available in Photoshop CC and later. It enables you to create circular motion effects that emulate an object’s rotation. This tutorial will show you how to use the Spin Blur filter to add a spinning motion effect to a car’s…

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Updated Visual Guide to InDesign Preferences

A few years ago, I posted a visual guide to InDesign preferences, to help folks understand which preferences affect only the current document, and which ones affect all your documents. Now I’ve updated the guide to include all 19 tabs in the InDesign CC 2014 preferences dialog box. Enjoy! Visual Guide to InDesign CC 2014…

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Painting a Composition of an Owl and a Skull Artwork

In this tutorial, you will discover lots of tricks to help you create better art and work in Illustrator and Photoshop. You’ll learn how to improve your skills with line art, shading using flat fills and colour techniques. (View This Tutorial)…

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Create a Cute Television Icon From Scratch

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a cute detailed vintage television icon from scratch using Photoshop. The detailed step by step guide will help you to understand the process of its creation. So let’s begin! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS6 Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Step 1 Open…

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How to Add Texture to Skin in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial I will show you how you can blend texture with skin. We’ll use some simple techniques so even total beginners can follow this tutorial. Final Image Tutorial Details Program : Photoshop CS3 + Estimated Completion Time : 40 minutes Difficulty : Beginner Resources Woman Texture1 Texture2 Texture3 Step 1 Open file…

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Exciting Design Trends of 2015

2015 could be a pivotal year in the world of web design and the visual arts. The post Exciting Design Trends of 2015 appeared first on Design Instruct…

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Interview with Illustrator Diana Renjina

Diana loves drawing so much that makes her become an illustrator. As an illustrator, she wants to explore more on working with graphic and web design. In this interview, you will know how brilliant she is and her works with some tips of what makes a good illustrator, good. As an artist, how would you…

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