InDesign Secrets Video: Automatically Adding Currency Numbers in Tables

Ever have to format a list or table with currency symbols like dollar signs, yen, or euros? Typing those symbols over and over would get pretty boring pretty quickly. And you don’t have to. You just need to learn the trick that David Blatner shows in the latest InDesign Secrets video at lynda.com, In the video, David shows…

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Boo! Glowing Halloween Text + Bonus Jack-o-Lantern

Skip the mess of carving jack-o-lanterns with this pumpkin-inspired spooky glowing Halloween text treatment! We’ll edit this Halloween text with gradients, vector effects, and create a custom pumpkin to complete the design. Tutorial Details: Halloween Text Effect Program: Adobe Illustrator CC Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Gradients, Appearance Panel, and Text Effects Estimated Completion Time: 40 Minutes…

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Publish Interactive Mobile Presentations with Digital Publishing Suite.

New DPS Export for Office PowerPoint now available. Since its launch almost 25 years ago, millions and millions of Office PowerPoint presentations have been created annually by business professionals, government officials, educators, and students. Whether you believe the rumor that 30 million presentations are built daily or not, let’s face it, there are a lot…

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World Trade Organization Engages Stakeholders with Annual Report App

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the world’s arbiter of rules that help trade flow as efficiently, predictably, and freely as possible among nations. With a global audience of stakeholders, the WTO’s flagship publication for communicating information about its activities is its annual report — one of the the most downloaded publications from the organization…

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Fresh Glossy Text Effect

This tutorial will show you a simple way to create a cool, fresh, glossy text effect using layer styles and a couple of images. Tutorial Assets 1. Franks Font 2. Water Splash 3 by Moonglowlilly 3. Water Drops by Gex78 4. Gradient-Shapes for Photoshop by ilnanny (Load the CHROMES.grd file) STEP ONE: Create a new…

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Making Tattoo on your Body using Photoshop

Many people would like to make tattoo on their body. However, tattoo is permanent and difficult to be removed. Once your decision is made, you could not go back. This tutorial will show you to key the tattoo artwork on your body, then you can see whether different tattoo artworks fit you or not. (View…

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Healing Acne With Photoshop

Unfortunately, acne’s a normal part of adolescence (and, more often than not, adulthood), one that can be quite embarrassing for the person sporting it. Sometimes, it’s just as painful looking back at photographs and seeing the cursed red spots. My son, Jason, had terrible acne when he was in junior high, until he went to…

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Make an Animated Pumpkin Icon Using Pixel Art in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will create a spooky jack-o-lantern from scratch, rendered entirely in pixels (the building blocks of digital art). Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop’s Timeline panel to animate a smiling, winking face that blows a kiss at the viewer and lights up both inside and out.1…

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Create a Deer Abstraction with Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a deer abstraction with Photoshop. You’ll’ learn how to combine abstract elements, work with textures and create lighting effect. The Final Image Required Resources: Deer     http://pixabay.com/en/deer-stag-antler-wildlife-animals-285149/ Abstract shape   http://jennyle88.deviantart.com/art/Abstract-Shapes-1-439476956 Render   http://fmdesigner.deviantart.com/art/Abstract-2-0037-358069033 Circles   http://mediamilitia. (Read more…)…

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Design a Victorian Halloween Poster in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingHalloween is fast approaching, and suitably gothic Victoriana designs are back in vogue. Celebrate your upcoming Halloween gathering with a vintage-style, steampunk-inspired poster. Here we’ve advertised a Victorian Seance event (spooky!), but you can edit the text to suit your own purposes…

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Create "The Walking Dead" Inspired Grungy Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingLayering textures and brushes can give detail and depth to simple designs, making them look more interesting. This tutorial will show you how to do that, with the help of some blur filters and simple layer styles, in order to create a nice grungy text effect in Adobe Photoshop.Tutorial Assets The following…

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Making a Cracked Planet in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will see how to create a cracked planet based on the rock surface image. 3D and lighting effects will be added in order to do so. You may use the idea to apply to any image. (View This Tutorial)…

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9 of the Creepiest, Spookiest, Boo-Filled Halloween Vectors!

Getting ready for Halloween? Check out these scare filled, spooky, Halloween vectors. Halloween is coming up in the next couple of weeks, so don’t spend time searching for Halloween vectors, use these Halloween vector backgrounds, witches, jack-o-lanterns, and ghosts to creepify your work. Grunge Halloween Vector Background This Grunge Halloween Background is the perfect base for…

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Removing Objects with Content-Aware Fill and Patch in Photoshop CC

But what if you need to use another area of your photo for the fix instead of surrounding pixels? That’s where the Patch tool shines. In this column, you’ll learn how to use both options safely. STEP ONE: Open an image with a medium- to large-sized object to delete, like this light post. If you’re…

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Deke’s Techniques 356: Developing the Perfect Sunset

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques movie, Deke shows you how to pull an amazing sunset photo out of what initially appears to be a drab ordinary landscape. (I assure you, nothing in our general neighborhood of Boulder, Colorado is ordinary.) Check out this before and after action:…

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Turning your Image into Cartoon Portrait Easily

To develop a nice portrait, you have to spend quite a while to try and error to develop a great painting. This is not the exception. In this tutorial, you will learn quick and easy Photoshop adjustments that prepare artwork for translation into vector shapes. (View This Tutorial)…

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