PhotoshopUser TV: Pan Blur Effect and Cloud Brushes – Episode 390

In this season finale, Matt has a tip on adding wispy clouds to your cityscape shots using the pan blur effect in Photoshop. Pete has a tip on creating clouds using a cloud brush. Peachpit Book Deal Contest form PhotoshopWorld KelbyOne Seminar Dates This Week’s Sponsors: Wacom | mpix | B&H Photo | Kelby Training…

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Add Depth To Photoshop Shapes

Photoshop ships with a number of shapes, but they can often seem a little ‘flat’. In this video I add various shading, and text, to a banner to give it some depth. The post Add Depth To Photoshop Shapes appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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Photoshop Masking Using Refine Edge Tool

In this Photoshop Tutorial we’ll be looking at how to remove an image from a background using the Refine Edge Tool to mask our image. The post Photoshop Masking Using Refine Edge Tool appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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NEW Dreamweaver CC 2014 Tutorials

Get to know the new features in Dreamweaver CC 2014 with the help of a whole bunch of recently published tutorials. From managing your websites to ensuring HTML5-compliancy, we’ve got a round-up of the latest learning materials available below. Learn how to… Use Live Highlight, modernized Live View and CSS Designer Get a rundown on…

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A Flair for Fashion: Shop Direct Finds Success with Lifestyle App

UK retailer Shop Direct, has completely immersed itself in digital/web content, so that 81% of their sales are generated online. In order to continue the digital trend and strengthen its relationship with consumers, Shop Direct used Adobe Digital Publishing Suite to create more content-centric apps to showcase its products. Each app takes Shop Direct’s rich…

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Put a Hex on Your Designs with this Hexagon Pattern Vector!

Create a folded paper style Rainbow Hexagon Pattern Vector with a single hexagon, a few line segments and a few triangles. Layering gradients really makes this hexagon pattern vector pop! Tutorial Details: Rainbow Hexagon Pattern Vector Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 Difficulty: Beginner Topics Covered: shape Building, Gradients, Pattern Options Panel Estimated Completion Time: 45 Minutes Final…

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Packaging Design in InDesign: Create A Grunge-Effect CD Cover

What You’ll Be CreatingPackaging design can be an intimidating subject for new designers. Visualising how something may appear and function as a 3D object can be difficult when creating flat templates, particularly in absence of any industrial-scale printing equipment at home. A smaller product, like a fold-out card CD sleeve, is a great place to…

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Create 5 High-Impact Typography Effects in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingInDesign is the best Adobe tool for creating traditional and expertly crafted typography. Designers often are quick to jump over to Illustrator or Photoshop if they want to create more unique and contemporary text effects. However, with a little know-how you can create cutting-edge, creative text effects without ever having to leave…

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Pitted, Rusty Type Effect

I wanted to create a type effect to go along with the pirate theme for Photoshop World 2014. While finding a swashbuckler-looking font was pretty easy, I also wanted the type to have a very textured, rusty appearance, as if it were a piece of iron or steel that had been exposed to the elements…

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Find/change in Locked Stories

The Find/Change feature in InCopy is an incredibly time-saving feature. The fact that you can do advanced find/change routines using GREP aside, the standard text find/change allows you to intelligently find text in a document and even replace that text with the greatest of ease. One thing that can throw people for a loop in…

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Learn How to Illustrate a Realistic Rocketship in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will create a retro styled rocket in Photoshop. We will explore the importance of details in creating a complex illustration, as well as how to create realistic surfaces. Moreover we will look into the process of using layer masks and how effectively they can control your artwork in a non-destructive way…

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Illustrator Special Effects #10: Cardboard Texture Background

This quick tip will show you how to draw a nice looking cardboard texture. You will learn interesting techniques on how to use a very useful Blend Tool, along with the basic shape tools and a little dose of gradients. Also, we’ll take advantage of the Appearance Panel to speed up the process and keep…

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PDF Master: Mark Stephens

To take stock, reflect and commemorate more than 20 years of PDF, Planet PDF has conducted a new series of interviews with PDF masters, movers and shakers in the PDF universe. To kick off the new series, IDRsolutions CEO Mark Stephens talks about PDF development and the implications of the rise of mobile technology…

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Photos.com Coupon Code (15% OFF)

Photos.com coupon promo code gives you more savings on canvas prints! Photos.com now helps to bring Art prints to your home and office. There are thousands of new creative images added daily and lots of different frames to choose for your canvas. Shop and save now with Photos.com coupon codes! (Read more…)…

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Transform Employee Onboarding with Adobe DPS

New employees are often faced with an endless list of tasks at job orientation. Sony Latin America and agency JWT/Casa completely transformed their onboarding experience by producing an app created with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) that engages the digital generation. Employees can discover the story of Sony through high-def video, explore company values through…

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Design a Minimalist Hair Salon Website in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingDo you like sleek, elegant websites? Then make sure to buckle up, because in this tutorial you will find out how to combine simplicity and elegance in this one page website in Adobe Illustrator.This tutorial will show you everything you need to make an elegant yet simple site for your small business…

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Recompose Images Using Photoshop Content Aware Move

When things aren’t as you’d like them to be, and you just can’t move that windmill over a little, Photoshop Content Aware Move comes to the rescue. The post Recompose Images Using Photoshop Content Aware Move appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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PhotoshopUser TV: 3D Light Effect and HDR – Episode 389

Corey demonstrates how to put 3d lighting effects into a two dimensional photo. RC gives a quick tip on how to leverage bridge in Photoshop for HDR work. Peachpit Book Deal Contest form PhotoshopWorld KelbyOne Seminar Dates This Week’s Sponsors: Wacom | mpix | B&H Photo | Kelby Training | NAPP | onOne Software |…

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