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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Add a Grungy & Emotional Effect to Your Photos

In this quick tip tutorial you will learn how to create a  powerful emotional effect for your photos. By reading this tutorial you will be able to convert an ordinary looking photo into a beautifully striking one in 10 minutes or less. What you’ll be creating Quick-tip tutorial in 9 easy steps. Time to complete:…

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How to Create a Book Template in InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingSetting up templates for your book projects is a great time saver that allows you to use the same document again and again. This tutorial will walk you through the basics of setting up a book template in InDesign including the cover, spine and inside pages. Once you master the techniques, you…

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Create a Seamless Anchor Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingNeed a seaworthy pattern for your summer designs? A patterns with anchors and life preservers might just do the trick.In this tutorial, we’ll be designing a simple and stylish nautical geometrical seamless pattern, creating the perfect pattern for a light touch of summer. Armed with the…

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Deke’s Techniques 338: The Four Interlocking Hands of Brotherhood and Teamwork

In this week’s free Deke’s Techniques episode, Deke shows you how to take last week’s hand-drawing—which may, at one point, been have beenmisunderstood as a fist—and intertwine it with three of its brethren to make a classic (if you lived through the 1970s) intertwined four hands of peach, brotherhood, teamwork, and intergalactic cooperation…

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Your Own Download Meter Vector in Under 20 Steps

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Download Meter Vector for user interfaces. You will find out how to create a Clipping Mask in order to clip some effects into a shape, and also how to create an Inner Shadow Effect in Photoshop. Let’s begin!…

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How to Add Light and How to Darken Landscape Images

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to change the atmosphere of an ordinary landscape in two opposite ways. You’ll learn how to alter the color, add light, create an eerie atmosphere and take care of details. Final Image Tutorial Details Program : Photoshop CS5 + Estimated Completion Time : 30 minutes Difficulty : Beginner…

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Lightroom and Photoshop – Lens Corrections

Lightroom and Photoshop can work together in powerful ways, and each seems to have strengths where the other has weaknesses. Lightroom has a powerful new feature called “Upright,” found in the Lens Corrections panel of the Develop Module. This feature was a welcome addition in version 5, and it makes very quick work of a…

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