Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 11 July 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Photoshop Advanced Eclipse Imaging (Part 2) by Russell Preston Brown If you’re thinking about capturing images of the upcoming solar eclipse on… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 11 July 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create an Aquaman-Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to use layer styles, textures, brushes, with a bunch of tools and adjustments to create a text effect inspired by the Aquaman movie poster. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver. Tutorial Assets The following assets were…

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Photoshop Advanced Eclipse Imaging (Part 2) by Russell Preston Brown

If you’re thinking about capturing images of the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21st then you need to check out this video tutorial. In this tutorial I will demonstrate two different techniques for enhancing solar eclipse photography. In the first part of this video I will discuss a quick way to manually align eclipse photos…

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How to Make a Smiling Emoticon in Adobe Illustrator

Thanks to emoticons and emojis our communication on the internet has become more expressive and fun than just a boring text. Let’s follow this tutorial and create our own smiling emoticon, using simple geometric shapes, the Mesh Tool and Blending Modes to make it look dimensional and vivid! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 –…

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How to Create a 90s Style Event Flyer in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingNineties style is making a big comeback in fashion and design at the moment. Tap into the trend with this flyer design, perfect for advertising club nights and music events. Inspired by the nostalgic branding of Saved by the Bell and Clueless, this layout is simple to put together and gives a…

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How to Draw a Gradient Mesh Sunflower in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool and Warp Effects in Adobe Illustrator to create a beautiful sunflower!If you want to skip the tutorial and just use this flower in your work, you can purchase the Sunflowers Background with Leaves from GraphicRiver!Sunflowers Background with Leaves1. How to…

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Image Tips from CreativePro Week

Big news! Last week on Facebook Live, David and Anne-Marie announced that CreativeProWeek 2018 will take place June 4-8 in New Orleans! You can see the recording of the announcement here. Mmmm, I can almost taste the beignets. In honor of this announcement, I thought I’d share a few of the tips from my session…

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How to Create a World Under the Sky using Photoshop

Create this surreal photo manipulation of a woman sleeping on clouds above a house. This Photoshop tutorial will show you basic photo manipulation techniques such as combining photos, blending, and making color correction. Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Stock Field by digital amphetamine ol house 1 by JensStockCollection Ocean by theswedish Above 3 by…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 7 July 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How to design a book in InDesign Talking about Money with clients can be painful — So try these tips Discover why… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 7 July 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Feeling Thirsty? Here’s How to Create a Vector Milk Box Icon

In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look behind the process of creating a minimalistic milk box icon, using nothing more than the basic geometric shapes and tools that you probably already work with on a daily basis. So, assuming you already have Illustrator up and running let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 6 July 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Ethics and paying rent Fostering inclusivity in design Are you making customers too happy? 5 logos by famous designers and why they… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 6 July 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Converting Shapes

Did you ever need to change the shape of an existing object in your layout? Like if you had to change a rectangle into a triangle while keeping all its visual attributes i.e. color, stroke, width, height, and position. Something like this: I have seen folks try to accomplish this several ways: using the Pen tool to create…

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How to Make a Colorful Pizza Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingWhat could be better than cheese? How about a fresh, cheesy, spicy pizza? So today we’ll learn how to make easily a colorful pattern with pizza slices in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll use mostly the Pen Tool (P), some basic shapes, and the Pattern Tool (Object > Pattern > Make). Also, we’ll work with a bright and…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 5 July 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. How to create a client-attracting Twitter profile as a freelancer Erik Spiekermann: No Free Pitches Is There a Place for Augmented Reality… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 5 July 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Be Creative with Bullets

In excerpts from Why Fonts Matter by Sarah Hyndman, this article explains the psychological effects of fonts on the reader, for the purpose of helping you use type more effectively. The post Be Creative with Bullets appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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How to Create the Wheel of Fortune in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial we’re going to take a close look at the process of creating the Wheel of Fortune in Adobe Photoshop, using shapes and layer styles.Find more great Game Graphics on GraphicRiver.Tutorial AssetsThe following assets will be used during this tutorial:Intro fontBefore you start, download and install the font. It will help…

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How to Create a Cute Cartoon Tiger Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingDid you know that July 29th is International Tiger Day? According to Days of the Year, Tiger Day aims to protect and expand tigers’ habitats and raise awareness of the need for conservation. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a cute tiger illustration. I’m sure by now, all my…

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