How to Create a Beautiful Moonlight Angel Photo Composite

Everybody loves angels or demons – this is really popular theme in photo manipulations. You will create something new on the fundaments of old theme. You will earn much tricks for making your own photomanips. Sounds interesting? Read this tutorial and find out how easy it is! What you’ll be creating You will need Photoshop…

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Create a Chilling Sci-Fi Scene of Cyborgs in Bubbles

This tutorial will teach you how to merge some simple photos and turn it into a fantastic photo manipulation with interesting effects and exciting lighting! In this tutorial, I will show you the basic techniques of retouching and creating a cyborg, work with color, blend modes, and much more. You will find a lot of…

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How to Create a Volume Adjustment Icon

In today’s tutorial we’re going to learn how to create our very own volume adjustment icon, using nothing more than some basic geometric shapes combined with the power of the Align panel. So, without wasting anymore time, grab that hot cup of coffee and let’s get started! Tutorial Details: Volume Adjustment Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator…

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Copy and Paste Text Formatting with the Eyedropper Tool

Here’s a quick tip for those times when you’re experimenting with different combinations of text formatting to find the right look for a piece of type. Use the Eyedropper tool. It can make quick work of the job because it allows you to sample and apply just about any combination of text formatting options. To…

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How to Create a Pot of Daffodils With Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool and the Warp effects as well as how to make your images look better with some simple tweaks to Transparency settings—all while creating a flowerpot full of realistic daffodils!If you’d like to skip this tutorial and wish to purchase the…

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How to Create a Toronto Skyline Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we’re going to step away from the regular program and tackle something new for a change. We’re going to get our architecture hats on and build the Toronto skyline, using some of the most basic shapes and tools that we’ve been working with lately. So grab a cup of…

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How to Create an Informative Map In Perspective with Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial was originally published in November 2008 as a Tuts+ Premium tutorial. It is now available free to view. Although this tutorial does not use the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, its techniques and process are still relevant. We’re going to illustrate a map. A fairly simple directive, but before we go…

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What Is Flat Design? Design in 60 Seconds

What You’ll Be CreatingWelcome to our Design in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a new design skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Design in 60 Seconds: Flat DesignA huge trend in the design industry today is the use of Flat Design graphics. From infographics to icon packs and UI designs, these…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Simple Siri Tricks and Commands You Have to Try on Your Mac 90 Must-Have InDesign scripts (Free and paid) The Ridiculously Simple,… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 15 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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Premium Tutorial: Rocket

In this tutorial you will use Adobe Illustrator to learn to create an amazing rocket by using some simple methods and shapes, gradient tool and various options in the effect and object menu to achieve the final outcome. We’ll use filters like Blur to create smoothness and movement in some of the illustration elements. Hopefully…

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How to Create a Valentine’s Piglet Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, we’ll go through the process of creating a lovely illustration for Valentine’s Day. We’ll create an adorable piglet angel character, which you can later even turn into another animal. You may want to browse GraphicRiver to see different characters and be inspired!We will use basic shapes and apply various effects…

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How to Create a Custom Water Font That Will Refresh Your Copy In Less Than an Hour

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a water-inspired font style. We’ll base the water font either on your handwriting or a brush font, create custom brushes, play with blending modes, blended shapes, gradients, and vector effects in the Appearance panel to keep your font face flowing! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6-CC Difficulty:…

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Deke’s Techniques 587: Customizing a New Document in Illustrator

In this week’s free episode of Deke’s Techniques, Deke abandons his traditional heart-shaped approach to Valentine’s Day and illustrates his love for you dekeIntines by showing you how to customize Illustrator’s New Document presets. This practical approach is one of the things that I love best about Deke. I mean Valentine’s Day usually just means…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 14 February 2017

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. 6 reasons why app stores should transition to subscription models 5 Tremendous Design Strategies That Never Fail RIP, “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 14 February 2017 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Chocolaty Valentine’s Day Card for Your Girlfriend

This Valentine’s day, show your true love with a Valentine’s Day card! Whether it’s for your partner or yourself, you’ll have a fun time making it. This tutorial will show you how to create an easy swirling background and how to use layer styles to create a chocolaty text effect. Once you’re done, feel free…

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Tip of the Week: Using Align and Distribute with Guides

This InDesign tip on using align and distribute with guides was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on February 9, 2017. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new tip, keyboard shortcut, and roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll down to the bottom of this page, enter your…

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Using Stylistic Sets

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 Using Stylistic Sets appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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