How to Create a Frog Princess Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingEverybody probably knows the story about princess frog, because many countries have similar stories. How do you imagine the frog princess? I imagine her as an adorable little frog princess like the one we’ll create today. This short tutorial is very easy to follow, and great for beginners. For more amazing images…

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InReview: in5

Keith Gilbert reviews in5, a powerful plug-in for exporting digital documents from InDesign layouts. The post InReview: in5 appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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How to Create a Hiking Backpack in Adobe Illustrator

Are you ready for our next adventure? This time we’ll be creating a flat backpack for camping using geometric shapes, Stroke panel and various tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator. Let’s do this! Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC Difficulty: Intermediate Topics Covered: Shape Building, Live Corners, Stroke panel, Objects Aligning Estimated Completion…

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Smoke Portrait

I was so impressed the day I saw this “smoke art” photo effect. I decided to recreate it using Photoshop and ended up with the result shown below. Seems complicated? Keep on reading and you’ll be surprised how easy it is to do, thanks to the Smoke Brushes from Photoshop Tutorials. Preview of Final Result…

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How to Create an 80s Neon Horns Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingToday, we will be creating an 80s-inspired poster featuring a pair of glowing neon devil horns! We will not only create brilliant vivid lights by combining different Layer Modes and Adjustment Layers, but we will also use those same techniques to develop shadows to show how versatile they really are. Tutorial AssetsHere is what you will need to complete this tutorial. Fashion Model”Brandine” Font FaceFind even more gorgeous…

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Make a Quick Grid from Objects On Your Page

How to use the Content Collector and Content Placer in InDesign to organize objects scattered on the page into a tidy grid. The post Make a Quick Grid from Objects On Your Page appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 8 February 2018

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. Interesting Discussion at Quora – What does a book publisher do for an author? Which of these services carry-over to the Ebook… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 8 February 2018 on Pariah Burke…

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How to Create a Dreamy Forest Photo Manipulation With Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a dreamy scene featuring a calm forest with a glowing lantern using photo manipulation techniques in Adobe Photoshop. First we’ll build the base scene using an image of stairs and several stock forest images. Later we’ll add the stream, bird, arch, and lantern, and…

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How to Draw a Watermelon and a Glass of Juice in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create a watermelon, a watermelon slice, and a glass of juice!If you want to skip the tutorial and just use this vector with two more fruit glasses, you can purchase the Set Of Fruit Juice Splashes…

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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 7 February 2018

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The creative pro’s guide to the Pantone Plus Series The original Pantone Matching System (PMS) dates back to the late 1960s. Chemist… Keep reading Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 7 February 2018 on Pariah Burke…

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Gloucester prison group shoot

Going to prison isn’t something I’d ever want to do. But going to a decommissioned prison and having exclusive access to all areas is my sort of event. Gloucester prison is an incredible location to visit. Its last residents left 5 years ago but luckily Brian and P-J came along to play the part of…

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How to Create a Styled Mixer Brush Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be CreatingThis tutorial will show you how to create and style a mixer brush tip, and adjust its settings to stroke a work path and create a simple 3D text effect. 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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Designing Books

In in-depth look at the process of designing a book from start to finish, through the eyes of a veteran designer and teacher. The post Designing Books appeared first on InDesignSecrets…

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