How to Create a Book Cover and Mock Up in Adobe InDesign

Have you ever wondered how to design a book cover from scratch? From this tutorial you can learn everything you need to know. Martin Perhiniak, Certified Adobe Design Master Instructor will share his techniques with you and walk you through the whole design process of a book cover initial setup in Adobe InDesign. You can… Continue reading How to Create a Book Cover and Mock Up in Adobe InDesign

How to Create a Photo-Realistic Metal Apple in Photoshop

Download the PSD Metallic Apple.zip | 44.99 MB Download from Website How to Create a Photo-Realistic Metal Apple in Photoshop Tutorial Resources Metallic Ball Apples City Worm Sun Brushes Step 1 Open file “Metal Ball”. Select the Elliptical Marquee Tool and make a selection of the ball. Hold shift while dragging to keep the selection… Continue reading How to Create a Photo-Realistic Metal Apple in Photoshop

How to create Nexus 7 Background for your desktop in Adobe Photoshop CS6

In the following Quick Tip tutorial you will learn how to use Ellipse Tool, Brush Tool, and Gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS6 to create Nexus 7 abstract background. You can use these techniques and elements to create your own abstract background for tablet or smartphone! Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started! Final Image Preview… Continue reading How to create Nexus 7 Background for your desktop in Adobe Photoshop CS6

How to Create This Mystical Scene and Add Makeup to a Girl in Photoshop

Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Model – Mariaamanda Stones – Compot-stock Mountains – Resurgere Mountains2 – Kuoma-stock Forest – Riktorsashen Sky – Frozenstarro Butterfly – Madetounique Hair – Trisste-brushes Step 1 – Open a New File Go to File – New (Ctrl+N). Then change the resolution of the new file to Width 2500 pixels… Continue reading How to Create This Mystical Scene and Add Makeup to a Girl in Photoshop

How to Create an Andy Warhol Inspired Pop Art Portrait in Illustrator

Andy Warhol‘s screen print series of Marilyn Monroe portraits were probably the main reason I was interested in creating vector art. He’s one of my all time favorite artists so creating a set of portraits inspired by his mass produced art was bound to happen at some point! In today’s tutorial I’m going to show… Continue reading How to Create an Andy Warhol Inspired Pop Art Portrait in Illustrator

Create a Cute Bunny House in Photoshop

Tutorial Resources Grass – Morguefile Daisies – Maureenolder Road – happeningstock Sky – sxc.hu Signpost – sxc.hu Big carrot – Stockfreeimages Three carrots – Stockfreeimages Roof – Morguefile Door – Stockfreeimages Rug – sxc.hu Window – sxc.hu Fence – Morguefile Bunny 1 – Morguefile Bunny 2 – Morguefile Bunny 3 – Morguefile Step 1 Create… Continue reading Create a Cute Bunny House in Photoshop

Create a Retro Mixtape in Photoshop

Incorporating retro elements into your design work is an effective way to add strong nostalgic appeal and garner the attention of a large, worldwide demographic of strong spenders. Few adults can look at an old piece of technology without conjuring up a few fond memories, and this reaction can translate to a positive impression and… Continue reading Create a Retro Mixtape in Photoshop

How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustrator

In this tutorial we are going to draw a cute corn illustration, with the use of Pathfinder panel, basic shape tools and some Blends for the color palette, so lets get started. Step 1 First we start with by creating a New document (Cmnd + N), the size of the artboard would be 600 x… Continue reading How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustrator

Create a Colorful Retro Poster in Photoshop and Illustrator

Resources Model – Poorsouls Stock Galaxy – Decoybg – Deviantart Umbrella – SXC Step 1 First is first. We need an empty canvas to begin working. Here is my canvas size of the finished design. So you can use it simply. Step 2 Photoshop just presented us with a blank, white canvas. We are going… Continue reading Create a Colorful Retro Poster in Photoshop and Illustrator

How to Create Multiple Frames with One Image in Adobe InDesign

It is possible to create cool image effects not only in Photoshop and Illustrator but also in InDesign. In this tutorial we will learn how to place one image into several randomly placed frames. We will use Effects, Object Styles, special Paste features and learn some very useful techniques on the way. Let’s get started!

How to Create Bounce Effect with CSS3 Animation

This article is part of our “HTML5/CSS3 Tutorials series” – dedicated to help make you a better designer and/or developer. Click here to see more articles from the same series. Today, we are going to doing an experiment with CSS3 Animation. In our previous post, we discussed how to re-create “marquee” effect using CSS3 Animation.… Continue reading How to Create Bounce Effect with CSS3 Animation

Photoshop Prowess: 4 Time-Saving Blend Mode Tricks

The old adage is true: time is money. Using inefficient design techniques makes for slow work, which in turn results in fewer clients, a lower hourly rate, and a portfolio with fewer impressive projects. Knowing time-saving tricks can have a subtle but enormously positive effect on your work and your career. There are always multiple… Continue reading Photoshop Prowess: 4 Time-Saving Blend Mode Tricks

Create your own world

Requirements: Photoshop CS6 Difficulty: Intermediate Time: max 1 hour   Outcome: Resources: Ripe Font This tutorial is just part one of “Create your own world” tutorial. Let’s begin: 0. Open your image. File > Open > Open 1. Use Magic Wand Tool ( W ) and click on white background. Tolerance: 25. Right click on… Continue reading Create your own world

Create a Stylish, Heart-Shaped 3D Gift Box in Illustrator

Valentine’s Day many only come once a year, but romance is year-round, and designers that can create a warm, romantic, emotional sentiment will be busy from January through December. Whether you’re a designer or just a spouse or partner, don’t wait until February to send some hearts to your special someone. In this tutorial, I’ll… Continue reading Create a Stylish, Heart-Shaped 3D Gift Box in Illustrator

Create 3D Objects by Inflating 2D Photographs in Photoshop CS6 Extended

In this tutorial, Steve Caplin will explain how to use Photoshop CS6 Extended’s 3D capabilities to create 3D objects by inflating 2-dimensional photographs. Let’s get started!   Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Lizard Beetle

How to Create Amazing Valentine’s Day Background with Abstract Hearts in Adobe Photoshop CS6

February 10th, 2013 by admin Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Designing, Drawing Techniques Today, I’m going to show you how use custom brushes, shapes and Layer styles in Photoshop CS6 to create eye catching Valentine’s Day background. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started! Final Image Preview Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in… Continue reading How to Create Amazing Valentine’s Day Background with Abstract Hearts in Adobe Photoshop CS6

Useful Tutorials For Creating Vector Graphic Using Free Software “Inkscape”

In this article, we are sharing with you some useful and detailed tutorials for creating vector graphics by using Inkscape. Although, Adobe Illustrator is there for creating amazing vector graphics but Inkscape is a free resource for creating vector graphics, and for this reason it is the best alternative to Adobe Illustrator. Using Inkscape is… Continue reading Useful Tutorials For Creating Vector Graphic Using Free Software “Inkscape”

33 Amazing Photoshop Photo Effect Tutorials

Adobe Photoshop is the best tool to edit photos and create stunning artworks. It’s quite hard to learn working with Photoshop by yourself. The web is choke-full of different tutorials and guides, but in order to find really useful and interesting ones you need to spend a lot of time searching. Therefore, I have taken… Continue reading 33 Amazing Photoshop Photo Effect Tutorials

Make a Web App with Instagram-like Filters

In this tutorial, we are going to make a simple web app that allows you to drag a photo from your computer into the browser window, and apply instagram-like filters on it. For this purpose we are going to use a number of JavaScript libraries and plugins: Caman.js – this is a powerful canvas manipulation… Continue reading Make a Web App with Instagram-like Filters

How to Utilize the Pattern Tool to Create a Pattern Brush in Illustrator CS6

One of my favorite new tools with Adobe Illustrator CS6 is the Pattern Tool. It’s great for creating complex seamless patterns in real time and gives you so many options. However it’s not so easy to create a Pattern Brush. Today’s Quick Tip tutorial is a bit of an experimental one, showing you how you… Continue reading How to Utilize the Pattern Tool to Create a Pattern Brush in Illustrator CS6

40+ Useful HTML5 Tutorials And Techniques

For the web designers and web developers, this collection will be a treat for them because in this collection, we are showcasing 45 useful and amazing HTML5 tutorials and techniques that would astonish them. HTML5 is the latest and advanced version of HTML (HyperText Markup Language) and these days HTML5 is very popular among the… Continue reading 40+ Useful HTML5 Tutorials And Techniques

Create a Battlefield Scene Using Stock Photography in Photoshop

By combining the right photography in Photoshop you can create just about any scene that you want. In this tutorial, we will create a battlefield using several stock photographs. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets Here are the stocks used to complete the image. Sky 1 Sky 2 Spikes Fire Fire 2 Smoke Soldier 1 Soldier… Continue reading Create a Battlefield Scene Using Stock Photography in Photoshop