10 Epic Photo Manipulation Tips and Tricks in Photoshop

Today, we’re going to dive into ten creative photo manipulation tips and tricks for Photoshop.  We’ll cover everything from extracting hair to painting blood, and we’ll explore a wide range of captivating photo effects, valuable tips, and versatile techniques. Whether you’re a digital artist, photo editor, or creative compositor, these are tools you’ll definitely want… Continue reading 10 Epic Photo Manipulation Tips and Tricks in Photoshop

How to Make Bootleg Retro T-Shirts in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we’ll delve into the art of crafting your very own bootleg retro T-shirts using Adobe Photoshop. Embrace the essence of the ’90s as we create an authentic retro shirt that pays homage to the era’s cheesy but iconic style.   What You’ll Need to Complete This Bootleg T-Shirt Tutorial  How to Make Bootleg… Continue reading How to Make Bootleg Retro T-Shirts in Photoshop

How to Create 5 Space Effects in Photoshop

In today’s tutorial, we’ll learn how to create five different spaced-themed Photoshop effects. We’ll cover how to create a galaxy in Photoshop, as well as several different Photoshop sci-fi brushes, an alien spaceship, and an entire planet. Let’s get started!  What You’ll Learn in This Photoshop Tutorial How to create a planet in Photoshop … Continue reading How to Create 5 Space Effects in Photoshop

How to Add Christmas Lights in Photoshop

Today, we’ll be looking at how to create a super easy Christmas lights Photoshop effect. Wondering how to add Christmas lights to a tree in Photoshop? Great news—you can use this same technique to add lights to anything!  For a quick overview of the process, check out this short video from the Envato Tuts+ YouTube… Continue reading How to Add Christmas Lights in Photoshop

Give Your Site Some Focus! Tips for Designing Useful and Usable Focus Indicators

What Are Focus Indicators? Have you ever noticed the blue outlines that sometimes show up around buttons or form fields? What about when you click on a menu item? Have you ever tried to make those outlines disappear? Here’s a hint: by default, browsers use the :focus css pseudo class to give outlines to form… Continue reading Give Your Site Some Focus! Tips for Designing Useful and Usable Focus Indicators

Why Unique ID Attributes Matter

Ambiguous IDs can cause both your developers and your users a lot of frustration, and may ultimately damage customer relations. A Little Background It’s one of the most common WCAG 4.1.1 violations reported by automated accessibility testing tools such as aXe, and it can cause a fair share of problems for your users. It happens… Continue reading Why Unique ID Attributes Matter

How to Optimize UX Design for Screen Readers

Achieving digital accessibility and optimizing your platform for screen readers, can be a strategic decision with multifaceted benefits. Not only does it reflect empathy and inclusivity for visually impaired users, but it also potentially expands your audience and the reach of your message. Let’s delve into the importance of UX design for screen readers, practical… Continue reading How to Optimize UX Design for Screen Readers

5 Overdone Photoshop Effects and How You Can Improve it

1. How to Add a Lens Flare Overlay in Photoshop Step 1 Let’s start with a classic light leak overlay. The go-to light leak overlay is a blob of color on an empty layer set to Screen. It’s fast but flat.  Instead, try using a Gradient Map adjustment layer set to Screen.   For a… Continue reading 5 Overdone Photoshop Effects and How You Can Improve it

How to Make the Pulp Fiction Movie Poster

Who Designed the Pulp Fiction Poster? Directed and written by Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction is a cult movie that tells the interwoven—and frequently violent—stories of criminals and mobsters in the seedy underworld of Los Angeles. The Pulp Fiction movie poster was released by studio Miramax to mark the film’s release in 1994, but the credit… Continue reading How to Make the Pulp Fiction Movie Poster

How to Create the Mandalorian Inspired Photo Effect

If you’re a fan of the Star Wars universe, you cannot miss this tutorial! We’ll transform a generic helmet into a Mandalorian-inspired helmet. We’ll also create a dramatic sky-to-space effect using just one setting and create a sci-fi cinematic teal-orange color grade.  Prefer to watch a video? Then don’t miss this new video from the… Continue reading How to Create the Mandalorian Inspired Photo Effect

How to Create Your Own Trainspotting Movie Poster

The Iconic Style of the Trainspotting Poster Released in 1996 and directed by Danny Boyle, Trainspotting is based on the book of the same name by Irvine Welsh. Following the lives of a group of heroin addicts in Edinburgh, the film is a gritty escapade through the poverty-stricken neighborhoods of the Scottish capital. Designed by… Continue reading How to Create Your Own Trainspotting Movie Poster

How to Create a Double Exposure Effect in Affinity Photo

In this tutorial, we will be learning how to create a double exposure in Affinity Photo. We’ll just need two photos and a few layer masks and adjustments for it to all come together in only a few steps. And thanks to being able to nest and create multiple masks, creating a double exposure in… Continue reading How to Create a Double Exposure Effect in Affinity Photo

How to Blend Images in Affinity Photo

Today, we’ll be using a mixture of blending modes, layer masks, and adjustments layers to add a ghost to photos and create some spooky photo effects in Affinity Photo. Looking for some Halloween photo editor resources? Look no further than Envato Elements! We have everything you need to do photo manipulation in Affinity Photo. You… Continue reading How to Blend Images in Affinity Photo

15 Templates and Tools for Creating a Custom Packaging Design Website

Creating a custom packaging design website can be a great way to showcase your products and services. However, it can be tough to know where to start. There are a few different types of custom packaging designs and printing types to consider, but you don’t have to navigate this alone. There are plenty of templates… Continue reading 15 Templates and Tools for Creating a Custom Packaging Design Website

15 Top Schedule Planners in Figma & Adobe XD to Download in 2022

Are you a designer creating apps or task management platforms? Helping your clients to keep a realistic schedule planner can change the way they manage their time. Create your own using a schedule planner template for Figma or Adobe XD.  This is a great schedule planner template for Figma and Adobe XD. A well designed… Continue reading 15 Top Schedule Planners in Figma & Adobe XD to Download in 2022

Making Minimalism Functional in Web Design

Today, great design isn’t just about conveying the right amount of information in a certain number of pages.  There’s more to creating the perfect website than experimenting with visuals and sound. Designers need to think carefully about how each element of their site impacts the overall user experience.  After all, with billions of websites available… Continue reading Making Minimalism Functional in Web Design

Using Redux in a React Native App

Redux is a library for state management that ensures that the application logic is well-organized and that apps work as expected. Redux makes it easy to understand your application’s code regarding when, where, why, and how the state of the application is updated. Redux is made up of the following key parts: actions reducers store… Continue reading Using Redux in a React Native App

How to Create a Vintage Fade Effect Photoshop Action

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a vintage Photoshop effect using such Photoshop effects as smart filters, adjustment layers, and overlay textures. If you want to create this fade Photoshop effect in a few simple clicks, check my Faded Presets with different overlay textures and a greater number… Continue reading How to Create a Vintage Fade Effect Photoshop Action

How to Create a Chalkboard Sign With Chalk Text in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating Learn how to create a chalkboard sign with chalk text effect in Photoshop using textures and layer styles. This chalk photo effect is a part of the Chalk and Chalkboard Photoshop Actions from my portfolio on Envato Market.  You can also the check the new Chalk Photo Effect Photoshop Action. You can create realistic… Continue reading How to Create a Chalkboard Sign With Chalk Text in Adobe Photoshop

How to Create a Sunburst Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating This sunlight photo effect is a part of the Rays Of Light Photoshop Action from my portfolio on Envato Market.  You can also the check the Animated Sunlight Photoshop Creator. The color tones of the sunlight rays and the flare effects are easy to edit and customize. Sunlight Rays Photoshop Action Tutorial Assets… Continue reading How to Create a Sunburst Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

How to Create a Watercolor Wedding Invitation in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be Creating Painterly designs are a big trend for wedding invitations right now. Romantic without being overly feminine or floral, they have an effortlessly cool, beachy style which is perfect for outdoor or more laid-back ceremonies. In this tutorial that’s suitable for beginners to the software, we’ll walk through the steps of creating an… Continue reading How to Create a Watercolor Wedding Invitation in Adobe InDesign

Design Trend: How to Create a Cool Split Screen Aesthetic

One display screen divided in 2. This could be one of many larger design trends appearing now. More sites are utilizing design patterns that include two vertical or square panels put side by side. And it is a aesthetic that is nice. The look is user friendly, can be adapted for a variety of needs,… Continue reading Design Trend: How to Create a Cool Split Screen Aesthetic