40 Excellent Adobe Illustrator Tutorials That’ll Polish Your Skills

The most popular vector drawing program nowadays is Adobe Illustrator. Vectors are great for logos, illustrations and pretty much anything where you’d like to have the chance to scale your work up and down in size without any loss of quality. Getting good at it is quite a task. Becoming familiar with the software doesn’t have to be extremely difficult, but to master it you will have to prepare for many hours practicing. In this article we’ve picked out many [&hellip

45 jQuery Image Gallery/Slider Tutorials and Plugins

jQuery is a cross-browser JavaScript library that was designed in order to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML. jQuery is a high-speed and succinct JavaScript Library that makes HTML document navigating, event management, animating, and Ajax connections easier for quick web development. With its amazing features and ease of use, jQuery has changed the way you write JavaScript. Today we bring a recently released fresh collection of beautiful jQuery image sliders and galleries, tutorials & Plugins. GalleryView Demo Link GalleryView [&hellip

How to Apply a Tilt-Shift Effect to Your Photos in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I`m going to show you how to apply a very nice tilt-shift effect to your photos. The result will give you the impression that the picture is just a miniature-scale model. This effect is very easily to achieve in Photoshop following just a few steps and combined with some simple image adjustments will deliver a high-quality miniature-faking outcome

How to Design a Twitter 3D Button in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I`m going to show you how to create a modern, good-looking 3D button for Twitter. Nowadays, CSS3 gives us the possibility to build awesome 3D buttons, using only CSS code, therefore, I want to show you how you can do such a button in Photoshop. What we`ll be doing today: Like for any design project, open Photoshop and create a new file with the canvas of 600x400px. Paint the canvas with a light blue color (#f0f5f9) . [&hellip

Create a Vintage Movie Intro Wallpaper in Photoshop

Vintage style is a favorite source of inspiration for designers,  and can be seen in type, illustration and web design anywhere you look. As the decades progress, “vintage” takes on a different meaning. The 1930′s is one of my favorite eras, and features pioneers of many of the typefaces, technologies and art styles we appreciate most today. In this tutorial, you will learn how to recreate a vintage film intro using Photoshop CS5 using basic techniques that cover manipulating perspective, [&hellip

Create a Stylish Custom Tumblr Theme

Designing Tumblr themes is no different from building any other web layout. A PSD is created, and then turned into HTML and CSS once completed. At that point, Tumblr functionality is added using a special set of Tumblr variables. If you are familiar with creating WordPress themes, these variables are similar to template tags. With that said, a good Tumblr design focuses on features that are specific to Tumblr. In this tutorial, you will learn to use layer effects and [&hellip

Design an Eye-Catching Ad Graphic in Photoshop

Most internet users today have grown so used to ads that unless the ad is visually stunning, website visitors will be totally oblivious. An effective ad graphic makes use of the following: Attractive, bold colors High contrast Clean typography Minimal text Ads that blend into a website’s design or that try to pack in too much information will usually have the lowest click-through rates. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a standard sidebar ad graphic in Photoshop [&hellip

Create a Hip Magazine Cover in Adobe InDesign

Most people get their news online nowadays, and as a result, magazines are focusing more on high quality art and photography to catch a buyer’s eye. The photo surely makes the cover, but the overall design of the cover is just as important. The primary components that complete a cover are the title or masthead, cover lines and a date or volume. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Adobe InDesign to setup a print-ready document and use [&hellip

How to Create a Coming Soon Template in Photoshop

Building a website requires days, sometimes months of planning, coding and retouching. But if you already bought the domain name, there`s no reason why you shouldn`t do something

How to Create a Clean Navigation Menu in Photoshop

In this tutorial I`m going to show you how to create a clean and modern navigation menu in Photoshop. The navigation will have a dropdown menu and a beautiful ribbon as a home button