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
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
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) .
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,
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
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
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
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