Browsing articles from "April, 2010"
Apr
29
2010

Creating Vector Cartoon Character

One of the most popular articles here on Blog.SpoonGraphics is how to create a vector cartoon character from a hand drawn sketch, an Adobe Illustrator tutorial covering the process of creating Captain Blackspoon. Using similar techniques, follow this tutorial to create your own vector character; Freddy the Fish. For the best tutorials, Follow netglos @twitter and netglos.com View larger version As with Captain Blackspoon, the process starts with a hand drawn doodle which is scanned […]

Apr
25
2010

Typographic Portraits

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In this set featuring hyper-realistic typographic portraits, that phrase is literally true. It’s fascinating to see which words artists chose to construct the eyes, nose, and ears of their subjects. As we lean in to take a closer look, we find a deeper meaning though the text, as if we are reading their thoughts.

Apr
25
2010

Creating a Web Design Layout

Good evening everybody welcome to another tutorial by HV-Designs. In today’s tutorial I’ll be showing you how to create a sleek web design company style web template. The Final Layout Once completed you should have something like this. Lets Get Started Start off by creating a new document with the following dimensions “1200 x 1400″, don’t worry if the document seems big as you can crop the canvas when finished. Select the rectangular marquee tool […]

Apr
22
2010

Taking Clone Photographs Tutorial

As a lot of the interviewees we’ve had on PetaPixel have shared, a great way to improve in your photography skills is to experiment. Even though many of the experiments I share on PetaPixel have nothing to do with directly improving your photography skills, they’ve definitely helped me gain a deeper understanding of various aspects of photography, post-processing, and manipulation, and I hope they can do the same for you. Today, I’ll show you how […]

Apr
20
2010

Creative and Beautiful Package Designs For Your Design Inspiration

The goal of packaging is to make a first, quick and lasting impression. More than most other areas of design, we are surrounded by this on a regular basis, but pay the least attention to how items are wrapped and presented.  Whether it is wine, tissues, home goods or food, we rarely take a second look and appreciate the time that has gone into its initial presentation.  From the logo and layout of colors and […]

Apr
20
2010

Great Beatiful Free Fonts

A sweet collection of carefully handpicked high quality free fonts, which are all suitable to be used for creating attractive typography headlines which will attract people’s attention. A collection of amazing fonts which are suitable and perfect for web design projects as well print based projects. There is a misconception by designers that free fonts are usually cheap looking and cannot be used in order to create a good design, but what designers don’t realise […]

Apr
14
2010

50mm Photography

50 mm camera lens

You’re only 50mm Away from Becoming a Better Photographer It’s true. There is only 50mm separating you from the photos you always wanted to take. Of course it is a 50mm prime lens that is between you and your goal. All the happy owners of this wonderful lens will testify on its behalf as to how their skill where strengthened by this marvel. I got a 50mm prime lens this summer (a Nikon 50mm 1.8D […]

Apr
14
2010

Making Angelina Jolie Avatar Character

So by now you have seen a ton of people spit out photomanipulations of themselves as a Na’vi character. Some have been very well done… while others… could use a little guidance. Well it has been requested that I provide a thorough tutorial on how to turn someone into a more realistic looking Na’vi. Hopefully the information I provide will encourage some to go back and re-work their Na’vi’ed selves, or maybe inspire those of […]

Apr
14
2010

Making Tom Cruise Avatar Charachter

This is a Photoshop tutorial showing you all the steps you need to take in order to photo-manipulate yourself into a Na’vi (based on the characters in James Cameron’s movie “Avatar”). I used Photoshop CS2 in order to create this, but newer and older versions should do the same, as I used basic Photoshop tools only. I hope you will find this helpful. Step 1 Import a photograph of your choice, but make sure its […]

Apr
10
2010

High Quality Web Design Tutorials with Photoshop

Photoshop is the tool of choice for web designers. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up 20 of the latest Photoshop tutorials for designing websites. The end results produced by these tutorials are great looking designs, but keep in mind that it’s not meant for you to reproduce an exact copy and use it as your own. Instead, follow the tutorials and learn new techniques to incorporate into your own designs. Create a Clean and […]

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