Browsing articles tagged with " black background"
May
14
2015

Low-Poly Self Portrait Tutorial

Here I’ll show you step-by-step how to create a stylish low-poly portrait in Illustrator and Photoshop. The secret to creating works in this style is working from the best reference photos – and first off Breno reveals how to capture these (using himself as a model). He then reveals how to work these up in Photoshop, then create a vector version in Illustrator.You don’t need to be an expert in Illustrator or Photoshop to follow this tutorial, […]

Apr
20
2015

Realistic Security Camera Impact in Photoshop

If you ever looked at the pictures captured by a surveillance camera, you have noticed that the good quality is quite low so we will have to recreate that low high quality in order to make the impact as realistic as feasible. Text fonts are also important. On the following measures i will show you how to attain that realistic surveillance camera impact. Resources necessary Room: http://www.sxc.hu/photo/53523 Step 1 Commence by opening the area stock […]

Jan
19
2012

How to Create a Cool Silver Text Effect with Photoshop

You can spend few minutes to achieve a nice silver text effect. It is mainly created using “layer style” function inside Photoshop Settings. At the end, you can design a simple dark background to match with the text. Follow this step by step tutorial to create a realistic pewter style metal text effect in Photoshop. The best part is it’s really easy! Just a couple of Photoshop layer styles is all it takes to create […]

Oct
21
2010

Designing Style Guidelines For Brands And Websites

A website is never done. Everyone has worked on a project that changed so much after it launched that they no longer wanted it in their portfolio. One way to help those who take over your projects is to produce a style guide. Edward Tufte once said: “Great design is not democratic; it comes from great designers. If the standard is lousy, then develop another standard.” Although there’s no stopping some clients from making their website […]

Sep
18
2010

2000+ Perfect Texture Archive Great Source

17 scratched and scraped textures grab bag 40 random free textures 14 free high res slate textures Aqueous Sun Texture Pack Volume 1 (50) Aqueous Sun Texture Pack Volume 2 (50) Aqueous Sun Presents Rust v.01 (28) Beautiful Textures On Black Backgrounds (22) rust textures (5) victorian dreams texture pack (10) Dreamy Bokeh Textures (4) Glitter Bokeh Texture Pack (33) 20 grungy dirty wood textures tree bark 10 free high res textures 9 colorful rust […]

Jun
15
2010

Great Black Wallpapers Collection

One of the most debated issues about color is whether black is truly a color or not. To an artist (or a child) black is a color and white is not. But for a scientist, white is a color, black is not. The real meaning of the word black means the absence of colors. Try to mix all the colors in the rainbow, you’ll get black. Black has many associations. Black goes beyond a simple […]

Mar
1
2010

Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a stunning and high-impact retro-style typography poster that’s out of this world (literally). I will walk you through the steps for creating 3D text by combining the power of Photoshop and Cinema 4D. You’ll also learn how to create unique and detailed light streaks that give the typography poster its signature look. Finally, we will add some great textures that will give the composition an […]

Feb
26
2010

Designing a 3d Ice Effect Text

Introduction 3D text effects are a growing and awesome design trend. They can add angles, lighting and interest that many 2D text effects can’t bring. Here is an awesome Showcase of 3D Typography that was put together a little while back by Angie Bowen. I’ve also been seen and been inspired by tutorials like 3D Text on Fire and this Fresh Text Effect. After some experimenting with what can be accomplished using Illustrator’s 3D capabilities […]

Feb
26
2010

Create a Stunning 3D Liquid Explosion Artwork

3D renders are often combined with vector elements and photostock elements to create stunning visual effects.  While some artworks can be created merely in Photoshop, most designers are forced to call upon other programs in order to achieve truly brilliant effects.  In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a Poser figure, create a shatter effect and render it in 3DStudio Max, then use Photoshop and some simple stock images to create a brilliant and […]

Feb
16
2010

Creating Abstract Wallpaper Easy

For this tutorial you are going to need to download the following brush: Tech Brush Set V5 by Z-Design Step 1: Start with the size wallpaper you want. I’m using 1024×768 with 72dpi with a black background. Press D to get your default colours (black and white), create a new layer, then go to Filter > Render > Clouds Step 2: Select Filter > Pixelate > Mezzotint, make sure that the type is set to […]

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