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Creating Monkey Icon with Photoshop

When creating icons, many designers struggle to decide how much detail to include. Should the icon be simple or complex? In this tutorial, we’ll create a detailed 3D monkey icon using a photo of a toy monkey as a reference. In the process, we’ll add texture and lighting. For the best tutorials, Follow netglos @twitter and   Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Toy Fur Custom Brush […]


Creating a Glossy High Resolution Box Art Icon with Photoshop

Final Product What You’ll Be Creating Tutorial Details * Program: Adobe Photoshop CS3+ * Difficulty: Beginner * Estimated Completion Time: 1.5 Hour Software applications and stock art designs often need box designs to help with the marketing. We frequently use box designs on Psdtuts to promote our exclusive freebie or premium sets. There are several ways to create this sort of design. You can use software, actions, or even do this yourself. In today’s tutorial […]


Logo Design Love Book Review

Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities is a book that explores logos and branding identity through the eyes of David Airey. About David Airey I’ve been following David’s personal blog for quite a while. I love the personality and insight he shares in his postings about his logo design process. He is refreshingly open for discussion, and a genuinely nice fellow, as evidenced by all his thoughtful interactions in the comments […]


Toolkit of an Icon Designer

The icon designer need not be weighed down by the contents of his or her toolkit. A combination of three or four good-quality tools is sufficient for producing sleek, polished and professional icons that will help users navigate their way around computers and the web. For icon designers, and pretty much everyone else in the design related industries, Adobe CS4, or at least Photoshop, is a vital tool. Without it, your competitiveness in the job […]