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Jul
25
2013

Creating Daft Punk Poster With Illustrator

Daft Punk is releasing their new album next month, titled Random Access Memories. While biking around in San Francisco I started seeing some posters and billboards on walls advertising the new album and was inspired by the amazing artwork. Of course I’ve always wanted to do something for Daft Punk so this post’s timing seems just about right. So in this post I will show you how to create a simple and minimalistic poster for […]

May
7
2013

What To Do After WordPress Installation

It takes two easy steps to install WordPress but you may tweaking some of the default settings to further optimize the performance and also improve the security of your WordPress website. How to Optimize your WordPress Installation These suggestions are only applicable to self-hosted WordPress.org sites and not blogs that are hosted on WordPress.com. Also, I assume that you are running WordPress on Apache. Let’s get started: 1. Change the default media upload folder The […]

Dec
28
2012

Creating a Christmas Themed Repeating Pattern

My special Christmas post might be a little late this year, but what better time to post a fun Christmas themed tutorial than on Christmas Eve? Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a repeating vector pattern. We’ll use Illustrator’s Blob brush to create simple vector doodles then place them together to create a repeating pattern, much like Christmas wrapping paper. If you’re seeing this after the holidays, don’t worry, the same technique […]

Dec
19
2012

Realistic Makeup with Photoshop

It’s true. Women spend a lot of time getting ready. That is because the makeup application process is quite tedious and time-consuming. The physical process of applying makeup involves concealing blemishes and painting the face with rich colors. In many ways, the process mirrors that of digital retouching techniques. In this tutorial, we will explain how to apply makeup digitally using many of the same techniques that women use to apply physical makeup to their […]

Dec
19
2012

Create Lomo Effects with Photoshop

Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Model 1 Model 2 Step 1 Begin by opening your images and navigating to the Window Tab of Photoshop. In the Window Tab click Actions (Alt+ F9). Once you have opened the actions panel you can begin creating your first lomo leak. Step 2 Now that you have the actions panel open, we can begin our first light leak. Start by clicking […]

Mar
28
2012

Createing One-Page Web Design Layout with Photoshop

In this tutorial we will explain how to create a one-page retro web design using Adobe Photoshop. While most of the design is created in Photoshop, we will also use Illustrator to create various shapes and elements. Let’s get started!   This tutorial was a collaboration with Ciursa Ionut. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Retro Icons Tileables Shapes Pack Tileables Lines Pack Muncie font Oswald font Open Sans […]

Jan
20
2012

Creating a Depressing War Surroundings using Photoshop

If you want to create a good scenery, a lot of photo combinations are unavoidable. Therefore, good planning for preparing your sources and background design are required. This tutorial will show you how to form a tank and arrange a soldier together.   Step 1 Preparing the source All you need to do is selecting good stock pictures, doing experiment on using Free Transform Tool and Adjustment layers to set the mood and lightning. Here […]

Jan
20
2012

Creating a Cherry in Ice Cube with Photoshop Tutorial

A nice ice cube is not easy to create, due to its condition and surface are difficult to be copied. However, applying Photoshop setting can allow you to form the ice cube. Then, you can arrange your object to be inside the cube, such as animal or any fruits. Create a new document in Photoshop – 800 * 600px, 72 px/inch. Unlock background layer and apply following layer style effects to it. Choose Rounded Rectangle […]

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 […]

Jan
12
2012

Photomanipulation a Unique Apple Environment Scene

Here is a preview of the image that we are going to be creating: Step 1 Create a new document (600X700px). Paste in your ‘field background’ photo from the resources section for this tutorial. Resize, and position the image until it looks like the outcome below: Step 2 We want our background to be slightly out of focus, as it will be in the background after all, and we want our foreground images to appear […]

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