Cardboard And Torn Paper Business Card
In this Advanced Photoshop tutorial we'll create a nice cardboard effect and play with a neat torn edge effect. Please note that this is an advanced tutorial and certain assumptions have been made about your ability to get around inside the Photoshop interface.
How to create a distinguishable textured web layout
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a textured web layout, starting from the concept on paper to Photoshop design. We will discuss about site structure and will use the 960 grid to organize our contents. Also you will learn how to use layer styles to create an engraved text effect.
How to Create a Graphic Design Studio Web Layout
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a fancy web layout for a design studio. As usual, this layout can be used also for other types of websites. If you’ve used this layout to create another type of website, please let us know. If you’re a member, you can download the PSD Layout for this tutorial at the bottom of the page.
How to Make a Vibrant Portfolio Web Design
In this web design tutorial, we will create a beautiful and colorful portfolio layout using Photoshop. I’ll show you many techniques for creating different things like bended paper corners, dashed lines, image carousels, 3D bars, and more! I’ll walk you through each step in exact detail so you won’t be left guessing how to do a certain technique. We will use the 960 Grid System to create this layout (which I’ll cover at the start).
How to Create an Advanced Game Portal Layout - Tutorial
In this tutorial you will learn how to create an advanced website for a game portal. On thumbnail preview you can see the end result from this tutorial.
Create a Professional Web 2.0 Layout
In this Photoshop tutorial we’re going to learn how to create a web 2.0 layout, As we go through the tutorial we’ll deal with so many Photoshop techniques. Seems kind of long? that’s because it’s very detailed. I assure you’ll find easy to follow and to get done, just give it a try!
Making the ‘Clean Grunge’ Blog Design
I’m not really sure whether ‘clean grunge’ is an official trend of web design, but in my eyes it’s definitely an important one. For me, clean grunge websites are a combination of the grungy with the functional, the messy with the ordered. The results of this are some of my favorite all time designs. Too often purely grungy websites loose out on usability, and are more works of art than they are functional websites. Similarly, clean websites often lack the creativity demonstrated in more grungy/artisitic designs. Therefore for me ‘clean grunge’ has the best of both worlds.
Design a Professional, Clean Community Blog Theme
In this tutorial you will learn how simple, straight forward design techniques can create a clean community blog theme in Adobe Photoshop. A few techniques discussed in this tutorial include the use of proper spacing, typography, colors and visual hierarchy — a few essential tools in a successful designer’s toolbox.
Create a nice clean blog Layout
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a high quality blog layout for your website using photoshop. What are you waiting for go enhance your skills by following this tutorial.
Create a Comic Book Themed Web Design, Photoshop to HTML + CSS
This time I’ve got for you a fun tutorial for everyone. In Part 1 we will create a very original design for all the comicbook fans out there. We will create this blog layout from scratch using several tricks in Photoshop to make it look awesome. Then in Part 2 we will learn how to slice it, code it, and get it ready to be converted into a blog CMS theme.
Free Metal Textures
Textures can form a principal element in your designs. They add details to images, giving a great deal of depth to a composition. Textures could come in the forms of high resolution images such as detailed surfaces of rocks, fabric, wood etc or can just be regular pictures. We have produced 7 exclusive free metal textures for you to download along with a step by step tutorial showing how they were made.
Photoshop Fine Art Portrait
In this tutorial, we’ll be looking at how to transform a photo of a person into a work of art – in this case, a highly illustrated sketch art piece. Vector shapes and textures will also be added to our composition as this will give our sketch artwork more depth and character. Below are examples of what you could achieve even with the simplest of art forms (pop art etc) to create interesting and beautiful effects from a picture.
The Top 10 Secrets to Designing a Magazine
Each avenue in the design world has its own unique challenges and tricks, and magazine design is no different. From style guides and gutters to editors and entry points, designing for a magazine comprises its own set of rules and considerations. Before jumping head first into the text-heavy, deadline-driven world of magazines, take a moment to get your bearings and familiarize yourself with the terrain. Using the road map below, your creativity, and a bit of luck you’ll have everything you need to produce a top-notch, reader-friendly magazine.
How to Work with Layer Masks
Photoshop is one of the most powerful pixel pushing tools you can ever put your hands on. The tools available is more then enough for anyone to be able to create, modify and transform whatever you want into anything you can think of. Layer masks can be found in software’s like Illustrator and Flash to name a couple but it’s really in Photoshop that you can really utilize its full power and technique.
Using Photoshop CS3 3D Tools
In this tutorial, we’ll be using Photoshop CS3′s 3D rendering features to recreate something close to Neytiri, the lead female character of the Na’vi race. In the James Cameron movie – Avatar. Just to point out, Photoshop CS4 offers more a robust 3D features; one of which is to paint directly on 3D models or objects. CS3 ‘somewhat’ doesn’t have these capabilities among other things. However, we’ll get around this in our tutorial using a technique that hinges on the manipulation of texture maps of the 3D model.
Create a 3d gear in Illustrator
I will be showing you how to draw a 3d gear easily in this Illustrator tutorial. To make things more interesting, I will be using opacity mask to show through the wireframe of the gear. After this tutorial you will have a better understanding on drawing gears and 3D extrude tool in Adobe Illustrator.
Illustrator Tutorial: Honey Star
Draw a nice honey star shape in this Illustrator tutorial. Learn to draw illustrator rounded corner effect with Divide effect.
Wooden Frame Tutorial
On our previous wood grain tutorial, I have taught you how to create realistic vector wood texture. We will move on from there to create a wooden photo frame in this Illustrator tutorial. Have fun with creating your own custom wooden frame in Illustrator.
Clear tile notifications on logout
The Windows 8 Start Screen contains tiles that allow you to launch an associated app. These tiles also have the ability to display notifications containing new information from that particular tiles application. For example, the Weather app will show updated weather information, the Stocks app will show recent stock quotes, and the News app will show the latest news stories. Examples of live tiles showing their notifications can be seen below.
How to switch between tabs in the Internet Explorer start screen app
In the Internet Explore app on the Windows 8 Start screen you can open different tabs that each contain a different a web page. This allows you to have multiple sites open at the same time that you can switch between as necessary. This tutorial will explain how to create new tabs, remove existing tabs, and switch between tabs in Internet Explorer on the Start Screen.