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How to Make a Killer Multiple Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

My name is Piotr Skoczylas, and I am a surreal portrait photographer. I picked up a camera 3 years ago, and since that moment I knew I wanted my …

How to Create a Shiny 3D Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be Creating3D text effects can be created in many different ways, but Photoshop's 3D tools and settings are a fun way to do it. This …

Graphics

Inking a Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop

In a recent course, I covered the full process of creating a professional digital painting using Adobe Photoshop. In this short video tutorial, I'll …

Photoshop

How to Paint Realistic Hair in Adobe Photoshop: Short Hair & Beards

What You'll Be CreatingNo portrait is complete without painting a beautiful hairstyle. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to digitally paint …

Tutorials

How to Digitize Your Design Work

How Good Are You With Curves?

Curves are somewhat of a panacea when it comes to Photoshop adjustment layers. With curves you can do pretty much anything you can do with the other …

Tutorials

Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Pathfinder Tool

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!<p>Illustrator in …

How to Create a Quick Firework Scene in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIt's that time of year where there are many fireworks displays for events such as Hogmanay (Scottish New Year). In this …

Graphics

Our Graphic Designer's 8 Favorite Packaging Designs of 2015

Our graphic designer Tim McSweeney is the unsung hero of the Food52 <i>look</i>—he's behind the composition of our web pages, including colors, styling, fonts, and the icons. Every email we send you is designed by Tim (even those cute illustrations that crop up on certain images), every banner, every …

Graphic Design

Best of the Web And Design In November 2015

The monthly roundup up has a arrived, and what a month it has been. We have featured some great photoshop and illustrator tutorials, some really good …

Graphics

Animation for Beginners: Animate Shape and Weight in Falling Objects

In this tutorial we will observe different objects falling and then take note of what we saw. Then we will animate what we observed! Different …

The 10 Commandments of Typography

<i>Valentine Proust is Creative Director at Fontyou, a Paris-based online co-creation platform dedicated to typography. This post originally appeared on the Fontyou blog, and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>With millions of beautiful typefaces scattering the Web, we felt it was time to lay down the …

Typography

Graphic Design Trends Fading in 2015

To say that graphics are the fabrication of visual statement won’t be wrong at all. It is an art of combining ideas, pictures as well as texts into …

Graphic Design

An Introduction to Painting Realistic Hair in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingRealism is tricky, but if you can master it you'll bring your art to a whole new level.<br>In this tutorial, I'll be showing you …

Graphics

How to Install and Use Brushes in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingBrushes can be a means to create complex designs more simply or speed up your design creation process. Often designers create …

Graphics

How to Create a Trio of Cute Pencil Characters in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingSchool started a while back, so let's get inspired and create three pencil characters in Adobe Illustrator. At the beginning, …

Graphics

How to Create a Vintage Typographic Illustration Poster in Adobe Illustrator

“There’s no place like home…” Dorothy whispered those words, and with three clicks of her sparkly ruby slippers, she was back in Kansas again. It’s …

Graphics

The Complete Guide to Designing Visually Stunning Content (Even If You’re Not a Graphic Artist)

Beautiful images no longer belong exclusively to graphic design pros. Even though Photoshop is still the best choice for advanced design work, you …

How to Create a Vibrant Day of the Dead Portrait in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingDay of the Dead is very beautiful and inspiring Mexican holiday. We’ll create a female portrait using different methods and …

Graphics

Check Out a Lot of Fallout 4 Concept Art

Bethesda has shared new images from the 368-page <i>Art of Fallout 4</i> book, which it produced in collaboration with Dark Horse. The developer has also shared the book's foreword, written by lead artist Istvan Pely. The book represents an "opportunity for us to share with you a bit of the history behind …

Concept Art

Graphic Designer Creates NBA Kits In The Style Of Soccer Jerseys | Def Pen

The NBA season is officially under way and boy did opening night not disappoint! Chicago literally blocking LeBron James from getting the W and Steph …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

How to Clean up Your Photo Backgrounds in Photoshop

In retouching you see this quite frequently, whether you’re using seamless paper, vinyl, a fabric hanging or a purpose built infinity cove, it’s …

Tutorials

Basic Guidelines For Creating Icons In Illustrator

660<p>SHARES<p>We've previously featured M.A Kather, a UI designer from India, because of his well-presented comparisons between Illustrator and Photoshop. …

Blending Textures in Photoshop with the “Blend If” Setting

Start with an image and texture in the Layers panel, with the texture layer active and highlighted.<p>Step 1<p>The next step is to access the Layers Style …

25 Awesome Text Effect Photoshop & Illustrator Tutorials

Great <b>text effect tutorials</b> are for those who really love to make outstanding type art. In this article we are gathered <b>new text effect Photoshop</b> …

Graphics

Create Awesome Artwork Using Gradient Strokes in Illustrator

Using Gradient Strokes in IllustratorIf I had to vote on my favorite new feature in Illustrator CS6, it would have to be the addition of gradient …

Graphics

Create an Art Nouveau-Inspired Glinda Character in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you'll learn to create a character from children's novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”—the Good Witch of the …

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