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Here’s a Simple Explainer on How to Use the Powerful Curves Adjustment in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Curves might be one of the most important yet most misunderstood adjustment tools in all of Photoshop. Because Curves is so key to tweaking the tones …

Tutorials

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

19 Simple and Easy Ways to Jump-Start Your Personal and Business Brand in 2018 | Inc.com

Every day I get at least one call from a would-be thought leader looking to build their brand. I'll be honest: Some of these people have the goods, and some don't. But what most of them do share is the lack of a strategy to truly make that happen.<p>A big part of my job -- at least at the beginning -- …

Marketing

Photographer of the Month: Aaron Reed

I’m excited to share January’s Photographer of the Month: Aaron Reed. In this interview, Aaron talks about large photographic prints and his recent …

Using the RGB tone curves in Photoshop, a crash course

Photographer Conner Turmon has put together a quick video tutorial that will get you up to speed on using the RGB tone curves to post-process your …

How to Color Correct with One Click in Photoshop

Is there an unwanted color cast spoiling your photo? Correcting this is really simple when you use the curves tool, as demonstrated by PiXimperfect …

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

Tailor Brands raises $4M to have robots design logos for you

For the most part, apps like Prisma depend on curated training sets to impersonate style and apply it to a new context. While this may signal that machine creativity is dead on arrival, we shouldn’t forget that even Picasso needed to attend a showing of African masks before he could push cubism …

Startups

Top 5 Underutilized Web Performance Tricks for WordPress

You're reading Top 5 Underutilized Web Performance Tricks for WordPress, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

WordPress

My Landscape Photography Post Processing Workflow In Lightroom

Most photographers, myself included, keep their post processing recipe to themselves as if it were the precious ring from Lord Of The Rings. I’ve...

Lightroom

Stunning snaps of Yorkshire from photographer Dave Zdanowicz

Landscape photographer Dave Zdanowicz has put his stunning images firmly into focus with the launch of his first book.<p>Yorkshire in Photographs, a …

10 Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

If you are new to Lightroom then it can be a bit overwhelming. As an experienced Lightroom user, there are things that I wish I had known when I …

8 Must Have Free Fonts for your Designs

Need some fresh fonts for your new projects? We got your back. We are always searching for good resources for our readers, and fonts are our top …

Typography

9 Free Fonts for your Designs

Whether it’s PSD’s or icons, we love finding high quality free files and sharing them with our readers. We do the searching so you don’t have to. …

How to Integrate Lightroom Into Your Photoshop Workflow

Weekly email summary<p>Subscribe below and we’ll send you a weekly email summary of all new Design & Illustration tutorials. Never miss out on learning …

20 Tutorials to Make You a Better Illustrator

In this quick tip tutorial, you will learn some useful guidelines that you can follow to create the base of a head with facial features. Then, you …

Graphics

Universal Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop

If you have been working with Photoshop for a while, chances are you've developed some custom settings that you prefer to work with. In this video, …

Photoshop Basix - Envato Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorials

Are you new to Photoshop? Have you been trying to teach yourself the basics of Photoshop but have found the amount of educational material available …

9 Branding Rules to Live By | Inc.com

In an effort to succeed in this challenging economy, small business owners must effectively manage their brands. Remember, for many of them, there is little difference between your personal brand and the brand of their business. This is especially true of the launch phase, when the old adage rings …

Small Business

Logo Design Guidelines

Design a logo and a visual identity goes way beyond the free form and artistic side of what most people think. There is all the rational part …

Graphic Design

Should you be working with startups?

For me, working with startups has been a huge learning experience. Over the last two and a half years I’ve experienced working both in-house and as a …

Free download: 48 flat designer icons

The flat design juggernaut continues to roll on, crushing everything in its path. With an emphasis on simplicity, it’s easy to manage basic design …

A Journey Through Beautiful Typography In Web Design

Exquisite Uses Of Type<p>Matt Luckhurst This page is colorful and fun. You are greeted with lovely serif letters — and after a bit, you realize that the …

How to test responsive designs for free

“Stop resizing that browser, you’re gonna wear it out!” How many times have you heard that one? Well okay, maybe not so many times, but if you …

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45 Best Free 3 Column WordPress Themes

WordPress is without a doubt one of the most popular and widely used blogging platform. It is extremely popular due to the fact that it is extremely …

CSS Shapes the future of the web

If the recent flat design trend has demonstrated anything, it’s how incredibly limited web designers are when it comes to composition. Now that we’re …

Secrets of the Layer Panel (Part 2)

Learning how to use the Layer Panel is one of the first steps in mastering Photoshop. In this episode, we will explain some keyboard shortcuts, and …