In this Photoshop tutorial, we will create a futuristic wallpaper that utilizes textures and Photoshop blending modes. The design will strictly adhere to a grid structure and showcase shapes and type in the center. Some Photoshop effects will be used to create this wallpaper that has a futuristic-space-vintage feel.
I am going to show you how to design a portfolio web layout in Photoshop that you can use to show off your work on the web. In particular, this tutorial deals with the importance of visual hierarchy when designing a web page, and the message that a portfolio sends out in the graphical elements that compose it. I’ll explain how a textured layout can be realized using Photoshop patterns that we will create ourselves, as well as some other professional-grade techniques.
A slab serif is a sub-type of serif fonts that has block-shaped serifs. A popular example of a slab serif font is the Rockwell font family. Slab serifs may also be referred to as mechanistic, square serif or Egyptian. Their strong and sturdy appearance makes them great candidates as headline and display fonts. This collection of fonts presents some excellent and free slab serif fonts.
Illustrations — before digital graphics software — used to be highly textured; whether it came from the medium (e.g. paper, canvas), the painting method (like watercolors or chalk), or both. These textural components, as can be seen through our textured illustration tutorial by Ciara Panacchia, give artwork an organic and tactile element, and this visual showcase presents illustrations that embody these aesthetics.
In this Photoshop and Cineme 4D tutorial, I will show you how to create a space composition, exploring techniques for creating 3D text in Cinema 4D, a glass effect in Photoshop and a slew of different light effects. Before creating this scene, the concept I I knew I wanted was to have a girl floating unconsciously in space, with two hands trying to get to her and a short message represented in 3D text. You can see in this tutorial what I ended up with.
This tutorial is meant to explain how to design semi-realistic objects achieved through simple procedures. The tutorial mostly uses shape layers, which will help you edit them later on and make your work more flexible and scalable.
Inspired by funky, abstract 70s patterns, vinyl records, and the popularity of employing retro elements in modern design, these Photoshop brushes are perfect as decorative ornaments in your retro-inspired projects. Experiment with layer styles such as color overlays and gradient overlays, apply a Noise filter, and overlay textures on them such as the Rough Concrete: Texture Pack to produce interesting effects. There are 15 brushes in the set, each with 2,500px diameters.
Photoshop’s layer styles — effects that alter the appearance of a layer — are just fantastic. Photoshop pros use them quite frequently as an absolutely vital component of their workflow. This guide delves into the topic of layer styles, discussing the various effects you can achieve with this handy utility.
In this Photoshop tutorial, I am going to demonstrate to you how to design an alluring space-themed business card that is out of this world. With this tutorial, you will learn how to create a space backdrop with stars and stardust (all from scratch), utilize great light effects within your work, and how to stylize text. You will be surprised to find out that we will only use basic Photoshop tools and techniques.
As designers who’d like to turn our creations into works of art, we want to design towards our heart’s content — letting our eyes be the final judge of our masterpieces. But as we all know, creating a web page is different from creating a painting — with a painting, we can freely express ourselves on the canvas. However, with a web page, we need to effectively pass on information, first and foremost.
Font choice, letter-spacing (tracking), line height, foreground/background colors, size, style — all of these oftentimes disparate attributes must work together cohesively in order to produce typographic compositions that are harmonious and viewed by its audiences with resilient assiduity. For your visual inspiration, here are websites that exhibit skillfully composed typography.
This vector illustration tutorial will explain how to make a glossy and stylized paint bucket with spilled paint in front of it, using Illustrator. We will take advantage of many excellent features in Illustrator, such as the 3D Extrude & Bevel command, Blend command, drawing shapes with the Pen Tool and Pencil Tool, using Pathfinder commands to combine and create shapes, and more. The resulting product is a scalable vector drawing.