A lot of times, you aren’t going to find the perfect photo. Sometimes the subject needs to be retouched or its background isn’t suitable. The objective of this Photoshop tutorial is to show you how to combine and blend different objects to create your perfect photo composition. We’ll discuss how to find the right images to use, how to match colors and some techniques for seamless photo blending.
This free set of 20 vintage/aged paper textures contains textures that are each 3600x3600px in size, high-resolution, and in JPG format. I use textures a lot in my illustrations and in my tutorials, so I made a variety of colors so that I would have a library to choose from. Now, I’m sharing them with you. Use these textures as backgrounds or for adding textured elements in your designs, illustrations, photos, and so forth.
In this Illustrator tutorial, you will learn how to draw a light bulb illustration. Most of the time, we’ll be using the Pen Tool, so this is great practice for those struggling with drawing freehand. A light bulb is a complex object that contains many small parts and details, and we will try our best to draw them all, in order to create as close to an accurate portrayal as possible.
This free texture pack consists of 7 high-resolution texture photos of rough sidewalk pavement, taken using a DSLR camera. Each texture has the dimensions of 1944x2896px, so they’re very large. Use them as background textures or apply them to your design projects to add a grainy, gritty feel. Enjoy!
In this Photoshop tutorial, I will demonstrate how to design a simple, textured and clean typographic poster. Following the steps in this tutorial, you will find techniques for creating a beautiful textured background and working with type in Photoshop.
The free sans serif fonts showcased in this collection feature plenty of rounded terminals and edges. The fonts’ roundness give them a softer and friendlier look. The roundness of these fonts also make them thicker and bolder in appearance. Try them out for your next design or digital art project!
When working with an outer space theme, the possibilities are endless — there are plenty of elements you can incorporate and photo manipulate into your composition. With the popularity and abundance of science fiction movies and books, there’s no shortage of inspiration either. In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to take some different space elements, as well as some earthly landscape elements, and put them all together to create a faded, vintage-like poster.
As always, we try to give our readers the best content we can, and today’s freebie pack is no different. This stock photo pack features rough, natural stones and rocks that can be used as stock photos, design elements, and as textures in your commercial and personal design and digital art projects. As usual, we’re providing this to you free of charge; all we ask is that you don’t redistribute the files without our permission. Other than that, rock on!
Blue is a popular color in web designs. Its symbol and meaning ranges from optimism and new opportunities to strength, vigor and trustworthiness. Blue is also said to have a soothing and refreshing quality when seen by people. In this collection, you’ll see exquisite web designs that use blue, in various hues, as a major color.
There’s something about photographs that manages to attract the attention of web users. Indeed, photos can be excellent design elements in a web design. Watch the file sizes of your web pages though; you have to strike a balance between aesthetics and page response times. From images of scenic landscapes to photos of people, the sites in this collection demonstrate the inspiring and visually tantalizing use of photos as chief elements in a web design.
This free website design template is brought to you by Purlize, coders of web designs. This web design template follows web standards and practices, has a fully functional image slider in the featured area, and has support for IE6 and above. This is a companion freebie from the tutorial, Create a Modern Lab Theme Web Design in Photoshop. We would greatly appreciate leaving the attribution link in the footer of the design, but the attribution may be removed at your discretion.
In this Illustrator tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an antique golden compass. We will use simple Illustrator drawing tools such as the Ellipse Tool, Pen Tool and Line Tool. We will get the chance to use gradients and simple vector-drawing techniques throughout the tutorial. If you’re a vector illustration beginner, don’t hesitate to try this tutorial out — I promise it’ll be a great learning experience.