Photoshop Patterns: Ultimate Guide

Photoshop Patterns: Ultimate Guide

Patterns in Adobe Photoshop are wonderful for incorporating interesting repeating elements in your design. Patterns are easy to use and make, yet can have a significant impact in your compositions. This guide will explore the use, creation, and management of Photoshop patterns through a hands-on approach.

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Draw a 3D LCD Monitor with Photoshop

Draw a 3D LCD Monitor with Photoshop

This tutorial is targeted at achieving a detailed 3D LCD monitor using Adobe Photoshop. The result could be used as an icon. To arrive at the final design, we will use basic Photoshop features such as the selection tools, layer styles, the Gradient Tool, the Pen Tool, and more. A proficiency in utilizing the Pen Tool and the Lasso Tool is needed in order to get the most out of this Photoshop tutorial.

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Grunge Stone Woman Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Grunge Stone Woman Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

In this design tutorial, we are going to perform a photo manipulation of a beautiful woman breaking free from the confines of her stone prison. We will be using Photoshop to blend various images together along with a bit of brushwork, adjustment layers, and layer styles to create a masterful and compelling image.

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Pavement: Texture Pack

Pavement: Texture Pack

This pack of textures comes with 8 high-resolution image files of pavement, which you can use to incorporate rough and gritty elements into your design projects. The images are huge (between 1875 to 3000px in width), giving you the ability to use them in a variety of ways. They can be used free of charge any way you like, as long as you don’t redistribute/resell the actual files and texture pack themselves.

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Make a Stylish Futuristic Textured Wallpaper in Photoshop

Make a Stylish Futuristic Textured Wallpaper in Photoshop

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.

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Make a Stylishly Elegant Portfolio Web Design in Photoshop

Make a Stylishly Elegant Portfolio Web Design in Photoshop

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.

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Font Collection: 10 Free Slab Serif Fonts

Font Collection: 10 Free Slab Serif Fonts

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.

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Inspiration: 30 Beautiful Textured Illustrations

Inspiration: 30 Beautiful Textured Illustrations

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.

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Create a Cosmic Scene with Photoshop and Cinema 4D

Create a Cosmic Scene with Photoshop and Cinema 4D

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.

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Create a Beautiful Paint Brush Icon in Photoshop

Create a Beautiful Paint Brush Icon in Photoshop

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.

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Retro Abstract Circles: Photoshop Brush Pack

Retro Abstract Circles: Photoshop Brush Pack

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.

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Photoshop Layer Styles: Comprehensive Guide

Photoshop Layer Styles: Comprehensive Guide

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.

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