In this icon design tutorial, we will construct a desktop printer icon that is rich in detail. We will use the industry-standard vector illustration tool: Adobe Illustrator. The icon we will make is from our Perspective general icon set. Ready? Perhaps you should serve yourself a cup of coffee and grab a bag of chips to pass the hunger while we draw our icon (it could take a while to finish)!
Looking at images for visual inspiration can spark your creativity and give you ideas on ways to approach your own designs. Image bookmarking sites — which collect and present images from various places around the Web — are excellent places for creatives searching for visual inspiration. Here are a few image bookmarking sites to check out.
Blackletter fonts, often also referred to as gothic script fonts, are an old style of fonts that dates back to the 12th century. Today, you can see them digitalized and used in typographic artwork, though it is rare to see them used as display fonts. In this font collection, you will find some lovely and free blackletter fonts.
In this Photoshop design tutorial, we are going to be creating a striking, dark-themed piece with colorful highlights using stock photos, textures, and Photoshop brushes. The scene is built around a raven and a clock that represents fate and waiting for your time to come. With this tutorial, however, we will be depicting this theme in a fresh and edgy way that will surely give you some new things to try in Photoshop!
In this tutorial, I will share the techniques that I use for creating artistic vector artwork with Illustrator. We will go over a few different ways that we can compose vector drawings together using reference images, how to use layer transparencies, and how to give our vector artwork a color-washed look with the use of Live Paint and color gradients. We will then finish off our work in Photoshop.
This free brush set contains 20 hand-drawn-style abstract sketches as well as PNG files for each brush. They are perfect for accenting your design projects with a touch of sketch-style elements. The brushes are between 400-2,000px wide.
In this Photoshop tutorial, we will photo manipulate different photos, textures and organic elements to produce a mysterious Zen-inspired composition. We will produce a dominantly monochromatic piece that we will then sprinkle with hints of color to bring our work into another level. We will explore the use of the Color Range command, image adjustments, warping and blurring to give a sense of motion and depth, and much more.
In this Photoshop web design tutorial, I would like to show you how to create a clean and elegant portfolio web layout that has numerous areas for common content types such as an area that displays a blog post excerpt, a nice image slider for featured works, social media information, and a thumbnail gallery. We will cover plenty of professional-grade web designing techniques in this Photoshop tutorial.
A web application’s site design is the first look potential users will get before deciding whether or not to sign up for the service; it’s the book cover, table of contents and blurb of a web app that abeyant visitors will scrutinize before deciding to make the jump towards becoming its user. In this web design inspiration showcase, you’ll feast your eyes on stylish and modern web app site designs that make powerful impressions.
This Photoshop tutorial involves combining various photos and textures to come up with a colorful and surreal scene. This tutorial is geared towards intermediate and advanced Photoshop users who are already familiar with Photoshop. We will use things such as layer masks, a custom brush that we will make from scratch, image adjustments, and so on.
This design tutorial is meant to explain how to draw a 3D book icon from scratch with the help of Photoshop. We will use tools such as the Pen Tool, Polygonal Lasso Tool, and Gradient Tool, among other things. A strong proficiency in drawing shapes is needed in order to complete this tutorial.
As an artist, I am always listening to, and being inspired by, music. I wanted to do a tutorial that pays tribute to this art form for what it has contributed to our culture. In this tutorial, we are going to create a colorful scene inspired by breakdancing and the urban lifestyle. We will be using some Photoshop brushes, photo-blending techniques, and advanced lighting techniques to achieve the final result. Throw on some tunes and fire up Photoshop — let’s get to it!