SleekSocial: Icon Pack

SleekSocial: Icon Pack

This free icon pack contains 10 social media icons that you can use in websites, blogs, web interfaces, and any other work, commercial or personal. The theme is inspired by the Adobe Creative Suite logos. Each icon comes in 6 distinct colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple). Group them all in one color to match your work’s primary color or use a variety of colors for a vibrant and colorful theme. Use your creative minds!

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How to Create a 3D House Icon with Photoshop

How to Create a 3D House Icon with Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn to design a house icon in Adobe Photoshop. I’ve focused mainly on the flexible use of Layer Styles to give the different shapes its colors, giving us the ability to scale our work easier if needed. All the shapes involved in the tutorial are simple and can easily be made using shape tools. It is strongly recommended that you must have good command of shape and selection tools for certain portions of this tutorial.

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Make Swiss Design Inspired Business Cards in 30 Minutes

Make Swiss Design Inspired Business Cards in 30 Minutes

In this print design tutorial, you will witness a process for creating Swiss Style themed business cards using Adobe Illustrator and some tools and items that you can easily obtain from your your local office supply store (or online). We’re going to go through setting up Illustrator for designing a business card template, as well as how to print the template on business card stock.

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Sketchbook Secrets: 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Scans

Sketchbook Secrets: 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Scans

The sketchbook is—to borrow a term from the new millenniums’ popular discourse—an artist’s BFF. It’s a diary for the visually inclined—a place where artists can most comfortably explore their personal thoughts, work out their visual needs, practice, maintain a visual history, and hopefully create the unpolished work that will eventually lead to amazing work for the world to see.

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How to Make a High-Impact Fashion Poster in Photoshop

How to Make a High-Impact Fashion Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to use shapes and other objects to create a unique fashion poster scene. Utilizing Adobe Photoshop shapes is an awesome means for improving your designs and they can easily be used without spending too much time on them. The results of using shapes can be completely different every time depending on various factors such as what shapes you use, how many you use, and how you apply them to your work.

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Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop

Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop

In this photo manipulation tutorial, you will learn how to create a realistic composition of a painter using a room as his canvas. There’s a twist. It looks like the room is outdoors in a vibrant field! We will cover professional-level Photoshop tricks such as correcting the viewer’s perspective, adding accurate shadow and highlights, various blending techniques such as altering luminosity and shadows of the scene, adding textures and a vignette, and much more.

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Create a Fantasy “Night & Day” Composition in Photoshop

Create a Fantasy “Night & Day” Composition in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to put together some images and how to make use of some Photoshop brushes to design a fantastic fantasy photomanipulation in Photoshop. We will create a scene with a girl floating in front of a building and some vines that connect the girl to the gargoyles of the building.

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Lava Rock: Texture Pack

Lava Rock: Texture Pack

This is a collection of free textures of lava rock for you to enjoy. There are 12 high-resolution images available in this Design Instruct exclusive. They are available for personal and commercial use in your work, but please do not redistribute this pack without obtaining consent first. The image files are 2000x3008px in size.

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Create a Clean and Classy Web Design in Photoshop

Create a Clean and Classy Web Design in Photoshop

In this web design tutorial, you will learn how to create an elegant and professional web layout that can be used as a web portfolio site. We will use various Photoshop techniques, relying on basic tools such as shape tools and layer styles that will result in a usable web design. As a bonus, we have included a working HTML/CSS/JavaScript web template that you can download and use in any way that you like, free of charge!

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Make a 3D Pencil and Paper Icon in Photoshop

Make a 3D Pencil and Paper Icon in Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop icon creation tutorial, you will learn how to create a high-quality three-dimensional pen and paper icon from scratch. It entails simple Photoshop tools and commands, some crafty layer styles, and only needs basic knowledge of the Pen Tool, shape tools, and marquee selection tools to draw the shapes. This tutorial demonstrates how to create two icons (a piece of paper and a pencil), so don’t feel obliged to create both icons.

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An Illustrator’s Project: From Start to Finish

An Illustrator’s Project: From Start to Finish

In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the steps of how to create an illustration art piece so that you can witness what goes behind a digital illustrator’s work, as well as gain some new insights for your own projects’ workflow. We’ll go through conceptualization and idea gathering, creating illustrations in Illustrator, and then finishing the piece in Photoshop.

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Leather: Texture Pack

Leather: Texture Pack

In this exclusive Design Instruct freebie, you will be able to avail of some high-resolution and large-dimension leather textures that you can use in your personal and commercial work. The sizes range from 1496px to 2000px in width. There are a variety of leather textures for you to enjoy, use, and choose from. The file format of the images is JPG.

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