What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, we are going to design a set of icons in Adobe Photoshop. An icon set needs to have the same background and theme. For learning purposes, we are going to design a sun icon, an ice flake icon, and an RSS icon. Let’s get started. 1. Preparing the Canvas Step 1 Start by making a new file with size 350 px × 350 px . Click the small box next to the
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Guess what? You’ve been invited to… take this course on designing invitations! Invitations exist for a variety of events, and their presentation sets the stage for the event. In
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll get a full introduction to creating and manipulating Perfect Shapes, the pre-made shape tools that are perfect for creating various infographics and other designs in CorelDRAW. Additionally, I’ll introduce you to the Drop Shadow Tool, which not only adds drop shadows to objects, but also allows you complete control over the shadow’s shape, range, and intensity. 1.
As these chunky button vectors get more popular I find clients requesting them more and more. If you are getting the same requests or just want to learn how to create them, you’ll be happy to know it is pretty easy. With heavy use of the Appearance panel, this tut is similar to others I have written. Like in the previous tutorials, it is easy to make a graphic style and apply the effects to other elements! Tutorial Details: Chunky Button Vectors Program : Adobe Illustrator CS5 (You should be able to create this tutorial in CS4 but some of the tutorial images might look different.) Difficulty: Beginner /Intermediate Topics Covered: Appearance Panel, Gradients Estimated Completion Time: 15-20 Final Image: Chunky Button Vectors Below is the final chunky button vector we will be working towards. Step 1 First …
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What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial will guide you through creating a brushed metal text effect, using multiple layer styles and some textures. You’ll get to work a bit with the text itself, and also use a smart object to warp the styled text but keep it editable, so it can be modified pretty quickly without the need to go over the steps again. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Paragon Black
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll learn how to incorporate various gradient types and styles into an icon design in CorelDRAW. Additionally, you’ll become comfortable with the Interactive Gradient Tool, which allows users to manually set the angle, distribution, and placement of a gradient within an object. Finally, we’ll use Transparency and Merge
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe has made some exciting new changes to the way InDesign manages color. Let’s review what you need to know about the newly renamed Adobe Color CC (formerly Adobe Kuler), and how it can improve your designs and the efficiency of your workflow in InDesign. 1. Using Adobe Color CC to Create Color Themes A really fantastic feature of CC is the integration of the InDesign software with the online Adobe Color platform, which you can use to create your own color palettes (Color Themes) with enhanced creativity and ease. You can create themes in the desktop or mobile app, or create themes in Illustrator or Photoshop.
What You’ll Be Creating An animation of a flying creature is very complicated to create—flapping wings change in perspective, all those feathers change their length and position, and there’s a certain rhythm that must be followed.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an elegant vintage greeting card with a fawn illustration. You will use a sketch drawn directly in Adobe Illustrator and then outline it with the Pen Tool. You will also learn to draw holly berries using basic shapes, and add a simple striped background. Let’s imagine a snowy forest, wild animals and one tiny fawn, jumping directly into your artwork… 1. Creating the Striped Background Step 1 Open your Adobe Illustrator and create a new document ( Control-N ). Today, we will start from the background. So, take the Rectangle Tool (M) and create a rectangle with