What You’ll Be Creating In today’s tutorial we’ll be drawing a delicate and expressive female portrait with hair decorations, such as flowers and a feather. The theme of this drawing is natural beauty and stylization for Renaissance art. We’ll be using ink liners and watercolor pencils. What You Will Need White paper (any kind you are comfortable with) Lead pencil for creating the sketch (I recommend HB type) Eraser (for any excess pencil lines) Ink liners (I’ll be working with 0.1 mm, 0.2 mm, 0.3 mm, 0.5 mm and 0.8 mm line width types) Pencils (I use three colors: lilac, blue and pink, but you can add more tints) Undertaking a historical study of the Renaissance period
What You’ll Be Creating With this tutorial I’d like to show you how to create an Alice in Wonderland photo manipulation, perfect for adorning your mobile background. Read on to learn about Pixelmator’s easy-to-use Effects Browser and other nifty features only available on the Mac. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Mushroom 1 , Mushroom 2 Moss 1 , Moss 2 Cup Pocket Watch Caterpillar Smoke 1 , Smoke 2 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Summer is here! So it’s time for a colorful, fresh, and fun text effect tutorial. This tutorial will show you how to create a colorful 3D text effect, and then add in a couple of brushes and stock images to create an interesting, summery text effect. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Insaniburger
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll be creating a layout for a handcrafted goods shop. I
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a semi-realistic Apple Watch illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create the metallic frame and the screen using simple rectangles, basic vector shape building techniques and some effects. Using several linear gradients, a Warp and a Transform effect and some basic blending techniques, you will learn how to create the buttons. Finally, you will learn how to create the strap and how to easily recolor it. 1. Create a New Document and Set Up a Grid Hit Control-N to create a new document. Select Pixels from the Units drop-down menu, enter 600 in the width and height boxes and then click on the Advanced button. Select RGB , Screen (72 ppi) and make sure that the Align New …
The whole team here at Tuts+ is excited to announce that we’ve just published our 20,000th free tutorial. Since launching in 2007, Tuts+ has helped more than a quarter of a billion people learn new skills and improve their lives. We’re very proud to have helped so many people from all over the world expand their knowledge across a huge range of topics—all for free! To celebrate the occasion, we asked our editorial team to share with you some of their favorite tutorials from the last few years, so make sure to check them out. And as a small thanks to our community of readers for helping us get here, we’ve teamed up with some of the great authors on…
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What You’ll Be Creating A child’s imagination is a precious thing of wonder. I believe it should be nurtured and encouraged whenever possible. One of the most common forms children use to express their imagination is drawing their fantasies. What better way to encourage it than by placing them within their very own imaginary world! This project is intended to be a collaboration between a parent and child. Start by working together to plan it out. The parent’s portion is to take photos of the child and set up the files in Photoshop. The kid’s portion includes the original drawing and then placing the scanned layer into the scene, and even some lightweight digital painting and illustration. This is a very fun project than can be easily repeated any number of times. It’s likely that once your child sees just how they look in their drawings, they will want to explore different ideas too! Use this time…
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Adobe Photoshop For Kids! Fantasy Me!
The Pen Tool is iconic to vector creation and is often used as a symbol to represent vector elements or programs. However, it is notoriously difficult to master and can become a learning block for those wishing to get into vector. This is probably why our comprehensive guide to the Pen Tool is one of our top vector tutorials! The Pen Tool has many functions, but it’s specifically using the handle bar function which provides a road block for people. When I was first starting out, it’s what held me back too.
The most diverse and scrupulous websites tend to be creative designs. Musical sites are one genre where content primarily focuses on media & a performer or group of performers. It’s also tough to find great band websites because most either follow a template or are just plain bad. As such I’ve collected a series of awesome band websites to provide inspiration for web designers. A few of these bands are world famous while others cater to an underground following. Either way the layouts and design aesthetics are incredible and worthy of study in regards to building your own custom band website. Tycho OFF! You Blew It Mutoid Man Goo Goo Dolls Issues Smith Street Band Iron Chic Joyce Manor Metropol PEARS Trash Talk I Am The Avalanche Andrew Jackson Jihad Ceremony Banner Pilot Against Me! Comeback Kid The Brokedowns Sea Cycles Great Apes Candy Hearts Smoove and Turrell Tweens Cheap Girls Moonlit Sailor Samiam Tiny Engines
28 Modern Band Web Designs that Rock!
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll create a set of flat icons for Apple Watch that can be found on the original Apple Watch Home Screen menu by default. We’ll be using basic shapes and Warp Effects as well as some more complicated methods of making a trendy user interface design. Let’s get started! 1. Apple Watch