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Advertise here with BSA Making a dotted line is easy in Illustrator. You just change it in the stroke palette. Photoshop, on the other hand, is a bit trickier. There is more than one way, but I want to show you how to quickly make a dotted line in Photoshop. Ever make a Photoshop mock-up of a website design before getting down and dirty with the code? This little trick may come in handy. 1. Open your Brushes Palette Yep, you are going to be using a brush for this quick trick. Open your brushes palette by going to Window > Brushes, or hit F5 on your keyboard. Once open, click on “Brush Tip Shape” within the Brushes palette and select a very small brush like 1-5px. 2. Uncheck Shape Dynamics and Smoothing 3. Adjust the “Spacing” to create the dots This part is up to you in order to achieve your desired effect. Pay no attention to the waves in the preview. It’s the default preview. All you are worried about here is the amount of space between the dots. 4. Choose your brush color If you haven’t already, choose the brush tool in the tools palette, or hit B on the keyboard. Also make sure you select a color for your brush, which would be the foreground color. ( I chose black ) 5. Hold Shift and Drag With the brush tool, hold shift, drag and bam, perfect dotted line!
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Make a Dotted Line in Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating If you regularly use both Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Creative Cloud Libraries offer a way to keep all of your frequently-used assets in one place. Creative Cloud Libraries can also be used with Adobe’s mobile apps, like Shape, Brush, and Draw.
What You’ll Be Creating Smoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dizzyingly complex.
What You’ll Be Creating Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps below to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to create a multicolored splashed text effect in Adobe Illustrator. In the beginning you will manipulate the text a little and once ready, you will add some dimension to it with the help of the Bas Relief effect.
What You’ll Be Creating I had a bouquet of yellow roses on the table and decided to draw it. Without a clear picture in mind I usually experiment a lot with colors, gradients, and transparency. In this tutorial I am going to highlight a few tricks that I use when drawing with Adobe Illustrator. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Coffee rings are a special type of grunge effect that tends to turn accidents into elements. The fluid nature of the effect makes it difficult to reproduce digitally in a realistic manner. Fortunately, they are really easy to create practically, almost unavoidable even! Follow along as I demonstrate how to create, capture, digitize and use your very own Coffee Ring brushes! 1. The Practical Effect To generate coffee rings, one technique might be to just swap out your coaster for a slip of paper on your desk. But I prefer a more controlled and intentional approach. Step 1 Gather the materials for creating the practical effect. Use a heavyweight cardstock or other type of paper that is sturdy enough to withstand the spilled coffee without wrinkling. A small brush or sponge is helpful for controlling the liquid. Then the critical element is a mug of coffee: the darker the roast, the better. Step 2 Place the mug of coffee on one of the sheets…
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Create Custom Coffee Ring Brushes in Adobe Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll play with adjustment layers and various effects in order to create a seamless grunge texture in the form of a pattern fill. Combine this tutorial with the previous grunge brush tutorial and you’ll have the tools and techniques to create countless grungy creations worthy of a dystopian future themed gallery show. Enjoy! 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Last time we were designing and sketching a zombie dragon . Today we’re going to make it more real by creating a digital painting in Adobe Photoshop. I’ll show you a clean, non-destructive way of painting digitally—we’ll be using Layer Masks and maps known from 3D modeling. I’ll explain to you how ambient occlusion works and how to add color and lighting to it with proper Blending Modes. We’re going to create a complete piece of concept art with three very simple brushes you’ll make yourself. Follow me! 1. Prepare the Workspace Step 1 We need to prepare the sketch we created before. If your line art has been drawn traditionally, scan it or take a good photo of it. Step 2 Create a New File (Control-N) and choose dimensions that will let you work comfortably. The bigger, the better, but don’t go overboard! If you’re not sure about how big you can go, try 5000 px x 5000 px , choose a complicated brush, and paint a big stroke quickly. If it doesn’t lag, you’re free to go. Paste your line art to the file and, if necessary, scale it with the Free Transform Tool (Control-T). Step 3 Name the layer with the sketch lineart . Change its…
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Create Zombie Dragon Concept Art: Painting in Adobe Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating Layering textures and brushes can give detail and depth to simple designs, making them look more interesting. This tutorial will show you how to do that, with the help of some blur filters and simple layer styles, in order to create a nice grungy text effect in Adobe Photoshop. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: SI Font Regular