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What You’ll Be Creating A globally recognized festival, Children’s Day celebrates children and their well-being. Children’s Day is celebrated in a number of different countries, but since 1925 the event has denoted a very special day for many families in Mexico, where they celebrate the event on 30
What You’ll Be Creating Get your 30-day free trial now! You will be downloading a 30-day, fully functional trial version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 . This trial is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The 64-bit version has been optimized for those with 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 7. Visual appearance is one of the main aspects of any game alongside the gameplay itself. In this tutorial we’ll take on the role of a video game designer and create our own repeating background, depicting a colorful orchard. We’ll work with some basic shapes and use Mesh Fill to enliven our objects in CorelDRAW® X7. Let’s get started! 1. Prepare the Base for the Orchard Background Step 1 First …
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How to Create a Vivid Video Game Background in CorelDRAW
What You’ll Be Creating Get your 30-day free trial now! You will be downloading a 30-day, fully functional trial version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 . This trial is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The 64-bit version has been optimized for those with 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 7. In this tutorial we’ll be creating a retro-style banner for a hipster barbershop in CorelDRAW® X7. We will learn how to use various tools for creating curves and segments and drawing hair, rendering a stylish bushy beard. Then we’ll continue by designing a banner and find out how to turn it into a trendy Facebook cover image. Let’s get started! 1. Make Stylish Hipster Glasses Step 1 We’ll start by forming some basic idea of our future banner. Since it is going to be a Facebook cover, let’s make it simple and minimalistic in order not to overload our banner with details, which can distract the viewer from the main element of the composition. Here is a very rough sketch of what we are going to design. We’ve left some …
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Design a Hipster Barbershop Facebook Cover in CorelDRAW
What You’ll Be Creating A problem many Adobe InDesign users encounter is the time-consuming and mind-numbingly repetitive task of copying and pasting content, e.g. images, shapes, etc., from one page to another page in your InDesign document, or even pasting content onto completely separate documents. In Adobe InDesign CS6 and CC you’ll find a fantastic little tool that can help you manage repeated content more easily: the Content Collector Tool, and its partner-in-crime, the Content Placer Tool.
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe Illustrator is today by far the most popular vector software out there. As complex and elaborate as it might seem at first, it doesn’t take you long to tinker with it and figure out what most of its buttons and options do. Still, some functions and settings are usually overlooked by those who are just starting to grasp it, which is why I’m going to share with you something that I wish somebody had showed me when I first started out using it. Yes, I’m talking about the Grid system. What Is the Grid? As with any learning curve, the first thing we need to ask ourselves is what is the actual meaning of the word? According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary , a grid is defined as “a network of uniformly spaced horizontal and perpendicular lines (as for locating points on a map)” . An even more refined definition can be found over at Wikipedia , where the grid is explained in the context of graphic design: “a
What You’ll Be Creating We’re nearing the end of this lettering series! In this tutorial, I’m going to provide you with some more technical methods to create various forms of additional styling for your lettering. Now, you obviously know there are endless ways to stylize your lettering. I still have yet to attempt everything, but for this tutorial, we will be focusing on nine of the
Take your text art for a spin with this split 3D split text vector effect. Add dimension to your work in as quick as 20 minutes with this tutorial! Tutorial Details: 3D Split Text Vector Effect Program : Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Difficulty : Intermediate Topics Covered : Text Effect, Extrude & Bevel, Gradients Estimated Completion Time : 20 Minutes Final Image: 3D Split Text Vector Effect Step 1: 3D Split Text Vector Effect Start your 3D split text vector effect with a New Document created in Adobe Illustrator CC . Use the Type Tool (T) to write out a word or a couple letters. I’ve used the font Nexa Bold for my design. Step 2 Expand the text into an object and Ungroup the letters. I’m going to start with the letter “S”. Step 3 Overlap …
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30 Minutes to Custom 3D Split Text Vector Effect!
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe InDesign is not always considered as versatile for formatting images and shapes as some of its sister applications, like Photoshop and Illustrator. This is a huge preconception. It’s true that advanced effects should only be tackled in a specialist image-editing program, but there are still loads of fantastic things you can do to enhance graphic elements directly in InDesign.
What You’ll Be Creating Creating your own practical brush effects in Adobe Photoshop is an incredibly rewarding experience. Getting away from your desk and crafting something in the real world to use as a digital effect causes you to look at the world around you in a different way. You begin to see textures and patterns that were previously overlooked. Finding elements to use digitally is one thing; creating them yourself is something entirely different. Portraying metal in any type of realistic manner necessitates a bit of wear and tear on the substance. Metals are more durable than most of the objects found in our world, but that doesn’t mean the world doesn’t try to test that limit on a regular basis. Metal objects that are used heavily tend to have dings, dents, scrapes and scratches. In this tutorial we will explore some easy methods of creating and capturing scratched metal effects that can be used for digital designs in Photoshop. 1. Creating the Practical Effect…
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How to Create Custom Scratched Metal Brushes in Adobe Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating Sometimes you want to quickly liven up an Adobe InDesign layout without the need for creating custom images in Illustrator or Photoshop, or having to track down and purchase stock images. But how can you avoid the need for importing images when you want to give your text document more of a visual edge? This is when the InDesign Glyphs panel really comes into its own. There are thousands of free or good-value fonts available to download on the web, and many of these typefaces have all sorts of different decorative elements as part of their character set. In this Quick Tip tutorial I’ll take a look at how you can use the Glyphs panel in Adobe InDesign to add ready-to-use graphic elements to your layouts, and I’ll also recommend some great symbol-based fonts.