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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite’s toolbox and dockers are jam-packed with useful tools, options, and settings that may be new to you or as familiar as the back of your hand. This A to Z list breaks down most of the program’s tools, dockers, and functions with links to relevant tutorials showing you what fantastic things CorelDRAW can do. You can check out CorelDRAW X7 for a free 30 day trial to get you started with the program. A Align and Distribute:
There’s a couple of methods for creating complex circular patterns in Adobe Illustrator. One technique uses pattern brushes, but it involves designing multiple patterns that seamlessly repeat, which can be a difficult task in itself. Alternatively, you can make use of Illustrator’s symbol feature to create a pseudo kaleidoscope effect where a segment of your design is duplicated around a centre point to form a mirrored effect. Follow my step by step Illustrator tutorial to learn how to create a vector mandala pattern of your own. You’ll be surprised at how quickly you can build extremely detailed circular patterns with this process. This is the kind …
I love simple and sleek beveled icon vectors. I love them even more when they’re easy to make, and completely versatile as a foundation for a ton of other icons and design ideas. With a little practice, you can probably whip out some really beautiful icons in under a few minutes!
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’re going to take a cute character from starting sketch to finished product using Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be focusing on how to achieve an efficient workflow and how to use the Eraser Tool in a creative way, as well as creating unique brushes and giving our finished design a handmade, distressed effect.
Advertise here with BSA Adobe Photoshop is one of the more complicated programs because it can be used for a wide array of purposes. But once you nail down the fundamental tools it becomes a lot easier to envision how you might create certain effects in future work. One of the confusing ideas that often trips new users is the difference between a layer mask and a clipping mask. They behave similarly but should be used for different purposes. This guide will cover the basics of both layer masks & clipping masks while demonstrating how you might use them in real-world projects. Both should be useful at different times and if you want to master Photoshop then you’ll need to understand these crucial differences. General Masking The term “mask” is used in digital compositing to represent elements which are hidden or partially hidden from view. Both clipping & layer masks perform similar functions: they show/hide pixels in a non-destructive manner. For example if you want to remove the sky from a photo you can do this with a number of tools like magic wand or magic eraser. However both of those methods will permanently remove the pixels. In many cases this would be fine but other times you’ll prefer to mask those pixels instead of delete them. Generally speaking, layer masks provide more control over …
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The Difference Between Layer Masks & Clipping Masks in Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating The increasing popularity of rolled sushi has resulted in the spread of this dish around the world. Nowadays, there are so many variations and fillings that we can all find something to our taste.
What You’ll Be Creating In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a simple working space environment using Adobe Illustrator. The process is pretty simple as most of the steps will rely on using some of the basic shapes that come with Illustrator, with the help of which we will create almost all our illustration’s elements. 1. Create a New Document As with any new project the first thing you should do is make sure that you set up your document properly. Assuming you already have Illustrator running, go to File > New (Control-N) and create a new document with the following settings: Number of Artboards: 1 Width: 800 px Height: 600 px Units: Pixels And from the…
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How to Create a Desk Scenery Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe InDesign provides a range of drawing tools to get you started with creating vector graphics straight onto your InDesign layouts, but they are often overlooked in favor of specialized vector applications, like Illustrator or CorelDRAW. In this Quick Tip tutorial we’ll take a look at the tools you can use to create simple graphics in InDesign. Simple graphics are great for enhancing your InDesign layouts, from infographics to magazines to book covers! This tutorial is perfect for beginners to InDesign, or for seasoned Illustrator users looking to explore more of what the Adobe Creative Suite applications have to offer. 1. Finding InDesign’s Drawing Tools Step 1 Open up Adobe InDesign and go to File > New > Document . We’ll set up a sample document just to do some drawing on, and start experimenting!
What You’ll Be Creating If you follow my tutorials on a regular basis, you’ll know that I’m no stranger to a silhouette scene . I love creating them, as they’re easy to do and you can learn some new techniques along the way. I try to vary the tips you could pick up from them. In this silhouette tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create an easy swan silhouette swamp scene in Adobe Illustrator. With some creative tricks using the Twirl Tool, Scribble effect and some of Illustrator’s own brushes, I’ll show you how easy it is to create a Pen Tool free silhouette scene in a short amount of time. Tutorial Asset For this tutorial, I’m going to be using a stock image from PhotoDune. However, if you’re able to confidently draw a swan, or anything else present on a lake, you’re free to create this on your own and skip the swan step. Swan stock image 1.