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What You’ll Be Creating Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial: Plain white paper Oil-based paint A brush or a simple stick 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use gradients, effects like drop shadows and outer glows, and custom brushes in order to render a Halloween-inspired scene that looks as if it’s made of dimensional, illuminated paper cut-outs. While nothing beats carefully cutting and layering shapes in various types of paper, this tutorial will let you try out the style and design ideas without investing in the tools and techniques needed for paper cutting. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating As a comic artist, one of the comments I get the most is: “I don’t know how you’re able to draw the same character over and over again so that they’re recognizable!” Even artists who are reasonably fluent in drawing humans can still find this challenging, which is why I put together this final lesson.
What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create a purple monochrome portrait from a photograph, for GLAAD’s Spirit Day , in Adobe Illustrator. Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes ‘spirit’ on the rainbow flag. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating Tutorial Assets We’ve used Adobe InDesign CC in this tutorial, but older versions would work as well to follow along. You will also need the following stock photo to complete this tutorial. Please download it before you begin, or substitute with a similar picture and adjust the steps accordingly: USN Aircraft Model Plane PSD
What You’ll Be Creating Creating 3D text effect does not always require using the 3D tools. This tutorial will show you a simple way of using the shape attributes in Adobe Photoshop CC, along with a couple of layer styles, to create a retro, leather-like, 3D text effect pretty easily and quickly. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Courgette
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, Petros Afshar and I will
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Advertise here with BSA Crafting your layout around iconic symbolism offers a method of communication beyond just text. Symbols quickly explain the function of a button or link. Symbols become recognizable logos for companies. And symbols let us know when we’ve meandered our way into the wrong bathroom. Well, symbols and the lamenting screams of horrified women(or men?). Keep in mind that a website using too many icons will get confusing real fast. You generally need some context to help readers understand what they’re looking at. Finding a balance between visual and contextual information is the name of the game. And that game’s called Connect Four. But instead of connecting colorful plastic it’s like connecting design elements. And you’re not really playing as much as frantically overthinking to find a good solution. While there isn’t any magic formula to use on every webpage I’d like to offer advice for designers who want to better understand icon placement. Specifically how to fit and craft icons which blend into a page while offering a dash of convenience to the user experience. Illustrating Ideas When using any icons in your website the goal should be to illustrate your own unique idea. This idea(or ideas) should be clear, effective, and immediately recognizable. It’s best if you plan out some content into paragraphs or list items…
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The Importance of Unique Icons in Web Design
What You’ll Be Creating You’d think that long hair was the hardest hair to render… well that and curly hair, however I have news for you. From my experience from vectoring hundreds of vector portraits, short hair has always been more time consuming and required more precision.