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What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a bronze beveled text effect using layer styles in Adobe Photoshop.
What You’ll Be Creating If you are making a pixel art town illustration, or even if you only want to do a simple isometric pixel art piece, a coffee shop or restaurant will be a good thing to add. We’ll be making a small, simple building, but adding a few new tricks to make it look like a coffee shop. Make sure to read these tutorials before continuing: Isometric Pixel Art Character Isometric Pixel Art House And optionally: Isometric Pixel Art Apartment Building 1. Work Out the Dimensions of the Building Let’s figure out what size to make our building. Step 1 As usual, we take the character as a size reference. This will be the height of our building. Step 2 And this, the width of the facade. We can easily alter these sizes later on if we want. Step 3 And this will be the depth of the building. It will be pretty small. Step 4 Let’s add the top lines for the roof. They’re the same L-shaped lines, only rotated 180 degrees. Place them a pixel above the other lines and then …
I almost forgot all about my annual tradition to write a birthday/anniversary post every April when my little blog gets another year older. 2015 marks 8 years of Spoon Graphics, so let’s take a look at how things have changed over the past 12 months. Last year I talked about the tweaks I’d made to my site to survive the apocalypse . I’m happy to report that those changes have made great improvements to my site’s growth, and things seem to be looking good for the future. I always start these anniversary posts with links to my previous yearly celebrations. It’s always interesting to go back and see how my blog has progressed and how I described my experiences: Blog.SpoonGraphics Turns 7 – Surviving the Apocalypse Blog.SpoonGraphics Turns 6 Years Old – Staying Fresh Blog.SpoonGraphics Turns 5 Years Old – Thank You! Blog.SpoonGraphics Turns 4 …
Art Deco is an iconic design style from the 1920s that was recently given a new lease of life thanks to the movie The Great Gatsby. Geometric, angular shapes and symmetry are some of the key features of the art deco style, which produce some beautiful graphic designs when used as backgrounds, frames and patterns. In today’s tutorial we’ll use Illustrator to create a detailed art deco pattern, then we’ll switch over to Photoshop to polish it up with shiny brass metal effects. The design we’ll be creating in this tutorial is an intricate mix of angular lines to create a complex art deco style pattern. To really give it the extravagant Great Gatsby treatment we’ll use Photoshop to add realistic shiny metal and lighting effects. Use this tutorial to create frames and backgrounds for your art deco themed designs for classy wedding invitations, leaflets, business cards, etc. It is…
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How To Create a Great Gatsby Style Art Deco Pattern
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 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
What You’ll Be Creating Tutorial Assets Vintage Spring Illustrations
It’s long been established that the human race is ran by furry overlords known as “cats”. I myself am a slave to two adorable, yet dominant felines who have manipulated my behaviour to overly share their images on social media and make them subjects of many vectors. For April Fools Day, we at Tuts+ would like to celebrate the awesomeness of cats with a roundup of our favourite tutorials in the Design & Illustration section featuring our feline friends. In addition, our community has shared their own creations for you to check out! Vector Tutorials for the Feline Fanatic Halloween Play With Blends and Image Trace to Create a Simple Cat Scene in Adobe Illustrator Sharon Milne Animals Creating an Adorable Strawberry Tiger in Adobe Illustrator Asher Benson Illustration Create an Innocent Fluffy Kitten With Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator Monika Zagrobelna Illustration Create a Large Face, Cat Illustration from Stock in Adobe Illustrator Sharon Milne Illustration Create a Slam Dunk Cat With Textured Background in Illustrator Masha Goubar Adobe Photoshop Create an Illustrative Logo From a Photograph Cheryl Graham Illustration Create a Fluffy Halloween Cat using the Paintbrush Tool and Gradients Sharon Milne Tools & Tips Quick Tip: How to Create a Simple Paw Print Scatter Brush in Adobe Illustrator Sharon Milne Promotion Using a Stock Base to Create a Playful Cat Illustration Sharon Milne …
What You’ll Be Creating Less is more when it comes to designing layouts! We take a look at how incorporating more white space into your InDesign layouts can make a huge difference to your work, taking your designs from crowded and fussy to streamlined and polished in an instant.