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What You’ll Be Creating One of the best traits of isometric pixel art is its expandability; if you have already made basic, recyclable elements, you can reproduce them and put them all together in ever-expanding scenes. That’s what we’ll be doing in this tutorial. We’ll gather our assets and put them together to make a neighborhood block. You’ll have a small environment, but with enough time and effort you should be able to eventually make a whole neighbourhood or city! I’ve written three tutorials that precede this one. You’ll need the tips and lessons from them as well as the assets created in them, so I advise going through them, preferably in this order: Isometric Pixel Art Character Isometric Pixel Art House Isometric Pixel Art Vehicle If you’re caught up, then congrats! you’re ready to start! 1.
What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial will guide you through creating a brushed metal text effect, using multiple layer styles and some textures. You’ll get to work a bit with the text itself, and also use a smart object to warp the styled text but keep it editable, so it can be modified pretty quickly without the need to go over the steps again. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Paragon Black
This interview is an absolute pleasure. From drag queens to pop culture icons, Daniel Alexander mixes fashion, gender expression, and comic book illustration in a skillful and utterly fabulous manner. Sit for a spell and read about his influences, inspiration, stories about his present work, and where it’s all going.
What You’ll Be Creating The basic fractal flower needs only two total transforms. With practice you will be able to create a wide variety of unique and fun fractal flowers using this technique. I’m using specific numbers for the weights and variations so that you are able to reproduce the results exactly and gain a working knowledge of how these flowers are created. You should feel free to experiment with the values after you have worked through the tutorial. 1. Set the Stage Step 1 Begin by opening the Editor window in Apophysis and choosing the New flame option to reset to a blank screen. Step 2 Remove linear from the transform on the Variations tab by changing it to 0 . Set the spherical variation to 1 . 2. Setting Up the Two Base Transforms Step 1 Move this first transform up 0.5 units and to the right 0.2 units. The easiest way to accomplish this is to switch to the Triangle tab and set the units to 0.1 . Then use the up arrow five times and the right arrow
What You’ll Be Creating In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple player bar UI in iDraw for iPad.
What You’ll Be Creating The Flame Generator filter in Adobe Photoshop CC is a new feature that’s designed to render realistic flames on user-defined paths. This tutorial will show you how to style and texture a rusty text, then add some flames using the filter, along with some other smoke and sparks textures to create a vibrant flaming text effect. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Intro Regular
What You’ll Be Creating You don’t have to use 3D software just to create a simple three-dimensional icon. Photoshop can do that too using some simple tricks with gradient color, highlight, and shadow. Here, we are going to use these tricks to draw a map icon. Let’s get started! 1. Drawing a Map Step 1 To draw the paper, start by simply drawing its points using the
There’s some talented artists out there who can hand paint stunning hyper-realistic art, but those kinds of skills are something us mere mortals can only dream of. Thankfully with the help of Photoshop it’s possible to create cool effects to mimic the style of painted images. In today’s tutorial I show you a few steps that will transform a photograph into a digitally painted piece of art with detailed brush strokes and blotchy colours. The effect we’ll be creating in this tutorial transforms a photograph with fine brush strokes to produce a realistic painted appearance. This technique is great for simulating illustrated artwork for retro movie posters or just to give your images a cool stylized look. Open up your chosen image in Photoshop. I’m using a portrait photo I picked out from Shutterstock. Add a Curves adjustment layer and darken the blacks and brighten the whites to subtly increase the contrast. Use the shortcut CMD+J to duplicate the background layer twice, then with the uppermost layer selected add a High Pass effect from the Filters menu. Adjust the High Pass filter radius …
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How To Create a Realistic Painted Effect in Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating Adobe InDesign is a standard piece of publishing software, and is commonly used by professional typesetters to design the inside pages of books. If you’re creating your own self-published book, or simply want to know a little more about the typesetting process, this quick and simple tutorial will teach you the basics for typesetting a print book. In this tutorial we’ll create the inside pages for a short, eight-page section of a book, the much-loved classic Moby Dick by
What You’ll Be Creating At this point, after practicing the concepts in Letterforms at Their Core ,