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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 an elegant seamless pattern with precious gems in CorelDRAW® X7. Follow the process together with me and learn how to make a set of shiny gems with basic shapes and then build up a repeating pattern using the Duplicate feature and Pattern Fill function in CorelDRAW. We’ll finish up by recoloring our pattern in a few clicks with the versatile Color Styles docker and using the Find and Replace function. Interested? Let’s get started!
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 The real world is dirty. Really dirty. Look closely enough at almost any surface that surrounds us, and you will find some degree of dirt or grime, or decay, or weathering. It’s all a part of the natural chaos of this world.
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
Want to create a sleek and modern metal icon suite? Need a brushed metal texture vector background? With this brushed metal texture vector tutorial you’ll be able to learn this super useful technique in just minutes. This brushed metal technique utilizes Illustrator’s Effects and is pretty simplistic when you break it down – easy to replicate numerous times. You can use the brushed metal texture in almost anything, but I find myself using it in icons, logos, and interfaces. Notes: Brushed Metal Texture Vector This brushed metal texture vector tutorial was created with Illustrator CS3. Keyboard shortcuts are displayed in orange. ⌘ is displayed for the Command key (mac), with the Ctrl key being the Windows equivalent (not displayed). Brushed Metal Texture Vector Let’s kick this heavy metal kick off by creating a 5 inch by 5 inch rectangle with the Rectangle Tool (m) . An easy way to draw an exact rectangle is to click on the artboard with the Rectangle Tool (m) to bring up the Rectangle dialog to enter dimensions. Gradient Next for this brushed metal texture vector comes the gradient. Create a Linear Gradient (> ) from the Gradient Panel and take off the stroke. Adjust the gradient with the Gradient Tool (g) by clicking and dragging from the top of the rectangle to the bottom. In the Gradient Panel grab the left swatch and drag it to …
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Heavy Metal Design: Brushed Metal Texture Vector Tutorial
What You’ll Be Creating Perspective is very complicated topic even when we try to handle a single perspective grid. It gets even harder when you try to make the scene more dynamic by adding more objects and rotating them. And when you want to connect two dynamic objects with an elastic tube, like a neck… that’s hell! Luckily, on a small scale we can safely simplify perspective rules . In some cases, we can even totally forget about them and let Photoshop do the trick. That’s what I’m going to show you in this short tutorial—how to outsmart perspective and make Adobe Photoshop draw necks, tails, snakes, and other twisted tubes for you. Warning: the tool we’re going to use is available in CS5 and higher . 1. Create a Base Step 1 Create a New File ( Control-N ) with 600 px Width and Height . Select the Ellipse Tool (it’s hidden under the rectangle), hold Shift and draw a circle. Step 2 Duplicate ( Control-J ) the circle. Press Control-U and drag the Lightness to the right to make the upper circle white. Step 3 Make the upper circle smaller with the Free Transform Tool ( Control-T ). Hold Shift and Alt to keep the proportions and position. Step 4 Press Control-Alt-G to clip the dot to the big circle. From now on put all the new layers between them. Step 5 Select the Pen Tool ( P …
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Quick Tip: Outsmart Perspective With the Mixer Brush Tool in Adobe Photoshop
What You’ll Be Creating Here’s the base illustration of a mermaid and her friend Mr Fishy that I created in Photoshop. Miss Mermaid needs some scales on her tail but I’m too lazy to paint them in by hand, so what can I do to make life easier? Make a brush of course!
What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll create a small set of custom brushes from scratch and learn how to render animal fur with them. We’ll focus on rendering a fox tail in grayscale, using custom brushes and the Smudge Tool to create both soft and coarse fur, and use Blending Modes to add color and warmth to the rendered piece. 1.
What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a daffodil text effect in Adobe Illustrator.
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.