Archive for December, 2010
In the following tutorial you will learn to create shiny, 3D buttons in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll cover a complete workflow and every step to take to create this high quality design element. These techniques can be used to create other graphics as well, and is especially useful for creating web design icons and graphics.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a variety of 3D geometric shapes and combine them with some abstract flowing lines and a splash of color to create a vibrant and exciting sleek iPhone product advertisement. You’ll walk away with added knowledge of how to use these techniques in your own work.
If you have any questions, let us know in the comments. Let’s get started!
In this tutorial we will create a photorealistic image of a sparkler. We will learn how to create vector textures using the standard bitmap filters. We’ll create complex lighting from two light sources using gradient fills, Blending Modes, and Clipping Masks. Let’s get started!
Christmas offers a plethora of fun design possibilities, with ornaments, stockings, candy canes, reindeer, lights, trees and other items playing signature roles in decoration for the season. One of the most requested Photoshop christmas tutorials is a beautiful text effect tutorial, so in this tutorial, we’ll be looking at how to make an ornamental text effect.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you some tips that will improve your Mesh work. We’ll also show you a proper workflow to get outstanding results with this tool. We’ll take a close look at creating a layer within the detailed file of a meshed boot. The final design is available for review in our freebies section, and is titled Army Shoe. Let’s get started!
In this Surreal Photoshop tutorial, you’ll see how to create an incredible surreal abstract artwork with stylistic influences from traditional artistic masters combined with modern, digital and 3D techniques. You’ll see how to analyze a light source and identify where to place highlights and shadows, as well as how to use the pen tool, burn tool, dodge tool, liquify tool and others.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an eco-friendly, nature themed composition for a TV product ad. You’ll be taken through step by step how to set up the background, control the depth of field, add the foreground subject, and additional elements to create a finished composition. And best of all, you’ll see how the simplest techniques in Photoshop can come together to create a sharp, polished and creative finished result.
In this web design tutorial, I will show you how to create a layout for a web app’s website using Photoshop. We will create all the popular components of a web application website, like a “featured” area for a short description of the app, call-to-action buttons, screenshots/videos presentation areas to show the users how the app looks like and what it can do, a “features” area to present product features, and more.
DreamWorks Animation’s epic SHREK franchise makes an ogre-sized grand finale on DVD and Blu-ray on Thursday, December 9, 2010. The most successful animated franchise of all time,the Shrek quadrilogy has grossed nearly $3 billion at the worldwide box office and Shrek Forever after – the Final Chapter has grossed $731M worldwide. Millions of fans the world over have been waiting for the hilarious and heartfelt conclusion of the beloved SHREK saga and for the release of Shrek Forever After – The Final Chapter. This holiday season audiences will celebrate the arrival of the ultimate gift as the complete collection of all four films along with the Final Chapter debuts together for the first time ever.