The creation of “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”

The creation of “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”

In this tutorial I will show you how I created “A Life Of Aquatic Sounds”. We will realize it using a variety of blending mode tricks, photo filters and other useful Photoshop techniques. At the end of this process we will have a beautiful photo manipulation, realized in a short  time and a very easily way.

Converting a clean magazine-style PSD template to HTML/CSS

Converting a clean magazine-style PSD template to HTML/CSS

Previous week on WeGraphics we went through the process of designing a clean layout in magazine-style with Photoshop. Now it’s time to convert the visual mockup in a working web page using HTML and CSS.
This tutorial will be an overview, with some tips and advices, on how to convert a psd to HTML; it won’t be a complete and specific explanation on HTML tags, CSS properties and techniques but a look to my entire process of getting from Photoshop the HTML layout.

Photoshop For Beginners: Creating buttons for web part 2

Photoshop For Beginners: Creating buttons for web part 2

This article is part of a series of tutorials thought for Photoshop beginners. I’ll explain in depth those features that can result difficult to understand for a newbie. In the first part of this tutorial I’ve explained how to create 2 elegant buttons destined to web.
Today we will continue creating other 2 buttons. In particular we will deal with filters, textures and masks. If you are not familiar with layer masks, I suggest you to check out our tutorial for beginners on this matter before continuing.

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #7

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #7

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It’s just a small selection, but we are sure that it can help you to find cool stuff that covers a wide variety of topics. Enjoy it!

Create a Semi-Realistic Cutter Illustration

Create a Semi-Realistic Cutter Illustration

In this super-detailed tutorial I’ll show you how to create a semi-realistic cutter in Illustrator. We will use the photo of a cutter to draw the basic shapes, then we will play with gradients, shape modes and other useful tools to realize all the detailes of the illustration.

Photoshop For Beginners: Creating buttons for web part 1

Photoshop For Beginners: Creating buttons for web part 1

This article is part of a series of tutorials thought for Photoshop beginners. I’ll explain in depth those features that can result difficult to understand for a newbie. In the previous article I’ve explained the flexibility of Layer masks and how they can be used to add and remove pixels from a layer at any time during the workflow.
Today we will learn how to use blending options and layer masks to create buttons destined to web.

Design a clean sports web layout in magazine-style with Photoshop

Design a clean sports web layout in magazine-style with Photoshop

I spend my days developing websites, improving WeGraphics and playing football. Well, I’ve tried to mix these three activities designing a blog-magazine style layout, perfect for an on-line football/sport community.
This kind of websites generally are focused on the content because they should provide a lot of information to the readers and in this case I’ve choosen to bring out all the contents (the articles) giving more relevance to images and headings. The reason behind the choice of using large images is the direct consequence of my love for this sport: browsing a football-related website I need images, pictures, figures, colors, videos… I want to see my favourite champions.

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #6

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #6

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It’s just a small selection, but we are sure that it can help you to find cool stuff that covers a wide variety of topics. Enjoy it!

Playing with custom brushes to create magical scenes

Playing with custom brushes to create magical scenes

Photoshop brushes are tools often underestimated. Download the set, load it and click over your canvas: this is the typical use of them. Today I want to show you some powerful features of brushes. We will start with a musical note shape to create a custom brush and deal with some options like shape dynamics and scattering.

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