Design a conceptual symmetrical composition in Photoshop

Design a conceptual symmetrical composition in Photoshop

In this tutorial the talented graphic designer Edmar Cisneros will explain an easy way to realize a marvelous conceptual composition in Photoshop, using skulls, flowers and barbed wire. You’ll learn some useful techniques to make your works simmetrical and work on small details, with a color balanced and unique end result.

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #2

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #2

Every week the design community releases a lot of useful 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 retro sci-fi movie poster in Photoshop

Create a retro sci-fi movie poster in Photoshop

I’m a great fan of sci-fi art, as WeGraphics friends may have noticed from my works. After played for a while with a type treatment, some paper textures and light effects, I’ve created a nice design that could be used for a movie poster.
And now I gonna show the simple process that is behind this composition. We will deal in particular with blending options and textures customization. This tutorial can be followed by Photoshop newbie without problems.
To all Stargate lovers, let’s start!

How the use of textures can improve your web design

How the use of textures can improve your web design

Web design is an art that needs creativity, technical knowledge and a great passion. There are many techniques to create wonderful web designs, and designers have a lot of instruments to make precious and unique a layout, but, on the other hand, it’s clear that there are some instruments that designers prefer to complete their works. One of these surely is the use of textures.

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #1

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #1

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!

How to create a melancholy model photo manipulation

How to create a melancholy model photo manipulation

This tutorial was born with a specific aim. I was playing with the image of a beautiful model, with the intention to realize a simple photo retouch tutorial, thought for all those who are approaching to photography and need simple Photoshop skills to embellish their models shots. As always, I finished with something totally different, with a pinch of “dark”. Today we will use several simple techniques to realize a beautiful melancholy photo manipulation starting from the image of a model. We will deal in particular with masks, brushes and lots of adjustment layers to have full color control.

Designing a highly-professional website, from the sketch to the code

Designing a highly-professional website, from the sketch to the code

Making great websites is like designing excellent buildings. A good web designer approaches the planning of a website like a worthy architect starts a new projects for a physical structure. The art and science of designing ‘something’, a website or a building, includes technical, aesthetic and functional criteria and all structures created through a balanced mix of usability and creativity will be a little piece of art.
In this new post of ‘The web side of WeGraphics’ series we will try to design a super-professional and very clean website for a fictional Architecture studio, that we call ‘Studio Hunter’. We want to reproduce through the website the main objectives of the …

The process of making a professional set of social media icons

The process of making a professional set of social media icons

Many readers have contacted me via e-mail asking for a brief tutorial on how I created Socialiconized – The ultimate social icons pack. And here I am! I will show you some tips useful while working with icons. In particular we will deal with layers organization and pixel simplification. At the end of the tutorial, you will be able to create your own set of icons, in a variety of dimensions, from 48×48 to 16×16 pixels.

WeGraphics Summer Party: great discount for premium subscriptions and new affiliate program

WeGraphics Summer Party: great discount for premium subscriptions and new affiliate program

Dear friends, this is the last summer of the decade and you have to live it until the end. Beach, sea and fresh Mojitos enjoying a stunning sunset with the company of your friends.
We perfectly know what this mean and how a light-hearted summer can recharge you to approach a new super-creative season.
We love our readers, our members… Our first goal is to take care of you and your creativity providing high-quality brushes, vectors, textures and other time-saving resources. For this reason we have a Special Offer for you: a great discount for our yearly subscription and a new affiliate program.
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