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!
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.
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 …
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.
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I’ve received several emails from our readers asking me to explain the method used to give a canvas-printed look to some of WeGraphics set preview images. You can see an example of this effect in action on Watercolor Splodges and Drops brushes and Angry Animal Face vectors previews. So today I’m glad to share with you some nice techniques about textures, and how they can be used in Photoshop to transform a digital work into a printed stylish image.
Our passion for web stuff grow day by day, so today we’ll learn how to create a highly-professional and clean web layout. We will see that using gradients, the noise filter and some subtle 1px lines to achieve depth, we can easily create a great web design for a wide range of uses.
As usual the post is divided in two parts: first we create the web page in photoshop and then we convert the PSD in a working HTML/CSS page ready for the web. Following this step by step walkthrough of design you’ll learn, touching with your hands the entire process to make a web page, how to design and …
This is the third 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 two articles I’ve explained how the pen tool works and some useful extracting techniques.
Today I want to go one step backwards, and deal with Photoshop power core: layers. It’s like to ask: how does Photoshop work? The answer is: with layers. Once understood this concept, everything in Photoshop will be more clear. As always, after a brief introduction, I’ll drive you through a series of micro-tutorials to understand better this matter. Let’s start!
I love using subtle and soft textures to create clean web designs with an impressive visual impact. The right texture with a good use of typography can generate in simple way (saving your time) unique and absolutely creative web designs.
In this tutorial we are going to learn how to realize a nice web site layout using a nice texture. The post is divided in two parts: first we create the web page in photoshop and then we convert the PSD in a working HTML/CSS page ready for the web. Following this step by step walkthrough of design you’ll learn, touching with your hands the entire process to make a web …
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