Create a Grunge Tribal Background with Photoshop and Illustrator

Illustrator,Photoshop 22 February 2011 | 3 Comments

Create a Grunge Tribal Background with Photoshop and Illustrator

Use a “Spirograph” technique in Illustrator to create a dynamic tribal symbol. Then take the object into Photoshop to add a “Grunge” Effect. The techniques learned could be used for web or print applications.

Carve a Portrait into Ice in Photoshop

Photoshop 17 February 2011 | 10 Comments

Carve a Portrait into Ice in Photoshop

Use Photoshop to carve out a portrait into a block of ice. You will use brush and masking tools to create this effect. I used a vector portrait but this could be completed using any photograph.

Create Leafy Text Effect Using Brush and Masking Techniques

Photoshop 9 February 2011 | 1 Comment

Create Leafy Text Effect Using Brush and Masking Techniques

Use this tutorial to create a “leafy” text effect utilizing custom brushes and masking. The techniques that you will learn could be used in many different ways with a variety of objects.

How To Create a Print-Ready PDF from InDesign

InDesign 4 February 2011 | 7 Comments

How To Create a Print-Ready PDF from InDesign

Whether you create a Print Layout in InDesign or combination of other software programs, it’s important to understand where it’s going after your computer and how it needs to arrive. This tutorial will show you how to easily create a print-ready PDF from InDesign.

Create a 3D Can in Illustrator Using the Revolve Effect

Illustrator 2 February 2011 | 6 Comments

Create a 3D Can in Illustrator Using the Revolve Effect

Create a 3D soda can in Illustrator using the “Revolve” Effect. This tutorial could be used to create any 3D object. You will also learn how to apply a label to your 3D object using the “Map Art” feature.

How To Create Animated Highlight in Flash

Flash 31 January 2011 | 8 Comments

How To Create Animated Highlight in Flash

Use this Flash tutorial to add animated highlights to text, logos, buttons, and shapes. This tutorial guides you through a simple animated highlight on static text.

How To Create a 3D Sphere With Reflection Using Layer Masking in Photoshop

Photoshop 28 January 2011 | 13 Comments

How To Create a 3D Sphere  With Reflection Using Layer Masking in Photoshop

Add depth to your artwork by learning these simple layer masking tricks. Create those realistic reflections that can be used in any application.

How To Create A Custom Brush in Photoshop

Photoshop 25 January 2011 | 0 Comments

How To Create A Custom Brush in Photoshop

Learn how to create dynamic images by turning your photos into custom brushes. Use to make decorative backgrounds, borders, or silkscreen effects. This tutorial could be used with any image.