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Vector vs 3D Image vs Photo: Can You Tell the Difference?
Posted on 9/23/14 in Articles, Design
Today we present you works of vector designers, photographers as well as professionals in the 3D. Try to determine where you see a vector, a 3D image or a photo.
Create a Sleek Countdown Timer Photoshop Tutorial
Posted on 9/23/14 in Articles, Design
We’re going to create this slick little flip clock countdown timer using Shape layers, Layer Styles, and Text in Photoshop CS5. This is a great graphic for any number of different...
Realistically Blend Typography with a Background in Photoshop
Posted on 9/22/14 in Articles, Design
Crafting professional looking work often requires the ability to seamlessly combine multiple sources into a single design. This tutorial will teach you how to realistically blend...
How to Create a Varsity Lettering Effect in Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 9/22/14 in Articles, Design
Learn how to create a graphic style that you can apply to live type or any vector object. The result is reminiscent of the patches on school sports jackets, and can be achieved...
Create Custom Shadows Photoshop Tutorial
Posted on 9/22/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial we’re going to start at the most basic of basics and break out the good ole’ Drop Shadow which we all know and love so much and then use a couple custom shapes to...
7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Freelance Income This Year
Posted on 9/16/14 in Articles, Design
Freelance designers are always looking for new ways to make more money. There's only so many hours in the day, so picking up new projects isn't always an option. In this article...
"Breaking Bad" Style Poster Photoshop Tutorial
Posted on 9/16/14 in Articles, Design
This show has a pretty cool poster and we’re going to take a look at re-creating this poster in Photoshop using adjustment layers and other assorted awesome stuff.
Create Yummy Donut Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 9/16/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of making a yummy donut text in Illustrator.
Create an Easy Worn Press Text Effect in Photoshop
Posted on 9/16/14 in Articles, Design
Lately I've seen a lot of lettering artists use a technique to give their artwork an old printed or worn out look. In the tutorial below, I'll walk you through a process that I've...
How to Create a Vintage Photo Effect in Lightroom
Posted on 9/15/14 in Articles, Photography
Many photographers hate Instagram because it feels too "automatic". This tutorial will teach you how to manually create a vintage photo effect in Lightroom.
Create a Chalkboard Menu in Adobe Illustrator
Posted on 9/15/14 in Articles, Design
In this tutorial, I will walk you through the process of making a chalkboard menu in Illustrator. We will use the basic tools and effects along with some basic vector shapes to...
How to Create Vintage Vector Light Rays in Illustrator
Posted on 9/15/14 in Articles, Design
With this tutorial you will be guided step by step through the process of creating unique vector light rays in Illustrator. This vintage style effect is perfect for embellishing...

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