How to unlock an “index” layer in Photoshop
When you start learning Photoshop, you may encounter some problems that are just crazy. Especially when you open an image, but find in the palette of layers that it is…

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Top 10 Trends in Web Design for E-Commerce in 2016
10. Great backgrounds Large photographs and videos in the background became a trend for e-commerce sites in 2015. This helps brands to tell their story, and also allows you to…

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How to install Photoshop plugins
Launching the plugin installer Most Photoshop plugins now have an installer that automatically finds Photoshop plugin folders and installs the plugin. You should always try to run the installer first:…

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How to choose the right color scheme for the site? (part 5)

Type 2 – Corporate sites and services
When creating a corporate resource, one goal is pursued – the promotion of goods or services.

Depending on what the purpose of your site is, the background color should be different.

Brand promotion
If you want to create a memorable image of the company, use different shades of the prevailing color or brand color for the background.

This is because color directly affects brand recognition (remember the example of Coca-Cola?) When you use different shades of color for your brand as a background, you enhance it and make it more memorable for customers. Continue reading

How to choose the right color scheme for the site? (part 2)

Who is your site primarily targeted at, men or women? Or maybe on those and others?
Bright and muted color schemes for the site
Men prefer bright colors, and women are muffled.

The experiment showed that, in general, men and women react equally to light and dark shades. But it turned out that women are more inclined to muted shades, and men – to bright ones.

Achromatic colors

As a rule, men like achromatic colors more than women. Achromatic colors are white, black and all shades of gray.

Light and dark shades

Women prefer light shades. The reason for this is their increased perception of certain colors. Continue reading

10 best tools and tips for choosing a color scheme for the site

The choice of color scheme for the site should not be carried out randomly. Particular attention should be paid to finding colors that match the niche, culture, branding and ideas of the business or person the site represents.

No matter what you do, you don’t need to end up with something like this:
It is clear that anyone who visits such a site will feel even more depressed simply by looking at this design.

Even if your projects are not so terrible, you still need to evaluate the entire project as a whole to see the mistakes that could be made when choosing a color.

For example, did you know that color has a strong effect on human emotions? Continue reading

How to place two images side by side in Photoshop
Learn how to combine two photos into one image using Photoshop. Walkthrough for Photoshop CC and CS6. In the example, we use photographs in portrait (vertical) orientation so that the…

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The 9 best Photoshop filters and plugins of 2017 that you can use for free
Free filters The filters below are formally “Photoshop actions” (.ATN files). Actions (actions) is a pre-recorded series of steps that allows you to apply effects (in this case, filters) automatically.…

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How to choose the right color scheme for the site? (part 1)
If I ask you to think about Coca-Cola, what will come to mind first? Most likely, a red Coca-Cola logo will pop up in your imagination: It is quite difficult…

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Corel Painter vs Photoshop: Digital Painting Comparison (part 2)
Brushes When the background image is completed, the next step is to refine the shape of the main objects of the composition, add colors and increase contrast, as well as…

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