How to combine a car and a new background in Photoshop
In this guide, I will tell you how to turn a simple photo of a car into something impressive. As well as how to choose a new background and place…

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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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31 freeware graphics software (part 3)
22. Visual.ly - a web application for creating interactive infographics. Infographics is a new way of visual presentation of data, which is developing rapidly. Visual.ly is the best program for…

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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

Create a shop theme for handmade products in Photoshop (part 3)

Step 6
Now we’ll create another section of the site’s layout, in which more products will be presented, and call it “Popular”. People are always looking for popular products that others have used.

Duplicate the layer (CTRL + J) and change the title, description and products of the “Trending” section. Create additional copies of the product layers and make a 3 by 2 lattice from popular products:
Lead capture
After creating most of the elements of visual impact, it’s time to gather information about visitors in case they are not ready to buy something right now. So that you can offer them something later. Continue reading

Create a shop theme for handmade products in Photoshop (part 2)

Step 6
It’s time to create a catchy title for your website layout design. Use the large and bold font Source Sans Pro and write a short title. I used Source Sans Pro (black color), size – 70, tracking – 160:
Step 7
You have attracted the attention of the user, now you need to add a second message and a call to action. To keep the design consistent, I used Source Serif Pro (regular) font size 28 for the subtitle and second search button.

Pay attention to the indentation that I used. Always leave enough space around the elements so that they are better perceived and look more organized. If you look closely, you can see that the text layers are closer to each other. This is due to the law of distribution of Gestalt.

“In accordance with the law of distribution, the psd elements of the site layout that are next to each other seem to be grouped” 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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How to realistically overlay text on a photo in Adobe Photoshop
Step 1 Open the photo (or image) that you will use: Step 2 Let's choose a color. When adding text to the picture, we will use the color from the…

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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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How to create a mockup flyer in Photoshop?
In this article, I will show you some advanced Photoshop tools that we will use to create a flyer layout (mocap). We will use smart objects for placeholders, the "Transformation"…

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