10 rules for a good user interface
1. Make everything the user needs easily accessible If the user cannot find what is needed, he will abandon your software. Tabs make the interface more accessible. Shortcuts and tooltips…

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16 best examples of website homepage design (part 1)
1) The design of the home page clearly answers the question “Who am I?”, “What am I offering?” And / or “What can the user do here?” If you represent…

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New Scrolling Rules in Web Design
Why scrolling is reborn Since there have been more mobile users than desktop users, designers have begun to adapt. As scrolling becomes more and more popular: the smaller the screen,…

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Complete Web Animation Guide (part 2)

Step 23
Using the Angle tool, drag the lower left point of the black rectangle to round a sharp corner. Using the “Select Site” tool, drag this point right up:
Step 24
To make the brochure your own, change the blending mode of the black rectangle to Soft Light. This will make it half transparent:
Step 25
Add a new layer. Activate the Brush tool and select a soft round brush. Set its size to 1300 pixels, the color of the brush is white, the opacity is 30%. Press 2-3 times in the area of ​​the blue curved shape. This will create a soft white lighted area:
Step 26
Select the five layers you just created, and then group them. Rename the group to “front shape”. Remember to save the document (File> Save): Continue reading

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:
Manually Finding the Photoshop Plugins Folder
If the plugin comes in the form of a zip archive, you must open it and manually copy the file to the Photoshop plugins folder.

If you use Photoshop CC (for example, version 2013-2017 or later) on Windows, the plugins are stored in the folder: Continue reading

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.

1. Dramatic Sepia
You can easily create this classic red-brown sepia effect manually by going to the Image – Correction – Photo Filter menu and then selecting the Sepia item from the drop-down list. But if you need a sepia filter, then Dfeatic Sepia from Efeito Photoshop may well be suitable for this:
2. Old Photo
If, to your taste, sepia is too strong an effect, but you want to create something retro-nostalgic, the Old Photo action should help. It adjusts the color and contrast of the image: Continue reading

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 use the Pen tool to precisely select
The Pen tool creates paths in the image by connecting multiple points. From the point of view of photographers, this tool is ideal as a way to cut a variety…

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New Scrolling Rules in Web Design
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