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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31 freeware graphics software (part 2)
12. Sumo Paint - a browser-based application for creating graphic design If you want to start working with images in a browser, Sumo Paint will help with this. It can…

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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

How to create a simple web banner in Photoshop?

Let’s start with the finished banner. We have a basic example, the colors used in it soothe the eyes. It can be posted on a website dedicated to fashion and style, as well as for a personal blog. Follow the steps below:
Designing a simple web banner in Photoshop
Open a new document. Open in Photoshop a new document of the desired size:

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Draw a rectangle using the Rectangular Area tool. Before you make the HTML site header, create a rectangle of any color on a new layer: Continue reading

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 photo. Open the “Color Picker”, using the “Eyedropper” select a dark tree on the barrel:
Step 3
Select the Text tool. I am using the compressed Bernard MT Condensed font.

I am going to type “PHOTOSHOP CAFE” and drag the label onto the barrel:
Step 4
The fastest way to resize text is to press Ctrl-T (or Command T on a Mac), hold down the Shift key, and then stretch the text to fit the barrel proportions: Continue reading

Create the Wonder Woman logo in Photoshop
Step 1 The first thing to do is to create the main form of the symbol of a miracle woman. Step 2 The main secret is to put all the…

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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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Corel Painter vs Photoshop: Digital Painting Comparison (part 1)
You can draw digital painting in both Corel Painter and Photoshop, depending on how you want to work, how much time you are willing to spend on additional study of…

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16 best examples of website homepage design (part 3)
14) Basecamp For a long time, Basecamp pages have been amazing and here you can understand why. They always have spectacular headlines and clever animations; The call to action is…

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