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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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…

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Create a digital graphic effect in Photoshop
Step 1 The process of creating digital graphics begins with a sketch, this is a real picture, drawn from scratch. The artist uses brushes, a sample image, and many techniques…

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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

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 the capabilities of a particular program. Personally, I could not refuse either Corel Painter or Photoshop!
As a professional digital artist, I use Corel Painter for drawing and graphics, as well as Adobe Photoshop for retouching photos, correcting images and creating compositions.

In my opinion, the process of creating graphics in Adobe Photoshop is more visualization, while with Corel Painter you will get more experience in natural painting:
Artists using the Photoshop settings for digital painting apply layers, opacity adjustments, masks, image settings, blending modes, effects, and brushes. 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 composite image does not turn out wide. It is desirable that both images be the same height and width.

Step 1: select the command “Upload files to the stack”
First you need to open the images. By default, Photoshop opens images in a separate document. But we need to put two images in one document.

Therefore, go to the File menu, select the item “Scripts”, “Upload files to the stack”:
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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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How to choose the right color scheme for the site? (part 4)
If so, then you have some experience, and you know that the selection of color schemes is not easy. The color should be calm enough so that you can stay…

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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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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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