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 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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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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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 create sunburst in Photoshop

The sunburst figure shown in the figure below is often used in the design of icons, screensavers, and user interface elements for games and applications.
Arcade Angry Gran Run uses sunburst in the icon of the game, as well as in dialog boxes within the game. I also used this shape when creating icons for Spooky Planet.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a sunburst using distortion filters in Adobe Photoshop.

Let’s start by choosing the colors for the background. Then we use these colors and apply a linear gradient. Then we will learn how to use the Wave filter to create vertical stripes from a gradient fill.

In the end, we will apply another Photoshop filter – Polar coordinates. Let’s start! Continue reading

How to create an animated GIF using Photoshop
How to create and save GIFs in Photoshop If you spend a lot of time on the Internet, you have seen animated GIFs (gifs). This is a cross between a…

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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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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 choose the right color scheme for the site? (part 3)
Step 2. In the upper left side you will see a rectangle with the following color schemes: Sequential; Monochrome Triangular; Complementary; Compound Shades. Choose a color scheme Experiment with different…

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