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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How to create a surreal scene in Adobe Photoshop
Manual details Program: Photoshop CS3 +. Lead time: 120 minutes. Difficulty: Intermediate. Sources Field. Sky. Crashed plane. Tree. Model. Fish. Step 1 Create a new 1800 x 1000 px document…

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How to choose the right color scheme for the site? (part 1)
If I ask you to think about Coca-Cola, what will come to mind first? Most likely, a red Coca-Cola logo will pop up in your imagination: It is quite difficult…

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GIF animation

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 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 still image and a video. They are well received by people, and can also have a strong emotional effect.

In this tutorial on creating animated GIFs, I use Photoshop versions of Creative Cloud 2015.

How to create and save GIF-animation in Photoshop (Photoshop)?
The following is an example of an animated GIF that you can create using this guide:
Step 1. Upload Images to Photoshop
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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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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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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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Corel Painter vs Photoshop: Digital Painting Comparison (part 2)
Brushes When the background image is completed, the next step is to refine the shape of the main objects of the composition, add colors and increase contrast, as well as…

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