How to become a web designer
In this article we will tell you how to become a web designer and what you need to know and be able to do. Web design is an exciting and…

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Complete Web Animation Guide (part 1)
Let's start with the preparation of the main image, create a multi-level complex shape and add several layer styles to give it a beautiful appearance. I used Photoshop CS6 version,…

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Corel Painter vs Photoshop: Digital Painting Comparison (part 3)
results Here are two completed images; one was created in Adobe Photoshop, and the second in Corel Painter: I think you noticed that the sample created in Photoshop is rougher…

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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 draw attention to a specific product or service:
It is best to create a personalized background for each unique client in accordance with his preferences.
9. Sell images, not text
Currently, most people are overloaded with information from various sources. Now customers have begun to pay more attention to photographs, as they do not have time to read. Thus, the first reaction of the client and his emotions while viewing a commercial site are the main signal to make a purchase. This is especially important when designing an online store for the fashion and souvenir industry. Continue reading

16 best examples of website homepage design (part 2)

5) Dropbox (Business)

This is a striking example of providing site support for different audiences. It differs from the main page, which was originally created for the consumer (see above). Business users require more information, as well as additional confirmation that Dropbox (Business) is a safe and scalable solution for companies (Dropbox solves the perception problem directly on its home page);
Dropbox continues to use simple design and branding. It includes only what’s important: a large image with ad support and a “Try a free 30-day trial version” button that calls for action.
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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 an “index” layer, and not just a “layer” or “background”. You can’t do anything, you can’t even open this index layer by clicking on the lock icon.

You may be confused and perplexed: “Maybe I’m doing something wrong?” Read this article and you will learn what an “index” image is and how to unlock an indexed layer.

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Indexed Color Mode (Indexed Colors)
How to unlock a layer (how to disable indexed colors in Photoshop?)
The first way: use the Photoshop image mode selector
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Create a shop theme for handmade products in Photoshop (part 3)
Step 6 Now we’ll create another section of the site’s layout, in which more products will be presented, and call it “Popular”. People are always looking for popular products that…

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Complete Web Animation Guide (part 4)
Step 71 To make a brochure correctly, activate the Site Selection tool. Pressing and holding the left mouse button, circle the left part of the arrow to select its two…

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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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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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