How to create a Candy Stars text effect in Adobe Photoshop
Sources 8 patterns of wood. Grungy Cracked Wall. Sweet Stars. Step 1 Open the hetedeik.png image from a set of 8 tree patterns. Then go to Edit> Define Pattern. After…

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Complete Web Animation Guide (part 2)
Step 23 Using the Angle tool, drag the lower left point of the black rectangle to round a sharp corner. Using the "Select Site" tool, drag this point right up:…

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Create a shop theme for handmade products in Photoshop (part 1)
What do you need To follow my actions, you will need some resources: Photos from Unsplash; Photos from StockSnap.io; Font Source Sans Pro; Font Source Serif Pro. Definition of business…

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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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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 double stroke effect in Photoshop
In today's guide, I would like to tell how to stroke the text in Photoshop. Photoshop layer styles let you easily add shadows, glows, outlines, color overlays, and more. Combining…

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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…

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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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