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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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 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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indexed color mode

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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How to realistically overlay text on a photo in Adobe Photoshop
Step 1 Open the photo (or image) that you will use: Step 2 Let's choose a color. When adding text to the picture, we will use the color from the…

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The 9 best Photoshop filters and plugins of 2017 that you can use for free
Free filters The filters below are formally “Photoshop actions” (.ATN files). Actions (actions) is a pre-recorded series of steps that allows you to apply effects (in this case, filters) automatically.…

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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).…

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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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