31 freeware graphics software (part 1)
1. SVG-Edit - development of vector graphics in a browser If you need to programmatically reproduce a drawing or vector graphics, this can be done using the Scalable Vector Graphics…

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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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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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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 to think about this drink, and not associate it with red. Red is so strongly associated with the brand that it is as important as the famous drink itself.
Red in the color scheme carries two important messages:

Bright red labels stand out against the rest on soda-pop shelves.
Each color evokes certain emotions. When we see red, we have a subconscious level of a feeling of excitement, love and passion. It is these feelings that Coca-Cola wants to evoke with its drinks: Continue reading

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

How to create a Candy Stars text effect in Adobe Photoshop

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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 that, create a new document sized 1024 by 768 px and fill the background with a tree pattern.
Place the Grungy Cracked Wall texture on top of the background and change the blending mode to Soft Light.
Step 2
Use the Horizontal Text tool to write black text. The example used the font Hobo Std, size 200 pt. Continue reading

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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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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31 freeware graphics software (part 1)
1. SVG-Edit - development of vector graphics in a browser If you need to programmatically reproduce a drawing or vector graphics, this can be done using the Scalable Vector Graphics…

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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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