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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Learn how to add snow to photos in Photoshop
Step 1 Open the "Cottage" image. Step 2 Create a new layer (Ctrl + Shift + Alt + N) and fill it with white using the Fill tool. Step 3…

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Complete Web Animation Guide (part 3)
Step 44 Select beach icons with captions and group them. Rename the group to ‘features’: Step 45 Select the Free Shape tool. In the list of Figure options, select the…

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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

RGB and CMYK color models: an affordable guide
Additive model Additive colors are created using a method that combines many different shades. Red, green and blue are the main colors that are used in the additive model. Combinations…

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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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Complete Web Animation Guide (part 5)
Step 96 Before you can make a brochure yourself, add four replacement paragraphs to the left of the temple picture. Use a smaller font size for them: Step 97 Remember…

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How to make a person in a photo smiling using the Photoshop filter "Plastic"
Learn how to quickly add a smile to your photo using Photoshop and its Plastic filter. Guide for Photoshop CC. Face Repair tool is available only in the latest versions…

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