How to create a mockup flyer in Photoshop?
In this article, I will show you some advanced Photoshop tools that we will use to create a flyer layout (mocap). We will use smart objects for placeholders, the "Transformation"…

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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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New Scrolling Rules in Web Design
Why scrolling is reborn Since there have been more mobile users than desktop users, designers have begun to adapt. As scrolling becomes more and more popular: the smaller the screen,…

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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 format (also known as SVG). And the program for developing Scalable Vector Graphics is called SVG-Edit.

This is open source software. SVG-Edit is a powerful tool that allows you to create or edit SVG elements. The tool is built on the basis of CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript. With it, you can quickly edit and process two-dimensional (2D) vector graphics:
2. Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition – Free Graphic Design Software for Windows
Free graphic design software. This is a program for the graphic editor of vector 2D graphics, which allows you to draw, edit and create a professional design. Continue reading

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 photo. Open the “Color Picker”, using the “Eyedropper” select a dark tree on the barrel:
Step 3
Select the Text tool. I am using the compressed Bernard MT Condensed font.

I am going to type “PHOTOSHOP CAFE” and drag the label onto the barrel:
Step 4
The fastest way to resize text is to press Ctrl-T (or Command T on a Mac), hold down the Shift key, and then stretch the text to fit the barrel proportions: Continue reading

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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Create a shop theme for handmade products in Photoshop (part 2)
Step 6 It's time to create a catchy title for your website layout design. Use the large and bold font Source Sans Pro and write a short title. I used…

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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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How to create a mockup flyer in Photoshop?
In this article, I will show you some advanced Photoshop tools that we will use to create a flyer layout (mocap). We will use smart objects for placeholders, the "Transformation"…

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