Complete Web Animation Guide (part 1)
Let's start with the preparation of the main image, create a multi-level complex shape and add several layer styles to give it a beautiful appearance. I used Photoshop CS6 version,…

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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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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 4)

If so, then you have some experience, and you know that the selection of color schemes is not easy.
The color should be calm enough so that you can stay in the room for hours and the color does not put pressure on you. At the same time, you do not want the color to be boring, and the room looks like a hospital room.

Choosing a background color for your site is not much different than choosing a paint for your room!

How to choose the background color

If you choose paint for a modern clothing store and for a country house, would you choose the same color?
Obviously not. These two rooms serve for different purposes. Continue reading

31 freeware graphics software (part 2)

12. Sumo Paint – a browser-based application for creating graphic design
If you want to start working with images in a browser, Sumo Paint will help with this. It can be used to edit photos online or install the program to access all the functions offline (paid subscription):
With Sumo Paint, you can edit photos directly in your browser. Although this requires Adobe Flash.
13. Image Magick – Bitmap image converter for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Android and iOS
A powerful tool to convert images from one format to another. For example, from .jpeg to .png. This is a graphic raster image editor program that allows you to create, edit and convert raster images to other formats.

The program contains such useful functions as cropping, rotation and transformation of images, mirroring, etc. What makes it a convenient tool for graphic designers. Continue reading

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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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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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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How to become a web designer
In this article we will tell you how to become a web designer and what you need to know and be able to do. Web design is an exciting and…

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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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