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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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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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…

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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 create sunburst in Photoshop

The sunburst figure shown in the figure below is often used in the design of icons, screensavers, and user interface elements for games and applications.
Arcade Angry Gran Run uses sunburst in the icon of the game, as well as in dialog boxes within the game. I also used this shape when creating icons for Spooky Planet.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a sunburst using distortion filters in Adobe Photoshop.

Let’s start by choosing the colors for the background. Then we use these colors and apply a linear gradient. Then we will learn how to use the Wave filter to create vertical stripes from a gradient fill.

In the end, we will apply another Photoshop filter – Polar coordinates. Let’s start! 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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How to place two images side by side in Photoshop
Learn how to combine two photos into one image using Photoshop. Walkthrough for Photoshop CC and CS6. In the example, we use photographs in portrait (vertical) orientation so that the…

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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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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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