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…

Continue reading →

How to create an animated GIF using Photoshop
How to create and save GIFs in Photoshop If you spend a lot of time on the Internet, you have seen animated GIFs (gifs). This is a cross between a…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

vertical downward gradient

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

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,…

...

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…

...

Complete Web Animation Guide (part 2)
Step 23 Using the Angle tool, drag the lower left point of the black rectangle to round a sharp corner. Using the "Select Site" tool, drag this point right up:…

...

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…

...