3 Simple Techniques to Create a Diffuse Shadow in Photoshop

Diffuse shadows are a type of box shadow which give the illusion of more depth than a regular drop shadow. This effect is achieved by making the shadow smaller than the source object and offsetting it in the direction of a light source. This tutorial will cover 3 different methods...Read more

How to Mockup a T Shirt Design on a Model with Photoshop

This tutorial demonstrates how to take t-shirt artwork and mock it up on a real world model photo. This technique can be applied to any appropriate photo of a model wearing a plain shirt or vest etc. Smart Objects, Layer Masks and Displacement Maps are the main focus of this...Read more

Create a Curved Wood Presentation Background in Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how to take a flat seamless wood texture and sculpt it into a curved presentation backdrop ideal for product mockups. The effect is achieved by using Gradients, Shape Layers, Blending Modes and the Warp Transform tool.Read more

How to Distress a Photo Using a Grunge Texture and Displacement Map

This tutorial will teach you how to distress a photograph by merging it with a grunge texture, using layer masks and displacement filters in Photoshop for a realistic result. Merge the photo and texture seamlessly to create the effect of the photo actually being painted on the wood backgroundRead more

Create a Seamless Vector Quatrefoil Pattern in Illustrator

Quatrefoil is an ornamental design with four lobes that resemble a flower or clover leaf, it is most commonly seen in Gothic architecture but can also make a cool, minimal pattern for modern web and graphic design. This quick tutorial will show you how to create a seamless, vector quatrefoil...Read more

Create Gold and Silver Reflective Foil Textures with Photoshop

Foil textures can be very tricky to create. Unlike most materials, they aren't easily photographed because of unwanted reflections, and worse still they don't create any reflections at all when scanned with a flatbed scanner. So it would seem that the best option is to artificially create them from scratch...Read more

Quick Tip: How to Rename an Existing Smart Object in Photoshop CC

Anybody who works with Photoshop regularly will have encountered Smart Objects, they are a great way to create dynamic elements which automatically apply changes to all instances of the same object, and allow you to apply transformations and filters non-destructively to bitmap images. However once created, Photoshop does not offer...Read more

Create a Vector Cityscape Scene in Adobe Illustrator

This detailed tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a vector cityscape in Illustrator step by step, using only basic shapes such as rectangles, circles and lines.Read more

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