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Editor's Pick of February, 2010
The final result of this tutorial is indeed a great inspiration for Photoshop experts to try their skills digital art besides web design, image editing and photo retouch.
A couple days ago I looked all over the internet for a good tutorial on how to create a glass window texture with a realistic reflection in Photoshop, but came up empty handed. I did see a couple of things on making glass, but not for the look I was after. This tutorial will aim to fix that.
A detailed step-by-step tutorial on how to put some texture on any flat surface in Illustrator. The result is quite realistic.
Often times a blog will use the same exact style for each and every title image, or something relatively similar. This is a guide on how you can create an action to do this for you dynamically.
Photoshop comes with many brushes already built in, and you can go to sites such as or to find freebies that users have submitted, however in this tutorial we are going to look into designing our own set of brushes.
I just recently finished off my favicon and added it to the site. You can see the bigger version to the left. I should have done this earlier, but it's just one of those things you tend to overlook. It is, however a very important part of branding and identity for your site. Plus, it's so much bet...
I love anything graphic design that has that vintage grunge kind of look. This tutorial will show you how to create a stunning vintage polaroid effect. It's fairly simple to make and can be used in many different types of projects.
After I wrote my four part series on textures, I received a few questions of how to tile them. This tutorial will walk you through how I would go about it. This is a very common task and is extremely useful if you have a texture or pattern that you need to repeat across an image or a website. Using ...
Create a new document in Photoshop at the size you'd like, I used 1024x1500. Hit 'd' on the keyboard to reset your colors to the default black and white. Then hit 'alt + backspace' to fill your background layer with black....
Editor's Pick of December, 2009
Learn how to tune alpha channels in 3ds Max and use some advanced rendering setups to create nicely carved pieces of ice.