Used by professional designers worldwide, Adobe Illustrator software is proving to be quite successful in winning the hearts of millions for the cool features it comes decked up with. Tempting is the world of designing but walking on the path of success in this field is not as easy as it appears to be. Recently, we published an article entitled Best Adobe Photoshop Tutorials of April 2014 and today we have prepared a compilation of best Adobe Illustrator tutorials of April 2014.
Chris Spooner is one of the great designer we know and he comes with some amazing Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials for time to time. In this tutorial, an effort has been made to let users learn how to create cute little coffee maker in Adobe illustrator. We are sure that you love Captain America and if not, you will love to check out the Captain America Shield Icon that has been created with the help of Adobe Illustrator.
Its spring time so later in this article we showed how you can create garden scene with the help of Illustrator but before that how about learning to create a cool summer sunglasses that shows perfect beach weather. Patterns and Backgrounds is an essential element of any design project whether you are designing a poster or a website.
We have already seen few Adobe Illustrator tutorials in this article based on spring time and here’s another one that will show how to create a tasty cupcake in Adobe Illustrator and beat the heat. With the help of Adobe Illustrator, you can create many design elements but it is also famous for creating text effects easily. Vectips brings high-quality Illustrator tutorials every month and this tutorial from the month of April will help you to turn any font into a sketch font using Adobe Illustrator. Designer came across many situations when they need to create banners, label and badges for using in different web design projects and they start finding for free options on the Internet and end up finding good ones with a huge price. It seems like low polygonal art is getting famous these days and that’s the reason you are seeing it everywhere, be it logo design, website designs or posters.
We have spent quite a lot time looking for these best Adobe Illustrator tutorials and went through each one of them to ensure that they prove to be useful for our designer friends in enhancing their skills. Let us know if we have been successful in hitting the target by compiling the list of top-notch Adobe Illustrators? We send out our email newsletter with useful tips, trends, resources, freebies and inspiration daily. Yogesh Mankani is an IT Professional who has been into the field of blogging since last four years. Subscribe to our NewsletterGet useful resources, tips, freebies and inspiration dosage by subscribing to our free email newsletter.
All the basic image editing capabilities are out there like cropping unwanted portions, rotating your images to any degree, cloning your images and many more. Below are some noticeable features which you’ll experience after Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended free download. Before you start Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended free download, make sure your PC meets minimum system requirements.
Go up to the Filter menu at the top of the screen, choose Noise, and then choose Add Noise.
We need to add a small amount of blurring to the noise, so go back up to the Filter menu and this time choose Blur and then Gaussian Blur.
Click OK in the top right corner to exit out of the dialog box, and Photoshop adds the Levels adjustment layer for us. We're going to use Levels to both reduce the amount of noise we have and to boost the contrast in the noise that's left over. Remove noise with the black slider on the left and increase the contrast with the slider on the right. Reduce the amount of noise in the image with the black slider, and increase contrast in the noise with the white slider. Now that we have the correct layer selected, go back up to the Filter menu at the top of the screen, select Blur, and then select Motion Blur, which brings up the "Motion Blur" dialog box. Set the direction the rain will fall in the "Angle" option, then set the "Distance" to around 50 pixels.
Depending on how far you dragged your black and white sliders in the Levels dialog box earlier, your noise may have now disappeared completely in your image after applying the Motion Blur filter. Bring back the Levels dialog box by double-clicking on its thumbnail in the Layers palette. This brings back the Levels dialog box, and since we're using an adjustment layer, we can go back to re-adjust the sliders as often as we want without damaging our image.
Drag both the black and white sliders more towards the left to bring the noise back into view in the image. Again, you can use the screenshot above as a guide, but you're better off experimenting with the sliders while keeping an eye on your image.
If you look closely along the top and bottom edges of the image, you'll see that things look a little strange, and that's because of the problem I mentioned at the beginning of the tutorial with the Motion Blur filter having trouble around edges. Now that we've applied our Motion Blur filter, we can crop away the extra canvas space we added earlier. Layer 1 is the copy of our Background layer and it contains our original image before we added the extra canvas space.
As soon as you change the blend mode, the original photo becomes visible in the document and our motion-blurred noise becomes the rain! If you want to fine-tune the rain effect, simply double-click once again on the Levels adjustment layer's thumbnail in the Layers palette to bring back the Levels dialog box and re-adjust the black and white sliders until you're happy with the rain effect. Photoshop provides unlimited potential when it comes to posters, backgrounds for websites and other design elements. I’m pretty sure you have seen lots of stunning pictures all over the Internet that were created using textures. Reproduction of materials found on this site, in any form, without explicit permission is prohibited.
This version of the tutorial has been completely re-written and updated for Photoshop CS6 and is also fully compatible with Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud). With the image newly opened in Photoshop, let's begin by adding a white Solid Color fill layer. We don't need to see the Solid Color fill layer just yet, and in fact it's only going to get in the way if we leave it on, so let's turn it off temporarily.
With Shape selected in the Options Bar, click inside your document and drag out the first vertical panel. If we look again in the Layers panel, we see the Shape layer sitting above the other two layers. Since we're using the shape as our panel, double-click directly on the name "Rectangle 1" to highlight it, then rename it "Panel". Next, we'll make the image visible inside the panel, and we'll add a couple of layer styles to it as well. In the Drop Shadow options in the middle column, lower the Opacity of the shadow to around 60%, then set the Angle to 135° so the light appears to be shining from the upper left.
This once again opens the Color Picker, this time allowing us choose a new color for the stroke. Back in the Layer Style dialog box, change the Position of the stroke from Outside (the default setting) to Inside, then increase the Size of the stroke by dragging the slider towards the right until you see a fairly thin yet noticeable white border around the panel. At this point, we've done the hard work (not that any of it was all that hard, really), and adding the rest of the panels is a simple matter of duplicating, moving and rotating the one we've already created. Notice that both the Drop Shadow and Stroke effects are listed directly below the Panel layer. Click on the "Panel copy" layer and, with your mouse button still held down, drag it down below the original. At the moment, the copy of the panel is sitting behind the original, which means we can't see it in the document. To move the new panel, click anywhere inside the Free Transform box and drag the panel towards the right. At this point, all we need to do is repeat the same few steps to add the rest of our panels. Then, here's a great time-saving trick for both copying a layer and moving it up or down the layer stack at the same time. To rotate it, move your mouse cursor outside the Free Tranform box, then click and drag with your mouse. Then, simply repeat these same steps (the ones I just covered in Step 16) again to add the rest of your panels.
With the Crop Tool selected, set the Aspect Ratio option on the far left the Options Bar to Ratio but leave the two value boxes directly to the right of it empty (or click the Clear button to clear them if needed). With Delete Cropped Pixels selected, either click and drag out a new crop box around the area you want to keep or simply resize the initial crop box as I'm doing here (by dragging the left and right sides of the crop box in towards the panels). Download the Polaroid Generator 2 Action Pack and use the actions to create some unique and convincing Polaroid effects. See our Photoshop CS5 Resource Center for free Photoshop CS5 Tutorials & Videos, and the Free Photoshop CS5 Trial Download. Adobe Photoshop CS5 delivers breakthrough capabilities to help you create images with impact. Enter our exclusive discount coupon code PHOTOSHOPSUPPORT during the checkout process at Topaz Labs for an instant 15% discount on any Topaz product, including bundles and upgrades. Topaz Labs Photoshop plug-ins are specifically designed to expand a photographer's creative toolbox by harnessing powerful image technology developments.
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Submit your photographs for a chance to have your image and social media page featured in one of our videos! Toolkits Photo enhancement and photo manipulation are, essentially, two different disciplines in Photoshop. We have previously looked at photo manipulation tutorials for Photoshop, so today we are bringing you a collection of photo enhancement tutorials, most of which will change the look of your image slightly, very dramatically or somewhere in between. Learn how to retouch a photo to create a cool cinematic movie effect with high contrast and blueish tones. Learn how to use the Lens Blur Filter in Photoshop to add depth of field selectively in an image.
Note: When you are instructed to switch back to the Layers from the Channels, do ensure you have clicked on the RGB channel before doing so, or you will only see the Alpha 1 channel. Lomo-effect images typically feature unique coloring, high contrast, soft focus and dark vignettes.
Discover how easy it is to give an antique look to a photo in Photoshop, using adjustment layers and textures.
A photo effect based on the work of Andrzej Dragan whose portraits have a very high contrast and color style all their own. In this tutorial you will learn the process for utilizing the HDR Toning feature of Photoshop introduced in CS5, in combination with a few lighting effects. This is a quick tutorial to show you how to achieve the 'Nashville' Instagram effect in Photoshop. This guide will show you how to add a really cool Instagram-inspired effect to your photos using Photoshop. This tutorial will show you how to recreate the Poprocket Instagram effect in Photoshop, adding a colorful retro look to your images. Follow this step by step guide to give your photos a cool vintage Polaroid style effect in Photoshop. This is a beginners-intermediate tutorial which can be followed by Adobe Elements users as well as Photoshop users. Follow this quick Photoshop tutorial to easily add a retro effect to your images in 3 simple steps.
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In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to add complex colorizing effects to images using custom gradients. Learn how to quickly add an infrared glow effect to an image using Smart Filters and adjustment layers. Learn how to add folds and creases to a photo as if it had been folded and unfolded like a map. Learn how to achieve a subtle effect by adding a color tint to the highlights and a different color tint to the shadows of your image. Learn how to easily create an old-fashioned, hand-tinted photo effect in just a few minutes.
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In the Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to add some action and a sense of motion to a photo with a zoom blur effect.
This tutorial will walk you through the simple steps used to turn a regular photograph into an interesting digital painting illustration.
Create a polaroid montage from one image using Photoshop's built-in effects and a free action. Opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of Onextrapixel. Join the community and stay updated with useful design and development resources and materials for FREE. Even when you are an experienced Adobe Photoshop user, it’s always nice and useful to learn about new tricks and techniques, which help you to improve your professional skills. In this quick tip tutorial we will explain how to create a cookie text effect using layer styles and textures in Photoshop.
In this quick tutorial we will show you how to create mech-inspired text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. In this quick tip tutorial we will explain how to create a steel text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. In this quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a cinematic “Sergeant America” Text Effect using the layer styles. In this quick tutorial we will show you how to create a royal gold text effect using layer styles in Photoshop.
In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to customize a typeface in Illustrator and then use Photoshop to create a stunning vintage detailed typographic design. This tutorial will show you how to create the 3D text shape and give it a high quality metal look using pure Photoshop.
In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a cinematic “Transfarmers” Text Effect using the layer styles. In this quick tip tutorial we will show you how to create a cartoon, gold, text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. In this quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a cinematic “Action” Text Effect in Photoshop using layer styles. In this tutorial we will explain how to use Cinema 4D and Photoshop to create metal textured 3D typography that includes ornate and decorative swirls. In this tutorial we will show you how to create a nice gold text effect using this powerful tool.
In this text effect tutorial we will demonstrate how to create an abstract wireframe text effect.
In this tutorial we will show you how to create a custom stitched text effect for an iPad Wallpaper.
In this tutorial we are going to create fun, realistic, animal textured, 3D typography in Photoshop using CS5?s Repousse tool.
This tutorial explains how to create a nice colorful stuffed-like text effect, using a simple pattern, and a couple of layer styles.
This tutorial explains how to create an easy yet elegant text effect, using a couple of Layer Styles to create the glossy sleek look, and then applying some Filters to add a soft marble-like texture. This is a very simple 3-step way to create a really nice abstract text effect, using a couple of Filters and Layer Styles.
This tutorial will explain how to create a frosting-ice text effect, using a couple of Layer Styles and a simple brush.
This tutorial will explain how to create a sharp fold text effect, by converting the Text layer into a Shape layer, adding and moving a couple of anchor points, and using a simple Gradient Fill with different Blend Modes. This tutorial will explain how to use the Opacity texture map to create a ribbon-wrapped 3D text effect in Photoshop CS5 environment. This tutorial explains how to create a snow globe inspired text effect, using a couple of brushes and layer styles.
This tutorial explains how to use Layer Styles and Filters to create an elegant shiny gold text effect.
This tutorial will show you how to create your own scrabble tiles set from scratch, so that you can use them anytime with any background you like. This tutorial explains how to use different layer styles to create a bright turquoise metallic text effect, then add a simple stroke and some pins all around it. This tutorial will explain three different ways to create very simple yet elegant header-style text effects, using only two Layer Styles each time. This tutorial will explain a very simple way for creating a nice glowing sparkles text effect, using a couple of brushes and glow layer styles. In this tutorial, we are going to use some brushes, layer styles, and different blend modes, to create a super fun looking tinsel-like text effect. This tutorial will explain how to use layer styles to create a nice bright retro text effect. This tutorial explains how to use Layer Styles to create a metal text effect, and then add a very nice decoration texture using only a couple of filters, without the need for brushes or texture images. This Photoshop tutorial explains how to create a nice simple stuffed text effect, using Photoshop layers, styles and filters. This tutorial explains how to create a simple pattern, then how to use it along with a couple of layer styles to make a chocolate bar like text effect.
This tutorial explains how to use Photoshop layer styles and Filters to create a nice marble text effect. In this tutorial, we are going to create a simple “polkadots” pattern, and use it with a brush to stroke the text, then, apply some simple layer styles to add the glow. This tutorial explains a simple way to create a glossy encapsulated text effect, using layer styles to create the glossy plastic like effect, and simple filters to create the texture. In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Design a “Letter Drops into Water” Typographic Effect in Photoshop. In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took Design a Dirty, Cracked Text with Blood Effect in Photoshop. In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create Awesome Particle Flame Text Effect in Photoshop.
In this tutorial, I will show you how you can create a Ancient Stone text effect Inspired by The Elder Scrolls V: SKYRIM Game in Photoshop. In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to Create this interesting, layered Text Effect with Awesome Lighting in Photoshop.
These tutorials will help to create different text effects which will impact positively on the visitors  as well as very good source for the beginner to understand very easily, how to give different effects to the text with step by step procedure. Besides providing precision, Adobe Illustrator software has sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural brushes and lot many time-savers that together contribute in making it the choice of designers for giving shape to their creative ideas.
From newbies to professional designers, each one is seeking help to learn new things and brush up the skills. To start with, we have showcased first tutorial spotted at DigitalArts that will make you learn how to create type filled with cute characters. In this tutorial, Chris shows how to create geometric low poly art in a very easy way with the help of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Initially, you will learn to create base shapes of the coffee maker using the Pen and the Ellipse Tools, followed by learning to add depth and shading for your shapes using complex gradients, basic blending, masking and vector shape building techniques along with some effects.
The idea of this tutorial came to Sharone Milne by seeing a beautiful photograph by Felecia Simon and she decided to create vector version of it. This cool Adobe Illustrator tutorial is perfect for beginners that will help you learn create the Captain America Shield Icon.

If you are excited, check out this cute Adobe Illustrator tutorials that will help you learn creating Garden scene in Adobe Illustrator with the help of basic shapes likes rectangle, ellipse and triangle. This tutorial was earlier a hit on the site so they decided to come up once again with the same tutorial using recent version of Illustrator. If you are in such situation, check out this tutorial that will show how you can create badge, banner and label in Illustrator and use them in any project later.
These useful Illustrator tutorials promise to make you learn new techniques, brush up on tool sets found in Adobe Illustrators. There are many other image editing application out there but the popularity which Photoshop has gained is remarkable and no other image editing application can match Photoshop.
It is used by professionals for color correct and edition celebrities pictures to make it look much better. Wait till it stops raining, take the picture, then add the rain back in using Photoshop, which is exactly what we're going to learn how to do.
Photoshop CS6 and CC (Creative Cloud) users will want to check out our fully updated Photoshop Weather Effects - Rain tutorial. With our image open in Photoshop, we can see in the Layers palette that we currently have one layer, which is named Background. The reason is because we're going to be using the "Motion Blur" filter on the image, and the Motion Blur filter tends to run into problems when dealing with edges, so we're going to make things easier on it by giving it a little more space around the edges to work with. If you're working with your image displaying inside a document window, press F on your keyboard to switch Photoshop to Full Screen Mode With Menu Bar, which will make things easier.
Again, nothing appears to have happened to the image itself, and that's because our new layer is currently blank, but we can see the new layer at the top of the Layers palette. This is where we tell Photoshop that we only want this Levels adjustment layer to affect the layer below it, which will be the noise layer.
It doesn't look much like rain yet, but we're going to help it out by applying the "Motion Blur" filter, which is going to give our rain some movement and direction. No worries though because we added extra space around the edges, so none of that problem area is going to affect our photo.
Photoshop will crop the image around the selection, removing the extra canvas space and bringing our image back to the size it was when we started. The only problem remaining is that the noise layer is still blocking our original image from view. There are tons of ways to apply a texture to an image, ranging from simple toning to completely changing the photograph’s atmosphere for instance with scratches to mimic an old photo, or browning to show age. You may find some answers in the 20 tutorials listed in this post today, on how to use textures to add extra effect to stunning images. If you're using Photoshop CS5 or earlier, you'll want to check out the original Vertical Photo Panels Effect tutorial. To do that, click on the layer visibility icon (the "eyeball" icon) at the far left of the layer in the Layers panel. Go up to the Edit menu in the Menu Bar along the top of the screen and choose Free Transform Path. First, to make the image visible inside the panel, change the Knockout option in the Advanced Blending section from None to either Shallow or Deep (I'll choose Shallow but either one will work for our purposes here). However, all those additional panels means we're going to end up with several more layers by the time we're done. That's great, except we don't really need to see them and, in fact, they're just taking up space. Make sure the Panel layer is selected in the Layers panel (it should be highlighted in blue). Let's move and rotate it, and we can do both of those things with the Free Transform Path command. When the cursor changes into a curved, double-sided arrow, click and drag with your mouse to rotate it.
For the effect to still work after you've cropped the image, make sure you select Delete Cropped Pixels in the Options Bar. Visit the Adobe Special Offers Page to find the latest offers, including discount coupon codes.
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It offers a variety of useful features for tackling almost any difficult image, from wispy hair to complex foliage. In a streamlined interface and workflow, Fluid Mask instantly shows key edges in the image and provides comprehensive easy to use tools that work with difficult-to-see edges and tricky areas like trees & lattices.
Broken into three parts to form a structured, self-study guide, the book covers foundation skills and more advanced techniques, with a complete section of step-by-step imaging projects so you can practice your skills and create professional-looking results. Photoshop CS5: Essential Skills includes a DVD with more than 10 hours of movie tutorials and supporting files.
The concept of enhancing an image is to improve or change the quality without adding or deleting anything.
The majority of these tutorials use non-destructive methods of enhancement, such as adjustment layers, but always remember to work on a copy of your image so that you retain the original. This effect works particularly well with wedding or other portraits to add a romantic, magical look. This effect works best on images where maintaining rich colors and strong contrast is more important then keeping any fine details. You will learn how to retouch a model's face and subtly manipulate her hair, and add attractive lighting and 3D effects. This tutorial will teach you how to turn a normal highway photo into an intense action scene. It is always important that you start with a good quality image to apply filters and adjustment layers.
Do you have your own methods, do you use actions or tutorials and are there any tutorials that offer great techniques that we have missed from this list? She enjoys surfing the net in search of outstanding art, design and photography, and enjoys nothing better than sharing her discoveries through article writing.
We strive to share the best web resources with the community but we are not affiliated to any other agency or company. As nothing in this world stands on the same place, a lot of handy tutorials are appear daily on the web. In this tutorial we will explain how to create a baseball-inspired text effect using layer styles, patterns, and brushes.
Throughout this tutorial we’ll make use of various drawing techniques, channels, and patterns. Then, it will explain how to use a couple of brushes to add the stroke, some sparkles, and retro line decorations to the Background. It then explains how to modify a simple brush to add a nice filling to the text, and finally, adding some adjustment layers to complete the effect. When I come across effects like this I always stop and try to identify the layer styles that were used to achieve the look. He has many years of experience within the web design industry and has a passion for the latest web technologies. The entire week, we keep bookmarking the useful Photoshop and best Adobe Illustrator tutorials for making it easier so that you don’t have to spare extra hours looking for the best and useful ones. Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine play a vital role in delivering optimum performance in Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended.
There is an improved auto correction of images which will let you enhance your photos further. Then just click outside the top left corner of the image and drag down below the bottom right corner.
Holding down Alt or Option tells Photoshop to move the handles on both sides at once, which makes things easier for us.
We're going to use an adjustment layer though so that we can go back and change the settings in Levels any time we want. Before we can apply the filter to the noise though, we first need to select it in the Layers palette, since we currently have the Levels adjustment layer selected.
To blend it in with the image and give us our rain effect, all we need to do is change the noise layer's blend mode.
Texture can be created artificially using Photoshop features and filters; alternatively, with a photograph. When you see the cursor change into a curved, double-sided arrow, click and drag with your mouse to rotate the panel.
Finally, increase the Distance and Size of the shadow to your liking, which will depend a lot on the size of the image you're working with.
So before we do anything else, let's give ourselves a bit more room in the Layers panel with a small housekeeping task. Whether you choose the Complete Edition, Select Edition, or Standard Edition, you’ll get traditional and stylizing filters that offer virtually endless possibilities to enhance and transform images quickly and easily. With 52 filters and over 250 effects found in Color Efex Pro, you can perform high quality retouching, color correction, and endless creative enhancements to your photographs. Fluid Mask will also preserve all-important edge information for a professional quality cut out.
While these problems don't affect digital cameras, we can recreate the cool effects in Photoshop to achieve that cool lo-fi retro effect, and here you can learn how. Repairing poor quality images involves different techniques altogether, and rarely works perfectly.
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There’s much more which you will get to learn once you open up the tutorial and check it out. Adobe Photoshop has come up in many versions and the one we are reviewing today is Adobe Photoshop CS 6 Extended. Adobe photoshop CS6 is very easy to use but if you feel any difficulty in using it their are lots of online tutorials which can help you in editing photos and adding staggering effects.
Before we do that though, let's reset our Foreground and Background colors in Photoshop by pressing D on the keyboard. We don't need to get into details about it here, but directly below the histogram, you'll see three sliders - a black one on the left, a white one on the right, and a gray one in the middle.
The Distance value controls how far out the shadow extends from the object, while the Size value controls the softness of the shadow's edges. In my case, I'm using a fairly large image, so I'll set both the Distance and Size to around 30px.

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