Brush Pen, Technical Pen, Micron Pen, Oh My! There is a large variety of pens out in the market and recently acquired a nice set of brush pens. I had created some practice lines and swipes just to get an idea of the brush pen. After looking at the lines I saw some nice potential […]
A Bokeh Effect in photos is something that can be easily created with an experienced photographer. Bokeh is a method that causes the background to be blurry while keeping the focal point the center of attention. This helps the viewer identify what they are supposed to be looking at. You can see this method be […]
Removing backgrounds in images can be a daunting tasks for designers. You can go all out destructive and use the eraser tool. But in this post I will show you a completely non destructive approach using a mask in Photoshop!
Fonts are a major part of a designers work. Every once in a while you’ll find some nice classy script fonts that are a great addition to your collection. Plus they are completely free! In this post I will showcase 6 fonts that are free to download and use for your projects!
Excuse me but I “mustache” you a question! Did you know the hipster trend is still around? Did you know hipster mustaches are still a big deal? Well in this tutorial I will show you how to make a very quick and simple hipster mustache to go with any vintage-y design!
Blood! It’s in the bodies of all living things. Red. Sticky. Also something some people would consider scary and a great addition for holidays like Halloween. We are going to look into how to create realistic blood in Photoshop using color balance and curves to give your manipulations that added touch if you are looking […]
This week I’m focusing on Wash Brush Stroke techniques and want to share with you a basic stroke vector set I’ve created with wash strokes. This texture set is great to do the distressed, grunge look that can be the perfect effect for that aged effect on posters, photos or any other images.
This week I’m focusing on Wash Brush Stroke techniques and want to share with you a basic vector set I’ve created with my wash strokes. This texture set is great to do the distressed, grunge look that can be the perfect effect for that aged effect on posters, photos or any other images.
This week I’m focusing on Dry Brush strokes and want to share with you a basic dry brush vector set I’ve created. They’re great for a grunge effect and also gives your projects a distressed look. This also can give your work that special handmade look as well.
Photoshop comes with a lot of pre-packaged brushed, but to any designer it isn’t complete until they have a full set of custom brushes as well. Brushes are a great tool to give that project a little extra texture or effect. To a lot of seasoned designers this tutorial will be old news, but to […]