design portfolio

As a designer, your portfolio is one of the most important pieces that you ever put together. Your portfolio is used to grab the attention of prospective clients, showcase your work, and demonstrate your technical skills and abilities. Keeping your portfolio current and making sure that it reflects the best possible you are crucial steps Read More →

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I can guarantee that, at some point in your life, you have played cornhole. Whether you call it corn toss, bags, baggo, or any other moniker, you played it and loved it. The game is simple, easy, fun, and is a surprisingly good way to express your creativity. The beauty of cornhole is that you Read More →

photo editing

Adobe Photoshop is the most well-known photo editing software in the market because it is a quality product that can perform a wide range of functions. However, Photoshop is one of the most complicated products, so it is not very user-friendly. It also can do some damage to your wallet. If you are looking to Read More →

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Graphic designers are naturally resourceful and creative people. If you find yourself needing some inspiration or if you want to expand your skill set, then consider checking out some of these resources that can be added to your graphic design toolkit. 1. Fonts in Use Do you have an affinity for fonts and want to Read More →

tv

Overview Wanted a TV for Christmas but didn’t get one? Well, now you can make your own! Step 1 Create a new document. Using the Rectangle Tool (U) draw a rectangle like the one below. Fill it with black. Open the Layer Style and apply a Gradient Overlay with these settings Step 2 Still using Read More →

final

Overview Have you ever wanted to change the color of something in a photo but didn’t know how? Read this tutorial to find out how! Starting Image Step 1 Open your photo in Photoshop and select the Quick Selection Tool (W) set the diameter to a reasonable size, something like 10-20 pixels, with a hardness of 100% Read More →

postit

Step 1 Set your Foreground Color to #FFFCDB, select the Rectangle Tool (U) and draw a square (hold shift) Step 2 Go to menu Edit > Transform > Warp. Now you should see an overlay grid on top of the square. Drag the points, handles, or any where in the grid to warp the image. Read More →

final

Introduction Heres a really easy way to replicate the “linen” look that Apple uses throughout their stuff (Lion’s Mission Control background). Just by using the Noise and Motion Blur filter you can come up with a really cool looking effect. Step 1 In Photoshop create a new document. Fill the background layer with #aeb6ba. Create Read More →