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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →

Ever wanted to make a smooth transition effect on elements on your page when the user passes their mouse over it? Well, with this quick and easy fix you can do just that, purely through CSS. It is simple, all you have to do is in your css file have: * { transition: all .2s Read More →


Step 1 Open the photo that you wish to edit and the first thing you want to do after that is duplicate the photos layer. This will make it so much easier if you decide that you want to start over and have accidentally over written your original picture file! Because now you will be Read More →


Overview Create a sleek looking button in Photoshop. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a sleek looking button in Photoshop. Step 1 Start with a new document, filled with a white background. Choose the Rounded Rectangle Tool, with aRadius of 5px. Then fill it with a teal (#188098) Step 2 Select the Read More →


Unless you aren’t very active in the designing community, you probably have heard of two great private communities for designers (as for Forrst it includes developers as well) that have really great talent on the website. I like the private design communities because it really weeds out the average designers, of course there are still Read More →