How to Draw a Plateau — MapEffects | Josh Stolarz
Want to learn how to draw a plateau for your maps? It's a great way to add depth and interest to the terrain and take your maps to the next level.
Video Tutorial: How To Give Your Photos the Cyberpunk Look
In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you some image processing techniques to achieve a Cyberpunk style visual effect within your photos. This popular art style takes inspiration from 80s nostalgia, and the neon-noir genre of movies such as Bladerunner, which feature densely populated, futuristic cities illuminated by bright neon signs and advertisements. […]
Free Ink Stamp Texturizer Smart PSD for Adobe Photoshop
Easily add ink stamp texture effects to your logos, lettering and illustrations with the help of my new FREE Ink Stamp Texturizer. This Smart PSD for Adobe Photoshop automatically applies all the adjustments and effects. All you have to do is edit the Smart Object layer and paste in your own artwork, then hit Save. […]
Video: How To Make a Fun Oil Painting Pet Portrait in Photoshop
Follow along with today’s Photoshop tutorial to turn your pet into a renaissance masterpiece. We’ll use a public domain oil painting of a 19th century Dutch General as the source, then combine some Photoshop filters to apply the painterly look to a digital photograph to blend the two images into a comedic portrait that is […]
Video Tutorial: How to Create a Neon Light Effect in Photoshop
In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a vibrant visual effect by adding neon lights to a photo. This popular art style often incorporates simple shapes or text for the neon lights, which are illuminated in bright colours. I’ll explain how to use Photoshop to draw a custom shape and […]
Video Tutorial: How to Create an Embroidered Patch Design in Illustrator
In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a colourful embroidered patch, based on the kinds of designs associated with National Parks. The artwork will incorporate a landscape scene at sunset, which helps to keep the design simple with a silhouette graphic and a warm colour palette. Stick […]
Photoshop Tutorial: Surreal Glass Sphere Floating Within a Landscape
In today's Photoshop tutorial I show you a few simple steps to create a surreal glass sphere floating within a photograph. This cool effect is perfect for cr...
Video Tutorial: Distressed Halftone & Engraved Photo Effect
In today’s Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you a combination of filters that produce distressed halftone effects, which gives an image a high-contrast, newsprint-style appearance. The main effect is made of halftone dots, but I’ll also show you some additional tweaks you can apply to produce other pattern effects too, like the kind […]
How to Create 3D Text Effects in Photoshop with the “Transform Again” Technique
The “Transform Again” command in Photoshop that repeats the previous adjustment with every press of the shortcut has many uses, but one of my favourites is to create faux 3D text effects. By layering up several copies of a text element with a basic Bevel and Emboss layer style, you can simulate a simple three-dimensional […]
Video Tutorial: Stipple Shading Tattoo Illustration in Photoshop
Follow along with today’s Photoshop video tutorial to create a bold and vibrant illustration of a snake. We’ll start with a loose, initial sketch, then I’ll show you some helpful brush settings for accurately outlining your illustration. The artwork is brought to life when colour is added, then it really starts to take shape when […]
Resize vs Resample: How To Properly Change Image Size and Resolution in Photoshop
Resizing an image sounds like one of the simplest things you could do in Photoshop, but there are actually some common mistakes you should avoid. If you’re a professional designer or photographer, it becomes complicated when you need to factor in print size and resolution. In today’s video, I’ll cover the basics of resizing an […]
Photoshop Tutorial: Realistic Shallow Depth of Field Effect Using Depth Maps
In today's Photoshop tutorial I'm going to show you a useful technique for adding a realistic shallow depth of field effect to your photos. We'll use a Depth...
Video Tutorial: Isometric City Illustration in Adobe Illustrator
In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to show you a really useful technique for creating isometric art, in particular an isometric city scene with loads of skyscrapers and bright neon lights. Usually, isometric illustrations would be drawn with the help of a grid, but this method makes it easy to build simple 3D objects […]
This is MUCH BETTER Than Drop Shadow in Photoshop!
A Brand New Technique to Create Realistic Drop Shadows in Photoshop! Learn how to blend multiple shadow effects to create a natural gradient using the Layer ...
These 4 Illustrator Tools Have HIDDEN Abilities
Today I have 4 Illustrator tools that have hidden abilities and functions, do you know all 4 of these hidden Illustrator tool abilities? Check out todays Ill...