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  • Create a Camera Phone Mock-Up Using Smart Objects and Smart Filters in Photoshop

    What You'll Be Creating

    Photoshop Smart Filters are one of the greatest things about Smart Objects. When you apply a filter effect to a Smart Object layer, you automatically create a Smart Filter. You can edit the filter(s) as many times as you like, without damaging the original pixels. 

    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use two copies of the same Smart Object to create the product mock-up, then apply a filter to de-focus the background. Once everything is set up, you can easily update the...


  • How to Create a Photo to Pencil Drawing Effect in Photoshop

    What You'll Be Creating

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an amazing photo drawing effect in Adobe Photoshop. I will explain everything in so much detail that anyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time. 

    The effect shown above is the one I will show you how to create in this tutorial. If you would like to create the even more advanced drawing effects shown below, using just a single click and in only a few minutes, then check out my Construct...


  • International Artist Feature: Peru

    Welcome back to our International Artist Series.

    Today

    we're catching up with six incredible artists from Peru, home of Machu Picchu and the people of western South America. I

    asked each artist how

    their country and culture inspired their work, and they delivered great

    responses.

    Nathalia Escalona

    Nathalia is a brilliant illustrator and graphic designer who lives in Lima, Peru. Her stunning portrait style is vibrant and unique. It features splashes of rosy cheeks and caricature faces to make...


  • How to Create a Set of Browser Icons in Affinity Designer

    What You'll Be Creating

    Welcome back to

    another Affinity Designer tutorial, in which we’re going to learn how to quickly create

    a set of glyph icons using some basic geometric shapes which we will adjust

    here and there.

    That being said, grab a fresh cup of that magic bean juice and let’s get

    started!

    Oh, and don't forget you can always expand your library by heading over to GraphicRiver where you'll find a great collection of hand-picked icons.

    1. How to Set Up a

    New Project File

    Assuming...


  • How to Draw a Cheetah

    What You'll Be Creating

    In this tutorial, I will show you how to draw a cheetah—the fastest land animal. I will show you how to construct its body step by step: first the torso, then the legs, and finally the head with all its details. You will learn how to draw simplified muscles and paws, and how to draw a cheetah pattern.

    This is a simple tutorial for beginners. If you want to learn more about cheetahs and other big cats, try this tutorial instead:Drawing

    How to Draw Animals: Big Cats, Their...


  • 25+ Best Free Business Card Mockup PSD Designs (2018)

    Now that your business card is done, how will you display it in your portfolio? A mockup is a go-to choice for many designers on a tight schedule.

    It helps you style your portfolio professionally and provides future clients with confidence about your workflow. Want to try one out?

    Create extraordinary headers, posts, and portfolios with these Photoshop business card mockups. Featuring a collection of stylish, modern templates, these resources are just what you need for a quick result.

    Enjoy the...


  • How to Create a Design-Inspired Photo Manipulation for Twitter/Facebook Banners

    What You'll Be Creating

    Are you an aspiring designer with a special gift? Show off your levitation skills with a photo manipulation. Make a creative banner you can apply to all your social accounts.

    In this tutorial, we'll learn how to build a designer-inspired photo manipulation using a few stocks and 3D objects in Adobe Photoshop.

    Get inspired! Find more amazing design resources on Envato Market.

    See a larger view of this banner.

    Tutorial Assets

    The following assets were used in the...


  • How to Create an Easy Ice Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

    What You'll Be Creating

    This tutorial will show you how to use layer styles, with simple shapes and textures, to create an easy ice effect in Photoshop. 

    This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver, like this 3D Ice Cool, Freeze and Snow Effects Styles pack.

    Let's get started!

    Tutorial Assets

    The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial:

    Kornik font

    Textures - Golds, Whites, And Greys by snowmanjester

    Heavy Snow Texture by...


  • How to Create a Cactus Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

    What You'll Be Creating

    In the following steps, you will learn how to create a cactus text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create a pattern brush.

    Moving on, you will learn how to create and save a pretty complex pattern. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel, you will learn how to create the first piece of your cactus and how to save its attributes. Using two simple shapes and some effects, you will learn how to create...


  • The History of Emoticons and Emojis

    What You'll Be Creating

    Have you ever wondered what emoticons and emojis have in common, or how they even came to be? Well, since we love empowering our readers with knowledge, we took the time and put together this in-depth article which should break down these two modern ways of communication that have changed our lives so greatly.

    From the early days of humanity, our ability

    to communicate has played a key factor in completely shaping the way we as members

    of the same species interact with...


  • How to Create a Pineapple Seamless Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

    What You'll Be Creating

    In this quick tip, you will learn how to create a pineapple seamless pattern in Adobe Illustrator. We will be using basic shapes, Warp effects and the Pattern > Make option to create this trendy pattern.

    This tutorial is designed for beginners, so it is very easy to recreate. If you want some inspiration as well as motivation, then check out GraphicRiver, especially their collection of patterns.

    And now, let's start!

    How to Create a Pineapple PatternStep 1I assume you...


  • How to Create a Flat, Faded 3D Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

    What You'll Be Creating

    This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop's 3D tools and settings, as well as some filters and adjustment layers, to create a simple, flat, faded 3D text effect. Let's get started!

    This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on GraphicRiver.

    Tutorial Assets

    The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial:

    ARTICA font

    1. How to Create the Background and Text Layers

    Step 1

    Create a new 1000 x 1000 px document....