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Illustration: Create a smartworm

Illustration: Create a smartworm

1. How to set up a new document As we do with all projects, start by creating a new document (File> New or Control + N), to which we will assign the following settings: Number of working tables: 1 Width: 800 px Height: 600 px Units: Pixels In the Advanced tab: Color mode: RGB Rasterized effects: Screen (72 dpi) Although …

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Graphic design: Create terrifying icons

Graphic design: Create terrifying icons

How to set up a new document As we do with all the projects, we will start by creating a new document by going to File> New (or using the keyboard shortcut Control + N ), to which we will assign the following settings: Number of working tables: 4 Organize by: rows Spacing: 128 px Width: 256 px Height: 256 …

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Photography: Floral mask effect

Photography: Floral mask effect

Introduction Have you seen that scene of Men In Black in which the face of a man opens and inside it has an alien? In this tutorial we will do something similar: open part of a model’s face to show some element coming out of its interior; in this case, flowers. As always, I invite you to use your own …

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Graphic design: Create a set of folder icons

Graphic design: Create a set of folder icons

How to set up a new document As I suppose you already have Illustrator open, start by creating a new document by going to File> New (or using the keyboard shortcut Control + N ). Set it up as follows: Number of working tables: 12 Spacing: 32 px Columns: 4 Width: 64 px Height: 64 px Units: Pixels And from …

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Photography: Create the illusion of a mask

Photography: Create the illusion of a mask

Introduction Many of the most iconic characters of popular culture are characterized by wearing a mask: Batman, Spiderman, Jigsaw, Ghostface and even The Mask. How ironic, is not it? Masks are a way to hide a part of us or even a way to show something that we really do not dare to show. In this tutorial, you will not …

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Illustration: Design a laundry scene

Illustration: Design a laundry scene

Configure a new document Step 1 Press Control + N to create a new document . Set the units to pixels and set a canvas of 800×600 px . Then, in the advanced options, select RGB and Screen (72 ppi) . Go to the Preferences (Control + K) and enter a value of 1 px for the keyboard increments . …

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Graphic design: Create a pack of school icons

Graphic design: Create a pack of school icons

How to set up a new document As we do with all the projects, we will start by creating a new document by going to File> New (or using the keyboard shortcut Control + N ), to which we will assign the following settings: Number of working tables : 8 Spacing: 32 px Columns: 4 Width: 64 px Height: 64 …

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Graphic design: Create a hairy text

Graphic design: Create a hairy text

Introduction We have all applied the WordArt effects that Microsoft Word brings us by default. These effects are a classic design, which can make even the most inexperienced designer cry for the feeling of “quality” and “flat design” they transmit. Since then, many designers have decided to apply different effects to their texts, and in this tutorial you will learn …

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Photography: Pink & Blue Effect

Photography: Pink & Blue Effect

Introduction With this simple Photoshop effect, your pictures will look great! This filter very used in Instagram and Tumblr is often called “Pink and blue effect”. In this filter, light highlights and blue, pink and yellow pastel colors predominate. Here is an example of the final result we will achieve. We will learn to use the Camera Raw filter creating …

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