Pixelmator Archive

Web Design in Pixelmator


The newly released Pixelmator includes a very important feature: the Slice Tool. Now we can slice and save pieces of the layout to create Web sites. That is really handy! Because of that, I decided to create a tutorial showing how to create a Web site design using Pixelmator

Magic Cup Coffee in Pixelmator


Pixelmator is a very powerful image editor; you can create all sorts of effects using it. Because of that I decided to recreate some images and tutorials that I previously did using Photoshop in Pixelmator. You will see that you can do pretty much everything with Pixelmator, and usually faster

Mental Wave Explosion in Pixelmator


Almost 2 years ago, I wrote a Photoshop tutorial that became quite popular. Its effect was a sort of explosion of mental waves, like a powerful superhero attack. Because of the tutorial’s popularity, I decided to recreate that effect in Pixelmator

80’s Style Text Effect in Pixelmator


In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a very nice text effect inspired by the colors and some light effects used in the work of a great digital artist who uses the name Empire. His work can be seen at empireisok.com

Stylish Retro Poster in Pixelmator


In this tutorial I will show you how to create a stylish retro poster using Pixelmator. We wil play with basic tools and primary colors to do that. The inspiration is from old posters and of course, the master of the De Stijl Piet Mondrian

Easy Space Scene in Pixelmator


In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a space scene in Pixelmator without using a stock photo or special brush, just the ones that come with Pixelmator. We will play with some filters and blending as well. The whole effect will not take you more than 20 minutes, and the end result

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Amazing Watercolor Effect in Pixelmator


In this tutorial I will show you how to create a really cool effect using some watercolor brushes mixed with photos. The image we will create is inspired by the works of Bruno Fujii, Margot Mace, Raphaël of My Dead Pony, and Stina Person

Fiery Fireballs in Pixelmator 1.4


Last year I created some images using fireballs, explosion, fire and smoke. Basically I only used brushes to create that in Photoshop. Now with the release of the new Pixelmator 1.4 and its brand new Brush Engine I decided to try it and create the same image in Pixelmator

Girl in Tempo Tutorial


In this tutorial I will show you how I created the Girl in Tempo Image. Tempo in this case is the new version of Pixelmator, which I’ve been beta testing for a few weeks. The design is a mix of some photos and filters that can be easily and quickly done in Pixelmator

Abstract Wallpaper in Pixelmator


Following our series of Pixelmator tutorials, this week we will show you how to create an abstract wallpaper using the Quartz Composer filters. Even though the effect seems a bit complex, you will be surprise how easy is to create it in Pixelmator. It won’t take you more than 10 minutes to reproduce this tutorial.

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