2D Archive

Create a Fur Texture, Family Badger Scene in Adobe Illustrator

http://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/create-a-fur-texture-family-badger-scene-in-adobe-illustrator--cms-21846

In the following tutorial, I’m going to show you how to use a sketch from a previous tutorial to create a cute little badger family in Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Smeared Ketchup Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

http://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-create-a-smeared-ketchup-text-effect-in-adobe-photoshop--cms-20557

In this tutorial, we will use a combination of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create a realistic-looking ketchup text effect. We will also show how to smear or smudge the ketchup effect in an optional step at the end. Let’s get started!

Create a Corn Cob in Adobe Illustrator

http://www.noupe.com/tutorial/create-a-corn-cob-in-adobe-illustrator.html

In this very interesting tutorial we will have the opportunity to create something unusual. We will create a Corn Cob by using Adobe Illustrator. We will use some great tools such as Blend Tool, Envelope Distort and of course the Pen Tool. Blend Tool will help us to create the grains, Envelope Distort will help us to form the cob and we will

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Create a Typographic Poster of Your Favorite Song Using Photoshop and Wordle

http://www.psawesome.com/tutorials/create-a-typographic-poster-of-your-favorite-song-using-photoshop-and-wordle

Hey, in this Awesome Photoshop tutorial, i’m gonna show you how to create a Typographic poster of your favorite song. You’ll get the lyrics from a lyrics site and get a typographic layout of these words using Wordle java applet at http://www.wordle.net. Then i’ll show you how to export the result as a PDF document.

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Create a 3D Ice Text Effect With Modo and Photoshop

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects-tutorials/3d-ice-text-effect/

While Photoshop allows us to do many things, often, the final outcome we are looking for just can’t be accomplished using Photoshop alone. One of the best things about Photoshop, however, is that it almost always has a role in modern design workflows, especially in 3D. In this tutorial, I will show you how to

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Glittering Red and Melting Ice Text Effect

http://textuts.com/glittering-red-and-melting-ice-text-effect/

This tutorial will explain how to use multiple Layer Styles to create a velvety glossy glittering red text effect. Then, using some more Layer Styles and a simple brush, that text will be surrounded with melting ice. It’s an easy, very wintry-looking effect, that uses mainly the power of Photoshop’s Layer Styles. Let’s get started!

10 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Be Using in Photoshop

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-tips/10-custom-keyboard-shortcuts-you-need-to-be-using-in-photoshop/

By default, Photoshop comes packed with keyboard shortcuts that you can use to speed up your workflow. What you might not know however is that there are also a lot of commands that do not have keyboard shortcuts assigned to them. In this tutorial, we will show you a few of our favorite custom keyboard

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How to Apply Filters and Effects in Pixelmator

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-tips/how-to-apply-filters-and-effects-in-pixelmator/

Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. In this tutorial, we will explain everything you need to know about working with and applying filters and effects to your images using the Effects Browser in Pixelmator. In the process, we will show you how to sharpen your images, how to apply

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4 Ways to Create Long Shadow Effects in Photoshop

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing-tutorials/how-to-create-long-shadow-effects/

Part of the recent, “flat design” trend, long shadow effects are a popular but not necessarily new phenomenon. The trend’s strongest impact seems to be on interface design elements and icons but it is being increasingly used as part of web designs, as well. In this tutorial, we will show you 4 ways that you

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The Differences Between Male and Female Portraits

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/the-differences-between-male-and-female-portraits/

It is hard to compare male to female faces simply because each face is unique, but there are some features in the face that can make a male portrait look more masculine or a female portrait look more feminine. In this article we’re going to take a look at those features. You will be able

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