2D Archive

Create Detailed Spa Stones and Flowers in Adobe Illustrator

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Are you seeking inspiration and inner peace? Do you want to relax and enjoy your day? This tutorial is right for you! Feel calm and relaxed as you draw a minimalistic spa scene with basic shapes in Adobe Illustrator, and learn some easy yet spectacular tricks to create a semi-realistic look. Take a deep inhale and

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Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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For all of you sports fans out there, this tutorial will teach you how to create a baseball-inspired text effect. You’ll start by preparing the text, then with the help of the Bas Relief effect and the Inner Glow effect you’ll easily add some dimension to it. Next, you’ll create a vector texture and a

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Create a Retro Gold Leather Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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Creating 3D text effect does not always require using the 3D tools. This tutorial will show you a simple way of using the shape attributes in Adobe Photoshop CC, along with a couple of layer styles, to create a retro, leather-like, 3D text effect pretty easily and quickly. Let’s get started!

Create a Fur Texture, Family Badger Scene in Adobe Illustrator

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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