If you plan to create a web page with glass effects, the best looking effect is the magnifying glass effect, because it looks like rounded pieces of glass floating over text. This tutorial will present you a nice toolbar created with this effect, but the techniques presented here can be used for buttons and other controls too. This assumes you master basic “Filters” and layer “Blending Options”.
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Let’s say you have to build a web page or a desktop application with a scrap, rusty metal look. Your buttons must look like real rusty metal sheets. This tutorial will teach you how to create a simple “metal” button. This tutorial assumes that you master the basics of “Filters” and layer’s “Blending Options”. Continue reading Rusty Metal Button
I use widgets a lot. They are very useful, but at the same time is very hard to find the right design for your theme. I usually search a lot for one that has both the things I need and colors. Here is how to design a volume control widget in two classic colors, black and blue. You can choose other two colors
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Itâ€™s almost Christmas time and time to send greeting cards to all your friends and relatives. In this tutorial you will learn to make a Christmas tree that you can use on your own Christmas card.
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We have decided to create a forum for DesignTutorials.info.
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Having a blog is the last trend on the web. Your blog to be popular is even trendier. Therefore with this tutorial you will learn how to make a unique, colorful and at the same simple blog layout using Adobe Photoshop. Simple and clean are the two most valuable characteristics of a template. The picture I use is this.
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Lots of times if you canâ€™t find your favorite DVDâ€™s at the store, you choose judging by the cover. Some covers are simple, some are too fancy. With this tutorial you will learn how to make a colorful, full of live design with Adove Photoshop. Be careful what picture you will choose for the support. For me this one looks good.
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The following tutorial will show you how to edit a photo by adding some lipstick to a pair of lips using Adobe Photoshop. The tutorial is intermediate level and assumes you know how to make a path, transform it into selection or stroke it, making new layers and applying filters.
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Open new 300×300 pixels document in Adobe Photoshop. Now with your Polygonal Lasso Tool draw the shape of a closed folder. Just like this.
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In this tutorial we will integrate an object (a girl) into a new environment, and make a realistic cast shadow to properly integrate it. The objective of this tutorial isn’t to teach you how to make realistic self-shadowing, so the object’s self-shadow will be made pretty quick because they are not important on this step. This is an intermediate tutorial, the user must know how to use layers, layer blending and transform tools.
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