If you own a computer, likelihood is you’ve used Photoshop, Paintshop Pro, Corel Draw, GIMP, or a comparable program to some extent. Aside from GIMP, each of these design and editing programs cost a reasonable amount of money. Even when you do purchase the full package, it’s likely only on one of your computers, and there are probably times you wish you had it even to do a quick editing job.
Enter Picnik.com, “photo editing awesomeness, online, in your browser. It’s the easiest way on the Web to fix underexposed photos, remove red-eyes, or apply effects to your photos.”
So there you are working on a project and find your illustration in the need of a special touch. Unless you create your own, having access to some beautiful floral brushes might be the perfect thing. They are fantastic for the web whether for your site or profile background on social media. Of course, you can use them on cards, posters, and other print work.
Football, one of America’s favorite pastimes, is right around the corner. Teams have already played a couple of pre-season games. The regular season begins as of September 10, 2009.
Fans throughout the NFL enjoy the sports memorabilia and some talented individuals do a fantastic job creating. We would like to share some cool posters from various teams throughout the organizations.
A graphic designer is more than just a tech fiend with an eye for design. He or she is an artist. Like most artists, inspiration is, at one point or another, gathered from where one calls home. Each artist will interpret and create with that inspiration in their own unique way.
For some, the neighborhood of inspiration is more of an urban style (or ‘ghetto’, for a less politically correct term). The harsh lifestyle of such a location surely evokes a variety of emotions. Usually reflected, however, is the drugs, violence, and community struggles with money, education, and even authority.
The night sky including the moon has inspired people for centuries. Some people even believe the moon is magical. There is an interesting story behind Hijo de la Luna, a song performed by Mecano about a gypsy woman looking to the moon for something she strongly desires. An artist’s interpretation of this story is within the beautiful collection of moon inspired images which we would like to share with you today.
One of the Photoshop’s best features is having the ability to use brushes for your creative design. Depending on the type, they work well with backgrounds and accents.
We would like to share with you seven sets of grunge style brushes that will give you a very realistic feel to your projects. There are about 140 brushes in all. Give them a try and download. Experiment using different colors.
In this tutorial, you see step-by-step how you can colorize isolated objects in black and white photos. This is a pretty cool technique when you want something in your photo to stand out and even cover-up minor errors.
I decided to use a photo of the Golden Gate Bridge I took while in San Francisco. It is probably the most famous bridge in the world and could very well be one of the most photographed. That means your every day purist-type picture looks like the million others, a little dull. Add some spice to your photography and try different techniques.
Your fascination with the night sky has become easier to create on Adobe Photoshop with any one of these beautiful brush sets. Whether it is for the web, poster or print and your preference is realistic or whimsical, you are bound to find the right brush to enhance your space themed project.