Photoshop Tutorial: How to get X-PRO LOMO look on your pics

Photoshop Tutorial: How to get X-PRO LOMO look on your pics

Before we get into this adventure, I want to explain in a few words the meaning of X-Pro LOMO title. LOMO is a Russian company that produces optics and cameras, and the term Lomography in professional photography world mean wide-angle, distorted colors, expired film kind of photo aesthetic. So, you get that rustic and yet modern kind of photography. It’s very popular these days, especially because of many apps for smartphones camera. One of the main stone of hipster culture is lomography, so if you want to go with the flow this is the must tutorial.

So, I explain the meaning of term Lomography, but there’s also an x-pro term, which is kind of cross processing, a very unique technique in modern photography. Basically it means that you are using chemicals for one kind of film which is meant for another kind. And the term is not that modern as one can assume. Many photographers back in the days use slide film and than I they had luck develop that same film in the normal film lab. So that’s way we call it cross processing. (more…)

Best Design WSOP Poker Apps

Best Design WSOP Poker Apps

Smartphones are increasing in number rapidly, so are the apps for them. While it’s easy to find Top 10 or even Top 100 apps, it is hard to find best apps if you are looking for a particular category. In this article we are going to help you find best design and best overall poker apps out there. Poker is one of the most popular game nowadays, online as well as n huge live poker tournaments and small private home games. Surely you have wished to play your favorite poker game on your latest mobile device, and we are going to help you in that intention.

Best poker app in this moment is World Series of Poker (EA). It is probably best design poker game out there. Certainly once you start playing WSOP poker you’ll be smitten, because you’ll be having a feeling like you’re at Main Event in Las Vegas. When you have number one bestselling publisher of games behind such project it is probably going to be huge deal. Yes, there are also a lot of other similar games but this is official WSOP, and therefore the most authentic poker game for your mobile device. It bring best free poker experience on your iPhone, iPad and Android. It almost perfect tool to practice your poker skills, and get real WSOP experience playing Texas Hold’em, Omaha poker and many more. (more…)

How to Create Text with Stunning Effect in Photoshop

How to Create Text with Stunning Effect in Photoshop

In previously post we are introducing you with a little secret of Photoshop, so you can easily create stunning designs in just few steps. What we want is to create a simple tutorials so you can learn without some painful troubles alongside. It’s the same with this our new tutorial. It’s a very simple and jet very clever technique. Once you learn it, you are going to apply it all over.

First Step

On your computer open new file in Photoshop with a 550×350 pixels for the dimensions, and then simple put text you want to work with. You can do that with the Horizontal Type Tool (T).
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Be Successful in Designing Banners

Be Successful in Designing Banners

Each work connected to design of banners requires some preparation and good organization of the ideas. Here we are going to try to help you with this task.

1. Find Your Own Style
Before you start designing, you should be certain what do you like and what do not. Tastes differ, and what others like you just might find a poorly designed banner. Search on the Internet for other examples and examine them. When you have enough examples reviewed, you will recognize the elements of design that you want to convert into your own concept.

2. What is the use of the poster?

After the observing part of the work, you should start imagine your banner. To begin, certainly you have to know what is the purpose of each poster or banner. Is it a wedding banner or a birthday banner, does the banner advertise a business, or is it simple an idea that somebody want to share with others.. Depending on that fact you will use different methods to draw attention.

3.  Where the banner will be posted?

The place where the banner will be posted makes the major difference in the material, will it be an outdoor or an indoor banner! For example, for extreme weather conditions like strong wind you should think about ordering a printed mesh banner. To learn more about colors and materials click here . (more…)

David LaFerriere’s Drawings

David LaFerriere’s Drawings

Absolutely fantastic! How many ideas and how much of imagination .. That commitment to work and family  can go together prove David LaFerriere, a father who every morning draws their children. But not on paper 🙂 He draws on the lunch-bags of his two sons.

David (graphic designer) wanted to use his ability to illustrate in an interesting way  to have fun with the children. He started to decorate the sandwich bags of his boys in May 2008. He still makes them every morning, then takes a photo of the new artwork (because these sandwiches are really unique artworks) and posts them on Flickr. However, he has not expected to be so popular among bloggers as he is today.

Here are some of the illustrations:

Crayon breath:

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Can Online Designer Tool Compare to Graphic Designer?

Can Online Designer Tool Compare to Graphic Designer?

Designing a marketing product for a client or any gift is a dawning task. Lat year I tried to design Christmas cards and failed but this time around I tried a new product.This time around I tried designing koozies online. Well, what exactly are koozies? They are can insulators that keep your drink cold. It is sometimes used as a gift that one can plan to give their guest which has something printed on it so that they can enjoy the memories of celebration. Nowadays, there are numerous ways of celebrations like simple parties, theme parties, out-door parties and so on. Each one plans as per their choice. Custom Koozies are great return gift that can be distributed at such occasions.

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Basic of PSD to HTML

Basic of PSD to HTML

Without a doubt, Photoshop is one of the best image editing tools out there. Many users don’t know that Photoshop in fact can do many other besides image editing. Most of web designers use it for making website templates. PSD to HTML is these days perfect way to create website and stay on top with beautiful and modern design. To start work on your own web template you are at least need to have some basic knowledge of HTML and CSS coding. Main problem that the new designers have is converting their PSD files in to the HTML. You don’t need to have amazing knowledge, just thing or two so you can start from the scratch. So, look online for some examples and tutorial about CSS and HTML so that you don’t have problems latter on, and that you can understand correlations between PSD and HTML.
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Maybe the best thing is to visit learning websites, where you can find detail explanations of HTML and CSS. It’s very straightforward process so all of the elements are very clearly explained. Even more, you can find some live editors there, and see from the first hand where you have most difficult time. You can also buy a book about HTML and CSS, but these days rather do some online course for the same matter than spend many hours reading about things that you have no ideas about. (more…)

Tutorial: Create Easter Themed Wallpaper

Tutorial: Create Easter Themed Wallpaper

In this tutorial we are going to show you how to create fun Easter themed wallpaper, with a lot of Easter Eggs, bunnies and hatching birds. Our primary software today is Adobe Illustrator, but we’ll also use Adobe Photoshop for some finishing touches.

Fist let’s have a look on what we are going to create:

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