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Create an Elegant Photography Web Layout in Photoshop

Elegant Photography Web Layout in Photoshop

For another contribution on Design Instruct, I wrote for them a Photoshop tutorial on “How to Create an Elegant Photography Web Layout.”

In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a beautiful web page design that is dark-themed and perfect for a web portfolio that is centered around photographs. It’s a pretty simple tutorial that aims to illustrate some great techniques to adapt into your current web design workflow [ ... ]

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How to Make a Worn Vintage Beach Ad in Photoshop

Worn Vintage Beach Ad

For my very first contribution to Design Instruct, I’ve written for them this tutorial on How to Make a Worn Vintage Beach Ad in Photoshop. In this Photoshop tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a worn out, low-saturation-colored vintage beach ad in Photoshop. We’ll use some beginner to intermediate level techniques such as the usage of brushes, editing colors, using filters, masking and a whole lot more! [ ... ]

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Free Hi-Resolution Scribbles Photoshop Brushes

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Photoshop Brushes

Since the launch of my site, I’ve gotten a lot of good feedback for the scribbles-style being used for my navigation. Now, if you would like to add some scribbles to your designs, I’ve created 12 Hi-Resolution Scribbles Photoshop Brushes! These are perfect for your designs most especially if you have grunge, paper or hand-drawn themed ones.

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Craft a Vintage Postage Stamp in Photoshop

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Vintage Postage Stamp Photoshop Tutorial

In this easy, step-by-step Photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to craft a Realistic Vintage Postage Stamp. This is a pretty simple tutorial making use of basic to intermediate Photoshop techniques and features such as masking, creating your own custom brush, configuring brush presets and color adjustments.

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