In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial you’ll learn how to create a fully-editable text based banner all within the Appearance Palette.
Looking to achieve the popular halftone shading effect with Photoshop? Check out this quick tutorials for step-by-step directions. Step 1: Create a new Photoshop document. Step 2: Fill the background layer with red. Step 3: Add some text and set the fill color to silver (R 222, G 220, B220). Step 4: Arch your new text. Layer > Type […]
Expand the power of Layer Styles within Photoshop to get this multi-outline effect. Need quick layer style that lets you apply multiple strokes (outlines) to a text or shape within Photoshop. Even though this is really simple in Illustrator via the Appearance Palette it’s not so straight forward in Photoshop (at least to my knowledge). This tutorial […]
I’m sure you’ve seen tackle twill on a hoodie before. It’s a widely used embroidery technique that involves sewing down nylon twill to a garment with zig zag stitching. This tutorial will show you how to simulate a tackle twill look with Illustrator’s Appearance palette. I’ve found that most people don’t understand the Appearance palette […]
Create a really simple seamless Diamond Plate pattern to fill most any text or objects within Illustrator and get that edgy look. Step 1 Create a new Illustrator document 460px wide by 230px high with the color mode set to RGB color. Step 2 Select the Ellipse Tool (L) and click anywhere on the art-board […]