April 23, 2017

Using Textures in a Landscape Illustration

April 13, 2011 Kristen Pace

This tutorial will show you how to use textures to create a desktop wallpaper or other illustration. Begin by finding a few textures or patterns you like. Choose one for the background of your image and place it in your workspace. If it is too large for your workspace, create […]

Adobe Launches New Tools For App Developers

April 11, 2011 Mike Sachoff

Adobe has introduced new tooling and framework support in Flash Builder 4.5 software for developing, testing and launching mobile apps on Android, BlackBerry Tablet OS and iOS platforms. Flex 4.5, an open source framework, includes new support for building mobile applications for Android, and support for BlackBerry Tablet OS and […]

How to Draw a Disco Ball in Illustrator

March 30, 2011 Kristen Pace

This tutorial will show you how to make a 3D disco ball or disco light in Adobe Illustrator. Begin by opening up a new document. Create a rectangle using the rectangle tool. Fill it with whatever gradient you want. A radial gradient would probably work best. You will need to […]

Utilize Typing on a Path for a Flyer or Ad

March 25, 2011 Kristen Pace

This tutorial will guide you through the steps to type on a path and use this photoshop feature for a print or web ad. Start by opening the image file you would like to use. Here is my starting image: There a couple of ways to set the path you […]

How to Retouch a Photo

March 23, 2011 Kristen Pace

In this tutorial I will show you how to retouch a picture of a person and get the image more celebrity-like or magazine-worthy (in society’s eyes, not mine), without getting an airbrushed look.

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