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How to draw a realistic airplane (part 1)
1. Research subject In this article, we will be creating an image of a plane 94 of the US Air Force Fighter Squadron. The simplest studies give us information that…

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How to create a Serbian national pattern: Kilim Pirot ornament (part 2)
Then add small rectangles located at an angle of 45 degrees, as shown in the middle figure, and place small triangles at their ends, as shown in the right figure:…

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Top 10 Material Design Color Picker Generators
1. Material Design Palette Generator This tool allows you to quickly and easily create or import color sets to design your own, perfect theme from fully customizable palettes. After you…

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Create a shiny shield (part 4)

Step 40
Double-click on the “riboon right end” layer and open the “Layer Styles” window. In the “Gradient Overlay” style, change only the angle value – 0. Thus, the gradient transition will be deployed to the right side:
The figure below shows the final view of the layers of the left and right ends of the tape:

Step 41
Next, we will create the connecting parts for the left and right ends of the tape. On top of “ribbon right end” create two new layers and name them “ribbon left fold” and “ribbon left fold”. Use the Rectangular Area tool to create rectangular shapes. Then use Edit> Transform> Distort to connect the center, left and right parts of the ribbon using these shapes, as shown in the figure below: Continue reading

Create a shiny shield (part 3)

Step 27
After that, select the Move tool (V). Set the top layer Opacity to 24%. The figure below shows the final form of the “refl left mid” layer:
Step 28
Create a new layer on top of this layer – “refl top”. It should have approximately the same shape and be placed there, as shown in the figure below:
Go to Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur, set the “Radius” to 3 pixels:

Then add a layer mask to the “refl top” layer and use a soft black brush with an opacity of 50%, draw the bottom of the mask, as shown in the figure below: Continue reading

Create a shiny shield (part 2)

Step 10
Press D to change the default layout of colors. Then, while holding down the Ctrl key, click on the thumbnail of the “shield outer” layer to select it. Go to Selection> Modification> Compress. For Compression, set the value to 15 pixels:
Step 11
With the selection still active, create a new layer on top of the “shield outer” layer. To do this, click on the “Create a new layer” button at the bottom of the layers palette. Fill the selection with black (Alt + Backspace):
Deselect – Selection> Deselect (Ctrl + D). Rename the created layer to “shield base mid”:

Step 12
Double-click on the “shield base mid” layer to open the Layer Styles window. Enter the values ​​shown in the figure below for the “Internal Glow” style: Continue reading

Create a shiny shield (part 1)

Step 1
Open in Adobe Photoshop a new file (File> New) with the settings shown in the figure below. Save the file under the name “Shield.psd“. During operation, do not forget to save as often as possible (File> Save or Ctrl + S):
Step 2
Select the Polygon tool. Go to the options panel at the top of the program window. Enter a value of 3 in the “Sides” field. Then place the triangle as shown in the figure below:
Keeping accurate proportions is not very important. First open the Information panel (Window> Information). Then click on the plus sign next to the X, Y coordinates and select “Pixels” as the units. Now click on the polygon layer in the layer panel and select the Move tool (V). After that go to Edit> Path Transformation> Scaling:

Now enter the values ​​shown in the figure below in the options panel: Continue reading

Graphic programs for leisure and professional activities (part 2)

Drawing Programs
Expanding the topic of graphic editors, it is impossible not to mention programs for drawing.

Autodesk AutoCAD is a popular graphics drawing program. This editor supports two and three-dimensional design, has a large number of professional tools, supports working with cloud storage, Excel spreadsheets, there is the possibility of collective design. The program is suitable for a wide range of users, as it has many add-ons and a convenient interface necessary for solving tasks. The big disadvantage of this product is the high cost, which is justified by the quality. Therefore, AutoCAD is an indispensable tool in the field of design: Continue reading

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How to create an awesome logo (part 1)
Adobe Photoshop I will use Adobe Photoshop CS2 to design this logo. Many insist that only Illustrator is needed for this, but I believe that for the convenience of most…

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How to create a Serbian national pattern: Kilim Pirot ornament (part 1)
1. Select items Step 1 There are five traditional components of Pirot Kilim - brushes, outer frame, rim, inner frame and main field. The outer and inner frames, as a…

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Graphic programs for leisure and professional activities (part 1)
What is a graphical editor? The “graphical editor” program is software that provides the user with three main functions: creature; editing; viewing graphic files. Digital images are divided into three…

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