Next, duplicate the circle, paint over black and resize it so that the new circle fits into the outer ring of the gray circle. Then duplicate the black circle again. Resize the copy so that it is slightly smaller than the black circle.
While holding down the Ctrl key, click on the thumbnail of the layer of the last circle to create a selection outline. Without touching the outline, delete the layer with which it was created, and then select the larger, darker circle below. Now press the Delete key to delete the center of the circle and leave only the ring. Repeat this process until you have created all the rings.
Having created all the wheel circles, as in the image of a real airplane, block the layers that make up the landing gear. After that, use a soft round brush to add simple shadows and small areas of rust, as shown in the figure: Continue reading
1. Preparation of the portrait
Create a new document with a size of 2000 by 2850 pixels, a resolution of 300 pixels, with a transparent background, and then open the image of a woman and drag it into the document.
Select the Fill tool (G), press the Alt key to switch to the Eyedropper, and then select a light shade of the background color of the woman’s image. Then fill the transparent background layer with this color (Figure 2).
Next, select the “Brush” tool, set “Press” – 50%, “Hardness” – 100% and set the brush color to black. Add a mask to the woman’s layer and wipe her body with a black brush, as shown in Figure 3: Continue reading
Search for the right words
Recently, when developing a website design, terms have been used to describe methods for adapting the design. Vox Media, for example, presents its content as existing in a river stream. And in accordance with this, its change and flow can be stopped at certain points. Here’s how they describe the VOX.com homepage:
Content flows around the “stones” and “thresholds”, which are the list of “Most Commented Entries” or the “Popular Videos” panel. Often this behavior remains unchanged in the new layout system, but the main difference lies in the additional context layer. Elements in the river should be positioned in such a way as to maximize the diversity of content on Vox. Each element is displayed differently, depending on its type and neighboring elements. Continue reading