Creating an Isometric Pixel Character (part 1)
1. Lines in pixel graphics These lines are the basis for the most common isometric style in pixel art. The style that we will use: This style is created by…

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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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Create Advanced Animations in Photoshop: Putting It All Together
How to create a watch with moving hands We use the template layer method to create a clock animation with rotating hands. And also apply layer styles to add depth…

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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 rule, are monophonic, and the rim and the main field are the most colorful parts of Pirot kilim.

In the image below, the brushes are white, the outer and inner frames are black, the rim has a white background with red and blue decorative elements, and the main field is a multi-colored rectangle in the middle, with a red background, black and blue elements: Continue reading

How to draw a realistic airplane (part 2)

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

Modern trends in building responsive design (part 1)

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

Create Advanced Animations in Photoshop: Putting It All Together
How to create a watch with moving hands We use the template layer method to create a clock animation with rotating hands. And also apply layer styles to add depth…

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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…

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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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Create a beautiful abstract portrait (part 2)
Create a new layer above the woman’s face layer and change its blending mode to Multiply. Then select the Brush tool (B) and use the Eyedropper (Alt key) to take…

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