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.…

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A complete guide to retouching photos and sharing frequencies in Photoshop (part 1)
1. Getting Started with a Raw File We start with a Raw file or high quality image. If you want to follow me and follow all the steps in parallel,…

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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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Create a shiny shield (part 5)

Step 56
While holding down the CTRL key, click on the “ribbon front” layer to select it. Then create two layers named “ribbon front left refl” and “ribbon front right refl” on top of the “PREMIUM QUALITY” text layer.

Applying the same technique that we used earlier, subtract the necessary areas of selection with the Oval Tool, as shown in the figure. Then fill the selection with white:
Reduce the “Opacity” of both layers to 20%:

Step 57
While holding down the CTRL key, click on the “shield outer” layer to select it. Create a new layer under it called “shield shadow”, and fill the selection with black. Then, using the command Edit> Transform Path> Zoom, squeeze the black shape down: Continue reading

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

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

How to draw a realistic airplane (part 2)
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A complete guide to retouching photos and sharing frequencies in Photoshop (part 1)
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Create Advanced Animations in Photoshop: Putting It All Together
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How to create bright, colorful, juicy 3D in a summer way - text (part 1)
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