A complete guide to retouching photos and sharing frequencies in Photoshop (part 2)
12. Masking texture Now we need to mask this texture. Hold the Alt / Opt key and click on the “Add Layer Mask” icon to add a black mask to…

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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 beautiful abstract portrait (part 3)
5. Continue to change the blue elements Select the Lasso tool and create some arbitrary shapes on top of the blue elements. To add them to the selection, hold the…

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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:
Coloring Element “The Devil’s Knees”
After you smooth and round the corners, you can use the command Edit> Transform> Flip Vertically to complete the shape of the element. Decorate the Devil’s Knees with large triangles in the upper and lower parts of the element and several small triangles in the center, as shown in the figure below.

As you noticed, all elements use the same methods and very simple shapes. Their combination gives a variety of ornaments:
3. Creating a frame and auxiliary elements
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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

Creating a clean, modern website design in Photoshop (part 2)

Mark the end of the content by drawing a footer area on the screen. Fill this space with a light gray color to distinguish it from the main content area:

We will continue creating the site in Photoshop by drawing a round mask and filling it with a radial gradient from black to transparent. Press Ctrl + T to transform the selection, squeeze and stretch the created area to form a long, shadow-like image:

Position the shadow in the center of the screen, then remove the excess space above the basement. The result is a subtle shadow that “raises” the main page, adding a few details to the design: Continue reading

Blur up technique or blur background technique on boot (part 1)
In this article, we’ll talk about CSS filters, which, together with effects such as blending modes, open up new possibilities for processing background images. Also consider the function of filters,…


Create an amazing british style text effect (part 3)
5. Adding crumbs Step 1 Create a work path from the text, create a new layer below layer 1, name it Crumbs and circle the outline with the Crumbs brush:…


Blur up technique or blur background technique on boot (part 3)
Now we can use this file as a background image to the site header, and it will look something like this: To avoid additional queries, we will put the SVG…


Create a beautiful abstract portrait (part 4)
Create another layer above, change its blending mode to Multiply and use the Clipping Mask (Command / Ctrl-Alt-G). Take a more saturated blue sample below the butterfly (indicated by a…