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 bright, colorful, juicy 3D in a summer way - text (part 3)
1. Create letter shapes Step 1 Create a document with a size of 1,500 by 1,500 pixels, and in the font Insaniburger write the first letter of the word in…

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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…

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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 during the Second World War the 94th squadron was located at the base of the Air Defense in the Great Lakes region. Therefore, I decided to depict a plane in flight over water.

2. Create a working canvas
To ensure the most accurate display of small details, I chose the largest possible canvas that a computer can process without serious problems – 5000 by 3337 pixels:
3. References
Before we get started, we need to collect all the necessary information. I found on the net an image of a pilot’s flight suit of that time, an airplane coloring scheme, and also an image of a fighter: 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

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 placing two pixels on the same horizontal level and indenting the next level one pixel down. Such lines look relatively smooth and are used to create rhombuses:

Most lines with a similar structure look pretty good. But the more the slope becomes, the more uneven they look:

For contrast, here are examples of lines with a disproportionate structure:

They are angular and not very beautiful. Try not to use them. Continue reading

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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