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How To : Use the Warp tool in Adobe Illustrator 5

The Warp tool can save you a lot of time on your projects, so you'll want to learn how to use as efficiently and effectively as possible. This tutorial uses the Microsoft logo to demonstrate this function to Adobe Creative Suite 5.

How To : Use the live trace tool in Adobe Illustrator

This shows how to use live trace on Adobe Illustrator to make a vector image. First, you need to open up Adobe Illustrator. Then go to file and select New and adjust your size to letter. For orientation you can choose to have it landscape if you want. Once you have your blank ...more

How To : Trace photos and then color them in Illustrator CS2

Illustrator CS2 has a great tracing feature called Live Trace. However, sometimes you may want to trace something and have a more artistic effect. With Illustrator's Pen Tool and the Gradient Mesh feature you'll be able to create the exact look and feel that you want.

How To : Create a magical enchanted dagger in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Build a 3D rocket in Photoshop and Illustrator

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create an envelope icon in Illustrator

From task tutorial.com that how to create an envelope icon on illustrator. First draw a rectangle change the angle to 90 degrees then select gray color, select pen tool draw a shape and then go to layer select duplicate then rotate the shape using left mouse button by selectin ...more

How To : Create a Helix in Adobe Illustrator

This is a 3 part tutorial. Be sure to click on Chapters 2 & 3 to get the full tutorial. In Part 1 of this 3 part Adobe Illustrator tutorial series, Vincent Rosati explains how to use the free transform tool to take the first step in creating a helix with AI. In Part 2 of thi ...more

How To : Use color correction in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create a soothing pastoral scene in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Build an Egyptian Pharaoh's room in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Detail an automobile headlight in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create stylish blend curves in Illustrator

To do that, first select the pen tool, choose yellow stroke color and draw the path as showing in the video then deselect and choose pen tool again, pink color in stroke and draw the path again. Now you need to select the blend tool and click on both paths. Now go to object, b ...more

How To : Draw a vector heart in Adobe Illustrator

Check out this video and learn how to draw a very cool graphic using Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to draw a vector heart without having to download anything extra. All you need is Adobe Illustrator and some time! This video will cover how to us ...more

How To : Animate a 3D airplane in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Turn images into watercolor paintings in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Fix, enhance, and retouch photos in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Top 7 Surface Book Hacks for Artists

The Microsoft Surface has been the go-to device for many professional artists since its initial release back in 2012. Since then, the Surface line has continued to offer customers a portable, high-powered machine that's a near perfect value for both casual and professional art ...more

How To : Vector trace a realistic pepper in Photoshop

Take a look at how to create a realistic pepper in Adobe Photoshop by vector tracing with the pen tool in this software tutorial. Vector images are a more professional way of creating graphics so they won't degenerate when printed. So learn how to work with vector images and t ...more

How To : Create & edit complex gradients in Illustrator CS4

Create and edit complex gradients with the new Gradient tool in Illustrator CS4, which has undergone a complete makeover. There’s a new reverse gradient button, and gradient widgets that allow users to edit applied gradients visually. There are also new transparency options. C ...more

How To : Create a website header logo in Photoshop

Want to create a header logo for your website in Photoshop? This lesson will show you how. Meet the Adobe Photoshop pen tool! Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this f ...more

How To : Photoshop Barack Obama into a hologram

Create an Obama-gram to commemorate the election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America. You need two images one for the foreground (Barack himself) and then a the background (CNN's set works). This is a pretty simple Photoshop. You can use the ...more

How To : Create glass wave rollover buttons in Flash CS4

Learn how to create flowing glass rollover buttons. This clips takes a look at tweening in the timeline to create a seamless loop, using the pen tool a little, masking, and reversing frames. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web dev ...more

How To : Edit the animation path in Adobe After Effects

Get started using Adobe After Effects with the help of The New Boston! This beginner's tutorial is bound to answer the many questions you have about the popular digital motion graphics and compositing software. The main purpose of After Effects is for film and video post-produ ...more

How To : Speed up design work in Adobe CS5 Design Premium

Whether you're new to Adobe Photoshop or a seasoned graphic artist after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how make fast work of common design and p ...more

How To : Blend gradients in Illustrator CS3

How do you make a gradient bend to the shape you are creating? The answer is in Illustrator’s under-used Blend tool. See how to blend vector gradients in this creative and useful Illustrator CS3 tutorial. Blend gradients in Illustrator CS3. Click through to watch this video on ...more

How To : Create a simple movie poster in Photoshop

This video tutorial from TutVid shows how to create a simple movie poster text effect in Adobe Photoshop CS4. * First create a new file by clicking File-New. Set Width to 650 , Height to 960 and Background Contents to White. Click OK. * Press the 'G' button to grab the gradie ...more

How To : Cheat on tests with a hacked pen

In this how to video we show you how to utilize a pen and paper to conceal a small cheat sheet right under your nose but out of view from everyone else. We will do this by taking a common object that no one will think twice about and altering it to fit our needs. Hack a pen ...more

How To : Create simple silhouettes in Illustrator CS4

Creating a silhouette from a photo is nothing new, but with Illustrator CS4’s new Blob Brush tool, it has become a lot easier. Corey demonstrates how to use the Blog Brush tool to create a silhouette, and how to create some quick background effects using the Gradient Mesh tool ...more

How To : Map art on 3D invisible shapes in Illustrator

If you need help with 3D concepts in Illustrator, Bert's going to show you how to wrap an invisible 3-dimensional shape made in the 3D Extrude and Bevel tool with Map Art tool. Curled ribbons for campaign posters are just the beginning with this Illustrator tutorial!

How To : Create a festive red and white Christmas nail look

The holiday season is in full swing - are you prepared to look your most dazzling, from the tip of your bun to your toes? While you probably know you have to fix your hair and put on some bright and cheery makeup, have you thought about how you'll do your nails? Make your nai ...more

How To : Use the Adobe Flash CS4 deco tool

Having fun experimenting with Flash CS4’s Deco Tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dr ...more

How To : Use the Adobe Acrobat article tool

RC covers the use of Acrobat’s Article tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Dreamweave ...more

How To : Create vector light ribs in Illustrator CS4

There are a lot of things out there in the design world that people have seen and liked, but didn't know how to make. LIke vector lights. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to take a look at those cool glowing, color changing, fading, bright, neon-like, fanning spread of gl ...more

How To : Create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create motion in Adobe Flash with bones tool

Tom Green takes a layered Photoshop document and adds motion to it in Flash using the Bones tool. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photos ...more

How To : Make art on YoVille whiteboard

YoVille is a pretty cool game, but wouldn't it be cooler if you could get in and tweak a few things? Maybe make some art? Well, you can! This how-to takes you through the steps to let you make your own art on the whiteboard in the game. You can find the necessary file here. T ...more

How To : Use basic wood pen lathe tools

The great thing about woodworking is the ability to do whatever you want to something using various styles and tools. Whether you're making a bird house or a table, there are plenty of ways that this can be done. One tool that is handy when making legs for a table a lathe. No ...more

How To : Create smooth wires in Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn to make smooth wires in Photoshop. The trick uses the pen tool and strokes. If you have always wondered how the pen tool works, then you have to watch this one!

How To : Create e-mail icon in Photoshop

This video will walk you through the process of creating your very own icon to use for your email by using Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop is a great tool to use for a variety of purposes and in this instance can make the perfect icon in just minutes. 1. Open New file with 500x500 ...more

How To : Isolate colors in Photoshop

The step by step methods to isolate colors in Photoshop have been shown in the video. In a layer we have to place an image and first select the particular part to be isolated with the pen tool which has free form pen tool, add subtract, intersect and exclude overlapping path o ...more

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