In this quick tip I’m going to demonstrate something really useful, a technique I use regularly: how to create a color scheme from an image.
Doodle up a cute design for a kids’ book and render it with Gradient Meshes, Blends, little sparkles, and various Blending Modes. Layered shapes pump this design and its counterpart up from being as simplistic as the initial sketch.
“How do I edit my photo to look like (insert famous photographer’s name)?”
Have ten minutes to spare? This eye-catching effect gives any text an instant dose of nostalgic color and style.
In this lesson you will learn how to create your own color look-up tables (commonly referred to as LUTs) in Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro.
With Vogue declaring 2018 to be ‘The Year of Optimism’, bold and beautiful colors are firmly back on the fashion world’s radar. Graphic design and illustration are following suit as well, with muted tones making way for cheerful, color-box brights that won’t fail to raise a smile.
Color blindness is a vision deficiency that affects a large number of people around the world. Whether we know it or not, we as designers have a great impact on their daily lives through the work that we create and put out all around us. That being the case, I believe that we should take a few moments and explore some simple yet effective solutions that could help improve their situation and thus the quality of their lives.
Learn essential design terms in under a minute! Check out the quick video below.
Creating fonts has never been so fast, fun and easy as with Fontself, a powerful extension for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CC. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a color font.
Auguste and Louis Lumière were French inventors. Part scientists and part photographers, the brothers cut their teeth in their dad’s camera shop.
In this tutorial you’ll learn about using gradients on the web. I’ll give you some examples, some exercises (such as how to create gradients for borders), and I’ll also throw in some useful resources which will make creating gradients a lot easier.
Rainbows, rainbows everywhere and we can’t get enough of them, particularly as it’s Pride season. We thought we’d celebrate with a short roundup of some of our best Graphic River rainbow resources.
If you have used a camera for any length of time, you’re familiar with the idea that your camera has the ability to change something called white balance. Does this mean that white light is not white? Yes it does! In this video from my course, A Photographer’s Guide to Light, you will find out why.
One of the most fundamental decisions to make when photographing is whether to portray a subject in color or black-and-white. In the old days of film photography, that decision had to be made in advance, with foresight. Now, thanks to digital technology, we can decide after the fact, in post-production.