Create Vivid Lighting Illustration in Photoshop

In today’s tutorial I will be teaching you how to use simple elements at your disposal to create a Vivid Lighting Illustration in Photoshop. We will be using 2 main stock photos and the rest of the tutorial is pretty simple to create the desired effect. We will mostly be making use of Adjustment Layers [...]


Create an Electric Feel in Photoshop

Today we will be looking at how to go about creating a image with a electrifying, capturing feel. I will show you how to use simple colors and basic Photoshop effects to create an intensifying image that will certainly make your friends jealous. Download the resources located below and let’s get started with the large [...]


Design a Paint Splashing Effect Into Your Image

Create this sophisticated looking design with this step by step tutorial with the help of Media Militia’s awesome paint tossing pack. Yes, its easier than you think! This particular design was featured and printed in the recently held Graphika Manila 2010 as one of the design contribution of Team Manila.


Create Electrifying Light Effects Around an Image

In this tutorial I will be showing you how to use the liquify tool in Photoshop to manipulate simple brush strokes and create a intensifying light image. The tutorial will cover simple aspects in the line of lighting and brushing and should be easy to follow. This tutorial is for advanced users and some things [...]


Taking Type to the Next Level with Alternate Characters

Are you sick of your type looking plain and boring? Many OpenType fonts have alternate characters built into them that can transform your type into a beautiful piece of art. By using these alternate characters you can add things like flourishes and flair to your type with ease. Some type faces have alternate characters that [...]


Removing a White Background with Photoshop Actions

There are a ton of textures available on the internet, like spray paint drips that have a white background. Usually you will want to to remove the background and then bring it to your design. I created some actions that use alpha channels to remove the white background. These actions are very handy for all [...]


How To Create Vibrant Lighting Effects From Scratch

Incorporating lighting effects is a great way to bring energy and flow into your designs. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create some amazing lighting effects from scratch using a free open source program and then adding final touches to the image inside of Photoshop.


How to Create Perfect Radial Shapes in Illustrator

One of our latest design packs that we just released contained 50 different styles of radial shapes. We received a good amount of feedback and questions on how we created them. In this tutorial, I will walk you through the creation process on how to effectively recreate some perfect radial shapes. Once you have completed [...]


How To Create Amazing 3D Type

If you love typography like I do, you are always looking for a new way to funk out your type – just to make it look a little different than the rest. 3ds Max has some amazing and creative ways to make your type look absolutely beautiful! In this tutorial I will show you how [...]


Design an Intense Particle Illustration using Photoshop

In this tutorial, I thought I would show you a simple process of manipulating a image with lighting effects and incorporating brushes too. This tutorial will bid you a step by step guide on how to achieve the illustrated outcome.