Today we'll learn how to create a flat long shadow effect for text, shapes, graphics. You can create your own flat icons and you can add depth with this flat long shadow effect. We'll duplicate the layers and distribute them to create a 3D effect that will become the shadow. You can easily customize the opacity of the shadow, the length of the shadow, the direction and so on.
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Learn how to create a Facebook Timeline Cover in Photoshop using these pretty simple yet creative ideas. To help you with these process I have added a free Facebook cover PSD that you can use as template. All you have to do is to add your Facebook profile photo and your cover image inside the smart objects. The Facebook PSD template is easy to edit and customize. So have fun and don't forget to upload your results.
In this tutorial I will use one of my premium Photoshop action files to create a customized Christmas rubber stamp. You can use of course any image you want for the stamp, so you can use it to create personalized rubber stamps for all kinds of occasions. I will explain you how to use the original action to obtain great looking results. You can use this along with my postage stamp creator to get even more creative.
Learn how to create an easy sticker effect in Photoshop using non destructive smart objects. With only some simple layer styles you can add a sticker paper style to any text, shape, graphics, etc. To make the sticker label look more interesting you can add fold paper gradients to obtain a realistic folded effect.
Design your own sticker by following this easy Photoshop tutorial and customize it to your liking
Learn how to create a heart in Photoshop using custom shapes and layer styles from this easy to follow Photoshop tutorial. I will use the default Photoshop heart shape found in CS4, but you can use any other shape. By simply moving the heart I will create a simple 3d heart effect; the same technique can be applied to create other 3d shapes in Photoshop.
Being a vector heart, I can easily change the shape and color of the heart. A vector shape can also be resized without loosing its quality. If you decide to resize the heart don't forget to scale the effects of the layer style otherwise it will look weird. The PSD file is made with Photoshop CS4 and can be downloaded for free by all our registered users.
Time for another easy to follow Photoshop tutorial. Today I want to make a box icon entirely from scratch. It is a vector box and you can easily apply different textures and colors to it. As an example I have applied a cardboard texture made in a previous tutorial.
I really hope you will enjoy reading this tutorial on how to create your own box icon. So let's start!
In this tutorial, Ian Vicknair will teach you how to create a realistic 3D black ball in Photoshop. You will obtain a simple but yet effective result in just a few steps. Let's start!
In this tutorial I will show you how to make an animated kissing emoticon in Photoshop, using Animation. So in the first steps I will create two simple emoticons and than I will animate them to kiss. February being the month of love I thought that this kind of emoticon is a cute idea. May I say that understanding animation was a little hard for me so I will try to make it easier for you. It is similar to flash animation but of course not so complicated and with less elements. At the same time, creating an emoticon it seems like an easy task but in fact it is not. It is much harder to work on a tiny surface, every pixel must be place in the right place to obtain a cute looking emoticon. Choosing the right colors it also very important! So let's start!
In this tutorial you will learn some simple tricks to create a cute icon for Valentine's Day. The icon consist of an envelope with a red heart shape inside. This icon is made from scratch so no need for stock images or other resources. You can resize it to any size without loosing the quality of the image because it is a vector icon. Hope you like it! Let's start!