Category Archives: Design Basics

Professional Menu Button

Create a PSD Professional Menu ButtonCreate a Professional Menu Button [Tutorial: Basics]: In this easy, step-by-step tutorial I am going to show you how to design an interesting professional menu button by using some simple filters, for example Gaussian Blur & Motion Blur.  If you like this cool photoshop tutorial then you should check out the PSD tutorials section at


Combining Two Photos for New Effect Two Photos for New Effect
Combining two photos to create a new look is a fun way to learn various techniques. We’ll learn how to use the Circular Marquee tool from the center, adjusting the opacity of a layer, creating a path from a selection and adding text along it in the process. Let’s get started.

The Incredible Pen Tool


The Incredible Pen Tool [Tutorial: Basics]

A lot of tutorials tell you to use the pen tool; this one will show you HOW to use the pen tool. Creating true vector shapes, partial pixel selections, curvature modification, and saved paths are just some of its features.  This adobe photoshop tutorial is courtesy of and their PSD archives.


How to create a clean and slick button in Photoshop

How to create a clean and slick button using Adobe Photoshop [Tutorial: Basics]

Welcome to this beginner tutorial which will teach you how to create a clean and elegant button in Adobe Photoshop as shown in the preview above. This tutorial also uses keyboard shortcuts, I hope that wouldn’t be a problem for absolute beginners. There are many methods for doing a particular task in Photoshop and there is almost always room for improvement and this tutorial is no exception. So, for any questions or suggestions, post a comment.

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How to Correctly Position Subjects in an Image

How to correctly position subjects in an Image…
In movies the best special effects are the ones you can’t detect. In photomontage applies the same. How many times we look at a montage and instinctively we detect there something wrong; the subject clearly looks superimposed. There is a very simple rule that applies in every image and it can make your subjects really appear like they were originally in the shot.

How to correctly position subjects in an image

A Comprehensive Introduction to the Type Tool

Who doesn’t know the Type Tool? This is maybe one of the most powerful and useful tools of Photoshop. We’ve all used it at least once, but do you know all its potential? That’s why I decided to write a comprehensive guide about Photoshop’s Type tool, including do’s and don’ts of the most important features of this tool.
A Comprehensive Introduction to the Type Tool

Mastering “Bevel and Emboss”

In this micro tutorial I will teach you how to get the very best out of the “Bevel and Emboss” tool that Photoshop has to offer to make your designs look ultra realistic. Before we get going there are some pointers that need to be expressed. A design can be ultra correct and still not have that realistic look to it. This is usually due to three different factors.

Click here for the free tutorial: Mastering “Bevel and Emboss” – From Beginner to Pro

The Ultimate Guide To Cloning

Photoshop’s wide array of cloning tools is the cause of many of the absolute best and worst works created with the application. In a skilled and experienced hand, these tools lead to phenomenal results. In the hands of a careless artist, Photoshop cloning can be disastrous to the credibility of the result. This article introduces the several cloning tools available in Photoshop and goes over the proper usage and best practices of each.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Photoshop Selection Techniques

Have you ever had difficulties making selections and thought there was a better way? Let’s review both quick solutions, and on the other side, comprehensive and details techniques for making selections. Each approach has it’s place in your workflow. The more methods you know how to use, the faster and more effectively you’ll move in Photoshop.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Photoshop Selection Techniques

Get Started With Photoshop – 15 Basic Detailed Guides

Get Started With Photoshop – 15 Basic Detailed Guides

Does Photoshop fascinates you but the road to master it seems difficult. Don’t worry,everything can be achieved by having a clear sense of purpose and direction. Its well said that beginning is half way done. Thus clearing your basics are utmost important to master this art. Photoshop can do wonders. So today we have come up with some Basic detailed guides to brush up our skills and thus making you confident enough to jump to advanced level with ease.

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