Tips 'n Tuts for Designers

shoutOut on 11/8/10 by Danya in
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Hey there Springleapers!

We here at Springleap are always on the lookout for interesting things to challenge those design minds of yours.

Today we have some cool tips ‘n things to share with you to get those creative juices flowing…

Here goes!

Photographs are excellent tools to show you how something looks. Tracing photos to create artistic pieces however doesn’t teach you much about shape, volume, lighting, and colour. Here is an alternative way to create abstract artistic pieces using a photo merely as inspiration. We will start by choosing and simplifying its components and then proceed to apply a retro-futuristic look.

Let’s get started!

Here’s a heads up for you- a bit of insider info…

This tutuorial will definitely help you for our upcoming theme ****hint hint!!

Secondly, Duncan has found something really cool for us to all sink our teeth into. Here are sme beautiful examples of transparent screen trick photos from Smashing Magazine

Here’s a quick tip for today:

Apply a Vintage Effect to Several Images Using Actions

Have you ever wanted to apply the same effect to several images at once? This is an issue that most designers face at some point in their career. In some situations, you might be able to apply an effect individually one photo at a time. That takes time however, and if you have dozens or even hundreds of images to process, that is simply not possible. The solution is to create an action and apply it using a batch process. In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to create an action and apply it to several images using Photoshop’s batch process function. So follow the link and get cracking!

Enjoy!

Cheers all

Have a great Wednesday

Danya

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