Month: May 2010

2010 / by hannah -

Saving a gradient for web – gif, jpeg or png?

Gradients are often used in web design, but when you save them using the wrong file type you may find that your lovely design has banding stripes of colour or will actually cause you more work in the long run when you come to update the files!

2010 / by hannah -

How to Airbrush out spots in Photoshop

This tutorial shows you how to use the clone tool in Photoshop to successfully airbrush out spots from a ladybird. This photo manipulation technique is widely used and can be copied to remove blemishes and wrinkles through to removing whole items from a photo or extending an image. The clone tool is the only tool required in this photoshop tutorial, see below for details on how to use it to the best effect for airbrushing.

2010 / by hannah -

How to create a Gold Plaque in Photoshop using vector shapes

This tutorial will show the process for creating a gold plaque in photoshop. This tutorial can be followed when making any metallic plaque be it gold, silver, brass etc, just change the colours used. This tutorial shows how to make a gold plaque using a combination of vector shapes and layer styles.

2010 / by hannah -

How to create an animated gif in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a basic animation for the web with photoshop. Follow these simple steps to create a circular animation. This tutorial can be used with any graphics you like, I’ve used simple circular graphics to create a circle which changes into a half circle and back just for the purposes of this animation.