Category: 2010

2010 / by hannah -

6 ways to duplicate a layer in Photoshop

As always there are several different methods of duplicating a layer in Photoshop. You will normally have a preferred way of working in photoshop, so choose whichever way fits in with your current processes the best. There is no right and wrong way, there are in fact 6 ways!

2010 / by hannah -

Free pebble repeating background

Use the tile below to create a free pebble / stones background for your website. To use the pebble tile as a paint bucket background for design work in Photoshop open the tile in Photoshop and choose Edit > Define Pattern.

2010 / by hannah -

Free grass background pattern – repeating background

Use the tile below to create a free grass background for your website. To use the grass tile as a paint bucket background for design work in Photoshop open the tile in Photoshop and choose Edit > Define Pattern. For a full tutorial see How to create a repeating background in Photoshop. To use this tile as a repeating background on the web, use the css background image option.

2010 / by hannah -

How to create a multiplicity image / photo in Photoshop

First of all you will need some fancy camera work. To get a good finished multiplicity photo it will be important to take the photos in relatively quick succesion, especially if shooting a photo sequence outdoors. This will ensure that the lighting and shadow in the photos will be coming from the same direction across all shots.

2010 / by hannah -

How to Kern text in photoshop

Kerning is the process of changing the amount of white space in-between letters. This technique should be used when creating any graphics with a large heading or a logo. With experience you may find the white space simply glares out at you in between the letters meaning that you are able to adjust the kerning easily by eye.

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!