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Visiting Card Design: Free PSD

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Here is a free Visiting Card Design PSD. Just Download the PSD, Open with Photoshop, Edit the necessary layers and Enjoy 🙂 Download: VisitingCard_PSD      




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How to Design a Birthday Greeting Card in Photoshop? [2]

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This is the continuation of  How to Design a Birthday Greeting Card in Photoshop?  Click here to  read the first part. 12 ] Same effects for all the text will be boring. Lets move on to the next effect, ‘The Glow effect’. Double click on the text layer on which you want the effect: Select ‘Outer Glow’: Adjust the spread and size as shown in above pic and press OK. You have learned to add Glow effects too .   13 ] Insert extra items like baloons, cake etc. You…read more




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How to Design a Birthday Greeting Card in Photoshop?

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Tutorial for beginners This article will teach you how to design an amazing Birthday card [like the one below] in Photoshop.   1 ] Start Photoshop and follow these steps one by one carefully. Its easy.   2 ] Goto File > New   3 ] Select Preset: International Paper , Size: A4, Resolution: 300pixels/inch and press OK as shown in the pic below:   4 ] Go to Image > Image Rotation > 90 CW to Rotate the A4 sheet as shown:   5 ] Now we need a…read more




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How to Design a Facebook Cover Photo?

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This tutorial is designed for beginners who doesn’t know how to use Photoshop. Its easy to design a good Facebook cover image if you have Photoshop installed in your system. Click here to Have a look at some of the Cover photos which I designed. Don’t know how to work with Photoshop? No worries, I’ll guide you 🙂 1 ] Start Photoshop   2 ] Goto File > New   3 ] Set the  Width to 851 and Height to 315 and click OK.   4 ] If you want…read more




Download PDF guides for FREE

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How to add photographic effect to pictures using Photoshop?

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This tutorial is for those who are new to photoshop ( i call them babies ). So its written in the most basic form . Adding photographic effect to pictures will look like this: Lets start the tutorial . First open the pictures you need (For that goto File->open) After opening the pictures, create a new work area (Goto File-> New) with dimensions of your choice. Now goto any of the open image. Select Rectangular lasso tool. With the Rectangular lasso tool, click on the top left corner of the…read more




How to crop images in Photoshop?

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This tutorial is for the photoshop beginners who doesn’t know how to crop an image. (Tutorial made using PS CS4) Start Photoshop, Goto File-> open And open the image you wanna crop, as i did below. Select the crop tool as shown in pic below: Select the part of the image you need. Then select any tool from the tool box (Only then the Crop confirmation window will appear as shown below). A crop confirmation window appears, click Crop. Successfully cropped the image 🙂 .




Art

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Launching http://art.praveesh.com , site showcasing my design works. Drop your comments and feedbacks pls.




How to Type in Malayalam?

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Sometimes it is necessary to write posts in malayalam, or use malayalam in Facebook , Photoshop etc. There are a number of methods available. Three methods are listed below: 1 ] Go to http://www.google.com/transliterate/malayalam Just type words in english, and once you press space after each word, it gets translated to malayalam. Pressing backspace 2 times after you get a malayalam word will give you extra options. Just select the one you need. Once you complete writing, just copy the malayalam lines and paste it in facebook or wherever you…read more




Create Mind blowing designs easily in Photoshop

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Creating different designs in photoshop is very easy with the help of brushes. I am not talking about the ordinary brushes. There are new brushes that you can download and use  to create any pattern or design. steps: 1. Download any photoshop brush (Download floralframe brush by clicking here.) 2. Downloaded brush is usually a zip file. If its a zip file , you will have to extract that zip file to get the brush. If you download floral frame brush from the above link, then you need’nt extract because…read more




Create a Sticker Text Effect in Photoshop

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Hope you read my previous post on creatinng gradient backgrounds.If not, then click here 1. Create a background ( click here to know how i made the gradient background). 2. Select Horizontal Type Tool. 3.  Type some text . Adjust the text settings of the text from the menu given at the top of the photoshop  as shown below: 4. Now you can see the new text layer ( the text you typed will be in a seperate layer as shown in fig below). 5. Double click on that text…read more




Create Awesome Gradient Backgrounds in Photoshop

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To learn this technique, you should have any version of Photoshop installed in your system.No other knowledge required.So let us start the steps: 1. Open Photoshop, it will look as given below (Mine is CS4) 2. Go to File-> New 3. Select a suitable size of your choice. Also you can increase the resolution of the image if you want.I used the following setting: 4. Click on ‘ Set foreground color Box’ as shown in picture below: 5. A Color picker box appears as shown in the picture below. Select…read more