We reached out to Skillshare teachers and students to discover the best free tutorials and resources out there for learning Photoshop. Whether you are looking to merge, layer, lasso and dodge for the first time, or you are searching for new textures and effects as inspiration for your next projects, these 9 sites have everything you need to take your design game to the next level.
Through a first person point-of-view, perspective helps to make a video based world navigable and grounded in reality.
Color palettes from popular films
Movies in Color is a blog that offers up still shots from films and their corresponding color palettes. Recent films have included Buena Vista Social Club, Kings of the Road, Until the End of the World, and Roma, with different directors featured each week (Fellini and Wenders are recent features). It’s a great source of inspiration, with plenty of palettes to choose from
What comes after flat design?
We’ve been living with flat design for awhile now, and many in the design community are wondering what comes next. Post Flat Design discusses that very question, and the fact that the “end of flat design” is already being discussed (while many are just starting to embrace it). It also gives some insight into where flat design originated, as a key to where it might be going.
Mastering Business Essentials for Freelance Designers
Want to get started in freelancing? Want to kick your freelance game up a notch? Regardless of where you are on your career path, this kit has everything you need to achieve your freelance goals.
Learn how to start your own business. Learn how to manage your finances and price your work. Learn how to pull off proposals. Learn how to master client interaction. Learn how to build your business and keep it running efficiently for years to come.
A $199 value for just $49.98, this is essential info for all freelancers looking for long-term success.
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Vector graphics have never been more important when designing for the web or devices. Whether it’s flat design, mobile first, or the responsive web, changes in web design are fast and furious. Illustrator CC offers big benefits for these new workflows, letting you craft icons, symbols, and logos that look great on all screens, including HiDPI displays, or designing responsive graphics that automatically scale on all modern devices
Supersonic DIY: You can record super sound from an ordinary microphone using a homemade parabolic reflector.
Adobe Photoshop CC comes with more tools for adding or correcting distortions than you may realize, especially if you’re new to Photoshop. This set of tools has grown steadily over the history of Photoshop, so let’s walk through them to understand why each is a useful part of your Photoshop toolkit.