Digital Art and Design

Diane Cipollo

For some of my Photoshop templates, I need special animations, such as a snowfall or Bokeh, that go beyond Photoshop's capabilities. So, I make these special animations in Apple Motion, export the animation as an image sequence and open the image sequence in to Photoshop.

Diane Cipollo

The upgrade to Photoshop CC 2019 is ready to download. Let's take a look at what's new. You'll find improvements to many old favorites and also some new features.

Diane Cipollo

In this Photoshop CC tutorial, we will learn how to customize a predesigned Photoshop template. Whether it is an animated template or not, starting with a template can save a lot of time. Let's take a look at how to replace some of the generic template placeholders with your own content.

Diane Cipollo

About a decade ago, there were many large and small websites offering eCards that could be emailed to your family and friends. Now, greeting card companies offer eCards as part of their services, allowing their customers to send eCards or order a paper greeting card from their website or mobile app.

Diane Cipollo

This September, Adobe updated their requirements for stock contributors. Let's take a look at the requirements for submitting design templates. A template is a finished design but the user replaces the placeholder text and graphics with their own content.

Diane Cipollo

My first step in creating an animated social media video template is to divide the video into scenes. Some animators like to use storyboard software for this. However, I like to create animation mockups, as I find them more useful than static screenshots and text.

Diane Cipollo

Over a year ago, Facebook introduced a new feature that made animators very happy. It’s called the Facebook Video Cover. Yes, you can replace your still cover image at the top of your Facebook page with a moving video.

Diane Cipollo

Recently, I opened a seller account on Society 6, to see how it works. This is a nice print on demand marketplace for selling surface pattern designs and other artwork.

Diane Cipollo

In this tutorial, we will create a business card mockup in Artboard Studio, using one of the predesigned templates. Starting from a template is the easiest way to create a mockup. All you need is your design that you will upload and place in to the mockup.

Diane Cipollo

Gutenberg is a new website editor for Wordpress. With this new editor, which will be part of the Wordpress 5.0 release later this year, you can build a Wordpress webpage one block at a time.

Diane Cipollo

Now that BellaOnline has upgraded to a mobile friendly responsive layout, each article needs a featured image. If you are familiar with Wordpress, you know about featured images. A featured image represents the contents of the article.

Diane Cipollo

If you are a creative in need of a new portfolio, you might want to consider Adobe Portfolio, which is free with any Adobe Creative Cloud subscription.

Diane Cipollo

With the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan, you not only get Photoshop CC but also Photoshop Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC, Adobe Spark Premium, Adobe Typekit, Adobe Portfolio and 20GB Cloud Storage.

Diane Cipollo

When creating a sell or tear sheet for your surface pattern collection, including mockups of your pattern collection on potential products can play a big part in presenting your art for licensing. These mockups can range from simple flat 2D line drawings to 3D product mockups.

Diane Cipollo

When it comes to using free images for your social visuals and other projects, there are many websites that offer free or paid-for images. If you are like me, you have a small budget and can't take great photos. These websites become very important. Let's take a look at a few of my favorite sites.

Diane Cipollo

In the previous tutorial, we started our ShoutOut E-invitation for our wedding website. We customized the background image and added another image of the bride and groom. Now we can work on the Our Wedding text.