Photoshop Blur – Basics Tutorial

The Photoshop blur tools allow images to be edited professionally with just a few clicks. The effect creates a new mood in photos or shifts the focus to a certain area. As a result, you don’t need expensive camera equipment to take professionally looking photos. In this tutorial, you will learn how to apply the Gaussian blur to backgrounds to put the subject in the foreground into greater focus.

Download free versatile Christmas fonts

All the following fonts can be downloaded for free from the corresponding platforms. We also include a brief overview of licensing information with each font. If you like the font, read the license specifications in detail to assure the font’s unlimited use for your purposes.

Cutting out in Photoshop CC 2018 – Photoshop Basics Tutorial

Adobe’s update to Photoshop CC 2018 provides some exciting new functions. One of the most helpful new features is the “Select Subject” tool with this function, Photoshop lets you select the most prominent subject in an image in a single click. This is a relatively quick and easy way to cut out objects in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will show you how well the new tool works and which advantages it brings.

Fluid strokes like handwriting: Cursive fonts for special occasions

Whether invitations, diplomas or important documents, the highly popular cursive fonts add some elegance and style to your design projects. The following selection represents a broad range of cursive typefaces. And what’s best: They are free and quick to install.

Wedding fonts: Ten free fonts for invitations, menus and more

Before saying “I do” in front of family and friends, there is a lot to do for the future bride and groom and their wedding planners. We have put together ten beautiful fonts to design personalized wedding menus or invitation cards.

Colour fonts: How to use colour fonts

A font revolution is under way: New colour fonts bring multiple colours, shades, textures and transparencies to type. These fonts inspire with their wealth of design options.

Creating duotone effects in Photoshop – basics tutorial

Add a touch of retro charm to your photos by ageing them with the popular duotone effect. This basics tutorial will demonstrate the steps in Adobe Photoshop and the settings needed to obtain natural results with the duotone mode.

Creating black and white effects – basics tutorial

Black and white images have to be expressive and high in contrast to create the desired impact. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use channel calculations to create a high-impact black and white photo with just a few clicks. Moreover, we will compare the results of channel calculation with a simple conversion to grayscale. With this effect, it is the small details and specific actions that make all the difference.

Creating a lens flare effect – Photoshop basics tutorial

When shooting into the light, you have to look out for several things. But you can easily capture a bright sunny day with your camera and even increase the intensity of the light source using the lens flare effect in Photoshop. In this basic tutorial, you will learn how to apply the lens flare effect to create radiant images.

Free Halloween fonts licensed to make your skin crawl

Let’s get spooky! Halloween is around the corner: On October 31, witches, ghosts and zombies will stalk the streets again. For this occasion, we have put together a number of free “spooky” fonts which you can use for your Halloween projects such as party invitations, flyers or admission tickets.