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Free Geometric Collage PSD Template

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Today I have to share Geometric Collage PSD template. Provided file is layered, fully editable, automated with Photoshop action and can be used in  Photoshop CS6 - any later version) . The template is created to allow the user to quickly create photo collages with images arranged in circular layout what is useful for photographers and designers to use templates in a larger composition, Epub publication, for cover pages and so on. The provided template is a part of my product: Geometric Collage PSD. Full package with 11 templates you can buy for $5.00 from Photoshop Plus . The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies section  and on my site  Photoshop Plus > Free . What is included in the package Package contains PSD file with the circular layout , Photoshop action and PDF help files with detailed instructions (in case you need them).

Duplicating Pages Between InDesign Documents

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There are two quick and easy ways to duplicate pages between Adobe InDesign documents. The first method is fairly simple: by using very familiar drag and drop method . The second method is by using Move Pages command, you just need to know where to click to choose the name of the document to which you want to duplicate selected page(s). Video tutorial Here is video tutorial which will explain to you how to duplicate page(s) and all steps that are required. Use drag and drop method when you have only two documents open. In case, you have more than three documents open and you want to duplicate page(s) between them I will recommend you the second method with Move Pages command. Note : When you copy pages between documents, their associated masters are copied automatically. However, if the new document contains a master with the same name as the master applied to the copied page, the master of the new document is applied to the copied page instead. Product used in this

How to Edit Multiple Images in Adobe Camera Raw

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You can edit multiple images in a single Adobe Camera Raw window, don't you know? It is simple and easy with huge benefit that you do not have to switch between Bridge and ACR for each and every image. It is even better in case you are working with series of images because you can sync all or some settings inside ACR and keep working with local adjustments if you need them for some of the images. After adjusting images as you want them, there are several options: to open all of the images or some of them in Photoshop in separate tabs, to export all or some of the images or to confirm and apply camera raw settings and to return to Bridge. Tips to edit multiple images in ACR Here is video tutorial with, basically all important features that you want to know. There are three ways to edit and sync settings for multiple images which are explained in my tutorial. If you have any doubts please do not hesitate to leave a comment. Poduct used in this tutorial: Adobe Camera Ra

Free Classic Asian Patterns For Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share  Classic Asian  seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with  .pat  extension and can be used in  Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Patterns are useful for Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies section  and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free . Patterns in this package are created using  The Best Photoshop Plugin :  Filter Forge . There are and so many other  cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop . What is included in the package Package contains set with 7 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px. Preview of all patterns included in the package  

How To Create Cool Decorative Borders in Illustrator

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Adobe products have tight integration. One of the best and native integration is between Photoshop and Illustrator. Although both programs have vector capabilities and tools, it is wise to do vector based work in Illustrator and to not mess with pixel based work which should be done in Photoshop. In this post, I will explain to you how to create cool decorative vector image borders in Illustrator for use in Adobe Photoshop. Steps to create decorative borders There are so many tools and options in Illustrator to create decorative borders. For simplicity sake I will limit this post to simplest and easiest way: using pre-installed brushes. Step 1 Create new document The very first step is to create a blank new document in Adobe Illustrator. Step 2 Draw rectangle Most of our images and creations are rectangles in terms of shape so you can go with rectangle, square or circle. It's up to you and your needs for the specific project. I will suggest you to remove fill so y

How To Customize Transparency Grid Settings in Photoshop CC

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Most of the users are just fine with default transparency grid in Photoshop. However, there are and customization options for which many users do not even know. Customization options for transparency grid Transparency settings are available from Edit > Preferences > Transparency & Gamut . From the Grid Size drop-down the list you can choose grid or checkerboard size. On the top of the list, you will notice None option. What does this mean? It means that you can disable grid and to have white color covering transparent areas instead of the checkerboard. This option can be useful sometimes when you work for the web for, example and you want to see how things will actually look like on page instead of imagining page background. When you choose None for Grid Size you will get the white color as a background color instead of the checkerboard. What if your web page background is light gray, for example? Do not use None option but instead any of other available option

Free Embroidery Lace Seamless Tiling Patterns

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Today I have to share  Embroidery Lace  seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with  .pat  extension and can be used in  Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Patterns are useful for Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies section  and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free . Patterns in this package are created using  The Best Photoshop Plugin :  Filter Forge . There are and so many other  cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop . What is included in the package Package contains set with 9 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px. Preview of all patterns included in the package

Glyphs Panel in Photoshop CC 2015

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Starting with June release of Photoshop CC 2015 we have Glyphs panel. Imagine that! We do not need to waste time anymore trying to insert special characters using keyboard shortcuts or to go to Character Map and from there to copy/paste character. Viva Glyphs panel, I cannot believe that we didn't have this feature before! Why to use Glyphs panel The very first question someone may have is: why to use Glyphs panel anyway? Well, you can insert subscript, superscript characters, fractions, currencies or characters from other languages, for example. How to display and use Glyphs panel in Photoshop There are two ways to display Glyphs panel in Photoshop: from Window > Glyphs or from Type > Panels > Glyphs Panel . Adjust Glyphs panel size and position After displaying Glyphs panel, you can detach it and to move it anywhere on your screen. Another thing you can do is to scale or enlarge this panel horizontally and vertically. At the bottom of the Glyphs

Oil Paint Filter in Photoshop CC 2015

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Oil Paint filter was introduced in Photoshop CS6. It has been disabled in Photoshop CC 2014 and now its back. For precision Oil Paint is available in Photoshop CC 2015 with November update . What's new with Oil Paint In essence, it is good, old Oil Paint filter with a difference in the size of the dialog. The dialog is now much smaller and it is easy to move it aside for better preview on actual image and what are you actually doing. Another new thing is that this filter is now built in instead of optional download. Before you start using Oil Paint Ensure that you have Use OpenCL enabled in Preferences > Performance > Advanced Graphics Processor Settings . The good news is that instruction will be applied without to restart the application. A few tips when working with Oil Paint filter I want to recommend you to convert layer(s) to Smart Object layer from Filter > Convert for Smart Filters . In this way, you can change applied settings at any time