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Free Circle Layout Automated PSD Template

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Today I have to share Circle Layout Automated PSD template. Provided PSD template is layered, fully editable and can be used in Photoshop CS6 and any later version. You can use actions to automate the process of placing/replacing all images required for the layout.

The template is created to help you when posting your photos online or to be used in print/epub material as a part of the publication. Instead of boring plain photos on your Facebook wall or in your publication, you can place photos in the provided layout and make things more interesting and more appreciated.

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, Photoshop actions and PDF help file with detailed instructions.

Buy full version of Circle Layouts Automated Photoshop PSD Templates If you like template then please consider buying the full version of Circle Layou…

How to Batch Export From Adobe XD CC

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One of the new features in Adobe Xd CC is the ability to batch export objects. This feature is available starting with January 2018 update. The process is simple and it can be quite useful when collaborating with developers. Batch export options include PNG, SVG, JPG and PDF format for Design, Web, iOS, and Android.

Steps to batch export assets from Adobe Xd CC The process is quite simple, you will need to mark artboards/objects in the Layers panel then to use File > Export > Batch (Ctrl + Shift + E) command. Here are the steps:

Open project in Adobe Xd CC.Click on layers icon in the bottom left corner to open Layers panel.If you want to batch export artboards then navigate mouse over artboard name and click on Mark for Batch Export icon. To export individual objects you can click directly on object what will expand artboard and select that particular object. Navigate mouse over an object in the Layers panel and click on Mark for Batch Export icon. Repeat process for each object…

How to Update Listing on Adobe Exchange

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Earlier in December 2017 Adobe announced that Adobe Add-ons is evolving to Adobe Exchange. which will be launched on March 05, 2018. Existing listing/products and preview images will be automatically transferred. It is time to get started or to update existing listing for better compatibility with new design and approach. In this post, I will guide you through steps to update preview images, add videos which supports product and to update description when necessary.

Steps to update listing on Adobe Exchange For those who are not informed about requirements for preview images here is reminder and link to download PSD template.

App icon which should be 570x570px. Up to 10 large image previews and videos per product. Image previews must be: min 1280 x 720px, max 2560 x 1440px saved in PNG or JPG file format.
Here is the process to update the listing with new preview images and optionally video which should be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo or Adobe TV:

Visit Technology Partner Program site an…

Free Coffee Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share Coffee seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with .pat extension and can be used in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Patterns are useful for the 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 PluginFilter Forge. There are and so many other cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop.


Here is a useful link for Photoshop newbies: How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

What is included in the package Package contains set of 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px.

Preview of all patterns included in the package




How to Save Time With Custom Filter Collections in Filter Forge

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Custom filter collections in the best Photoshop plugin Filter Forge can speed up your workflow and save your time. You can make your life much easier by grouping related or filters for a specific task and save them as custom filter collection.


Video tutorial Hee is my video tutorial with all steps and details to create custom collections of filters in Filter Forge 7.



Transcript Hi guys, in this tip I will explain to you how to save time with custom filter collections in Filter Forge.

I am running Filter Forge 7 as a standalone application. Exactly same options are available when running Filter Forge as a plugin with the host application. If you want to follow along look in description section for a link to download a free trial of Filter Forge.

When using Filter Forge for some specific task like to convert images to realistic paintings, for example, you will need to look in Library of filters and sometimes to scroll up and down in some category or even to try to remember filter name …

How to Get Started With Curvature Pen Tool in Photoshop CC 2018

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Starting with October 2017 release of Photoshop we have a new tool in Pen family: Curvature Pen Tool. This tool allows you to draw smooth curves but also and straight path or line segments much easier than traditional Pen tool.

It is easy to learn and use this tool which can be used to draw shapes and when isolating objects with curved lines.

How to get started with Curvature Pen ToolHere are the steps to start using Curvature Pen Tool:

The first step is to activate tool from the toolbox. Curvature Pen Tool is grouped with other Pen tools. You can use keyboard shortcut Shift + P to cycle through pen tools. Curvature Pen Tool icon is Pen with a curved line and two anchor points on the left side.It is useful to turn on rubber band effect to have a visual indicator on your screen. In the Options bar click on the gear icon and turn on Rubber Band.The next step is to click (tap) once anywhere what will create an anchor point.Move your mouse and click (tap) one more time to add a second anch…

Free Soft Fur Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share Soft Fur seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with .pat extension and can be used in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Patterns are useful for the 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 PluginFilter Forge. There are and so many other cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop.


Here is a useful link for Photoshop newbies: How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

What is included in the package Package contains set of 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px.

Preview of all patterns included in the package




How to Publish Assets to Adobe Portfolio From Adobe Bridge

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One of the new features in October 2017 release of Adobe Bridge is the ability to publish images, audio and video files (assets) to Adobe Portfolio.

Using Adobe Portfolio which is free with Creative Cloud, photographers and designers can showcase their work with unlimited pages and their own domain.

Publish assets from Adobe Bridge There are few easy steps to publish assets from Adobe Bridge:

Run Adobe Bridge and display assets which you want to publish. You can navigate to the folder or use collections, for example.If you do not see publish panel display it in any workspace from Window > Publish.Click on Adobe Portfolio.In the Content panel select single image or all assets that you want to upload to Adobe Portfolio. You can select JPEG, PNG, GIF, or RAW format which will be converted to JPEG during the upload process. For the complete list of supported file formats please visit file formats accepted by Adobe Portfolio.Drag the selected file(s) onto Adobe Portfolio drag zone (Drag…

Free Starter Designs for Adobe Muse

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Great news for those who are looking for starter designs for Adobe Muse. You can download starter designs from Adobe Muse site. Designs are free, responsive and easy to customize.

How to get Adobe Muse starter designs for free To instantly download Adobe Muse starter designs visit Adobe Muse > Tutorials and scroll down to section Starter Designs.


Click on Preview button at the bottom right corner of template thumb to preview and test design. To instantly download template without any further question or requirement just click on Download button and save the template.

You can watch tutorial while previewing template. Click on the Play button in a pop-up which will be expanded on page load.

How to open and customize starter design template You can double click on downloaded file what will launch Adobe Muse and open template/site.

Another way to open starter template from Muse is from File > Open Site > navigate to .muse file (exposure_2017.muse for example).

Immediately after …

Free Icicle Works Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share Icicle Works seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with .pat extension and can be used in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Patterns are useful for the 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 PluginFilter Forge. There are and so many other cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop.


Here is a useful link for Photoshop newbies: How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

What is included in the package Package contains set of 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px.

Preview of all patterns included in the package