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Free Black Asphalt Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share Black Asphalt seamless tiling patterns. Patterns will be delivered with  .pat  extension and as JPEG files. 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 Plugin :  Filter 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 Black Asphalt Pattern 1 Black Asphalt Pattern 2 Black Asphalt Pattern 3 Black Asphalt Pattern 4 Black Asphalt Pattern 5

Face-Aware Liquify in Adobe Photoshop CC

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In newer versions of Photoshop CC , we have a nice addition to Liquify filter: Face-Aware Liquify which is great for portrait retouching but also and for fun to quickly create caricatures, for example. The advantage of Face-Aware Liquify enhancement in Photoshop CC Face-Aware Liquify is introduced in Photoshop CC 2015.5 release. The advantage of this enhancement to Liquify filter is automatic detection of facial features what makes so much easier to adjust them. New technology can recognize multiple faces on photo what makes it even cooler and more usable for group shots. With small adjustments, you can make any face more beautiful and more attractive. It is a matter of seconds to add a more beautiful smile to any face or to adjust any other feature like width and height of eye(s) head, nose and so on. Before/after using Face-Aware Liquify filter in Photoshop. Areas adjusted:  Mouth > Smile Face Shape > Forehead, Chin Height & Face Width How to access an

Adobe XD Is Free for All

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Recently Adobe announced that Adobe XD is free for anyone to download and use on the desktop computer. With Starter Plan for Adobe XD, anyone can use desktop version on Windows and Mac to create an unlimited number of XD documents and to export design assets for production . How to download Adobe XD for free To download Adobe XD for free please visit official page and click on Get XD for free link. You must log in or to create free Adobe ID to download the free software. System requirements Before starting download and installation process please ensure that you are running macOS 10.11 or later or Windows 10 Creators Update (64-bit) – Version 1703 (build 10.0.15063) or later. Here are detailed Adobe XD system requirements . Reference : May 2018 Update of Adobe XD  

Free Gravel Ground Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share Gravel Ground seamless tiling patterns. Patterns will be delivered with  .pat  extension and as JPEG files. 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 Plugin :  Filter 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 Gravel Ground Pattern 1 Gravel Ground Pattern 2 Gravel Ground Pattern 3 Gravel Ground Pattern 4 Gravel Ground Pattern 5

Free UI Kits for Adobe XD CC

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Adobe XD CC is extremely popular. Besides easy to use features, good integration with other products like Photoshop and Illustrator there are and frequent updates. In this post, I want to highlight free UI kits which can help you to create stunning user interfaces. The great user interface is one of the key components to create a great user experience. Links to download free UI kits for Adobe XD CC Here is the list with links to download 6 (for now) free UI kits. Pawtastic Pawtastic is an e-commerce UI kit and web app prototype. Download Pawtastic UI kit . Smartwatch UI kit 6 prototype flows, fully customizable and built right inside Adobe XD. Download Smartwatch UI kit . Sky Everything that you may need to create travel app or website. Download Sky UI kit . Navigo Transportation UI Kit Navigo is a free iOS UI kit made for Adobe XD. It includes more than 60 screens organized in 6 categories. Download Navigo UI kit . Dashboard Get a head start bu

How to Export SVG From Photoshop CC

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SVG icon by W3C, CC BY 2.5 Photoshop CC has capabilities to export in SVG file format . There are two options: to export document (everything on canvas) or to export selected layer(s). In this tip I will explain to you steps to export in SVG format from Photoshop using Export As dialog. Steps to export as SVG from Photoshop CC The starting point is to create at least single layer with vector based object: type or shape layer. Note: explained steps below are not the quick and easy way to convert raster ( pixel-based ) layers or images to SVG or vector-based graphics. If you want to export entire document as SVG then go to File > Export > Export As ... Another way to export individual objects/group of objects is to select layer(s), layer group(s) or artboard(s) in the Layers panel then right-click and choose Export As ... Alternatively, use  Layer > Export As ... Choose SVG from the Format drop-down list on the right side of Export As dialog. Click on Export

Free Retro Effects Photoshop Actions Available on Adobe Exchange

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Today I have to share Free Retro Effects actions for Adobe Photoshop CS6 and later versions . Actions will work with type, shape or pixel based layer. There are two ways to use actions: create blank new document and run action to create all 10 available effects or select layer in the Layers panel and run action to create a single retro effect of your choice. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies section  and on my site  Photoshop Plus > Free . Alternativelly you can download files from Google Drive . How to load and run actions It is simple and easy to run action even for beginners. Here are the steps: Run Photoshop. Go to File > Open then navigate to  Free Retro Effects.atn and double-click on it. Display Actions panel from Window > Actions . Select type, shape or pixel based layer in the Layers panel. Select any action then click Play selection button in the Actions panel. Preview H

5 Reasons to Name Layers and Layer Groups in Photoshop

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Naming layers and layer groups in Photoshop can be extremely useful. Proper naming of layers and groups can speed up your workflow, save your time and storage space. On top of all your files will look professional, your files will be easy to work with within some group and ready to distribute them as an example or for mass use. In this tutorial, I will give you insight into my experience with proper layer/layer group naming convention and what are benefits. Reasons and benefits of naming layers and layer groups I believe that every Photoshop user from hobbyist to professional should make a habit to name layers and groups. Over the time I have been forced by experience to name layers and layer groups. Here are 5 reasons with an additional explanation: Reason 1 Quick and easy organization of layers and layer groups. It is easy for developer/collaborators/users to find layer in the Layers panel visually or by using the search feature. It is easy to re-arrange layers