Paper textures are some of the most useful and most versatile types of textures to have in your arsenal. Today we’re offering this set of 4 high-quality brown paper textures for free download. They are great for creating backgrounds to this like websites, posters, wallpapers, and more. Feel free to use these textures in your own personal or commercial projects, no attribution required.
We recently published a tutorial that demonstrated the new Iris Blur in Photoshop CS6. Another improvement in CS6 is the ability to quickly and easily create tilt shift effects. In this post I’ll demonstrate how you can give an ordinary photo a tilt shift effect in no time. You can see some awesome examples of tilt shift photography here. Any time you are working with tilt shift or the other blur effects, be sure to save a copy of your photo in case you don’t like the results.
While Facebook’s changes and re-designs always bring some criticism from users, one thing that this year’s move to timeline photos accomplished was to allow users the opportunity to create something unique. Whether you are using Facebook for personal purposes or whether you manage a Facebook fan page for a business, if you want to create a branded profile that captures the attention of visitors, the timeline photo can help.
In many settings advertisements tend to be ignored or overlooked. When flipping through a magazine you probably skip past the ads unless something really catches your attention. The same thing applies when it comes to driving by billboards, browsing online, or interacting anywhere else where ads appear. One approach for ad designers to capture the attention and interest of viewers is to use humor. Most of us will stop and pay attention to ads if they grab our attention and make us laugh.