Posts Tagged ‘Background’

Quick Tip: How to Create a Geometric Background Effect in Photoshop

November 7, 2013  |  Photoshop  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Like Illustrator, Photoshop also includes some very powerful vector editing tools. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a geometric background effect for a poster design in Photoshop using a few simple shapes, blending modes, and transparencies. Let’s get started!1. Create a Color SchemeMy favorite way to create a color scheme for this effect is to start off in Illustrator. Illustrator’s Blend Tool is a great way to create mathematically correct, gradual color schemes that smoothly transition into each other. If you don’t have Illustrator, try drawing a gradient in Photoshop, using the color codes below. Then,...

Read More

iOS 7 SDK: Background Transfer Service

October 28, 2013  |  iPhone  |  , ,  |  Comments Off

This tutorial will show you how to use the background transfer service, a Multitasking API provided by iOS 7. I’ll teach you how to create an app that will download a file without the application in the foreground. Once the file fully downloads, a notification message will pop-up. Continue reading to create this service!IntroductionBackground transfer service originated with iOS 6. This feature allowed apps to transfer files in both foreground and background modes, but limited the minutes. The biggest problem was when the “limited minutes” did not allow the user to download or upload large files. This is why Apple...

Read More

iOS 7 SDK: Working with Background Fetch

October 23, 2013  |  iPhone  |  , ,  |  Comments Off

This tutorial will teach you how to use Background Fetch, a multitasking API provided with the iOS 7 SDK. To do so, we’ll create a simple list of delicious dishes that are automatically fetched in the background. Read on!Project OverviewBackground Fetch is an awesome feature released with iOS 7. Today, we live in a social world, and most of our users have several social network apps on their mobile devices. However, every time the user opens each app, they typically must wait until the app updates to view more recent content. This can be painful if several apps and profiles...

Read More

Changing Your Background

February 28, 2013  |  Photoshop  |  ,  |  Comments Off

One οf thе mοѕt common tasks іn Photoshop іѕ tο remove ѕοmе one οr ѕοmе thing frοm a background аnd рlасе іt οn top οf a additional. In thіѕ tutorial, Martin Perhiniak wіll сlаrіfу hοw tο dο thіѕ іn a completely non-destructive way. Lеt’s gеt ѕtаrtеd!



Psdtuts+

Remove a Person and Recreate a Busy Background Using the Clone Tool

October 17, 2012  |  Photoshop  |  , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Last week tutorial got a lot of feedback and so here you have a new tutorial now using clone tool. In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to remove a person from an image and recreate the background to look very natural. Final Image Preview Resources Spring in London Step 1 Open the photo “Old Couple” and create a new layer above the background layer. Step 2 Select the Clone Stamp tool. In order to successfully use the Clone Stamp tool you first must define a source point (the point from which you will sample pixels for cloning). To define a source point simply Alt-click on the...

Read More