Posts Tagged ‘simple’

Create a Simple Folder Icon in Adobe Photoshop

August 28, 2013  |  Photoshop  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple documents icon in Adobe Photoshop. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS5 Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Resources Neutral Tileable Leather Patterns Step 1 Open Photoshop and hit Control + N to create a new document. Enter all the data shown in the following image and click OK. Enable the Grid (View > Show > Grid) and the Snap to Grid (View > Snap To > Grid). For starters you will need a grid every 5px, so simply go to Edit...

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Simple Styled Text with Stars Effect

July 16, 2013  |  Photoshop  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

This Photoshop tutorial will show a simple way to create a nice text effect using Layer Styles, then modify some brush settings to add stars to the background. Final Image Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Photoshop CS6 (CS2+ versions will work as well) Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Beginner Note: Original tutorial published on Photoshopstar.com some years ago. Tutorial was updated and now republished. Resources Kabel Bd Normal font. Star Brushes by KenshinJennings. Step 1 Created a new 500 x 300 px document with all the default settings, then fill the Background with the color #1a142c. Create a new layer and call it “Center Glow”. Pick the Elliptical Marquee Tool, then click and...

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Create a Simple Envelope Illustration in Adobe Photoshop

June 6, 2013  |  Photoshop  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple envelope illustration in Adobe Photoshop. Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS5 Estimated Completion Time: 45 minutes Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate Resources Paper Texture Step 1 Open Photoshop and hit Control + N to create a new document. Enter all the data shown in the following image and click OK. Enable the Grid (View > Show > Grid) and the Snap to Grid (View > Snap To > Grid). For starters you will need a grid every 5px. Simply go to Edit > Preferences >...

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Android SDK: Creating a Simple Property Animation

February 27, 2013  |  iPhone  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

With Android you can include various types of animation in your apps. In this tutorial we will create a basic property animation using Android’s Object Animator and Value Animator classes. The result will be simple but the techniques involved will apply in more complex animated effects. We will create an animation in which a steering wheel turns and the background scene moves accordingly.With property animation, you have a few more options than with View animation, for example you can animate UI items other than Views and can animate more properties. Property animation can also have more consistent results in some...

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Android SDK: Creating a Simple Tween Animation

February 21, 2013  |  iPhone  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

The Android platform facilitates three different types of animation you can define in your application resources: property, tween and frame. In this tutorial, we will create a simple tween animation using shape drawables displayed within Image Views. The end result will be an animation in which the sun rises, increasing in opacity and expanding as the tween elapses. We will also include a simple clock animation indicating the passing of time.Step 1: Open or Start an Android ProjectYou can either create a new app or add the animation to an existing app. You will need an Activity class plus a...

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