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Sleek Wallpaper in Pixelmator

December 06, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create an aluminum texture and a 3D pattern effect, using very simple techniques. This method is useful for designing modern and stylish interfaces or simply fashioning a mockup for the next MacBook...

Creating a Colorful Light Effect with Pixelmator

November 29, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

We have already published tutorials on how to create a really cool light effect in Photoshop and GIMP, now In this tutorial, I will show you how to create this super, simple light effect inspired by a design that I saw recently in a Sony...

Torch Man in Pixelmator

November 08, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a “human torch” effect. I created this effect a few months ago in Photoshop for a tutorial for Digital Arts Magazine , and I have decided to try it in Pixelmator. The process is very similar...

Web Design in Pixelmator

November 01, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

The newly released Pixelmator includes a very important feature: the Slice Tool. Now we can slice and save pieces of the layout to create Web sites. That is really handy! Because of that, I decided to create a tutorial showing how to...

Magic Cup Coffee in Pixelmator

October 25, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

Pixelmator is a very powerful image editor; you can create all sorts of effects using it. Because of that I decided to recreate some images and tutorials that I previously did using Photoshop in Pixelmator. You will see that you can do...

Mental Wave Explosion in Pixelmator

October 18, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

Almost 2 years ago, I wrote a Photoshop tutorial that became quite popular. Its effect was a sort of explosion of mental waves, like a powerful superhero attack. Because of the tutorial’s popularity, I decided to recreate that effect in...

80's Style Text Effect in Pixelmator

September 20, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a very nice text effect inspired by the colors and some light effects used in the work of a great digital artist who uses the name Empire. His work can be seen at empireisok.com . Step 1 Open...

Stylish Retro Poster in Pixelmator

September 03, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a stylish retro poster using Pixelamator. We wil play with basic tools and primary colors to do that. The inspiration is from old posters and of course, the master of the De Stijl Piet...

Easy Space Scene in Pixelmator

August 23, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a space scene in Pixelmator without using a stock photo or special brush, just the ones that come with Pixelmator. We will play with some filters and blending as well. The whole effect will...

Amazing Watercolor Effect in Pixelmator

August 02, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a really cool effect using some watercolor brushes mixed with photos. The image we will create is inspired by the works of Bruno Fujii, Margot Mace, Raphaël of My Dead Pony, and Stina Person...

Sparkling Hot Girl in Pixelmator

June 04, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

This tutorial will demonstrate how to create great effect using Pixelmator . It is based on an image that I created two years ago using Photoshop. The idea is to mix a photo of a girl with some light effects, using basically default...

Fiery Fireballs in Pixelmator 1.4

February 20, 2009 from abduzeedo's blog

Last year I created some images using fireballs, explosion, fire and smoke. Basically I only used brushes to create that in Photoshop. Now with the release of the new Pixelmator 1.4 and its brand new Brush Engine I decided to try it and...

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