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Super Easy Furry Text in Pixelmator

June 04, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

We love playing with typography, it's simple and always effective not only in terms of outcomes but the amount we can learn by experimenting with text effects. From 3D to light effects or simply creating a furry text effect with a leopard...

Wrath of the Titans in Photoshop CS6

April 02, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

We always try to publish tutorials based on effects we like especially from movies, posters and other sources of inspiration. Most of the times we want to redo effects so we want to learn how that was done. This tutorial is not different...

LCD Style Effect in Pixelmator

March 22, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

Digital LCD effects are very common but they still impress me especially in terms of light effects. The way the light gets blurry on the edges and super strong in the center is simply amazing. I have been doing this kind of effect for...

Sweet Cookies Typography in Pixelmator

February 01, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

Playing with text is one of the coolest things to exercise your skills with any software, at least in my opinion. You can try to make fire with the word fire or water effects with the word water. In my case today I will show you how to...

Medieval Metal Text Effect in Photoshop

November 21, 2011 from abduzeedo's blog

Last week I saw the movie Immortals and before the movie I was walking around at the movie theater checking some poster. I saw the Immortals poster, as well as some old Harry Potter and all have the same kind of metal text effect. With...

Water Text in Pixelmator

November 14, 2010 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create text with water effects. To do this, we will use some stock photos with masks and image adjustments. I will also show you how to create bevels using Pixelmator. Step 1 Open Pixelmator and...

Inception Poster with Repousse in Photoshop CS5

August 09, 2010 from abduzeedo's blog

A few days ago I went to the movies with Amanda ( @amlight ) to watch Inception , the new Christopher Nolan movie. I left the movie theater completely blown away. The story is simply amazing and the director leaves us confused all the time...

Cool Text Effect with the Puppet Warp Tool in…

August 02, 2010 from abduzeedo's blog

When Adobe started announcing some of the new features of the CS5 version of Photoshop they showed the Puppet Warp tool in which they played with an elephant's trunk. I was really impressed with that tool but never used it that too much,...

Simple Underwater Scene in Photoshop

June 07, 2010 from abduzeedo's blog

A few weeks ago I received an email from a reader asking me if I could write a tutorial showing an underwater scene. I have written some tutorials on this subject like the 3D type made out of water or the underwater scene for Digital Arts...

Clouds Text Effect in Pixelmator

June 06, 2010 from abduzeedo's blog

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a text made up of clouds in ten very simple steps, solely using brushes, blending, and basic filters. The technique is extremely simple and can be used to create all sorts of text effects as...

Cool Typography with the Blend Tool in Illustrator

May 31, 2010 from abduzeedo's blog

I have written some Illustrator tutorials in which I've used the Blend Tool to create swirls and other shapes, but I have never used it to create a text effect. Then we received this email suggestion from one of our readers quite a few...

Clash of the Titans Text Effect in Photoshop

April 19, 2010 from abduzeedo's blog

A few weeks ago watched Clash of the Titans . The movie was okay, I have to admit, I was expecting much more, but it was awesome to see some huge monsters and mythologic creatures battling in this epic movie. However in the end of the...