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In Graphic & Web Design/ Illustrator Tutorials

Creating a Confetti Brush in Illustrator

Are you like me and love the look of confetti in designs? There’s something about being able to use a confetti brush and add some sporadic dots to your design! While there are many free resources out there which you can use, I love being able to have the right to owning my own brush and creating my own stuff. Are you ready? Let’s begin…. Open Illustrator and begin creating your document 11.5″ x 8″ Use the Ellipse Tool (L)…

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In Blogging/ Graphic & Web Design/ WordPress

7 Best WordPress Recipe Plugins to Help

I have many people ask me what it takes to food blog. While it’s helpful to know how to cook, what you also need is some great tutorials on how to make  your recipes, tutorials, and the actual recipe it’s self! There are several thing which you want to keep in mind when choosing a recipe plugin! Convenient, there’s nothing worse than having something take a lot of extra time which you don’t have! SEO (Search engine optimization) – if…

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In Graphic & Web Design/ Photoshop Tutorial

Photoshop – Paper Texture Tutorial

Do you love paper textures? I love using them for all sorts of projects. Here is a great tutorial on how to create a paper texture in Photoshop. Open Photoshop and create a New Document. 12″ wide x 12″ deep, 300 dpi. White RGB 8 Bit Choose the Foreground color #eedabc Then fill the background with this color, you can use edit fill or you can use the paint bucket and paint brush. Next you will need to change the…

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In Graphic & Web Design/ Photoshop Tutorial

How to Make Watercolor Paper in Photoshop

I love watercolor! Do you? However true watercolor can get so messy! Paints, water, drop cloth, brushes, you name it! Messy! And when you have little kids around who want to do everything you do, it can get super messy! Anytime I try to paint or do anything my 3 and 5 year old ask if they can do it too! Which is fun at times, but other times it’s just more frustration than it’s worth! Do you like Photoshop?…

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In Graphic & Web Design/ SEO/ Videos

How to Add a Facebook Live Video to YouTube

Do you have a Facebook Live Video which you want to add to your YouTube Channel? I created a meaningful Facebook Live video (wasn’t really planning on it being that meaningful) and I had several of my friends who were begging to share it with people who needed the information or they knew someone who could help with what I shared. Anyway with all the things going on between YouTube/Facebook/Amazon I wasn’t sure how to share it to YouTube, so…

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In Graphic & Web Design/ Illustrator Tutorials

How to Slant Text in Illustrator

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Alright guys, another Illustrator tutorial! I have so many ideas of what I want to do! I love my life and I’m super Krazy running from here to there! I just love life and have so much energy!!! Ok so I’m really into working out and trying to better my life and my families life! I wanted some inspirational quotes, so here’s one I wanted to do! I have this awesome font I love for Block letters! It’s called Bebas…

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In WordPress

9 Things to (add or Remove) From your WordPress site to Look Professional

Ok I love WordPress, there are so many great templates and themes out there to use. There are free themes and some paid themes! There’s also a great plugin called WooCommerce which allows you to add an ecommerce store to your website, can you say SCORE!!! However it’s extremely important when building a WordPress website that you make some of these changes to make your store unique and fresh! You also need to build a site which shows your personal…

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In Free Resources/ Graphic & Web Design

Over 200 Watercolor Brushes

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I don’t know about you but I LOVE WATERCOLOR! I love the look and feel of watercolor in prints. The best part is using watercolor brushes will give you a chance to make a connection between traditional art on canvas and digital art. Watercolor effects and design has become an extremely popular concept in the recent year and will probably continue in the future. It’s great for web and photos as well as digital artwork. While many people will argue that…

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In Free Resources/ Graphic & Web Design/ Tips & Tricks

How to use & install Photoshop Brushes

Photoshop brushes – which one will you need? Generally speaking, Photoshop brushes are tools applied to draw different shapes and lines using strokes and various colors. Once you’ve selected the right brush, you can draw with it with only one click on the mouse. You can also hold it down and then pull the cursor where necessary to mark all areas with one stroke. How can Photoshop brushes help you? Even if it is called a brush, this Photoshop tool…

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In Free Resources/ Free Stuff/ Graphic & Web Design

Vector Freebies: Over 600 Free Paint Brushes for Adobe Illustrator

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I love paint brushes in Illustrator, it’s fun to use these brushes in designs and logos. Here are the top brushes which I have found and you can download them all for free! So look around and see what brushes will help you with your needs. Free Vectors – 15 Paint Brushstroke Illustrator Brushes 57 Multi-Colored Illustrator Paint Brushes   This is an exclusive set of Multi-colored Illustrator brushes that are given away for free. Marker Pen Strokes AI Brushes…

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In Fonts/ Free Resources/ Graphic & Web Design

Great Free Fonts

Do you love free fonts? I do! I love finding new fonts, here are some of my favs which you can download for free!!! ENJOY!!! Checkout this great free font named fanatic. this font is such a great font with it’s script and calligraphy curves. You can download this free by clicking the image below. Checkout this great free font named naila and nalla, this font is such a great handwritten font with it’s brush and ink. you can download…

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In Graphic & Web Design/ Photoshop Tutorial

Photoshop: How to create a Rust Texture

In this tutorial I am going to teach you how to create a Rust texture in Adobe Photoshop. I love using textures in backgrounds and photos. Are you ready? Let’s begin Step One: Open Photoshop & Create a new Document Create a New Document with the Settings Below… Let’s now set the Foreground & Background Colors… The Foreground Color is #663413 The Background Color is #301802 Then Click OK Step Two: Creating your First Texture Choose Filter:Render:Clouds If you changed…

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In Graphic & Web Design/ Photoshop Tutorial

Photoshop Tutorial: How to create Glitter Texture

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  I love Glitter and I love Glitter prints and Glitter Text. Do you see all these glitter prints on Pinterest and Etsy? learn to create your own glitter text and texture by following this great tutorial. Learn how to make 12″ square scrapbook paper like these below. Are you ready to get started? Let’s go! Step One: Open Photoshop and Create a new Document I want to make my paper a digital scrapbook quality print. The document I’m going…

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In Graphic & Web Design/ Illustrator Tutorials/ Photoshop Tutorial

How to Use Photoshop & Illustrator to Create Unique Designs

How to Create an Easy Abstract Blur Pattern Design Today’s Illustrator and Photoshop design tutorial is based on a suggestion from one of my readers. Ella got in touch with some examples of cool geometric gradient designs that she had seen a lot lately and wondered how they were made. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop tutorial: Design damask patterns for wallpaper and homewares Patterns are a really fun aspect of design and can be used across homewares, product design, apparel and…

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