Pixelmator Tip#30 - How To Create Captivating Featured Images

Pixelmator Tip#30 – How To Create Captivating Featured Images

Headline images or “feature images” are very popular these days. They can accompany your blog post as much as your social network posts, tweets, and pins. In this tutorial we show you how to create a captivating headline images.

90 percent of all information transmitted to the brain is visual.

Humans process images 60,000 time fasterthan plain text. As such it follows that one of the biggest…

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Pixelmator Tip#29 - How To Create Attention Grabbing Posters

Pixelmator Tip#29 – How To Create Attention Grabbing Posters

Everyone in the world knows the importance of well designed posters and ads in advertising for specific products.

Posters are an integral part of marketing your products, your ideas, your events, or your goals.

A beautifully designed, attractive poster that conveys an awesome, compelling message about your subject matter will grab the user’s attention.

In this tutorial we show you how to create a

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Pixelmator Tip #28 - How To Create A Quick Neon Effect

Pixelmator Tip #28 – How To Create A Quick Neon Effect

In this tutorial, we show you how to create a quick neon effect in Pixelmator with some easy techniques.

Neon signs has been around forever and are quite addictive to look at. We will show you how to use some basic techniques to create the awesome neon glow to some simple text and shapes. These techniques can also be used for shapes and more complex arrangements; however for neon signs to look…

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Life’s too long without shortcuts, so we are creating Pixelmator Shortcuts!

Life’s too long without shortcuts, so we are creating Pixelmator Shortcuts!

Life’s too long without shortcuts!

So we are creating Pixelmator Shortcuts.

A beautifully designed, definitive list of shortcuts for Pixelmator.

We’ll even show you a trick or two that you may not have seen before.

We are launching soon, so why not sign up and find out more.

For everyone who signs up before the launch, we will give you an advanced copy of Pixelmator Shortcuts as a freebie!
 

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Pixelmator Tip #27 - How To Use Clipping Masks (And Bring Godzilla To Life)

Pixelmator Tip #27 – How To Use Clipping Masks (And Bring Godzilla To Life)

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use clipping masks in Pixelmator and create a cool tribute poster to the new movie Godzilla.

Clipping masks, and layer masks in general, can be used to create some great effects in your designs. We also show you how to use the new Convert Into Shape option for selections that was released in Pixelmator 3.2 Sandstone recently.

The final product

So…

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Pixelmator 3.2 Sandstone Released!

Pixelmator 3.2 Sandstone Released!

The awesome Ninjas at Pixelmator have now released v3.2 nicknamed Sandstone to the App Store. The new major release includes a rake of new features, improvements, UI tweaks, and fixes for stability and reliability.

Some new features include:

  • The Repair Tool– Finally the ability to remove unwanted objects and imperfections from an image without degrading quality and precision. Users simply have to…

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Pixelmator Tip #26 - How To Create A Retro Poster

Pixelmator Tip #26 – How To Create A Retro Poster

Retro posters were the original champions of flat design. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to create a realistic retro poster for an airshow.

The Final Product

Here is what you will create at the end of this tutorial.

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Step One

Create a new document for a poster of size 800x1280px.

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Step Two

Create a new layer called Background with a white fill colour.

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Step Three

In order to give the…

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