Ultimate Guide: Timesaving Photoshop Shortcuts

Timesaving Photoshop Shortcuts

Are you an avid Photoshop user? Do you use the software on a daily and weekly basis? From artists, designers, photographers, all the way through to typographers, Photoshop is an important tool within your toolbox. Adobe Photoshop helps you create stunning digital designs and illustrations, which can help you maximise your own creative talents. However, in order for you to speed up your design creations, and to get more stuff done on a consistent level, learning some crucial Photoshop shortcuts can make the world of difference. If you’re a...

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5 Epic Adobe InDesign Beginner Tutorials

5 Epic Adobe InDesign Beginner Tutorials

Want to develop your Adobe InDesign skills? Would you class yourself as a beginner with the software? Following on from our highly successful Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials, we thought we’ll share some more Adobe tutorials to help develop your skills. Adobe InDesign is a fantastic piece of software, which allows you to create publications easily and effectively, from books, magazines, flyers to brochures. It’s a piece of software which is essential for any designer, but if you’re a beginner, not to worry, we’re here for you! Within this blog...

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10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists & Designers (Beginner To Expert)

Following on from our popular ‘10 Free Adobe Photoshop Tutorials‘ a few weeks ago, we wanted to follow on from this and share a further resource that you can use and develop your skill’s. To be an world class artist and designer, you need to know all the tricks of the trade, learning about the various software platforms out there, mastering them, and creating your own individual voice. As you’ve now worked your way through our previous blog post, we’re sharing ’10 Free Adobe Illustrator Tutorials For Artists &...

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5 Free Epic PSD Icon Packs

5 Free Epic PSD Icon Packs Downloads

We love sharing free resources here on Graphic Tide, with the aim to help designers all over the world. Whatever level of skill you have, it’s always good to to save time and get the most out of your artworks. After our very successful 10 Free iPhone & IOS User Interface Elements (PSD & AI) blog post we’ve decided to bring another action packed free PSD download resource to you, this time epic web and app icons – which are all free and can be used commercially. All the...

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Use These Tools To Create A Captivating Business Card

Use These Tools To Create A Captivating Business Card

You’ve wondered, right? What its like to have a business card which is professional, captivating, and drives new clients and commissions towards your product’s and service’s. You may be a freelancer, entrepreneur, or small business owner, but for you to save money in the long run, you need some essential tools to help you create a captivating, unique and personal business card. For you to gain new eyes on your work, and when building relations in person, it’s essential that you own a business card which is striking, well...

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3 Art and Design eBooks You Might Not Of Read

5 Art and Design eBooks You Might Not Of Read

eBooks are more popular than ever, mainly because of their low cost and various reading devices available. Getting the same content as a normal published book, for the fraction of the price, reading and absorbing books everywhere you go is very appealing. With Amazon’s breakthrough Kindle devices, reading books on the move is even easier than ever before and feels incredibly like the real thing. Some people still prefer the physical look and feel of reading traditional books but sometimes that’s not always best, especially if you’re always on...

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Choosing the Right Camera for You – Photographer’s Essential Toolkit

Choosing The Right Camera For You - Photographer's Toolkit

If you’re starting out as a photographer or looking to take it to the next level, this essential toolkit resource will be prefect for you. Starting something new can be exciting but at the same time daunting. What products do I buy, which ones are right for my situation and do I have everything to get started? Well before you can answer those questions you first need to know the basic setup. Good photographers are known for having a lot of gear. Gadgets that do all sorts of things...

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8 Free Mobile & Web App Icon Pack PSDs

8 mobile and web app icon pack psds

After our hugely popular iOS and iPhone UI/UX free PSDs resources post we’ve collected another awesome collection, which complements each other, and is here to help you with your design projects. Every mobile app or web app demands high levels of user-friendly design. There are various ways to achieve this but one of the core principles of good user interface design is an intuitive user experience. To aid this, icons play a huge role in helping users distinguish actions with objects, to make it easier for them to use...

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10 Amazing Free Textures

10 Amazing Free Textures

Texture within artist’s and designer’s work is becoming more and more popular, for it’s lovely effects that it can achieve within your art. Textures can harmonise your images, and make them work as a whole. It can really change how your drawing or painting is seen, and make it more eye catching and increase its ‘home-made’ feel. Have you ever wondered how these artists get their hands on these excellent textures? We at Graphic Tide thought it would be good to showcase some texture packs and images which we...

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10 Free iPhone & IOS User Interface Elements (PSD & AI)

10 Free Iphone And ios Interfaces

Are you currently designing an app or are thinking about designing one in the future? Maybe you’re in the process of mocking up a design for a client? Good news for us is that there are some great people out there, especially those who actively share, engage and provide great resources to their community, hats off to them. The art community is no different. I might go as far to say the art community probably are the most sharing group of people. Just to prove it we’ve done some...

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