How to Brighten Photos like the Pros

December 6th, 2009

If you are looking to brighten a photo before sending it to print, we found a great tutorial from the folks at

Learn the ultimate Photoshop technique to brighten underexposed pictures. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to use a masking technique to brighten images without overexposing highlights. This Photoshop technique can also be used to darken images without affecting the highlights.

Tackling a Logo Design Project

December 6th, 2009

Logo design can be intimidating. Keep your cool by using British designer Chris Spooner’s methodical approach to creating a logo.

In this tutorial, Chis Spooner shares his step by step process from conceptualization and initial sketches to digital development. He follows the creative walk through with a tutorial detailing how he arrived at his finished piece using the character settings, path finder tool and a bit of designer’s instinct.

Tutorials are a Designer’s Best Friend

December 6th, 2009

The folks at have done our homework for us and compiled the best in Adobe Illustrator tutorials. The 80 worthwhile tutorials are organized into 6 sections; general tutorials, patterns, tool tips & tricks, brushes, vector packs and vector sources. Step up your Illustrator game with these useful How-Tos.