Pixelmator Tip #58 – How To Showcase Your T-Shirt Designs For Millennials

As digital natives, millennials have a tremendous influence on trends, using social media platforms to further get what they want. Designing for a millennial audience means appealing to their nature and beliefs. In today’s tip, we wanted to show you how to showcase your t-shirt designs for millennials using Pixelmator, and have some fun. Here are some […]

Pixelmator Tip #57 – How To Create A Bad Piggy App Icon

In this tutorial we show you how to create a bad piggy app icon from scratch. Game App Icons have really become an art form onto themselves, and we thought we would show you how to create your own using Pixelmator. Bad Piggies are the baddies from the Angry Bird series of games. The final […]

Pixelmator Tip #56 – How To Quickly Create The iPhone X Wallpaper

Every Apple event has an fantastic poster which is a piece of art in itself, and this years iPhoneX event does not disappoint. It uses simple fades and vivid colours to delight. We love this poster for its simplicity and range of colours, so in this tutorial we will show you how to quickly recreate […]

9 Simple Rules For Amazing App Icon Design in Pixelmator

Pixelmator is a great many things to photos, but what it can also be used for is designing amazing app user interfaces and app icons. Through all the work put into the functionality of an app, you now have the ability to showcase that functionality in a beautifully crafted app icon. Bad app icon designs are among […]

Pixelmator Tip #55 – How To Create A Text Fade Effect Using Gradient Masks

Gradient masks can be used to do all sorts of neat graphic design work. We showed you how to create a great color fade effect using gradient masks in Pixelmator Tip #53. In this tutorial, we show you how to create an awesome text fade effect using gradient masks. Text fades are being used to […]

We Love Pixelmator Pro and Why You Should Too

The awesome ninjas at Pixelmator have recently unveiled Pixelmator Pro (aka Whirlwind). The latest version of the Pixelmator software best know as the affordable alternative to Photoshop, now comes with even more powerful features. Check out this short video introducing Pixelmator Pro and its new features: The new software has some noticeably standout features such […]

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Pixelmator Tip #54 – How To Quickly Add Watermarks To Your Images

One of the really awesome tools we use regularly is the Automator application in your Mac. It is one of the best tools to automate some of the more simple but repeatable tasks very quickly. In this tutorial we will show you how to set up an automator action to quickly add watermarks to your images […]

Pixelmator Tip #53 – How To Create A Color Fade Effect Using Gradient Masks

We all know about using Masks, but the lesser know feature here in Pixelmator is gradient masks. Gradient masks can be used to do all sorts of neat graphic design work. In this tutorial, we show you how to create a great color fade effect using gradient masks. The final image: Here is what you […]

Pixelmator Tip #52 – How To Create Your Own Custom Paint Brush

Being able to create your own paint brushes in Pixelmator is one of the basic tools you will use quite a lot as a graphic designer. In this tutorial we will show you how to quickly create you own paint brush from text. The final image: Here is what you will create by the end […]

Pixelmator Tip #51 – How To Use Text And Clipping Masks To Make Beautiful Posters

In this tutorial, we are going to show you the basics of using clipping masks and text elements to create some beautiful posters using Pixelmator. Clipping masks, and layer masks in general, can be used to create some great effects in your designs. Especially when you can merge clipping masks and text elements together. We showed you […]