design

Pixelmator Tip #60 – How To Quickly Create A Color Splash Effect

The color splash effect is frequently used by photographers and designer to great effect. Using this Pixelmator technique, it is quite easy to isolate a single color within the image and create this effect. This works best if the color of the subject stands out from the background. In this tutorial, we will show you a quick technique […]

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 #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 #50 – How To Make BB-8 Droid From Starwars

Today is a special day, it is our 50th Pixelmator tutorial, and as a special treat we are going to show you step by step how to make our favourite new droid, BB-8, from Starwars Episode 7 – The Force Awakens. We have to warn you that this is a medium to advanced tutorial and will take […]

Pixelmator David Bowie Tutorial

Pixelmator Tip #47 – How To Create A Pop Art Album Cover

We started off this year with some very sad news – one of our favourite all time musician, David Bowie passed away. In his honour, we decided to show you how to create an awesome pop art album cover using Pixelmator. This is our tribute to David Bowie and all he has done for music […]

Pixelmator Tip #46 – How To Design A Simple Sexy Login Form

As part of expanding our Pixelmator tutorials into UI/UX design, we thought a tutorial on creating a simple login form, would be useful for our users. In this tutorial we show you how to create a simple sexy login form using Pixelmator. Whether it’s a website or app, a login form is crucial to the […]

Pixelmator Tip #45 – How To Recreate The Awesome Apple WWDC15 Poster

Every WWDC poster from Apple is a piece of art in itself, and this years WWDC15 poster does not disappoint. It uses simple geometric shapes and vivid colours to delight. We love this poster for its simplicity and yet its complexity, so in this tutorial we will show you how to recreate the Apple WWDC15 […]

Pixelmator Tip #43 – How To Create A Checkered Pattern (or The Ben Sherman)

In this tutorial, we show you how to create a simple checkered pattern – more commonly know as the Ben Sherman pattern in Pixelmator. The Final Product Here is the seamless pattern you should be able to create by the end of the tutorial. You can always skip the tutorial and go download the free pattern […]

Pixelmator Tip #38 – How To Create An Adorable Valentines Card

Valentine’s day is almost upon us, and if you’re thinking of doing something nice for someone special, why not follow this Pixelmator tutorial and make an adorable card with a heart made of ribbons. The final product: Here is what you will be able to create by the end of this tutorial. Romantic indeed. So let’s […]