designs

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 […]

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 #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#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 […]

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 […]

Pixelmator Tip #24 – How To Create Gorgeous Product Shots For Your App

Ever wondered how to create those gorgeous product shots to showcase your iPhone apps. In this tutorial we’ll show you just how to give your app that amazeballs effect using Pixelmator and create something cool in 5 minutes. Step 1 – Grab some screen shots of your app Grab a screenshot of your app or whatever […]

Pixelmator Tip #23 – How To Create A Romantic Valentines Poster

Getting into the mood for Valentines day, in this tutorial we show you how to create a valentines (collage) poster using Pixelmator. Let’s create some awwww… Here is the final poster you will be creating at the end of this tutorial. Step One Create a new document 400x400px and add in the heart shape with a […]

Pixelmator Tip #22 – How To Create And Edit Shapes (The Basics)

In this tutorial, we want to show you the basics of how to create and edit shapes using the easy to use tools that Pixelmator gives you. Think of shapes as a basic objects that we can mould and make anything we want to. This tutorial will help you hone your skill before moving onto […]

Pixelmator Tip #21 – How To Create A Blueprint Grid Pattern

In this tutorial, we show you how to create a simple grid pattern. Grids can be tricky in Pixelmator, so we are going to show you how to create a basic seamless blueprint pattern. The Final Product Here is the seamless pattern you should be able to create by the end of the tutorial. Step […]