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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 #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 […]

Pixelmator Tip #36 – How To Create Mind Blowing Colour Accented Photos

In this tutorial we will show you how to become a Pixelmator selection tool ninja, while also making a mind-blowing colour accented photo. Capturing colours is critical to making any photograph worth watching if used properly. However, it is more trendy to have colour accented photos, which is also known as Black and White with Partial […]

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 #26 – How To Create A Retro Poster

Retro posters were the original champions of flat design. It is amazing the amount of detail you can get across with very simple retro designs. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to create a realistic retro poster for an airshow using Pixelmator. The Final Product Here is what you will create at the end of […]

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 […]