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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 […]

10 Best Color Resources For Pixelmator Designers

Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of free colour resources for all you Pixelmator designers out there. (1) COLOURlovers A great resource to help you select the perfect colour combinations – some really useful combos here.  (2) Flat UI Colors A really great tool […]

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 Tip #48 – How To Create UI Buttons – Metallic Buttons

In this tutorial we show you how to create metallic buttons using some basic techniques in Pixelmator. This article is part of a new series of tutorials for creating UI/UX designs in Pixelmator. Preview We are going to show you how to create the most common types of buttons for UI / web design, so we […]

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 […]