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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 […]

It’s 2016 – What’s The Story?

Wow. What a year 2015 has been. At the end of last year we really took stock of what we did and did not do, and there were many good and bad moments where we thought our love child to teach Pixelmator skills to our subscribers wouldn’t make it. However, we are delighted to continue […]

Guest Post – How To Draw Angry Birds Starwars by Jamie Edwards

Following on from his awesome Guest Post – How To Draw Batgirl,  Pixelmator artist, Jamie Edwards, continues to show us how he creates his style of graphic art by teaching you how to draw Angry Birds Star Wars. The Final Image Here is a quick preview of what you will be able to create by the […]