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How to Build a Custom Photoshop Swatch from an Image
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How to Build a Custom Photoshop Swatch from an Image

Sampling from a photo is an excellent way to pull colors for painting, digital design, or any creative project. However, manually sampling each color is time-intensive and only useful when you really need a precise color match. Otherwise, it’s a whole lot easier to build new swatches dynamically through Photoshop. Extracting swatches from the high-resolution…

Adobe Illustrator’s Pathfinder: Explained

Adobe Illustrator’s Pathfinder: Explained

If you aren’t familiar with Illustrator’s extremely handy “Pathfinder” palette, you might sit down for a few moments to play with it, because it is a true time saver and an excellent tool for manipulating paths. First, of all let me say that “Pathfinder” is a horrible name for this palette. It doesn’t actually “find”…

How To Clear Color Swatches in Photoshop & Illustrator

How To Clear Color Swatches in Photoshop & Illustrator

As you likely very well know, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are very common design tools. Although they possess an incredible amount of power the overall interface can be quite cumbersome even to intermediate users. But if you spend enough time learning the fundamentals everything else will just naturally fall into place. Getting rid of swatches is…

Call-To-Action Buttons: Top Performing CTA Design Trends

Call-To-Action Buttons: Top Performing CTA Design Trends

Websites are built for a purpose. This usually revolves around user behaviors like reading articles, signing up to a newsletter, or getting more people to create user accounts. The best way to encourage user behavior is with a Call To Action, or CTA button. This is extremely common on single page designs and landing pages…