With this technique you can change the colour of a particular part of a bitmap image or photo. The tutorial uses a photo as an example but remember that this technique can be used with elements of graphic design, icons or even web graphics.
In this tutorial, you will learn this simple and extremely helpful technique of converting color photographs to black / white and sepia tone using Adobe Fireworks.
Transparent text effect
This transparent text effect was based on the article on maagraphics. The effect is a simple and effective way of adding text to an image in an unobtrusive way, also with a few tweaks you can use this effect in conjunction with the letterpress effect, to create a nice click action.
In this tutorial I’m going to show you how, with some basic font choices and a few filters we can get really slick solid 3D text effect.
With the release of the iPhone 4S we saw the introduction of siri icon on our iPhone. For many of us it marks the serious initiative to implement a long talked about idea of voice controlled computing. I wanted to mark the introduction of voice controlled computing by recreating the Siri icon in fireworks.
I came across the new iCloud application from apple (which is in beta at the time of writing this tut) the Apple iCloud Logo replicates the brushed metal that permeates most, if not all apple products. I thought it would be a good excuse to show some techniques for creating brushed metal effects.
While creating the google plus icon recently I started to explore creating other free social media Icons.
Having got a google plus account recently I thought I would have a go at creating the Google plus icon, the source for the icons is open to download and re-use.
Letterpress text effect is a relatively easy effect to achieve and relies on only two filters to get a really good look and feel.