Beginner Fireworks Tutorials Roundup

Posted in Resources > Roundups by Firetuts on December 26, 2007

Here’s a list of all the basic tutorials I could find. These are good for those who are brand new to Fireworks or to the world of graphic design via Fireworks. Enjoy.

Create Vista Wallpaper with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Wallpaper by Firetuts on December 21, 2007

I have noticed a considerable demand for a tutorial to create vista wallpaper, so I’ve decided to give it a try. It’s not easy, and the result is not perfect, but its a good attempt nonetheless.

How to Draw a Marble or Glass Ball

Posted in Resources > Miscellaneous by Mark Lawson on December 15, 2007

This next guest tutorial is written by Mark Lawson. He will show you how to draw a marble or glass ball effect.

Five easy steps to create a barcode in Fireworks.

Posted in Resources > Miscellaneous by Lucian on December 8, 2007

This tutorial will show you how to create a barcode for any purpose.

Create a Planet from scratch with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Illustration by Firetuts on December 1, 2007

In this tutorial I’ll go through completely how to completely create a planet from scratch with Fireworks. You don’t even need any images, its all there in your textures. This tutorial is inspired by this one.

Creating a Realistic Peelable Sticker Effect in Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Illustration by Lucian on November 23, 2007

The tutorial will give you a step-by-step instructions on how to create a peelable sticker effect, great for placing in a corner of a website to reveal news or offers.

Realistic 10-step 3D simulation with reflection in Fireworks 8

Posted in Resources > 3D effects by Lucian on November 17, 2007

This tutorial will show how a realistic 3d simulation, such as text, could be created in Fireworks 8, a 2d software. Our first guest post is written by Lucian. Enjoy!

How to Make Text Glow Better

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts on November 10, 2007

Instead of using the default Glow filter for the text, you can use other methods to make your text shine in the dark. This tutorial will show you a combination of them.

How to Create a Custom Radial Burst

Posted in Resources > Miscellaneous by Firetuts on November 2, 2007

Here’s an easy one. Make your own radial burst, as its not an autoshape in Fireworks and sometimes you want it in your design, like this one. You easily make your own and I’ll show you how. Also, some essential keyboard shortcuts.

Beautify your name/logo with landscape background

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts on October 26, 2007

I came across the ‘artwork’ of Nip/Tuck season 4. I don’t watch the show at all but the design I saw on a commercial caught my eye with a logo with landscape background. You can also do this in Photoshop, but here’s how to glamorize your name or logo with a cool scenic background with [...]

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