Melody Nieves
I'm an artist who loves to paint in Photoshop while helping others learn too. Follow me on DeviantArt or tweet me @MelloNieves and tell me what tutorials you'd like to see next!
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  • Design & Illustration
    Interviews
    Interview With Designer Hillary CoeCoe preview 400 277
    Hillary Coe is a Los Angeles based art director and designer who specializes in exquisite visual communication for several major brands. In this interview, Hillary discusses her design philosophy, as well as what gives her the edge in the advertising industry. Read More…
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    News
    Featured Art From Design Challenge #90210 designchal9 400preview
    Last month’s theme challenged our community to create a fun animated GIF in Photoshop. Artists from all over came through with incredibly inspiring and creative animations. Here are the entries featured from the challenge. Let's take a look! Read More…
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    Interview With Artist and Designer Eric Vasquez1201 eric vasquez preview400
    Eric Vasquez is a multi-talented artist and designer based out of New York City with clients like Nickelodeon, Oxygen, and the WWE. In this interview, Eric discusses the triumphs and lessons he learned while building his design career.Read More…
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    Submit Your Art to This Month's Winter GIF ChallengeDesign challenge 400
    You still have plenty of time to submit your winter-themed GIF animation to this month’s Psdtuts+ Design Challenge. Join our growing community on Google+ and upload your art for a chance to get featured in our monthly review.Read More…
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    Inspiration
    Interview With the Award-Winning Zombie StudioZombie studio preview400
    Zombie Studio is an advertising and illustration studio based in Sao Paulo, Brazil that specializes in character design. In this interview, owner and creative director Paulo Garcia discusses what it took for a young design studio to make a big name for itself in the advertising industry.Read More…
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    Design Challenge #9: Create a Winter-Themed Animated GIFDesign challenge 400
    2013 saw the beginning of the Psdtuts+ Design Challenges where artists around the world submitted incredible creations based on our monthly themes. This year, we want to kick off 2014 with a fun animation challenge inspired by winter. Submit your final creations to our community on Google+ and check out the works of other talented artists. Read More…
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    Featured Art From Design Challenge #81216 designchal8 400preview
    Last month, we announced a design challenge that truly tested the creativity of our G+ community. We supplied artists with stock photos shot by Tuts+ Photoshop Editor, Grant Friedman to work with and transform into their own work of art. The results were incredible with all-inspiring pieces. Let's take a look at some of the entries!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Inspiration
    Interview With Illustrator Liran Szeiman1105 liran szeiman preview400
    Liran Szeiman is a talented digital artist from Spain with a unique style that fuses dark and cute elements into her illustrations. She has contributed her work to incredible art collectives like Hysterical Minds and is a frequent author here at Psdtuts+. In this interview, Liran discusses her journey as an illustrator and the importance of learning foundational art techniques.Read More…
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    Interviews
    Interview With Miagui Studio0905 miagui preview400
    Miagui is a Brazilian-based creative production studio, focused on producing advertising images. In this interview, we speak with Creative Director, Cassio Braga, who discusses the origins of Miagui and the importance of establishing harmony in a team environment.Read More…
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    Design Challenge #8: Use Raw Photography to Create Your Own Artwork0926 design challenge 8 preview400
    Our design challenges are a fun way for you to practice what you have learned here on Psdtuts+. In this month's design challenge, we want you to apply some of the techniques you have learned from our site to create artwork using a pack of raw images that we have supplied. Use these raw photos to create a photo manipulation, a text effect, an environment, or anything else you can think of. We want you to use these images in creative ways, so have fun and create anything you can think of. When you are done, simply upload your creations to our community on Google+ and show us how you incorporated these photos into your own digital art.Read More…
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    Video: Design Challenge #7 Review With Stephen Petrany1031 designchal7 preview400
    Last month for our latest Psdtuts+ Design Challenge, we asked you to create a spooky haunted house in Photoshop. Recently, Psdtuts+ editor Grant Friedman sat down for a Google+ Hangout to discuss a handful of the entries with community moderator, Melody Nieves, along with special guest and fellow Psdtuts+ author, Stephen Petrany. Let’s take a look! Read More…
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    Submit Your Art to This Month's Haunted House Challenge1022 designchal preview400
    You still have plenty of time to submit your haunted house to this month's Psdtuts+ Design Challenge. Join our growing community on Google+ and upload your art for a chance to get featured in our monthly review.Read More…