Fabio Sasso
I am a Brazilian designer living in Porto Alegre (south of Brazil). In 2003, I founded a web design studio called ZEE, with Fabiano Meneghetti, an architect and friend of mine. It's a small studio now, with 4 people working basically with web.
  • Design & Illustration
    NoPattern "Jumper" Effect200
    One of the coolest digital artists around is Chuck Anderson, a.k.a. NoPattern. After seeing a recent Psdtuts+ reader request, I decided to show you how to create a light effect similar to NoPattern's Jumper Poster. At the end, I'll show you how a technique like this can be used in a variety of different ways to make stunning images...Read More…
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    Creating a Cool Brushed Metal Surface in PhotoshopAl 200
    Today's tutorial comes in response to a reader request from Tom and it won't be about lighting effects, glows, or sparks. Instead, I will show you how to create the brushed aluminum texture similar to the Apple products! Read More…
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    Seriously Cool Photoshop Explosion Effect200
    Explosions are cool. Seriously cool. So when I received some e-mails asking about how to create a break-apart, explosion effect, I knew it'd be worth making a tutorial on. Read on to find out how to break apart a body, then add some awesome lighting and glow, and nopattern style, to finish the image off.Read More…
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    Quick Grungy PosterTut11 s200
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a sort of grunge poster. We will learn how to make some elements look a bit dirty, create textures, and add some depths to the elements using shadows and blend modes.Read More…
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    Reader Request: MSNBC Style EffectNbc 200
    In this tutorial, I will create an effect like the one in the header of the MSNBC.com website. This effect is a reader's-request tutorial. If you have an effect you want to know how to achieve, just let us know in the comments and we will try to write a tutorial about it.Read More…
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    Handy Web 2.0 Icons In PhotoshopIcon 200
    When we are working on a Web design project, we quite often need icons to show commands like add, delete, or edit. With the Web 2.0 trend, the use of badges and subtle 3D has become very popular. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a really easy and very nice 3D effect to be used in either buttons and icons or elements that need some depth.Read More…
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    A Cool Lighting Effect In PhotoshopAp s200
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to create that effect we saw on the screen at the Macworld San Francisco. It's basically some lighting effects with blurs and blend modes, but the effect is awesome.Read More…
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    Create A Cool Vintage Collage Design In PhotoshopVint 200
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a retro-style design or vintage collage style. We will use images from old ads, handwritten texts, patterns, and other things to give to our design a vintage look.Read More…
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    Creating A Fantastic Fantasy Night Sky In PhotoshopClouds 250
    Last month while I was selecting some images for blog post, I found an amazing design created by Nik Ainley, one of my favorite Photoshop masters. He had created some incredible clouds using Photoshop. I thought to myself, "Damn that's really cool. I have to know how to do something like that!" So in this tutorial, I will show you how to create cartoon-style clouds using Photoshop and a bit of Illustrator. Read More…
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    Creating A Cool 3D Web Design EffectWebt 200
    In this tutorial I will show you some very easy techniques, using gradients and layer styles, that we can use to produce nice subtle 3D effects in our web designs. Read More…
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    How to Create That Last-Minute Holiday e-Card in PhotoshopXmas 250
    Christmas is just a few days away, so here is a tutorial showing how to create a Christmas design using Photoshop. Read More…
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    Create a Spectacular Flaming Meteor Effect on TextPreview
    Take typography one step further by having text falling from the sky in a burning inferno. Yes, this is the text-on-fire tutorial to end all tutorials. It uses a little Illustrator for the text and a lot of Photoshop to burn up the screen! Read More…