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!
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Surreal Ramen Bowl Illustration in Adobe PhotoshopRamen preview
    Ramen is a delicious Japanese noodle dish enjoyed by many around the world. In today's tutorial, we're going to show you how to illustrate a surrealistic ramen bowl using Adobe Photoshop and a pen tablet. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Project: Your First Creations—Part OnePastpresent previewpart1
    For our last Tuts+ Community Project, we asked you to show us your very first and most recent digital art creations. Today we bring you the results of that project, with work from our talented readers.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Winter Scene in Adobe Photoshop: The Digital PaintingWintercollab preview
    This tutorial is part two of a collaboration with fellow Tuts+ instructor Rowena Aitken. She first showed you how to create the line art for this festive winter illustration, and now I'll show you how to digitally paint it in Photoshop. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Community Project—Past and Present: Show Us Your First Creations!Past presentart preview
    With 2014 coming to a close, we want you to share your journey with us! For this month's Tuts+ Community Project we want readers to submit examples of their first and most recent creations for an inspiring stroll down memory lane.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Community Project: See Our Halloween Showcase!Gravestone preview
    Today we bring you the results of our Halloween inspired community project, here on Tuts+ Design & Illustration. Enjoy the spooky submissions of creative gravestones from some of our talented readers!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Hauntingly Beautiful Cleopatra Mummy in Adobe PhotoshopCleopreview
    In this tutorial, I demonstrate the evolution of a digital painting from start to finish by creating a hauntingly beautiful Egyptian goddess. My tools of choice are Adobe Photoshop CS3 and an off-brand pen tablet. Learn the techniques to bring out the best in your next piece! Read More…
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    Tuts+ Halloween Community Project: Join the Designers Graveyard! Gravestonepreview
    It's the month for all things Halloween! Join us in this month's Design & Illustration Community Project where we ask you to submit a personalized gravestone for yourself or fictional character. Utilize the free templates or create your own in order to get featured!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Project: Vector Wire Frames ShowcaseVwpreview
    Last month we kicked off the Wire Frames Community Project, in which readers from across the globe showed us a little insight into their vector process. Today we bring you the results of this project with incredible wire frames from our readers!Read More…
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    Vector Community Project: Show Us Your Wire Frames!Wireframe preview
    In this project, we want our vector community to show us your wire frames and give us a sneak peak into your vector masterpieces.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Back to School Special: 30 Easy Adobe Photoshop TutorialsBacktoschool ps
    In this article we're bringing you a roundup of 30 incredible Adobe Photoshop Tutorials to inspire your learning as a beginner.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Project Showcase: Creative Selfies - Part ThreeSelfie preview part3
    Taking a look at Part Three of the Design & Illustration Creative Selfie Community Project here on Tuts+.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Community Project Showcase: Creative Selfies—Part TwoCreative selfie part two
    Check out part two in the Design & Illustration Community Showcase for our Creative Selfie Project!Read More…