Mirko Santangelo
Mirko Santangelo is an award-winning graphic designer, from Italy. Mirko is passionate about learning and teaching Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. To learn more about him you can follow him on Facebook, Twitter or visit Mirkosantangelo.com.
Tutorials
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Tasty Cupcake Icon in PhotoshopPreview
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    In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a tasty cupcake icon in Photoshop. We will start with a sketch and then add color, texture, and shading to create an icon that looks good enough to eat. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a 1990's Era Mobile Phone Icon in PhotoshopPreview
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    In this tutorial we will explain how to create a 1990's era mobile phone icon in Photoshop using a photo as a reference. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Mobile App Icon in PhotoshopPreview
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    This tutorial is part of a three-part series explaining how to design UI elements for mobile applications in Photoshop. In this part, we will explain how to design an icon for your mobile device's home screen. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Evil 3D Monkey Icon in PhotoshopPreview
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    When creating icons, many designers struggle to decide how much detail to include. Should the icon be simple or complex? In this tutorial, we'll create a detailed 3D monkey icon using a photo of a toy monkey as a reference. In the process, we'll add texture and lighting.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Photo Effects Week: Create a Fantasy Miniature World in PhotoshopPreview1
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    This week we are celebrating the launch of PhotoDune, Envato's new stock photography website with a series of photo effect and photo manipulation tutorials that showcase the images from our new marketplace. In this tutorial we'll demonstrate how to create a miniature world using some interesting techniques. Many of the photos used in this tutorial are available for free for Psd Premium Members. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Detailed Camera Icon in PhotoshopPreview
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    Icons can be a lot of fun to create. Simple icons are relatively easy to create but more realistic icons can be quite challenging. In today's tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a detailed Fuji X100 camera icon in Photoshop. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Sweet Donut Icon in Photoshop from ScratchPreview
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    In this icon design tutorial we will learn how to make a sweet and tasty donut icon from an initial sketch. So let's begin, and remember: don't try to bite the screen!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a "Minion" Character From the Despicable Me MoviePreview
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    Let’s face it, those minion characters from Despicable Me were pretty darned cute. In today’s tutorial, we will use Photoshop and Illustrator to create a cute minion character. Let’s get started!Read More…