Thursday, April 30, 2009

1000 Free Photoshop brushes! High quality..:)

Hundreds of thousands of incredible Adobe Photoshop brush sets are all over the web. Due to this phenomenally vast amount of Photoshop brushes available, you can now add patches of dirt, rust, floral effect, swirls, mold, oil stains in your artworks and photos to give them an aged, damaged, dreamy or any look you want.

Here is a great collection I'm sure you will enjoy!

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Saturday, April 25, 2009

ProTips for Improving Photoshop’s Performance

In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at the Photoshop Preferences to increase our Performance. With more and more features and important improvements, Photoshop gets more effective than ever.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Comprehensive Introduction to the Type Tool

Who doesn't know the Type Tool? This is maybe one of the most powerful and useful tools of Photoshop. We've all used it at least once, but do you know all its potential?

Here is a comprehensive collection of Text/Type stats to expand your knowledge.

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Monday, April 20, 2009

30 Text effects tutorials for Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator provides designers with an excellent opportunity for creating amazing effects with text. This post features 30 of the best tutorials on the subject.

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Sunday, April 19, 2009

29 Great Free Textures

Check out this great selection right know! From organic to metal rust, this list has lots of great textures.

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Button Design Showcase

Button design is something that may be considered a small detail and doesn’t often get a lot of attention, but well-designed buttons can make a big difference in the overall look of a site. In this post we’ll look at 40 buttons that come in a variety of shapes, sizes, styles and colors.

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Monday, April 13, 2009

25 Photoshop Tutorials for Working with Textures

Being able to work with texture in Photoshop gives you endless possibilities for your design. There are a variety of different approaches when it comes to adding texture, some are simple and others are more advanced. The 25 tutorials featured in this post will help you to learn a number of different techniques that can be used in your own design.

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Free 10 week Adobe InDesign class online..

Starting this May, CreativeTechs is offering a free, 10-week, worldwide, InDesign course. To make this happen, they need at least 1,000 people signed up to participate, so help spread the word!

Click here to enroll!

Saturday, April 4, 2009

99 Resources for Web 2.0 Design

This is a HUGE list of various Web 2.0 resources.

View list here!

35 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop Brushes

For Photoshop users, downloading free brushes and creating your own custom brushes can quickly help you to achieve more effective results and improve productivity and efficiency at the same time. There are essentially unlimited options when working with brushes, so it’s a skill that can always be further developed.

Regardless of your skill level in working with brushes you should find some tutorials here for you. Some cover the basic uses and functionality of brushes, some will teach you various ways to create your own custom brushes, and some will help you to develop your skills by using them as an integral part of a design.

Scroll to mid page and find link of the right column.

50 Essential Photoshop Text Tutorials

Here is a great collection of various creative text effects.
Simply wonderful!

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45 Photo Editing Tutorials for Photoshop

If you’re looking to improve a website by using Photoshop to enhance a photo to make it clearer, more interesting, or more exciting, here are 45 of the best tutorials to show you some of the possibilities.

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How to give a great first impression of your website

When a new visitor comes to your website for the first time an initial impression will be formed pretty quickly. A good first impression will drastically increase the chances of that visitor returning again, and a bad first impression will be difficult to overcome.

This list looks at 21 factors that will influence your visitor’s impression within moments of arriving at your site. These are just some of the factors, not a comprehensive list. Feel free to list some others in the comments that you think should be included. Here they are, in no particular order.

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30 Creative Website Headers

One of the first things new visitors will notice upon arriving at your website is your header. Some sites are able to make an excellent first impression by featuring an artistic or creative header. This mini gallery post is a collection of some of the more inspiring headers out there.


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Friday, April 3, 2009

4 Free video clips from on Photoshop CS4

Here are four sample clips from the Photoshop CS4 for the web training series, Photoshop CS4 For The Web with Jan Kabili.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

50 lessons in graphic design theory

While many of us can create something that looks good in Photoshop or attractive when spliced into CSS, but do we actually understand the design theory behind what we create? Theory is the missing link for many un-trained but otherwise talented designers. Here are 50 excellent graphic design theory lessons to help you understand the ‘Whys’, not just the ‘Hows’.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Photoshop Scripts>>Part 1

Whether it's automating tedious tasks, customizing commands, or adding new features, scripting makes almost anything possible in Adobe Photoshop.
Part one...

A few Photoshop Tips for Beginners

These Photoshop beginner tips and shortcuts address some of the most common things you will do in Photoshop. Learning them will save you lots of time down the road.

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