Friday, June 26, 2009

50 Dirty, Filthy Grunge Photoshop Effects

The grunge movement in design combines rips, tears, decay, smears and scratches to form a dark and gritty result. Here is a collection of fifty of the best ever Photoshop grunge tutorials for your enjoyment and education.

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

11 Tutorials for creating business cards

This selection of tutorials will show you some techniques for designing business cards, as well as give you all the information you need to get set up the right way to make the design a success.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Introduction to CSS video.

Very informative video from the people at Adobe.com

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

MAC Photoshop brush preview software

Brush Pilot™ is a fast and easy application for previewing Adobe® Photoshop® and Adobe Photoshop Elements Brushes (.abr), built exclusively for Mac OS X. Brush Pilot is designed to save you time by allowing you to instantly preview your brushes without having to load them into Photoshop.

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Create Neo-Constructivist Poster in PS-Video

Constructivism is about using bright colors, playing with lightness, perspective, geometrical forms, besides photo montage techniques and digital collage. This video explains the process


Thursday, June 18, 2009

18 Awesome text affect tutorials

This is a collection of my favorite Photoshop text effects that look pretty sweet. I would recommend experimenting with these styles if your looking for something a little bit different.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Creative web footer designs!

Website designs have so many different elements that work together to convey information in a usable and organized manner. For a website to be effective, every element on the page, from the header to the footer, needs to add to its overall usability and readability.

In this article, we’ll take a look at the footer and see what exactly makes for a good website footer. Keep in mind that just because the footer is at the bottom of the page doesn’t mean you should slack off with good design practice.

We’ll look at what to include in footers, the importance of site maps, usability practices and styling ideas and trends. Here are almost 50 well-designed footers to give you ideas and inspiration for your own footer designs.

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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Logo inspiration with Type!

I love logos! They encompass so much branding identity into one tiny graphic. They are incredibly difficult to create, but when done correctly, they stand the test of time. Well-created logos often look seamless and effortless, but you can be sure that a ton of time went into the planning, research and development.

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Friday, June 12, 2009

Candy coated text tutorial


In this tutorial I’ll teach you how to make a web 2.0 logo so damn sugary sweet it’ll give your website a cavity.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

30 Photoshop Video Tutorials in graphic design

Sit back, relax. Watch and learn from the pros of graphic design, as they show you advanced Photoshop techniques, taking the simplest elements and creating something beautiful as well as tutorials on advanced drawing and illustration techniques.

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Sunday, June 7, 2009

How to make tiled backgrounds super easy!

There are lots of background image generator sites out there, but this one is just so easy and simple, I felt compelled to say something about it. I’m not sure how long it’s been around, but BgPatterns.com makes it super easy to make a seamless tiled background image. There are plenty of elegant controls for the user including rotation, texture, color, opacity and more. So if you’re in the market for a seamless tile, or just want to save a little time, I recommend this site to anyone.

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Must see!!! Creative photographs that inspire

This is a mix of some creative advertisements, creative photo manipulation and just some stunning photography in general.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Free copy of Adobe Coldfusion 8 for students and educators

Get a free copy of Adobe Coldfusion 8 if you are a student, faculty, or staff at an eligible educational institution, a $1,299 value!
Here's the scoop: Adobe ColdFusion 8 for Education is available for free to educational customers to use for learning purposes only and not for production purposes. This includes all qualified students, faculty and staff of eligible education institutions.

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