Pixel patterns roundup

May 25th, 2010

Simple pixel patterns can help to polish a design very easily. There are lots of useful sources for them.
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Posted in Freebies, Patterns | 223 Comments »

Snowy blue texture

May 25th, 2010

blue texture
Here’s an abstract blue texture, reminiscent of winter, snow and coldness.
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Photoshop brushes: paper

May 14th, 2010

Playing around with textures, resizing them, blending, etc can take up a lot of time. Sometimes a brush will do great in a pinch.
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Posted in Brushes, Freebies | 226 Comments »

Making web design layouts with Photoshop

May 10th, 2010

Practice your skills with these step-by-step tutorials written by other designers. Even if you feel fairly confident in your own skills, seeing somebody else’s technique of doing things can be helpful.
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Posted in Photoshop, Tutorials | 268 Comments »

Colorful paper texture

May 3rd, 2010

paper texture
Textures are great elements in any design. They help convey a mood very easily and add a bit of dimension. continue reading

Posted in Freebies, Textures | 165 Comments »

Shiny bokeh tutorial

May 3rd, 2010

Bokeh looks really charming in photographs when out-of-focus lights are sparkling and blurry. It’s very easy to create your own digital bokeh effect in Photoshop continue reading

Posted in Photoshop, Tutorials | 173 Comments »

Grunge paper texture

May 2nd, 2010

paper texture This type of texture can be useful when working on designs based on the world around to help them become more realistic.

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Posted in Freebies, Textures | 221 Comments »

Typography with character

April 30th, 2010

Whether in print or web design, good typography is essential. The right typeface, color and type treatment makes it possible to present a message well. continue reading

Posted in Inspiration, Typography, Webdesign | 209 Comments »

5 tips for being more productive and less overworked

April 29th, 2010

There are several ways to improve your daily routine and work hard without going crazy.

1. Take breaks often. Divide your time into 1-2 hour-long sessions and 15 minute breaks in between. It’ll help keep your enthusiasm longer and you won’t get tired so quickly. continue reading

Posted in Articles, Tips | 216 Comments »

Rainbow bokeh wallpaper

April 26th, 2010

bokeh A digital bokeh effect is simple to make and looks quite effective too. You can download a wallpaper for your desktop here. continue reading

Posted in Freebies, Wallpapers | 29 Comments »

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