Best Of Web And Design In June 2011

TimothyBlake • June 30th, 2011

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A quiet month in terms of quality design tutorial been realised within June, but nerveless their has been some great high freebie certainly worth checking out. I would love to hear your thoughts on this months roundup and what’s your favourite article from the roundup.

Illustrator Tutorials

Create a Cool Vector Robot Character in Illustrator

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Looking to learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator? In this tutorial you’ll use various tools and techniques to create a simple vector robot character. With this robot being made of lots of basic shapes it makes for a great tutorial for beginners to get to grips with the Illustrator application.

Quick Tip: How to Create Colorful Neon Text with Adobe Illustratorneonglowtext Best Of Web And Design In June 2011

Looking to learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator? In this tutorial you’ll use various tools and techniques to create a simple vector robot character. With this robot being made of lots of basic shapes it makes for a great tutorial for beginners to get to grips with the Illustrator application.

How to Create a Realistic Soccer Ball in Adobe Illustrator

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In this tutorial you will demonstrate how to create realistic Soccer ball in Adobe Illustrator. Creating an illustration like this may seem complicated, but we will try to keep it simple. There are many different ways to create a Soccer ball, but we will use the simplest method – tracing the reference image with the Pen Tool. The main challenge will be to achieve a realistic look of the ball by using simple gradients and just a few details.

Create a Padlock with Adobe Illustrator and VectorScribe

In this tutorial you will learn how to use Shape Building, Clipping Paths and Opacity Masks to make a metallic Padlock. You will also learn how to use the VectorScribe Adobe Illustrator plug-in to save time when creating vector illustrations and designs.

 

Photoshop Tutorials

Create a Black Swan Inspired Movie Poster

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In this tutorial, you’ll look at how to create a Black Swan inspired movie poster.  You’ll see how to manipulate some stock images into a seamless design, add in elements for depth of field, and finish it all off.

Make a Retro Space Themed Poster in Photoshop

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Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, Soviet pilot and cosmonaut, was the first human being to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on April 12, 1961. In this step-by-step Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how to create a striking vintage-style poster design inspired by Yuri’s journey into space. We will combine stock photos, textures and brushes with blend mode techniques and filters on our way to achive the final design.

Create a Surreal Out of Bounds Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

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In this tutorial you will combine several images of water, animals, and people to create a surreal out of bounds photo manipulation in Photoshop.

How To Create a Retro Style Superman Book Cover

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Follow this step by step Illustrator and Photoshop tutorial to create a retro style book cover featuring a stylized vector illustration of Superman. We’ll create the Superman illustration with simple vector shapes before laying out the complete retro style book cover with textures in Photoshop.

 

Web Design And Design Articles

Five important lessons Mark Zuckerberg taught us about businessfacebook Best Of Web And Design In June 2011

You don’t get to 600 million friends without doing something spectacular. Mark Zuckerberg knows this more than anyone. But I wonder: do we have any hope of achieving similar success?

 

10 HTML Entity Crimes You Really Shouldn’t Commit

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It has been over a couple of years since I posted my HTML tag and usability crimes posts, both of which are amongst the most popular articles here on Line25. There’s something about this title people just can’t resist! Let’s take a look at ten crimes you may be committing in your HTML content. These won’t exactly land you a life sentence, but I bet almost every one of us will be guilty of at least one of these petty crimes.

Making and Maintaining Your Online Portfolio: Best Practices

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Nowadays, with Internet spreading its wings all over the globe, more and more people are switching from physical mediums of business promotion to online marketing. Email marketing is one of the best means of promoting your products and services online. It is also one of the oldest sources of business-to-business marketing used by virtually everyone.

Useful HTML-, CSS- and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

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Front-end development is a tricky beast. It’s not difficult to learn, but it’s quite difficult to master. There are just too many things that need to be considered; too many tweaks that might be necessary here and there; too many details to make everything just right. Luckily, developers and designers out there keep releasing useful tools and resources for all of us to learn, improve our skills and just get better at what we do. Such tools are valuable and helpful because they save our time, automate mundane tasks and hence help us focus on more important things.

Top 10 Git Tutorials for Beginners

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As a web designer or web developer, you’ve probably heard of Git before, a version control system that has had a swift ascension to ubiquity due in part to GitHub, a social code repository site.

 

10 Tips for Opening Your Next Blog Post

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It happens to me all the time—in fact it’s taken me about 15 minutes just to start this post. You know what topic you want to write about, and you might even have more main points in mind, but you just don’t know how to kick the post off!

 

Freebies

Seamless Pixel Patterns Vol. 2

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Up for grabs is another batch of our popular seamless pixel patterns. The download includes 20 repeatable patterns in PAT format for easy importing into Photoshop.

Calculator PSD icon

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Friends, today’s PSD download is an excellent calculator icon in PSD format. The electronic calculator icon comes in fully layered PSD file with each item of the graphic is organized in named folder. The calculator is also isolated on a transparent background as PNG icons format in sizes 512×512, 256×256, 128×128, 64×64 and 32×32. You can use the icons in your web design works. The free fonts used in the design work are Arial and Pocket Calculator. Scroll down and download thecalculator PSD file and icons and let me know your thoughts.

[Freebie] “Educons” Icon Set (PSD Included)

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To continue our grateful thanks to our readers and community in general, we are glad to release yet another freebie: Educons, an icon set with 15 quality educational related icons . These icons come in PNG format in 2 different sizes 128×128 and 64×64 pixels along with layered Photoshop PSD file of each icon.

Clean mono icons (vector PSD)

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To continue our grateful thanks to our readers and community in general, we are glad to release yet another freebie: Educons, an icon set with 15 quality educational related icons . These icons come in PNG format in 2 different sizes 128×128 and 64×64 pixels along with layered Photoshop PSD file of each icon.

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