Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

TimothyBlake • July 1st, 2013

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Our monthly tradition continues with a round up of the best Photoshop and illustrator tutorials from the online design community, as well as some really good web design articles certainly worth reading. It was a pleasure putting together this edition of our monthly. I hope you enjoy the compilation, as there’s some great articles and resources to read through.

 

Photoshop tutorials

How to Create Colorful Wooden 3D Textwoodentexteffect Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

Photoshop is a powerful tool for creating all sorts of imagery but it does have its limitations. While Photoshop does have some fantastic tools for creating 3D text, there are other applications that are often better suited for the job. That is why many illustrators use a combination of Photoshop and some other 3D application to help create 3D text. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Cinema 4D to create wooden 3D text and then how to use Photoshop to add the final touches.

How To Create a Lomography Photo Effect in Photoshoplomo Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

Lomography and the lomo effect is massively popular in Photography circles. The origins of the lomo effect come from a budget Russian camera called the Lomo LC-A, but we can recreate the imagery produced by this little cheap camera on our own digital photos with the help of Photoshop. Follow this step by step Photoshop tutorial to easily give your photos the vibrant characteristics of lomography.

Elegant Glossy Gold Text Effectthinkgold Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

This tutorial will show you an easy way to create a luxurious super glossy golden text effect using layer styles, a filter, and a simple brush.

Create a Glowing 3D Text Effect With Filter Forge and Photoshopglow1 Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

This tutorial will show you an easy way to create a luxurious super glossy golden text effect using layer styles, a filter, and a simple brush.

Illustrator tutorials

Create a Colorful Logo Design in Adobe Illustratorlogo Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

You will be learning how to create a nice simple colorful logo with Adobe Illustrator. To complete our logo design we will be combine a few simple shapes. With some very simple linear gradients we will try to increase the depth and to create an eye catching design.

Create a Five Color T-Shirt Design Ready for Print in Adobe Illustratortshirtillustration Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

In this tutorial I’d like to share with you how to use Adobe Illustrator to complete a design for the particular purpose of being printed on a piece of clothing. I’ll be sharing tips and tricks I’ve learned during my time designing for apparel and using simple techniques in Illustrator to achieve this – nothing complicated!

How to Create an Aerial View Illustration of a Car in Adobe Illustratorcar Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

In this tutorial I’d like to share with you how to use Adobe Illustrator to complete a design for the particular purpose of being printed on a piece of clothing. I’ll be sharing tips and tricks I’ve learned during my time designing for apparel and using simple techniques in Illustrator to achieve this – nothing complicated!

How to Create a Pattern Brush in Adobe Illustratorchain Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple chain pattern brush in Adobe Illustrator.

How to Draw Complex Folds and Ruffles in Fabric and Clothingriffles Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

Generally speaking, intricate designs all start with very simple shapes and are easy to create once you know how, but unless you know where to begin, it can prove to be challenging. This tutorial guides you through fabric movement and folds, continuing on to creating a few simple features of more intricate clothing design, which can then be used alongside each other to build up to a higher level of drawing clothing. This tutorial builds on the knowledge gained from my previous clothing tutorial, which was aimed at beginners.

Web and design articles

Become a Better, Faster Front-End Developerfrontend Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

You’ve got some killer CSS chops (cross browser even), perhaps you’ve been a Photoshop expert for years, and you’ve got enough jQuery knowledge to make almost any chained animation go smoothly.

Getting started with Bourbonbourbon Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

Bourbon is a mixin library for the Sass preprocessor language. We’ll get it installed, include it in a project and try out a few of its features

Tips for Building Your First Web Appfirstwebapp Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

As someone who creates web apps (both for myself and for clients), I’ve learned a few things throughout my journey that have helped me get the best results for the time and resources I have.

What Are You Using?whatareyouusing Best Of Web And Design In June 2013

We spend a lot of time following the thought leaders in web development, in many cases using the tools and libraries they’ve built, reading the posts they’ve written, articulating cool techniques they’ve learned, and in some cases, attending the defining conference for a specific language. But wouldn’t it be great to learn what they focus on and what they use to build such awesomeness?

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