Best Of Web And Design In September 2012
TimothyBlake • October 1st, 2012
A great round-up of the best design tutorials, and articles published on the on-line design community. The perfect resource every designer needs to further develop there design skills. I hope you enjoy the round-up , and would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section.
One of the biggest movies at the moment is the Judge Dredd remake, which is obviously the inspiration for this tutorial. Follow this step by step guide to create yourself an awesome judge’s badge design with Adobe illustrator and Photoshop. You’ll create the basic artwork in Illustrator before moving over to Photoshop for colouring and texturing.
It’s amazing to see that such amazing images are most of the times done by simple techniques. This tutorial will show you how to achieve similar effect using Photoshop with Masks and Layer Effects. It’s an intermediate tutorial but I am sure you will have so much fun doing as we did.
You will learn how to create a cassette tape illustration from scratch in Photoshop.
In this tutorial we will show you how to make a neon text effect in Photoshop using layer styles and textures.
Clean and modern 3D type is a cool effect, and it’s surprisingly quick and easy to create. With the combination of Photoshop and Illustrator, this effect is can be created in minutes.
In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a stylized navigation bar. You will learn how to use the Appearance Panel to style a navigation bar, and how to use the Slice Tool to cut and export the images so they can be used as part of a website.
Recently I’ve been admiring the artwork over at RayGun52.com, which hosts 52 cool ray gun concepts from various designers. This gave me the inspiration to create a ray gun design of my own, so follow this step by step Illustrator to see the design process of my vector linework ray gun illustration, and learn how I use varied line weights to define the various elements.
Do you want to illustrate an umbrella? If yes then let’s get started and you will undoubtedly learn the excellent Illustrator tools and create you own impressive and stunning artworks! Open the Illustrator program, create there the new document and let’s begin
Web And Design Articles
For each and every new client, and new project, it seems that the request for compatibility among mobile devices is rising. Smartphones are at their peak in popularity, and the popularity of devices like iPads, Kindles, and other medium-sized handheld devices are nearly there too. We don’t need to stress the importance ofmobile-friendly websites, and how responsive design can help solve the problem anymore; that’s a given.
A web designer certainly has to memorize a lot of stuff related to his work. Talking about CSS, it has many declarations that can enable you to transform the design of your website and open up more possibilities which are harder to take care of while using the conventional techniques.
Congratulations to the newest Power Elite author Orman Clark! Orman has been a member of the Envato community for 2 years and in that time has surpassed $1,000,000+ worth of sales! He reached this milestone in the last month and has worked exceedingly hard to get there. We are so proud to have him as a leader in our community.
Only few of us have the skills to innovate alone. Web designers prefer joining organizations, where everybody pools his expertise with the others’ expertise, and work with collaboration to pursue goals that are sometimes impossible to achieve individually. It is the responsibility of the web designing company to set up an efficient infrastructure of support and co-ordination to establish a worthy innovation environment for the web designers.
Have you ever wondered how other designers do their jobs? How do they come up with incredible ideas? What tools do they use to get their tasks done? How do they manage their time?
Graphical User Interfaces, commonly known as GUIs are used by designers to represent information and actions available to a user through visual indicators and graphical icons. Many different variations of GUIs are readily available on the web, as designers always like to try out new GUI sets to suit their projects.
This set of brushes and vectors includes 20 drips. These are great for adding grungy paint effects to your artwork. Make anything look painted with the click of a button.
Television has been one of the great inventions for human in terms of entertainment. Today, we are happy to release a new set of social media icons on Onextrapixel. This release is a set of 20 social media icons in a television set designed exclusively for our readers by the designers at Design Article Writers. Get ready to be entertained with these icons!
The term Grunge generally refers to a subgenre of alternative rock music that emerged during the mid-1980s. The genre was inspired by hardcore punk, heavy metal and indie rock and is characterized by distorted electric guitars, contrasting song dynamics and apathetic or angst-filled lyrics.