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Best of the web for Design and Web Development January 2019

Ending the first month of the year in our usual fashion by featuring the latest Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials created in January 2019. The tutorials include unique text effect, which are simply jaw dropping. We have also included some great web and design articles from on page SEO to learning Google tag manager. I hope you enjoy the round up.

Illustrator

Create a Grungy 3D Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a grungy 3D text effect in Adobe Illustrator.

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Serve Up Sweetness With Your Own Cake Vector!

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a grungy 3D text effect in Adobe Illustrator.

 

 

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Create an Easy Stipple Illustrator Brush From Scratch

Create a quick and easy set of stipple Illustrator brush files perfect for craeting vector flash art designs ready for tattoos, posters, and more! The techniques explored in this tutorial can be applied to other styles of brush creation as well.

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Use a Pattern Rope Brush to Create a Rope Text Effect in Illustrator

In the following steps, you will learn how to create a pretty simple rope brush in Illustrator and how to use it to create a nice text effect.

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Photoshop

How to Make a 3D Text Effect in Photoshop

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a grungy 3D text effect in Adobe Illustrator.

 

 

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How to Create a Stylish, Glowing Outline Text Effect in Photoshop

How to create an electric Photoshop text effect. You will see how to outline text in Photoshop and use brushes and patterns to create a cool, unique text effect.

 

 

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How To Create a Funny Caricature Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Have some fun transforming yourself, your family members or your work colleagues into a bobblehead style caricature with this step-by-step tutorial for Adobe Photoshop. We’ll make use of Photoshop’s image manipulation techniques to exaggerate the features of a portrait photograph to give it a funny cartoon-like appearance. Since we’re using a photograph as the source, rather than illustrating the caricature by hand, it retains degree of realism and retains a strong resemblance to the subject.

 

 

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Grand Theft Auto (GTA 5) Effect in Photoshop

Have some fun transforming yourself, your family members or your work colleagues into a bobblehead style caricature with this step-by-step tutorial for Adobe Photoshop. We’ll make use of Photoshop’s image manipulation techniques to exaggerate the features of a portrait photograph to give it a funny cartoon-like appearance. Since we’re using a photograph as the source, rather than illustrating the caricature by hand, it retains degree of realism and retains a strong resemblance to the subject.

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Web and design articles

How to Get Clarity For Your Design Process

When you start a new design project with a client, it’s exciting! Your first instinct may be to jump head-first into the process and start making things. But a few weeks down the road and things might change. Your client might disapprove of all the concepts, or make cuts on budget and time.

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Growing a SaaS Company – How We Reached the Magical First 1,000 Customers

Challenges and lessons we’ve learned while growing our SaaS company.

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On-Page SEO for 2019 – Whiteboard Friday

Challenges and lessons we’ve learned while growing our SaaS company.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager has come a long way since its release in 2012. Throughout the years, the interface terminology has changed, and additional features have been added that make it much easier to use. Tim Allen’s previous post on “Getting to Grips with Google Tag Manager” gives a great introduction for the 2014 features at a time when GTM was more difficult for beginners. But now many features have been condensed and simplified, such as “Tags, Rules and Macros” which is now “Tags, Triggers, and Variables.”

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How To Learn CSS

You don’t need to commit to memorizing every CSS Property and Value, as there are good places to look them up. There are some fundamental things, however, which will make CSS much easier for you to use. This article aims to guide you along your path of learning CSS.

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Blog Comments Are Dead. Or Are They?

Blog post comments are dead. Or wait, they’re back. They’re definitely a pain. But also maybe they’re worth it?

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