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Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

Another month in the books, which means another monthly roundup is due. The perfect one stop shop for the best fresh latest photoshop and illustrator tutorials. The roundup includes a collection of must read articles from how to create a web style guide to 10 killer tips on how to create a portfolio. Theres a collection of some really good articles and design tutorials in this months round up.

I hope you enjoy the post and would love for you to share any web articles you read this month, or maybe even written yourself in the comments section below.

Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a camouflage or “camo” fabric text effect in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to use some Photoshop filters and create patterns with them. Then you will learn how to use the patterns with layer styles to create the final result.fabric Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

Surreal Collage Style Artwork in Photoshop

Traditional artists sometimes used paint or pastels to add colour to their work, so we’ll do the same with pixels. Then to mimic the analogue reproduction methods originally used, we’ll distress the result with some effects that mimic bad photocopy prints with high noise and harsh contrast.collage Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

This tutorial will show you how to use layer styles, noise and grunge textures, and adjustment layers to create a grungy halftone retro text effect.grune retro Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make disintegrating human effect in Photoshop. We will turn a stand female model photo into a dark, mysterious disintegrating portrait of a witch. Custom Photoshop brushes will be the main tool of this tutorial.human effect 1 Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

Illustrator

How to Create a School Bus Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

For starters you will learn how to create the main bus components using basic tools and vector shape building techniques along with the Pathfinder palette. Next you will learn how to add details, shading and highlights for your bus to give it more of a 3D look.yellow bus Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

In the following steps you will learn how to create a simple Western text effect in Adobe Illustrator.wild text Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

Design a Seamless Pattern with Fresh Avocado in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, we will learn simple and effective ways of creating a flat-style avocado using simple geometric shapes. Then we’ll use the Pattern Tool of Adobe Illustrator to build a vivid and diverse seamless pattern, adding leaves and other generic elements.avacdo Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool and Gradient Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create a beautiful red rose, and you’ll also learn how to recolor it!rose Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

Web and Design articles

The quick and dirty business guide to SSL certificates for WordPress website owners

Everyone on the World Wide Web is talking about SSL certificates. And has been doing it increasingly for the past months, at least. The reason? Google and its ever-changing algorithms. Specifically, one of the latest actions Google had taken to fight fraudulent, insecure websites and pages is to label non-HTTPS pages as “not secure”:https Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

Best Design Advice No One Ever Gave Me

hroughout life, you hear the cheesy saying, “quality over quantity.” In most situations this is good advice. Not in the design world.best design advice Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

How To Create a Web Design Style Guide

Creating websites is getting more and more complex and is usually not a one person job. It is important to ensure that design is consistent and optimized to meet business objectives and create enjoyable experiences for users.style guide Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

How to Free Yourself From Creative Block

Every creative worker knows blocks. In the worst case, the creative block, you won’t get anything done at all. But what happens when a block basically focuses on a single area? Designer Ben Evans portrays his case of UX-burnout.creative block Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

The Basics of Email Design

Have you ever wondered why can’t you use the same fancy design in your email templates as on your website? Read on below and you’ll learn the basics / limitations of email design.email design Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

10 tips for building a killer portfolio website

Give your work that extra edge online with this illustrated guide to creating a portfolio site that stands out from the crowd.portfolio Best of the web for Design and Web Development March 2017

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