Best Of Web And Design In February 2013


This is the best of web another great month with some awesome tutorials, alongside some great articles worth the reading. I hope you enjoy this blog post, and look forward reading your comments below.

Illustrator Tutorials

How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustratorcorn

In this tutorial we are going to draw a cute corn illustration, with the use of Pathfinder panel, basic shape tools and some Blends for the color palette, so lets get started.

How to Create a Detailed Lighter in Adobe Illustratorlighter

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed lighter illustration in Adobe Illustrator. First, you’ll learn how to create pixel perfect shapes using the Rectangle or the Ellipse Tools along with the grid and the snap to grid option. Next, you’ll see how you can add depth and shading for your shapes using complex gradients, the Pathfinder options and some basic blending techniques. For the final touches you will learn how to create your own pattern and how to make it a part of your final piece.

How to Create Vector Polygonal Background Quickly Using Triangulatorbg

Polygonal Art Style became very popular over last year. It is often used in printing, designing T-shit, cell-phone backgrounds and websites. In our today’s tutorial we will learn how to create quickly vector polygonal background with the help of web based tool and Adobe Illustrator.

How to Create a Detailed Goldfish Couple with Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial it will show you how to create a couple of detailed goldfish using Adobe Illustrator. I’ll be showing your how to create a simple scale effect and then how to create a bulging effect around the abdomen. Finishing off with a quick way to create some stylized bubbles.

Photoshop Tutorials

How to Create Amazing Valentine’s Day BackgroundVALENTINES-BG

It show you how use custom brushes, shapes and Layer styles in Photoshop CS6 to create eye catching Valentine’s Day background. Layered PSD file included.

Tutorial on retro comic book effect in photoshopcomic-book

In this tutorial you will learn how to apply the retro comic book effect to an image. Impress your friends by giving your photos retro comic effect!

Create an abstract collage effectabstract-mannipulations

In this tutorial you will learn how to apply the retro comic book effect to an image. Impress your friends by giving your photos retro comic effect!

Create a Valentine’s Day-Inspired 3D Text Effect Using Filter Forge and Photoshoplove

In this tutorial, you will combine Filter Forge and Photoshop to create a wood textured 3D text effect with a simple red glass heart.

Web And Design Articles

How to Add Menu Descriptions in Your WordPress Themes


WordPress menu system has a built-in feature where you can add descriptions with menu items. However, this feature is hidden by default. Even when enabled, displaying them is not supported without adding some code. Most themes are not designed with menu-item descriptions in mind. In this article we will show you how to enable menu descriptions in WordPress and how to add menu descriptions in your WordPress themes.

15+ of the Most Common WordPress Mistakeswordpress-mistakes

Trying to know a bit more about WordPress is very essential when it comes to helping you delve into the code to create a better site at its most basic level, WordPress is simply point and click. Making mistakes is normal and sometimes unavoidable.

Stir up Your Own Delicious Sass Mixinssass

Sass is designed to help write CSS faster; mixins are of the features that make it possible. Several heavyweight libraries exist with complex formulas for every situation, but today I’m going to show how to stir up your own mixins that complement existing workflows.

8 Myths About How Blind People Use the Internetblind-people

As a frontend developer of course I’d heard about accessibility. I’d always followed best practices when creating web content that shouldn’t have any problems being read by a screenreader. Like so many other developers in my position though I’d never actually tried a screenreader myself.


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  • YourDesignPick

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