Best Of Web And Design In May 2012
- May 31st, 2012
This months roundup has to be my personal favourite from this year. There seemed to have been a drought of good Photoshop tutorials of as late, but really have seen some fantastic one this month. A great a collection of some free design resources, which i recommend you download, their pretty awesome.
What’s your favourite article featured in the online web community throughout may ? Would love to hear in the comments below.
Leica is considered one of the most prestigious camera brands. In this tutorial, you will draw one of the most notable Leica cameras in Photoshop, the Leica M1.
So in this tutorial it will show you a simple animation using the new timeline and some light effect tricks. The whole process is super simple and won’t take you more than 20 minutes.
In this tutorial you will explain how to create a metallic copper text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!
In this Photoshop tutorial, It will show you the steps I took to Design a “Letter Drops into Water” Typographic Effect in Photoshop. This is intermediate level Photoshop tutorial, have a try!
Adobe Illustrator can be a little tricky to get your hands around, particularly after getting used to the workflow of applications like Photoshop. The differences between layer use and the creation of objects and shapes can be really strange at first hand.
Adobe Illustrator can be a little tricky to get your hands around, particularly after getting used to the workflow of applications like Photoshop. The differences between
In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic lifebuoy graphic. You’ll start with a bunch of concentric circles and some basic vector shape building techniques. Once we create the starting shapes we’ll continue with some Pathfinder options, several Warp and Gaussian Blur effects plus some basic masking techniques.
You no longer need to know complex geometric construction techniques to create a detailed and precise graphics. All you need is theSubScribe plugin which is free to all DrawScribe, VectorScribe and Phantasm CS v2 customers! It will make all the calculations for you.
Web design articles
CSS3 has changed the way of representing websites, with lots of advanced properties like border-radius, box-shadow, border-image, transform etc. CSS3 gives web designers complete independence to achieve the desired results. CSS3 has opened up many exciting options to refresh the creativity levels of a designer. Despite being futuristic web styling technology, CSS3 has not yet been accepted completely, or in other words we can say CSS3 still has a long way to go to prove itself to the entire community of web designers.
If you’re just curious about how to use CSS Gradients, this is the place for you. You’ll start with the basics of syntax to very advanced effects with lots of tips and examples.
Guest blogging is currently among the most popular marketing tactics, and you can be sure findguides on guest blogging almost anywhere you go online.
I recently had the pleasure of spending two weeks in Malaysia at the 2012 Envato Meetup. What a place! During our stay there I took the opportunity to glance over my colleagues’ shoulders, picking up tips and tricks as they worked. Here are five brilliant web design tips from the Envato team which I reckon you’ll love.
A free texture pack that’s a little different, but I hope it will help you create some cool effects in your artworks. This pack contains 6 high resolution plastic wrap textures that are not only handy for creating packaged product effects, but can also be used to add some cool grungy distress marks to your designs.
Euro 2012 is around the corner and what could be better to kick off this amazing football tournament with our readers than offering a set of football social media icons!
This free resource contains 20 soft blurred background textures. These images are great for web use, or as a product display. The patterns are beautiful and abstract. The download also includes a PSD file containing all of the images in separate layers so that you can edit the reflection layer, adjust blending modes, or invert the color tones.
If you’ve been looking for a simple but versatile set of stone grunge textures, these should suit you well. Each one is 4500×3000 and will work great as stand-alone background or as one element of a texture-build.