Design Essentials 3: Accepting Criticism

Show Summary | Posted by prestondlee 2147 days ago | Category: Web Design

First, it’s important to understand that there is good criticism and bad criticism. Accepting criticism does not mean you have to happily endure personal insults, rudeness, or pointless pin-pricking from anyone. This is bad criticism. A good critic–or one who offers constructive criticism–will build you up as a person, make meaningful suggestions, and
help you reach your full potential. This is

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Essential Mobile News You May Have Missed

Show Summary | Posted by rancea 2146 days ago | Category: Web Design

It’s no secret that the mobile space is exploding. Smart phones are becoming a common sight everywhere, no longer reserved for geeks or tech junkies, there’s a smart phone for everyone. When I first got my iPhone 3G a year and a half ago, I was still early enough to be one of the cool kids. Now I see 40 something mom’s in the airport with them, fifteen year old kids are carrying around $700 phone

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How Can We Improve the Design Community?

Show Summary | Posted by bakadkos 2152 days ago | Category: Web Design

The amount of noise in the online design community is incredible. By noise, I mean distraction. Distracting content that is just whizzing around in cyberspace not really adding any value to anyone or anything.

Actually there is so much noise, that it is almost deafening. Due to this, it is becoming increasingly difficult to filter out what is useful from what is, well…rubbish.

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Combine Renders and Light Effects for Awesome Results | Design.CreativeFan

Show Summary | Posted by Brukhar 2145 days ago | Category: Tutorials

In this tutorial, we are going to extract the ability of Photoshop tools to make an epic piece of digital art. We’ll look at how to manipulate a pre-made render into the composition, as well as how to utilize blending modes, gradients and the liquify tool to achieve a brilliant abstract result.

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Create a Glass Text effect in Photoshop and Shatter it | Richworks

Show Summary | Posted by richworks 2145 days ago | Category: Tutorials

There are some great effects you can achieve using Ph0toshop and there are so many tutorials on the web to show us how. The most under-appreciated text affect

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Implementing A Good Redesign: Advices And Examples

Show Summary | Posted by smashingshare 2146 days ago | Category: Web Design

Redesigning a website can be very satisfying and very stimulating for a web designer. A redesign consists of objectively improving the aesthetics or the structure of a website and, with the use of new elements or content, giving a new form or a new identity to the site

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Exclusive Interview with LogoMoose Creator Dirk Leys

Show Summary | Posted by Ascendancy 2145 days ago | Category: Identity & Branding

I’ve been checking out the site for a while now, mostly when I’m working on design mockups for site’s. The inspiration on the site seems never-ending and I have nothing but good things to say about it. I had a talk with the site’s creator and designer Dirk Leys, and he had a few great things to say about the site.

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50+ beautiful Business Cards & Resources

Show Summary | Posted by inspirebit 2164 days ago | Category: Identity & Branding

Do you have a Creative Job?, Yes? well then you really need a Creative Business Card! It’s very important to have a special Business Card especially in a Creative Job. So check out these wonderful pieces of Paper and get Inspired!

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Monthly Texture | 6 Wood Bark Textures for FREE « Artfans Design

Show Summary | Posted by fandy 2145 days ago | Category: Photography

6 free wood bark textures with hope it can be useful for your next design.

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8 Tutorials To Make You Fully Understand 3D Lighting In CG

Show Summary | Posted by kylescousin 2145 days ago | Category: Tutorials

It's essential for any CG artist to know how to properly light a scene. Here's a collection of eight high-quality tutorials that will acquaint you with the basics of 3D lighting and perhaps give you some ideas for your next project.

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Human Photo Manipulation: 50 Amazing Artworks

Show Summary | Posted by uzair21 2145 days ago | Category: Photography

Photo manipulation is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something alluring, unexpected and totally out of the box.

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Icons and the Web – Part 1: Why they Matter

Show Summary | Posted by echoenduring 2145 days ago | Category: Web Design

This is the first article in a six part series, in which we will discuss various aspects of using icons for the web! This particular article looks at what icons are and why they can be an important addition, both in terms of usability and aesthetics.

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How To Create a Rockin’ Website Layout In Photoshop

Show Summary | Posted by jonphillips 2146 days ago | Category: Tutorials

In this Photoshop tutorial we're going create a chocolate-looking website layout, As we go through the different steps, we'll deal with many techniques, some big typography, wood texturing, and so on. I hope you like this tutorial!

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6 jQuery documentation alternatives for quick implementation

Show Summary | Posted by designfreek 2148 days ago | Category: Web Design

The things that bugs a web developer is the way they have to find the right documentation for what we search for

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A Collection of Photoshop Business Card Tutorials and Free PSD Files

Show Summary | Posted by naldzgraphics 2146 days ago | Category: Tutorials

A Collection of Photoshop Business Card Tutorials and PSD that you will find helpful in creating your own business cards and a cool collection of business cards in PSD file

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