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30 Excellent Pixel Art Tutorials For Pixel Lovers. If you’re born in 90s, I am sure that you have witnessed the glorious age of the pixel art.

30 Excellent Pixel Art Tutorials For Pixel Lovers

It exists on the old-school gaming platform, mobile phone and other digital devices. It’s one of the greatest technological inventions that dominate the digital world for several years, and now it rises again as a definitive art form within the artist community. Doing the pixel art could mean that you’re striving for perfection, as you even need to manually craft out the shading, dithering and even anti-aliasing. Inspiration. The Ultimate Guide to Color Theory for Designers. If a picture is worth 1000 words, then how much can we say about an interface?

The Ultimate Guide to Color Theory for Designers

Well it turns out quite a lot, and there’s often many different topics worthy of discussion. One such topic is color theory which comprises the basic techniques of picking a matching color series. The colors you choose when designing your website can convey different thoughts and emotions about your brand, so it’s imperative you choose the right colors for your brand. For example, if you were building a website about top beaches in the U.S. verses if you were creating an online store that offered daily deals like Groupon, you’d want to use very different color combinations when designing each site since they convey differing messages – one site conveys relaxation while the other conveys adrenaline pumping excitement for getting an awesome deal. This guide explores the subject of color relative to web and graphic design. The Purpose of Color. Create Vinyl Letters & Monograms WITHOUT a Machine! - The Creativity ExchangeThe Creativity Exchange. For months now, I have walked by an aisle at Hobby Lobby that displays all of the fabulous vinyl papers made specifically for a Cricut and other machines and I can’t help but drool.

Create Vinyl Letters & Monograms WITHOUT a Machine! - The Creativity ExchangeThe Creativity Exchange

You see, I’m Cricut-less {GASP}! I know, it’s tragic… A crafty chica like me should be chirping away on a fancy Cricut, but no, not me… I have never made the investment because I’m afraid my family would never see me again and I just know that I would go broke buying every accessory that they make. I just couldn’t help myself and I decided to buy a roll of black vinyl just to play with it and see if I could make vinyl letters and monograms without a machine. Well, it worked and the possibilities are endless! This technique involves cutting with small scissors or an exacto knife, so small intricate letters or designs would involve a little extra time.

Color schemes. The Color Scheme Designer. Vintage Style Guide - Learn how to select vintage ornaments and when to use it. The name "Vectorian” is a felicitous mash-up of two things separated by over one hundred years: vector illustration and the period of Queen Victoria’s reign.

Vintage Style Guide - Learn how to select vintage ornaments and when to use it

"Victorian” (technically 1837–1901) designates an era when many designers and artisans were intensely interested in ornament. It was a time of global exploration, and when the art and design of distant cultures made headway into the mass culture of Europe, England, and the United States for the first time. "Victorian” is shorthand for ornamental exploration as well. Nineteenth-century experimentation, layering, and sampling combined pen flourishes with geometric traceries, classical constructions with Middle Eastern interwoven patterns. Design a killer logo in Illustrator. Every identity project is different.

Design a killer logo in Illustrator

Each one has its own challenges and problems to solve. However, that doesn't mean you have to approach each brief differently. It's important to develop a workflow that doesn't stifle ideas, or that is counterproductive. In this workshop, I'll take you through the core stages of designing a new identity for HabiGym – a new, modern gym. I'll walk you through how this identity was created, with annotated steps covering the process from the start right through to the final presentation. A Compilation of Vintage Textures for Designers.

Resources June 10, 2010 Textures are one of the most used resources in making great designs.

A Compilation of Vintage Textures for Designers

They can accentuate your images to better portray the feel of the design you’re aiming for. Vintage textures, for instance, can add a classic or nostalgic touch to your work. Here at You the Designer, you need not blast to the past to get this brilliant effect. 30 New Free Fonts For Designers. Inspiration, Resources October 26, 2011 Typography plays a huge role in any design.

30 New Free Fonts For Designers

While designers usually pick from a set of favorite fonts, it’s always good to be on the lookout for new ones that may be more appropriate to use for certain projects and could make your designs more trendy. To help you save your precious time, we have collected 30 fresh and ready to use fonts that can spice up your designs. Pick the fonts that appeal to you and download them for free by clicking on their corresponding download source. If you have any free fonts you want to share, we’d love to see them, too. Homestead Font Download Source Hellforge Download Source Novecento font family Download Source Ribbon Typeface Download Source Tetra Download Source The Kabel Font.

44 Awesome Business Card Designs that Will Inspire You. Inspiration February 18, 2010 Business-minded people are into creating ways to advertise and get in touch with important and influential people in the society.

44 Awesome Business Card Designs that Will Inspire You

Handing out business cards is a great way to get noticed and remembered. Traditionally, business cards are small pieces of paper containing basic information such as name, contact information and the like… Very practical indeed… However, practical can also be mixed with style and creativity to create more impact to the person who receive the card. The more unique the card is, the greater chance of being noticed… In this post, we have compiled 44 Impressive Examples of Business Card Designs for all business card users out there.

Check out UPrinting’s great selection of premium business cards, available in custom sizes and shapes. 40 Absolutely Free Vector Pack Collections. Resources February 23, 2010 As designers, we are all familiar with various resources that we use in our usual designs, images and creations.

40 Absolutely Free Vector Pack Collections

Resources such as brushes and textures are just a few examples of these resources that help improve the quality and artistry of every image. More and more websites are into providing high quality resources for the design community. These items are often offered as freebies that can be used for both commercial and personal purposes… By now, most of you may have numerous downloaded resources available in your computers.