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Uilang. 30 Free UI Kits. Recognition and prestige for Web Designers and Agencies 30 Free UI Kits March 21 By awwwards-team In Design & Illustration User interfaces kits free to download Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Share on Stumbleupon Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin The graphic interface is the first thing our users see on our websites.

30 Free UI Kits

By Awwwards Team awwwards.com Awwwards – recognizing the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world. Religious Symbol Dictionary. Please note: images and text found in this dictionary are copyrighted and may not be copied, posted, or reprinted electronically or in print without prior permission.

Religious Symbol Dictionary

(Contact me here for fee schedule) Want everything on one page? (Caution: slow loading) Music and Pop Culture Symbols: Druid & Celtic Symbols More Celtic Symbols All images copyright Jennifer Emick/Symboldictionary.net, except where otherwise noted. Coastalrepro.com - StumbleUpon. Freeyork.org - StumbleUpon. 307 Temporary Redirect. Leaves 3D — Susanna Bauer. SCROLL FOR YOUR HEALTH - by Tomer Lerner. Adobe Illustrator Shortcuts. If you liked my previous article on Photoshop shortcuts, you’ll probably find this post useful.

Adobe Illustrator Shortcuts

Here are 26 Illustrator shortcuts that can help you to speed up productivity. I use most of them (in fact, I can’t work without them). Most of shortcuts listed in this article aren’t documented in the software, so keep reading and you’re sure to find at least one new trick to put up your sleeve. Enjoy! Note: this article is written in Mac Illustrator CS3 format. Change the Unit Setting You can quickly change the Artboard unit measurement setting by right-clicking on the ruler. If you are interested in learning more Illustrator stuffs, try my Illustrator tutorials. - StumbleUpon. Soleil Noir 2012. HELVETICTOC. Picame - Daily dose of creativity - Part 3. Create a Print Ready Business Card Design in Illustrator. Illustrator has fantastic tools available for creating small print designs such as business cards.

Create a Print Ready Business Card Design in Illustrator

Follow this walkthrough on how to create a fun business card design complete with illustrated character. We’ll start by creating our sketchy figure from a profile shot with hand-drawn linework, then lay out the design with background pattern and textual information in a print ready template with margins and bleed areas. The design we’ll be building is of traditional business card proportions, making use of both sides of the card. Just two colours are used in the design – Cyan and black – Cyan being the blue used throughout the design, and black being used at a very low percentage as the grey grid background. The use of single inks for each colour (C for Cyan and K for black from the CMYK model) will ensure a crisp end print. Let’s start with the sketchy linework of the illustrated character. Double click the Pencil tool to alter the settings. Every Last Drop – An Interactive Website about Water Saving.

How to create a simple texture background in 5 seconds. InShare7 First fill the background: Add a new layer and make a noise and then duplicate the layer: Do motion blur on the first layer with the angle of 0 degrees, distance 40 pixels: Do the same thing with another layer and set 90 degrees: Then apply the blend mode multiply to the layers with noise:

How to create a simple texture background in 5 seconds

Www.homestyler.com/designer/32bd934e-ce01-4410-94ee-cecc07eb2afc/ The Chromatic Typewriter. Washington-based painter Tyree Callahan modified a 1937 Underwood Standard typewriter, replacing the letters and keys with color pads and hued labels to create a functional “painting” device called the Chromatic Typewriter.

The Chromatic Typewriter

Callahan submitted the beautiful typewriter as part of the 2012 West Prize competition, an annual art prize that’s determined by popular vote. I don’t know how practical painting an image with a color typewriter is, but if Keira Rathbone can do it… (via dark silence in suburbia) Typographer's Glossary. Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols.

Typographer's Glossary

A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers. Show all Serif Didone is a typeface classification characterized by slab-like serifs without brackets; vertical orientation of weight axes. Bizarre Websites On Which You Can Kill Time With Style.

Modern Web-building technologies allow designers to realize their most daring and creative ideas.

Bizarre Websites On Which You Can Kill Time With Style

Enhanced interactivity and a remarkable visual appearance can be achieved by means of such tools as Flash, JavaScript and Papervision3D, to name just a few. These strengths usually impress and entertain visitors and thus are often used for conceptual artistic presentations and promotional campaigns. In this post, you’ll find a collection of amusing websites that, by combining unconventional (and sometimes bizarre) ideas and clever JavaScript and Flash effects, will entice you to play on them for an embarrassing long time. Bizarre and Beautiful Websites Link Record Tripping1 Record Tripping is a nifty experimental game by Bell Brothers. Sound of Hamburg3 Here is one of the most creative and unconventional Flash websites we’ve seen lately. Echogenesis5 Echogenesis is another interactive brainchild of Bell Brothers. Bubole19 Bubole will definitely make you smile.

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