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Here is a nice collection of 12 high resolution old paper textures. I found these yellowed papers in an attic where they’ve been “cooked” nicely by the heat throughout the years. The pack includes plain, stacked, torn and wrinkled aged paper textures at around 3000x5000px resolution. They all have nice fiber details. Check out the papers below and the download link is right after. Share or leave a comment if you like them.
Feb 25 2011 Advertisement Every day we try our best to present to you some useful tips, dear reader, to inspire you with fresh ideas and to try out new things. Today, we’ve prepared a nice collection of free texture packs that you just may have been looking for to freshen up your designs you’re working on.
Vous avez des peintures ou dessins à encadrer... et inévitablement se pose le problème du choix des couleurs du biseau, du passe-partout et du cadre ! Vous refaites la déco de votre salon... et vous hésitez sur la tonalité générale des rideaux... Vous ne savez pas quels papiers choisir pour votre page de scrapbooking. Créer des harmonies de couleurs... voilà bien le problème ! Certaines d'entre vous n'ont aucune difficulté à sentir d'instinct les gammes à assortir... d'autres au contraire se sentent démunies au moment du choix des couleurs.
This article first appeared in issue 219 of .net magazine – the world's best-selling magazine for web designers and developers. With web design encompassing all kinds of disciplines from code editing to photo manipulation, building up a set of tools to cover every eventuality can quickly become a very expensive exercise. However, spending huge sums on big-name packages isn’t the only option: it’s possible to pick up everything from image editors to integrated development environments and entire content management systems that won’t cost you a single penny. Our top 50 (in no particular order) includes such well known tools as WordPress and Drupal, as well as some you may have never considered such as OpenProj and Movable Type.
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Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity. —Herman Melville, Billy Budd Orange, red? I don’t know what to believe anymore!
A website is never done. Everyone has worked on a project that changed so much after it launched that they no longer wanted it in their portfolio. One way to help those who take over your projects is to produce a style guide.
Adobe Illustrator has many powerful tools and unique features. And one among them is Illustrator’s Paintbrush Tool (B). The brushes can be applied to paths and strokes, they are great for creating stunning stroked designs in seconds. And, the best part about Illustrator’s brushes is that they are vectors and can be completely modified to suit your needs by changing their colors, stroke width, weight, and more.
If an enormously heavy object has to be moved from one spot to another, it may not be practical to move it on wheels. Instead the object is placed on a flat platform that in turn rests on cylindrical rollers (Figure 1) . As the platform is pushed forward, the rollers left behind are picked up and put down in front. An object moved this way over a flat horizontal surface does not bob up and down as it rolls along. The reason is that cylindrical rollers have a circular cross section, and a circle is closed curve "with constant width." What does that mean?
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This exclusive free web application is brand new. Unforunately it is only available from December 2008 to February 2009, so make sure you tell your friends about it now! :) All images used in the construction of images mosaics are fetched from Flickr and copyright of their respective owners. The Image Mosaic Generator was created by Peter, you can contact the author by sending an email .
Advice and Tutorials
Learning a new software application can be a daunting task, especially when tackling an application that’s as deep as Adobe Illustrator! Thankfully there’s a colection of Illustrator veterans who are generous enough to take the time to document the basics, allowing new users to grasp the initial workings and gain a know-how of the tools and core techniques. This collection of hand-picked tutorials cover various tools, and provide plenty of useful hints and tips.
Delay This tutorial took me a day longer than I anticipated to write (you’ll see why from the number of steps), but I hope you enjoy it! Final Image As always, this is the final image that we’ll be creating: Step 1 Open up a new document and go to view>show>grid.
When it comes to high-end 3d computer graphics and 3d modeling software package, Autodesk Maya is always one of application to be considered. Maya plays an important role in the 3d visualization and animation industry and they are top choices for many designers on large or small-scale production. If you are looking to picking up Maya to design your 3d models, this article is for you.