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Whether it’s those little Twitter birds, social media or website icons, we all love and need them from time to time. Over the past several months many other blogs have compiled their list of website, social media, Twitter and other icons, so in case you missed them here is the motherload collection! Social media icon collections Twitter icon collections Design icon collections Also check out: 600+ Free Design, Twitter and Social Media Icons: A Collection Motherload

600+ Free Design, Twitter and Social Media Icons: A Collection Motherload

Business Card Design: 100+ Creative Examples, Useful Tutorials and Templates Business Card Design: 100+ Creative Examples, Useful Tutorials and Templates As the world gets flatter each day, business and start-up are blooming like mushrooms. This can only lead to one possible situation – competitions are tightening up. There’s only one chance to give a good first impression to your potential clients.
Whichever business you’re in, and especially for anyone in the field of design, such as web designers, a business card can be as important as your website identity. A business card creates a physical connection and bond between you or your business and your customers. Just like in a website, business cards can become great interactive elements, but with the added ability to have real textures, different materials and shapes. 100 (Really) Creative Business Cards

100 (Really) Creative Business Cards

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Typographer's Glossary

Typographer's Glossary Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. 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.
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How to Design a Proper Banner – One That Actually Works | Tips Let’s address the big pink elephant in the room first. Banners are not dead. They’re not on life support either. They’re doing fine and they’re going to be around for a while. How to Design a Proper Banner – One That Actually Works | Tips
Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color Advertisement Color in design is very subjective. What evokes one reaction in one person may evoke a very different reaction in somone else. Sometimes this is due to personal preference, and other times due to cultural background.

Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color

Cel Shading Shortcut Tutorial Cel Shading Shortcut Tutorial Warning: include(): Failed opening './includes/header.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/qc/public_html/tutorial.php on line 7 I get a lot of email and forum requests and interview requests that ask the same basic questions about the artwork of QC over and over: How do you draw QC? How do you get the linework to look so smooth?
Giant Shading Tutorial By Tamberella
Long Fur Shading Tutorial
Fur tutorial by *Snowpuddles on deviantART
Space and Planet Photoshop Tutorials To Create Amazing Space Scenes There a lot of space tutorials out there some are better than others, I have managed to try and select a few of what I think can allow you to get great effects that look like they belong and don’t look completely Photoshopped. I tried to be as varied as possible so there are tutorials for creating planets, stars, nebulas and atmospheric type gasses. The great thing is that they lay down the building blocks to experiment and create you own stunning universe. Gas bursts and Atmosphere This tutorial shows you how to create some great gas explosions coming from the planets atmosphere with some pretty simple tools, yet looks stunning

Space and Planet Photoshop Tutorials To Create Amazing Space Scenes

Psdtuts has been around for just over three years. During that time, we’ve posted a lot of content. We know that the amount of content on our site may be a bit overwhelming to those of you who recently discovered our site. That is why we have decided to periodically resurrect some of our older posts for you all to enjoy. Today, we have decided to bring back a post by Envato founder, Collis Ta’eed, from May 2008, that demonstrates how to create a spectacular grass text effect in Photoshop. Let’s get started! Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

Delicious Green Apple Illustration In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to draw a shiny green apple. We'll have a look at various painting techniques throughout this tutorial. It will be fun and you'll learn something new - let's started! Editor’s note: In an effort to introduce some of our older content to some of our newer readers we have resurrected this post from October 2008 for everyone to enjoy for the first or second time. Enjoy! Delicious Green Apple Illustration
Though there’s a broad variety of fonts available for download online, designers keep on tracing the fresh ones to enhance their design copy, a website, brochure, or even an advertisement in a brand new an’ awesome way. Still, the free stuff could not always boast of good quality – premium goodies always demand some kind of money investment. However, now it’s possible to find the appropriate font that’s free, clear, beautiful, and effective for design purposes. Many great designers are now offering professional quality fonts completely for free. Today’s round-up actually goes outside the standard font variety. We’ve managed to gather a collection of 50 novelty styled free fonts which you can instantly download and use to add a powerful impact for your designs.

50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010

Computer Arts is the magazine for people who believe design matters, and has been inspiring and informing graphic designers and illustrators since 1995. With both a deluxe print edition and a fully-interactive, bespoke iPad edition, Computer Arts brings you behind-the-scenes access to cutting-edge design projects, in-depth analysis and incisive opinions from the design world's thought leaders, plus the very best new work from the global design community. Whether it's a shift in creative thinking or a change to the business of design, you can rely on Computer Arts to bring you detailed analysis of the pivotal events.

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