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

Business Card Design: 100+ Creative Examples, Useful Tutorials and Templates

100 (Really) Creative Business Cards. 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.

100 (Really) Creative Business Cards

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. 30Day.jpg (JPEG Image, 600 × 776 pixels) - Scaled (71%)

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Ctrl+Paint. Typographer's Glossary. Getting to Know Manga Studio. How to Design a Proper Banner – One That Actually Works. Let’s address the big pink elephant in the room first.

How to Design a Proper Banner – One That Actually Works

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. They’re doing fine mostly because of their new home – Google AdWords. Google Display/Content Network to be precise. The competition on AdWords is, in a word, frantic. Now the big reason why banners are worth a try. All of this means just one thing. Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color. Color in design is very subjective.

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

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 is a science in itself. Cel Shading Shortcut Tutorial. Warning: include(): Failed opening '.

Cel Shading Shortcut Tutorial

/includes/header.php' for inclusion (include_path='. :/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/qc/public_html/tutorial.php on line 7. 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.

Space and Planet Photoshop Tutorials To Create Amazing Space Scenes

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 Realistic Star fields Create realistic star fields, the trick with this one is to be totally random and keep building up your layers the end result will speak for it self, with an image that looks like its evolving. Simple Star fields Create simple yet affective star fields in 8 easy steps.

Realistic Galaxy. Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop. Psdtuts has been around for just over three years.

Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop

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! This tutorial is made up of three parts—the background, the text itself, and some final extra effects. Delicious Green Apple Illustration. In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to draw a shiny green apple.

Delicious Green Apple Illustration

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! Step 1 Create a new document using the settings shown below. Step 2. Lost Type Co-op. 26 Beautiful Free Retro Fonts. 50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010. 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.

50 Fresh Free Fonts of 2010

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. VectorStock®.com. Inspiration, Technique, Great Design. Computer Arts is the magazine for people who believe design matters, and has been inspiring and informing graphic designers and illustrators since 1995.

Inspiration, Technique, Great Design

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. Subscribe to Computer Arts.

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