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Remove Complex Backgrounds from Images in Photoshop While tools like the Magic Eraser can sometimes remove your backgrounds, the fact is you’re going to have to get your hands dirty with the eraser if you have images with complex backgrounds that need removing. While this can be time consuming, you can save yourself a lot of time with a little Photoshop wizardry. Let’s take a look. Right click your Background Layer in your Layers Palette, and choose “Layer from Background…” It automatically renames as Layer 0. Your Layers Palette should only have a single layer, your newly unlocked “Layer 0.” Press to select the Lasso Tool. Use your Lasso to draw a rough selection around your image. When your selection is done, press to move your rough selection to a new layer with “Layer Via Cut.” to bring up the eraser tool, or find it in your Toolbox. Visit your Control Palette again and set your “Mode” to “Pencil.” Use the eraser to mouse around and delete the parts you don’t want. Keep in mind you can always undo with a swift to undo or Hold to Deselect.

Templates | 1stwebdesigner - Graphic and Web Design Blog One of the must-haves of a web designer (and even graphic designers and bloggers) is a business card. Call it a little bit old fashioned but business cards are still very useful. They contain the most available point of contact for the possible employee. It makes your clients realize that you are a legit artist and very good one at that. This calls for a very good and catchy business card. Read More Hello guys. Read More With the explosion of flat-designed websites, web designers now follow the trend in a snap, adapting a cleaner and much simpler design which can be found in flat UI kits. These kits will allow each designer to fully utilize the trend and produce eye-popping results. Read More Speed up your design process by taking inspiration from these free responsive HTML templates we gathered from around the web! Everyone’s running around trying to hop on the newest trend: flat design, but before flat, there was responsive web design. Have fun! Read More Read More Read More Read More

Photoshop Tutorials | TutorialKing ♛ 1,78 triệu người trên Facebook sẽ chết vào năm 2011 - Next web Theo thống kê của công ty kế hoạch di sản kĩ thuật số Entrustet, một số lượng lớn tài khoản Facebook sẽ không được coi là “đang hoạt động”. Kết luận được đưa ra sau khi công ty so sánh dữ liệu về việc sử dụng Facebook với Tỉ lệ tử trung bình (cung cấp bởi Trung tâm kiểm soát dịch bệnh, Hoa Kì), và phát hiện ra trong năm nay, khoảng 480.000 người dùng Facebook mang quốc tịch Mỹ sẽ không còn, con số này trên toàn thế giới là 1,78 triệu người, và có nguy cơ tăng cao qua các năm, đặc biệt là khi Facebook vượt hơn 600 triệu người dùng. Vô số tài khoản bị coi là ‘không còn hoạt động’ hoặc trùng lặp. Entrustet cho biết có đến 150% thanh niên Mỹ độ tuổi 20 – 24 đang sử dụng Facebook, một số liệu có chút vô lý. Không chỉ thế, báo cáo của Gartner ước tính, khoảng 1/10 danh sách bạn bè trên Facebook hay bất cứ mạng xã hội nào của bạn sẽ không phải là ‘người’, mà là hồ sơ của những nhãn hiệu kinh doanh, hay còn gọi là ‘rô bốt xã hội’. Người thân có thể yêu cầu xóa bỏ tài khoản này.

Convert 1stDelicious Portfolio Layout From PSD to HTML [Very Detailed] In this article you will learn how to convert 1stDelicious: A Simple Clean Portfolio Layout from PSD to HTML in a detailed step by step tutorial. You will learn how to create this layout by using a CSS framework, CSS Sprites and CSS3 into a valid HTML/CSS and cross browser compatible layout. I hope that you can go through this tutorial and learn a few techniques that will help you in future projects. Now, let’s get started with this tutorial. Links you will need to complete this tutorial: Here’s what we’ll be creating (Click on image to view a full working demo). You can also download this tutorial source files from here. Step 1 – Preparation If you read the Photoshop tutorial for creating this layout you probably noticed that 960gs grid system was used for guidelines creation. You will also need a good code editor of your choice; you can use a plain text editor such as the Notepad. Step 2 – Getting Your Files Ready Step 3 – Simple Earlier Layout Step 4 – Adding Logo and Menu to Header

Super Easy Typographic Portrait in Photoshop Last year we posted on Abduzeedo a very cool post about typographic portraits, the 45 Amazing Type Faces - Typographic Portraits became one of the most popular posts on Abduzeedo, and a lot of people asked me how to create that effect in Photoshop. We have also posted a little tutorial showing how to do that using, Flash Photoshop Quick Tips #5 - Typographic Portrait, however I decided to create a nice typographic effect using just Photoshop. So in this tutorial I will show you how to create a really cool and super easy typographic portrait in Photoshop. We will use the Displace filter and some Blend Modes to achieve the effect. The whole process is quite simple but it might take you some time to add the texts and elements, but once you do that the rest is very straight forward. Step 1 Open Photoshop and create a new document. Step 2 Duplicate the layer and go to Image>Adjustment>Desaturate. Step 3 With the Horizontal Type Tool (T) create text boxes and start adding texts. Step 4 Step 5 Step 6

27 Best Looking Free Drupal 6 Themes There are hundreds of Drupal themes which you can find on the Internet but not all of them are good looking. So, this time I have collected the best looking free Drupal 6 themes I have found. I have no idea how much of you guys use Drupal, but I’m a big fan of Drupal and this time I take a big risk and hope you’ll at least check out this selection and compare it with your CMS. Drupal is definitely worth trying out, it has a lot more customization options and chances to add different features, which even mighty WordPress cannot handle. 1. BlogBuzz Stunning Drupal theme! 2. Great looking theme! 3. Beautiful cartoon-style Drupal theme. 4. Clean, good looking theme for an e-commerce website. 5. Great piece of work! 6. Good looking Drupal theme. 7. Interesting piece of art. 8. This is very cool and great looking theme for Drupal’s administration section. 9. Great Drupal theme for a blog. 10. This theme looks nice. 10.1. View Demo 11. Great theme for a corporate website! 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

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