5 Steps to Drastically Improve Your CSS Knowledge in 24 Hours You’ve been coding for a while now and know your way around a CSS file. You’re certainly no master, but with enough fiddling you can get where you want to go. You’re wondering though if you’ll ever get past that point where CSS is such a struggle. Watch: The Art of Editing in ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’ Three men standing around, sixty-five shots in two-and-a-half minutes, and one of the most thrilling moments in cinema history. Obviously the hours of story that come before the climax of The Good, The Bad and the Ugly have a lot to do with why we care so much what happens to Blondie (and to Angel Eyes and Tuco), but this new video essay from Max Tohine breaks down the technical side of how Sergio Leone and the film’s editors Eugenio Alabiso and Nino Baragli capitalized fully on the groundwork by delivering the exclamation mark moment that the story needed. It’s a testament to visually delivering what characters are thinking, particularly in a game theory-laden standoff. It’s also educational from a filmmaking perspective and damned interesting from the fan side of things.
Concept Art That Will Make You See Steampunk Anew Umm... Yea. Some of these are ludicrously inaccurate or completely impossible. Copyright 101: The 10 Things To Know About Using Imagery Photo: Jack Spades There’s nothing more terrifying to a client – or more embarrassing to your agency – than receiving a cease and desist letter, often demanding a large settlement, for alleged copyright infringement. To avoid potential litigation, crippling settlements, and loss of credibility- refresh yourself with a basic copyright guideline and avoid common pitfalls. It’s important to note that while I have extensive copyright experience, I am not a lawyer. Creating geometric patterns in Illustrator Create a cubical pattern background For this tutorial I'll first show you how you can create a cubical pattern background using Illustrator's so called Pattern Maker feature. So you need version CS6 or later for this tutorial. Then secondly I'll also show you how you can create a triangular pattern. Let's get started… Draw a hexagon
Design Seeds®: For All Who Love Color #ededed #e8dcca #b08a61 #66503c X-Ray Cartoon - Cartoons turned into anatomy lesson X-Ray Cartoon – Cartoons turned into anatomy lesson With his “X-ray Series“, the French illustrator Chris Panda has fun to turn famous cartoon characters in anatomy lesson, drawing with great precision the skeletons of characters like Batman, Sailor Moon, Iron Man, Donald, Arielle the Little Mermaid, Bambi and other… A wonderful way to divert coloring books! Images © Chris Panda
How To Add & Remove Watermarks, Text, Or Logos Today, we’ll take a look at how to quickly add complex watermarks to hundreds of images at once—and some devious ways to remove these watermarks from other people’s images. Is it wrong do this? Keep reading and decide for yourself. Lots of professional artists and photographers use watermarks to make sample photographs unusable by casual downloaders. For you aspiring artists, you can create watermarks and logos either for protection or for promotion, and add them to hundreds (or even thousands) of images in seconds with these simple methods. While this can give you the feeling of some protection, it’s important to understand just how easy it can be to remove a watermark with Photoshop (or other graphics software).
Ben Brush Design » Create a Vintage Linocut Logo Effect This tutorial will cover how to create a linocut effect in illustrator. Linocut is a printmaking technique where a block of linoleum is carved with chisels and then the block is inked and pressed onto paper or fabric. Start with an image you want to base your linocut design off of. 22 Websites that are Beautiful and Useful Here at WDL, we like to keep you inspired by showing you beautifully designed websites every week with our web design inspirational lists. Today we decided to go a different route, and instead of picking a single “theme” of examples, we gathered examples of websites that are inspiring and useful for web designers. We gathered different tools and skill sharing websites to show you so you can be inspired and also discover a nice tool/service.