How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop [Tutorial] If you've spent any time on the internet at all, you've probably come in contact with an animated GIF. It's an image file that allows you to feature animated images that makes it seem like the image is moving. Think of them as a hybrid between a still image and a video. Why are GIFs great additions to your marketing? They're easy to consume, provide a new way to capture your viewers' attention, and can have a serious emotional impact. DESIGN The Blog Welcome to the DESIGN.inc Blog, an ever changing collection of my picks from across the web, the art and design world or anything really that peaks my interest. I update my blog as often as possible, so remember to bookmark this page and check back from time to time. Honest Logos Instantly recognizable, satirically re-imagined.
Free textures for your next web project. Nothing like a field of beautiful flowers. Download Download These lovely water-colorful dots will make your designs pop. Download Photoshop and Illustrator cheat sheets for designers For many creatives, it can often feel like there's never enough hours in the day. With ever-demanding clients and constantly looming deadlines, applying time-saving techniques to your workflow is essential, and these helpful cheat sheets for Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 can help you do just that. Whether you're following a new Photoshop tutorial, or simply practising how to draw something in Illustrator, these cheat sheets will help creatives at all skill levels – and most of the CS6 shortcuts are applicable to Creative Cloud versions of the software, too. The team at Zerolag created the sheets specifically with graphic designers in mind, providing code below the graphic so it can be shared and help improve the productivity of fellow creatives. They've also made printer-friendly versions available for quick referencing.
book by fiftythree x moleskine: print-on-demand iPad publishing oct 01, 2013 book by fiftythree x moleskine: print-on-demand iPad publishing book by fiftythree x moleskine: print-on-demand iPad publishing systemall images courtesy fiftythree italian journal manufacturer moleskine and fiftythree, the company best known for their award winning ‘paper’ application, have collaborated to create ‘book’, a new service that brings your digital ideas to life as a custom-made hardcover notebook. the format has been designed uniquely for the paper iPad app, which allows users to print 15 foldout pages of their sketches onto FSC-certified matte paper. the print-on-demand publishing system has been developed to match the iPad’s 4:3 aspect ratio; there is no need to re-size pages, and the user chooses which of their personal drawings should become the journal’s cover artwork. in less than two weeks, for 40 USD, you can receive a handcrafted book made with high-quality HP Indigo 4-color digital prints. to see more on how ‘book’ works, see the video below.
10 Remarkable Website Typography Designs Photo: arnoKath Just a few years ago if you used the font Proxima Nova on your website, other designers would marvel at how awesome your “typography” was. It didn’t matter how you actually used the type on your site – just the fact that your site wasn’t using Arial would be enough to make it stand out from the crowd. These days seemingly every new website takes advantage of nice web fonts such as Proxima Nova, Avenir or Open Sans. And that’s no longer enough to make your site remarkable.
How To Create Wet Plate Collodion Styled Images In Photoshop (My Tutorial) I’m sure this will cause a bit of stir in the photography community, but retouching images is my kind of art creating something original. This is the first of hopefully many retouching and photography tutorials that I will be doing over the next months. This tutorial is about wet plate collodion images which I’ve been trying to find a way to emulate in post production. I really like the look and feel of these kind of images. For me, the basic photograph is the starting point and I try to capture people as they are. Then I go ahead and try to create something more, and for this series I have tried to capture a bit more of that old feel to the images.
One Secret that will Dramatically Improve your Online Portfolio Published on September 10th, 2012 | by Alexander Singleton As a designer your portfolio is absolutely you’re most important asset. It doesn’t matter if you’re this generations Da Vinci in terms of you’re design skills if you can’t prove it. Likewise having a world renowned reputation as a Photoshop wizard will only get clients to your door, unless they can see the work you’ve done before they’re not going to take a risk on you. 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. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers.
Wait, We Still Like Paper!: How to Screen Print on an Inkjet When designer Briana Bolger-Schuth took a break from advertising work, she wanted to make art. She had no art studio, but she did have access to a new Epson inkjet. Working on a project one night, she had a revelation: “I suddenly thought, ‘Hey, I wonder what would happen if I set these up as separations and ran the paper through each time for different colors?'” The results are pretty wonderful. She calls the project Let’s Put the Black on Last, and the setup is really simple.
3 strategies to help you get noticed in the design industry - Some designers are extremely successful. Others linger in mediocrity for years. Most of them have difficulty getting noticed at all.