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The BIGGEST ever list of design resources! Following the huge success of last year’s “World’s Biggest Ever List of Graphic Design Blogs”, we’ve decided that we should turn it into an annual event – after all, more people than ever before are blogging and the talent pool continues to grow.

The BIGGEST ever list of design resources!

This year, we’ve added in some additional categories including typography and image sourcing sites to help you along your way. The list is at least 40% larger than last year and is the one stop shop for all that you could need in terms of inspiration, reference material or tools for you to use. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…. drum-roll please! Graphic Design 1stwebdesigner Blog by Dainis Graveris in Latvia covering all things design and freelance. 2expertsdesign A blog filled with tips – whether it’s graphic design, logo design, web design, advertising, branding or typography. 456 Berea Street Blog from Roger Johansson containing articles and tutorials on web standards, accessibility and usability. Drawing Contest: Sketch-o-daily Friday October 15th.

CGPortfolio. Character Designs - An Artist's Resource. Artist Interviews.


An art and design blog. TV. Inspiration CS5 Design Premium Feature Tour Express yourself with new painting techniques.


Create interactive media content without writing code. Work faster than ever without sacrificing precision or quality. CS5 Design Premium will bring your visions to life. Products Covered: XD Inspire Inspire features the work of Adobe’s XD group, a hundred-plus designers, developers, researchers, writers and artists who make using Adobe’s software and services a great experience. Recent Episodes Transforming the Magazine Experience with WIRED Adobe and WIRED magazine introduce a new digital magazine concept that provides an immersive, interactive content experience for readers and innovative possibilities for advertisers. What design can do: Emily Pilloton and Project H Emily Pilloton is the founder and executive director of Project H Design. Over the Shoulder - Brett Rampata XD Senior Experience Designer Brett Rampata talks about his work on the Jackassworld Pranks app - now available for download, at.

Vector & Photoshop Tutorials, Freebies & Tips for Graphic Designers. Online community for artists[pixiv]


Stock. Gigposter Design: The New Sex. Tutorial Introduction: A lot of people are making them. A lot of people suck. We don’t suck, and neither do you. This tutorial requires NO drawing talent… so don’t trip folks. You will however need Adobe Photoshop 7.0 or higher and Illustrator CS2 or higher. Those winged scrolls are new from Vector Set 16. Let’s get to business. So what to make? We’re going to use this as the base of our initial illustration… but the hand, it lacks emotion. (a lifesaver for all stock photo needs) will be our resource. I found this chick holding a gun on istock.

Next we have to cut out Ike and the girl’s gun so we can combine these different pieces into the same image. Once you have the shapes made to cut them out (and it’s ok if it took 3000 shapes and layers to make it) you’re going to merge them all to one layer. Now take both shapes and tastefully combine them on a fresh canvas. You now have Ike pissed off and holding a gun. Now make sure each image is expanded. -Dave. Download Vector Art, Tutorials, Photoshop Brushes, and more. The new Palomino Blackwing 602 pencil is a fine tribute to the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602. I started writing about the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602 pencil in December of 2002.

The new Palomino Blackwing 602 pencil is a fine tribute to the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602

A lot of people love this pencil, not only for its soft lead, but for its unique eraser and ferrule, its metallic dark gray finish, and for its motto: "Half the pressure, twice the speed. " At $.50 each the pencil was quite expensive compared to other pencils. It was discontinued in 1998, and by 2002 the price had jumped to $20 per pencil on eBay. And because the pencil is no longer in production, a cult has formed around it.

There is even a blog called the Blackwing Pages: Celebrating the Genuine 602. Last year, a company called California Cedar Products bought the rights to the Blackwing trademark and manufactured a pencil called the Palomino Blackwing. Earlier this week, California Cedar Products introduced the Palomino Blackwing 602, which comes much closer to replicating the look and feel of the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602. List of Art Books Reviewed. DeviantART: where ART meets application!