No matter your industry, be it online or offline if you’re a freelancer there is going to come a time in your career where you need to find clients. It might be out of necessity or it might simply be that you fancy a change. Whatever your reasoning, you’re going to need to know how […]
Why are they important to your business, and how to build a great one that converts? But first, what is a landing page? – Know the facts According to Google analytics glossary: The first page a visitor views during a session; also known as the entrance page. And according to Wikipedia: In online marketing, a […]
If you ever have sat and wait for a website to load, you were surely after some very important piece of information, because the majority wouldn’t have just go elsewhere to find that info. According to this Kissmetrics post, 40% of people abandon a website that takes more than 3 seconds to load.By having a slow blog, […]
If you have a website for your business and need to have a mobile site you may be thinking you can just convert the regular site to the mobile site without any changes. While this may work in theory, it isn’t always a good idea. There are reasons why full site content doesn’t always work […]
As designers we are always in the hunt for coffee and design resources (and sometimes for our clients to pay). When I need to find resources I usually look for them in different sites. For vectors I go to good old vecteezy and for photographs I always go to sxc.hu (even though their inventory is not […]
Metal finish is always a very usefull effect. But all the people goes for the complicated way. As an apple fan I’m in love with the clean anodising aluminium finis in Apple’s products. So here is a very easy way to reach a very clean metal effect.
Summer have just ended and we are back to school and to our work stations. But we must party while it is still warm! (and of course during winter to raise our body temperature). In order to celebrate spring we have two hot gals dancing for you all night, and completely free. (Well vectorized ones but hey! they are […]
This is a very usefull, easy and professional effect for any idea you have in mind without the need to blend smoke photos to the design. And with the possibility to use the effect on all the canvas without fear of bad resolution.
Textures are something important to master when we work on simple designs. It helps to give more details without adding a heavier look the work. Today following with the fur tutorial we are gonna learn how make a leave texture and apply this effect to leaves of any shape.
Today I’m gonna start giving you little tips about how achieve basic textures to enhance the looks of you designs, we are gonna start with a basic fur texture (the same texture works to make grass too).
The following logo design tips are not in any methodical order as all 5 tips should be considered simultaneously from the start of a project to the end. The 5 tips below are only a suggestion for an effective approach towards logo design projects. There is not really a right or wrong way to design […]
When I hear terms like: “Apache” or “SQL” All I can think of is: “ouch, not again, I haven’t trained in that yet”. I don’t immediately understand developers’ jokes either. For instance, jokes like “there is no place like http://127.0.0.1” (127.0.0.1 stands for localhost–your ‘home’), I have to Google it first.
Hi there! I’m happy to bring to you the third and last part of our Adobe Photoshop crash course. Remember that this is a basic and fast course for people that aren’t used to the software, but are interested in starting to use it. Today we are going to see the (much anticipated) retouching tools, […]
Here we are for the second part of the Ultimate Photoshop Crash Course (check the first part here). This software is really complex, but we’re making everything simpler for you.
Hi everyone! We have good news for you. We’re making a Photoshop Crash Course (and soon an Illustrator version as well). In a few simple and fast articles we’ll help people with no knowledge of Photoshop learn the basics, so you can start editing and creating!
In this tutorial we are going to use colors, blending modes and displacement maps to make a flyer for a rave party. Take a look at the final image:
This tutorial is a step-by-step to help you making photo manipulations only with vectorial elements, integrating Photoshop and Illustrator.
Last week we selected 20 tutorials using the 3D tool in Illustrator. Now here’s our own tutorial to make a simple graphic become a graphic art.
The Illustrator 3D tool can do amazing things, but it’s still a mystery for many users. Thinking about that, we collected 25 tutorials from beginners to advanced to help those who want to start using this feature and those who want to extract more from that.
Roy Lichtenstein has inspired many artists till nowadays, with his beautiful paintings simulating the comic style, marked by the presence of primary colors and reticulated aspect. Now we are going to digitally recreate this style in a newer vision using the vexelling technique in Photoshop.