Saturday, September 27, 2008

»» Photoshop Icons

1. 3D Mp3 Player Icon

2. How to Make a Key Icon?

3. Design a Glossy Download Icon

4. Making a Photoshop Shield

»» Text Effect Tutorials using Photoshop - Part 2

1. Reflective Liquid Type
Tutorials on creating metal type abound online, as do variations on simple liquid effects. Most are fairly short, offering a good foundation for the reader on how certain effects are achieved but fail to take that extra step (or few steps) to make the piece really shine. Once you have an idea of how different techniques fit together in a piece, it is fairly easy to combine, say, the process to create metal and the process to create liquid to create something that exists in both sides of the FX map.

2. Layered Glowing Text Effect
In this tutorial, we will create this effect using very basic Photoshop tools and layering effects. This tutorial is simple enough for a beginner to understand, but I should warn you that in this tutorial there ends up being over 60 active text layers, which will require a heavy use of your computer's memory. Let's jump into this tutorial and layer some glowing text.

3. Graffiti with Photoshop
In this tutorial we will see about the text effects using the real object...

4. Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop
Ever wanted to make text out of grass? Well with Photoshop you can. In this tutorial we'll create a rather cool-looking grass-text effect using a photo of grass, the Pen Tool and a bit of patience.

Friday, September 26, 2008

»» Useful Photoshop Tutorials - Part 3

1. MP3 Player Design
In this tutorial you will learn how to design a product in Photoshop. The product is a RCA Lyra X3030 portable media player. Although the chances are, you are thinking "why would I need to make it?", the reason for this tutorial is to teach people the techniques used for mocking up a product design.

2. Magic Lighting Effect
How to create a nice light and magic effect? Here we will check out that tutorial….

3. Selecting & Extracting Hair - Masking Tutorial
One of the most challenging montage or masking jobs in the profession of post-production editing is the hair lift. When the model has long flowing hair and the subject needs to change location many post-production artists call in sick.

4. Improving the Quality of Photos
Improve the look of your photos by playing with some simple Photoshop techniques.

»» Photoshop Brushes

1. Fractal wings brushes
There are 8 large brushes in the set. Fractals are made with chaoscope and then edited in photoshop.

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2. Fractal Brushes
This is a collection of 13high quality fractal brushes ideal for creating special effects and abstract backgrounds.
3. Brushes for Coffee Stains and Splatters
Coffee stains and grunge splatters have become staples in much of grunge design. The great part about a grunge theme is that there are no rules! This gives the designer a ton of freedom. We are going to create coffee stain and splatter brushes that can be used again and again in our designs.

4. Omega Brush Set
Inside you will find grunge sets, vector/tech sets, cloud brushes, fractals, abstract sets, all in all there are some 200+ brushes within 9 collections.

»» Corel Draw Tutorials - Part 2

1. Deflate Soccer Ball
If you haven't already done so, you may want to read up on my soccer ball tutorial first. Once you have created your soccer ball you'll learn how to deflate it with this tutorial!

2. Add Perspective Shapes
Let us try Add Perspective command on shapes.

3. Monitor
CorelDraw this tutorial explains about, how making monitor with CorelDraw.

4. 3D Buttons
This tutorial will show you how to create 3D buttons in Corel DRAW! I used Corel DRAW! 7.0 for Windows. Some things may be done differently with other versions.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

»» Web Design Tips - Part 2

Here we will some web design tips, Check this out and try it while creating a website of your own.... These tips will really help you all a lot...

1. 101 Five-Minute Fixes to Incrementally Improve Your Web Site

2. How do I specify a font face?

3. Optimizing Anchor Text: It's Not Just being Linked, but How You Link - Anchor Text

4. Test your web design in different browsers

»» Beauty Retouching Photoshop Tutorials

1. Beautiful Skin
Not everyone has beautiful skin but you can make it better - at least in your photographs.

2. A chapter of Beauty Retouching
A free sample chapter of “Skin”, a Photoshop Retouching about Beauty Retouching.

3. Make eyelashes thicker
Learn how to make eyelashes thicker.

4. Touch of Glamour
Photo Retouching and Enhancement for Pageant, Model and Glamour Photography - Rollover effect also here.

»» Illustrator Tutorials - Part 3

1. Creating a Stunning Digital Smoke Effect
How to easily create digital abstract smoke using both Illustrator and Photoshop. One of the best things about this technique is that it’s very customizable and you can do it pretty quickly.

2. Jessica Rabbit
Natural incense smoke; inverted and hue adjustments in Photoshop. SB600 remote flash from right.

3. 3D Logo
In this tutorial we will show you how to create a 3d logo that you can use for a book cover in Illustrator.

4. Tracing Photo
Full detailed tutorial on how to draw and trace people from a photo. Learn how to create realistic illustration with just simple gradient fill. No massive Gradient Mesh

»» CSS Techniques - Part 3

1. Creative Use of PNG Transparency in Web Design
With proper PNG support in Internet Explorer 7, and some handy JavaScript and CSS tricks to account for older browsers, we can use PNG images to greatly enhance our design vocabulary. Just check this out....

2. 13 Awesome Java Script CSS Menus
13 “fresh” Java Script+CSS-based navigation menus in a brief overview. Among other things Slashdot Menu and Sliding Menu displayed below.

3. How to create VISTA style toolbar with CSS?
Reproducing Vista toolbar, with buttons and hover effect in cross-browser compatible CSS and (X)HTML.

4. CSS Speech Bubbles
Easy to customize speech bubbles coded in CSS and valid XHTML 1.0 strict.Tested in all major browsers.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Font Designs

Here we will see some Font Designs.....

Why Is This Font Different From All Other Fonts?

Font Clock by Established&Sons


CSS Fonts and Texts

Open Type Font Embellishments

What Are Pixel Fonts?

»» Design Tips

Here we will see some of the design tips for Web Design....

Top 7 Fonts Used By Professionals In Graphic Design

Creating Usable Website Navigation

10 Tips for Effective Political Designs

25 Ways To Improve Your Site Today

20 Pro Tips

»» Text Effect Tutorials using Photoshop

1. 3D Ice Text Effect
In this tutorial we will learn to use different filter settings, create 3D text effect, different layer styles and much more!

2. Starcraft 2 wallpaper
This tutorial will teach you how to create Starcraft theme wallpaper.

3. Star Wars text effect
In this tutorial we will be working on a Star Wars text effect.

4. Batman The Dark Knight
This time you will use Adobe Photoshop. You will create Batman The Dark Knight (2008) title, like you've seen in image below.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

»» Illustrator Tutorials - Part 2

1. Cool Background
In this tutorial we will see how to create a cool and funny flower background in Illustrator.

2. Water Color

This tutorials shows us about the using of water color brushes in Illustrator 3. Fun Film Design
In this tutorial, we’ll use a number of basic shapes and a photo to create a simple filmstrip.
4. Neon Effects
Here we will see how to use warping, layer masks and simple colour tweaking for a high-tech look that’s out of this world.

»» CSS Techniques - Part 2

1. CSS Tabs
Here we'll look at using CSS to build a tabbed display. One where the user can click on individual tabs to view different content within the same space.

2. Dock Menu
Check this Dock Menu, it is really cool and I used it in one of my college project website.

3. Star Rating using CSS
Here is the original CSS star rater in all of its goodness.

4. PNG Overlay
Another way to add flare to images (rounds the corners and adds a border and drop shadow).

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Monday, September 22, 2008

»» Text Effects Tutorials - Part 2

Here we will some Text Effects using Photoshop....

1. Marbel or stone Text Effect

2. Text-shadow

3. Metal Text4. Flame Effect

»» Illustrator Tutorials - Part 1

1. Illustrator’s Pen Tool

This will really help all the beginners to know more about the Illustrator Pen tools.

2. See-through Information Graphic

This is very nice, I like it a lot because they used the Car as an real one and modified through some excellent design. Check it out....

3. Stylish Sports Car Dashboard

All Car game lovers will love this a lot. Yes why not me too!!!! Try it out....

4. Grunge Style Talking Skull

Don't get feared y seeing this. It is really nice one, just have a look at it....

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