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Make a Vivid Flaming Skull Conceptual Composition

Web Design

In this Photoshop tutorial, I'll show you how to combine stock images and typography into a beautiful conceptual composition. The aim is to explain the creative process and motivations behind design decisions made while creating a digital art piece. Also, […]

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15 Fantastic Finds on the Google Code Repository

Web Design

Google Code Repository is a section of Google that, just like SourceForge, allows developers to upload their code for others to use under license. The repository was launched in 2006 and after searching through its archives, I found a number […]

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CSS3 Techniques You Should Know

Web Design

Many of you have probably heard all the buzz around CSS3, but exactly which techniques can we use today? In this article I'll show you some different CSS3 techniques that work great in some of the leading browsers (i.e. Firefox, […]

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Create a Realistic Space Landscape Photo Manipulation

Web Design

In this tutorial, we are going to create a unique photo manipulation that blends outer space and a scenic landscape to make an amazing and surreal image. This tutorial makes use of masking techniques as well as having a consistent […]

Read Blog Post ~ 16 minute read
Web Design

A Look into Registration Buttons in Web Design

Designing an informational/content-centered website (such as a portfolio or a blog) is much easier than designing a website where we have to deal with registered users.

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Create a Dark Melancholic Photo Manipulation Scene

Web Design

In this photo manipulation tutorial, we will be creating a melancholic and enthralling piece using Photoshop. Here I will be showing you several techniques for blending images seamlessly. We'll cover how to paint realistic lighting and shadows, how to create […]

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Rich-Text Editors for 2010 and Beyond

Web Design

Rich-Text Editors, inline content editors, WYSIWYG editors – or whatever you want to call them – are web applications that enable users to enter, edit and manipulate alphanumeric characters while visiting your website.

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How to Make a Worn Vintage Beach Ad in Photoshop

Web Design

Like many designers, one of the many things that I find inspirational are vintage ads. I love their illustrations, typography, colors, and how they look as they become aged through time. In this Photoshop tutorial, I'll show you how to […]

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How to Create Creativity

Web Design

'Creative' is the most popular adjective in the design world. There are many synonyms for the word 'creative': ingenious, clever, prolific, innovative, gifted, inspired, inventive, original, stimulating. But what does this word really mean? How can we activate our own […]

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Brainwashing at Abercrombie: Retail Manipulation Part II

This is a follow-up to a previous post on retail manipulation. My fiancé and I went on a shopping trip a few weeks ago. I got caffeine-addled and wrote down my thoughts on retail store mind control. I wrote last […]

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