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How to Create a Summer Scene in Photoshop

June 9, 2010 • By

In this photo manipulation tutorial, we’re going to create a beautiful bright summer scene. The colours in this composition would be made vivid and the play of light and transparencies would be necessary to keep the images in the scene nicely blended for the final image. This would be done by employing various selection and colour enhancement techniques such as feathering (soften) and hue adjustments respectively.

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How to Create a Mouse in Photoshop

May 26, 2010 • By

In this tutorial, we’ll attempt to create a realistic computer mouse. The use of Layer styles would be key here, especially in the areas of gradients, shadows and glows. This post took a little longer to complete than I anticipated.
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4 Creative and Fresh jQuery Tutorials

May 11, 2010 • By

Sometimes the basics of web design are simply not enough, and sometimes your creative needs demand that you “work out of the box” and build a web page that breaks normal convention. Enter jQuery, the modern days web design super-hero, to your creative rescue.

In this news round-up we have the best and most creative jQuery tutorials to help add some creativity to your web designs. READ MORE


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A Tutorial Of PHP Frameworks

April 26, 2010 • By

First of all, we believe you should know what a PHP framework is before we move forward to a full tutorial of PHP frameworks. PHP is the most common scripting language in the world and there are many reasons for this. It is flexible and easy to use. There are times when coding in PHP or any other language can get a bit repetitive and droning. This is where a PHP framework comes in and this starts out a tutorial of PHP frameworks.READ MORE


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5 Simple yet Effective Fresh Vector Tutorials

April 8, 2010 • By

Vector art doesn't have to be difficult or even time consuming, quite often you will find that the simplest of designs and ideas will make the biggest impression.
The tutorials below show that with a little learning and a smidge of creativity you can create simple yet impressive vector art in a no time at all.

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Create a Deep Ocean Scene with Dolphins in Photoshop

April 5, 2010 • By

In this tutorial we’ll be creating a dramatic deep ocean scene with two dolphins in the mix. The outcome of the Gaussian Blur effect and
varying the opacities of light employed, would eventually set the tone for an atmospheric scene for the dolphins deep at sea.There’s also the importance of adjusting color balance when dealing with the shades of blue; this would eventually make or break the end result.

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Whats the Best Open Source Content Management System for Designers?

April 2, 2010 • By

Choosing the perfect CMS for any project is one of the most important aspects of web design – and the hardest. There are so many CMSes available and each offers so many different features and options, how can you possibly pick the best? For the most part it comes down to opinion, reputation and whatever you feel most comfortable with. Just like every project, everyone has there own thoughts and opinions on there favorite CMS.

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5 Fresh Photoshop Web Design Layout Tutorials

April 1, 2010 • By

Designing a web site layout with Photoshop has been a very popular trend that has emerged into the main stream over the last couple of years. Whereas in the past Fireworks was the tool of choice, with Photoshops wide array of tools and options you can deliver high end designs with relative ease, as these tutorials demonstrate.READ MORE


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