Today we have three great website enhancing news resources for you: Create a vector character for your site with Photoshop and Illustrator, 10 tips and hacks for your WP comment section, and finally, a cool new Lightbox clone called Bumpbox.
In this short tutorial you will learn what layer masks are and how to utilize them for working faster and more efficiently in Photoshop.
Lets consider what masks do: They hide or show things. Masks in photoshop work the same way: they can hide or show parts of images. In general filling a layer mask with black hides a part of the image. Filling a layer mask with white shows a part of an image. Filling the mask with gray will show the part of the image with varying opacity based on how light or dar the gray is.
Illustration and typography are two completely different types of design, just as digital painting and photo manipulation are two very different styles of graphic design. In today’s design news you will see how each can be mixed together effectively.. Oh, and we also have some cool lego fridges.
It’s incredible the amount of sites that have acquired a bad taste for web form design. A good registration form is assertive, and collected, however a great registration page is clean and offers a creative edge that forces you to take a second glance at the design. Some of the pages listed below were chosen for their attention demanding illustrations, while others because of their cleanliness and ease of usability.
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Todays news features a new web service, called card.ly. The idea behind it is very simple, much a-like Twitter, in simplicty terms, you’ll love it. We also have the most outrageous geek furniture that your wife would never allow you to buy and, finally, the “The Battle of the Browsers” results are in, no surprises to be honest.
Mini programs, gadgets or widgets, are simple time saving apps that provide you with easy and quick access to the information or tool that you frequently use. With Vista they are called gadgets, and they are organised and displayed from the sidebar.
With the gadgets below you will be able to access the information, perform tasks, and interact with your favourite social media platform. You will find gadgets for Twitter, Digg, Delicious, Flickr, WordPress…and much more. You can now have all the info you need at your fingertips.
Todays news covers manhole covers that can be creative and unique (yes, they can), a celebration of the hard work and art of vintage typography and todays final story is why IE6 must die…so that you don’t get a laptop thrown at you!
Todays news features amazing light paintings from from professional photographers Jan Wöllert and Jörg Miedza, beautifully crafted web forms, and finally, quite possibly the most amazing work station you have ever seen.
Whether you have a blog or online business your website will need to have an About Me page. This is probably one of the most important pages on your website. You will generally have to address these points for your readers:
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