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350+ Brushes, Textures, and Fonts: Massive Hand Drawn Roundup

July 10, 2008 • By

You don’t need to have your finger on the pulse of web design trends to know that hand drawn style is hot right now. To achieve this look you have a few options: you can do some sketches and doodles on paper and scan them in, or you can draw them directly in Photoshop. The third option would be to take advantage of the resources found in this article.READ MORE


400+ Swirls, Curls, and Fleurons

June 30, 2008 • By

Ornamental web design is often comprised of swirling, curling, or flower shaped elements. This style is influenced from decorative art pieces and architectural accents from centuries ago. Using ornamental style is a great way to give your site a classic look. Here is a list of Photoshop brushes that should help you out with your next ornamental design.READ MORE


25 Awesome Stock Texture and Photo Websites

June 27, 2008 • By

This is a guest post by Omar the Radwan. Omar is a consultant by day; and an artist, musician, and photographer by night.

Whether creating a grungy website or designing an event flyer, using the right textures and photos are key. Not only should the images be sharp and clear, but finding the right size (usually huge) is important as well. We take a look at some great stock texture and photo websites that provide these much needed tools at a price that fits everyone’s budget (FREE). READ MORE


300+ Vintage Style Textures and Photoshop Brushes

June 16, 2008 • By

Vintage design, when done well, can make a user feel like they have been transported back in time. This particular style often uses design elements that look like they were found in the attic of an old house dating back to the 1920’s, 30’s, or 40’s. If you have a project coming up that requires this type of design, here is a big roundup of textures and Photoshop brushes, all found at deviantArt.READ MORE


Incredible Workspaces: Part I

June 13, 2008 • By

If you have ever had to work in a place that didn’t exactly get the creative juices flowing, you probably understand the importance of a nice workspace. For web designers, having a great workspace is essential. What we do is centered around creativity, and being creative is often aided or hindered by our surroundings.READ MORE


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