It’s never been easier to set up and create your own WordPress blog, site or online shop. Indeed, one only need look at WordPress providers like this to see how comprehensive and simple the process has become for the average user. But in light of recent news regarding vulnerabilities identified in several WordPress plugins, the question has to be asked: How safe is your WordPress site? Well, the answer, unfortunately, is that in a world full of hackers, there are
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In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial I’ll take you through the process of creating vector artwork with just a handful of basic tools, simple shapes and flat colours to build up a fun composition. Abstract vector illustrations like this can be applied to anything, it could be printed on the back of a business card, […]
There are many different ways to take a picture, shoot a portrait, snap a shot. Whatever you want to call it, there are a variety of techniques to use when capturing the perfect shot. Looking to utilize Mother Nature’s splendour for the right image? Shooting an outdoor portrait gives the photographer even more options. While there is no one way to take the perfect outdoor portrait, there are a few core guidelines to keep in mind. Finding a Subject Before you pick your location, you will ne
The thought of making a video game can be daunting. There’s code to write, 3D assets to model and texture, sound design, music, gameplay, voice acting, multiplayer, platform integration, marketing, bugs to patch… The list never seems to end. It...
On the other hand, if it is too short it will feel unnatural – or the user may miss it entirely. Unfortunately, all you can do is to evaluate the transition by your eagle eye and gut feel. The best advice I've found is not to give all your transitions the same timing. Just play around and find the right balance. Also note that even a difference of 0.05s matters.
Because this texture is currently very dark, it would hide almost all of the skull if we used it as a mask. A simple solution is to invert the colors by hitting CMD+I or CTRL+I. Note: if you are using a different texture that isn’t already black and white, use Hue/Saturation to convert it to grayscale first.
WordPress is remarkably popular, scalable, open-source and affordable CMS/blogging system. The vast majority of people are creating their websites on WordPress because it offers striking plugins and themes. In fact, both big and small businesses are using WP sites to boost their productivity and increase their ROI. But with time it becomes necessary to design […]
Every week, new content is published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here is a short list of what was added the week of August 24, 2015. COURSES How to Make a Video Game – Nick Pettit In this course, you’ll learn...
It takes real skill to create a usable design from nothing but imagination. However the creative part is only the first half of the puzzle – the rest is figuring out how to technically create your idea. Programs like Photoshop and Sketch are industry standards and once you learn how to use them you’ll command […]
Quick note: Later in this post I share a real-life example our company used that worked awesomely. And I break down why it worked so well, too. Okay, onward! I am a big believer in “cold” letters, be they in printed […]
I’ve been getting really into Photoshop’s 3D tools recently. They’re fantastic for creating simple 3D models with ultra realistic lighting and materials like metals, plastic and wood. Chrome is one effect that is often mimicked in Photoshop with various gradients and layer styles, but the 3D feature in versions CS6 and CC allow you to […]
It may seem like the design world is all digital but there's still a tremendous demand for print work. Graphic designers commonly jump around to various print jobs or even shift into digital... Click through to read the rest of the story on the Vandelay Design Blog.
Just want to point out that there are few links on this page that no longer work. Also is it still safe to use this post as a reference if there are elements that people are pointing out above and because it is over 5 years old now? I'm new to session management.
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I wrote a blog post yesterday explaining why I shan’t be attending a 2-day $1850 “business conference.” Read here. I posted it on my Facebook page and someone replied, asking me what I think constitutes a GOOD bio. It’s a very legit question, so I put on my very legit thinking cap and wrote down my [...]