You spend weeks working on a website, agonizing over every detail and producing something that you can’t wait to show your client. You’re sure the client will be just as overjoyed as you are about the final look. You click …Continue reading →
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This is another in a series of articles written from the perspective of someone who was a major graphic design client for more than 25 years at major companies before starting their own graphic design company. My time at these major companies was spent in marketing where there were multimillion-dollar budgets for advertising, point-of-sale, packaging, and various graphic design needs. The Myth The vast majority of my graphic design suppliers assume the client is smart and experienced enough to p
Digital Natives are people who have grown up using technology from early childhood. Their mother tongue is the digital language of computers, video games, and the Internet. These young people, usually between 15 and 25 years old, differ from Digital Immigrants (those born before 1985) in their perceptions of interactive products and the way they behave when using them.
People attempting to begin careers as freelancers, in any field, face one major hurdle. How do they get paid for the things they do? There are numerous obstacles, surprises and schemes out there attempting to get free work or products from the individual with the stipulation that the first thing they must face is the […]
More and more designers are turning to blogging to get their ideas about design out there and be heard by the greater design community online. However, there’s one special problem that many of them have: they have nothing really interesting to say about design. They will blog about things that ... Continue reading »
With a clipping mask, it’s much easier to place an image inside text. Follow the steps provided in this tutorial to place an image inside text. Steps to place an image inside text using clipping mask 1. First of all, open Adobe Photoshop. We are using Adobe Photoshop CS5.5 but this also works on earlier or later versions. 2. Next, Open any ...
The term white space is sometimes used interchangeably with negative space, and the concept is the same. Though the term refers to “white” space in particular, the area in question does not have to be white at all. It’s just the empty space around the elements of a webpage layout. Space like this can come […]
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It’s been a while since I’ve received “The E-Mail,” so I guess it shouldn’t have been that much of a surprise when it came today. I must have been living a charmed life, because it hadn’t reared its ugly head in quite a while. Yet there it was. Staring me in the face. Cursor blinking [...]
The new features that come with CSS3 won’t be applicable in Internet Explorer 8-6, and yet we can ignore this disadvantage as The effect will degrade nicely. For example, browsers without the support for CSS3 Box Shadow won’t see the shadow, but this is fine so long as the content ... Continue reading »
Once upon a time, about an hour away from where I currently live, worked a web designer who loved his Photoshop comps and fixed-width layouts. And well, I don’t want to spoil the ending, but that designer was me. Then, as I was minding my own business, the web-based creative community went berserk over this […]
I recently received a great tutorial suggestion from a reader named Brigid who asked if I could create a guide to creating an origami style illustration. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to tackle this design for its advanced shape editing abilities and make particular use of Smart Guides to perfectly align our vector paths. Once the […]
It’s always important to keep your eyes open for inspiration because you can’t tell when you’ll find one. I was driving on the expressway when I saw a billboard for a woman’s fashion wear, and I really loved the background they used, I think they shot it in one of those big cargo containers, so [...]
Sometimes it looks good to create a pencil sketch of your portrait so that it looks like some artist just sketched your image. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a pencil sketch in Photoshop. Steps to create pencil sketch in Photoshop 1. First of all, open Adobe Photoshop. We are using Adobe Photoshop CS5.5 but this also ...