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Paul Andrew (582 Posts)

About: Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

10 Flash Image Gallery Tutorials

There probably is quite a lot of debate which is the better for creating an image slideshow or gallery, CSS or Flash? Each has its own advantages and everyone has their preference, but I am sure most would agree that Flash has a special feel of sleekness, style and professionalism. Flash does have an air of being technically difficult to develop, but with these ten easy to follow Flash Gallery and Slideshow Tutorials, you will be able to put your fears to rest, and create a beautiful and dynamic gallery.

22 Adobe Flash Menu and Navigation Tutorials

Flash design is being used less and less within web design nowadays, ads and games aside. We all know how about its down sides, and everyone certainly hates the “Click here to open in Full Screen” links that are, fortunately, not being used as much as in years gone by. There is no denying it though, visually Flash is beautiful. Is it time for a revival?

21 Amazing Movie Posters Recreated with Lego

There is seemingly no end to Lego creativity. Models, stop motion movies, amazing ads and art recreation…
And now, even movie posters are being recreated with that unique-tongue-in-cheek style you can only get with lego bricks and minifigs. If you love movies and you love Lego, you will love these posters.

28 Impressive Pop Art Photoshop Tutorials

Pop Art is a style of modern art that focuses its attention on well known images of popular culture such as from advertising, film, billboards, comic strips and even supermarket packaging. With the proper use of color and images, a sprinkle of humor and a bucket load of talent, the pop-art effect can be really impressive.

42 Amazing Resources for Inspirational Typography

There are many theories to what constitutes good typography, its not as simple as choosing an appropriate font and setting it in the style of a particular project, that would be too easy. Theories and tutorials are one thing, putting typography into perfect practice is another, and is perhaps the hardest part of any design. Every designer you ask will give you a different answer to what constitutes good type, where is the benchmark?