All of these tutorials will show you how to take the simplest image and create something eye-popping and professional. Each one uses different tecniques to achieve the result, and I am sure you would agree they are all amazing.
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Sabatier or Solarised is a tecnique in photography in which the negative of a photograph is completely or slightly changed in tone. In a nutshell, dark is light and light is dark.
This tecnique can be created by over exposing the negative of an image or, as with almost all aspects of photography, can be created within Photoshop.
If you have ever tried to display code within a post you will know all about the problems this can cause. That is why there are some amazing developers who create plugins to make that solve this niggly issue.
Retro is a style that is very popular with graphic and web designers, styled properly the effect is amazing. Here are some brush sets to help you with your designs.
All of these bookmarklets/favelets will be useful to all web designers and developers, they are the quickest method for testing, analyzing and tweaking any web page.
These are probably the blog design benckmarks for 2009, they all have there own individual characteristic that defines them as inspiring. They also have one thing in common: They are Amazing.
You will probably agree, all of these tuts are amazing, they all combine great typography, amazing image manipulation, color schemes and bring it all together perfectly.
Great designers know that designing is less thinking and more seeing. Because of this, they have a tendency to find areas other than design showcases or tutorials for new inspiration.
Here are some alternative or different places to find inspiration; inspiration that should help your designs stick out from the crowd.