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Category Archives Graphic Design
Graphic Design Archives
In this category you will find general articles, professional tutorials and handy tools & resources covering all aspects of graphic design.
HDR(High Dynamic Range) imaging is the process of taking several exposures and merging them together into one image. First, take a shot with normal exposure, then one with under-exposure and then overexpose a shot to capture the detail from the shadow. Then, you merge all the photos together to create your HDR image.
Lego creativity is not limited to building bricks and stop motion movies, it extends even to advertising. They can take the simplest concept and often make a powerful and witty statement. There is no end to Lego creativity.
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.
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.
This is the ultimate Photoshop Toolbox, it is not a list of random resources, it is a list of the BEST and most resourceful PS sites available.
The list is separated into the following categories: Free PSD Files Sites, Free PS Brushes Sites, PS Tutorials Sites, Free Filters and Plugins Sites, PS Forums, Photoshop Text Effects, PS Cheat Sheets and Free PS E-Books.
Amazing art work, even though I think everyone must have created these on a Monday morning!!!
Searching for that perfect background for your design can be pretty difficult, from these resources you can browse through 1000s upon 1000s of backgrounds and patterns. Hopefully this will make your search that little bit easier, mind you with this number of resources it may make it harder. Happy browseing!!!
Resources for Adobe Fireworks seem to be few and far between, what is happening? Has Fireworks ran its course, or is it simply not cool any more? Was it ever cool? Photoshop was always the better and more powerful (definitely, harder to use), it seems to have totally taken over. I use Fireworks all the time for quick mock ups, and Photoshop for everything else. It is possibly the easiest graphics editor I have ever used, and would recommend it to anyone.
20 Amazing Examples of Conformal Photography. How do they do this?
I have read in various places that the images are manipulated with Photoshop, I am not sure. Either way it is in an amazing technique.
If anyone knows post it in the comments.
16 Photoshop Actions to add Style and Professionalism to your Images