A logo featuring fruit cannot be boring (it will not work). The trick to a good fruit logo is to emphasize what makes the fruit mouth-watering: bright colors and juicy shapes. Web 2.0 style logo design can help with this. In this tutorial I outline the steps to create a Juicy Strawberry Logo like this one: Strawberry Logo Tutorial Here are the steps to create a juicy and fresh strawberry…
In this CSS (2 & 3) round-up article we have focused on highlighting as many varied techniques covering as many aspects of web, mobile and application development as possible. And believe me, it wasn’t easy! Due to CSS3s current popularity, the volume of new tutorials and fresh ideas has jumped skywards. We simply could not highlight all of the articles and tutorials, there were far too many! What we have…
While most artists may use similar techniques for vector art and portraits, individual artists develop wildly differing styles in the images they create. Some produce photo-realistic images, while others opt for cute cartoon graphics or far-out sci-fi and psychedelic aesthetics. This post brings together 18 of the best examples of vector portraits, and at the bottom of the post you will find a selective collection of vector portrait tutorials. 1….
Giving users the ability to interact with your web site is one of the key elements to its success. Allowing users to post a comment or response and socially sharing are two of the basic fundamentals of web interaction, another, maybe less popular, is giving users the quickfire option of grading or rating a post, by using the super simple five star method or by the voting up or down…
The growth and popularity of Wordpress continues to spiral to a seemingly endless end. It continually proves itself time time and again that it has very few limitations, and is rapidly pushing itself to being, if not the best, but certainly the most versatile CMS available. Out of the box it is certainly not perfect, but in the hands of the huge WP community, it might just be.
In this tutorial, written again by Violet Bag, you are going to learn how to change a normal and basic image of a little kid and transform his face so that it appears to be constructed with text.
There are fifteen easy to follow steps to complete this tutorial and should not take you any longer than 30 minutes to complete.
This tutorial is about understanding, learning and mastering the some of the new features and properties of CSS3.
Adobe Illustrator can at first seem a little bit intimidating and daunting (speaking from first hand experience) to work with, whereas it is in many ways similar to working within Photoshop (or any other graphic editor), but in others very very different. And the thing is, quite often certain design techniques with Illustrator may seem at first complex, but in actual fact are very very simple – Its just about learning these techniques.
CSS3 is slowly but surely creeping into mainstream web design, more and more designers are using it, albeit in small doses, but it is certainly gathering momentum. It is an exciting time for web design.
A few weeks back we published an article called 20 CSS3 Tutorials and Techniques for Creating Buttons, just to start the CSS3 ball rolling, this time around we focus on some menu and navigation techniques that make use of the wonderful new properties that CSS3 offers.
At some time or another we have all seen it – neighborhood walls with old and deprecated graffiti or, just as common, you may have seen some flyers or posters that have been stuck for so long on these walls that they start to peel and hang on by their edges. It is this effect that is recreated in this tutorial. Rather than use typical graffiti or a common poster this tutorial opted to combine the two, and have old and peeling posterized letters graffiti slowly peeling and falling from the wall.
DeviantART stands out as one of the most popular means of showcasing your design portfolio, were users of any artistic level can upload there art and allow others to offer a critique. In this article, written by Richie Thimmaiah, he has rounded up some of the most awesome looking 3D glossy logo concepts, all designed with only Photoshop and have all been showcased on DevianART. He has also have provided…
As a graphic designer you will never reach the point were you can say “Yep, I know everything, nothing left for me to learn!“. It doesn’t work that way, graphic design is a constant evolution of learning new techniques, knowing latest design trends and all the while staying focused on your own art integrity. Photoshop is the tool of choice for most designers,there maybe other powerful graphic editor that offer…
Out of the box Wordpress is a highly versatile, powerful and feature rich CMS. Add to that, the seemingly endless professionally developed themes and there huge library of powerful plugins and you now have the potential to build anything you could ever possibly conceive without limitation…. Or are there limits?