You’ve seen those amazing Lego Stop Motion movies all over the internet, they are always very popular, everyone loves them. So, if you ever wanted to be the writer, director and producer of your own movie (with minifigs), this is the article for you. (its easier than you would think!)
Young or old, almost everyone loves Lego. If you admit it or not, you do. For the few that have never played or built with Lego, perhaps they won’t understand the draw that Lego can have, but I am sure they will appreciate the art and the skills of the builders from these sites. Incidentally, I have a three year old son and it is his fault that I am…
All of these freeware applications have been in some cases, modified and trimmed down in size to allow them to fit on to a portable device like a USB drive or a portable hard drive. Rather than carrying a bulky laptop, you can carry all your applications and programs, your bookmarks, local servers, emails, passwords with you anywhere in your pocket. What a great idea!
It is easy to settle for one of the many free themes that are offered online for free. But it is also about time to realize that unique web design might end up costing a few bucks and some of your time…
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.
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.