Many designers use Photoshop as a graphics editing tool or as a tool for creating website mockups. However Photoshop is primarily meant for digital photo editing. One such area of work is compositing which takes two(or more) photos and combines them together into one photo. Compositing is a difficult skill to pickup but very powerful […]
The process of designing a full website layout comes in many stages. First is sometimes procrastination followed by sketching or writing down ideas. Then after getting frustrated and trashing all those ideas the process will repeat until a usable concept is born. At this point most designers will move on to actually designing a full […]
Learning how to craft brilliant websites will take time and patience. There is no magic Adobe genie who will appear to grant you divine powers over Photoshop. Unfortunately it doesn’t work like that, and even if it did you should obviously ask for infinite wishes first. Prowess in Photoshop is developed by practice and study. […]
The world of print design is long and expansive covering many different areas of focus. Adobe has many programs which cater to the print artists including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. A professional designer should learn as many programs as needed to create whatever they wish to achieve. While InDesign may be perfect for a magazine […]
Aside from regular web & graphics design, the process of designing icons is vast and complex. Iconography can be created with a sketch or from a blank document in digital software. Digital icons can be created using either pixels or vectors. There are many options and the outcome is heavily reliant on the medium, such […]
Every web designer should try using Adobe Photoshop for creating graphics at least once during their career. Adobe offers a free 30-day trial which is perfect for testing out a few tutorials. What makes Photoshop so great is the ability to customize and design PSD files which can be shared between designers and developers. The […]
The newest Adobe Creative Suite has brought on tons of attention for newly interested graphics designers. The field of web design specifically has grown in massive popularity over the past few years. And now we can find hundreds of similar tutorials online discussing many of these new ideas. I’ve put together this collection of 30 […]
In this post we have collected some photoshop and illustrator icon design tutorials. If you like these icon design tutorials you might also want to check out our previous posts below.
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Web designers have been growing en masse for quite some time. And with this dramatic rise in popularity of designing for the web more artists have begun to release their work public. Icons, vectors, layouts, boxes, buttons, badges, and a whole slew of freebies! I’ve gathered 33 of my personal favorite PSDs found around the web.
All web designers should at least take a peek a the listing below. I can’t guaranteed you’ll find anything you need. But it’s always handy to have a backup folder where you can store graphics and PSDs for later usage.