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In the first part of this series, we presented stock photography from a marketing and advertising perspective. You learned about different license types, the photo subjects most sought after by stock agencies, copyright, licensing and...
In this tutorial, we'll create a complex glowing wallpaper using Photoshop. We'll be using custom brushes, several blending modes, lightning techniques, and blurs. The tutorial was created using free resources, so you can easily recreate...
With the 25th anniversary of the first Macintosh computer coming up on January 24th, 2009, we're taking a look back in time at the evolution of Apple products. Most have been notable leaps forward, while some were famous flops. Whether or not...
In spite of the tremendous expansion of the Internet, the power of the printed word remains strong and popular. Print media is where it all began and today we take a close look at some amazing design magazines that can really boost your productivity...
Whether you're a seasoned professional or a student just diving in to the web design field, audio podcasts are a great way to learn about new techniques and listen to discussions with big name pros without spending a fortune on conference fees....
It seems that just over the last year the quality of Photoshop tutorials have really improved. There have always been a plethora of Photoshop tutorial sites out there, but much of their content was sub par and not very educating. Today, however,...
This article is the first part of a 2 part series in which you will learn about the basics of stock photography, the license types, what to submit and how to make money off stock photography. I'll also cover a few insider and marketing tips that...
In this tutorial, we'll explore how to add more energy and dynamism to a photo. The effects can be extended and used on a multitude of photos to create a feeling of motion and vibrancy to a static image. The tutorial was created and written by renowned...
In this tutorial I will walk you through a few steps that will show you how I managed to create this illustration. I would like to give all the credit for this to Chris Haines. He is a very talented designer from Australia and one of the depthCore...
Creating new web designs from scratch can be lucrative, but it's also time consuming. If you want to make money repeatedly off of one design — without having to spend more time on it — the easiest way is to sell it as a theme or template. More...
Social media sites and technologies like Twitter and Digg are something that the tech savvy take completely for granted.  We just automatically assume that if you are on the Internet, you are using social media. This isn't really the case....
Rich-text editors, also known as online rich-text editors, are web components that allow users to edit and enter text within a web browser. Rich-text editors are used in numerous ways such as in enhancing your comment input form or as part of...
Today we're going to demonstrate how to peel a hand in Photoshop. You can use this technique to peel other objects of course. This is the final image preview.. Step 1 Let's get started, first download this picture of an open hand. You can use any...
As a webdesigner (and technologically savvy user of the Internet), there is no excuse for you not to be using Firefox as your primary web browser.  If you aren't using Firefox yet, you need to go and download it right now.  Not only does Firefox...