Website builders have been gaining more popularity and traction lately, thanks to services such as Wix and Webnode. These online website creators allow you to create a full website, free of charge, directly in your browser without any prior knowledge of website development. Many of these services also offer premium packages with additional features, for a small cost per month,
I know, I know…none of us creative types want anything to do with coding past the very basic HTML/CSS we need to know to get our designs to the developers. Doing development is something for those programming grunts, those code jockeys, those geeks. Why should we enter the trenches of development when it’s so nice up here with the Photoshop brushes, afternoon tea, and MacPros?
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, there are plenty of high quality Photoshop tutorials floating around the web. Below you will find a list of some of my favorite picks for 2008.
Logo design in today’s world is totally under rated. People do not understand how important a good logo is and how valuable it is to their business. In this article I am going to outline the ways in which you should NOT go about getting your logo designed… that is, if you are truly serious about business.
Today we’re featuring 40 fractal images created using Apophysis. It’s a free Windows program for designing and rendering fractal flames. You can download the software for free at SourceForge Recently, Apophysis has been getting more and more popular among the community of DeviantArt. Apophysis, and competing fractal product UltraFractal, are the most popular
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Liveblogging may very well be the future of traditional news media and blogging. Now you can stream information live on the internet and Twitter while an event is happening using nothing more than your laptop and free LiveBlogging software. People have been doing it on a widespread basis for the past year, thanks to a plethora of free LiveBlogging tools that have sprung up almost overnight.
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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 will help you get accepted and simply create better stock photos. Simply put, stock photography is a collection of photos that can be used
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 artist Mike Harrison (a.k.a. destill) and this is his first tutorial for a blog. His work has been featured in Computer Arts and Advanced
And that’s a wrap for 2008… We’d like to wish all of you, your families and friends, a very happy, healthy and successful 2009!!! We truly appreciate and thank everyone of you for supporting us since our recent launch through the blog by leaving us comments or on other sites such as Digg, Delicious and others. Also, many thanks to all of you who are following our updates
It has happened to everyone. You spend countless hours producing a beautiful, pixel-perfect comp only to have it rejected by the client because it isn’t what they were envisioning in their mind’s eye. It’s the dreaded “I’ll know it when I see it” curse. You get sent back to the drawing board, your ego and the budget take a hit, and everyone is frustrated
We’re currently being featured in the design category at WordPress.org If you enjoy the work we’re doing at WDD, and would like to rate us based on our implementation and use of WordPress which we currently use to power our blog, please head over to WordPress.org and make your voice count by giving us a good rating. Thanks in advance for all your support, it’s very
Simply put, usability is making your website easy for your visitors to find the information they need when they need it. A common misconception about usability amongst web companies is that usability is expensive. Yes, there are multi-national companies that spend thousands of dollars on usability tests and research, but for an everyday company usability is achievable without
127 comments/ Dec 29, 2008