Christmas is nearly upon us, and for web designers, traditionally that means a huge slowdown in the work coming in the door. So what are you to do with all that spare time?
Well, why not take advantage of this great offer from our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, and purchase this incredible set of eBooks from Smashing Magazine.
Then be ready to hit the ground running in January with your new-found expert status!
This brilliant value bundle includes 7 essential eBooks, covering Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, and clever techniques for mastering the web.
Smashing Book #3 1/3: The Extension picks up where Smashing Book #3 left off, covering even more essential techniques and an in-depth case study of Smashing Magazine's responsive redesign.
Mastering Photoshop for Web Design, Volumes 1, 2 & 3 contain over 660 pages of solid advice, tricks and tips for mastering the daddy of all image editing applications. You'll learn everything from color management to typography, photo retouching to design etiquette. These three books are essential for anyone serious about their craft.
Mastering Illustrator is a 283 page eBook that will teach you the essentials of one of the world's best Vector applications. You'll learn to use this incredible program to create vector graphics and prepare artwork for the web.
Mastering Fireworks is 309 pages of Fireworks goodness, covering the full power of Adobe Fireworks, including the design workflow, extracting logos with levels and creating a pattern library. A must have for any aspiring web designer.
Each eBook comes in three DRM-free formats, PDF, ePUB and Mobipocket.
Have you read books from the Smashing collection? Which book was the best value for money? Let us know in the comments.
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