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Posts from February, 2009
Starting away from the computer, we’ll use a few household objects to create some photographic resources. Then follow this Adobe Photoshop tutorial to manipulate the images with various tools and techiques to produce a vibrant design made up of intense light streams effect.
This week I’ve enjoyed reading a range of articles from design blogs across the web. Topics for this week’s roundup include website background design inspiration and techniques, a great roundup of Illustrator tutorials, some fantastic looking Twitter background designs, a guide to producing high quality textures and a collection of sites to find free vector resources.
I recently had the opportunity to work with fellow design blogger Chris Coyier of CSS-Tricks as part of a little project to produce a cartoon monster mascot for the newly launched service; Are My Sites Up. The challenge was to create a monster character that could become part of the Are My Sites Up branding, during the process I took the time to document each step of the project in order to present The Making of Abe, The Are My Sites Up Mascot.
The sleek appearance of carbon fibre is well associated with a range of sports, popular not only for its strength to weight ratio but often left exposed to showcase its beautiful weave texture. These Photoshop patterns have been constructed using genuine carbon fibre weave to ensure a highly realistic image.
This week I’ve been enjoying a range of articles from various design blogs across the web. A few picks that caught my fancy include an awesome Photoshop tutorial, a roundup of cool brochure designs, a collection of typography tips, a compilation of design resources and some intricate vector freebies.