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Posts from May, 2010

This Week’s Favourites – May 28th 2010

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In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have a look at the history of design blogs; a tutorial on how to create seamless patterns; a few everyday lessons in freelancing; an awesome illustrative tutorial; and a fantasy photo manipulation tutorial.

The Making of a Blissful Fantasy Album Art Design

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I’ve been wanting to get stuck into some good old photo manipulation artwork for some time, and after being inspired by the recent Alice in Wonderland movie I had to urge to create my own dreamy fantasy scene. Follow this walkthrough of my design process where I build a blissful fantasy scene with various lighting and colouring effects, then use the artwork as a base for a complete album cover design.

Create an Abstract Design with Patterns in Photoshop

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I’ve just finished up another little digital art experiment where I set out to build something cool and abstract out of Photoshop patterns and simple shapes. Follow this walkthrough as I take you through the steps I took to recreate this detailed design with nothing more than gradient and pattern effects.

This Week’s Favourites – May 14th 2010

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In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have a thorough look into the use of grids in web design; a summary of things to know when building theme for Tumblr; a sleek website design tutorial; and two awesome roundups of ultra cool infographics.