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My Top Links of the Week for May 10th 2013

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I regularly post links to interesting design tutorials and articles over on my Twitter and Facebook accounts, but in case you missed them here’s a roundup of my top pickings from my recent browsing of the web. This week we have some great content from GoMediaZine, DesignM.ag, Codrops, Vectortuts+ and Psdtuts+.

How to Design and Print Custom Silk Screen Die-Cut Stickers

How to Design and Print Custom Silk Screen Die-Cut Stickers

I’ve always enjoyed GoMediaZine’s illustration tutorials and walkthroughs. This latest post from Jeff Finley shows his process for designing a set of die cut stickers from the initial sketch right through to the various stages of print production.

35 Creative Single Page Portfolio Designs

35 Creative Single Page Portfolio Designs

Single page websites always include great navigation and layout ideas. This roundup from DesignM.ag showcases 35 fresh examples for a quick fix of web design inspiration.

Fullscreen Layout with Page Transitions

Fullscreen Layout with Page Transitions

This recent post from Codrops presents a really cool responsive fullscreen website layout with fancy page transitions. The full source is available for free, so it could be a good base for your own portfolio design.

How to Design and Vector a Set of Character Poses

How to Design and Vector a Set of Character Poses for a Video Game

This brilliant post from Beto Garza on Vectortuts+ shows you how to design a really cool stylized character in Adobe Illustrator, then goes on to build various poses to create complete character animations.

Create a Heroic Firefighter Painting in Photoshop

Create a Heroic Firefighter Painting in Photoshop

While I’ve never mastered the techniques myself I’ve always loved admiring digital painting pieces. If you’re looking to learn how to create amazing artwork, this great tutorial from Psdtuts+ should really help out.

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7 Comments

  1. Some great links here Chris.
    Especially the vector figures.
    Thanks for sharing them.

  2. Olga says:

    Loving the full screen layout idea! The fact that the source is free makes it even more appealing :) I might use it in one of upcoming projects, thanks.

  3. Great tutorials, very helpful for graphic designers to make a practice. The tutorial for a heroic firefighter is awesome. Practicing with these tutorials will also help designers in their regular projects.

  4. Intersog says:

    Great design tutorial, that can be useful for both professional designers and those just starting in graphics design

  5. Some great links and layouts will have to look you up on twitter,thanks for sharing

  6. James Tim says:

    Amazing design tutorial, it can be helpful for us.

  7. The firefighter graphic is awesome, Chris!

    Wow!
    Hat off, mate…

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