There are many WordPress themes, page building tools, design element sources, and related services on the market today. With eachContinue Reading
Photographs of all kinds can be excellent sources of design inspiration. In this post we'll take a look at some portrait photo sets that are available on the Behance Network. The photos shown here are a sample of what is available in each photo set. If you see something you like, click through to see more. Portraits by Lionel Deluy from Factory311
The effective use of brushes is an essential skill for anyone who wants to be a skilled Photoshop designer. There are countless brush packs that you can download for free, and other that you can buy, but sometimes you will want to use a brush that doesn't yet exist. In these situations you may want to make your own brushes. Whether you want to learn more about creating brushes for your own use or for distribution, the tutorials featured in this post will give you the skills you need. How to Create a Set of Photoshop Grunge Brushes Veerle shows us a different approach to creating her grunge brushes. She first experiments on paper and then scans her work and creates the brush from there.
I recently had the opportunity to interview freelance designer and blogger Henry Jones. Most of you are probably familiar with Henry's blog Web Design Ledger, and he also launched Card Observer, a gallery of business card designs, a few months ago. Also, last year Henry sold his previous design blog, Design Reviver. Take a few minutes and get to know a little bit more about Henry.
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