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Colours in Web Design

As designers colour is a powerful tool at our disposal. Throughout life our culture and the influences around us have conditioned us to relate colours to emotions and actions. Traffic lights are the simplest form, green for go, amber for … Continue reading

Web Design Tutorial – Introduction to Patterns/Textures in Photoshop

In this week’s web design video blog, James shares a simple tutorial for working with subtle patterns or textures in your website design. Continue reading

A break from webdesign – Photo manipulation

This week I wanted to look at another artistic discipline, Photo manipulation. Continue reading

Web Design Tips: Content-Aware Scale

Today Kim reveals an incredibly useful Photoshop function called Content-Aware Scale that enables users to resize images without distorting key visual elements Continue reading

Web Design Freebie: Subtle Texture Patterns

In today’s post Kim has created a set of 10 subtle texture patterns for you to use in your design projects Continue reading

Web Design Freebie: Banners and Ribbons

This week Kim has designed some great banners and ribbons that you can download in PSD form from the post Continue reading

Web Design Tutorial: 3D Lines With Photoshop Noise Gradient

Today Kim gives a tutorial on how to create some cool 3D effect lines created using Photoshop’s noise gradient tool Continue reading

Web Design freebie: ZeroBundle – LOADS of free PSD’s

Today Gav shares with us a really awesome freebie resource from ZeroBundle. A pack of free PSD files to help you give your web design that extra zing! Continue reading

Web Design Tutorial – How to create warped ‘paper’ style shadows in Photoshop

In this week’s web design video tutorial – James shares 2 techniques using Photoshop’s Warp tool for creating ‘paper-effect’ shadows in your design. Continue reading

Web Design Photoshop Tutorial: Alpha Channel Selections

This week Kim shows us how to use Photoshop’s Threshold function and Alpha channels to create grunge textures on flat colour images. Continue reading