online portfolio

There is no question that graphic designers need to have a portfolio of their work ready at all times. However, the medium – physical or digital – may vary. Ideally, you will have both a physical and a digital portfolio. Physical portfolios can make a stronger impact and are easier to maintain, but digital portfolios Read More →

design portfolio

As a designer, your portfolio is one of the most important pieces that you ever put together. Your portfolio is used to grab the attention of prospective clients, showcase your work, and demonstrate your technical skills and abilities. Keeping your portfolio current and making sure that it reflects the best possible you are crucial steps Read More →

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I can guarantee that, at some point in your life, you have played cornhole. Whether you call it corn toss, bags, baggo, or any other moniker, you played it and loved it. The game is simple, easy, fun, and is a surprisingly good way to express your creativity. The beauty of cornhole is that you Read More →

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Graphic designers are naturally resourceful and creative people. If you find yourself needing some inspiration or if you want to expand your skill set, then consider checking out some of these resources that can be added to your graphic design toolkit. 1. Fonts in Use Do you have an affinity for fonts and want to Read More →

postit

Step 1 Set your Foreground Color to #FFFCDB, select the Rectangle Tool (U) and draw a square (hold shift) Step 2 Go to menu Edit > Transform > Warp. Now you should see an overlay grid on top of the square. Drag the points, handles, or any where in the grid to warp the image. Read More →

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Introduction Heres a really easy way to replicate the “linen” look that Apple uses throughout their stuff (Lion’s Mission Control background). Just by using the Noise and Motion Blur filter you can come up with a really cool looking effect. Step 1 In Photoshop create a new document. Fill the background layer with #aeb6ba. Create Read More →

Ever wanted to make a smooth transition effect on elements on your page when the user passes their mouse over it? Well, with this quick and easy fix you can do just that, purely through CSS. It is simple, all you have to do is in your css file have: * { transition: all .2s Read More →

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Overview Create a sleek looking button in Photoshop. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a sleek looking button in Photoshop. Step 1 Start with a new document, filled with a white background. Choose the Rounded Rectangle Tool, with aRadius of 5px. Then fill it with a teal (#188098) Step 2 Select the Read More →