Tips for Learning the Pen Tool in Adobe Photoshop

by Jake Rocheleau
on June 23, 2014

Everyone who’s tried their hand at Photoshop knows about the pen tool. At first it’s agonizingly difficult and practically mocks every newcomer. But there is a rhyme & reason to the madness. I do hope this post offers enough useful tips for anyone interested in learning this tool.

I’ll preface by saying that to get truly comfortable you’ll need to spend hours and hours of time practicing. There is no shortcut to hard work and real practice when it comes to learning Photoshop. The pen tool could be listed as one of the most difficult skills to grasp. But once it clicks you’ll never really forget – sorta like riding a bicycle or a similar heartfelt cliché.

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Animated Web Design for a Unique Eye-Catching Experience

by Jake Rocheleau
on June 18, 2014

The process of creating a dynamic website takes hard work along with a deeper understanding of design principles. Most of this can be learned from practice and studying what other websites are doing. Animation in web design can be used to enhance almost any page element, and the popularity of jQuery allows anyone to build these effects without much hassle.

I’d like to share a few examples of great animation in web design. Specifically I am focusing on animations which tend to enhance the user experience. Too many flashy elements or sliding panels can get annoying. Over time you’ll find a good limit between too many and too few animations on any given webpage.

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382 free design resources that are hotter than Jennifer Lawrence!(sponsored)

by Megha
on June 12, 2014

Well, of course these web resources are hot. But what makes them hotter is that these are for free! So, if you like designing or already a pro then you are sure to find them hotter than Jennifer Lawrence!

These resources come with high quality making sure that your web projects always maintain the same calibre. So whether you’re looking for “plug and play” visual content, some beautiful textures, or icons, you’re bound to find new favorite free web design resources on this list. If you are a designer then you will certainly want to checkout these high quality resources which you can’t refrain from downloading

Get a sneak peek into these design resources now:

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