Articles by Vitaly Friedman

Design

40 New And Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

August 23rd, 2010
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40 New And Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

The Internet is bursting with knowledge. Whatever you want is available at your fingertips, and learning new techniques is so easy with the load of useful tutorials that guide you step by step. Adobe Illustrator is powerful indeed, but when used right, it can perform feats that humans will marvel at! So today, we present a collection of some fresh and useful tutorials for...

Essentials

50 Remarkable Free Icon Sets Released In 2010

August 18th, 2010
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50 Remarkable Free Icon Sets Released In 2010

Today we present a refreshing collection of free icon sets. In the past, we posted a huge collection of icon sets and due to the increasing users’ demand, we decided to showcase a yet another collection. Everyone knows that a suitable icon can help users with nice metaphors (if used properly). This is the reason why many artists and designers pay attention to icons...

Inspiration

Hand Painting Art by Guido Daniele

August 16th, 2010
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Hand Painting Art by Guido Daniele

Guido Daniele was born in Soverato (Italy) and now lives and works in Milan. He graduated from Brera School of Arts (major in sculpturing) and he has been painting and participating in personal and group art exhibitions since 1968. In 1990 he added a new artistic experience to his previous ones: using the body painting technique he creates and paints models bodies for different situations...

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50 Stunning 3D Car Renders

August 13th, 2010
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50 Stunning 3D Car Renders

Computer graphics has become truly remarkable about re-creating and illustrating reality. And while most artists still face major obstacles when it comes to rendering organic material, there’s a small subset of 3D images that have been scratching perfection for many years now: 3D vehicle renders. There are so many realistic and beautiful artworks, and if it weren’t for the 3D forums and galleries, you...

Design

Photoshop Web Design Layout Tutorials from 2010

August 12th, 2010
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Photoshop Web Design Layout Tutorials from 2010

Web layouts are crucial for every web design. Whether it is a simple design or an advanced one, Photoshop can often come handy in creating such layouts. We have collected some really creative and helpful recent tutorials that display the process behind creating web layouts in Photoshop.

Design

35 Fresh and Wanted Photoshop Tutorials

August 9th, 2010
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35 Fresh and Wanted Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop needs no introduction; everyone knows it — even those who do not have any design background. Knowing your tools inside out really counts. If you really know Photoshop, you can do almost everything with it — be it photo retouching, photo manipulation, creating fantasy scenes or creating wild and wicked text effects. And in this post we have collected some fresh Photoshop tutorials...

Essentials

80+ Useful PSD Templates For Web Designers

August 5th, 2010
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80+ Useful PSD Templates For Web Designers

Reinventing the wheel is rarely a good idea, and this is especially true when it comes to creative activities such as design. The less time you spend on tedious tasks, the more time you have for expressing your ideas and being original. Fortunatel,y the design community is very generous in this regard, huge amounts of resources are freely available online, from simple design templates...

Inspiration

Phenomenal Animated Videos

August 4th, 2010
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Phenomenal Animated Videos

They say a picture is worth thousand words. And we can proudly add that a video (picture in motion) is worth trillion words. We can express all we want to say through videos. Our friends designers and animators have been showcasing this beautiful gift of creativity and they use it to its fullest potential in some truly outstanding animated videos.

Today we are presenting some...

Inspiration

Showcase of Fresh Texture-Based Web Designs

August 3rd, 2010
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Showcase of Fresh Texture-Based Web Designs

By Callum Chapman Over the past few months, the use of extreme textured images in web design is starting to die down. It was used so excessively that is was almost everywhere we looked when browsing the web. Other developments, such as the use of minimalism in web design and various other styles have slowly pushed the dramatic use of texture out of the...

Design

Brilliant Adobe Photoshop CS5 Tutorials From 2010

July 29th, 2010
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Brilliant Adobe Photoshop CS5 Tutorials From 2010

Adobe Photoshop CS5 is a new, but experienced kid on the block. With its new powerful features, it provides designers with a flexible tool for printing, making a video or designing for the Web. Some of the features added in Photoshop CS5 are Puppet Warp, 3D extrusions with Adobe Repoussé, smart radius feature, Content-Aware Fill and Raw Image Processing, to name a few. In...

Inspiration

Dazzling and Gorgeous Examples of Digital Portraits of Men

July 27th, 2010
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Dazzling and Gorgeous Examples of Digital Portraits of Men

This post showcases the beauty of digital painting portraits. As an art lover, I always admire and enjoy painting portraits as they require more skills and time. Capturing male beauty and emotions in a portrait is a very difficult task that requires talent and skills. For this session, we have compiled a list of 30 stunning and beautiful examples of male digital portraits in...

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50 Useful Articles and Resources You May Have Missed

July 21st, 2010
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50 Useful Articles and Resources You May Have Missed

When it comes to online tutorials and articles, you have to be very careful in choosing the right one from tens of thousands of articles you find as you are seeking help in the Web. So today we present nice articles and tutorials which are easy to understand and will surely add to your knowledge.

Development

50 Useful JavaScript and jQuery Techniques and Plugins

July 20th, 2010
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50 Useful JavaScript and jQuery Techniques and Plugins

We are regularly collecting useful JavaScript and jQuery snippets, libraries, articles, tools and resources and present them in compact round-ups here, on Noupe. This time we are again covering some useful JavaScript and jQuery techniques, plugins and tools that may help you improve the user experience for your site.

Inspiration

50 Creative Cake Designs Around The World

July 14th, 2010
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50 Creative Cake Designs Around The World

Cake is a sweet, baked dessert. Cakes normally contain a combination of flour, sugar, eggs, and butter or oil, with some varieties also requiring liquid and leavening agents. A finished cake is often enhanced by covering it with icing, or frosting, and toppings such as sprinkles. Cake makers create unique and creative cakes to attract new customers, and we have collected some unique and...