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Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Semi-Realistic MacBook Pro from Scratch

March 14th, 2012
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Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Semi-Realistic MacBook Pro from Scratch

In the following Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create a semi-realistic MacBook Pro from scratch. First, you will learn how to use the grid and the snap to grid for an easier workflow. We’ll start with some simple vector shapes and several warp techniques along with a bunch of...

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Beyond the Building Blocks: Collection of Architectural Photography

March 13th, 2012
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Beyond the Building Blocks: Collection of Architectural Photography

Our lives are passively impacted architecturally on a daily basis. To the point where we are virtually desensitized and often do not even take notice of these magnificent architectural structures. We drift in and out of these buildings, pass by them as we move to our destinations, and yet the buildings seem...

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Web Throwback: Showcase of Vintage and Retro Web Design

March 12th, 2012
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Web Throwback: Showcase of Vintage and Retro Web Design

Given the popularity of vintage and retro styles among the web design community, we thought we would take an opportunity and shine a spotlight on some of those styles applied to websites. With so many flawless examples of vintage and retro web design floating around the internet it was a bit...

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Crossing Over: Showcase of Inspired Bridge Photography

March 9th, 2012
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Crossing Over: Showcase of Inspired Bridge Photography

Both architecturally and metaphorically speaking, bridges are such amazing structures. Representing an unstoppable desire to move forward and crossover what gaps lay before us, they stand as sturdy testaments to our ability to solve problems. Also demonstrating our resolve to create shortcuts where needed. So they can stand for so much, as they...

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Lasting Impressions: Unusual Business Cards That Will Definitely Be Kept

March 7th, 2012
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Lasting Impressions: Unusual Business Cards That Will Definitely Be Kept

As a designer creating a good business card for yourself can be quite task. The need for a visually appealing business card design is greater than in other work fields. There are 2 steps to giving a business card, not only as a designer, but as a business individual in...

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Web of Color: Bold and Beautiful Uses of Color in Web Design

March 6th, 2012
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Web of Color: Bold and Beautiful Uses of Color in Web Design

As we look around the web, we see so many examples of designers who have brilliantly used color in web design projects to make the page or various page elements really pop. Even in some cases when we see designers opting for more minimal designs, using bold splashes...

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Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water

March 5th, 2012
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Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water

Nature provides great inspiration for digital art, and water is one of the most visually impressive aspects of nature. Many photo manipulators choose to work with water as it's fluidity, opacity and reaction to light are all great foundations of art. Water also brings with it tremendous energy. The splashes, waterfalls and flows offer a...

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Top Fifteen Photography Portfolio Sites

March 2nd, 2012
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Top Fifteen Photography Portfolio Sites

What sets great images apart? What do the most successful photographers do to make their work stand out? Often the difference between a great photo and a great photo that captivates and prompts exploration is a good showcase.

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A Showcase of Beautiful Bird Photography

February 27th, 2012
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A Showcase of Beautiful Bird Photography

Nature photography is often more beautiful than photography featuring manmade subjects, as it presents us with the beautiful randomness of the world around us. Some of the most stunning creatures within nature are birds. With around 10,000 species of birds, bird photography presents us with an endless variation of colors, patterns and visuals.

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Faces of Imagination: A Showcase of Inspiring Digital Portraits

February 23rd, 2012
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Faces of Imagination: A Showcase of Inspiring Digital Portraits

As the never ending quest for inspiration pours on, we have taken our search for creative works back into the area of digital art. This time around we have found some wonderful pieces that were drawn by a range of very talented artists. Though this showcase is a collection of digital...