Business Online

Tools and Resources for Grammar, Copywriting, Spelling and More

September 8th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Tools and Resources for Grammar, Copywriting, Spelling and More

So much of the web is based around written content that it’s important for anyone who works online to have a good grasp of language, including grammar and spelling. But it’s not always easy to find reputable sources that can teach us these things if we didn’t learn them in school (or retain them for long after). Below are over thirty great resources for...

Design

The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox

September 7th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox

For years now, whenever designers have been asked about their go-to program for image editing and creation, one of the top answers that comes back, is Adobe Photoshop. Its generations of evolution has centered around the growth of any number of digital imaging professionals and has made this software giant a staple in the graphic design...

Essentials

The Ultimate Round-Up of iPad Wallpapers

September 6th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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The Ultimate Round-Up of iPad Wallpapers

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Everybody is talking about the iPad. We see more creative applications designed for the iPad, and we see more magazines and publishers experimenting with the new medium. Also, we see more users interacting with the tablet, and integrating it in their daily routine. And because you may be spending more time...

Inspiration

40 Awesome Works of Art Made From Paper

September 3rd, 2010
by Tim Mercer
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40 Awesome Works of Art Made From Paper

Paper is a humble medium. It’s often cheap and you probably have some within 20 feet of you right now. Most of us just use it for jotting down ideas, writing notes or doodling but some resourceful artists out there use it to create stunning works of art. Often referred to as papercraft, this art form take the ordinary and transforms it into the...

Tutorials

30 Fantastic and Splendid Digital Painting Tutorials

September 2nd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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30 Fantastic and Splendid Digital Painting Tutorials

We all have our spirit of imagination from our childhood — we give a shape to our thoughts by drawing image on school yard, on a piece of paper or on a digital tablet. Photoshop, Wacom and Illustrator are beautiful tools that help us transform our imagination into beautiful drawings. Today we present useful tutorials teaching us techniques for digital drawing and painting.

Essentials

Beautiful Beach and Palms Wallpapers for Your Desktop

September 1st, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Beautiful Beach and Palms Wallpapers for Your Desktop

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We love to spice up your desktop with nice wallpapers, and sometimes with nature photography. It all depends on your mood. In this post, we’ll be showcasing Beautiful Beach Wallpapers. You’ll get to see the detail, skill, and dedication that go into creating these incredible wallpapers, and how they...

Tutorials

Print Tutorial: Creating A Magazine Cover

August 31st, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Print Tutorial: Creating A Magazine Cover

Graphic design in a print environment can be a nice change for someone who normally does web design. It’s a slightly different skillset, but still incorporates a lot of the same concepts. Print projects can be an exciting new challenge, something that lets a designer stretch their creativity a bit and even recharge if they’re getting stressed out by too many web design projects....

Business Online

Promoting Yourself To… GASP!… Live People!

August 30th, 2010
by Speider Schneider
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Promoting Yourself To… GASP!… Live People!

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A friend of mine started an organization named “Creative Connect,” a twice a month get-together for anyone in the creative field. He said it was to, “get people away from their computers and to get them talking at least twice a month.” Mostly designers, programmers, illustrators and photographers with a spattering...

Essentials

40+ Elegant Free CSS/(X)HTML Templates from 2010

August 27th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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40+ Elegant Free CSS/(X)HTML Templates from 2010

Today we present some useful free CSS/(X)HTML templates which are available for free download and use. You may want to consider using them for your next projects or build upon them, creating more advanced themes from these basic templates.

Apps

45 Free Applications For Designers And Developers

August 26th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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45 Free Applications For Designers And Developers

By Callum Chapman Whether you’re just starting out in the graphic or web design industry, or you’ve been in it for years, the chances are there will occasionally be a time where you want to get a feel for a particular type of application (maybe something similar to Cinema 4D or Adobe Illustrator) before spending big bucks on it. Maybe sometimes you just need...

Inspiration

50 Stunning Examples of Photo Manipulation Art

August 25th, 2010
by Obaid ur Rehman
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50 Stunning Examples of Photo Manipulation Art

Now almost everyone knows that Photo Manipulation is art with which you can create digital miracles. Yes, you got me right! If you know how to manipulate your pictures, you can do whatever you want. Photo manipulation is one of the most creative art forms today, but it requires skills and precision. Here we present some examples of photo manipulation related to nature, photography,...

Inspiration

Beautiful Woodwork Art

August 24th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Beautiful Woodwork Art

By János Rácz In the age of the Web, with personal computers and tablets, we tend to forget that art has been around for a really, really long time and that this digital field is just one of the many media in which art and design have a form. Fortunately, there are many artists out there who still turn to more traditional methods of...