6 Dec

AS3 for Beginners – Migrating from Flash 8 to Flash CS3 Professional

Here is a very nice tutorial for everyone migrating from flash 8 to flash cs3 by Jen deHaan @ Adobe: Adobe® Flash® CS3 Professional introduces many new and changed elements in the workspace that improve the way you work with Flash. It also features new tools you can use to create exciting new applications, or [...]


3 Dec

A Guide to creating 3D Text in Adobe Illustrator

By Tyler Denis Source: http://bit.ly/d32lM2 It isn’t always necessary to use a 3D program to create 3D text — they’re expensive and overkill if you just occasionally use 3D elements. Adobe Illustrator is more than adequate in allowing us to create some 3D objects with some basic shading for our text. In this tutorial, we [...]

24 Nov

TOP 5 Typography Crimes

Typography is not just crunching a keyboard in Word, making a few words bold and few words red. Now that we have that established, here are what I’ve experienced as the Top Five Typography Crimes, in order of what I consider to be the worst offenses. 1. Double Spaces “But I was always taught to [...]


23 Nov

Fantastic New File Transfer Site

Source: http://bit.ly/fUyz2u Author: Bernardo Carvalho Thanks for sharing Bernardo!… We love companies that help our everyday lives: WeTransfer have launched a beautiful easy-to-use file transfer service. As creative designers, we often need to send large files to our clients and colleagues. This service features 2GB allowance, 2 weeks availability, 20 receivers for downloads and its FREE without [...]

17 Nov

The 30 CSS Selectors you Must Memorize

Source: http://bit.ly/d6zjqy Author: Jeffrey Way So you learned the base id, class, and descendant selectors – and then called it a day? If so, you’re missing out on an enormous level of flexibility. While many of the selectors mentioned in this article are part of the CSS3 spec, and are, consequently, only available in modern [...]

16 Nov

Water Text in Pixelmator

Source: http://bit.ly/cg6Brd Author: Fabio Sasso In this tutorial, I will show you how to create text with water effects. To do this, we will use some stock photos with masks and image adjustments. I will also show you how to create bevels using Pixelmator. Step 1 Open Pixelmator and create a new document. I used [...]