Archive for the ‘Photoshop’ Category

Making The Web a Less Colorful Place

Krish,  Friday, March 6th, 2009

The web is a colorful place. It’s easy to choose any color you can imagine, and put it into your design. No mixing paints, and no worrying about color-printing costs.

It’s easy to have a colorful web page, and very tempting to do so. But what is the alternative?

Monochromatic DesignMonochromatic design is design with one color. You select a single base color, and then add white and black to it to produce different shades of that color.

Your design consists solely of your monochromatic palette, and various shades of gray.

Example of a monochromatic palette
, with the base color at the right and left ends of the top and bottom rows respectively:

There are a number of color tools like (Color Schemer Gallery, Javascript Color Picker, Color Palette Generator and I like your Colors)  available to help you make your palette, if you prefer to use them.

Examples of some Monochromatic Design:


Graphics & Font Inspirations

Krish,  Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

2 new inspirational resources for Designers in the form of Graphics and Font styles.

Vektorika

This mag is predominately a showcase for vector artists. So there is plenty of eye candy and lot’s of fun work on display. There are also thoughtful and mature artists presented in the magazine as well. You’ll see extremely personal work, commercial work, and work that spans multiple genres. Each artist gets a full page and a link. So, if you really like a particular artists work you can learn more about them.

Font Magazine

This magazine promotes fonts, it also provides inspiration and commentary on design and visual communication. This magazine brings us interesting articles from a global perspective. It focuses on design that makes a difference in various places around the world in order to broaden our perspective on design.

Illustrator & Photoshop combined to produce great effects

Krish,  Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Enrich yourself with this detailed tutorial where you can combine Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to produce great looking art work.

Great looking Desktop Wallpaper Calendars

Krish,  Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Check the out the new Desktop Wallpaper Calendars from the smashing magazine team for the month of November. These cool artworks would surely glorify your desktop and lead you to the best mood for everyday in November.

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/31/desktop-wallpaper-calendar-november-2008/