Freebie Friday: Tips and Tutorials
Quick Tip: How to Create a Stylised Strawberry Icon in Adobe Illustrator – Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorial
Quick Tip: How to Create a Stylised Strawberry Icon in Adobe Illustrator – Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorial What You’ll Be Creating Hi there fellow icon lovers, todays quick tip sheds light on the process of creating convincing icons in Adobe Illustrator. As a subject for our little case study, Ive chosen a fruit, more precisely a strawberry, which we will have dipped in chocolate. Do Your Research As with any other project, the first thing you should do when you need to create something is learn about the subject.
R: How to Layout and Design an Infographic | R-bloggers
R: How to Layout and Design an Infographic | R-bloggers As promised from my recent article, here’s my tutorial on how to layout and design an infographic in R. This article will serve as a template for more infographic design that I plan to share on future posts. Hence, we will go through the following sections: Layout – mainly handles by grid package.
How To Build A Simple jQuery Horizontal Drop Down Menu
How To Build A Simple jQuery Horizontal Drop Down Menu Tutorials Having a Drop Down Menu is good for hiding unnecessary navigation links when you do not need them. There are a lot of ways of creating drop down menu and there are also many different type of drop down menus around. If you have noticed a Vertical Drop Down Menu is more commonly used compare to a horizontal drop down menu.
How to Design an Effective eBook Cover Using Adobe InDesign – Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorial
How to Design an Effective eBook Cover Using Adobe InDesign – Tuts+ Design & Illustration Tutorial Grabbing a potential readers attention as they browse the Kindle Book Store is the first step towards increasing your sales, and an effectively designed eBook cover is a huge factor in attracting the eye. In this tutorial well look at the Digital Publishing function in Adobe InDesign, and how you can create an effective eBook cover that works equally well at thumbnail and large size. 1. With this in mind, you should routinely check the sizing recommendations of the publishing sites you are hoping to sell your eBook through, and revise the dimensions of your cover appropriately.
Lightroom Tips: how to use the Tone Curve panel to fine tune tone values | Digital Camera World
Lightroom Tips: how to use the Tone Curve panel to fine tune tone values | Digital Camera World In this quick Adobe Lightroom tutorial well show you how to take more precise control over the tones in your photographs by tweaking specific values using Lightrooms powerful Tone Curve panel. How to use Lightrooms Tone Curve panel 01 Make basic adjustments Download our start files and follow along! The photo is under-exposed, so set Exposure to +0.60.
Create An Elegant CSS3 Navigation Menu
Create An Elegant CSS3 Navigation Menu Tutorials Navigation menus are the most important portion of any website. Along the way, we will explore the usage of CSS3 features like gradients, box-shodows and text-shadows. After the body tag, we have a div tag with a class of wrap to give the content area a width of 960px and to center-align the content.
Creating a CSS3 Responsive Menu
Creating a CSS3 Responsive Menu Tutorials Today, I’m going to create a responsive menu using CSS3. This tutorial aims to provide step by step instructions to enable you to create a responsive navigation menu that adapts to varying screen sizes, with the help of CSS media queries. I also used html5doctor.com’s Reset Stylesheet for the demo.
Creating a Groupon-Like Count Down Timer
Creating a Groupon-Like Count Down Timer Tutorials Groupon is definitely one of the most rapid growth websites over past two years. As it spreads all over the world, a lot of Groupon clone sites have been built up. Despite how many different interface designs are there, the only element that is persistent across all of the clones’ sites is the timer.
Creating Slick, Stylish and Scalable CSS3 Buttons
Creating Slick, Stylish and Scalable CSS3 Buttons If you want to see these CSS3 buttons in action, check out the demo. Getting Started All of the CSS3 buttons that we create today will be styled forms of anchor tags. Some like to use button elements for these, but I find its easiest to use anchor tags so you can easily add the :hover and :active pseudo classes and quickly add href to it to complete the button.
Creating the New Google Plays Multi-Level Navigation from Scratch
Creating the New Google Plays Multi-Level Navigation from Scratch Tutorials Google have recently released a new Google Play website complete with a new redesign and what caught my attention was the way they implemented their navigation bar. In this demo, I decided to use an awesome icon webfont called Elusive Icons created by a Github user, aristath in place of Googles own icons, so make sure youve included this webfont and a jQuery library before you begin. The HTML part is pretty straightforward.