30 Inspiring Web Design Layouts from deviantART

May 8 2009 by Tyler Denis | 68 Comments

deviantART, a widely popular online graphic design community, is an unlikely (but surprisingly terrific) place to find inspiration for web design. There are many designers and artists at deviantART who choose to display their beautiful creations to the rest of the community. In this collection, you’ll find some of the best web design layouts created by deviantARTists.

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urben Event

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SlickRSS: A Free RSS Icon Pack

May 8 2009 by Jacob Gube | 17 Comments

SlickRSS: A Free RSS Icon Pack - Leading Image.

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How to Create a Slick and Clean Button in Photoshop

May 7 2009 by Jacob Gube | 131 Comments

How to Create a Slick and Clean Button in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to create a simple and clean "Web 2.0 style" button sprite with a rollover state. You’ll also learn how to set up the sprite using some basic CSS techniques (CSS background sprite and CSS text image replacement).

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15 Excellent Places for Discovering Photoshop Brushes

May 6 2009 by Jacob Gube | 33 Comments

Photoshop brushes let enhance your artwork and designs with custom styles and themes. There is an abundance of free brushes online, but the vastness of the interwebs makes it hard to find exactly what you’re looking for. This article attempts to bring together all the best places for Photoshop brushes, all in one nifty page. Here, you’ll find 15 resources for building your Photoshop brushes collection.

1. Blendfu

Blendfu

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50 Stunning and Beautiful Desktop Wallpapers

May 5 2009 by Mirko Humbert | 111 Comments

If you spend a lot of time on your computer, you probably want to make it a friendly place. A gorgeous desktop wallpaper will personalize your interface and can inspire you creatively.

In this collection, you will find 50 beautiful desktop wallpapers handpicked for just you. You can never have enough wallpapers – and if you’re feeling like your desktop needs a face lift, check these out.

1. Stabilis

Stabilis

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Four Ways Ruby on Rails Can Help You

May 3 2009 by Phil McClure | 42 Comments

Ruby on Rails, an open source web development framework, has revolutionized the way we create web applications. By giving developers the necessarily tools and components needed to build powerful apps in an intuitive development environment, RoR makes development more efficient and less troublesome.

Four Ways Ruby on Rails Can Help You.

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22 Professional Photoshop Image Enhancing Tutorials

May 1 2009 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 99 Comments

Adobe Photoshop is the premier tool for digital artists when it comes to professionally enhancing images. Whether you’re a beginner just learning the ropes or an advanced user looking for unique techniques to add to your Photoshop arsenal, you’ll find some tutorials here that you’ll surely want to bookmark.

In this article, you’ll discover plenty of tutorials that deal with enhancing images, adding unique and impressive effects, and recreating digital replications of popular traditional photography techniques.

1. Cross Processing

Cross Processing

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