As always, we try to give our readers the best content we can, and today’s freebie pack is no different. This stock photo pack features rough, natural stones and rocks that can be used as stock photos, design elements, and as textures in your commercial and personal design and digital art projects. As usual, we’re providing this to you free of charge; all we ask is that you don’t redistribute the files without our permission. Other than that, rock on!
Blue is a popular color in web designs. Its symbol and meaning ranges from optimism and new opportunities to strength, vigor and trustworthiness. Blue is also said to have a soothing and refreshing quality when seen by people. In this collection, you’ll see exquisite web designs that use blue, in various hues, as a major color.
There’s something about photographs that manages to attract the attention of web users. Indeed, photos can be excellent design elements in a web design. Watch the file sizes of your web pages though; you have to strike a balance between aesthetics and page response times. From images of scenic landscapes to photos of people, the sites in this collection demonstrate the inspiring and visually tantalizing use of photos as chief elements in a web design.
This free website design template is brought to you by Purlize, coders of web designs. This web design template follows web standards and practices, has a fully functional image slider in the featured area, and has support for IE6 and above. This is a companion freebie from the tutorial, Create a Modern Lab Theme Web Design in Photoshop. We would greatly appreciate leaving the attribution link in the footer of the design, but the attribution may be removed at your discretion.
In this Illustrator tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an antique golden compass. We will use simple Illustrator drawing tools such as the Ellipse Tool, Pen Tool and Line Tool. We will get the chance to use gradients and simple vector-drawing techniques throughout the tutorial. If you’re a vector illustration beginner, don’t hesitate to try this tutorial out — I promise it’ll be a great learning experience.
This step-by-step Photoshop graphic design tutorial involves designing a retro-inspired music poster for the hypothetical music event called "Get On That Funk Train," which was held in New Orleans at the Design Instruct Club, in July 1974. The process involves creating a vinyl record from scratch (which will be part of our centerpiece) and combining various images, textures, brushes and a bevy of Photoshop techniques to arrive at the final design.
This is a free Photoshop brush library containing 5 high-resolution, large-scale (~2,500px in width) leaves. Use it to accent your design work for an added organic character. You can use them any way you want except redistributing or selling the actual brush library. Enjoy!