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28 New Educational Graphics & Print Design Tutorials

by Jake Rocheleau
on December 12, 2013

in Resources

It seems like tutorials on web design often overshadow graphics & print design. Freelancers around the world cater to all types of clients, and graphics are a big piece to this. Work can also include software like Adobe InDesign for publishing books, brochures, magazines, and other print media.

These 28 tutorials are perfect for getting yourself accustomed to the world of graphics, vectors, and publications. Whether you already have some experience or just want to delve into this for the first time – most of these tutorials are super easy to read through. Take a peek at these titles and see if anything catches your interest.

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25 New Adobe Fireworks CS6 Design Tutorials

by Jake Rocheleau
on May 6, 2013

in Resources

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The Adobe Creative Suite 6 was released back in May 2012 and has gained a lot of attention. Programmers working for Adobe have put in tireless effort to make the best digital software packages for creative professionals. One of the more popular titles is Adobe Fireworks – used for creating both vector and bitmap graphics. But Fireworks is also helpful when planning wireframes for website layouts and mobile applications.

In this showcase gallery I have put together 25 detailed Fireworks tutorials for graphics designers. You will find new tips & tricks regarding Fireworks CS6, along with steps for creating your own captivating website layouts. Designers who are familiar with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator can definitely learn quite a bit from these online tutorials. Gloss over some of the headlines below and let us know your thoughts in the post discussion area.

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Cleaner CSS3 Font Stacks for Web Developers

by Jake Rocheleau
on October 28, 2012

in CSS Fonts Resources

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The CSS font-family property is nothing new and has been around for generations. Yet web designers don’t often think just how important the proper fonts can affect your overall website layout. Web-safe fonts have been the typical solution and only recently have we been offered some alternatives.

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This method comes from restrictions based on common operating systems. Mac OS X and Windows machines only have so many pre-installed fonts to choose from. But with CSS3 effects it’s possible to generate creative font stacks with multiple fallback options. In this article I’d like to examine a few trends for creating more appropriate CSS font stacks. Much of this information is common knowledge for advanced developers but it’s worth revisiting as more people are just getting interested in CSS3 design techniques.

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