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  • Web Design
    The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Chinese FontsPink
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    How many glyphs are there in a Chinese font set? Does Chinese have “serifs” and “sans-serifs”? What is the Helvetica of the Chinese font world? We’ll answer all these questions and more as we cannonball into the deep end of East Asian typography.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Paint a Dapper Victorian Cat in Adobe PhotoshopDappercat preview
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    Even cats can be hipsters. Inspired by the portraiture of the Victorian era, today's tutorial will show you how to paint your very own dapper cat using Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom Pen Tablet. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creative Arabic Calligraphy: Kashida, Ta'jîm and TashkîlPrev
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    A study of the art and ways of justifying Arabic, and of the many dots and diacritics that add layers of intricacy to a text.Read More…
  • Code
    Setting Up a Mac Dev Machine From Zero to Hero With Dotfiles: Part 2Mac dev zero hero preview 400x277
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    Hello and welcome to a second edition of Setting up a Mac Dev Machine From Zero to Hero With Dotfiles. Since I wrote the first article, a few things have changed. This article will go over what's changed, with some added tips and tricks along the way. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Crazy Sticker Bombing Seamless Pattern in Adobe IllustratorStickerbombing tutorial400
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    Are you ready to twist your mind and create a super-bright and playful seamless pattern with crazy characters? In this tutorial we’ll go through the entire process of developing a sticker bombing stylish pattern, rendering every character with basic shapes and Warp Effects and then gathering the created elements into a fancy overlapping texture with the help of the Pattern Tool. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Want Better Color? Use Neutral Gray Themes in Adobe Photoshop and LightroomNeutral ps bg logo daniel sone
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    It's a well-known fact that the environment affects our perception of color. This extends into your software's workspace as well. Working in a neutral grey environment is a good idea when color-correcting your images. It'll improve your accuracy even if your monitor isn't calibrated. Here's how to create and use a neutral grey workspace and why it's good.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Export JPGs for the Web from Adobe Photoshop LightroomUntitled 3
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    How to find the sweet spot when exporting between image quality and file size to make your images load quickly.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Isometric Pixel Art Office Building in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
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    Learn to create a high rise office building (with multiple building materials) in isometric pixel art. We've already created a character with a home and a car in earlier tutorials, so now we'll be creating a place for him to work.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    So You Want to Be a Freelance Illustrator?Hanna3
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    This post gives you a guide to freelance illustration as a career. We’ll discuss freelance illustrators' training, daily tasks, how they source clients, the media they work in, self-promotion and motivation, and more. Freelancers need to manage their time, money, and client base wisely in order to keep things running. They are often their own boss and take on multiple roles in order to keep things moving throughout their career. Read More…
  • Code
    An 8-Step Checklist for Publishing a WordPress Theme on ThemeForest: Part 2Publishing on themeforest thumb
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    In this two-part series, we're looking at a checklist for creating WordPress themes that can be published and sold on ThemeForest. Part 2 continues where the first part left off, with four more checklist items to ensure your theme is rock-solid and ready for approval.Read More…
  • Code
    Swift from Scratch: Delegation and PropertiesPreview image@2x
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    In the previous tutorial, you created your first Swift project in Xcode, a simple to-do application. In this installment of Swift from Scratch, we're going to add the ability to create to-do items. Along the way, you will learn about actions, delegation, and properties.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Diptychs and Triptychs: Playing with Photo Stories and Unexpected CombinationsPreview
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    These words come from the Greek meaning two or three fold. This usually referred to a work of art that was divided into sections and hinged together but has come to be something that is widely used in photography and the art world. Many modern artists have created pieces that were designed to be displayed together and the diptych and triptych have become very popular story telling devices.Read More…