The Blank Slate: Do You REALLY Know Photoshop?

The Blank Slate: Do You REALLY Know Photoshop?

I realized a few days ago, that I’ve been working with Adobe Photoshop for about 15 years… That is a pretty long time to get to know something. But what I also realized is that I’m still learning Photoshop.

Creating Unique Grunge Patterns for Your Website Backgrounds

Creating Unique Grunge Patterns for Your Website Backgrounds

The right pattern can be the graphical element that will enhance your site design. Instead of using flat colors to fill the background, I generally prefer to play with small tileable patterns. In this way I can add a textured effect (that I love!) to the site, along with obtaining quick page loads. Patterns are very small elements, and once created, can fill the site background with a simple css property. In this tutorial I will show you how to create patterns from scratch, and how to make them stand out in your next design.

Wallpaper of the Week #7 by lindelokse

Wallpaper of the Week #7 by lindelokse

This week we have an excellent wallpaper design from deviantART user lindelokse. The piece is titled “The Scent of the Night”, and is one of the many beautiful works featured in lindelokse’s gallery.

WeGraphics is giving away the iPad 2!

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WeGraphics is giving away the iPad 2!

Become a member today and you’ll get the yearly account with a huge discount, along with the chance to win the new Apple iPad 2! You have only 7 days to be part of the giveaway. So what are you waiting for?

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #21

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #21

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It’s just a small selection, but we are sure that it can help you to find cool stuff that covers a wide variety of topics.

The Blank Slate: How Did You Learn Design?

The Blank Slate: How Did You Learn Design?

I graduated from the Art Institute back in 2000, and set out into the world to become a Graphic Designer. But what I found was that no employer cared where I went to school or what degree I held. They were only interested in my design experience and what my portfolio contained. Since I had no real world experience, my portfolio contained very little professional examples of my work, only personal or student projects.

Create a Lost Fantasy Micro World with Powerful Photo Manipulation Techniques in Photoshop

Create a Lost Fantasy Micro World with Powerful Photo Manipulation Techniques in Photoshop

Today we will take a break from the ordinary stuff and go into a fantasy world. Learn how to build up your own micro society using many different pictures and some cool photo manipulation techniques.

Wallpaper of the Week #6 by Stefan Stanojevic

Wallpaper of the Week #6 by Stefan Stanojevic

This weeks wallpaper is a piece titled “Star” by Serbian artist Stefan Stanojevic. Stefan is a 24 year old web designer, illustrator and graffiti artist. He currently, works at Superawesøme, a small web design firm, as a designer and illustrator. In his free time he designs t-shirts, letters, posters and graffiti. Read more about Stefan on his blog.

WeGraphics re-design process

WeGraphics re-design process

After 2 months of hard work, we finally launched the new design! Our Twitter and Facebook followers may have heard we were working to refresh WeGraphics interface. We published some sneak peeks on Dribbble too. Today I want to explain the motivations behind this new look and why it will rock!

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