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9 Ways to Survive the Holidays

There are lots of ways to survive the holidays. Alcohol tops the list. Chocolate too. Since my drinking days are more-or-less over, I thought there must be other ways to make it through too many… More...
by Humoring The Goddess on Dec 20, 2016

Create a Bright and Fun Plastic Text Effect with Graphic Styles

by Namanda on Dec 19, 2016

How to Create a Gorgeous Metallic Text Effect

Get luxurious with this gorgeous metallic text effect. Create something fit for a king with 3D effects, gradients, and a patterned background in well under an hour. Tutorial Details: Gorgeous Metallic Text Effect Program: Adobe Illustrator CS – CC...
by Namanda on Dec 18, 2016

Create A Mouthwatering Chocolate Covered Strawberry

It’s almost Valentine’s day and rather than getting your loved one the same old cheap gifts you get every year, why not create a chocolate covered strawberry illustration for them? You can easily apply this illustration to your own greeting card,...
by Namanda on Dec 17, 2016

Create a Toothpaste Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator!

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a neat toothpaste text effect in Adobe Illustrator using a pattern brush. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to build pixel perfect vector shapes using basic tools and...
by Namanda on Dec 17, 2016

How to Create Cartoon Style Vector Burger – Nom Nom!

Watching the trends on the market, I have noticed that cartoon style vector images are becoming more and more popular. This is a slight modification on a classic, with a moderate use of gradient fills. In this tutorial, which was created in collabo...
by Namanda on Dec 16, 2016

7 Tips for optimizing international business communication

  Internationalization is one of the top issues of the start-up scene. These days, for a company to be successful, they have to expand past the limits of their domestic market to reach audiences around the world. This global communication, howev...
by Namanda on Dec 16, 2016

5 Quick Tips for Creating Dimensional Card Vector Mockups

Want to create dimensional card vector mockups and digital paper cut-out? It’s easy! Here are 5 quick tips to improve your vector game! Tutorial Details: Dimensional Card Vector Mockup Program: Adobe Illustrator CS – CC 2015 Difficulty: Intermed...
by Namanda on Dec 16, 2016

How to Make Website Responsive In About 15 Minutes

The buzz around responsive websites has been going on for a while now, and a lot of websites are already responsive, or underway. You know what that means? Today I will teach you how to build a responsive website. Tutorial Level: Beginner Skills Requ...
by Namanda on Dec 16, 2016

10 Top Tips for Fashion Illustration

Fashion Patterns From clothes to accessories, fashion illustrations have a long history as a visual reference for a designer’s concepts or current fashion trends. What makes a good fashion illustration, though? With help from content from Envato Ma...
by Namanda on Dec 16, 2016

How to Create a Sports Poster in Ink Drawing Style with WidthScribe

Today we take a look at the technique of creating ink drawing style using WidthScribe. Thanks to this plug-in you can achieve a similar effect by setting the parameters in the Width Stamp panel. Phantasm effects will allow you to conduct all the nece...
by Namanda on Feb 14, 2016

Opening The Gate

Well as you can see I’m simply trying to open the gate for my dad. But What I want is for him to let go of the gate and let me do it on my OWN! Listen to me dad! Haal je handen WEG! (Dutch) Ow and by the way. My dad is learning to edit video an...
by Jael Mohan on Jan 27, 2016

Fun Way to Keep Your Kids Happy when Playing in Backyard with Children Swing Sets

The good thing about children swing sets is that you can always add to it as you go along. Children swing sets that are erected in your own back yard are not only a fun way to keep your kids happy but you will be much more relaxed knowing that they a...
by Interior Decor Tips on Nov 23, 2015

Why Learning JavaScript and CSS Won’t Make You the Best Web Designer

Looking at the headline, you might do a double-take and exclaim, “Say what?!?” “Are you kidding?”   JavaScript and CSS are two of the foundations of web development and you can’t simply do without them. We, of course, think so, too. H...
by Namanda on Aug 27, 2015

Games to play with your inner child.

By David Joel Miller. Have you forgotten how to play? Children start out life being able to play naturally. As you get older it is easy to get caught up in the seriousness of the adult role. Some people get … Continue reading →...
by counseolrssoapbox on May 8, 2015

10 winning ways to enhance your email design

The idea of junk mail—the kind that arrives in your (actual) mailbox, stuffed in an (actual) envelope—has never seemed so quaint. This is without question the heyday of the email newsletter. This is not to say that design approaches to this digit...
by Namanda on Jan 19, 2015

Free Vector from Oceloti

A Ukrainian illustrator, Oceloti, gives you the opportunity to download a free vector devoted to Halloween today. And how can Helloween be without a pumpkin with a terrible carved mug? Such pumpkin is called jack-o’-lantern – ‘Jack’s lant...
by Namanda on Jan 19, 2015

Random Pics of Santa Monica Beach in Los Angeles Taken Yesterday

A Day off at the Beach In 10th grade, I talked Debbie, our teacher’s aide into bringing my... Click link above for story...
by Radio Facts on Nov 6, 2014

Is It Fun Being You?

I watched a tape of an old “Boston Legal” show the other night. Although I don’t particularly like the series — it was mostly smugly rich lawyers in a large firm behaving badly — the byplay between William Shatner (Denny Crane) and...
by Bertram's Blog on Sep 25, 2014

One Big Happy Family: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde & Family Have Fun in SA

Oh… how we love to see our favourite celebrities all happy and having fun. Someone’s family vacation is obviously going well. Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde who is currently in South Africa shared the above photos of herself and...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 15, 2014


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