This is a post from professional speaker Nick Westergaard who is an expert at using PowerPoint still one of the most powerful presentation applications available. NICK WESTERGAARD is a chief brand strategist at Brand Driven Digital, host of the popular On Brand podcast, and author of Get Scrappy. An in-demand speaker at conferences andRead More →


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How to Create a Mood Board to Inspire Your Website Design Whether you’re working on a brand new website or a stylish redesign, inspiration and dreaming up the style you want to portray is always the first step. This may sound like a difficult task if you’ve been in anRead More →

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Drybrush Portraits – Oil on Watercolor paper

In this project, i tried to make somewhat realistic portraits in black and white. Painting is somewhat uneasy especially for a self-taught artist like myself. I always wanted to try and paint realistic, but I always procrastinate. Source: Drybrush Portraits – Oil on Watercolor paperRead More →

How to Create a Cartoon Map Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, I would like to show you how to create a cartoon map illustration in Adobe Illustrator. The continents won’t look real as you’d usually see on a map—they’ll have a funny, simple, cartoon-like style instead. Source: How to Create a Cartoon Map IllustrationRead More →

What You’ll Be Creating The anime style was created to make animated characters both expressive and easy to animate. This means that many elements of the face have been extremely simplified—and this means they are easy to draw, too. Source: How to Draw Anime Heads and FacesRead More →

How to Create an Easy Rangoli Design for Diwali in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating In the following steps, you will learn how to create an easy rangoli design for Diwali in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to easily create the starting shape. Source: How to Create an Easy RangoliRead More →


Vintage design is everywhere if you think about it. For centuries, we’ve been drawing upon trends from previous eras to shape how we want new designs to be perceived. Take a look at the US Capitol building or the White House to see how 18th-century American architects drew from GreekRead More →


Adobe has released the newest version of Photoshop CC (version 20.0) that comes with exciting new features for designers, photographers, and illustrators. You can now easily mask images into placeholders with the Frame Tool. There’s a new Content-Aware Fill workspace that provides you an interactive editing experience with plenty ofRead More →

When you think of the word “storyboarding,” you probably think about film, media, and video creation. Historically, this is what storyboards have been used for, but who says we can’t use them for product development as well? Storyboards are an effective communication and product development tool for digital marketers, contentRead More →

Creepy photoshop effect

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an amazing, creepy, zombie photo effect. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time. Source: How to Create a Funny, CreepyRead More →

To be a great designer, you need to be creative. But did you know that along with the slew of technical design skills you might already possess (like composition, color theory and software proficiencies) you need something called ‘soft skills’? Source: 6 skills every pro designer needsRead More →

Simple Lego advertisement

As long as people keep creating new products, they will keep creating ads. Here are 30 advertising design tips that will turn heads. Guaranteed. It’s the age-old way of announcing to the world ‘I have a product, this is what it does, and this is why you should buy it’.Read More →

Provocative language in neon

In certain situations, being provocative can be an effective communication technique. But if you go overboard, it can backfire. In the past, old movies often portrayed bosses as belligerent–pounding their hands on the table, and spewing profanities. Source: 4 instances where provocative language can be effective (and when it goesRead More →

There are few parts of a website that command more attention than the area above the fold. This is the screen section users look at after immediately landing on a website. The punchier and more persuasive the above the fold is, the better your conversion rates. Source: How to DesignRead More →

Ultimate guide to proper use of animation in UX

Nowadays it’s hard to impress or even surprise with an interface animation. It shows interactions between screens, explains how to use the application or simply directs a user’s attention. While exploring the articles about animation, I found out that almost all of them describe only specific use cases or generalRead More →

Your 20 Tips to Create Better Video Tutorials Right Away 1. Work more efficiently with the right tools for YOUR specific tutorial video Videos are excellent for teaching your audience how to use a piece of software or demonstrating how a product or concept works. Source: Tutorial Videos: Top 21Read More →

Flyer Design Ideas & Inspiration: How to Stand Out A flyer is a great way to promote your work, event, or even a business offering. This small piece of collateral is a point of contact that can help get people excited about something and generate interest. Source: Flyer Design IdeasRead More →