Color Throwdown #426

Hello Color Throwdown fans! It's Lisa Henke here with you this week with our new color challenge, CTD426. I have gone with a combo of Grey, Red, and Kraft. I just love the rustic feel of these colors in the inspiration photo, it's perfect for these winery days of January. Source: Color Throwdown #426

5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Huffington Post 5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017 Huffington Post Venngage is a graphic design software that is completely free to start. There are hundreds of professionally designed templates to choose from and the drag-and-drop interface makes the entire creation process very simple. Source: 5 Free Graphic Design Tools … Continue reading 5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Bezier curve the maths of the “Pen Tool”

The Bezier Curve is the mathematics behind the "Pen Tool" a graphic designer's primary drawing tool. A Bezier Curve is a curved line in which its shape is defined by a mathematical equation.  They are used in vector applications such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as InDesign and Quark Express. It consists of two … Continue reading Bezier curve the maths of the “Pen Tool”

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Usability Best Practices for Web Design

Usability is a website that is easy for users to find the information they need when they need it.

The Elements of Style

ATTENTION ALL ENGLISH speakers, you may be misusing the English language without even knowing it.  When you use the word "however" do you mean "nevertheless"? This common mistake and many others are pointed out in this little e-book that I purchased off iTunes for $0.99. Little did I know that Stephen King and EB White … Continue reading The Elements of Style

Cool Illustrations to Inspire

Illustrations to inspire Illustrations and imagery inspire my designs. Visuals help website users retain ideas, words and concepts.  The following are a selection of illustrators that excite and stimulate my creativity. Linesandcolors  Lines and Colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts Bunch of Grapes , Andrew Way … Continue reading Cool Illustrations to Inspire