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40 Gorgeous Photoshop Tutorials On Rain, Showers and Water Drops

With fall just around the corner, designers are looking for ways to complement their work with fall imagery like water droplets, rain on leaves and fall rain showers. Including rain or water drops in a scene can be a nice effect because water is a very compelling element. As you’ll see in the tutorials below, water drops and rain can completely change the dynamic of a design or photo.

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40 Gorgeous Photoshop Tutorials On Rain, Showers and Water Drops

Health And Beauty Photoshop Brushes Set

In our previous releases we focused on icons and WordPress themes; however, there is a variety of further tools that graphic designers need on a regular basis; for instance, Photoshop brushes.
Today we are happy to release Health and Beauty Photoshop Brushes: a free set of 67 Photoshop brushes ranging in resolution from 69 to 2463 pixels. The set is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 7.0, CS, CS2 and CS3 (you can use it in Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro, GIMP and Paint.

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Health And Beauty Photoshop Brushes Set

35 Beautiful Examples Of Rain Photography

Most photographers do not feel comfortable in taking photographs in bad weather. Yet bad weather sometimes presents the perfect opportunity to get most out of our skills. In particular, in the beginning of autumn rain can provide the perfect opportunity to capture wonderful photos.
Shooting in rain produces dramatic atmosphere and soft romantic scenes. Whether you are after lightning strikes or water drops, alone the incredible cloud formations can produce quite exciting and impressive photos.

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35 Beautiful Examples Of Rain Photography

20 Font Management Tools Reviewed

If you are one of those people who work with fonts on regular basis, then choosing, comparing and analyzing fonts is a serious business for you. Font management is not always as easy as a walk on the cake. Font management issues like installing and uninstalling fonts, handling missing fonts, taking care of font conflicts always keep graphic designers and typographers on their toes.
Also hundreds or thousands of fonts activated on the system can use up considerable amount of system resources which in turn reduces efficiency and productivity.

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20 Font Management Tools Reviewed

On-Stage: Free Vector PSD Icon Set

We are always looking for creative and talented artists and designers. Once we find them, we ask them to cooperate with us and release something for free. We provide them with the full freedom to showcase their professionalism and express their creativity. Every release helps to make the Web a nicer place. In fact, the results are quite often pretty impressive. You can find our previous releases in our section Freebies.

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On-Stage: Free Vector PSD Icon Set

Screencasting: How To Start, Tools and Guidelines

Some companies have made a living creating a sort of “virtual classroom,” allowing members to learn at their own pace when they have the time using video tutorials. The advantages of the classroom setting stem from a one on one experience and the ability of the instructor to show the ideas and theories rather than simply explain them.
Screencasting, or sharing your virtual desktop via video presentation, has exploded in popularity with the advent of podcasting, and gives you the ability to bring the classroom feel to a media presentation that can be delivered over the Internet.

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7 Principles Of Clean And Optimized CSS

Some of you may remember the days when 30KB was the recommended maximum size of a web page, a value which included HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, and images. I find with every new project with even the slightest bit of complexity, it’s not long before that 30 KB ideal is well out of my reach.
With the popularity of CSS layouts and JavaScript-enriched web page experiences, it’s not uncommon, particularly for large sites, for the CSS files alone to jump well beyond that 30KB ceiling.

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Ampersands With Attitude

By Huw Wilkins
Ampersands have long been the character in a typeface with whichtypographers can indulge themselves. Sweeping curves, flirtatious finishes and bold statements – these are the things that make ampersands an exciting character to use and, better still, to design.

Can you spot what typeface is used to display the ampersand in the image above? Large view
There are, however, two problems. The first is that the English language gives us few situations to use such a daring character.

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Top 10 Killer Photoshop Combo Moves for Windows

Is time kickin’ your ass? Well, learn to defend yourself! Master these killer Photoshop keyboard combos and you’ll find yourself with more time for the important things (e.g. Facebook trivia questions). These combos assume you’re using Photoshopon Windows platform with default keyboard shortcuts.
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( ) = Repeat as desired = Manual Input Required
10. Cloak of Invisibility Remove everything from the screen except for your file.

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Top 10 Killer Photoshop Combo Moves for Windows

50 Photoshop Tutorials For Sky and Space Effects

Humans have always had an infatuation with the air above us and the space around our planet. With Adobe Photoshop we can create new images or enhance existing photos to include the sky and space as a backdrop. There is virtually no limit to what can be done with some Photoshop skills and a bit of creativity.
As you will see from the tutorials featured here, some of the most entertaining and practical Photoshop creations and manipulations deal with the sky and space.

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50 Photoshop Tutorials For Sky and Space Effects