Creative retouching techniques are often used to enhance the photography that is being used for a particular project. In this tutorial, Stefka Pavlova will show you how to replace a woman’s lipstick with artwork using some creative and effective photo retouching techniques. Let’s get started!
Being the pragmatic type, Chris Mills has been exploring CSS animations mostly from more of a real-world perspective, thinking about how they can be used to create usable features on web pages. And of course, he needs to consider what happens when older browsers that don’t support these features access your pages. Sometimes you can rely on graceful degradation, but sometimes you need to deal with such browser differences in a more intelligent way.
Dynamic website and application development seems more commonplace than static website creation these days, and with dynamic development comes the need to store data. A popular database management system used alongside the PHP language is the MySQL database, with Microsoft SQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle also being fairly common. The PHP group of developers initially eased connecting between PHP and the database systems using database-system specific functions.
In the following tutorial Tatiana Sharanutsa is going to show you how to create a wicker seamless pattern in Adobe Illustrator using the Gradient Tool, Blending Modes and the Transform Effect.
There are plenty of foundational courses taught in design school. And it’s no surprise that big agencies and startups are taking a back-to-basics approach to their design processes. Whether you’ve been a lifelong doodler or have serious sketch chops, being able to use paper to explore new ideas is an important skill in the design field. Fear not! The analog power of the pencil isn’t dead. In this device-focused era, there’s still plenty of room for a simple, proven design process.
When Karl Schellenberg redeveloped his new website, he decided to use CSS3 animations to provide an impressive and interactive site experience. However, he struggled to time the animations to trigger at the right time. Because animated elements below the fold (depending on the screen resolution) animate on page load, some animations had already played before the user had chance to scroll to them.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. In this tutorial, Rose will combine Filter Forge and Photoshop to create a wood textured 3D text effect with a simple red glass heart. Let’s get started!
Bugs are simply a natural part of the web development process, and, while you may hate them, you certainly have to deal with them. Front-end developers haven't always had rich debugging tools like other platforms and languages. Thankfully, times have changed and all the major browsers have built-in tools that greatly increase the troubleshooting features for developers. For this article, Rey Bango is going to focus on Internet Explorer's Developer Tools and the functionality it provides.