…writing articles on the side to better understand the differences between digital and analog design. He eventually found himself working as the art department of a startup yellow page company. He also moonlighted as a Photoshop instructor in Texas before hoping over to New Zealand to work at a startup. Through it all, he kept writing and now he's pounding the keys for us!
So everyone please give a warm welcome to our new ZURBians!
…be something as basic as adjusting the brightness and contrast much like you would in an app like Photoshop or Acorn . It could also be something a bit more complex such as applying a blur filter that will soften the image, or even applying an image of a predefined gradient on top of the source image and blending it .
In the case of image filtering, you'll apply the first effect and then apply subsequent effects to the image produced from the previous operation.
10 PhotoshopFor Not Using Shadows
You may want to skip this conference and just go ahead and use Flat . Free
§ Brian McKenna :
"mocking" means something else to functional programmers.
§ Head Like A . mixes perfectly with Call Me Maybe
Much less edgy, but geek funny, Hey I just forked you, this code is crazy. I made some changes …
…digital artist I'd say the Surface Pro is a winner. Now obviously if you need Photoshop you will probably want to wait until they get their driver issues worked out. If you're a Sketchbook user (or you could be) then this thing is ready to go right now. I had some people on Twitter asking if the Surface Pro makes sense as an alternative to a Cintiq at home or the office. That one is harder for me to answer. I personally really like my Cintiq 24HD and I would not use the Surface …
Years ago when a new project came along I would open Photoshop, create a new document and start "designing".
My design process has evolved since then but it's easy to fall into this trap; get briefed, jump into Photoshop, mockup some comps, send them over for review, then pass them onto dev.
The problem is this skips the essence of a good design process , which is about solving problems and building a usable product .
Skinning a product and getting subjective feedback isn't good enough
…Ann Horvath proved that hacking design directly in the browser is way better than using Photoshop. If learning Ruby and Rails wasn't enough for information overload, then surely this whirlwind tour through the rest of the application stack would have done it. But the attendees kept smiling and asking for more!
While a few attendees had some experience with Ruby or Rails, for most of them it was their …
With only a few key pages designed in Photoshop, we used the design patterns we established to build out the rest of the pages and elements in code. Foundation made optimizing the site across all devices a cinch, and we were able to quickly launch the site.
This month, we're moving into a new building with a much bigger event space. We're excited to be able to open our doors to so many more guests. Along with this, we want to keep coming up with ways to …
Secret super power and/or knowledge of Star Wars [or] Arrested Development
We aren't looking for someone who is eventually hoping to be a programmer or designer, however ability to use a computer and the navigate internet effectively is a must.
This full-time position will have a competitive …
…bandwagon. I don't really have a system for when I use and when I use Photoshop. It usually just ends up depending on what I decide to type into on a given day.
Rdio : Last year I made my transition away from a local music library in favor of iTunes and . This year, I am 100% on . I no longer have any music stored locally on my or any of my iOS devices. Instead, I am syncing albums from my Rdio collection to …
If you use Photoshop for designing iPhone UIs, I have good news: Teehan + Lax have just published their iOS 6 for iPhone 5 GUI PSDs! Best of all, they're free-as-in-beer because they believe in the "Create more value than you capture" mantra.
If you thought you knew how to put buttons on an iPhone screen, you'd best check out which looks at the many ways, from simplest to most complex, … for iOS: Taming UIButton ,