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21 Excellent 3D Text Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials

By / Sep 20, 2009 / Tutorials

You don’t always need to use a 3D application to create beautiful 3D text. The tools in Photoshop and Illustrator, when used correctly, can help you achieve very nice results. Here are 21 of the best tutorials for creating 3D text effects using Photoshop and Illustrator. Some of these are for using Photoshop on it’s…

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Great Examples of Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

By / Sep 17, 2009 / Inspiration

Hand drawn elements are supposed to be on paper, but lately they have been showing up on more and more web sites. The “hand drawn” style has become very popular, and it’s no surprise why. These sketchy elements give a website personality and create a fun experience for the visitor. Here are some the best…

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WDL Premium: Stack from Advanced Flash Components

By / Sep 17, 2009 / Premium

We’re happy to announce that Advanced Flash Components is our newest WDL Premium partner, and we’re giving you their Stack Flash component, which sells for $45. AFC is also the maker of UMapper, the first universal web-based map authoring application. Be sure an check it out.

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Macbook Pro Contest Update: 20 Spots Left

By / Sep 15, 2009 / Updates

The contest is now over and the judging has begun. After one week, there have been 130 new members sign up out of the 150 spots available for the Macbook Pro contest. That means there are only 20 spots left. If you want a shot at winning the Macbook Pro sign up for WDL Premium…

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How to Create Retro Art in Photoshop

By / Sep 15, 2009 / Tutorials

This was actually a brief given to me by up and coming UK band Rapids! For some poster art they wanted. They wanted a couple dancing with the heads replaced by an embellishment of the famous yellow ‘Acid face’ and done in a retro, cut & paste style.

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40 Extremely Impressive Examples of Photo Manipulation

By / Sep 14, 2009 / Inspiration

A few weeks ago we showed you some very good photo manipulation tutorials. To follow that up, we’re bringing you some inspiration. Here are 40 extremely impressive examples of Photo Manipulation that should get your creative juices flowing.

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Macbook Pro Contest

By / Sep 12, 2009 / Updates

The contest is now over and the judging has begun. As promised, here is an update. A few days ago we announced that we’re giving a new WDL Premium member the chance to win a brand new Macbook Pro. So far we’ve had 90 new members sign up out of the 150 member cut off…

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50 Time Saving Photoshop Actions for Enhancing Photos

By / Sep 11, 2009 / Freebies

Adjusting and enhancing photos in Photoshop can involve a lot of trial and error, and be very time consuming. Thankfully their are actions to make our job easier. Here are 50 excellent Photoshop actions that can add professional looking enhancements to your photos with the click of a button. There are a few links below…

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10 Absolute Best Web Design Galleries

By / Sep 10, 2009 / Inspiration

You’ve probably realized by now that the internet is overflowing with web design galleries. So I thought I would take some time to share with you my list of the 10 best Web Design Galleries out there. Feel free to let us know what your favorite galleries are.

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WDL Premium: Go Media Hand Drawn Wings

By / Sep 9, 2009 / Expired Premium

Hand Drawn Wings is a beautiful collection of original vector wings hand crafted by Go Media artists. A great deal of care & passion was poured into this pack and it really shows in the crisp & fluid linework. Be sure to check out the tons of other design elements that Go Media has to…