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22 Very Useful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

By / Jul 19, 2009 / Tutorials

I have to admit, my Illustrator skills aren’t what they should be. I have been living in Photoshop and Flash for the past 2 years and have become somewhat rusty and unfamiliar with Illustrator. So, in an effort to brush up on Adobe’s vector application, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at tutorials.

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New Owner of an iMac

By / Jul 18, 2009 / Updates

What a great feeling it was to give away such and awesome thing as a new iMac. The iMac went to Laura McGuigan. Her reaction was priceless, and she is very excited to say the least. Here is a little bit about Laura.

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10 Incredible Sites to Improve Your Typography Skills

By / Jul 16, 2009 / Resources

I think most would agree that typography is a difficult skill to master. A few months ago, we showed you some tools and tutorials to improve your web typography. While these are very useful, tools are only half the battle. Having a strong foundation of typographic knowledge is crucial. In this post, there are 10…

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WDL Premium: Go Media Ornate and Decorative Vector Packs

By / Jul 15, 2009 / Expired Premium

Go Media is a well known design studio with a lot of passion for what they do. This passion definitely comes through in their Arsenal, which is a collection of high quality, hand crafted design elements that they’ve made available through an online store. They’ve partnered with us to give our premium members some of…

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Announcing WDL Premium

By / Jul 14, 2009 / Updates

I’m very excited to announce a brand new addition to Web Design Ledger. We’re now offering a premium membership to our readers. As a WDL Premium member, you will have access to high quality design files created by top notch designers. New premium content will be released on a weekly basis, and will include the…

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Best Examples of Watercolor in Web Design

By / Jul 13, 2009 / Inspiration

Last week we posted a big collection of photoshop brushes for creating watercolor and other painted effects. These brushes will make your life easier when applying a watercolor style to a design, but you probably want to start by getting some inspiration and seeing how this particular style should be done.

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17 Remarkably Professional Looking Free Fonts

By / Jul 9, 2009 / Freebies

There is definitely not a shortage of free fonts. However, it can be difficult and time consuming to find free fonts that possess a superior and professional quality. In this post, there are seventeen fonts that fall into this category. These fonts really make you appreciate the generosity of their designers and creators.

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300+ Excellent Photoshop Brushes for Creating Painted Effects

By / Jul 7, 2009 / Freebies

If you are thinking of creating your next web design using a painted style, you have two options. You can purchase real painting materials and create your own Photoshop brushes, or you can use free brushes that have been created by someone else. Since most web designers have limited time and short deadlines, it is…

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A Showcase of Super Clean Web Designs

By / Jul 3, 2009 / Inspiration

So what is clean web design? Some may say that clean and minimal are one and the same. They are right to some extent, but I believe a site can still be considered clean while making use of color and design elements. To me, a clean design is one that has an uncluttered layout, makes…

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15 Best iPhone Applications for Web Designers

By / Jul 1, 2009 / Tools

“Once you use it, you won’t know how you ever survived without it” is a well worn cliche, applied over the years to every new technological development or advancement in gadgetry made available to the masses. The mobile phone, the electric toothbrush, ceramic hair straighteners – every important discovery of the technological era has been…