22 Tools And Resources That Make A Designer’s Work Easier

22 Tools And Resources That Make A Designer’s Work Easier

Jul 22, 2015 / Resources

There is no shortage of WordPress themes, page building tools, and app design packages in today’s marketplace. Each has its own unique feature and potential uses, and the same can be said for supporting products and services a web designer might have a need for or require access to. In this listing, you will find…

10 Places to Get Photoshop Actions

Jun 29, 2015 / Resources

Delivering high quality images is something every designer should worry about, especially with images being such an important part of a design. To help you with this task, we’ve rounded up ten places where you can get some really useful Photoshop actions to enhance your images. We have some premium resources and also some free,…

How To Remove the Background from a Photo with the Photoshop Pen Tool

How To Remove the Background from a Photo with the Photoshop Pen Tool

Dec 17, 2014 / Tutorials

Rendering is the process of separating a particular object from the background so you have a completely clear image. This is useful for almost everything from digital graphics to web design and magazine covers. Removing the background from an image leaves only the foreground which could be people, objects, scenery, or some combination of the…

20 Excellent Examples of Photo Manipulation

Dec 23, 2010 / Inspiration

Photo manipulations are fun to create and fun to look at. The illusion produced by a good photo manipulation can leave a lasting impression on it’s audience and be very persuasive. That’s why we often see them used regularly in print advertising. To give you some inspiration for your next photo manipulation, we’ve rounded up…

40+ Vintage and Retro Photoshop Actions

Oct 1, 2010 / Freebies

Photoshop actions can be a huge time saver when trying to add a specific effect to a photo. Since WDL is all about helping you save time and be more productive, we’ve rounded up some Photoshop actions that should come in very useful. This particular collection is for adding a vintage or retro look to…

20 Spectacular Photo Manipulations

Sep 9, 2010 / Inspiration

Photo manipulation is by far one of the most popular applications of Photoshop. Images can be manipulated in various ways to communicate a message. Sometimes the manipulation is subtle, like adding something to a photo that wasn’t originally there. Then sometimes the message or idea is unrealistic, but executed in a realistic manner to make…

15 Fresh and Useful Photoshop Tutorials

Jun 15, 2010 / Tutorials

Part of being a designer is keeping your skills sharp and up-to-date. Skills may span a broad range of tools, but probably the most used tool of all designers is Photoshop. In this post, we’ve collected 15 fresh and useful Photoshop tutorials to help you brush up on your skills and learn new techniques. The…

40 Jaw-Dropping Photo Manipulations

Apr 22, 2010 / Inspiration

Give a talented and creative Photoshop user some photographs and the possibilities are only limited to the imagination. Photo manipulations are illusions created by photo editing techniques. There are subtle photo manipulations and there are those that depict a far-fetched illusion executed in a realistic way. The latter are normally meant to have some shock…

30 Funny Print Ads that’ll Make You Laugh

Mar 18, 2010 / Inspiration

In the world of print advertising, there’s a small window to grab the audience’s attention. Being restricted to a still image means the message must be very strong and catchy. Ad agencies often rely on humor to achieve this. A humorous print ad campaign starts with a funny idea, but must be brought to life…

20 Sets of Photoshop Brushes for Vintage Style Design

Jan 25, 2010 / Freebies

Vintage style design is all about making things look old. This can be achieved by using using elements in your designs that appear to be from decades ago, and when done well can create a mood for your web design that will leave a lasting impressions on visitors. In this article, we’ve rounded up a…