Creative Community Bulletin 22 April 2009 Through 24 April 2009

These are the arti­cles, blogs, and resources I found inter­est­ing and wor­thy of shar­ing for 22 April 2009 through 24 April 2009:

  • 5978 High Quality Icons for Web, Apps - This is beyond ques­tion the largest sup­ply of free icons ever pub­lished in one arti­cle. With this exceed­ingly mas­sive sup­ply, your icon solu­tions for web­sites and Apps are pretty much end­less! Ranging from file types to gad­gets, Mac icons to Firefox orbs, RSS feeds and even race cars. Yes, even race cars.
  • From Design Into Print » Spot or Process #1 -
  • 5 Twitter Tools You Should Be Using - Blog by Jon Bishop - I thought I would share my list of Twitter tools I think should be in everyone’s book­marks. These tools improve the qual­ity and pro­duc­tiv­ity of my account by
  • Commentwitter Plugin Page - Commentwitter is a WordPress plu­gin that gives com­menters the option of Tweeting their com­ment with a link to your post.
  • I ♥ wire­frames -
  • Twitter Caps Following Limits, Denting Auto-Follow Services -
  • 20 Excellent Plugins for Safari | Webdesigner Depot - Each browser comes with its own set of advan­tages and fea­tures and one of the great­est ben­e­fits of Firefox has been the abil­ity to fully cus­tomize it through the use of plu­g­ins and add-ons.

    This fea­ture is espe­cially impor­tant for those of you using Mac OS X, when decid­ing whether to pick one of the two heavy­weights: Firefox or Safari.

    But Safari actu­ally does sup­port plu­g­ins. While the choice is nowhere near as exten­sive as that of Firefox, there is still a good vari­ety of them to choose from.

    Here’s a list of 20 use­ful plu­g­ins for Safari for OS X.

  • How to Run IE8 Beta, IE7 and IE6 On The Same PC? - Internet Explorer Collection is a handy free­ware util­ity which will allow users to run mul­ti­ple ver­sions of IE on the same PC, it basi­cally con­tains stand­alone ver­sions of IE which can be run at the same time and runs inde­pen­dently of each other.
  • Using CSS to Fix Anything: 20 Common Bugs and Fixes | Noupe - Today we wanted to share with you some quick tips on how to avoid easy pit­falls when cre­at­ing your CSS layout.
  • Create a 3D real­is­tic blue­print in Photoshop - In this tuto­r­ial i will show you how to cre­ate a 3d blue­print. In the next days i will use my result to cre­ate a new lay­out. The result will be very nice, and i will promise you it is not dif­fi­cult to cre­ate a nice look­ing 3D blue­print with photoshop.
  • How to Create a Sleek and Textured Web Layout in Photoshop - In this Photoshop web design tuto­r­ial, you’ll learn how to cre­ate a full web page lay­out that com­bines the sleek and tex­tured look-and-feel using a com­bi­na­tion of begin­ning to inter­me­di­ate Adobe Photoshop techniques.
  • Video Tutorials from Quark - Quark has posted sev­eral enlight­en­ing video tuto­ri­als, including:How to draw cus­tom shapes with the newly redesigned Bézier pen toolsetHow to cre­ate pic­ture popouts (how to crop your sub­ject on cer­tain sides of a box while let­ting the sub­ject extend past the box on other sides)Design and out­put Flash directly from QuarkXPress 8
  • Ultimate Typographic Logos Inspiration - Lately I’ve been work­ing in a new iden­tity for a local com­pany, and their only request is that it has to be a only type logo. Then I started research­ing some typo­graphic logos at Logopond, and it was a great step in my con­cept development.
  • Two Rules to Guarantee a Successful Small Business Blog | Good Plum - Your friends, fam­ily, and col­leagues have the best inten­tions when they say, You should just start a blog but they may not fully under­stand what it takes to

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