Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 19 November 2014

The day’s best and most impor­tant design- and design business-focused arti­cles, tuto­ri­als, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.

  • 12 Useful Capital Fonts Free To Download
    In this col­lec­tion, you will find 12 awe­some and won­der­ful cap­i­tal fonts that can be used in almost any type of project. If you want some excit­ing and out­stand­ing results then use these cap­i­tal fonts. If you play cre­ative­ly and smart­ly with wid…
  • FIREFLY Fan Film – THE VERSE [15-minute Video]

    I think it’s safe to say that Joss Whedon’s Firefly series isn’t going to come back any­time soon, if ever. Thanks to the fans, though, that uni­verse will nev­er die! Loot Crate has released a 15-minute short film called “The Verse” that is set in the world of Firefly, and it actu­al­ly turned out real­ly cool. 

  • Uber is its own worst ene­my – Allegedly threat­ens jour­nal­ists who don’t write favor­able reviews
    Emil Michael, Uber’s SVP of busi­ness, report­ed­ly sug­gest­ed dur­ing what he thought was an off-the-record din­ner with influ­en­tial mem­bers of the media, that Uber could spend $1 mil­lion to hire “oppo­si­tion researchers” to dig up dirt on jour­nal­ist…
  • HP’s Sprout PC is like a real ver­sion of Iron Man’s JARVIS
    You know in Iron Man 2 when Tony Stark has JARVIS scan the dio­ra­ma of Stark Expo and then manip­u­lates a com­put­er­ized ver­sion of the mod­el with his hands?

    HP today unveiled the pecu­liar­ly named Sprout, a PC that will let cre­ative pro­fes­sion­als …

  • Create a Fictional Arctic Snow Frog in Photoshop
    Photoshop is a great tool to cre­ate sce­nar­ios that can’t or don’t exist in real life. In today’s tuto­r­i­al, we will com­bine sev­er­al stock images and effects to cre­ate a fic­tion­al arc­tic snow frog in Photoshop. As you can see, some of his unfor­tu…
  • Create a Cool Crayons Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

    Moving on, you will learn how to work with lin­ear gra­di­ents and how to add a sub­tle tex­ture for some of the shapes that make up your cray­on. 

    Finally, you will learn how add the illus­tra­tion back­ground, how to add sub­tle shad­ing for your crayons and how to cre­ate a bunch of pret­ty sim­ple doo­dles.

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™

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