Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #26

Bookmarked! Best readings of the week #26

Every week the design community releases a lot of interesting articles, tutorials and showcases that can charge your creativity in different ways. With this series we want to share high-quality contents from the community to provide interesting information for our readers. It's just a small selection, but we are sure that it can help you to find cool stuff that covers a wide variety of topics. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @WeGraphics to stay up to date with unique and useful links.

Get unlimited access to 3000+ design resources for only $7! Take a tour or sign-up now.

Below a collection of awesome articles and resources that we have found in the last week. We suggest you to bookmark and read them. Take your time, get inspired!

How To Create a Dramatic Action Scene in Photoshop

  1. written by Chris Spooner
  2. topics: Photoshop
best of the week Follow this step by step photo manipulation tutorial where we?ll be using stock photos, textures and brushes to produce an intense design. Read the article

Create punk poster art

  1. written by Dan Mumford
  2. topics: Illustrator
best of the week This tutorial reveals how artist Dan Mumford creates a poster for a special show by the aggressive and spittle-flecked Watford punks Gallows, where the band played their debut album, Orchestra of Wolves, in its entirety. The poster was a take on the album?s front cover, which Dan designed back in 2006. Read the article

Animated Skills Diagram with Raphaël

  1. written by Marcin Dziewulski
  2. topics: HTML/CSS
  3. codrops
best of the week In this tutorial we will show you how to create a diagram using Raphaël ? a small JavaScript library that is great for working with vector graphics. Read the article

13 ways to improve your 404 error page

  1. written by David Ball
  2. topics: Usability
best of the week There are many things you can do to improve your error page, so here is a useful list you can look at. Read the article

Is it really necessary to validate the code?

  1. written by Nando Pappalardo
  2. topics: Usability
best of the week It?s the mania of those who tend to perfection and write the code with almost a maniacal accuracy, to see the green check mark that indicates that the code of the web page newly developed passed the validation control. But what does validating a code mean? And why is convenient validate the code? Read the article

The Creative Gap: Becoming Better Than Most

  1. written by Nick Campbell
  2. topics: Design theory
best of the week Today?s lecture is from Nick Campbell of Greyscale Gorilla about the creative gap and how you can become better than most. Read the article

Storm Movie

  1. written by the Storm team
  2. topics: Design inspiration
best of the week Mod style, great animation, and rational thinking come together in this piece written by Tim Minchin and animated by Dan C Turner. Read the article

Mac vs. PC: A Hunch Rematch

  1. written by Hunch Blog
  2. topics: Mac/Pc
best of the week The infographic below, designed by the talented folks at Column Five Media, analises the difference/gap between Mac and Pc computers. Read the article

Get the newest resources

Sign up for our mailing list and get new resources sent to your inbox