65+ Awesome Fresh Links for Designers and Developers

September 11, 2009 · 8 comments

by Lars

Readers at tripwire magazine daily submit links and short descriptions to highly relevant and worth investigating articles. User links are normally JUST PUBLISHED articles and have gone through a check to be relevant for designers and developers. This is a round-up providing latest user links submitted on tripwire magazine. See more user submitted links here


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Creating Electrifying Energy Beams Using Photoshop

Here’s a great effect that will bring some energy to your subject. We’ll be wrapping this singer’s arm with a glowing beam of light and adding sparkles.

5 Vital Tips For Creating A Successful Facebook-Group

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Designer Showcase: Visually stunning artwork from James White

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25 Inspirational Typography Posters

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WordPress Tutorial: How To Display A User Welcome Message

What is there that almost all blogs are overlooking that could help put them one step closer to creating the perfect user interaction? Yes, displaying a user welcome message!

Fixed vs. Hourly – The Rate Faceoff

There are many advantages and disadvantages to the two established billing methods of freelancing: fixed and hourly…

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Interview with Grant Friedman: Founder of Colorburned

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Tutorials Palace

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Making a Really Cool jQuery Gallery

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Interview With Chris Spooner from Blog Spoon Graphics

A great interview with a successful blogger and freelance designer. The man behind design bumps great brand new redesign, also the editor and founder of 2 great blogs Line 25 and Blog Spoon Graphics.

6 Diabolically Dreadful Web Designs

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How To Create An Abstract Text Effect In Photoshop

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15 Superb Anime Chibi Artworks and Illustrations

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30+ Monochrome or Black and White Digital Art and Photography

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A Viable Career as a Freelance Logo Designer?

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XHTML Conversion – What’s The Fuss

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35 Stylish And Modern WordPress Plugins Using jQuery UI

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40 astounding digital art wallpapers

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Graphic Design Blog

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500 Color Business Cards Giveaway

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FPR Talks With Dedicated HDR Photography Site HDRcreme

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250+ Super Cool WordPress Tutorials – Newbie To Pro

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21 Fresh Design Fonts Free To Download

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Daily Inspiration #1 Beautiful Websites

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Daily Inspiration #2 Amazing Photoshop Works!

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Daily Inspiration #3 Cool Illustration Artworks!

These artworks cover great detailing of character, light and colors used are fabulous! Go ahead and check out these artworks! And if you like them do spread the word! Enjoy!

The Art of Pixels

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Design a Furniture layout in Adobe Photoshop

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40 Free PSD Website Templates

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How to Photograph Textures For Websites

Textures are an effective way of adding flavour and fun to the design. In this article I’ll share some tips that I try to put in practise when photographing textures.

40 Free PSD Website Templates

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50+ Surreal Traditional Art by deviantART

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20 Fascinating Blue Website for Inspirations

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Motion Graphics: 40 Most beautiful and creative motion reels

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Create A Cartoon Monster Eye In Illustrator In 5 Easy Steps

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41 Animal Vector Silhouettes

This pack also includes the african animals plus 21 new.
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Must See SEO Guide for All WordPress Bloggers

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Creating a simple AJAX website with jQuery

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FatCow Free Web Icons

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24 Logos Inspired by Origami Style

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25 Excellent Collection Of jQuery Tutorials

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Compilation of High quality premium 3d models

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Crumpled Paper Icons – Culture

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semmy@ web 2.0 images September 17, 2009 at 8:32 pm

Nice post! Really Love it! thank you very much!

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Ben Hunt September 11, 2009 at 9:37 am

Guys, I strongly recommend you change your hyperlink colour to something that contrasts much more against white. I bet you’ll get more page views, and a lower bounce rate just by making your links darker. If you want more traffic and business on your site, and you fancy doing this, let me know the result.

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mwaterous September 11, 2009 at 7:54 am

Your first link, ‘Best Wordpress Plugins Roundup’ points to the wrong site. ;)

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