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Water Drop Effect in HTML & CSS

Water Drop Effect in HTML & CSS

January 13, 2014 from abduzeedo's blog

The best way to learn anything is by doing it, plain and simple, trial and error. With the explosion of mobile devices and the evolution of HTML5, CSS3 and browsers, knowing to code is almost a requirement to anyone willing to work with...
JWT  Brazil - Made Of What You Are

JWT Brazil - Made Of What You Are

January 06, 2014 from abduzeedo's blog

Background Info: this illustration was an A0 billboard produced for JWT Brazil's Troller car campaign. The original brief came attached with a rough concept sketch and some loose directions for what the client wanted to see in the image...
Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop

Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop

December 30, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

Last week we posted a tutorial showing how to create simple artwork in Illustrator and then in Photoshop we added a few effects to make it look old and with that vintage/hipster feel. Some people asked about some of the steps in Photoshop...
Abduzeedo Happy Holidays Art in Illustrator and Photoshop

Abduzeedo Happy Holidays Art in Illustrator and Photoshop

December 23, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

One of the best ways to learn is by practicing and trying to recreate styles and effects that you like. We have been doing this here on Abduzeedo since the beginning, always adapting a little bit to add our own unique flavor. The goal is...
Working with Type in Photoshop

Working with Type in Photoshop

December 09, 2013 from guest's blog

In this post I'm going to show you some of the tools that I use in my workflow when working with type in Photoshop. Anti-Aliasing The elephant in the room seems to be as good of a place as any to start this post. In previous versions of...
Abduzeedo 7th Anniversary Poster in Photoshop

Abduzeedo 7th Anniversary Poster in Photoshop

December 02, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

This December Abduzeedo celebrates its 7th anniversary. In the end of 2006, after the robbery of our design studio, I decided to start a simple blog to share inspiration, experiments and to try to be more active in the community. Today,...
Basic Animations in CSS and Javascript for Prototypes

Basic Animations in CSS and Javascript for Prototypes

November 18, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

Motion design is getting more important everyday when it comes to design interfaces that engage with the user both functionally and emotionally. Because of this, I started practicing with Javascript and jQuery to create basic animations...
A Guide to Pixel Hinting

A Guide to Pixel Hinting

October 28, 2013 from guest's blog

When looking at a website or interface, there are few things more annoying than half pixels. The resulting blurred edges make your potentially great product look hastily designed, uncared for and unfinished. Admittedly, if you are working...
Abstract Artwork in PIxelmator

Abstract Artwork in Pixelmator

October 21, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

This weekend I was waiting for my flight sitting at the airport with no internet and decided to create a new wallpaper for Abduzeedo. I started in Photoshop, but then I decided to play a little bit with Pixelmator. After 1 hour and lots of...
Super Easy Soft Shadows in Illustrator

Super Easy Soft Shadows in Illustrator

October 14, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

We all know that hyperrealist icons are over, the new trend now is flat and either hard shadows or super soft and subtle ones. You can also try to mix both styles, there are a lot of people actually doing that and the results are quite...
Case Studies: AWAKE, Freed to kill and Gateway to hell

Case Studies: Awake, Freed to Kill and Gateway to…

October 07, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

October is Halloween's month and for this week's case study we will feature not one but three inspiring digital artworks by Wojciech Magierski that will definitely give you some inspiration and references for your Halloween design...
iOS7 Frosted Glass Effect with HTML 5 and Javascript

iOS7 Frosted Glass Effect with HTML 5 and Javascript

September 30, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

With iOS7 Apple introduced a completely new design for the 6 year old OS. Among all the changes, one that really caught everyone's attention was the blurred background effect. Basically some parts of the UI get a nice frosted glass effect...
Vector Breaking Bad RV in Illustrator

Vector Breaking Bad RV in Illustrator

September 23, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

Last week we posted about some new trends in icon design and illustration. Today after spending hours watching Breaking Bad, I started to watch it a couple of weeks ago and now I am on season 5 already - I decided to create an illustration...
Dramatic Shadows in Photoshop CC

Dramatic Shadows in Photoshop CC

September 09, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

It has been quite a long time I've been thinking about creating a design with those very realistic shadows. This weekend I decided to give it a try. I started to think about what would be the best way, manually recreating that would be too...
Pixel Art in Illustrator

Pixel Art in Illustrator

August 26, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

I am huge fan of pixel art, I even dabbled with the form in 2004, however after my studio got robbed, I lost my backup disks including my pixel work and I've never tried it again. As of late, I've been following the work of Alex Griendling...

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