photoshop · photoshop tennis · guest

Photoshop Tennis

From the title, some may think Photoshop tennis involves tennis rackets and copies of Photoshop, but the rackets are not need in this game.

web design · sponsored review

W3 PSD to HTML review

The web design process is very time consuming, besides that, sometimes we want to focus more on some graphic details and we sort of forget about the CSS/HTML production and how important it is for a good website.

web design · sites of the week

Sites of the week #2

I've been kind of really into web apps, I sign up to almost every service I read something about it and I always think they will be useful for me. Because of that this week I will list 3 really nice web services.

web · graphic design · inspiration

Inspiration: Diego Zambrano

Diego Zambrano is a Brazilian designer who's been doing some great work. He's worked with big Brazilian companies, such as Skol, Claro, Sadia and Fiat. It's just great to see some awesome designs such as these... and I wonder how many people have visited the sites he developed. Probably millions. That's freakin' awesome.

wallpaper of the week · wallpaper

Wallpaper of the Week #7

The wallpaper of this week is an image I created for the Abduzeedo Icon Contest. It was my first experiment using Poser 7, a really nice software to design human forms in 3D.

nopattern · interview · chuck anderson

Interview: Chuck Anderson

This is the 6. Interview within 2 weeks. We are all happy that Abduzeedo is workin so good. As a special gift we offer you a insight in the colorful world of NoPattern.com mastermind Chuck Anderson. For more of his work, check out nopattern.com

video of the week · commercial

Video of the Week #11

Fact: dudes love cars. If you're a guy, and you haven't drolled at least once in life for a car, any car, you gotta check your own sanity (haha). Honda hit the jackpot hiring this advertising company (does anyone know its name?).

inspiration · designers opinion · design

A Design is Finished when... 23 Pro Designers' Opinions

One of the most important and hardest things to overcome when designing is to understand when the piece you are designing on is actually finished. while creativity is sometime boundless the end result should always be the result of a clear objective, the end result.

Pawel Nolbert · interview · hellocolor

Interview: Pawel Nolbert

Whoohoo. It made my day a lot of better when i heard that Pawl Nolbert from hello color is willing to do an interview. He's one of my favourite graphic designer. You'll love his stuff. For more of his work you have check out his design studio hellocolor

designers · inspiration

Inspiration: Maciej Mize

3D artists are getting more creative as the days pass by. Maciej Mizer, a Polish designer is a great example of who creative designers can get. His work is really cool! But he's also a varied artist, he's done 2D, Graffiti and Photography works as well. It's a good chance to get to know an awesome designer!

photoshop · experiments

3D Layer in Photoshop

One of the coolest features in the CS3 Extended version of Photoshop is the 3D Layer tools.

wallpaper · tutorial · psdtuts

Watercolor Effect in Photoshop - Wallpaper

Last weekend I spent sometime watching TV, more specifically Lost, playing video-games, and playing around in Photoshop as well. I was working on some new images for fun, and for new tutorials of course.

isaac rentz · filmmaker · designer

Graphic Designer and Filmmaker: Isaac Rentz

When i was younger i was really into shortmovies. Playing with bluescreen and special effects was my pleasure. But i also loved Photoshop. Which job should i take? Why not both! Heres an example.

designers · graphic design · inspiration

Inspiration: Jasper Goodall

It's great to see our fellow designers hitting the jackpot! Jasper Goodall is one of those guys.

design · inspiration · interview

Interview: Cristiano Siqueira

He's also known as Cris Vector, his illustrations are superb and we had the pleasure to have him interviewed so we could get to know a little bit more about this work process and the source of such great inspiration. To get to know more about his work, visit www.crisvector.com or at DeviantArt crisvec

inspiration · best of the week

Best of the Week #14

There are really awesome links from the past week, some of them listing Abduzeedo, like the 50 designers to follow on Twitter. Also there's the very cool ISO50 Obama Print Out and the Create and we couldn't forget the Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop tutorial on PSDTUTS. Saturday- 05/24 ISO50 Obama Print Out Now

inspiration · illustration · deviantart

Inspiration: *RYE-BREAD

DeviantArt is my never ending source of inspiration. I have a whole bunch of favorites there, and I watch many artists.

mexico · inspiration · design

Inspiration: Alberto Cerriteño

A few days ago I saw some designs from this Mexican illustrator and I was really impressed with his style and the excellent taste for color combination. Alberto Cerriteño is a Designer and Illustrator from Mexico City who likes animate as well and enjoy whatever looks good with the right colors.

web design · sites of the week

Sites of the week

This week we will start a new series of articles that will be our weekly selection of sites. We've seen lots of great sites every day and we thought it would be very cool to share some of them with you. The list will have new sites, sites we saw in the past that are really good and have to be featured, an important redesign, or even a web app that might be very useful to all of us.

paulw · download · brush

1000+ great free Photoshop brushes by PaulW

My friend PaulW has uploaded a lot of great Photoshop brushes over at DeviantArt.com . If youre interested in abstract art you have to download them. PaulW is an awesome graphic designer from the UK who made great brushes like abstract, grunge or vector brushes for you.

contest · news · friend

Round Two of UPrinting Contest Has Begun

My friend Gino from youthedesigner.com told me that the round 2 of the UPrinting Contest has begun and the source images are available. It's a very nice contest, which by the way, I will be judging.

review · giveaway

Screensteps review - 2 copies giveaway

It's been more than a year that I write tutorials almost every week. Even though I got used to the process of capturing screenshots and then organize and save them with the right names for the right steps, it was still very time consuming task.

theyhatemydesign · interview · inspiration

Interview (short): Theyhatemydesign

I had a quick chat with TheyHateMyDesign and I'd love to show you. Read the short interview and then admire his awesome artworks. 1. First of all we would like to thank you for the opportunity of having an interview. Please tell me a bit about your begining with design and why did you choose to become an artists?

wallpaper

Wallpaper of the Week #6

The wallpaper of this week is from a designer, illustrator, and friend of mine called Bruno Fujii.

phirebrush · inspiration · design

Inspiration: Phirebrush

You think you are a great artist? You want to show your work online? Then submit it here. It is totaly worth itWhat is Phirebrush (pronounced: fire-brush)? Well, we in short, we are an online magazine (art group if you want) that displays user submissions in monthly issues.

photography · hdr · portrait

Experiment: HDR Photography

As you can probably tell the crew here at Abduzeedo are just fascinated by HDR Photography. There is something cool about HDR that i can't really explain. Maybe it's the colors or detail.

tutorial · pixelmator

Light Painting in Pixelmator 1.2

We've already written 2 tutorials for the Light Painting Effect, one for Photoshop, one for Fireworks, and now we will show you how to create this effect using the new version of Pixelmator , the 1.2.

inspiration · best of the week

Best of the Week #13

Last week was full of great articles, we had lots of news about the Friend Connect from Google, besides that there was the very interesting Smasningmagazine list of Useful Podcasts For Designers And Developers. There were many more cool posts and below we list our picks of the week FRIDAY - 05/16 OMG Posters!

inspiration · evoke · design

Inspiration: Evoke

When you work on a file and you just dont know how to go on Evoke is a great place to find inspiration. Lots of young designers produce breathtaking creations you have to see.

wallpaper of the week · wallpaper · iphone

Wallpaper of the Week #5

This week's wallpaper of the week is from a friend of ours, Eric DeFazio, also known as Koston101. It looks pretty darn cool, and we are cheering that this dude will make some other cool wallpapers such as this. Enjoy!

streetart · stencil · inspiration · banksy

Streetart Inspiration Part 1: Banksy

Banksy is an awesome street-artists from Bristol* (England) and probably the most loved/hated. Im in love with his artworks since i bought his book "wall and piece". Check out the great stencil art he does all over the world. * Thanks to Abduzeedo-user "Simon" for recognizing the mistake.

interview · inspirations · designers

Interview: Rik Oostenbroek

Rik Oostenbroek, also known as Nkeo, is an awesome graphic designer from the Netherlands. His abstract arts are famous and brought his artwork to the cover of the Computer Arts Magazine. And now the tricky part: He's only 18 years old. 1. First of all we would like to thank you for the opportunity of having an interview.

fireworks · tutorial

Creating the iPhone Frame on Fireworks

Since some people asked for this tutorial, We're going to show you guys how to create the iPhone frame. It isn't as complicated as it appears to be, and I think this is the solution that most comes closer to the original. Notice that we're going to use mostly rectangles and bevels... just follow the steps and good luck!