links for 2008-12-17

  • Christmas is a holiday of love and family. It is the time of year when people come together to celebrate, when they realize that some things are more important than others. So why don’t you impress the people who are important to you with some unique Christmas cards or beautiful personal desktop wallpaper? In this post, we present 60 beautiful Christmas Photoshop tutorials. You’ll learn how to design Christmas trees, snow globes, snowflakes, Christmas candles, Christmas balls and much more. Some designers go even further, taking the time to draw Christmas illustrations or replace old icons with festive ones. Often, designers will draw Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends or create a Christmas theme for their website layout.
  • In this tutorial I will be teaching you how to create this complete, festive Christmas-themed web layout! Note: This tutorial may be more well-suited for intermediate Photoshop users, as it does require quite a bit of Photoshop knowledge and work! Please feel free to try it though, if you’re unable to get it right, just try it over again a few times.
  • CSS frameworks have been here for some time. About the usefulness of these frameworks has been discussed for numerous times. Some say CSS isn’t advanced enough, others say these frameworks saved them many hours of developing time. We will not repeat this discussion here. I have discovered CSS frameworks just a while back. After experimenting with the Malo CSS framework, the Blueprint framework and 960, I came to the conclusion I like the 960 CSS framework most. This tutorial will explain the basics of this framework so you can start developing with 960 pretty fast.
  • The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. ©2008 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™ All rights reserved. Used under authorization.
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