Monday Link List, volume 4

Photoshop Tutorial Sites

Layers Magazine, for all things Adobe.

PSD Tuts Plus, also check out their other sites

Smashing Magazine.

Photoshop Star

Planet Photoshop.



Great Tutorials

A quick wood texture.

Space Themed Poster (breaks some of our nondestructive rules, but great effects))

Lomo photo effect.

Using Channels to create Gradient Effects.

3D Light Beam Text Effect


Tips & Tricks

Great shortcuts to make your workflow more efficient.

Monday Link List, volume 3

Photoshop Tips & Tricks

5 things you may not know about Photoshop.
Finding the average colour in a photo.
Setting tool presets for.
Photoshop’s Official Youtube channel.
Using the LAB Colour Space to make colours pop.
Understanding Hue, Saturation & Luminosity (through PowerPoint!.)
Awesome Photoshop keyboard shortcuts
Tips for managing complex layers.


Photoshop Basics Bootcamp.
Refresher – Non-Destructive Editing.
Creative Suite Podcast with Terry White (Worldwide Creative Suite Design Evangelist for Adobe Systems, Inc.) Also check out Terry White’s Tech Blog.

Monday Link List, volume 2


How big should your body copy be on a web page?

Another Column Calculator:

Created Golden Ration columns for your layout

Cool Tips & Tricks:

A Dozen Cool Photoshop CS5 Features.

Save your settings, and even make a record of your work.

Photoshop Etiquette – best practices.


Using Text Frames:

Controlling text fields.

Mastering Layer Styles:

Mastering Layer Styles.

More Layer Style Tips.

Web Design, Layout Tutorials:

A whole bunch of layout tutorials.

Create a blog layout in Photoshop.

Web Design, Page Element Tutorials:

Buttons, navigation, type and other elements.

Page element tutorials and other resources.

More about the Deblur demo:

So, when can we see the Deblur filter in Photoshop? When they’ve perfected it.

Monday Link List, volume 1

Setting up Photoshop to produce pixel perfect web designs requires taking control of your application settings and tool options.

Controlling Your Settings:

Set up Photoshop for pixel perfect web layouts: Configure Photoshop for pixel perfect design

Making pixel perfect adjustments: Pixel Perfect Rotation & Nudging

Creating Grids:

Cameron McEfee GuideGuide a Photoshop plug-in to create custom guides.

960 Grid System a very good online tool for creating grids.

Online grid creation system Lets you save your grid as a Photoshop pattern.

Grid Designer Another online grid creation tool.

GridCalc Grid calculator and generator


How to create a sleek grid based website design

Photoshop web layout tutorials

More Photoshop web layout tutorials

Working with vectors

Not related to Web Design, but WOW!

The end of blurred images
And who needs to focus in the first place?