30 Incredible Free Fonts for Designers

The more I design, the more I love finding awesome new fonts. It’s like finding a valuable baseball card in a shoe box full of common cards. I keep collecting them in order to fill my designer’s toolbox with a tool for every job. I’ve put together a list of my favorites, that I feel every designer should put in their toolbox.

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Create a Vintage Polaroid Effect

I love anything graphic design that has that vintage grunge kind of look. This tutorial will show you how to create a stunning vintage polaroid effect. It’s fairly simple to make and can be used in many different types of projects.

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My 10 Favorite Firefox Add-Ons

Depending on how much experience you have coding websites, you’ll probably already know how much of a pain Internet Explorer is to deal with. That is why most of us in the design community push browsers like Firefox. Here’s a list of my 10 favorites Firefox plugins.

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I am thrilled to announce markup4U as my first sponsor for MyInkBlog. You can see their ad on the sidebar of the page. markup4U is a top notch PSD to HTML service provider. They charge only $175 for the first page and just $85 on each page after that. They can slice and code PSD, PNG and AI file formats into valid XHTML and CSS code.

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I’m really stoked to have my grass texture tutorial featured on the Photoshop Lady website. This site is an awesome source for some of the best Photoshop tutorials on the web.

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Create a Building Window with Reflections

A couple days ago I looked all over the internet for a good tutorial on how to create a glass window texture with a realistic reflection in Photoshop, but came up empty handed. I did see a couple of things on making glass, but not for the look I was after. This tutorial will aim to fix that.

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How to Seamlessly Tile a Graphic

After I wrote my four part series on textures, I received a few questions of how to tile them. This tutorial will walk you through how I would go about it. This is a very common task and is extremely useful if you have a texture or pattern that you need to repeat across an image or a website.

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The Making of a Favicon

I just recently finished off my favicon and added it to the site. I should have done this earlier, but it’s just one of those things you tend to overlook. It is, however a very important part of branding and identity for your site. Plus, it’s so much better than the default icon!

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MyInkBlog has gone through significant changes the last couple of days, and more are soon to follow. I think this new design is much easier on the eyes and allows for more expansion in the future. There are now related posts at the bottom of each article to help with navigation.

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Create an Awesome Grass Texture in Photoshop

This is the fourth and final installment of my series on creating textures in Photoshop. This tutorial will combine much of what we learned about in the first three installments, we will also go over some new techniques, and add some finishing touches that pull the whole look together.

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I will be updating my wordpress theme tonight and over the next couple of days. So please excuse the look and any bugs you may find. I like the theme I had, but it doesn’t accommodate all that I want to do, and I think readability is a bit of a concern.

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Get More Stats Using FeedBurner

I recently checked out and switched my feed to FeedBurner’s services. If your site has a feed and you’d like to keep track of who is subscribing and what posts they are looking at then check out what FeedBurner has to offer.

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