Designer Help/Resources | EDITED 2/7/08

Joined: Jun 5 2004, 04:37 PM

Dec 30 2007, 08:56 PM #1

Here's a list of our favorite sites for design resources. I think that just knowing where to get the right tools is half the battle and could really help new designers and veterans alike.

General Resources
The Inspiration Gallery
Blue Vertigo:
More than 1.000 links: Fonts, Stock Photography, Photoshop Brushes, Vector Clip-Art, Logotypes, Patterns, Icons, Sounds, Color tools, Text Generators, Poser Downloads (free and comercial) and the Design Contests around the world.
Sharpen Edges:
List of best design links and sites for creative artists

Brushes
DeviantArt: Photoshop Brushes

Fonts
Da Font
Better Fonts
Urban Fonts
Smashing Magazine

Patterns
DeviantArt: Photoshop Patterns
Squidfingers
Pixel Patterns
DinPattern

Photography
Yahoo! Sports
CBS Sportsline
stock.xchng
iStock Photo

Sports Logos
Sports Logos/Screensavers:
Site with jpg's and vectors of every pro team and NCAA.

Vectors
Vector Portal
Free vector images, sports logos, templates, symbols, flags and logos.

PSD Web Sites
http://www.psdcentral.net
http://www.urbanpsds.com
http://www.psdresource.com
http://www.surrealdesignz.com
http://www.l7designs.co.uk/
http://www.sdsportsfanatic.com/cuts.html
http://www.guerillablock.com/forum/

Photoshop Tutorials
http://www.good-tutorials.com
http://rainworld.com/psworkshop/
http://www.eyesondesign.net/
http://www.thewebmachine.com/
http://www.photoshopcafe.com/
http://www.phong.com/
http://www.designsbymark.com/pstips/index.html
http://www.deviantart.com/
http://www.thinkdan.com
http://www.xen-fx.com
http://www.spyroteknik.com
http://www.axxessdenied.com
http://www.carbonfour.com
http://www.digitexturia.com
http://www.eyeball-design.com/fxzone/index01.htm
http://www.eyesondesign.net/pshop/tuts.htm
http://www.handson.nu
http://www.phong.com
http://www.photoshopcafe.com
http://www.photoshoproadmap.com
http://www.actionxchange.com
http://www.teamphotoshop.com
http://www.psworkshop.net
http://www.reality9.com/main.html
http://www.shadowness.com
http://www.stridingstudio.com
http://www.designsbymark.com
http://www.opticnurve.com
http://www.thinkdan.com
http://www.xen-fx.com
http://www.spyroteknik.com
http://www.vivaciousweb.com
http://www.deviantart.com
http://www.planetphotoshop.com
http://www.ps6.com
http://www.deepspaceweb.com/
http://www.neofrog.com/tutorials.html
http://www.dubtastic.com/
http://www.digitalwebgold.com/resources/tutorials.htm
http://www.eyewire.com/tips/photoshop/
http://www.savvy.net/photoshop.htm
http://www.pankpages.com/tutorials/photoshoptut.htm
http://www.stewartstudio.com/tips/phototip.htm
http://www.stab.se/aq/ny/index.htm
http://www.magicpixel.com.au/html/workwel.html
http://www.distortion.co.uk/freebies/tutorial.html
http://www.arraich.com/ps_intro.htm
http://www.screaming-art.com/tutorials.php
http://www.digitaltropic.com/tutorials.htm
http://www.dreaminfinity.com
http://www.masteratwork.com/ed/7denierave/
http://www.theroot42.org/forum/
http://www.gurusnetwork.com/tutoria...shop/index.html
http://www.philoader.net
http://www.fli7e.de/
http://www.pinoy7.com/
http://www.webmasterbase.com/article/811/19
http://www.Effectlab.com
http://www.Liquisoft.com
http://www.Screaming-Art.com
http://www.opticalorgasm.com/huge_tutorial_list.html
http://www.drawthrough.com/tutorials/index.html
http://www.vtc.com/productdetail.php?sku=33329
http://www.vtc.com/photoshop-menu-tutorials-t.htm?ppc
http://div.dyndns.org/EK/tutorial/
http://www.pegaweb.com/tutorials/web-de ... orials.htm
http://www.digital-creativity.org.uk/index.html
http://www.graphic-design.com/Photoshop/Tips/
http://www.heathrowe.com/tuts/rings.asp
http://www.psworkshop.net/psworkshop
http://www.photoshopcafe.com
http://xen-fx.com/txt/
http://www.stab.se/aq/ny/index.htm
http://deaddreamer.com
http://www.aovs02.dsl.pipex.com/
http://www.eyesondesign.net
http://www.adobeevangelists.com/
http://www.planetphotoshop.com
http://www.neofrog.com
http://w1.243.telia.com/~u24308054/designstudios/
http://www.piregwan.com/tutorials/
http://www.psworkshop.net
http://www.geocities.com/nessele/
http://webdeveloper.com/html/html_table_splicing.html
http://www.dsigning.com/
http://www.digitalwebgold.com/resources ... #photoshop
http://www.webslave.dircon.co.uk/photoshop/
http://www.algonet.se/~dip/photoshop/tips/tips_00.html
http://www.stewartstudio.com/tips/phototip.htm
http://www.handson.nu/
http://www.photoshoptechniques.com/main/defaulth.html
http://www.grafx-design.com/phototut.html
http://www.wetzelandcompany.com/MonthlyTipB.html
http://thetechnozone.com/macbuyersg...Photoshop6.html
http://www.thedesigncore.com
http://www.photoshopuser.com
http://www.gurusnetwork.com/tutorials/
http://www.effectlab.com
http://www.iboost.com/build/software/pshop/index.html
http://www.espressographics.com/
http://users.iafrica.com/c/cu/cubic/vers/
http://www.deepspaceweb.com
http://www.cbtcafe.com/photoshop/
http://www.candeekis.com/alltutorials.html
http://thetechnozone.com/macbuyersguide ... shop6.html
http://www.shadowness.com
http://www.phong.com/tutorials
http://www.razorart.com
http://www.zeroplace.com/
http://www.liquidsoft.com
http://www.thinkdan.com
http://www.solardreamstudios.com
http://www.tutorialfind.com/tutorials/adobe
http://www.wastedyouth.org
http://www.teamphotoshop.com
http://www.toeng.com
http://www.endeffect.com
http://www.turtleshell.com
http://www.aovs02.dsl.pipex.com/
http://www.cognitivedistortion.com
http://www.somethingleet.com
http://www.actionfx.com
http://graphicssoft.about.com/cs/ph...ls6/?once=true&
http://www.geocities.com/vitseeus/photoshop_recipes.htm
http://www.hyperpark.com/
http://www.icehousedesigns.com/tutorials/photoshop/
http://the-internet-eye.com/HOWTO/default.htm
http://www.myjanee.com/jnetuts.htm
http://www.arraich.com/ps_intro.htm
http://jereme.gfxsites.net/
http://www.multimania.com/harvestr/logos/
http://www.iboost.com/build/software/pshop/index.html
http://www.icehousedesigns.com/tutorials/photoshop/
http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey....html?tw=design
http://www.iservice.at/isset.html
http://www.visual-redemption.com/
http://mccannas.com/pshop/photosh0.htm
http://homepage.mac.com/markstrange...hoto~index.html
http://www.sketchpad.net/
http://www.visual-redemption.com/
http://mccannas.com/pshop/photosh0.htm
http://www.magicpixel.com.au/html/workwel.html
http://homepage.mac.com/markstrange...hoto~index.html
http://www.sketchpad.net/
http://www.opticnurve.com/
http://www.orionnetlinks.com/Photoshop/photoshop.asp
http://www.ozones.com/handson/
http://www.pageresource.com/
http://www.pagetutor.com/
http://www.pankpages.com/
http://www.piscespub.com/pcpp50.html
http://www.pixelpunk.8m.com/
http://www.espressographics.com/
http://www.eyeball-design.com/page09.htm
http://www.eyewire.com/tips/photoshop/
http://www.firelily.com/
http://www.freegraphics.com/10_Tutorials/Photoshop/
http://www.codewarrioru.com/CodeWarriorU/
http://www.webspace.com.br/opus/web3.htm
http://geda-online.com/
http://www.gifart.com/graphictips5.shtml
http://gliebster.com/
http://www.2ginc.com/
http://www.goranation.com/
http://graphicssoft.about.com/libra...shop+6+Tutorial
http://user.fundy.net/morris/redire...photoshop.shtml
http://www.grafx-design.com/tutorials.html
http://www.gurusnetwork.com/
http://www.hyperpark.com/
http://www.icehousedesigns.com/tutorials/photoshop/
http://the-internet-eye.com/HOWTO/default.htm
http://www.myjanee.com/jnetuts.htm
http://www.arraich.com/ps_intro.htm
http://jereme.gfxsites.net/
http://www.veraldar.net/ari/
http://webreference.com/graphics/column36/
http://www.bizark.com/
http://www.bluesfear.com/
http://www.candeekis.com/alltutorials.html
http://www.cbtcafe.com/photoshop/
http://builder.cnet.com/webbuilding...-4279263-1.html
http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/2d/
http://www.cyberinkdesign.com/tutor.htm
http://www.dacort.com/tutorials.php
http://www.dalinise.com/
http://2achievesuccess.com/david/
http://misery.subnet.at/
http://www.thewebmachine.com
http://www.deaddreamer.com/v10/index2.html
http://www.digitexturia.com
http://www.eyeball-design.com
http://www.eyesondesign.net
http://www.metaeffect.com
http://www.phong.com
http://www.photoshopcafe.com
http://www.photoshoproadmap.com
http://www.psworkshop.net
http://www.reality9.com
http://www.sevenflow.com
http://www.stridingstudio.com
http://www.designsbymark.com
http://www.geda-online.com
http://www.thinkdan.com
http://xen-fx.com/
http://www.spyroteknik.com/
http://www.deviantart.com
http://www.planetphotoshop.com
http://www.ps6.com
http://www.teamphotoshop.com
http://www.somethingleet.com/tuts
http://www.reactionzero.com
http://www.neofrog.com/
http://jereme.gfxsites.net/
http://www.voidix.com/
http://www.screaming-art.com/
http://www.deepspaceweb.com/
http://rockerboo.com/v7/tentut
http://www.phong.com/tutorials/
http://www.planetphotoshop.com/
http://boblawson0.tripod.com/tutorials.htm
http://erk.free.fr/tips/index.htm
http://gliebster.com/tutorials/
http://membres.lycos.fr/harvestr/logos/davtut.htm
http://rainworld.com/psworkshop
http://user.fundy.net/morris/photoshop.shtml
http://www.2ginc.com/tutorials/ps.html
http://www.adobe.com/products/tips/photoshop.html
http://www.adobeevangelists.com/photoshop/index.html
http://www.axxessdenied.com/index.p...otoshop&action=
http://www.continuum2.com/tutorial/index.php
http://www.deaddreamer.com/v10/tuto/index.html
http://www.digital-creativity.co.uk/tutorials.html
http://www.distortion.co.uk/freebies/tutorial.html
http://www.dsigning.com
http://www.eyeball-design.com/page09.htm
http://www.eyesondesign.net/pshop/tuts.htm
http://www.geda-online.com/tutorials.htm
http://www.photoshopcafe.com/tutorials.htm
http://www.planetphotoshop.com/tutorials.html
http://www.polykarbon.com/tutorials/index.htm
http://www.silaas.com/photoshop/tutorials.html
http://www.somethingleet.com/tuts
http://www.teamphotoshop.com/photos...ials/ps_tut.php
http://www.tutorialfind.com/tutorials
http://www.teamphotoshop.com/
http://www.eyeball-design.com/fxzone/frames02.htm
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/ ... frame.html
http://user.fundy.net/morris/main.html
http://www.stab.se/aq/ny/pstips/fwf_all.htm
http://www.tutorials911.com/tutorials/display.php?cid=5
http://www.hyperpark.com/tutorials.htm
http://www.pragt.net/tutorials/photoshop
http://www.stewartstudio.com/tips/phototip.htm
http://www.espressographics.com/text/menuph5.html
http://www.sketchpad.net/photoshp.htm
http://www.dsigning.com
http://nebulus.org/index.html?pg=tutorial_ps.asp
http://www.btinternet.com/~ian.lyon...hop_6/ps6_1.htm
http://www.thunderlizard.com/handouts/ps_table.html
http://www.sitebuilder.ws/photoshop/pstutorials.htm
http://epaperpress.com/pscolor
http://www.planetphotoshop.com/peteback.html
http://www.trainingtools.com
http://www.arraich.com/ref/aatoolbar6.htm
http://www.carlvolk.com/photoshoptips.asp
http://www.photoshoproadmap.com/pho...rials-tips.html
http://thinkdan.com
http://www.adobe.com/products/tips/photoshop.html
http://www.mccannas.com/pshop/photosh0.htm
http://www.planetphotoshop.com/tutorials.html
http://www.photoshoproadmap.com/
http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/
http://www.designsbymark.com/
http://www.stewartstudio.com/tips/phototip.htm
http://www.3dcafe.com/asp/tutphotoshop.asp
http://www.duke.edu/~ac10/photoshop/index.html
http://www.adobestudios.com/tips/
http://www.adobe.com/studio/
http://www.dsigning.com/photoshop/tutorials/
http://www.eyeball-design.com/page09.htm
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Way/9571/
http://www.webdeveloper.com/design/
http://www.planetphotoshop.com
http://xen-fx.com/txt
http://www.stab.se/aq/ny/index.htm
http://www.adobeevangelists.com
http://w1.243.telia.com/~u24308054/designstudios
http://www.piregwan.com/tutorials
http://www.geocities.com/nessele
http://webdeveloper.com/html/html_table_splicing.html
http://www.dsigning.com
http://www.digitalwebgold.com/resources ... #photoshop
http://www.webslave.dircon.co.uk/photoshop
http://www.algonet.se/~dip/photoshop/tips/tips_00.html
http://www.stewartstudio.com/tips/phototip.htm
http://www.photoshoptechniques.com/main/defaulth.html
http://www.wetzelandcompany.com/MonthlyTipB.html
http://thetechnozone.com/macbuyersg...Photoshop6.html
http://www.photoshopuser.com
http://www.gurusnetwork.com/tutorials
http://www.iboost.com/build/software/pshop/index.html
http://users.iafrica.com/c/cu/cubic/vers
http://www.candeekis.com/alltutorials.html
http://thetechnozone.com/macbuye....p6.html
http://www.razorart.com
http://www.zeroplace.com
http://www.liquidsoft.com
http://www.thinkdan.com
http://www.solardreamstudios.com
http://www.teamphotoshop.com
http://www.toeng.com
http://www.endeffect.com
http://www.turtleshell.com
http://www.cognitivedistortion.com
http://www.somethingleet.com
http://www.actionfx.com
http://www.geocities.com/vitseeus/photoshop_recipes.htm
http://www.jlswebsource.com/tutorials.html
http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey....html?tw=design
http://www.itgraphics.com.au/tutorial/index.htm
http://www.iservice.at/isset.html
http://www.ozones.com/handson
http://www.pagetutor.com
http://www.pankpages.com
http://www.pixelpunk.8m.com
http://www.espressographics.com
http://www.evening.demon.co.uk/articles.html
http://www.firelily.com
http://geda-online.com
http://www.gifart.com/graphictips5.shtml
http://user.fundy.net/morris/
http://the-internet-eye.com/HOWTO/default.htm
http://webreference.com/graphics/column36
http://www.bluesfear.com
http://www.cbtcafe.com/photoshop
http://builder.cnet.com/webbuilding/0-7370.html
http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/2d
http://www.cyberinkdesign.com/tutor.htm
http://www.dacort.com/tutorials.php
http://development.gurusnetwork.com/kpt/
http://www.insectivore.org/03/index.php ... =tutorials



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