Varoom – the illustration report, is “a unique large format publication commenting and discussing the contemporary illustrated image in depth”. It is published by the Association of Illustrators in the UK.
Here is a quick method for prototyping app books that will run on an iPad. It’s not App-Store ready, in that there is limited interactivity, but doesn’t really require any programming so provides a good way for designers and artists to get something up and running to show clients without having to learn Objective-C or even HTML.
Moving from designing printed materials to web pages involves taking on board a number of new concepts and leaving some other preconceptions behind. The two disciplines also have a lot in common, since they are both about communicating a series of ideas in a graphic form.
This is an update to the Photoshop action that I created in May 2010 to speed up my Photoshop to Web/Mobile workflow. It allows you to select any combination of layers (which may contain layer styles, vector shapes, text layers or smart objects), and automatically crops, merges and then passes them to the the Save for Web and Devices dialogue.
This post looks at a way to add a subtle noise effect to HTML elements using CSS. Using this technique is of interest because it doesn’t require use of an image editor, weighs in at just a little over 2K and doesn’t generate any extra HTTP requests.