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25 Free Downloadable PSDs for Mobile Apps & Website Mockups
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25 Free Downloadable PSDs for Mobile Apps & Website Mockups

Understanding how to use Photoshop well requires a lot of practice. You can’t be afraid of testing design effects to see what they look like. But when first getting started the whole process of creating a digital interface can be stressful and off-putting. Thankfully designers are oftentimes happy to release their own designs as freebies for others to study and utilize.

This gallery includes a handful of brilliant PSDs for mobile applications and website layouts. Everything here is free to download and play with on your own. You can learn a lot by opening these files to study how other designers create page elements, add color, and organize the interface. Or you can even use these PSDs as generic templates for structuring your own digital mockup.

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28 Adobe Photoshop Tutorials on Digital Photo Editing
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28 Adobe Photoshop Tutorials on Digital Photo Editing

If you’re into Photography or digital effects then you’ll love this collection of tutorials. Each one is geared towards a unique effect or digital concept for retouching photographs. Both digital photos or scanned copies work perfectly and produce very similar results.

Even if you’ve never retouched a photo in your life, these guides can help you get started. By studying from people with experience you can learn plenty of great techniques. All it requires is a bit of patience and perseverance! By following these guides you can learn some amazing effects with just a few weeks of study and practice.

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Design Freebies For Creatives: February 2014
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Design Freebies For Creatives: February 2014

This is the second instalment of the ongoing DesignWoop freebies series, a monthly design and development freebie collection.

The free design goodies included in this months round-up feature some quality PSD templates, coded HTML templates, backgrounds and some super nice fonts. The free typeface called ‘Adam’ really caught my eye and was rather quickly download into my font library.

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20 Stunning App Icon Designs

I’ve been a fan of icon design for years. Much like how a logo represents the tone and personality of a company, an icon represents a program or app. Both make use of a tiny canvas size and often have a lot to say with little space to say it.

Ever since iPhone apps started picking up traction, icon design has improved more and more. With time, designers and developers have been able to practice creating a beautiful, stylish and slick icon that suits the device it’s on, and looks great at high resolution and when it’s a tiny icon on a home screen.

It’s important to mention that it’s remarkably challenging to create an icon that looks good – it can take an extraordinary amount of work and skill to create something that looks simple, and the more complex a design, the more talent is required.

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Design Freebies For Creative Minds: Jan 2013
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Design Freebies For Creative Minds: Jan 2014

This is the first in the series of the monthly design and development freebie collection. I have some super resources in this months collection ranging from HTML templates, PSD files, a Ghost CMS template and a couple of free fonts. The Readium Ghost theme looks fantastic, it is my personal favorite in the collection and unbelievably it is free, kudos to Sven Read and his team.

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