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Brushes can be some of the most useful resources if you know how to use them. Both Photoshop and Illustrator utilize brushes of different mediums, but they can be used for very similar purposes. Brushing may be used to add texture, background effects, or vector art into a design.

If you’re looking for high-quality PS/AI brushes then look no further! This gallery includes 15 of the best websites that host free downloadable brush packs. All of the brushes are free and high-quality – plus these websites should be handy whether you use Photoshop, Illustrator, or both.


brusheezy free brushes resources

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There are too many WWWs, too many work-in-progress websites, too many places to get lost. Building an eye-candy landing page is a must if you aim to keep your prospective users interested and start a meaningful dialogue.

Achieve More with the Right Landing Page

Starting from here, you need to make sure you go straight to the point and use the best tools for your business purposes. For example, one is Qards, a robust WordPress visual editor crafted by Designmodo. It is intuitive and easy to use, and you can create a landing page in minutes. Literally.

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A new and exciting website has recently been launched for web designers and developers.
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Whether you design interfaces, icons, or print work, Illustrator is a powerful program. Vector graphics can be used in almost any situation because they’re easy to edit and scale. If you’re unfamiliar with Illustrator it may be difficult to create everything from scratch – but luckily there are designers online who release their stuff for free.

This gallery includes 18 free .AI and .EPS files for Adobe Illustrator. Feel free to download any of them and include the designs in your project work. The freebies range from simple line icons to more detailed ribbons or mobile app templates. Illustrator is a versatile piece of software and these freebies are proof of this fact.

80 Tiny Vector Icons

free vector icons 80pack

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Our listing includes a number of excellent PSD to HTML conversion websites. Some provide a variety of different services, while others have core competencies in one or two areas of specialty.

Any one of them is in a position to make your development project a bit easier for you; quite a bit easier in many cases. Most offer conversions to Responsive code, a service that is rapidly growing in importance, especially for those who own or maintain a commercial website that needs to cater more heavily to the mobile crowd.

In any event, what you will find here generally covers the bases as far as converting design to code is concerned. It is our hope that you will find something of benefit to you, but in the off-chance you do not be sure to visit us again. We upgrade our list periodically in an effort to always bring the latest and greatest to your attention.

PSD To Manythings

The need for Responsive HTML code is becoming a must in the world of Ecommerce, as the search engines are beginning to divert more attention on the needs of mobile device users. One of PSD to Manythings core competencies is the ability to quickly and precisely convert your Photoshop design into Responsive HTML. This software development company is just a little over 3 years old, yet it has already established itself as one of the premier companies of its kind in the industry.
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Once you understand the basics of CSS it’s natural to move onto more detailed subjects. Animation is one such area which has been quite complicated until recently. CSS3 allows frontend developers to animate subjects without any JavaScript whatsoever. SVG images can be used with CSS3 to create stretchy and vectorized animations. The following tutorials should get you on the right track towards mastering SVG animation with CSS.

Christmas Lights

animated svg christmas lights

SVG Files in Illustrator

exporting svg from adobe illustrator

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Most modern web browsers support the latest CSS3 properties and have seen a growing adoption by audiences around the world. Web fonts are quite popular and only getting easier to include in a typical HTML5 website. But one of the best solutions with this newer technology would be icon web fonts.

Web designers can include fonts made with icons to embed scalable icons into any layout. This gallery below includes 15 free open source icon web fonts you can download and use in any project(s). New icon fonts are released every year and it has become a very popular means of achieving clean user interface design.

Captain Icon

captain icon github open source webfont

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Teams are no longer popular and it has been found that working in one can be unproductive sometimes. When you need to stay in contact with an individual for one process, as well as with another individual for a different one, it can be difficult to have a fast process of delivering the product to your client.

It is for this reason why web designers who are based in solution orientated processes are now focusing on a role that involves being a one-man operation. This can be achieved via themes that revolve around multipurpose techniques and these involve layouts that are pre-made and which make everything better and faster.

How a multipurpose WordPress theme can help you with your productivity

In the modern day and age there are many good web designers, so competition is fierce. This means that designers are often fighting for the same set of clients, as well as the same type of attention and technology.
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Transitioning from digital design to print design is no easy task. It requires a fundamental understanding of the print medium along with the underlying software. Although learning the fundamentals of CMYK and paper quality is just a matter of reading, you’ll need to do quite a bit of practice to master print design software.

If you want to get into print design then please take a look over these 20 InDesign tutorials. They range from beginner to intermediate with something for everyone. Whether you want to design magazines, CD covers, or style guides, these tutorials can get you there.

eBook Cover Design

indesign ebook cover howto

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Open source code has hastened the development process for everyone involved. Larger platforms such as WordPress have completely revolutionized the methods in which we create websites. But also consider the smaller plugins built for animation, form effects, and of course navigation menus.

This gallery includes the absolute best jQuery plugins for creating a dropdown navigation. Each plugin is completely free to use on any type of project. Most of them also have excellent online documentation which you can follow to customize the style, color, animation, or other similar design properties.

Dropdown Effects

simple drop down animation effects

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Uptime Robot