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5 Ways to Improve Contrast When Placing Text Over Images

With the recent trend of using high-quality images as backgrounds on websites, it’s important to make sure there is high contrast between the text and the background. In order for the user to be able to receive the message being conveyed by the website, legibility is critical.

Create a Vector Inspired Portrait in Photoshop

Today we are going to create our very own vector inspired portrait in Photoshop that you can readily use as your personal avatar whether it’s for Facebook, Skype or even your own website.

Create a Star-Shaped Logo Using Photoshop’s Path Tools

In this tutorial we will create a logo for our favorite website,, using the dreaded Pen tool. You will have to learn some new concepts and while it might be a bit difficult the results will be worthwhile.


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