Tag: resources

  • Tools of the Web Design Trade, Part 1

    July 25, 2008

    Unless you count watching The Secret City with Mark Kistler on Saturday mornings as a child, the only formal training I’ve had in graphic design is an Intro to Desktop Publishing class that taught me the keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop and Illustrator. Everything else I’ve learned through observation and synthesis. That’s one of the great... Read More

  • 10 Tips For Creating Website Mockups In Photoshop

    July 2, 2008

    Here are some things I’ve discovered while creating website mockups in Photoshop. They’re not gospel, just things that you may find helpful: 1. Use shapes and shape layers as often as possible. You can resize then easily without quality loss, good for later changes. 2. Blending options are your friend. Double click a shape layer... Read More

  • Movable Type Template Map (.PDF)

    February 25, 2008

    For those of you just upgrading to Movable Type 4, I’m sure you’re experiencing a considerable amount of confusion regarding the new modular template approach. If you’ve just gotten on board, it probably makes even less sense. I won’t go into too much detail on this modular approach, because I’ve already dealt with it previously... Read More