CSS Buttons Infographic

↓ Download a Copy of the Infographic ↓   CSS Buttons – Cheat Sheet So you wanna add a button to your web project?  Here’s a little cheat sheet to help you remember all the wonderful ways you can stylize … Continue reading

17 Image Resources for Your Website

2. GraphicsFuel

Before you begin your quest for website resources, consider how you want to use the images that you are downloading.  Not every site that claims to be giving away “free” images is actually catch-free, so be sure to see if … Continue reading

Budget Graphics – Creating Images for Your Website

Figure 1: kuler.adobe.com

So you’re finally stepping up to the plate to make your own website from scratch? Step one, make the plan. Step two, gather your resources. Step three, start developing. As a developer, your main focus is probably on steps one … Continue reading

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop (Part 3 of 3)

Figure 2: Making a new canvas for the sprite sheet

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop for a Game (Part 3 of 3)   In this final installment of Creating 8-bit Pixel Art with Photoshop, I’ll go over putting your sprites into a sprite sheet—a single canvas that holds many … Continue reading

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop (Part 1 of 3)

New 50x50 pixel file in Photoshop

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop for a Game (Part 1 of 3) by Alexandria O’Brien In this tutorial I’ll go through how to create a few different game sprites in Photoshop CC/CS6 using that retro, 8-bit pixel look. The … Continue reading