“Do they not see the birds suspended in mid-air up in the sky? Nothing holds them there except Allah. There are certainly signs in that for people who believe.”
- Surah An-Nahl, Verse 79
I recently discovered how fun messing around with typography is. Typography, an essential aspect in design, is the art and technique of arranging type.
I was surfing the internet looking for cool typography when I came across awesome portraits made from just type. Read more
Black and white are usually the 2 most used colors when it comes to design, be it digital or print. While statistics show that the most popular color used in websites is blue, dominant colors in a website are still black and white. Read more
Ok, I was designing an e-newsletter and all was going well until I had to do an Arabic version of that newsletter. I did it in Thai and Russian without any problems but I couldn’t seem to write Arabic text in my Photoshop CS3 Extended. Copying the text from my email either returned stupid square shapes with Xs inside, or what seemed like Arabic text on steroids. Read more
Here’s a great tutorial on how to create a Retro Pop Art portrait in Photoshop. It’s for intermediate Photoshoppers, so be sure to know your stuff first before jumping into this tutorial. This tutorial requires a lot of the pen tool, brushes with simulate pressure, some drawing and tracing skill, good color combination and halftones. Read more