Archive for the ‘Graphics’ Category

Pictaculous acquires a picture or image that you select and generates an excerpt of colorized palettes founded off of them. With an uncomplicated upload, you will be able to change a design-invigorating picture into an operational palette design. Pictaculous produces a basic palette containing all of the colorations immediately distilled from the picture. By exploiting […]


Panographies

24Nov07

Photojojo has a brilliant tutorial on how to make your very own panographies by using Adobe photoshop or other such photo editors. The idea is simple: Similar to the previously mentioned Hockneyizer, instead of the software clipping your images into smaller segments, here you take pictures of smaller segments and crudely arrange them out using […]


Gliffy.com created by Chris and Clint, has got a webtop application that allows you to create, edit and share your diagrams online, just working inside your browser, without the need of downloading a software to your desktop. Flowcharts, UI wireframes, floor plans, network diagrams, UML diagrams etc. By adding collaborators to your work one can […]


Adobe India is conducting a contest for students (Adobe Developer Olympiad) on the development of Rich Internet Application using Flex /ColdFusion technologies. The objective of this contest is to get the student community excited about Adobe’s RIA products and bring out innovative ideas. This contest is open to any student of a recognized university in […]


The Plugin site has got a fabulous collection of free Photoshop add-ons and plugins. Many of them are really useful and make life far more convenient especially when you are a designer from scratch kinda guy or a guy who just wants to tweak your photographs. It lists plugins for: Image Effects (37), Photo Enhancement […]


WhatTheFont?!

12Aug06

WhatTheFont?! is an extremely useful online application, especially for graphic designers. Ever seen some text and wondered what font it was in? WhatTheFont does precisely that. You can upload any image that contains text, and it automatically detects the font just by character recognition from the picture. I tried it out for a few images […]


Hockneyizer

23Jun06

  Hockneyizer is a nice little tool to convert a photo into a collage of smaller photos giving it a stylish effect.   Hockneyizer: Create a simulated collage from a single photograph Create a unique "collage" from a single photograph. Choose one of two styles: a "joiner" style image without frames or an image created […]


  I came across the Gimp User Group website and it's got some great content. They have really useful Tutorials for GIMP users and I found them pretty impressive. They cover some of the most basic techniques for creating some some of the most common and stunning effects used in 2D rendering. The tutorials covered […]


So Google SketchUp is here and looks awesome. It has a lot of features and you want to learn more, but are unable to find the starting points. Here is a website which gives you a detailed mapping of various resources to learn and understand SketchUp. There are some excellent narrated Flash tutorials about SketchUp […]


A recent product of the Google 20 is Google SketchUp, a 3-d modelling software which defenitely looks compact and easy to master unlike Auto Cad. One cant compare Google SketchUp with Auto Cad since AutoCad is a complete tool. But for starters AutoCad might be confusing. Sketchup is easy to learn and fun to play […]