Submitted by Douglas T on July 2, 2007 - 7:46am
Here is a website dedicated to color inspiration from the masters of painting. It clarifies master paintings down into a five color palette. A significant amount of the emotional nature of the painting is reflected in the choice of color. What do you want your work to say? Did you choose the right colors to do that? These aren't hard and fast rules of course.
Submitted by Douglas T on June 28, 2007 - 8:37am
What did I name that? How many times have you asked yourself that? I know I've been there more than I care to think about. The way to get out of this rut is using intuitive naming. In both my graphic design and my web design work I've taken to being very careful about naming files. I have come up with simple file naming and storage location rules that make sense to me, and I follow them carefully. There are a lot of ways to do this, but the important part of me is that it has to be intuitive.
Submitted by Douglas T on June 26, 2007 - 7:54am
Submitted by Douglas T on June 12, 2007 - 8:12am
That's right, Safari is now available for Windows. It's about time.
Submitted by Douglas T on June 7, 2007 - 8:37am
What is the difference between the CSS Class selector and Style property? It's both a big difference, and a small one. While they use the same style rules, and can often create the same effects, there are different reasons for using each of them. They are both used to attach characteristics to an HTML element, but the Class selector is used when those characteristics are common to your site. For instance I would use a class selector if I were defining code, like this:
Submitted by Douglas T on June 6, 2007 - 8:00am
Go read Dan's post on A Different Approach to Design . It's well worth your time.
That’s when I realized I succeeded as an artist, but failed as a designer.
Submitted by Douglas T on May 29, 2007 - 8:23am
Here are 31 Free Online Tests that you can run on your site. Test for validation, syntax, links, load time, etc. You can even check for who's linking to you, and your search engine optimization status. A great list of resources for web designers. How does your site fare?
h/t Church Communications Pro
Submitted by Douglas T on May 22, 2007 - 8:24am
I've received several questions about css backgrounds in the last week or so. I've answered them as they've come in, but I thought a post on the subject was in order. Rather than reinvent the wheel, here's some CSS background resources that are already available.
Submitted by Douglas T on May 21, 2007 - 8:51am
Submitted by Douglas T on May 18, 2007 - 8:22am