How-To Archive

20 Epic Business Card Design Ideas and Tips

Establishing yourself as a blogger isn’t just about constantly putting up good and sticky content, getting comments from readers, and making money out of your posts. Aside from promoting online, it’s indispensably necessary to tap your existing and potential readers offline. It’s true that it takes a lot of effort connecting to people outside the

A Beginners Guide to Typography

Typography is the study and application of type and font and how these styles affect the presentation and reception of the message conveyed through text. And if you have any aspirations of making it in graphic design, web design or even in advertising, you need to have a solid grasp of these principles. In short,

HTML5 CSS3 Forms: 30 Tutorials to Design HTML5 Forms with CSS3

HTML5 CSS3 forms let you take your contact form designs to the next level.  Web forms are crucial for interaction between a website and the user, and you’d be hard pressed to find a website these days that didn’t have a form somewhere on it.  Even here on CreativeFan, we have a contact form and

Character Design Tutorial Roundup: Best Illustration Tutorials

Character design is the art of creating realistic and recognizable characters for comics, websites, vector illustrations, and even animated films.  Not only do you have to have a mastery of whatever character design software that you’re using, such as Photoshop or Illustrator, but you also have to understand how to capture and illustrate emotions and

How to Design for a Browser Theme

Over the past few weeks, we’ve covered a few topics relating to custom browser theme design, including A Deeper Look at Custom Browser Theme Design and Creation and Design Decisions for Google Chrome Browser Themes.  Also, if you’re lucky, there might still be an invite available from our giveaway: Giveaway: 25 Invites to BT-Engage Custom Browser Theme Creator

5 Creative Exercises for Photographers

As a creative writer, nearly every day I make use of creative writing exercises in order to keep my inspiration and creativity alive and well. I’ve found that many of these creative writing exercises are incredibly helpful when I deal with creative block, and I’ve also found that the results of many of these exercises