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Photoshop Text Effects

Good news for those of you who've been enjoying my layer styles: I've just released an expanded collection of over 1500 Photoshop text effects!

photoshop text effects

This latest update features over 800 new layer styles, and introduces new effects categories like realistic leather and glowing gemstones.

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Posted by John on 2011-07-19
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Glass Photoshop Styles

If you've ever tried to create realistic looking glass text in Photoshop, you know how tricky it can be. Fortunately for you, I've just spent several weeks creating a really nice set of glass layer styles to make your life easier! ;)

glass layer styles

GlassWorks Professional features 320 transparent glass styles, in a variety of sizes and colors. I've also included 3 PSD demo files to help you get the most out of the collection. Interested? GlassWorks Pro is available for download now!

Posted by John on 2010-09-24
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Metal Layer Styles for Photoshop

Looking for a great set of professional quality metal layer styles? Well, fire up your copy of Photoshop, today's your lucky day!

Introducing my latest project, MetalWorks Pro! Featuring 140 high-quality metal layer styles and 20 seamless metal textures, MetalWorks has everything you need for your next design project!

metal layer styles

MetalWorks features just about every type of metal style you could imagine: brilliant gold, brushed aluminum, rusted iron, tarnished silver, classic copper, sharpened steel, and polished chrome, to name a few. MetalWorks is available for download now, so be sure to check it out!

Posted by John on 2010-08-27
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Photoshop Layer Styles

Last week, I launched my latest Drupal-powered startup, a niche e-commerce site selling Photoshop Layer Styles.

Photoshop Layer Styles

Today, I published a full case study over on Drupal.org. The study includes my thoughts on using Zen vs building from scratch, how I set up the multi-column content layout, and some tips on tweaking your server for maximum performance.

So, if you're interested in learning a bit about how I build sites, be sure to check it out, and leave a comment if you have any questions.

Posted by John on 2010-08-14
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6 Free Tools Every Web Designer Should Have

Whether you're troubleshooting your site's CSS or editing your template files, there are all kinds of free tools available that can help improve your productivity.

6 Free Tools Every Web Designer Should Have

In this article, I'll show you a few of the free web design and development tools I use on a regular basis.

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Posted by John on 2009-01-22

Drupal Portfolio Update: UBC

I've updated the portfolio list on my Drupal Themes page to include a Drupal site I built for The University of British Columbia's MiNa Group.

MiNa Group Drupal Theme

You can find more details about the site in the Drupal Showcase.

Posted by John on 2007-10-16
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