Archive for the ‘Graphic Design’ Category

[Solved] Unexpected Error while Installing Element 3D Code: 84

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

If you get an unexpected Error while installing Element 3D version 2.2 Code:84 this error it could be because (like in my case) Element 3D already was installed and the installer couldn’t over write its files. So to solve this :


How to Control Masked Dynamic Text with ActionScript 3

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Okay this took a lot of my time but happily with some googling & ingenuity I managed to find a solution.

The problem was that I had a dynamic text field that needed to be masked with an animated mask, the mask was a tweened shape.


Love Africa Wallpaper 1280px X 800px

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

LOVE AFRICA WALLPAPERI was playing with Photoshop & some photos I found using Google Images, to make a wallpaper with the theme Africa. I made it for a friend, but there’s no harm to share it with the world, I guess :-)


Download: Twitter Bird Vector Icon & TwitterU Font

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Follow the Twitter Bird


Three Ways to Distort a Shape in Perspective in Adobe Illustrator

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

road in perspectiveThree ways to have perspective in Illustrator. This was performed on the CS3 version, but I don’t think it’s much different on CS2 ..


How to Count Paths in Adobe Illustrator

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Document Info on IllustratorI always wanted to know how many paths contains an illustration I make, just to have an idea about its complexity & brag about it, but couldn’t find that info in Illustrator. Actually it’s very simple, should have searched better ..


A Multi Language Plugin & a Symmetrical Shape

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

OK, two things I learned today totally unrelated:

How to make WordPress multilingual, I need that for a new project that’s planned to be in three langauges, Arabic, English & French, it’s a Plug-in named Language Switcher: (more…)

Make a Shining Sun & Rays in Adobe Illustrator

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Sun & Sun Rays Progress

OK, I had to invent this for an illustration I was making, & here I’m making a quick tutorial, I will give you the large lines, then you can experiment & have a final result that satisfy you :)


How to Avoid Rejections when Submitting Vectors to iStockphoto

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

OK, I already talked about my Vector application on iStockphoto then about the rejection of one of the samples required; well since then, I replaced the file rejected & got approved & now I’m officially an iStock illustrator yippeee!


My iStock Vectors Application – Follow up

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Moon & StarsAbout 10 days ago I posted about my application to upload Vectors to iStock Photo, yesterday morning I finally got an email from them (they previously said the response would take up to two weeks).


Selling Graphics at iStockphoto – Steps to Respect

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Blue EyesToday I finally applied to sell vectors at iStock Photo, first you have to read their guide for vectors submissions, then you take a simple quiz, after that you are presented to an agreement & invited to submit a JPEG of a government issued ID piece of yours; the last step is to submit three samples of your work, they recommend that you send them diverse styles to give them an idea of your potential.


How to Make a Scatter Brush in Adobe Illustrator

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Custom Scatter BrushToday as I was creating some stuff on AI (Adobe Illustrator, a rather new software for me) I needed some dust effect & for that had to create a custom brush & use it with a path created with the pen tool.