Free Download: Chalk Vector Elements

By WebdesignerDepot Staff All the time freelance web designers spend in coffee shops was bound to rub off sooner or later; whether it’s the hipster style aesthetic, or the dramatic scale they allow us to work on, everybody loves chalk art on blackboards. Lettering experts have been incorporating this style in their work for a couple […]

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Black Friday: 12 Free Christmas Fonts for Spreading Holiday Cheer

November 27, 2015 by Caleb Ward Need to spice up your holiday designs? Check out these 12 amazing free Christmas fonts! Much like Christmas sweaters, many Christmas fonts are notoriously tacky. However, that’s not to say there aren’t some great Christmas fonts out there. Let’s take a look at a few of the best Christmas fonts online. Quick Note: […]

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10 Sites for Motion Graphics, Video Production and Editing Inspiration

January 21, 2012 By Danny Greer In this post we’ve rounded up 10 of the best websites for getting ideas and inspiration for your next project.  Highlighting the best in video editing, production and broadcast design, these sites are constantly being updated with the most interesting work in the industry.   Motiongraphics.nu   For those interested in broadcast design […]

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Lighting Design: Making Cookies

April 1, 2011 by VideoMaker, Contributing Editor Jim Stinson When you light a set or location, you’re not just cranking out lumens to get a good f-stop. You’re painting the scene with light, and a powerful painting tool in your kit is the cookie. Cookies are big cards with patterns carved out of them and […]

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Restock your Keynote themes

May 4, 2010 by Adam Berenstain, Macworld.com A good Keynote presentation requires a number of critical elements: an engaging presenter, compelling information, and beautiful slides. Apple’s Apple’s Keynote ’09 () can provide that last part, with 44 themes––the styled slide templates crafted by Apple’s designers. But even Apple’s elegant templates can’t suit every occasion, and you […]

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3-D Text in FCP

March 14, 2010 3D Text by Tony Terrana, Synthaxis of Artbeats Watch as Final Cut certified trainer, Tony Terrana creatively integrates stock footage and the standard toolset of FCP 7 into an innovative design. You’ll learn how to create 3D text, isolate colors for that Pleasantville look, nest clips, use composite modes, map video to […]

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FREE TUTORIALs and Take Advantage of Artbeats Daily Free Clip Program

February 11, 2010 Simply Colorful by Steve Holmes, Energi Design Motion design in After Effects can be as complex or simple as you desire-that’s down to your own design aesthetics and execution, and of course, the project at hand. Whether you need thousands of intricate layers forming rich and beautiful tapestries of color and detail, […]

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