On the occasion that you are learning about GIFs, the below is a great example. You might be thinking to yourself, “What is going on with my mouse?! It’s moving!”
And that’s exactly it: GIFs can, well, move (sort of). Read more
It’s been a long time coming.
The world of “fonts” (or type/typography), for whatever reason, has almost always mattered to me in my time with the computer.
Ever take an extra moment to choose a font for the “Title” of your paper back in high school (or college) that sort of embodied the feeling/meaning of your submission? When allowed, without thinking about it, I almost always did that.
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It’s a great place to start for WordPress Themes, and I recommend it.
In real life, architects and designers use color guides for selecting, matching and sampling the right color. The ones I’m thinking of are portable, numerically referenced and named – it’s a color-on-paper “fan deck” and they are so stinkin’ cool. Pantone has a fan deck with 2,100 colors. Many paint companies have collections of their own, too – you’ve probably seen them.
ColorSchemer Studio is a web and graphic designer’s equivalent. It’s digital, portable, and I can even edit and save color names for each project. I use it all the time, it’s value is second-to-none in the design process, and that’s why I have it listed here with this recommendation.
“I/We need a website” you might say? If we’re working together, my question to you would be, “What’s your favorite color?”
Pull out the crayons and colored pencils – it’s time to color.