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Fantastic Pencil Sketch Art By Pez

Art has no boundaries and every artist is good his place. We want each artist’s work posted on the Downgraf, and we encourage it. Today we are going to share Pencil sketch art from Pez, he is living in France. Pez is an Illustrator, painter and graphic designer, and I really liked the work.

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Is Free OSX Mavericks Too Good to be True?

At Apple’s recent keynote address, the new OSX Mavericks operating system was introduced with a couple of incremental changes, as well as a few surprises. Few people are willing to test out a new upgrade upon its release, for fear of bugs and glitches. I, on the other hand, was brave enough to venture into the trenches. Here are some major changes you can expect to see on your Mac.

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Rooftopping Photography – Photography Inspiration #14

Photography Inspiration is our new series for gaining your photography skills, In this Series we collect beautiful, creative and stunning photography from different artist all over the world. Hopefully this photography Inspiration series will help you. Today we manage a collection of Rooftopping Photography and collected them from two different photographers.

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Making Good Technology Purchases

Because there are so many different types of technology available on the market, and because technological advances are so fast, it can be difficult to know when to buy which products and how to make sure that all of your technology purchases are good investments. It can be very tempting to run out and purchase the latest edition of something or the newest model of a piece of technology, but this isn’t always a good idea. Sometimes this is a bad decision for your budget, but there are also times that newer doesn’t mean better in regards to technology. To make the most of every dollar you spend on technology, there are some tips you can use that will help you choose the right type of product and then choose the right model of that device.

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Taking Advantage of Technology in Your Workplace

If you own or operate a business, you understand how vital it is to keep up with the needs of your customers, and the ever evolving landscape of the industry you’re in. With this in mind, the next phase of your business evolution resides on the digital side of things and the world of eCommerce. In this arena, you can connect with customers all over the world, and conduct business at a blistering pace that was almost unimaginable just a few years ago. However, before you jump in, take a moment to look over a few prime ways technology can help you make the jump, and solidify your business longevity for years to come.

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How To Track Down Any Font That Crosses Your Path

The problem has a familiar ring to all designers and bloggers: by chance, you stumble upon a word written in beautiful characters, the font sticks in your mind, so you spend many futile hours searching and searching for a way to use it in your work. In most instances, the quest leaves you frustrated and empty-handed. This is no longer the case. I’m here to tell you that you can put the days of the internet scourging behind you with a useful tool named WhatFontIs.

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Win One of Three Premium Themes from Theme Fuse

Chances are good that you’ve heard about ThemeFuse. They have a reputation as being at the top of the field when it comes to creating premium WordPress themes. Now, they are offering three WordPress themes for our readers lucky enough to win.

If you are using WordPress for your blog or website of choice, you will love the quality and the style these themes offer. Anyone fortunate enough to win this giveaway gets access to one premium them of their choice from ThemeFuse entirely free.

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How to Design Labels That Work for Your Business

Can product labels help you sell? Is it possible to use shipping labels to do some marketing for you?

The answer is yes.

Ecommerce shops online are plenty. Not many businesses, however, use what they have to make sure that every piece of paper, packaging, and even invoices/way bills/ or receipts work. Most of these elements that go into your business are often ignored.

That’s a huge opportunity cost, if you think about it. Customers almost always notice shipping labels. Others — including shipping staff, customs officials, etc. – also notice labels.

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20 Useful Flat UI Kits Free PSD

Today we gathered 20 useful flat UI kits free PSD, This Post is part of our weekly post Friday Freebies Free PSD Files for designers. Hopefully our readers must like this collection.

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35 Very Useful CSS and CSS3 Tutorials Collection

CSS and CSS3 are the most common markup language that is used for stylizing web pages written in HTML, XHTML or other languages. While CSS is primarily used for stylizing the layout of the webpage, CSS3 is used for incorporating beautiful designs in the web page. However, to make the best use of this markup language the designers need to have an in-depth knowledge about the various techniques that can be employed.

There are many useful tutorials in CSS and CSS3 that will aid the designers in coming up with alluring designs. In these tutorials step by step detailed demonstration of different techniques of using CSS3 and CSS are present that will be of great help in getting specific effects on screen. These markup languages are preferred by designers because it has some cutting edge features and is extremely flexible.

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Deal of The Week: 200 Premium Photoshop Actions

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Even the best of photos can be improved by adding various editing effects to them. To make life so much simpler, Photoshop Actions work as a fantastic shortcut to apply some incredibly amazing effects to any of your images. With this Mighty Deal, you’ll be getting a spectacular collection of 200 premium Photoshop Actions from for a fraction of the regular price. We’re talking 93% off here.

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20 Examples of Parallax Web Design That Will Surely Inspire You

Navigation of websites is imperative because user experience the way in which they cooperate with the website that can make or break the enhancing of the website. If someone cannot reach on your website, then it’s useless but if someone can easily able to find what they are looking for, that makes a major difference.

In web design the Parallax effect or parallax scrolling is the technique in which features layered the images putting around the website with different position, makes an amusing & attention-grabbing 3D illusion. In websites, this effect positively creates scrolling everywhere & make remarkable experience. Parallax scrolling is boundless not only because it makes direction-finding simple but it can also enjoyable to cooperate with. Parallax scrolling is known to enhance gravity as well. It offers to interrelate the content in an electrifying mode. This effect is entitled with parallax scrolling.

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25 Free Great iPhone Apps For Graphic Designers

Nowadays with the vast range of applications available for the iPhone, it is possible to carry a whole arsenal of tools with you. Today we are talking about the needs of iPhone apps for Graphic Designers. Mobile devices become in common use these days, and in high demand.

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Showcase Of Best Landing Pages Design Inspiration

Landing Pages are utilized for lots of things. Many people have products for selling, some have apps to sell out whereas some people just would like others to know about their products & facilities. Landing Pages are imperative if it is completed properly as it can increase your business & productivity.

It can be a waste of time if finished imperfectly as you will never intend your Landing Page to miss the mark regardless it relates to you or your client. We come with the inspiration for some landing pages to facilitate you.

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Creative Calligraphy and Lettering Design

Calligraphy is considered the part of designing world. It has an antiquated & flecked status & used in modern design projects as well . Calligraphy can be seen through thousands of fonts, logos, website headings & others incalculable examples. Calligraphy design is valuable, eternally changing & ever appreciated. Calligraphic fonts are popular in designing world for a long time. Calligraphy & Hand-lettered design no doubt, is attractive & has a gradual sensation that is often missing in digital designs.

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