Design Work For Smokey Robinson And HSN Completed

Design Work For Smokey Robinson And HSN Completed

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Design, Lifestyle | No Comments

  Smokey Robinson and Home Shopping Network ( HSN ) Work for Smokey Robinson and Home Shopping Network ( HSN ) was completed by buttah design recently. Since the designs have not been available to the public yet, I cannot show you the designs just yet. Keep checking outĀ buttah design for more info.   December, […]

Mirror And Glass Effects Using Fireworks

Mirror And Glass Effects Using Fireworks

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Design | No Comments

Fireworks has all the tools necessary to create mirror and glass reflection effects. Follow along as we create these effects quickly usingĀ the commands panels, a gradient fill and the pen tool. Mirror Effect Fireworks has a built in command called Fade Image that we’ll use to create the mirrored effect. We can use it on […]

Text Masking In Fireworks In 4 Easy Steps

Text Masking In Fireworks In 4 Easy Steps

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in Design | No Comments

The way Fireworks is set up, using type or text as a mask is super easy once you know how to do it. We use text over a bitmap image or another vector. Ideally, the text should be large, ie. wide and thick ( bolded). Once the mask is crated many more treatments can be […]

Creating Shapes With Fireworks Auto Shapes Tool

Creating Shapes With Fireworks Auto Shapes Tool

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in Design | No Comments

Fireworks has a fantastic vector engine and has the ability to create star shapes and other unusual shapes like polygons, flowers and badges using its Auto Shape Tool. The star tool, for example, has 5 points to adjust and from these we can create an assortment of different shapes. Let’s get started. Tools Panel You […]

Aligning Multiple Objects in Adobe Fireworks

Aligning Multiple Objects in Adobe Fireworks

Posted by on Mar 16, 2011 in Design | No Comments

Align Panel When you have multiple objects on your page and need to align them, there’s a faster easier way to do so then bringing out guides and showing the ruler. Fireworks has an align panel that serves us well. Left Edge Alignment In our first image below, we have our 3 objects on our […]

My Dealings With Adobe – This Is Insane!

My Dealings With Adobe – This Is Insane!

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in General, News | No Comments

I had just posted about why you need to upgrade to Dreamweaver (DW) CS5. All good there. I had tried out CS5 on a trial basis for thirty days as you’re allowed. I liked it and Fireworks (FW) enough that I went ahead and purchased both DW and FW as single applications and not as […]

Fireworks PNG to HTML

Fireworks PNG to HTML

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011 in HTML/CSS | No Comments

When I first started to learn web design and image manipulation, there were not many tutorials using Fireworks (FW) as the main application of choice but rather Photoshop. I took those tutorials from Photoshop and tailored them to work in FW. It seems it wasn’t until after Adobe purchased Macromedia that sites started to showcase […]