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Hmmm….. Wants to know the tips and tricks for good web design. Ok let’s get ready for the simple and easy way to create good website from scratch. Here I m going to teach you how to create website for your client with good and attractive color combination.

  1. For website designing arrange meeting with client and understand client’s requirement carefully as after all we have to satisfy him.
  2. Analyze his requirement and then draw a rough sketch, some of our friends are ignore this step but this step is very important and time saving as compare to directly jump to design with the help of softwares.
  3. Every company has it’s logo which is identity of that company from color to design, so here we Start from logo, for most comprehensive color combination pick up the colors from logo of your client’s company. It’s simple and easy way to select most suitable color combination in web design.
  4. Made two or three good color combination from logo colors with light and dark shades. Now start website layout designing, I prefer photoshop for designing layouts. As there are other softwares in the market such as indesign, fireworks, etc. but I like photoshop most.
  5. Make two or three option of sketch keeping in mind your client’s requirements. Make sure that all the points your client had suggest you is there in design or not? I am not saying you that you have to cover all the points but at least you should cover 80% to 90% of client’s requirement to increase client’s satisfaction rate.
  6. Now if all these things are ready then find appropriate images which match with your client’s business as images play vital role in web design so choose images carefully which will make your website eye catching.
  7. With proper selection of images as per clients business you also need to select fonts carefully for the website. As font selection is also important for good and creative website designing.
  8. Carefully create all the Graphics for layout with proper color combination and visual effects where necessary.
  9. Place every part of website with due care and give each part of website same importance, otherwise it’ll make the site imbalance.
  10. There are three important areas which need proper attention while creating and applying it to the website that is Website’s Images, Graphics, and Typography.

Besides above all the things you should also keep in mind that Website design become attractive and effective only it contains Easy Navigation, Neat and Clean Layout Design.

Hi friends now once again i am with some new things for you as i promice you. I like glassy effects too much.so here i am with glassy top menu bar for your website. yes you can create web 2.0 style glassy menu bar for your website and when you are designing website for you clients. As this is mostly use in website design so I think every web designer should know this glassy effect. It’s so simple to create glassy top menu bar for website.

Ok ok don’t get bore I stop my mouth and start our tutorial as i promice you that I’ll always give new tutorials here about graphic design, web design, css, html, javascript, flash. So keep visiting and don’t forget to put comment so that i can improve this place to make most suitable to you.

Step1: Open Photoshop and press ctrl+N to open new document. Set value as per your website’s requirement here i set widht-500 px and height-75 px resolution-72 px / inch. Fill black color in it.

Step2: Press shift+ctrl+N to create new layer. Put guide as shown in the second image below. Go to View menu and make Snap setting as given in below first image. Now press ‘U‘ or select Ronded Rectangle Tool and make selection as shown in below second image after setting it’s redius to 10px.



Step3: Fill black color in it. Go to blending options and make following settings for Gradient Overlay. After doing this click on the area highlighted with red border to edit gradient colors. Set gradient colors as given image below. You can set your own colors to match with your website’s colors. This is the main portion of the glassy effect so set values carefully.

step3 step3a

Step4: Duble click on the same layer or manually go to blending options. select Inner Glow and make settings as given below.


Step5: Now last but not list Duble click on the same layer or manually go to blending options. select Stroke and make settings as given below.


You are done now your glassy top menu bar is ready you just need to put text links in it and your result will look like below given iamge.


How simple and you can do this web 2.0 style glassy menu in just simple 5 steps. In simple 5 steps you’ll get awesome output. I am sure you learn something important related to graphic design and web design.

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Hi friends,

Lets once again learn something which really helpful in graphic design and web design. Here I am with some good stuff to teach you how to make vista like button whith the help of photoshop. It is very simple and you can make vista like button with 10 simple steps, here I guess that you have basic knowledge of ph0toshop and it’s tools. So lets start.

step1: Take new document with black background and 150 pixel width and 50 pixel height.


step2: Take a Rounded Ractangle Tool and draw shape shown in the image below after putting guide both the side.


step3: From select menu select Transform Selection and transform it as shown in below image after selecting Distort from Quad Menu.


step4: After applying transform to it fill #171717 color in it.


step5: Press Cltr+Click on layer and select the shape, Go to select > modify > contract. Put value 1 in the dialogue box open. Then after press alt+select and remove half of the selection as shown in below image.

step5a step5b

step6: Select linear gradient one side color of gradient is same as you fill in the shape i.e. # 171717, and another side gradient color is #6b6b6b, and fill this gradient carefully. Which gives you following output.


step7: Take text layer and write something here i wrote Home. Keep Font – Arial, Size – 12, Stye – Bold, Color – #8e8d8d, You can make your own specifications for text.


step8: Upto this, this is your normal button image, now i am going to show you how to make hover button image. For that make Duplicate layer of text and give it Outer Glow from blending optons and keep glow color is #0c8d91. You’ll get following result.


step9: Now make selection as shown in below first image.and then go to select > feather, set feather value 5. Which resulting image second.

step9a step9b

step10: Take linear gradient and set first color same as you fill in the shape i.e. #171717 and another color is as per your choice and as per your layout’s color combination, here i have used #0eb2b8 this color. now fill this gradient color carefully. Now press cltr+Click Main shape layer which shown selection of your main shape now from select menu click on the inverse and then press delete this remove unnecessary part of gradient which you just fill. This resulting in following output.


Here is your vista like button is ready.
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Hi friends,

Now I am going to teach you simple technique of photoshop to create glassy button with simple parameters. I now that there are lots of way to create glassy button but this is simplest way to create it and impress your boss.

Lets start:

Step:1 Take New blank document 300 X 300 Pixels.And draw circle in it.


Step:2 Fill the color whatever you like most or your client like.


Step:3 Add layer and Draw the shape shown in the image below. Go to feather and put value 5 in the dialogue box.



Step:4 Fill white color linear gradient.And you will get the following result.


Step:5 Now write text in it give text color #02a4bc. For example I wrote Home in it, Select the text and select Create Warped Text option and set value as shown in image below.



step:6 Finally keep the text layer opacity 75%. And here you got the result yes you cant believe but you, yes you created it.


Enjoy, and keep visiting this blog i’ll teach you more tips and tricks of Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, CSS, Javascript etc.