My Monthly Favorites: August 2008


There are lots of interesting things that really help me and give me more ideas on the last month of August. There are lots of new Tutorials, News, Inspiration, Freebies, & Tips that i can say its very worth it. I’m gonna show you all my favorite Tutorials, Tips, Inspirations and Freebies of August 2008. Maybe you didn’t see some of these yet so I hope this will help you too.


This are the list of my favorite tutorials of August. I try all this tutorials and so far so good I also came up with a nice result. If you still don’t see this tutorials try to check them out.

How to Create Photorealistic T-Shirt Mockups (Gomediazine)

How to Create a Super Shiny Pencil Icon (PSDtuts)

Give Your Photos Awesome Lighting in Just 10 Steps (PSDfan)

Grunge Portrait (PSDlearning)

Trendy lightburst motion trail Photoshop tutorial (AssualtBlog)

Create a stunning grunge background – A video Tutorial (Design Shard)

Colorful Glowing Text Effect (Tutorial9)

Illustrator’s Pen Tool: The Comprehensive Guide (VECTORtuts)

Creating Smoke Video Tutorial- Experement 2 (abduzeedo)


Here are my favorite inspirations on the the month that pass by. This are good inspirations everyone must check too.

27 Most Refreshing Summer Illustrations and Design (SmashingApps)

Inspiration: Water and Ice (PSDtuts)

Single Page Portfolio Sites (WebDesignGallery)

10 Phenomenal Vector Artist- Inspiration and Awe (Speckyboy)

45 Beuatiful Motion Blur Photos (SmashingMagazine)


These are the list of my favorite freebies. I use this freebies on my personal use and tutorial. One of this was my tutorial on Create an Artistic One Eye TV Man in a Grunge Vector Design. I use the Dirty Spray Brush of Tutorial9. This Freebies are worth to download.

5 Fantastically Free High Res Brown Paper Textures (blog.spoongraphics)

Dirty Spray Photoshop Brushes (Tutorial9)

Free Vector Wing Pack (Bittbox)

Adobe Photoshop: 50+ High Quality .PSD Files and Tutorials (Noupe)

Free Fabric Texture Pack (Fungegraphics)

Vector Freebies: Paint Brushes Set 3 (colorburned)


These are the Best Tips of August for me. If you didn’t read it yet then you must. Its very interesting and helpful. I recommend this tips for you guys. Check it out.

5 Steps Towards Great Web Design (myinkblog)

9 of the Best Ways to Present a Website to a Client (justcreativedesign)

Freelance Designers: 9 Ways to End a Productive Day (Vandelaydesign)

20 Tips and Tricks to Speed-Up Your WordPress Blog (CrazyLeafDesignBlog)

10 Excellent CSS Tips and Tutorials (DesignReviver)

I hope you like what I have just share. So what are your favorites on the month of August?

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  • Andrew Houle

    Nice roundup. Thanks for the mention ;)

    Andrew Houles last blog post..My Ink Trail – Best of the Web, August 2008

  • Ross

    Hey thanks for including mine:)

    Rosss last blog post..Carbon Fiber Layout

  • Grant Friedman

    Thanks for the mention!

    Grant Friedmans last blog post..104 Incredible Retro-Style Pixelated Illustrator Brushes

  • Peter

    wow.this is a good roundup.thank yoou

  • Dainis Graveris

    Huh, almost all known, but something new evenfor me. Thanks Naldz!

    Dainis Graveriss last blog post..48+ Greatest Adobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

  • NaldzGraphics

    thanks a lot guys.:)

    i appreciate all the effort you made on your site:)more power to you guys.

    Thanks im glad you like it too

    thanks:) you have a nice blog.

  • Max | Design Shard

    Cool thanks for including my textured background tutorial, theres some really good ones here that ill be checking out, thanks

    Max | Design Shards last blog post..Get web design ideas & inspiration from other designs – Brown

  • orionstarr

    awesome post and links, thanks!

  • Enrique

    beautiful collection and useful.i will come back to see your future post.

  • NaldzGraphics

    @ Max | Design Shard

    np. I do like that grunge texture BG tuts of yours;)keep up the good work

    thanks for the kind words:)

    thanks to you. you can subscribe if you want:)my latest post will be send directly to your inbox:)

  • Gerasimos

    Excellent list. Thanx for that :)