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Michael Flarup
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The Safari Icon
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iTunes 10 Icons
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Photoshoot
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Outside app now Available
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Xmas Wallpaper '09
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Icons and Logos. NOT the same.
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App Icon Template Kit
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Peely Icons
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Adobe Creative Suite 4
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PixelResort v3
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The Safari Icon
29
169
iTunes 10 Icons
11
73
Photoshoot
4
34
Outside app now Available
12
51
Icons and Logos. NOT the same.
17
20
App Icon Template Kit
55
427
Peely Icons
13
141
Adobe Creative Suite 4
17
105
PixelResort v3
17
25
appweek.ly
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blindmans buff
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Making Photoshop Wood
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The Power of Blending Options
After publishing my last article on the Process of Making an Icon, I got a few requests for more indepth knowledge on Blending Options, and a more explicit walkthrough of their direct usage. Now, Blending Options are one of the first things Photoshop Novices stumble upon. The infancy of adding layer styles often leads to a short period of horrible drop shadows and cringeworthy bevels. Ironicly, this easily available styling is one of the harder things to master. Blending options is all about manipulating individual layers to obtain a certain effect. It's a key aspect of creating icons, and will help you create textures, shading and highlight
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The Making of an Icon
I've had a few requests for insights into the process of making icons. Instead of answering individually, I've decided to make this the first subject of a range of articles to be authored  at PixelResort.com. This won't be a tutorial or a step-by-step walkthrough, more like a general guideline based on my own experience. It's how my workflow crops up. To illustrate the creation of an icon, I've decided to redraw my old TextEdit icon from the bottom up. Go to PixelResort.com to read the Article and see the process...
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CatchingYourHeartProfessional Digital Artist
¿+watch?♥
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SenselessSanityHobbyist General Artist
What format are your icons in, because they are the only icons online that will actually download to my computer:confused:...the rest just come up as a file, and won't open..:(:cries:
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If I were you, I'd worship myself.
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:iconflowerdanceplz: Congrats on the DD! :iconflowerdanceplz:
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you make beautiful icons!
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shlyapnikovaProfessional Interface Designer
Great gallary!
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iPhaze Digital Artist
Hey dude - just watched your promo video for the 'Outside' app you made - great fun! I really like you guys!

I'd happily contribute to the cause and love your work!

Keep it up :la::la: