1. Select items
There are five traditional components of Pirot Kilim – brushes, outer frame, rim, inner frame and main field. The outer and inner frames, as a rule, are monophonic, and the rim and the main field are the most colorful parts of Pirot kilim.
In the image below, the brushes are white, the outer and inner frames are black, the rim has a white background with red and blue decorative elements, and the main field is a multi-colored rectangle in the middle, with a red background, black and blue elements: Continue reading
1. Preparation of the portrait
Create a new document with a size of 2000 by 2850 pixels, a resolution of 300 pixels, with a transparent background, and then open the image of a woman and drag it into the document.
Select the Fill tool (G), press the Alt key to switch to the Eyedropper, and then select a light shade of the background color of the woman’s image. Then fill the transparent background layer with this color (Figure 2).
Next, select the “Brush” tool, set “Press” – 50%, “Hardness” – 100% and set the brush color to black. Add a mask to the woman’s layer and wipe her body with a black brush, as shown in Figure 3: Continue reading
Search for the right words
Recently, when developing a website design, terms have been used to describe methods for adapting the design. Vox Media, for example, presents its content as existing in a river stream. And in accordance with this, its change and flow can be stopped at certain points. Here’s how they describe the VOX.com homepage:
Content flows around the “stones” and “thresholds”, which are the list of “Most Commented Entries” or the “Popular Videos” panel. Often this behavior remains unchanged in the new layout system, but the main difference lies in the additional context layer. Elements in the river should be positioned in such a way as to maximize the diversity of content on Vox. Each element is displayed differently, depending on its type and neighboring elements. Continue reading