I’m sure that each of you enjoyed the wonderful tales in the childhood. Those tales described everything in the captivating way and you read them from cover to cover with great pleasure. The narration of some children tales is so exciting that we remember them in all the details for years. It happens so because they reflect the bright fantasies of children and present them in the effective manner. Still, some grown-ups are eager to dive in the amazing world of tales and read these books or watch a film of this kind. One more pleasant thing about tales is their visual appearance. Some children illustrations are so eye-catching and amazing! I have found the wonderful examples of children illustrations that are created in CG and I can’t miss an opportunity to share them with you. The amazing images from this collection can evoke a smile and make you feel happy, be sure. Let’s browse all these inspiring children llustrations and enjoy their cheerful mood!

 

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Title: Playtime
Author: Salvador Ramírez
Software: Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

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Title: Cherry on Top
Author: Salvador Ramírez
Software: Photoshop
Portfolio here

 

Children Illustrations

 

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For your design enhancement related needs, we’ve made a compilation of free web icon sets containing all of the basic foundation icons needed for almost any kind of professional and complete projects. Webmasters may use them for navigation, menu tabs or whatever thing they need to pop, and that could highly increase the usability of the user interface by providing important visual cues. Plus, these attractive icons, having been incorporated, can significantly improve the overall look and add a certain personality to the design. Note again that all of the featured icons are available free to grub. Right after the jump there is a full preview of some of the most beautiful icon sets that you can use while designing a website, blog or web application. You may as well suggest some other useful web icons you have found.

 

Flat Icons

 

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From time to time even the most creative designer feels the lack of inspiration and has no idea regarding the project he works with. When it happens, the designs become unoriginal and trite. The main goal of our Tuesday series is to offer you the top-notch freebies from our collection that can bring the bright tone to your online project and make it effective. Today we are glad to present you this Free Vector Illustration of the week that shows young businessman with a laptop and a cup of coffee. The clean and clear tone of this image can support the official style of your web presence that deals with the business sphere. We hope that it will inspire you for the catchy ideas and you’ll create something really stunning.

 

Want some definite format of this illustration? There are three of them (.PNG, .CDR, .EPS). There are also the following resolutions: 366 x 553, 762 x 1152, 1524 x 2303. You can download this image after registration at Templates.com that is completely free. If you are looking for the high quality execution and the pleasant to eyes layout, you can find these things in our free vector illustrations.

 

 

Please note: This free vector illustration is free only for one week (starting from today). You can download the particular free illustration only during one week, the next week it will be changed for another one.

 

! You can use this free vector illustration only for your personal or educational purposes. Do not use it for commercial purposes, it is forbidden.

 

Make your online project visually arresting with our free stuff! Download this free vector illustration just now!

 

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Hey our dear readers and all those who strive for top-notch design solutions! Today we are happy to present you this Free Maintenance Services HTML Website Template for online projects that provide maintenance and cleaning services. This theme is worked out by the professional designers’ team of TemplateMonster and this fact guarantees its high quality. Besides top-notch quality this templates displays the aesthetic layout that can outline the main idea of your business project effectively. Visually arresting projects get much more attention than other trite designs and you can easily create the effective web presence on the base of our Monday freebies. These free themes give a good opportunity to show your web presence in the most favorable light. Don’t miss your chance to start the successful project on their base!

 

This template is presented in 5 pages: Home, About, Services, Testimonials, Contact us. Its resolution is 1024 x 768. This one and larger resolutions are statistically in great demand among users. It can be delivered in two packages – with PSD source files included and without them. If you need PSD source files, please go to the template download page at TemplateMonster to leave the e-mail address that you want the free template ZIP package to be delivered to.

 

Free Maintenance Services HTML Website Template:

 

Free HTML5 Website Template

 

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and 3D Model that is used in its design:

 

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Modify this theme as you wish and succeed in your online business!

 

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Alright folks, Black Friday is here and long-awaited event that excites hearts of the shopaholics all around the USA is in a full swing right now. Cyber Monday will also be here soon and it is time to prepare your advertising tools for this great eCommerce holiday. There is no doubt that banners were and will be one of the most powerful marketing tools and if you want to deliver your message to the target audience – banners will be the right option for you.

 

Today we are going to share with you some tips that will help you use the power of the banners wisely and increase your ROI instantly because you should never underestimate CTR and other indexes that can correlate your marketing plan and current campaigns. So, let’s start and of course we would be really glad to hear your thoughts and essential suggestions.

  • Call to Action!
  • We all know the importance of this tip and you should never be afraid to use it. This is an essential part of any advertising campaign and when your advertising spot calls client to make a move, to click it, to take a look or even to buy it – it means that you are moving in a right direction.

     

  • Use Colors Wisely
  • As we’ve mentioned in one of our previous posts – Charmed by Colors – the eCommerce secrets – you can effectively use the color scheme of your banner to achieve positive result in your campaign.

  • Animation
  • You should always bear in the mind that your banner is competing with other elements of the website and animation helps to make it more eye-catching and therefore attract more eyes to it, which is exactly what you want from it.

  • Rich Media
  • This is a very controversial tip because it has both positive and negative sides. First of all, the rich media banners are more effective than simply animated banners because these banners are made up using Flash technology. Attractive and mesmerizing Flash effects are more user-friendly, so the audience likes them very much. But your big file size and particular terms of use (we mean you cannot use these banners for any advertising – there are only few areas where they’re applicable)

  • Small File Size
  • This rule is very important for the website owner because it influences your website usability a lot so be sure that you banner size won’t exceed 25 kb but less is better.

  • Simple Design
  • Simple design means that you have to find that perfect combination of right font, color scheme (contrast is very important – it helps to deliver the message to the client) and of course the layout. Keep it simple and original at the same time.

That’s all for now – we hope that you’ll find our tips useful for you and apply all these rules while planning your next advertising campaign or creating a new banner. Also be sure to read TemplateMonster main suggestions on how to make a compelling banner design. Take care now!

We use textures quite often to create the inviting and pleasant to eyes atmosphere of the website. The overall design gains the impressive tone and bright accents when it contains the elements with textures. When they are properly used, they never overload the design and deflect attention away from its main idea. Being the ideal solution for creating the semitones for the background color, textures support the design and make it eye-catching. As you see, creating the effective design is easier than you may think, especially when you use textures for this purpose. The items that are presented below are yummy examples of food textures that can be used in order to make your design stand out among others. All these attractive free food textures are completely free and you are welcome to download them just now.

 

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Apple Texture by textureonline.com

 

Food Textures

 

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Star Anise Texture by free3dstextures.com

 

Food Textures

 

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Get captivated now with a perfect fusion of Magento and Flash in some high-profile eCommerce stores currently functioning! Here we mix together 40 hugely impressive Magento sites selling various products and services. What’s so unique about them is that each design is enhanced by some effective Flash elements. Web designers show apt skills incorporating various Flash banners, animated headers, front page image slideshows or other special effects. The main thing here is that such fascinating Flash pieces, being seamlessly embedded into the overall design, work for a better interactivity of these extremely creative and smart layouts. Now we suggest you to look through the variety of spectacular websites that are powered by the Magento eCommerce software and use Flash to sound even more sophisticated.

 

Ambiente-fashion.de

 

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Hairflix.com

 

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Today we want to offer you the eye-catching Free Vector Illustration of the week that features a birthday cake with one burning candle, a cap and firecrackers. Being the vector image, it can be used in various ways and for various projects: multimedia presentations, web pages, desktop publishing, e-mail, posters, t-shirts, sign-making, print-making, etc. You are welcome to use it in the process of creating memorable designs that catch attention of the viewers and create a good impression.

 

You can download this image in two formats (.PNG, .AI) and the following possible resolutions: 799 x 847, 1597 x 1694. Being a vector image, this free illustration keeps its high quality while printing in different formats. The download is possible after the registration at Templates.com. This registration is completely free! With the help of this free illustration you can lay special emphasis on various online projects.

 

 

Please note: This free vector illustration is free only for one week (starting from today). You can download the particular free illustration only during one week, the next week it will be changed for another one.

 

! You can use this free vector illustration only for your personal or educational purposes. Do not use it for commercial purposes, it is forbidden.

 

Don’t miss a chance to get our free stuff, download this free vector illustration just now!

 

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New tendencies in the sphere of web design appear quite often, but the value of high quality remains unchanged. The examples of successful websites show you the importance of the effective and memorable design that goes hand in hand with its professional execution. If your goal is solid online business, pay attention to its visual part. In order to make the process of creating your website easier, we present you this Free HTML5 Airlines Website Template from TemplateMonster. We are sure that your visitors and customers will find your site that is built on the base of this template impressive and we hope that it will help you to start your business successfully and reach your goals in the nearest future.

 

So, let’s look at the characteristics that are presented in this cool template. There are 6 pages of this theme: Home, Our Aircraft, Safety, Charters, Contact us. Its resolution is 1024 x 768. This one and larger resolutions are statistically in great demand among users. It can be delivered in two packages – with PSD source files included and without them. If you need PSD source files, please go to the template download page at TemplateMonster to leave the e-mail address that you want the free template ZIP package to be delivered to.

 

Free Airlines HTML5 Website Template:

 

 

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Make the right choice, choose free website templates from our collection!

 

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Yes, it is time to thank all our readers for being devoted friends of our web blog. Traditional harvest festival known as the Thanksgiving Day is coming and we want to remind you how awesome it was to celebrate this amazing holiday in good old times. Sending postcards is always a great way to show your thankfulness and attention and Thanksgiving Day was and will be that holiday when sending postcard is very apropos. Of course vintage art sometimes looks a little bit odd but we know that real fans know the value of these artworks! Don’t forget to thank your friends and family!

 

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