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Members Area Tutorial: Design a Sleek, Professional Travel Blog

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Members Area Tutorial: Design a Sleek, Professional Travel Blog

Final Image

The result of this tutorial is shown below:

What You Will Learn

This tutorial is very in depth, and covers the design techniques listed below:

  • Learn how to build up a complex background design, including lighting effects and rich texturing.
  • Learn how to photo manipulate an attractive welcome area.
  • Learn how to work with masking correctly, and utilize a totally non-destructive workflow.
  • Learn how to integrate subtle design details to add focus and professionalism to your website.
  • & Much More!


Learn how to build up a complex background design using a combination of texturing, lighting effects, brush integration and masking.


Learn how to photo manipulate an attractive welcome area to engage and entice your viewers.


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About the Author:

Tom is the founder of PSDFAN. He loves writing tutorials, learning more about design and interacting with the community. On a more interesting note he can also play guitar hero drunk with his teeth.

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3 Comments:

  1. SystemFreaks says:

    Well, I’m from Greece and I can say that this could be an ideal web design for many travel companies of this kind!

    Good Job, and you know what ? I admire your work! =]

  2. Hi Tom! there ARE good designs on your site and this site is so good. But I thin? that in your designs more white space is needed

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