Category Archives: freebies

List of legal and in most cases natural stimulators

From time to time everyone’s battery needs to be boosted. Here’s the list of legal and in most cases natural stimulators you can easily buy to enhance your productivity for a short (0.5 – 5 hours) period of time. Here’s the list of Caffeine-containing substances (Caffeine’s duration is 1.5 – 5 hours. More information about […]

Creating vector landscape

This tutorial is dedicated to vector landscapes technics. The main instrument used in this tutorial is Pen Tool (P), so you can use any vector software to create such landscapes. I did it with the help of Adobe Illustrator CS4, but you can do it with Adobe Illustrator 8 as well. Tutorial Details Program: Adobe […]

Xsjado rollerblades

Living a life of a freelancer requires very little physical effort – you don’t need to go almost anywhere except business meetings and places to find food (supermarkets, cafe, restaurants, etc.). It’s obvious everyone needs regular exercise to be healthy enough to live pleasant life, but when you’re working 10-12 hours a day you just […]

Preparing for a trip. Part II

Prepare yourself to work less When planning your workflow during a trip it’s very important to understand that working outside familiar workspace will reduce your productivity unless you don’t care where to work (then why would you like to go on a journey?). So what you need to do is to create a schedule with […]

Watching Universe Twirl

Here’s my new free wallpaper entry for Smashing Magazine. Watching Universe Twirl You can download it for free in different dimensions from Smashing Magazine (it’s somewhere in the bottom of the post). Check out also my girlfriend’s entry: Summer cat by Marina Nozyer You can also download it for free from Smashing Magazine.

Preparing for a trip. Part I

Being a freelancer means that technically you can work from anywhere you can find Internet. But a trip to a new country (or even a new neighborhood) could be a challenge! Here is the first part of a list of things you’d better do before you go on a journey. Internet connection Going to a […]

July Night

This time I’ve decided to leave maximum white (in this case black) space for users needs – so one can place all the icons, shortcuts, etc without hitting the graphics. You can download this wallpaper from Smashing Magazine for free. If you like this wallpaper, you might be interested in following ornaments for sale designed […]

Focusing on life

It’s no secret that being a freelance designer/developer/photographer/copywriter/etc is kind of hard cause there are so many distracting things around and there’s no one to tell you that you have to focus on work except yourself. After almost three years of freelancing I’ve found out a nice and easy way to prevent unimportant actions and […]