For many aspiring designers and graphic artists on a budget, the idea of shelling out for Photoshop (or illegally downloading it) isn't very enticing. To fill the gap between high-power and high-price and, well, little else, some excellent Photoshop alternatives have surfaced over the years. Open source, intuitive, and often nearly as functional as Photoshop itself, these alternatives could be your key to improving your design and manipulation skills. 10. GIMP If you are just a tad familiar...
50+ Resources of Web Widget PSD Designs
Whenever photo manipulation or designing is generally considered, Adobe Photoshop is on the top of the list of applications one thinks of. Of course, Photoshop is hard to master on the several different levels it offers, but if even one of those levels, depending on your profession, is mastered, the possibilities are quite endless. The general rule is however that not every we designer is a graphic designer and vice versa. So you are a web designer and you have to design widgets for your website, what do you do? Do you hire someone or do you try doing it yourself? The thing with Photoshop is that you cannot just install the application and start working like a pro. But the entire process becomes significantly easier if you learn the basics. Once you do that, the PSD file formats come into play.
PSD file formats allow you access to all the effects and design elements used in the creation of a particular graphic. That helps with extreme customization.
This particular article lists down 50+ Resources of Web Widget PSD Designs. Go through them and download the widget you like. Edit the file and customize it to your will based on your requirements, using your basic skills and you are set to go. Let us know what you think and as always, your comments are welcome.