I believe presentation is equally important as the design you’re presenting. You have to sell the design, especially on a community like Dribbble, a community in which you’re competing against very high quality designs.
So I created a resource to help you identify if your shot can stand out against popular shots. This comes after the rather popular page I created on Thursday: “Guide to making a popular shot on Dribbble”
This resource is a layered TIFF file, with guides (to help you position your potential shot), and in the background Dribble’s popular page. Nothing more, nothing less.
How to use:
1) Download the .tif file from the attachment and open up Photoshop CS X
2) Resise your potential 400x300 shot to 200x150
3) Paste it inside the document (preferably in the empty container I setup for you)
4) Check if your shot stands out. If not, create a different version of the design and see if it’s better
5) Upload the selected shot on Dribbble and wait for it to become super mega popular!
The file is a .tif instead of .psd simply because it was much smaller in size (6.7MB vs 9.3MB)
over 1 year ago
Haha! You make ppl cheating! :D
Just kidding, for someone this is the way to see how they shot will looks with the other shots.
hah it's cool @Alex! Thanks for sharing :D
haha that's awesome, be my neighbor! ;)
@Eddie Lobanovskiy haha see? I added the shot near yours (subliminally and whatnot :p)
ahaha nice one. better than uploading shot, finding it dopeless then deleting it :)
@Nicolas BIRCKEL yep, so that the quality of the shots on Dribbble will increase even more
by Sagi Shrieber
Hi all, after seeing the cool dribbble template @Alex Cican created I decided to make one myself :)
Attached is a PSD with the shot design in a smart object, and the layout is made in the way that us designers view dribbble - from a clugged out browser full of bookmarklets and open tabs. The real deal.
This way you can see how much your design really stands out from the crowd.
Enjoy :) - and please like this & share if you find it useful.
about 1 year ago
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