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URL :http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/
Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
Posts on Regator:561
Posts / Week:1.5
Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Video Tutorial: Double Exposure Effect in Photoshop

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to play around in Photoshop to create a cool Double Exposure effect, which is originally a Photography technique using nothing but cameras to blend two separate images together by exposing the film twice in two completely different photos. Show More Summary

8 Free Stipple Shading Brushes for Adobe Illustrator

I’ve been admiring some beautiful illustrations and examining the techniques the artists use to add details to their work. One popular shading method I’ve noticed is particularly prominent in apparel design and illustrations with a retro...Show More Summary

20 Minimal Logo Templates for Premium Members

There’s more new goodies for Access All Areas members to download this week. Worn Out Media Co. has kindly donated a pack of 20 minimal logo templates with a clean and simplistic Scandinavian style. All these logo designs make use of...Show More Summary

A Mammoth Variety Pack of Design Resources. Just $29

When I heard the news about the Mammoth Creative Design Collection, I knew this latest bundle from Design Cuts was going to be a good! This is their highest quality, most creative bundle yet. It contains 30 best selling design resources...Show More Summary

Realistic 3D Casino Style Bulb Sign Photoshop Tutorial

In today’s tutorial we’re going to play around in Photoshop to create an illuminated bulb sign similar to those used on Las Vegas casinos and Broadway theaters. The sign will be created as a standalone piece of text, using Photoshop’s powerful 3D tools to simulate a hyper realistic setting within a warehouse. Show More Summary

5 Quality Vector Textures for Access All Areas Members

I have a brand new premium design resource for Access All Areas members today courtesy of Rob Brink, the talented Designer and Screen Printer from Brink Design Co. Rob has kindly donated Texture Pack Vol.5 from his Brink Design Co. Store. Show More Summary

My Line25.com Web Design Blog is For Sale on Flippa

Are you a Web Designer who would you like to earn over $1,500 per month in passive income while boosting your freelance career? You might be interested in becoming the new owner of my Line25.com web design blog, which is currently up for auction on Flippa. Show More Summary

30 Vintage Designs for Custom Car & Motorcycle Brands

As a gearhead myself I love the design style that is based on vintage custom car & motorcycle garages. Imagine the ingredients of 1950s americana, the greaser subculture and old motor racing brands combined to produce cool logos, apparel designs and posters. Show More Summary

Northern Passage Font for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members can now download a vintage style handmade font as part of their membership, courtesy of Adrian Pelletier. Northern Passage is inspired by camping and hiking in the great outdoors with its weathered appearance, as you might see on an old cabin sign. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Tessellating Geometric Pattern Design

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to create a colourful abstract design made using a tessellating geometric pattern. We’ll use Illustrator’s powerful shape tools to construct the pattern, then we’ll switch over to Photoshop for additional texturing and special effects. Show More Summary

How To Create a Vintage Text Effect in Illustrator

We’re going to take inspiration from 19th century typography for today’s vintage text effect tutorial. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to add detailed decorations to a basic word to transform it into a beautiful piece of engraved typography. Show More Summary

Vector Infographic Tools for Access All Areas Members

Mats Forss from the Infographic Template Shop has been a long time supplier of useful vector infographic tools for Access All Areas members, with four previous packs containing 100s of individual elements. This latest set contains lots...Show More Summary

Deal Extended: 99% Off 22 Professional & Artistic Fonts

A couple of weeks ago I spread the word about a massive 99% discount off a bunch of professional and artistic fonts. That offer was due to expire a couple of days ago, but due to popular demand it has been extended to the end of the week (Friday, May 1st). Show More Summary

10 Free Detailed Vector Halftone Texture Backgrounds

Halftone textures are fantastic resources for creating retro print effects by simply overlaying the dot patterns over your solid colour artwork. I shared a pack of distressed halftone patterns last year, which featured a range of uniform halftone screens of various densities. Show More Summary

Blog.SpoonGraphics Turns 8 – Onwards and Upwards

I almost forgot all about my annual tradition to write a birthday/anniversary post every April when my little blog gets another year older. 2015 marks 8 years of Spoon Graphics, so let’s take a look at how things have changed over the past 12 months. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Matte Split Toning Effect in Photoshop

I have a photography themed Photoshop tutorial for you today, showing how to create a washed out matte photo effect that mimics the analog photography techniques of split toning. With just a few steps we can transform a photo into a moody image with unusual tones. Show More Summary

How To Create a Great Gatsby Style Art Deco Pattern

Art Deco is an iconic design style from the 1920s that was recently given a new lease of life thanks to the movie The Great Gatsby. Geometric, angular shapes and symmetry are some of the key features of the art deco style, which produce some beautiful graphic designs when used as backgrounds, frames and patterns. Show More Summary

Brown Paper Texture Pack Vol 1 for Premium Members

This week Access All Areas members are being given a brand new resource from Simon Birky Hartmann’s The Shop. This Ultimate Brown Texture Pack is the first of three volumes that will be donated to members over the upcoming months. Each...Show More Summary

99% Off 22 Professional Fonts. That’s a Saving of $2500!

I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything for sale at 99% off before, but Design Cuts have just released a new font bundle with this massive discount. For a limited time you can get your hands on 22 professional font families worth $2622 for just $29, giving you an unbelievable saving of over $2500! The […] The post 99% Off 22 Professional Fonts. Show More Summary

20 Free Logo Mockup PSDs to Present your Designs

Logo mockup templates are clever PSD files that allow you to easily place your logo onto various surfaces to create realistic simulations of how your design would look as a real life print. These logo mockups are especially useful for presenting your designs to clients, or showing off your work in your portfolio. Show More Summary

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