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URL :http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/
Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
Posts on Regator:653
Posts / Week:1.9
Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

How To Create a Double Exposure Effect in Photoshop

Traditionally the double exposure effect is produced by photographers using nothing but their camera to combine two separate photographs to create an abstract and surreal image. However, we can also mimic the effect in Photoshop, which...Show More Summary

7 Hip Apple Device Mockup Templates for Members

Access All Areas members can now get a taste of the awesome goodies available from The Hip Shop—a popular Creative Market store by superstar designer Madebyvadim—thanks to a kind donation of his brand new Hip Apple device mockup templates. Show More Summary

5 Free High Resolution Grungy Paper & Card Textures

I have a special freebie for you to download today courtesy of Design Cuts. They’ve kindly donated a free sample pack from their new collection of Grungy Paper & Card textures for my readers to enjoy. The pack contains 5 high resolution...Show More Summary

Inspiring Artwork Combining Geometry & Photography

There’s a certain style of art that really catches my attention in inspiration galleries where artists combine geometry and photography to produce striking images. I’m a big fan of using simple shapes to create interesting designs, but the combination with photos really helps create abstract artwork with intense colours and detail. Show More Summary

Vintage Logo Mockups for Access All Areas Members

We have a new set of premium design resources for Access All Areas members today, courtesy of GraphicRiver author Yusof Mining. This pack of logo mockups includes 9 templates to present your identity & brand designs in style. With aShow More Summary

Beginner Illustrator Tutorial: Cute Baby Style Artwork

My wife and I are expecting a baby girl in a few months so our house is slowly filling up with everything cute and pink! Seeing the style of art used on the items we’ve collected for the nursery gave me a great idea for a beginner’sShow More Summary

Folded Paper Textures for Access All Areas Members

Simon Birky Hartmann is back with more awesome design resources for Access All Areas members. Premium members already have access to the best-selling Photocopy Noise textures from The Shop, and now two whole volumes of the popular Folded Paper textures are being made available for Access All Areas members to enjoy. Show More Summary

20 Free Branding/Identity Mockups with Themed Items

I’ve featured loads of free stationery mockup templates in the past, which allow you to quickly generate realistic previews of how your corporate ID designs will look when produced as a complete range of printed products, but when designing a brand it’s also important to develop a persona around the logo. Show More Summary

FilterGrade Vintage Photoshop Actions for Members

Access All Areas members are in for a treat this week! A fresh set of premium Photoshop Actions courtesy of FilterGrade is now available for members to download. This fantastic set contains 10 Vintage style Photoshop Actions alongside 5 Light Leak Actions to add classic tones to your images. Show More Summary

A Retro & Vintage Fonts Deal That’s Too Good to Miss

Just when you think you have enough fonts in your collection, along comes an irresistible deal that persuades you to make room for some more! I’m still enjoying playing with my new fonts from the Artistic Fonts Bundle I featured back...Show More Summary

24 Free Vector Dry Brush Stroke Illustrator Brushes

Bristly brush strokes are great for creating distressed designs with a hand made appearance. I’ve posted plenty of Photoshop brushes in the past, but I haven’t shared much in the way of Illustrator brushes, until now! Download this free pack of 24 vector brushes for Illustrator. Show More Summary

Standard Issue Vector Textures for Premium Members

Dustin from RetroSupply is back again to share more top quality premium design resources with Access All Areas members. The Standard Issue Vector Texture Pack is a comprehensive collection of vector graphics that are ideal for giving your work authentic distressed or subtle textures fast. Show More Summary

How To Create a Washed Out Vintage Matte Photo Effect

Washed out matte effects seem to be really popular in the Photography scene at the moment. These effects look particular cool when combined with warm vintage tones to add a classic nostalgic feeling to your images. Follow this step by...Show More Summary

Retro Party Invitation Design Templates for Members

I’ve teamed up with Wing’s Art and Design Studio to add some awesome new resources to the Access All Areas section. Members can now download a collection of 4 cool, retro style invitations featuring vector illustrations and seamless patterns. Show More Summary

Every Kind of Vector Element you Could Ever Want!

I’m sure we’ve all done a bit of window shopping on stock resources websites, seen some cool items and thought “They’re cool, I’d quite fancy them”, but if you want a lot of resources it soon ends up out of your budget. The value ofShow More Summary

How To Create an Origami Style Logomark in Illustrator

I recently received a great tutorial suggestion from a reader named Brigid who asked if I could create a guide to creating an origami style illustration. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to tackle this design for its advanced shape editing abilities and make particular use of Smart Guides to perfectly align our vector paths. Show More Summary

Photocopy Noise Textures for Access All Areas Members

The latest resource for Access All Areas members to enjoy is a best selling item from Simon Birky Hartmann’s The Shop. This pack of Photocopy noise textures includes six high res scans from an old laser copier with a faulty drum andShow More Summary

20 Free PSD Templates to Mockup Your Poster Designs

Creating an artistic poster is one of the most fun projects a designer can work on. It’s especially satisfying when you have your hard work professionally printed into a physical poster, but this can be quite costly. You don’t have to...Show More Summary

5 FlyerHeroes Templates for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members can get their hands on some fantastic new resources this week. 5 editable flyer templates have been kindly donated by FlyerHeroes especially for members. Each flyer is composed in an easy to use layered PSD file...Show More Summary

Free Wilderness Vector Graphics & Logo Template Kit

I’ve been busy drawing and tracing various vector graphics in order to create a comprehensive logo & icon kit for my latest free design resource. The Wilderness Survival Kit is a collection of 60+ vector graphics and 7+ ready made editable logo templates based on the popular theme of the great outdoors. Show More Summary

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