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Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Video Tutorial: Airbrushed Film Poster Photo Effect

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you a mix of filters and adjustments we can apply to a photograph to mimic the retro style airbrushed painted look associated with classic film posters. Imagine the poster art for original...Show More Summary

10 Free Retro Text Effect Graphic Styles for Adobe Illustrator

Last week I shared a tutorial showing how to create a retro text style using Adobe Illustrator. I had lots of fun producing that effect, so I’ve been busy crafting a number of additional colour combinations to create a collection of 10 free retro text styles for you to download. Show More Summary

RetroSupply Vector Brush Pack for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members are being treated to more exclusive goods from RetroSupply today. The Irvington High vector brush pack is one of the latest additions to the lineup of RetroSupply products and has already received a great early response. Show More Summary

Bring Your Design Work to Life With This Inspiring Artistic Collection (99% off!)

This new bundle is packed full with thousands of best-selling, colourful, artistic elements that are just waiting to be played with! Premium quality resources like these not only equip you with the tools to complete your projects, they also provide inspiration and ideas for a creative style to run with. Show More Summary

How To Create an Editable Retro Text Style in Illustrator

Many of the text effect tutorials I produce for Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop tend to require the text to be permanently set, which means if the wording needs changing, the effect would have to be created all over again from scratch. Show More Summary

Dental Clinic Print Design Template Pack for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a new collection of print design templates to download this week, courtesy of BrandPacks. These ready made poster, leaflet, appointment card and flyer templates all have a Dental Clinic theme, but the clean and functional design could be rebranded to suit any business in the medical field. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Single Weight Line Art Logo

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to look at creating a stylish single weight line art logo. Even though the entire design is made just using lines, there’s a range of Illustrator tools and techniques we’ll use throughout this tutorial that you can incorporate into your arsenal. Show More Summary

12 Free Cinematic Photo Effect Actions for Adobe Photoshop

I’ve been having fun working on a brand new set of free Photoshop Actions to transform your photographs with various contrast and colour alterations. This collection of Cinematic Photoshop Actions contains 12 effects based on the colour grading aesthetics of popular movie genres, such as Horror, Western, Action, Romantic and more. Show More Summary

Valentines Watercolor Designs for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a range of beautiful vector watercolour resources to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. In this collection you’ll find lettering designs, cards, banners, menus, labels and patterns, all with a Valentine’s Day theme. Show More Summary

The Complete Font Lover’s Library Can be Yours for Just $29

Every designer needs a variety of typeface styles that they can rely upon for every project. Usually a collection is built slowly as new fonts are purchased on an individual basis, but on rare occasions an opportunity to acquire a comprehensive library of top quality font families with huge savings arises. Show More Summary

Showcase of Stylish Vector Character Design Illustrations

The style of a character design often depends on the software it was created with. Raster based applications like Photoshop lead to digitally painted artwork with realistic texturing and shading; 3D modelling programs like Maya allow...Show More Summary

7 Aqua Modern Marble Ink Textures for Premium Members

This week Access All Areas members have a new collection of textures to download, courtesy of Fox & Bear. The Aqua Modern Marble Ink Textures collection contains 7 images of beautiful gradients with a modern colour palette. They’re brilliant...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Stipple Illustration Effect

In today’s Adobe Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you a technique I come up with to replicate those intricate stippled illustrations that are made out of thousands of tiny dots, but without the tedious process of dabbing each dot with a pen. Show More Summary

How To Create a Vintage Film Title Text Effect in Photoshop

In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial we’re going to have some fun replicating the classic film title styles from old black and white movies of the 30s and 40s. Three dimensional effects were often used, along with low key lighting. To...Show More Summary

10 Car Service Badges and Vector Elements for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a great new set of design resources to download this week, courtesy of Evgen Radchenko from JeksonGraphics. These 10 badge style logo designs are made with a car service and repair workshop theme. They’re...Show More Summary

1000s of Premium Vectors, Without the Premium Price Tag!

The reason premium vector design resources tend to cost so much is that a considerable amount of time has been put into crafting them to ensure they’re premium quality. Artists and Illustrators spend hours painting and drawing each graphic...Show More Summary

10 Free Black Grunge Textures Made From The Ashes of Hell!

My new collection of 10 free black grunge textures feature dark and grimy tones from the ashes of hell, which is really just a metaphor for my bathroom… Although I have to point out, my bathroom is not the kind of filth ridden placeShow More Summary

Art Nouveau Design Templates for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members are being treated to a brilliant set of design resources from Wing’s Art and Design Studio this week. This collection of 8 Art Nouveau backgrounds and frames are fully customisable templates that take their inspiration from the classical architecture and shop fronts of Paris. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Pencil Sketch Drawing Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In today’s Adobe Photoshop video tutorial we’re going to create a pencil sketch effect that quickly converts a photograph into a realistic drawing. The result features a mix of rough sketch lines and shading, along with a subtle paper texture which makes the effect much more believable. Show More Summary

Showcase of Creative Album Cover Designs & Illustrations

Album cover art is always a great source of inspiration because there’s such an eclectic mix of styles to feast your eyes on. There’s no rules that determine what an album cover should look like, it just needs to be attention grabbing,...Show More Summary

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