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URL :http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/
Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
Posts on Regator:711
Posts / Week:1.7
Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Work Faster and Smarter with this Extensive Vector Elements Collection

Vector resources are a designer’s secret sauce, they’re the special ingredients that help you cook up quality artwork in no time! When you’re working against tight deadlines, being able to select ready-made elements when constructing your designs can be a life saver. Show More Summary

How To Create a Decorative Drop Cap in Adobe Illustrator

A fun personal project designers and illustrators often take part in is ’36 Days of Type’, or equivalent challenges like ‘Daily Drop Cap’ where artists express their style on a new letter or number every day. Initials have received decorative treatment throughout history, with examples dating as far back as early biblical texts. Show More Summary

One Click Wood Texture Generator for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a fantastic new resource to download this week courtesy of Josh Johnson. The One Click Wood Texture Generator for Adobe Photoshop produces gorgeous wood textures from scratch. Rather than being made of wood...Show More Summary

Time is Running Out to Grab my Acrylic Design Toolkit at the Special Intro Price

Earlier this week I announced the launch of my new Acrylic Design Toolkit after spending countless hours crafting it over the last few months. To celebrate the launch event, the pack was released at a special launch price of $10, before it permanently rises to $19 after 72 hours. Show More Summary

How To Create a Music Festival Poster Design in Photoshop

Yesterday I announced the launch of my brand new Acrylic Design Toolkit over at the Design Cuts Marketplace. It contains loads of design resources to help you create awesome artwork using a variety of colourful paint textures, Photoshop...Show More Summary

Introducing My New Acrylic Design Toolkit: Over 100 Resources to Create Painted Effects

I have an exciting announcement for you all today! After months of hard work, my Complete Acrylic Design Toolkit has now gone live over at the Design Cuts marketplace. I’ve been busy painting, scanning and processing to produce loads of useful resources to help you add cool painted effects to your designs. Show More Summary

48 Hand Painted Watercolor Flowers for Premium Members

The talented Angie Makes is back with more goodies for Access All Areas members this week. Previously, Angie kindly donated a pack of 16 watercolour floral patterns back in 2015. Members can now enjoy a brand new collection of pretty hand painted flowers, bouquets and foliage from her Watercolour Flower 3.0 Clip Art pack. Show More Summary

A Colossal Treasure Chest of Creative Tools for 99% Off!

Some graphic design styles just simply can’t be created without specialist tools or resources. Effects like watercolour or oil paintings need to be created from physical paints to achieve the desired realism, but buying a load of art...Show More Summary

Showcase of Thrilling Game of Thrones Inspired Fan Art

Artists, designers and illustrators love to produce fan art for their favourite movies and TV shows. As one of the biggest elements of modern pop culture, Game of Thrones has been the inspiration for many pieces of tribute art and personal works, with creatives making various kinds of digital paintings, illustrations and designs. Show More Summary

30 Split Toning Lightroom Presets for Premium Members

There’s more great photography resources available to Access All Areas members this week thanks to another brilliant contribution from PhotographyPla.net. This collection of premium Presets for Adobe Lightroom will give your photos the popular split toned look with just a single click. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Retro Triangle Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial we’re going to use Illustrator’s powerful vector tools to make a retro style triangle pattern, which seamlessly repeats a series of randomly coloured shapes to cover an infinite area. Being...Show More Summary

20 Free Spray Paint Photoshop Brushes with Splatters & Drips

Of all the free design resources I’ve shared over the years, the ones I’ve used time and time again in my own artwork are my old spray paint Photoshop brushes from 2008. They have been really useful for erasing away portions of my designs with the grainy speckles to achieve the aged and distressed look. Show More Summary

Integral Pro WordPress Theme for Premium Members

Alongside the huge collection of design resources available, Access All Areas members now also have a premium WordPress theme to download as part of their membership thanks to the kind people at Themely. Integral Pro is a one-page parallax theme for freelancers, creatives and startups. Show More Summary

Give Your Career a Boost with These Essential Design Tools for Graphic Designers

If you’re looking to start the exciting journey of freelancing, or you’re a serious designer looking to land more clients and up their game, this is your chance to equip yourself with a range of essential tools to boost your career for just $29, which is a massive 99% off the regular price. Show More Summary

How To Create a Grungy Star Wars Propaganda Poster in Photoshop

I’ve been wanting to have some fun with the low-fi poster style that’s usually associated with punk rock gigs and revolution propaganda, but I couldn’t decide what to base my fictional design on. Then I saw the trailer for the new Rogue...Show More Summary

40 High Quality Scratched Textures for Premium Members

There’s a great premium design resource from a new contributor for Access All Areas members to download this week. Gabor Monori has kindly donated one of his most popular products, named Scratched Textures Vol 1. The pack contains 40...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: How to Create an Animated Cinemagraph Image

Today’s video tutorial is all about Cinemagraphs, which are cool animated GIFs where the motion is restricted to a specific area of the image. You can make Cinemagraphs from any video footage as long as there’s a combination of stationary objects and looping elements. Show More Summary

40 Sinister Pieces of Art & Design Work Featuring Snakes

Why do snakes appear in so much artwork? Maybe it’s their history as a mythological symbol, or their popularity within heavy metal and tattoo cultures, but somehow they manage to slither their way into all kinds of graphics. In today’s...Show More Summary

15 Editable Logo & Badge Templates for Premium Members

This week, Access All Areas members have a brand new premium design resource to download courtesy of BMachina. This collection of 15 insignias has been made to help designers save time in their projects, by providing a range of editable...Show More Summary

20 Pro Level Font Families That Will Transform Your Design Work

Is your font library in need of an upgrade? If so, you won’t find a better deal than this bundle of 20 professional level font families that contain 178 individual fonts between them. What’s more, this collection is discounted by 97%...Show More Summary

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