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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

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Video Tutorial: Trendy Folded Logo Design in Illustrator

I received a great topic suggestion on Twitter recently from Furquan101, who asked if I could make a guide on creating a folded logo in the style of Android N or the new Medium branding. In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’ll show you...Show More Summary

30 Freakishly Good Movie Poster Designs for Your Favourite Horror Films

The run up to Halloween is the perfect time to absorb some inspiration from horror films! Designers, artists and illustrators love to produce fan art for their favourite movies, and the scary film genre provides plenty of creative avenues for them to explore. Show More Summary

10 Premium Vector Textures for Access All Areas Members

This week, Access All Areas members have a new collection of vector textures to download, courtesy of designer and letterer David Larusso. The pack contains 10 detailed grainy textures that produce a subtle distressed look for your prints, logos, illustrations, typography, and the other beautiful things you create. Show More Summary

The Biggest Textures and Patterns Bundle Ever Released!

A new textures, patterns and backgrounds bundle has just been released over at Design Cuts, and this one is their biggest ever! It features 45 best selling packs with a total value of over $3000, discounted by a massive 99% to leave the price at just $29. Show More Summary

Free Pack of 30 Light Leak & Bokeh Flare Photo Overlays

I’ve been playing around with bright lights and camera lenses to produce a range of realistic vibrant bokeh images that can be used as backgrounds to your designs, or overlaid onto photographs to add realistic retro style light leak effects. Show More Summary

100 Minimal Business Card Templates for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a brilliant new premium design resource to download this week, courtesy of Carlos Fernando. This bundle of business card templates for Adobe Illustrator includes 100 minimal designs to help you produce great looking business cards with ease. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Selective Color Photo Effect in Photoshop

In today’s Adobe Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a popular photo effect that goes by many names, including selective colour photography, spot colour photography, colour isolation photography, partial colour...Show More Summary

Showcase of Mind Blowing Concept Art of Futuristic Cities

We get to see some breathtaking cityscapes in the backgrounds of sci-fi movies and computer games, but browsing the work of concept artists who craft these scenes is a real inspiration boost. In today’s showcase I present 45 mind blowing...Show More Summary

20 Handmade Vector Stains for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a new set of vector resources to download this week, courtesy of Eddy Biel from Layerform Design Co. This collection of 20 graphics have been digitally converted from authentic coffee stains with a variety of drips and splatters. Show More Summary

20 Superior Quality Fonts with a Huge 99% Discount for just $29

In my most recent video tutorial I showed how premium fonts can take your design work to the next level. Many of my readers were eager to know where they could find these superior quality fonts without breaking the bank, so I’m excited to share the news about a fresh font bundle from Design Cuts. Show More Summary

How To Create a Flat Style Vector Map in Adobe Illustrator

There’s some fantastic examples of flat style map designs out there on the web that depict a city or country with ultra simplified illustrations with basic shapes and flat colours. I really fancied giving the style a try myself, so I thought ‘why not make a tutorial to share my process with others?!’. Show More Summary

Adobe Illustrator Spray Paint Brushes for Premium Members

This week, Access All Areas members have a new set of brushes to download for Adobe Illustrator, courtesy of Jeremy Child from The Artifex Forge. These brushes allow you to create graffiti inspired art, without the risk of a criminal...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Custom Type Designs in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a custom typography design. Usually text styles like this would be lettered by hand, but in this tutorial I’ll share some secrets on how you can still create cool looking typography by customising ready-made fonts with clever OpenType features. Show More Summary

Showcase of Creative Print Designs with Hot Foil Stamping

Hot foil stamping is one of those super cool special print finishes that every designer wishes to use in their projects. It’s often combined with embossing to transfer metallic foil to the print stock with the use of a heated die, which leaves the designated portion of the design covered in a shiny reflective material. Show More Summary

Sickamore – A Loud & Proud Handmade Font for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a fantastic new font to download this week, courtesy of Sam Parrett from Set Sail Studios. Sickamore is a loud and proud handmade brush font with a powerful and edgy style. It’s great for headers, logos and attention grabbing words or phrases. Show More Summary

A Collection of Must-Have Tools to Create the Design Styles You Love

As commercial designers we often have to create various graphic styles on demand in all the projects we work on throughout the day. Being able to experiment with new looks keeps the job exciting, but it can be a challenge, especially...Show More Summary

20 Free Black & White Photo Effect Actions for Adobe Photoshop

A simple black and white conversion is a pretty simple task, but there’s a range of additional tweaks that can generate beautiful tones and enhance the overall mood of the shot. Following on from my Free Color Grading Photoshop Actions...Show More Summary

10 Vector Cover Textures for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas have a great set of vector textures to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. Known as Cover Textures, this is a collection of 10 different surface materials that have been vectorized to allow them to be scaled toShow More Summary

Video Tutorial: Contour Map Effect with Photoshop & Illustrator

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to combine the powers of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to create a contour map effect, you know, the ones with loads of lines that show the topography of the landscape. We’ll use Photoshop’s...Show More Summary

This Enormous New All-In-One Toolbox from Lisa Glanz is Half Price for 24 hours!

The talented Lisa Glanz has teamed up with Design Cuts to launch a brand new resources collection, and it’s humongous! This All-In-One toolbox is a versatile collection of fonts, illustrations, textures, patterns, decorative elements and more, that have all been expertly hand crafted by Lisa herself. Show More Summary

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