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Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
Posts on Regator:834
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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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

Pencilcraft Illustrator Brushes for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a brand new collection of brushes for Adobe Illustrator to download today courtesy of Guerillacraft. This set of Pencilcraft brushes allow you to produce natural looking vector illustrations without the need to switch over to Adobe Photoshop. Show More Summary

This Diverse Textures & Patterns Collection is Just $29

The variety of projects we get the chance to work on is one of the most exciting things about being a designer, one day you might be creating a sleek corporate brochure, the next you could be putting together a vintage menu for a cafe. Show More Summary

Spoon Graphics Greatest Hits: My Most Popular Posts of 2016

To finish off every year I enjoy taking a moment to look back at my content from the past 12 months to compare how they all performed in terms of reader engagement through the total number of social media shares. This time I’m breaking...Show More Summary

Promotional Print Design Template Pack for Premium Members

Access All Areas have another complete set of promotional print design templates to download this week courtesy of BrandPacks. This collection of ready made poster, leaflet, business card, brochure and flyer templates is themed for web...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Hexagonal Geometric Pattern in Illustrator

In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial we’re going to create a simple geometric pattern using a bunch of hexagons and a nice colour scheme, finished off with some subtle textures. I’ve done a couple of tutorials based on this style...Show More Summary

45 of the Best Free Fonts From 2016 You Don’t Want to Miss!

The year 2016 is drawing to a close, so let’s take a look back at some of the best free font releases you might have missed from the past 12 months. There’s been some fantastic typefaces made available for everyone to download, so help yourself to these goodies in preparation for a creative 2017. Show More Summary

Go Floral! Watercolor Clip Art Set for Access All Areas Members

This week, Access All Areas members are being treated to a new watercolour themed design resource courtesy of Katia from The Little Cloud. Go Floral! is a bundle of hand painted watercolour clip art, featuring 40 individual flowers and...Show More Summary

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