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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

30 Custom Lettering Designs with Drips, Runs and Splatters

Paint drips and ink splatters are usually the side effects of producing lettering by hand with pens and paintbrushes, but these kinds of aesthetics are also incorporated into digital type designs to retain that popular hand made look. Show More Summary

Winter Woodland Illustration Kit for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a fantastic collection of illustration resources to download this week, courtesy of the talented Lisa Glanz. The Winter Woodland kit contains a whimsical set of cute animal character illustrations, along with a range of accompanying graphics and patterns. Show More Summary

Save $3583 on this Collection of Best-Selling Fonts

Do you fancy getting your hands on the most popular typefaces from some of the biggest font foundries? This new collection from Design Cuts is a compilation of exceptional, best selling fonts across a variety of type styles and aesthetics,...Show More Summary

How To Create a Vector Popsicle in Adobe Illustrator

It’s always fun to play around in Adobe Illustrator creating stylised illustrations of random objects. It’s also great practise, which helps you experiment with new tools and techniques that you could draw upon in your future projects. Show More Summary

My T-Shirt Store is Now Open!

Over the past 10 years I’ve created all kinds of artwork solely for the purpose of explaining how it was made in a tutorial. Beyond that, the files have just been sat unused in my archives, so I decided to make use of all those old designs by setting up a T-Shirt store! Do you […] The post My T-Shirt Store is Now Open! appeared first on Spoon Graphics.

Video Tutorial: How To Colorize a Black and White Photo

I spent some time the other day experimenting with colorizing a black and white photograph. The image I worked on is a photo of my Grandad during WW2. The original has that washed out sepia look to it, as you would expect from a snapshot from the 1940s. Show More Summary

Showcase of Creative Packaging Designs for Coffee Brands

Identity and packaging designs for coffee brands visually convey the company’s story and ethics using all kinds of design styles. In today’s design showcase I feature 40 projects from a range of designers and agencies that involve the branding and packaging of coffee products, from bags of whole beans to bottles of iced coffee beverages. Show More Summary

Rolled Ink Texture Collection for Access All Areas Members

This week Access All Areas members have a fantastic set of quick and easy to use textures to download, courtesy of Brent Galloway. This collection of rolled ink textures contains 20 high resolution graphics made by hand with a rubber roller and ink. Show More Summary

Every Texture & Pattern You Could Need, In One Curated Collection

Textures and patterns are incredibly useful across virtually every type of design project. With this bundle, Design Cuts have included all of the most requested items from the community, from clean patterns to stunning painted textures. Show More Summary

9 Free “Washed & Worn” Aged T-Shirt Effect Textures

I’ve put more time into this new collection of texture resources than ever before, but I’m happy to give them away to my readers for free! I’ve been busy painting, scrunching and distressing pieces of fabric to produce a range of surface textures that mimic the appearance of old aged t-shirts with faded prints. Show More Summary

Farmers Market Print Design Template Pack for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a great collection of print design templates to download this week, courtesy of BrandPacks. These ready made poster, leaflet, business card and flyer templates all have a Farmers Market theme, but the rustic design and watercolour graphics could suit any food or fresh produce business. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Vector Sugar Skull in Adobe Illustrator

This week I posted a showcase of Day of the Dead inspired designs and artworks, which gave me the inspiration to experiment with a sugar skull illustration of my own. In real life, these are little sweet treats that are decorated with...Show More Summary

60 Beautiful “Day of the Dead” Inspired Designs & Artworks

The traditions and symbols of the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) are a popular theme for artists and illustrators. Skeletons, skulls, flowers and colourful decorations from the festival are all used as inspiration to create beautiful pieces of art that pay tribute to Mexican heritage. Show More Summary

Photocopy Noise Texture Pack for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a brilliant collection of photocopy noise textures to download this week, courtesy of Simon Birky Hartmann from The Shop. These six textures have been lovingly crafted with an old laser copier with an increasingly faulty drum and toner combo. Show More Summary

$4988 Worth of Best-Selling Design Tools for $29 (99% off)

This new bundle from Design Cuts is possibly their biggest collection ever! Inside you’ll find the very best time-saving tools and career-expanding resources in one unbeatable bundle. Many of the products included are more like bundles in their own right, wherein you’re getting access to top designer’s entire product ranges. Show More Summary

How To Create a Vintage Style Large Letter Postcard Design

‘Large Letter’ was the name of a popular style of postcard design throughout mid-20th century. Often accompanied by the words “Greetings from…”, these postcards presented the name of a place with faux 3D type effects and featured a variety of pictures of that locale clipped within the text face of each letter. Show More Summary

Urbania Photoshop Actions for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a brilliant new collection of Photoshop Actions to download this week, courtesy of the photography experts at Contrastly. The Urbania collection has been designed to enhance urban and city street photos with increased clarity, saturation and increased grit & grain. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Retro Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to create a great looking retro text effect. It’s made using a mix of layer styles and some clever Photoshop techniques, but the best part is it also makes use of Smart Objects to...Show More Summary

30 Mind Blowing Pieces of Algorithmic Fractal Art

Fractal art is a fascinating genre of digital art that is made using algorithms and scripts. Freeware programs such as Apophysis allow artists to create a series of still images that form extremely detailed patterns with mind-blowing intricacies. Show More Summary

Flower Power Photos & Graphics for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a massive collection of photos and graphics to download this week with the Flower Power bundle from Dealjumbo. The collection contains 4 Photoshop PSD templates with ready made floral type compositions,Show More Summary

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