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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

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18 Tileable Texture Patterns for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a tremendous collection of tileable texture patterns for Adobe Illustrator to download this week, courtesy of Jeremy Child from The Artifex Forge. Every one of these 18 textures has been sourced from unusual...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Tattoo Style Illustration Effect in Photoshop

In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to take a look at some handy illustration techniques that mimic the style of traditional tattoo flash graphics. Solid outlines, bold colours and a stipple shading effect are all key aesthetics of this style. Show More Summary

45 T-Shirt Mockup Templates You Can Download for Free

You’ve just finished a really great t-shirt design and you can’t wait to see what it will look like as a fully printed garment. With these free mockup templates you don’t have to wait for your artwork to be reproduced with ink, instead...Show More Summary

Marquee Light Bulb Letters for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members are being treated to a fantastic premium design resource product this week, courtesy of Dealjumbo. This pack of Marquee Light Bulb Letters contains a set of ultra-realistic vintage style bulb signs, comprising of A-Z characters and 0-9 numbers. Show More Summary

Get This Bundle of Professional Quality Artistic Design Tools for $29 (98% off)

Design bundles like this are the most affordable way to get the best creative tools to use in your projects. As designers we always feel most inspired when working with amazing tools at our fingertips. From gorgeous glitter effects,Show More Summary

How To Create a Geometric Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Abstract geometric patterns are one of my favourite things to create in Adobe Illustrator. There’s an infinite number of results that can be achieved by simply changing up the parameters, shapes or colours used each time. In today’sShow More Summary

Vintage Surfing Graphics Pack for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a brilliant pack of ready-made logo designs, vector elements, textures and poster graphics to download today, courtesy of Evgen Radchenko from JeksonGraphics. Use these elements to create your own designs with a summer/surfing theme, such as t-shirts, stickers, promotional material and more. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Speed Lines Type Effect in Adobe Illustrator

So-called “Speed Lines” seem to have become a popular type effect recently. In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’ll show you how to add these fast movement lines to create a custom type effect using Illustrator’s various shape building tools. Show More Summary

45 Mascot Logo Designs for Sports & eSports Teams

Logo designs for the teams of popular American sports such as Football, Basketball and Hockey all follow a recognisable style that incorporates a mascot illustration with strong type and vibrant colours. Over recent years the emergence of eSports has also resulted in this style being replicated for teams in the gaming industry. Show More Summary

20 Minimal Vintage Logos for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a wonderful collection of vintage logo templates to download this week, courtesy of Roman Paslavskiy. This Minimal Vintage Logos volume contains 20 pre-made designs in a simple retro style with a touch of roughness. Show More Summary

See What’s Inside The Designer’s Vintage Treasure Chest

If you’re a fan of the vintage art style you’ll love digging through the wealth of quality design resources in this vintage themed treasure chest! This is one of the biggest ever vintage collections, bringing you 42 vintage fonts, rare...Show More Summary

I’m on the latest episode of The Honest Designers Show

I recently had the pleasure of joining my friends Tom Ross, Ian Barnard, Lisa Glanz and Dustin Lee as a guest on their great podcast The Honest Designers Show. In this latest episode we chat about my story behind the Spoon Graphics design blog and the power of side projects. Show More Summary

Free Pack of Vintage Style Marquee Bulb Sign Letters

Spoon Graphics Readers may recognise this marquee sign effect from my video tutorial last week. I mentioned in the video that I would be working on a full collection of characters to share with my readers for free. After many hours of...Show More Summary

Fifties Paint Brush Font for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a brilliant new font to download this week, courtesy of Adrian Pelletier. Fifties Paint Brush is a vintage all-caps font with a retro style. Each letter was handwritten using a calligraphy pen and was inspired by old signs and advertising from the 1950s. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Vintage Marquee Bulb Sign in Photoshop

In today’s video tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a vintage style marquee bulb letter sign in Adobe Photoshop. We’ll use Photoshop’s 3D feature to quickly build each letter with realistic depth and shading, then also add realistic surface materials and illuminated bulbs using photographs of real world objects. Show More Summary

Showcase of Complex Typography Mosaic Illustrations Known as “#fauxsaics”

Fauxsaics are a newly emerging illustration style that is inspired by the classic tile mosaics found in hotel foyers, subway stations and public areas of some of the world’s most beautiful cities. Pioneered by the talented artist Nick Misani, these complex typography mosaic illustrations are becoming the next big design trend. Show More Summary

50 Seamless Illustrator Brushes for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a huge collection of seamless brushes for Adobe Illustrator to download this week, courtesy of Tatiana Lapina from Creative Veila. These Romantic Dreams brushes are perfect for designing wedding invitations...Show More Summary

1000s of Incredibly Useful Vector Assets. Get them for 99% off!

A brilliant new deal has just gone live over at Design Cuts, which is full of incredibly useful vector tools. The Inspiring, Creative Vector Collection features a huge variety of tools that provide you with lots of creative avenues for you to explore in your future design work. Show More Summary

10 Free Grainy Vignette Textures with PNG Transparency

Download my new collection of grainy vignettes to add gritty effects to your artwork. These 10 free textures feature heavy speckling that gradually advances from the edges to produce a dirty vignette effect that helps you focus attention on design elements within the centre of the composition. Show More Summary

Shapeshifter Hand Drawn Font for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a great new font to download this week, courtesy of freelance graphic designer Mark Richardson. Shapeshifter is an all-caps, gritty, hand-drawn font with rippled edges and subtle textures. It comes with a complete set of characters and numbers, along with a collection of punctuation glyphs and symbols. Show More Summary

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