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URL :http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/
Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
Posts on Regator:576
Posts / Week:1.5
Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

5 Quality Vector Textures for Access All Areas Members

I have a brand new premium design resource for Access All Areas members today courtesy of Rob Brink, the talented Designer and Screen Printer from Brink Design Co. Rob has kindly donated Texture Pack Vol.5 from his Brink Design Co. Store. Show More Summary

My Line25.com Web Design Blog is For Sale on Flippa

Are you a Web Designer who would you like to earn over $1,500 per month in passive income while boosting your freelance career? You might be interested in becoming the new owner of my Line25.com web design blog, which is currently up for auction on Flippa. Show More Summary

30 Vintage Designs for Custom Car & Motorcycle Brands

As a gearhead myself I love the design style that is based on vintage custom car & motorcycle garages. Imagine the ingredients of 1950s americana, the greaser subculture and old motor racing brands combined to produce cool logos, apparel designs and posters. Show More Summary

Northern Passage Font for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members can now download a vintage style handmade font as part of their membership, courtesy of Adrian Pelletier. Northern Passage is inspired by camping and hiking in the great outdoors with its weathered appearance, as you might see on an old cabin sign. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Tessellating Geometric Pattern Design

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to create a colourful abstract design made using a tessellating geometric pattern. We’ll use Illustrator’s powerful shape tools to construct the pattern, then we’ll switch over to Photoshop for additional texturing and special effects. Show More Summary

How To Create a Vintage Text Effect in Illustrator

We’re going to take inspiration from 19th century typography for today’s vintage text effect tutorial. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to add detailed decorations to a basic word to transform it into a beautiful piece of engraved typography. Show More Summary

Vector Infographic Tools for Access All Areas Members

Mats Forss from the Infographic Template Shop has been a long time supplier of useful vector infographic tools for Access All Areas members, with four previous packs containing 100s of individual elements. This latest set contains lots...Show More Summary

Deal Extended: 99% Off 22 Professional & Artistic Fonts

A couple of weeks ago I spread the word about a massive 99% discount off a bunch of professional and artistic fonts. That offer was due to expire a couple of days ago, but due to popular demand it has been extended to the end of the week (Friday, May 1st). Show More Summary

10 Free Detailed Vector Halftone Texture Backgrounds

Halftone textures are fantastic resources for creating retro print effects by simply overlaying the dot patterns over your solid colour artwork. I shared a pack of distressed halftone patterns last year, which featured a range of uniform halftone screens of various densities. Show More Summary

Blog.SpoonGraphics Turns 8 – Onwards and Upwards

I almost forgot all about my annual tradition to write a birthday/anniversary post every April when my little blog gets another year older. 2015 marks 8 years of Spoon Graphics, so let’s take a look at how things have changed over the past 12 months. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Matte Split Toning Effect in Photoshop

I have a photography themed Photoshop tutorial for you today, showing how to create a washed out matte photo effect that mimics the analog photography techniques of split toning. With just a few steps we can transform a photo into a moody image with unusual tones. Show More Summary

How To Create a Great Gatsby Style Art Deco Pattern

Art Deco is an iconic design style from the 1920s that was recently given a new lease of life thanks to the movie The Great Gatsby. Geometric, angular shapes and symmetry are some of the key features of the art deco style, which produce some beautiful graphic designs when used as backgrounds, frames and patterns. Show More Summary

Brown Paper Texture Pack Vol 1 for Premium Members

This week Access All Areas members are being given a brand new resource from Simon Birky Hartmann’s The Shop. This Ultimate Brown Texture Pack is the first of three volumes that will be donated to members over the upcoming months. Each...Show More Summary

99% Off 22 Professional Fonts. That’s a Saving of $2500!

I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything for sale at 99% off before, but Design Cuts have just released a new font bundle with this massive discount. For a limited time you can get your hands on 22 professional font families worth $2622 for just $29, giving you an unbelievable saving of over $2500! The […] The post 99% Off 22 Professional Fonts. Show More Summary

20 Free Logo Mockup PSDs to Present your Designs

Logo mockup templates are clever PSD files that allow you to easily place your logo onto various surfaces to create realistic simulations of how your design would look as a real life print. These logo mockups are especially useful for presenting your designs to clients, or showing off your work in your portfolio. Show More Summary

90 Photoshop Texture Brushes for Premium Members

I have a brand new resource for my Access All Areas members this week, courtesy of Sivioco. Brush Lab is a collection of over 90 Brushes and 5 Actions, but these aren’t your average Photoshop brushes! The problem with a typical texture brush is it doesn’t really behave much like a brush at all. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Retro Style Badge Logo in Illustrator

Follow my latest Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to create a retro style circular emblem, which are really popular as trendy logos or badges. We’ll build up the design with vector shapes, then apply some texturing using my free Dust & Scratches textures to give it an aged and distressed appearance. Show More Summary

8 Free Glitter Effect Patterns & Styles for Photoshop

My home office is a complete mess with fairy sprinkles everywhere after creating my latest free design resource. This pack of 8 glitter patterns will help you glam up your designs and achieve realistic glittery effects in your artwork. Show More Summary

40 Light Leak Photoshop Actions for Premium Members

The latest resource for Access All Areas members to download is not one, but two premium Photoshop Action packs from FilterGrade. The popular Light Leaks Series I and Light Leaks Series II packs have been donated for my members, making...Show More Summary

Superb Resources for Creating Popular Artistic Effects

There’s a range of effects designers often need to produce in their artwork. Watercolour effects, sketched effects, printed effects and illustrated effects are examples of popular styles that can take considerable amounts of time (and skill) to create manually using traditional tools. Show More Summary

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