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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

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20 Pro Level Font Families That Will Transform Your Design Work

Is your font library in need of an upgrade? If so, you won’t find a better deal than this bundle of 20 professional level font families that contain 178 individual fonts between them. What’s more, this collection is discounted by 97%...Show More Summary

Free Pixel Sorting Photoshop Action for Creating Glitch Art

Pixel Sorting is a form of glitch art that uses computer processing to resample an image to create interesting artwork. Until now, programming software was required to achieve this effect, but I’ve managed to create a Photoshop Action that realistically mimics the results. Show More Summary

24 Halftone Lines Textures for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members are in for another treat this week with the latest premium design resource contribution from Graphic Monkee. This Halftone Lines pack is a huge collection of 24 textures in PSD, Vector, Bitmap and Photoshop Brush formats to add vintage style halftone overlays and print effects to your designs. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Double Color Exposure Effect

My most popular Photoshop video tutorial on the Spoon Graphics YouTube channel is my guide to creating the trendy Double Exposure effect, where two photographs are blended into one image to create a surreal picture. I’ve since noticed...Show More Summary

Salt & Pepper: A Tasty New Font at Half Price for 24 Hours

I have an extra piece of news for you this week to spread the word about an exclusive new font that has been launched by the talented designer Lisa Glanz. Salt and Pepper is a tasty combination of script and sans-serif typefaces that perfectly complement each other. Show More Summary

Spoon Graphics Turns 9 – The Growth Was Incredible This Year

It’s that time of year when Spoon Graphics gets a little older, with 2016 marking 9 years of tutorial creating, freebie sharing and article writing on what started as a blog that was attached to my portfolio website in 2007. Every April...Show More Summary

Watercolor Graphics & Textures Pack for Premium Members

This week’s premium design resource for Access All Areas members is a massive watercolour pack courtesy of The Hungry JPEG. It contains loads of beautiful hand painted illustrations of animals & creatures, flowers, garden elements and leaves, along with 24 high resolution watercolour backgrounds in a range of colours. Show More Summary

A Huge Time Saving Illustration Kit for Savvy Designers

The two most important types of design resources you need in your toolkit are those that are either too time consuming to create on demand, or those that require a skill that takes years to master. For instance, I’m a complete novice...Show More Summary

25 Free PSD Templates to Mockup Your Sketches & Drawings

Mockup templates of sketchbooks and notepads are useful tools to show off your artwork or design concepts in a much more presentable way than simply uploading a flat scan of your drawings. These free PSD templates allow you to pasteShow More Summary

Resume Website PSD Template for Access All Areas Members

This week, Access All Areas members have the opportunity to download a useful website PSD template from bigpsfan to quickly build themselves a stylish portfolio or resume website. This ready-made template features a clean design that...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Abstract Album Cover Art in Photoshop

The kinds of tutorials I love creating are those that produce a really cool result from quite a simple tool or technique. The artwork I’ll be showing you how to create today fits right into that category. It makes use of Photoshop’sShow More Summary

How To Create a Realistic Pencil Sketch Effect in Photoshop

One of the classic Photoshop tutorial topics is the creation of a pencil drawing effect from a photograph. It’s one of those quick and simple techniques that produces a satisfying result, which makes the tutorial great for beginners....Show More Summary

6 Curved Wood Backdrops for Access All Areas Members

Thom Bouman of Fresh Design Elements is back with another premium design resource donation for Access All Areas members this week. These 6 curved wood backdrops provide an interesting environment for your advertorial designs, website headers, landing pages and more! At 2320x1544px in size they’re versatile for all kinds of print and web use. Show More Summary

This Vector Graphics Toolkit is a Must-Have for Every Designer

Peripheral elements that form a design such as patterns, ornaments and textures can be tedious to produce on the fly and can often drain precious time from the project budget, but having a comprehensive asset library at your disposal can seriously improve your work and productivity. Show More Summary

25 Free Linocut & Woodcut Brushes for Adobe Illustrator

Authentic linocut and woodcut illustrations require a variety of specialist tools, patience and skill, but there’s a way to have fun producing similar artwork styles but with the safety net of the Undo button. My free set of 25 brushes...Show More Summary

Raconteur Lettering Press Smart PSD for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a great new premium resource to download this week courtesy of Gearwright. Raconteur Lettering Press is a smart PSD that transforms your lettering & typography pieces into rusty hammered illustrations. It...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Metal Text Effect in Photoshop

Today’s Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop video tutorial is based on the metal text effect from the title artwork for the movie Fantastic Beasts. It’s a really nice shiny metal, almost chrome like effect with a mix of water droplets, lens...Show More Summary

40 Floral Typography Designs that Combine Flowers & Text

A beautiful design trend that has emerged recently is the combination of flowers and text to produce elegant floral typography layouts. These designs merge botanical photographs or illustrations with bold typography compositions by intertwining the flower stems, petals and leaves around the letters, which results in a great sense of depth. Show More Summary

Illustrator Ink Grain & Speckles Kit for Premium Members

This latest premium resource for Access All Areas members to download is a comprehensive kit for Adobe Illustrator from GuerillaCraft. It’s a unique combination of graphic styles, textures and actions for making beautiful distressed typography, logos or lettering. Show More Summary

20 Professional Grade Font Families with 220 Fonts for Just $29

Have you been struggling to find the perfect typeface for your designs or are you becoming bored of using the same old go-to fonts? A great opportunity to extend your font library has just arisen with the Professional Grade Font Families Bundle from Design Cuts. Show More Summary

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