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URL :http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/
Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Video Tutorial: Retro Style Geometric Lines Artwork

I have a brand new video tutorial for you today based on one of my popular posts from 2011. This time we’re going to play around with Illustrator to create some retro style geometric lines that interweave and loop around each other to...Show More Summary

How To Create Anaglyph 3D Images that Really Work!

I originally planned to write this tutorial on how to create a retro 3D effect that mimicked the offset red/blue images that were seen in old 3D movies, comics and posters. But then I thought, rather than just recreate the effect, why...Show More Summary

InkBuddie Instant Screen Printing PSD Kit for Members

Access All Areas members are in for a real treat this week. Ian Barnard of Vintage Design Co. has kindly donated his complete InkBuddie PSD kit for members to download. This kit not only contains a PSD template, it also contains Photoshop...Show More Summary

22 Best Selling Gorgeous Font Families for 98% Off

I know I have many fellow font lovers in my readership so I can see you all going nuts over the latest fonts bundle from Design Cuts. This is their biggest and most varied collection yet with 22 font families, including artistic hand-drawn...Show More Summary

13 Free High Resolution Grungy Photocopy Textures

Grungy textures are versatile resources that can be used as backgrounds and overlays in your designs to add dirty distressed effects. Broken photocopiers produce some of the best textures around, combining black and white tones with heavy grain which is perfect for retrofying your designs with aged looks. Show More Summary

6 Photorealistic Magazine Mockup PSDs for Members

Freepik is back again to share more exclusive goodies with Access All Areas members. These photorealistic magazine mockups are the perfect resource for previewing your print designs in full photorealistic detail. Just edit the Photoshop Smart Object layer to have your art simulated as a front cover, single page, or double page spread. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop

I’ve been posting written tutorials on this site for many years, with most of them now buried deep in my archives. I’ve also been thinking about extending my site to include video tutorials, so I thought why not incorporate the two and...Show More Summary

How To Create a Seamless Topographic Map Pattern

I’ve posted articles about topographic maps before on my blog, namely my contour map effect Illustrator tutorial and my free pack of topographic map patterns. My first tutorial used Illustrator’s Blend tool to draw a series of concentric lines. Show More Summary

Abbie Script Pro Font for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members are being treated to another premium handmade font as part of their membership this week. Tom Chalky has kindly donated a copy of Abbie Script Pro for every premium member to download. It’s a beautiful handwritten script with lots of stylistic alternative characters for creating elegant and unique typography. Show More Summary

The Most Extensive, Highest Quality Design Bundle Ever

I’ve shared some staggering design bundles from Design Cuts over recent months, but nothing compares to the latest design package on offer. This all new bundle covers the very best resources across every category – from fonts, to vectors,...Show More Summary

How To Create a Realistic Chalk Lettering Effect

Last week I posted a showcase of stunning chalk lettering designs, which gave me the inspiration to create some chalk typography myself. Unfortunately I neither have the talent or a chalkboard to produce authentic hand made chalk typography...Show More Summary

10 High-Res Backgrounds for Access All Areas Members

Daniel Schwarz from Airwalk Design has kindly donated a brand new resource for Access All Areas members to download. This texture pack, named Lucifer’s Cage, contains 10 grungy backgrounds for your designs, each with a vibrant red and blue duotone colour scheme. Show More Summary

30 Inspirational Chalk Lettering Designs & Wall Murals

In this age of digital design I find the old analogue techniques of hand lettering and sign painting extraordinarily impressive. The use of traditional mediums such as chalk require real talent, which is why professional typographers are still being hired to create stunning murals in trendy cafes and restaurants. Show More Summary

Warrior Hand Drawn Typeface for Premium Members

The talented Ian Barnard of Vintage Design Co is back with more donations of awesome resources for Access All Areas members. His Warrior font is a hand drawn typeface inspired by the love of vintage, the outdoors and a time when everything was made by hand. Show More Summary

This Bundle is a Dream Come True for Print Designers!

What are some of the most sought after resources for print lovers? Professional fonts? Print effect kits? Scalable vector graphics? Or maybe super high-res stock photographs? How about a bundle that contains all these these useful design...Show More Summary

24 Free Authentic 1930s Vintage Postcard Textures

I recently inherited a box of my Grandfather’s old possessions, which alongside his WW2 service books and a Great War Memorial Plaque for my great-great-uncle, also contains a number of postcards dated from the mid-1930s. As well asShow More Summary

Snow Effect Overlay Textures for Premium Members

Access All Areas members are being treated to more resources from Design Something this week. These snow overlay effect textures instantly add realistic wintry blizzards to your photos. Five effects are included in the PSD, which can be used individually or combined to produce unique snow effects. Show More Summary

How To Create Ropes & Knots with Illustrator Brushes

I recently received an email from a reader who asked for advice on how to create ropes and knots in Illustrator, which are particularly common with nautical themed designs. A custom Illustrator brush immediately sprung to mind, so IShow More Summary

10 Ink Roller Textures for Access All Areas Members

Dustin from RetroSupply is back with more quality goodies for Access All Areas members. Dustin has already donated some fantastic resources for members to download, including halftone vectors, 1940s mockups, vector textures and the Emergency Retro Kit, but now members are also being treated to the RetroSupply Standard Issue Ink Roller Textures. Show More Summary

21 Beautiful Script & Calligraphy Fonts for 97% Off!

Script and calligraphy fonts are some of the most sought after resources, so this new bundle of 21 beautiful fonts from Design Cuts is a dream come true for typography fans! Fonts of this quality can be pretty expensive at full price. Show More Summary

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