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Archived Since:March 30, 2008

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A Colossal Treasure Chest of Creative Tools for 99% Off!

Some graphic design styles just simply can’t be created without specialist tools or resources. Effects like watercolour or oil paintings need to be created from physical paints to achieve the desired realism, but buying a load of art...Show More Summary

Showcase of Thrilling Game of Thrones Inspired Fan Art

Artists, designers and illustrators love to produce fan art for their favourite movies and TV shows. As one of the biggest elements of modern pop culture, Game of Thrones has been the inspiration for many pieces of tribute art and personal works, with creatives making various kinds of digital paintings, illustrations and designs. Show More Summary

30 Split Toning Lightroom Presets for Premium Members

There’s more great photography resources available to Access All Areas members this week thanks to another brilliant contribution from This collection of premium Presets for Adobe Lightroom will give your photos the popular split toned look with just a single click. Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Retro Triangle Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial we’re going to use Illustrator’s powerful vector tools to make a retro style triangle pattern, which seamlessly repeats a series of randomly coloured shapes to cover an infinite area. Being...Show More Summary

20 Free Spray Paint Photoshop Brushes with Splatters & Drips

Of all the free design resources I’ve shared over the years, the ones I’ve used time and time again in my own artwork are my old spray paint Photoshop brushes from 2008. They have been really useful for erasing away portions of my designs with the grainy speckles to achieve the aged and distressed look. Show More Summary

Integral Pro WordPress Theme for Premium Members

Alongside the huge collection of design resources available, Access All Areas members now also have a premium WordPress theme to download as part of their membership thanks to the kind people at Themely. Integral Pro is a one-page parallax theme for freelancers, creatives and startups. Show More Summary

Give Your Career a Boost with These Essential Design Tools for Graphic Designers

If you’re looking to start the exciting journey of freelancing, or you’re a serious designer looking to land more clients and up their game, this is your chance to equip yourself with a range of essential tools to boost your career for just $29, which is a massive 99% off the regular price. Show More Summary

How To Create a Grungy Star Wars Propaganda Poster in Photoshop

I’ve been wanting to have some fun with the low-fi poster style that’s usually associated with punk rock gigs and revolution propaganda, but I couldn’t decide what to base my fictional design on. Then I saw the trailer for the new Rogue...Show More Summary

40 High Quality Scratched Textures for Premium Members

There’s a great premium design resource from a new contributor for Access All Areas members to download this week. Gabor Monori has kindly donated one of his most popular products, named Scratched Textures Vol 1. The pack contains 40...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: How to Create an Animated Cinemagraph Image

Today’s video tutorial is all about Cinemagraphs, which are cool animated GIFs where the motion is restricted to a specific area of the image. You can make Cinemagraphs from any video footage as long as there’s a combination of stationary objects and looping elements. Show More Summary

40 Sinister Pieces of Art & Design Work Featuring Snakes

Why do snakes appear in so much artwork? Maybe it’s their history as a mythological symbol, or their popularity within heavy metal and tattoo cultures, but somehow they manage to slither their way into all kinds of graphics. In today’s...Show More Summary

15 Editable Logo & Badge Templates for Premium Members

This week, Access All Areas members have a brand new premium design resource to download courtesy of BMachina. This collection of 15 insignias has been made to help designers save time in their projects, by providing a range of editable...Show More Summary

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

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