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URL :http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/
Filed Under:Arts / Graphic Design
Posts on Regator:584
Posts / Week:1.5
Archived Since:March 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Create Stunning Designs with this Bundle of Best Selling Backgrounds, Textures & Patterns

The background of a design is the foundation on which everything else is built upon. It can be a subtle texture to give the design a tactile appearance, a cute pattern to set the theme of the design, or it could incorporate stunning artwork to catch the viewer’s attention. Show More Summary

How To Create a Vector Illustration from Start to Finish

If you’re a designer who just loves creating ‘stuff’, Adobe Illustrator should be your favourite tool! Armed with just a few tools and techniques you can use Illustrator’s range of shape tools to construct cool vector illustrations of anything. Show More Summary

TexturePress Ink Stamp Effects for Premium Members

It’s that time of the week again when Access All Areas members get treated to yet another fantastic premium design resource. Today Ian Barnard from Vintage Design Co is back with another donation of his best selling kits. TexturePress...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Tattoo Inspired Vector Illustration

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to create a tattoo inspired vector sparrow illustration in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll make all the linework using Illustrator’s powerful shape tools, then we’ll give it that classic tattoo feelingShow More Summary

30 Stunning Packaging Designs for Liquor Bottles

Back in January in created a showcase of beer bottle label & packaging designs that featured some fantastic artwork for craft beers. Many of those designs aimed for a small scale, low cost look with hand crafted illustrations, which is in complete contrast to the sophisticated theme of liquors. Show More Summary

30 Hand Rolled Ink Brushes for Premium Members

Access All Areas members can now download a brand new resource as part of their membership. Jeremy Child from The Artifex Forge has kindly donated his set of 30 hand rolled ink brushes for Illustrator. They add messy realism to yourShow More Summary

99% Off 15 Versatile Font Families (Saving $1700+)

I know my readers love a good fonts bundle, so I’m excited to share the news about the latest deal from Design Cuts. This collection of 15 professional quality, hugely versatile font families is their lowest price bundle yet at just $15 after the insane 99% discount. Show More Summary

Wireframe Animal Skulls Using Illustrator’s Blend Tool

I love Adobe Illustrator for its power to produce awesome artwork with just basic tools and techniques. In today’s tutorial we’re going to use nothing but Illustrator’s Blend tool to create a wireframe that’s so detailed you would think it was made in a complex 3D programs. Show More Summary

Brown Paper Texture Pack Vol 2 for Premium Members

Last month, Simon Birky Hartmann kindly donated volume 1 of his Ultimate Brown Paper Texture Pack for Access All Areas members to download. From today, members can now enjoy a whole new set of 15 super high resolution texture files of...Show More Summary

Video Tutorial: Double Exposure Effect in Photoshop

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to play around in Photoshop to create a cool Double Exposure effect, which is originally a Photography technique using nothing but cameras to blend two separate images together by exposing the film twice in two completely different photos. Show More Summary

8 Free Stipple Shading Brushes for Adobe Illustrator

I’ve been admiring some beautiful illustrations and examining the techniques the artists use to add details to their work. One popular shading method I’ve noticed is particularly prominent in apparel design and illustrations with a retro...Show More Summary

20 Minimal Logo Templates for Premium Members

There’s more new goodies for Access All Areas members to download this week. Worn Out Media Co. has kindly donated a pack of 20 minimal logo templates with a clean and simplistic Scandinavian style. All these logo designs make use of...Show More Summary

A Mammoth Variety Pack of Design Resources. Just $29

When I heard the news about the Mammoth Creative Design Collection, I knew this latest bundle from Design Cuts was going to be a good! This is their highest quality, most creative bundle yet. It contains 30 best selling design resources...Show More Summary

Realistic 3D Casino Style Bulb Sign Photoshop Tutorial

In today’s tutorial we’re going to play around in Photoshop to create an illuminated bulb sign similar to those used on Las Vegas casinos and Broadway theaters. The sign will be created as a standalone piece of text, using Photoshop’s powerful 3D tools to simulate a hyper realistic setting within a warehouse. Show More Summary

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

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