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Video Tutorial: How to Create a Retro Superhero Comic Text Effect in Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a retro text effect, inspired by the title art for the Superman comic books.

Photoshop Halftone & Engraved Effects for Premium Members

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Access All Areas members have a new premium download this week! This collection of Photoshop Actions and Smart PSD allows you to easily generate halftone and engraved effects within your design work.

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Photoshop, Affinity, or Procreate? Take Your Pick of These Three Discounted Brush Bundles!

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Brushes are a staple of any design resources library, they are important tools required for drawing, illustrating, and creating interesting effects. These fantastic bundles provide you with endless brush options for shading, lettering and texturing at a discounted price of 97-98%.

Video Tutorial: How to Create a Modern Gradient Logo Design in Adobe Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a colourful gradient logo icon.

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Design Thinking Strategies for Facilitating Growth and Performance

Speaker: Carrie Cousins, Founder and Freelancer Writer & Designer at Carrie Cousins LLC

Design thinking is at the root of creative success. Seriously! But do you know how to shift your mindset and creative process – as well as that of your team – to create and ideate in ways that are truly innovative? The most inspired and innovative teams and individual designers need to be a part of a culture that enables forward-thinking, acceleration, and efficiency. It’s a combination of creative, analytical, and collaborative approaches that produce results.

How to Create a Vintage Logo T-Shirt Design in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you how to easily create cool looking vintage logo designs by combining antique illustrations with some visually interesting text styles and layouts.

How to Create Detailed Graphic Patterns in Photoshop

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Patterns come in all kinds of styles, from simple repetitive shapes to complex graphical arrays. In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to share some tips for creating detailed pattern effects that are made with full-colour illustrations.

Unlock The Vintage Design Style with This Collection of Creative Tools. Just $29

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If you’re a fan of the vintage art style you’ll love digging through the wealth of quality design resources in this vintage-themed treasure chest!

Download My Free Subtle Grain Photoshop Brushes and Patterns

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I have a new collection of textures for you to download today! It’s easy to get carried away with texturing, but sometimes just a subtle addition of grain is all that is required to give a clean digital design a tactile appearance.

How to Create a Colorful Retro-Style ‘Rainbow’ Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

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Follow along with today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a colourful text effect, which comprises of a stack of text elements that transition through the colour spectrum to produce a rainbow effect.

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40 Inspiring Lettering Quote Designs with Quirky Messages

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It can be really frustrating for designers and illustrators when you feel like creating something , but you can’t think of anything to make. The popular quote: “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.”

Now More Than Ever: Why Communication is Essential For Your Business

Speaker: Danielle Hughes, Chief Personality Officer, More Than Words Marketing

In this presentation, you'll hear from Danielle Hughes, a copywriting and branding expert, on how you can use your personality to connect with your clients and stand out from the clutter. On how being vulnerable and real will create stronger connections and affinity, and how knowing your brand and your audience makes messaging easier for you and more relatable for them.

Video: Retro Badge Logo Design Illustrator Tutorial

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial I’m going to show you how to create an outdoors themed badge design, featuring a simple mountains graphic and colourful sunset effect using a retro colour scheme.

The Biggest Brush Sets Made Specifically for Affinity Designer

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I receive requests for design resources for the Affinity creative software more and more frequently from Spoon Graphics subscribers.

Video Tutorial: Melting Liquid RGB Text Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a melting liquid RGB text effect with somewhat of a retro 80s aesthetic with its vibrant colours and grainy texturing.

Video Tutorial: How to Create a Vintage Pin-Up Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a WW2 aircraft ‘nose art’ inspired image, featuring the classic ‘girl-riding-a-bomb’ style pin-up.

Matte Photo Effect Photoshop Actions for Premium Members

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Access All Areas members have a great collection of Photoshop Actions to download this week, courtesy of Shapeshift. Instantly give your photographs the popular ‘matte’ look with this collection of ready-made Actions for Adobe Photoshop.

Recession Proof Your Business

Speaker: Ean

Facts fight fear. This presentation will outline specific actions you can take to protect your cash manage debt to increase your chances of success in an economic downturn. Suitable for all size businesses (side hustle to C-Corp) with any bookkeeping system.

Get All These Creative Resources & Toolkits for Just $29 (99% off!)

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Every product in this all-new design resources bundle is completely different from the next, making it an extremely versatile collection of tools that will prepare you for any future project.

Video: How To Create Detailed Graphic Patterns in Photoshop

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Recently I have been checking out the kinds of graphics that are associated with hydrodipping, the popular image transfer technique that is used for applying patterns to all kinds of objects, from vehicle parts to sneakers.

How to Create an Ornate Vintage Logo Design in Illustrator

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Ever since I created the showcase of Unique Packaging and Label Designs for Whisky Bottles I have been wanting to have a go at creating some kind of liquor bottle label design of my own.

Video Tutorial: How to Create a Neon Light Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a vibrant visual effect by adding neon lights to a photo. This popular art style often incorporates simple shapes or text for the neon lights, which are illuminated in bright colours.

Practical Financial Advice for Creatives in Crisis

Speaker: Jason Blumer, CPA

This webinar provides practical and honest financial advice for those running creative businesses in crisis. The economic disruption brought about by the spread of the coronavirus has caught us all by surprise. Come learn how you need to act now in areas of cash, finances, tax, and the financial side of your business. There will be a time for Q&A as well

Download My Free Collection of Organic Turing Patterns

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Add detailed organic patterns to your design work with this free collection of seamlessly repeating vector pattern graphics.

Video Tutorial: How To Create Seamless Turing Patterns

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In today’s video tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a series of detailed, organic patterns, which have become generally known as ‘Turing Patterns’ Based on the research into reaction-diffusion patterns in nature by mathematician Alan Turing, these graphics are made up of intricate stripes, spots, and spirals.

Digital Art and Renaissance Statues: An Unlikely Combination That Actually Works!

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When it comes to abstract art, anything goes! However, there is one particular combination of styles that has become surprisingly popular.

Resize vs Resample: How To Properly Change Image Size and Resolution in Photoshop

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Resizing an image sounds like one of the simplest things you could do in Photoshop, but there are actually some common mistakes you should avoid. If you’re a professional designer or photographer, it becomes complicated when you need to factor in print size and resolution.

Web Design for All: Accessibility, Inclusivity and Beyond

Speaker: Eden Spivak, Design Expert and Editor at Wix & Nir Horesh, Accessibility Lead and Senior Product Manager at Wix

When we design products or websites for people like ourselves, there are many others who are, as a result, left out. In this webinar, we’ll delve into why accessibility matters. Yet however well-intended, website accessibility is too often seen as a checklist to be marked off at the end of the design process. Our goal is to shift the discussion around accessible design from accommodating the needs of a small minority group to creating better, more inclusive interfaces for us all - no matter our identity, background, knowledge, or ability.

Video Tutorial: Vivid Neon Chrome Text Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a vivid 80s style neon chrome text effect.

How to Easily Create Retro Landscapes with an 80s Aesthetic

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Sci-fi landscape scenes featuring Tron-style grids, mountain scenes, and a vibrant sunrise is a popular aesthetic that is associated with art and design from the 80s.

Free Photoshop Action to Turn Anything into Gold in Photoshop

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Turn anything into gold with the help of my free Action for Adobe Photoshop! With the click of a button, this Action will play a series of adjustments that give an image a shiny appearance with yellowy hues that mimic solid gold.

How to Create 3D Text Effects in Photoshop with the “Transform Again” Technique

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The “Transform Again” command in Photoshop that repeats the previous adjustment with every press of the shortcut has many uses, but one of my favourites is to create faux 3D text effects.

What in the World is a Force Majeure?

Speaker: Michele Berdinis

This session will answer business law questions that people are asking most during the pandemic.

Video: How to Create a Retro Style Badge Design in Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a retro badge style logo design featuring a simplified vector skull illustration and text elements that follow the circular outline of the badge container.

Spoon Graphics Greatest Hits: My Most Popular Posts of 2020

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To finish off every year I enjoy taking a moment to look back at my content from the past 12 months to compare how all my articles, tutorials, freebies and videos performed in terms of view counts. This is my greatest hits collection for 2020, broken down into individual roundups for each category.

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Vintage Logo T-Shirt Design

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In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how you can easily create cool looking vintage logo designs by combining antique illustrations with some visually interesting text styles and layouts.

Video Tutorial: Stipple Shading Tattoo Illustration in Photoshop

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Follow along with today’s Photoshop video tutorial to create a bold and vibrant illustration of a snake. We’ll start with a loose, initial sketch, then I’ll show you some helpful brush settings for accurately outlining your illustration.

Download My New Set of 10 Dirty Surface Textures for Free

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I love adding dirty textures to my designs to eliminate the clean digital appearance of computer-generated artwork.

Showcase of Creepy Illustrations Featuring Skulls and Skeletons

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With Halloween coming up this week, I figured it would be an ideal time to produce another morbid inspiration showcase featuring skulls!

7 Free Dark Wood Texture Photoshop Mockup Templates

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Apply detailed wood grain effects to your lettering, logos, and graphics with the help of my free Dark Wood Texture Mockups. These Photoshop files contain Smart Object layers you can paste your artwork into, which will then be automatically processed to apply the wood grain texturing.

Pantone Colour Swatch Mockups for Premium Members

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Access All Areas members have a really unique collection of Photoshop mockup templates to download this week, courtesy of New Tropical Design Studio. These Pantone Colour Swatch Mockups help you quickly and easily create trendy photographs, style guides, and cool social media content.

Video Tutorial: Torn Paper Collage Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a series of surreal ripped paper collaging effects that give the appearance of an image being ripped away to reveal a different image underneath.

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Vintage Movie Title Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

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In today’s video tutorial I’ll show you how to create a vintage movie title text effect with the help of Photoshop’s 3D tools. This style of classic film titles is reminiscent of old black and white movies from the 20s, 30s and 40s.