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How to Apply Cyberpunk Style Color Grading & Neon Effects to Your Photos

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The cyberpunk aesthetic is commonly associated with densely populated, futuristic cities illuminated by bright neon signs and advertisements.

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Video: How To Create a Floral Typography Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create the popular floral typography effect, where type is combined with images of flowers to create pretty artwork.

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Video Tutorial: How To Create a Vintage Toy Packaging Design

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I stumbled across some packaging designs for old cap gun toys recently, which gave me the inspiration to reproduce the style myself. Follow along with today’s tutorial to create a vintage toy packaging design using both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Showcase of Wild West Themed Designs & Illustrations

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The Wild West is a popular genre for movies, TV shows, games, and even comics, which means it is also a theme that commonly inspires artists to base their creations on, providing us with plenty of artwork we can admire to fuel our inspiration.

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Video Tutorial: How to Add Retro Print Effects in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you a series of filters and adjustments you can apply to your artwork to give it an old, aged print effect.

The Knockout Method is my New Favourite Photoshop Technique

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No matter how long you have been a Photoshop user, there are always new tips and tricks to learn! I recently came across a new technique that has transformed the way I work.

50 Best Procreate Brushes for Half Price. Buy 5+ and Save a Further 50% Off!

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Procreate Live has kicked off today with 50 of the best Procreate products on offer with a huge 50% discount. This is your chance to own the best Procreate brushes, drawing kits, background textures and much more.

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Video Tutorial: How to Create a Glitch Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Adobe Photoshop tutorial we’re going to have some fun creating a trendy glitch effect, that we’ll apply to a photo some accompanying text. The effect combines digital distortions such as screen tearing, RGB splitting and scanlines to simulate the visual errors associated with digital video footage. Much like how analogue effects help to give your artwork a retro look, this glitch effect helps to achieve a modern or futuristic high-tech vibe.

Video Tutorial: Retro Text Effect with Concentric Stripes

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a retro text effect with colourful concentric stripes.

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Spoon Graphics Greatest Hits: My Most Popular Posts of 2019

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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.

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Video Tutorial: Easily Create Fake Window Reflections in Photoshop

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For today’s video tutorial I have a really quick and easy Photoshop process to add realistic glass reflections to an image, to make it appear as if a portrait photograph has been taken through a window.

40 Punchy Designs and Illustrations with a Boxing Theme

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I have made inspiration showcases for all kinds of design subjects, but one theme I least expected to provide such a variety of artistic styles was the sport of Boxing!

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Video Tutorial: How To Create a Grime Art Portrait in Photoshop

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to have some fun creating a surreal art style known as Grime Art, which is a weird trend where portrait photos are doodled upon with drooping, cartoonish drips of slimy flesh in vibrant colours to produce weird and wonderful zombie-like images with a gross, but somehow cool effect. I’ll show you a handy technique within Photoshop that allows you to easily illustrate and colour your artwork with the help of a pen tablet. ? Grime Art Inspiration – [link]. ? Man Wearing Blue Pullover – [link]. Check out Envato Elements for Unlimited Downloads of 800,000+ Stock & Design Assets – [link]. Subscribe to the Spoon Graphics YouTube Channel. Access This Download. The post Video Tutorial: How To Create a Grime Art Portrait in Photoshop appeared first on Spoon Graphics. Videos grime art grime art photoshop grime art photoshop tutorial grime art tutorial photoshop photoshop tutorial video video tutorial

Video: Realistic Shallow Depth of Field Effect Using Depth Maps

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In today’s Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you a useful technique for adding a realistic shallow depth of field effect to your photos. We’ll use a Depth Map to indicate which areas need to be blurred and by how much.

Video Tutorial: Photoshop Floating Glass Sphere Effect

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In today’s Photoshop tutorial I show you a few simple steps to create a surreal glass sphere floating within a photograph. This cool effect is perfect for creating interesting album covers, or just to transform your landscape photos into abstract art pieces.

Download My FREE ‘Bad Print Effects’ Photoshop Action

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The finishing touch to any retro or vintage themed design is to apply a series of adjustments that replicate the aesthetics of the low-cost printing methods that were used for old magazine, comic and matchbook prints.

Video Tutorial: Distressed Halftone & Engraved Photo Effect

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In today’s Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you a combination of filters that produce distressed halftone effects, which gives an image a high-contrast, newsprint-style appearance.

How to Create Repeating Patterns in Adobe Photoshop

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It can be difficult to get your head around how seamlessly repeating patterns work. Any objects that ‘fall off’ one side must reappear on the opposite side of the pattern tile, much like the retro arcade game Asteroids.

Video Tutorial: How To Create a Retro Cereal Box Design with a Mascot Character

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In today’s video tutorial, I’m going to take you through the process of creating a mascot character to go within a retro cereal box design, using a mixture of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Video: How To Create a Vector eSports Logo Design in Illustrator

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In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a bold eSports style logo with a mascot graphic, from the initial sketch right through to the final vector logo art.

The Best Brushes for Affinity Designer (Free & Premium Packs)

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Affinity Designer is fast becoming a popular alternative to Photoshop. After receiving several messages asking whether I will be providing Affinity compatible tutorials and resources, I have been meaning to pick up a copy myself.

40 Amazing Designs with Detailed Engraving Style Effects

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Traditionally, engraved designs are carved into metal or wooden surfaces with sharp tools, but the visual style of engraving is also replicated in design and illustrative work.

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10 Valentine’s Day Designs for Access All Areas Members

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Access All Areas members have a collection of beautiful Valentine’s Day themed designs to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. These 10 illustrated designs feature a range of cute graphics, each drawn in a colourful, textured style.

Graphite & Charcoal Procreate Brush Set for Premium Members

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Access All Areas members have a great set of Procreate brushes to download this week, courtesy of Riveros Illustration. This Graphite and Charcoal brush set contains 25 brushes made specifically for drawing realistic portraits.

30 Minimal Frame Mockups for Access All Areas Members

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Access All Areas members have a useful collection of picture frame mockups to download this week, courtesy of Frisk Web Studio.

Video: How To Create Custom Camouflage Patterns in Photoshop

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In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you some clever techniques for creating military style camo patterns, using nothing but Photoshop filters. The result is completely randomised, which is perfect for producing abstract shapes and disruptive patterns.

Three Ways to Create the Photocopy Glitch Distorted Type Effect

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The warped and distorted text effect is a classic technique artists would use when creating collages, posters and flyers with photocopiers in the analog days.

Save 99% off This Treasure Trove of Design Resources

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The Creative’s Complete Treasure Trove is a brand new bundle of best-selling design resources currently discounted by 99%, which reduces the regular price of $2717 down to just $29 for a limited time only.

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All the Vintage Design Resources You Could Wish for in One Bundle

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Of all the different design styles, the vintage look is the most difficult to pull off, unless you have the right materials. Authenticity is the key when it comes to creating realistic vintage artwork, otherwise you end up with a fake-looking digital knock-off.

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Pay Just $29 for The Type Designer’s Sophisticated Font Kit

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How do you fancy getting your hands on a hand-picked selection of professional fonts to take your branding, print and digital projects to the next level?

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Learn Some New Skills for 2020 with 40% off Skillshare Premium

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The start of a new year is the ideal time to set new goals, improve yourself and become more prosperous! With 40% off Skillshare membership throughout January, and 2 months FREE, this is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills or expand your existing talents with 1000s of online classes.

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Moderno Sans Font for Access All Areas Members

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Access All Areas members have a powerful new premium font to download this week, courtesy of The Free Design Club. Moderno Sans is a bold, chunky italic that oozes strength and fierceness.

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99% off! – Pay just $29 for The Designer’s Typography Selection

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I know my readers love a good fonts bundle, so I’m excited to share the news about the latest deal from Design Cuts. For a limited time you can get your hands on 16 professional font families for just $29, giving you an unbelievable 99% saving of over $2800!

Easily Create Vintage Logos With This All-In-One Toolkit

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If you love the vintage design style you need to get your hands on this brilliant toolkit of fonts, textures, logo templates and graphics from Heritage Type Co.

Nail the Vintage Look with This Massive Library of Resources

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It is difficult to create convincing vintage-style artwork without the right materials, but tools and resources that are made from real antiques are quite rare!

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Blue Rusted Metal Textures for Access All Areas Members

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Access All Areas members have a huge collection of textures to download this week courtesy of Simon from The Shop. This pack of Blue Rusted Metal Textures are sourced from a dumpster on a demolition site and edited for lens distortion, lighting, orientation, and color correction.

Free Ink Stamp Texturizer Smart PSD for Adobe Photoshop

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Easily add ink stamp texture effects to your logos, lettering and illustrations with the help of my new FREE Ink Stamp Texturizer. This Smart PSD for Adobe Photoshop automatically applies all the adjustments and effects.

Get This Essential Mockup Toolbox for Just $29 with 99% Off!

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Mockups are a fantastic way to improve the appearance of your design work, and make it look more polished and professional.

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This New Collection of Creative Tools is a Great Deal at Just $29

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Get your hands on this incredible collection of best-selling creative products, equipping you for any project! Inside you’ll discover a range of fonts, graphics, effects packs, brush sets and more.

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Drifter Font & Buildable Logo Kit for Premium Members

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Access All Areas members have a brilliant font and complementary logo templates kit to download this week, courtesy of The Forge Type Co.

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Video: How to Create a Rustic Wooden Sign Effect in Photoshop

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In today’s Adobe Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you a useful technique for applying a design to a textured background, such as wood.

VHS Effect Photoshop Template for Access All Areas Members

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Access All Areas members have a useful effect to download this week, courtesy of Creative Supplies Co. This Photoshop template instantly adds distorted VHS effects to your images, to give them the appearance of an analog video tape from the 80s & early 90s.

10 Vintage Travel Posters for Access All Areas Members

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Access All Areas members have a collection of beautifully illustrated travel poster designs to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. These 10 vintage travel posters feature a range of scenic illustrations of tourist destinations around the world, each drawn in a colourful, flat vector style.