Our sister site, DesignTNT just came up with another batch of top of the line design resources. This time we’re talking about 7 gorgeous sets such as: coffee stains Ps brushes which will look pretty awesome in your designs, Vector Notebook Pages ideal for blogs or illustrations, 22 top-quality subtle patterns for Photoshop, 9 high-resolution polished metal textures, 20 awesome painted symbols and signs which will give your work a more personal touch, a jaw-dropping Ps action – the Engraver Photoshop Action and 300 hand-drawn doodle icons.
Digital painting is a prominent trend which sparks design inspiration and passion in the hearts of design enthusiasts everywhere, due to its closeness to traditional art. The details and realistic appearance are astonishing and they require certain skills which we will adopt/improve today. I’ve hand-picked 20 of the most popular tutorials on the subject to help you guys begin (or continue) this artistic journey.
Today, I wanted to introduce you guys to Alberto Seveso, a graphic designer and illustrator from Italy. He is known for his unusual technique called “sperm shaping”, which basically represents mixing colorful vector with photos. He has created amazing designs for sonorous names such as Bacardi, ESPN Magazine and Playboy Magazine, has designed the packaging of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended and is internationally appreciated for his unique artistic style.
In the design community, creativity is probably the most sought after quality, having reached an ubiquitous state through the departments of design firms everywhere. So designers strive to show off their skills in the most unique ways, in order to stand out. To help you create your own attention-grabbing resume or just get inspired, I’ve put together an awesome collection of 20 C.V.s of designers and illustrators from all over the world.
I’ve put together for your viewing pleasure today a collection of cool celebrity fan artworks, basically vector illustrations and photo manipulations, to get your design inspiration going on these lazy summer days. Among our subjects are Jack Nicholson, the regretted Heath Ledger, Morgan Freeman, Rihanna, January Jones, Steve Carell, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and many more.
I thought we’d learn something together today and while cruising through the latest infographics, I stumbled upon this cool one about color psychology in logo design. It’s imperative that you master this stuff because colors influence buying habits – they’re responsible for an 80% increase in motivation when it comes to online shopping, advertising and marketing campaigns. That just hits the spot, doesn’t it?
It’s the beginning of the month and that means that Designious released new graphic design resources. The team behind Designious is proud to present you the resources they’ve created in the past couple of weeks.
8-bit art (also known as “pixel art”) is a term used to describe a style associated with 1980s-early 1990s video games. Let’s feast our eyes on 8-bit versions of some famous paintings, awesome fan made movie posters in pixel art, retro (and drunk and zombie-like) superheroes, artworks which combine traditional high resolution and pixel elements, a lot of cool 8-bit vector freebies and last but not least, a video tutorial on how to create pixel art in Illustrator.
Let’s take an in-depth tour through this month’s greatest Photoshop tutorials, so that you guys don’t have to cruise the web endlessly for top quality design resources. We’re going to learn how to draw a portrait in Photoshop, how to turn casual photos into watercolor masterpieces, how to create an awesome dream catcher, a 3D spinning Earth, a landing page design (+ free PSD download), a realistic dragon, X-ray typography, a 3D soda can using actions, a wet plate photo effect, a retro-futuristic space poster and much more.
In this tutorial, we will create seamless textures without using any external resources other than Photoshop’s tools. The techniques are quite simple, you’ll be able to do them even from the first try!