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Blog Category: Tutorials

How to Create a Custom Lettering Piece from an Existing Font in Minutes

Custom hand lettering has increased in popularity in recent years and is in great demand from clients. Creating the look by hand is a fantastic skill that one has to develop and refine for years. But a similar style can be created with a little bit of creativity and a...Read more

Create a Vintage Press Text Effect in Photoshop

This tutorial will show you how to use Smart Objects, Filters, textures and Clipping Masks in Photoshop to a create a retro letter press style text effect.Read more

3 Easy Ways to Create Vector Silhouettes

Creating vector silhouettes is an easy way to add simple illustrations to your design work. Silhouettes can be achieved in several ways. In this simple tutorial, I’ll show 3 different ways to creating silhouette shapes using Photoshop and Illustrator.Read more

Create a Lightbulb Icon with a Retro Misaligned Print Effect in Illustrator CS6+

This tutorial will teach you how to create a lightbulb icon completely from scratch in Adobe Illustrator, and give it a retro offset/misaligned print effect.Read more

How to Make an Impossible Triangle Shape in Illustrator

The Penrose triangle is an impossible shape that has been popular with artists and designers since 1934 when it was first created by Oscar Reutersvärd. Even today it is still often used in graphic design, but although it appears to be a simple shape it can actually be very tricky...Read more

How to Use A Texture as a Layer Mask in Photoshop

If you've ever wondered how to use a texture as a layer mask in Photoshop instead of always using brushes, then this simple tutorial will show you how to do just that.Read more

Create an Easy Faded Vintage Photo Effect in Photoshop

Vintage photo effects have incredible appeal. You can take a, seemingly ordinary, well exposed photo, and add a touch of faded vintage lighting and suddenly the image is transformed. In this tutorial I'll walk you through my process to achieve a faded vintage look in Photoshop. It's surprisingly easy and...Read more

How to Create a Unique Abstract Line Background in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to create an abstract background using gradients,vector shapes and layer styles to create the illusion of depth. The results can then be customized and made unique to your own personal preference.Read more

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