AGI Open MX 2018 – Nice Fucking Graphics!

AGI Open MX 2018 – Nice Fucking Graphics!

El 28 y 29 de septiembre de este año, se llevará a cabo por primera vez en México el congreso internacional de diseño de la Alliance Graphique Internationale llamado AGI Open, un congreso que reúne a los diseñadores gráficos más importantes del mundo y donde a partir de conferencias, talleres y algunas otras actividades promueven el debate ..

How to Create Repeating Patterns in Adobe Photoshop

How to Create Repeating Patterns in Adobe Photoshop

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. This allows the pattern to continue over an infinite area, by enlarging the pattern area as the ..

The Most Popular Design Bundles Are Being Re-Run. Grab as Many as You Can!

The Most Popular Design Bundles Are Being Re-Run. Grab as Many as You Can!

My friends at Design Cuts are celebrating their 6th birthday this week. Alongside an exciting online conference, competitions, freebies and fun, they are re-running their most popular design bundles of all time. Some of these offers expired years ago, but you currently have a second chance opportunity to pick up some exceptional design resource products ..

Let’s Paint! Color Brush Strokes Pack for Premium Members

Let’s Paint! Color Brush Strokes Pack for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a colourful collection of graphics to download this week, courtesy of Fox & Bear. The Let’s Paint! pack contains 101 acrylic paint brush stroke images that can be used to add vibrant artistic effects to your designs. Each paint stroke PNG file has either been photographed or scanned at high-resolution, ..

How To Create a Vector eSports Logo Design in Illustrator

How To Create a Vector eSports Logo Design in Illustrator

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. eSports logos are a continuation of the style of American football, baseball and hockey team branding that incorporate mascot ..

Three Ways to Create the Photocopy Glitch Distorted Type Effect

Three Ways to Create the Photocopy Glitch Distorted Type Effect

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. The effect is still used today to create abstract art, but we can now also use digital creative software to reproduce the distorted appearance with text, logos and other graphics. ..

10 Abstract Spots Seamless Patterns for Premium Members

10 Abstract Spots Seamless Patterns for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a collection of colourful block print patterns to download this week, courtesy of EGrayPrints. These Abstract Spots patterns began as hand-drawn ink-pen doodles and have been converted into seamless block print pattern with 10 colour options. This collection could be perfect for printing, textiles, or any fun digital projects! EGrayPrints ..

How To Create a Grime Art Portrait in Photoshop

How To Create a Grime Art Portrait in Photoshop

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 ..

40 Amazing Designs with Detailed Engraving Style Effects

40 Amazing Designs with Detailed Engraving Style Effects

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. Ornate floral elements, detailed patterns, and intricate linework are common features that make engravings such a fascinating art style. In today’s inspiration showcase I present 40 amazing designs ..