.psd source files are truly amazing and unique resources – not only do they showcase the talents of the artist, but they also offer the opportunity to dig deeper and discover how they were created. They give you the chance to learn, unlike tutorials which are step-by-step, with a .psd file you roll your sleeves and you get your hands dirty delving into its inner workings.
The Grass Textured Social Icon Set has been created by Richie Thimmaiah, from RichWorks exclusively for Speckyboy Design Magazine readers and are free to use for both your personal and commercial projects but may not be modified, sold or redistributed.
In this Go Green! Web Icon Set, you will find 108 different icons you can use for your website, blog or your application. The set comes with eCommerce icons, social media, computer accessories, multimedia and a hell of a lot more! These icons are available in 64 x 64 px and in transparent .png formats for which you can easily change the hues to match your needs.
The demand for high quality Photoshop brushes are huge, every designer needs them. The problem may be that there are far too many of them, resulting in it is nearly impossible to find that particular…
This is something new for us today – a Photoshop tutorial. It is area in which I have hoped to explore for a very long time. With this, the plan is to have a weekly section dedicated to publishing a fresh and original tutorial, not only for Photoshop, but also for Illustrator and Fireworks.
On Monday past we published the post 49 Most Creative Photoshop Tutorials of 2009, a collection of the best artistic tutorials for Photoshop from this year. As a follow up to that post, today we have The Best 40 Photoshop Text Effects from 2009, a collection of diverse and unique effects and type treatments that will add a little extra to your next design.
What a year it has been for Photoshop… so many new techniques, so many fresh ideas and so many new and creative web sites offering free tutorials. In this post we have collected the best of them, focusing on photo manipulation, design and drawing, poster design, caricature design and finally, illustration within Photoshop. We have purposely omitted icon design, text effects and GUI tutorials, these will be following in the coming weeks, keep an eye out for them.
Wireframing is one of the best parts of starting a new web design project. You have a blank canvas and you are allowed to let your creativity rein free. Your design may eventually be spoiled by the clients added input… but for that short time …
Although posters as a concept have been used for many centuries, in traditional art years, poster design is a relatively new. It has only been in the last 100 years that poster design has been elevated and recognized as an art-form, and has gained the kind of popularity that no other design category can rival.
Horror art can be defined as being “the intrusion of a disturbing supernatural element into everyday human experience” (via Wikipedia). Chilling description isn’t it? Or, if you prefer, it could be described as being blood, guts and gore.
Horror can be [mostly] a very disturbing art, it can also be very memorable and creative. It is the latter two elements that we have captured for todays post.