Sidewalk Pavement: Texture Pack

Sidewalk Pavement: Texture Pack

This free texture pack consists of 7 high-resolution texture photos of rough sidewalk pavement, taken using a DSLR camera. Each texture has the dimensions of 1944x2896px, so they’re very large. Use them as background textures or apply them to your design projects to add a grainy, gritty feel. Enjoy!

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Design a Simple Textured Typographic Poster in Photoshop

Design a Simple Textured Typographic Poster in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I will demonstrate how to design a simple, textured and clean typographic poster. Following the steps in this tutorial, you will find techniques for creating a beautiful textured background and working with type in Photoshop.

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Font Collection: 10 Free Rounded Sans Serif Fonts

Font Collection: 10 Free Rounded Sans Serif Fonts

The free sans serif fonts showcased in this collection feature plenty of rounded terminals and edges. The fonts’ roundness give them a softer and friendlier look. The roundness of these fonts also make them thicker and bolder in appearance. Try them out for your next design or digital art project!

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Make a Vintage Planetary Landscape Poster in Photoshop

Make a Vintage Planetary Landscape Poster in Photoshop

When working with an outer space theme, the possibilities are endless — there are plenty of elements you can incorporate and photo manipulate into your composition. With the popularity and abundance of science fiction movies and books, there’s no shortage of inspiration either. In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to take some different space elements, as well as some earthly landscape elements, and put them all together to create a faded, vintage-like poster.

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Rock / Stone: Stock Photo Pack

Rock / Stone: Stock Photo Pack

As always, we try to give our readers the best content we can, and today’s freebie pack is no different. This stock photo pack features rough, natural stones and rocks that can be used as stock photos, design elements, and as textures in your commercial and personal design and digital art projects. As usual, we’re providing this to you free of charge; all we ask is that you don’t redistribute the files without our permission. Other than that, rock on!

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30 Beautifully Blue Web Designs for Inspiration

30 Beautifully Blue Web Designs for Inspiration

Blue is a popular color in web designs. Its symbol and meaning ranges from optimism and new opportunities to strength, vigor and trustworthiness. Blue is also said to have a soothing and refreshing quality when seen by people. In this collection, you’ll see exquisite web designs that use blue, in various hues, as a major color.

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30 Beautiful Photo-centric Web Designs for Inspiration

30 Beautiful Photo-centric Web Designs for Inspiration

There’s something about photographs that manages to attract the attention of web users. Indeed, photos can be excellent design elements in a web design. Watch the file sizes of your web pages though; you have to strike a balance between aesthetics and page response times. From images of scenic landscapes to photos of people, the sites in this collection demonstrate the inspiring and visually tantalizing use of photos as chief elements in a web design.

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Modern Lab Layout: Website Template

Modern Lab Layout: Website Template

This free website design template is brought to you by Purlize, coders of web designs. This web design template follows web standards and practices, has a fully functional image slider in the featured area, and has support for IE6 and above. This is a companion freebie from the tutorial, Create a Modern Lab Theme Web Design in Photoshop. We would greatly appreciate leaving the attribution link in the footer of the design, but the attribution may be removed at your discretion.

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How to Make a Golden Compass in Illustrator

How to Make a Golden Compass in Illustrator

In this Illustrator tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an antique golden compass. We will use simple Illustrator drawing tools such as the Ellipse Tool, Pen Tool and Line Tool. We will get the chance to use gradients and simple vector-drawing techniques throughout the tutorial. If you’re a vector illustration beginner, don’t hesitate to try this tutorial out — I promise it’ll be a great learning experience.

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How to Make a Funky Retro Music Poster in Photoshop

How to Make a Funky Retro Music Poster in Photoshop

This step-by-step Photoshop graphic design tutorial involves designing a retro-inspired music poster for the hypothetical music event called "Get On That Funk Train," which was held in New Orleans at the Design Instruct Club, in July 1974. The process involves creating a vinyl record from scratch (which will be part of our centerpiece) and combining various images, textures, brushes and a bevy of Photoshop techniques to arrive at the final design.

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Leaf: Photoshop Brush Pack

Leaf: Photoshop Brush Pack

This is a free Photoshop brush library containing 5 high-resolution, large-scale (~2,500px in width) leaves. Use it to accent your design work for an added organic character. You can use them any way you want except redistributing or selling the actual brush library. Enjoy!

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Create a Modern Lab Theme Web Design in Photoshop

Create a Modern Lab Theme Web Design in Photoshop

In this web design tutorial I will show you how to create a web layout with a sleek and modern look using Adobe Photoshop. We will go from finding sources of inspiration to setting up the document in Photoshop and creating design elements that fit with the theme of the web layout. I will also give you some practical examples of how using smart objects in a web design project can improve your workflow and save you some time.

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