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Posts from January, 2010

Hand Drawn Skulls Vector Pack for Premium Members

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Skulls are one of the most sought after vector resources, and are a particularly popular theme in the apparel industry. Who better to create a hand-drawn skulls vector pack than the talented folks from Go Media. This premium pack comes straight from their arsenal range of resources, and is free to Access All Areas members.

Design a Colorful Retro Futuristic Poster in Photoshop

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The theme of retro futurism combines digitally created graphics and abstract shapes with distressed and aged textures, giving that cool mix of old and new. Let’s take a look at how to create our own bright and colourful retro futuristic poster in Photoshop, using dynamic lines, vibrant gradients and rough textures to build up the design layer after layer.

This Week’s Favourites – January 22nd 2010

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In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have a selection of handy Worpdress tips; a beginner’s introduction to designing for textile based artwork; an in-depth look at various photo clipping techniques; some advice on how to build your design blog; and a discussion about the balance between content and design.

20 Tutorials to Help Master Illustrator’s Gradient Mesh

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The gradient mesh is one of the most powerful tools in your Illustrator toolbox, but it’s also one of the trickiest to get the hang of. This year I’m determined to master this amazing tool, so I’ve searched the web far and wide to pull together the best free training materials. This collection of tutorials covers everything from basic gradient mesh tool use to some full on photorealistic vector designs. If, like me you have a mission to get to grips with gradient mesh, look no further than this collection of resources.

Go Media Arsenal 25% Discount for Premium Members

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Anyone who has an interest in vector graphics will no doubt have heard of the amazing Arsenal of royalty free vector packs from Go Media. Their huge range of artwork consists of hand drawn skulls, abstract shapes, splatters, grungy textures, handy apparel mockup templates, watercolor textures and more! The awesome Go Media team have kindly set up a 25% discount off all Go Media Arsenal products for Access All Areas members.