Posts from May, 2012

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6 Free High Resolution Plastic Wrap Textures

Today I’ve got a free texture pack that’s a little different, but I hope it will help you create some cool effects in your artworks. This pack contains 6 high resolution plastic wrap textures that are not only handy for creating packaged product effects, but can also be used to add some cool grungy distress marks to your designs.

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Photoshop Masking Techniques Everyone Should Know

One of the most important Photoshop skills you need as a Designer is the ability to clip out images of various detail using masks or selections. Whether you’re creating designs for print, web or just fancy artwork it’s inevitable that you will be faced with the task of removing a subject from its background in a photograph. This post describes the various basic and advanced techniques you should have in your arsenal, which will allow you to tackle any masking situation that comes your way.

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Create a Dark Vintage Style Motorcycle Poster Design

My absolute favourite style of motorcycle is the custom “bobber”. I love the stripped down appearance and the raw vintage styling. It’s my plan to chop up a bike of my own one day, but for now I have to settle with designing custom motorcycle posters instead. Follow this step by step Photoshop and Illustrator tutorial to combine photography and typography and create a dark vintage style motorcycle poster design.

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Yearly FanExtra Memberships Giveaway for Members

If you’ve found the collection of design resources from the Access All Areas section here on Blog.SpoonGraphics useful, you might be interested in the FanExtra Network’s premium membership. With over 2000 downloadable resources and advanced members-only Photoshop tutorials being added weekly it’s definitely worth checking out. This week Access All Areas members are being given the chance of winning 3 yearly memberships to the FanExtra network, a prize worth $69.