The Art & Design Inspiration Fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Robert Fori, Renato Cunha, Federica Bonfanti, Helms Workshop and Kid Grandios.
Posts from August, 2012
Photoshop isn’t just an industry standard piece of image manipulation software used by professionals, it’s also an application that is sought after by many hobbyists looking to fulfil their creative passion. Unfortunately at $600 dollars it’s out of reach for most casual users, so other than pirating (which is bad mmkay), what high quality alternatives are available for the casual designer?
In this week’s question time video I talk about what to do when a client changes their mind during a project, how design contracts can come to the rescue as a freelancer and where you can go to find yourself a design contract template online.
Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a cool ribbon style logo graphic with gradients and effects in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll create the graphic as a vector design to allow scalability as a logo and add flat and mono versions to keep the logo versatile.
This week Access All Areas members are being treated to another fantastic resource from the Vandelay Premier library. The Exotico User Interface pack is a collection of Photoshop PSD files containing an array of useful buttons, icons and interface elements that can be dragged and dropped into your own design projects.
Follow this step by step Photoshop tutorial to create a cool cityscape poster design with the trendy retro style and effects that are so popular at the moment. We’ll use a range of texture resources and Photoshop techniques to give the design an aged and distressed appearance and send it back in time a few decades.