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Posts from November, 2013

20 Free Photoshop Styles to Create Stunning Text Effects

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Just like Actions, Styles are little Photoshop files that contain preset configurations to instantly replicate a ready made effect with the click of a button. Styles are essentially preconfigured combinations of Photoshop Layer Styles, which makes them extremely popular for creating cool text effects. I’ve scoured the web and personally tested the best Styles I could find to bring you a collection of 20 free Photoshop styles to create stunning text effects.

Creoly Dot Grid Book Giveaway for Premium Members

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Creoly is an online stationery shop aimed specifically at creatives. Their range of books & notepads as well as various pens & pencils is enough to make any designer go weak at the knees. Alongside their collection of useful sketching and planning products, Creoly also stock some fantastic resources from top brands such as the Action Method range from Behance. This week Access All Areas members are being treated to another giveaway. Creoly has kindly donated five 9″x10″ dot grid books to be given away to members, enter now to be in with a chance of winning one yourself.

20 Beautiful Custom Lettering Typography Designs

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Designers and Illustrators love to get crafty and create artwork by hand to achieve that unique organic effect. The irregular lines and natural texturing fills the artwork with character which sets it apart from common digital designs. This post features a collection of beautiful brand identities and typographic posters all carefully produced by hand with custom lettering. Are you a fan of this style? Also check out my showcases of motorcycle culture illustrations and hand drawn lettering poster designs.

Drawn to Business Book Pack Giveaway for Members

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This week Access All Areas members have the chance to win a comprehensive book package from Go Media’s William Beachy. Drawn to Business is an insider’s guide into how he built and runs Cleveland creative agency Go Media with expert tips on how to increase your profits while doing the work you love. Complete Pro and Plus packages are on offer to 2 lucky members. Along with physical and digital copy of the book, these packages also feature tons of additional workbooks, PDF content and video tutorials.