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Posts from April, 2014

How To Create Geometric Low Poly Art The Easy Way

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I’m sure we’ve all drooled over those awesome low poly art images and wondered how on earth they are made. You know, the ones that are made up of hundreds of tiny geometric shapes which combine to form an abstract image. I recently discovered a fantastic tool that makes it super easy to create them, so today I’m going to share the secret and explain how you can create your own low-poly geometric artwork using this magical app with some help from Illustrator and Photoshop.

Over 1000 Top Quality Vintage Design Resources!

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If you love finding awesome design resources that help you create vintage style designs then you should definitely check out this whole new bundle from Design Cuts. I’ve been really enjoying playing with the goodies from their last retro and vintage bundle, but this latest collection is packed full of more completely new and enticing items. This Ultimate Vintage and Retro Design Bundle is crammed with over 1000 high quality premium resources, including authentic textures, logo templates, brushes and vectors.

20 Free High-Res Geometric Polygon Backgrounds

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Geometric polygon backgrounds are proving to be very popular resources for all kinds of web and print projects. They’re great for filling out the background of websites and leaflets, or to add a splash of colour to flyer and stationery prints. I’ve been busy crafting a huge collection of 20 backgrounds each with different low-poly patterns and colour schemes for you to download for free! They’re all 3000x2000px at 300ppi making them large enough for both print and web designs.

How To Create a Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop

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The classic illustration style used on money is something I’ve always wanted to figure out how to replicate in Photoshop. There’s plenty of Photoshop tutorials that show how to create a basic halftone line effect, but they never quite capture that authentic engraved look with plenty of shading and tone. After lots of trial and error I finally managed to figure it out, so here’s an in depth tutorial on how to create a realistic money illustration effect in Photoshop (with some help from Illustrator!).

Customizable Vintage Motorcycle Logos for Members

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Expert designer and illustrator Ian Barnard of Vintage Design Co has donated more fantastic resources for Access All Areas members. This pack of vintage motorcycle logos contains 6 customisable logo templates that allow you to quickly create a cool identity for your personal branding or retro t-shirt designs. They’re all brilliantly designed with a hand drawn appearance, but all the text remains editable, making it easy to create authentic vintage style hand illustrated art in seconds.