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Posts from 2014

FilterGrade Vintage Photoshop Actions for Members

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Access All Areas members are in for a treat this week! A fresh set of premium Photoshop Actions courtesy of FilterGrade is now available for members to download. This fantastic set contains 10 Vintage style Photoshop Actions alongside 5 Light Leak Actions to add classic tones to your images. Run each Action individually, or stack them to produce unique effects. The addition of a Play All feature makes it easy to test all the Actions at once, or mix the effects together with the help of neat groups and layer masks.

A Retro & Vintage Fonts Deal That’s Too Good to Miss

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Just when you think you have enough fonts in your collection, along comes an irresistible deal that persuades you to make room for some more! I’m still enjoying playing with my new fonts from the Artistic Fonts Bundle I featured back in June, but this latest offer from Design Cuts really caught my attention with the focus on retro and vintage style typefaces. The new Inspirational Creative Font Collection includes 12 best-selling fonts, with extra elements and extended licensing at 92% off. How can you say “no” to that?!

24 Free Vector Dry Brush Stroke Illustrator Brushes

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Bristly brush strokes are great for creating distressed designs with a hand made appearance. I’ve posted plenty of Photoshop brushes in the past, but I haven’t shared much in the way of Illustrator brushes, until now! Download this free pack of 24 vector brushes for Illustrator. Each brush stroke can be used as either a standalone graphic in your designs or applied with the Brush or Pencil tool to add rough texturing to your artwork.

Standard Issue Vector Textures for Premium Members

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Dustin from RetroSupply is back again to share more top quality premium design resources with Access All Areas members. The Standard Issue Vector Texture Pack is a comprehensive collection of vector graphics that are ideal for giving your work authentic distressed or subtle textures fast. Open the Illustrator file to find 10 scalable vector textures conveniently separated into layers, allowing you to quickly copy and paste them into your working projects.

How To Create a Washed Out Vintage Matte Photo Effect

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Washed out matte effects seem to be really popular in the Photography scene at the moment. These effects look particular cool when combined with warm vintage tones to add a classic nostalgic feeling to your images. Follow this step by step tutorial to process and transform your shots in Photoshop to create a warm washed out vintage matte effect using non-destructive editing.

Retro Party Invitation Design Templates for Members

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I’ve teamed up with Wing’s Art and Design Studio to add some awesome new resources to the Access All Areas section. Members can now download a collection of 4 cool, retro style invitations featuring vector illustrations and seamless patterns. Use them to quickly knock up invites for a children’s party, or make use of the individual retro style graphics and patterns in your own designs.