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10 Free Vintage Style Illustrated Light Ray Vectors

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As vintage style logos and emblems have become increasingly popular I’ve noticed the use of hand illustrated sunburst elements on all kinds of retro inspired designs, so I decided to play around and produce a set of my own to give out my readers. Download this free set of 10 illustrated light ray vectors to help when building your trendy vintage designs.

10 Free Retro Style Photo Effect Photoshop Actions

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I’ve been busy playing around with various photo effects once again to produce another free pack of retro style Photoshop Actions. This latest set named RetroFilters contains 10 preconfigured Action files that will dramatically transform your photos with retro style effects inspired by classic 35mm film and processing techniques.

Free Pack of 12 Distressed Halftone Pattern Textures

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Halftone screen patterns are a key ingredient of retro design, but it can be difficult to find or create realistic screentone style resources. Photoshop and Illustrator can produce halftone effects, but the result is a series of perfectly formed circles which don’t look very antique at all and fail to capture that grungy rock poster vibe. I’ve manually created a collection of distressed halftone patterns by hand to achieve that authentic printed appearance. There’s 12 patterns in total, each varying in dot size and density to provide a range of texturing resources.

6 Free High Resolution Textures: Burnt Paper Edges

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I literally risked my life to bring you this week’s texture pack and I have charred fingers to prove it! Grab this free set of high resolution burnt paper textures to incinerate your designs, perfect for giving pages an antique appearance or creating an old treasure map. Each burnt paper is available as a high resolution JPEG or a PNG file with transparency. With a few simple steps you can overlay these textures onto your designs and create a realistic burnt edge effect.

6 Free High Resolution Colored Background Textures

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Subtle textures are always handy when you’re looking to add some detail to your design projects or to just produce a cool background for your mockups. This free set of textures features 6 high resolution files, each with subtle markings and a muted colour overlay to quickly and easily add a touch of grunge to your work.