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50 Vintage Type Designs with Detailed Decorative Flourishes

The beautiful style of lettering from the 19th century with its influences from Baroque and Art Nouveau art movements has remained a popular style that is often replicated by typographers and calligraphy artists today. This vintage style is characterised by detailed decorations and ornate flourishes that produce extravagant designs. In today’s inspiration showcase I present 50 type designs and hand-lettering pieces for posters, editorial designs, product labels, logos and more, all with a beautiful vintage aesthetic.

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Video Tutorial: Daguerreotype Vintage Photo Effect

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a vintage photo effect, based on Daguerreotypes from the 1800s. Being the most common photography method in the 19th century, this photo style is often associated with old portraits and scenes of the wild west. Daguerreotypes were exposed onto polished metal plates which were easily tarnished and scratched. This has become one of the main aesthetics of these antique images, so we’ll be using some texture images to mimic the appearance. And to achieve the most realism, we’ll be using the real thing! I recently found some public domain scans of authentic Daguerreotype photographs, which I processed into design resources by Photoshopping out the subject to leave just the texture of the tarnished metal plate.

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20 Free Vintage Photo Texture Overlays From 1800s Photography

I recently discovered a fantastic collection of Daguerreotype photographs from the mid-1800s in the public domain, which I’ve transformed into the perfect tools for producing vintage photo effects. I picked the most deteriorated images from over 800 scans and photoshopped out the main subject to leave just the texture of the tarnished metal plate. They are all over 2500px in size with a high resolution of 300ppi and feature a variety of natural stains, scratches and scuffs that will give your modern digital images the authentic appearance of an antique photograph.

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Autumn Watercolour Graphics and Patterns for Premium Members

Access All Areas members have a colourful new collection of vector graphics and pattern resources to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. The Autumm Watercolour Collection contains a variety of Fall themed elements, including leaves, twigs, acorns, berries, along with representations of the change in weather, such as rain clouds and wellington boots! The assets are arranged into pre-made designs with complementary text, as well as ready-made patterns to fill backgrounds with colourful graphics. Use them to create warm seasonal artwork for promotions, greetings cards or prints.

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This New Photography Bundle Contains Some Essential Tools for Photographers

If you’re a keen photographer—as either a hobbyist or a professional—this new bundle from Design Cuts will be right up your street! Inside you’ll discover Lightroom presets, retouching kits, tons of stunning photo overlays, video tutorials and more. Whether you’re looking to clean up your wedding or portrait photography, add more visual interest to your photos, or learn some new tips and tricks to make your work look better than ever, this collection has you covered! It contains 24 best-selling products with a regular price of over $380, discounted by 92% for a limited time to just $29.

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30 Free Vintage Shading Brushes for Adobe Illustrator

Give your illustrations an old etched or engraved appearance with my new collection of 30 free brushes for Adobe Illustrator. These brushes feature a variety of hand-drawn line patterns in horizontal, vertical, diagonal and cross-hatched orientations that can be used to apply shading to your digital drawings. After being scanned from hand-made pen strokes, they were then processed into Illustrator brushes that seamlessly repeat along paths of any length without stretching or deforming.