Usually custom typography pieces would be drawn by hand, but today I’ll share the secret of how you can still create trendy lettering by customising ready-made fonts in Adobe Illustrator. If you are a whizz at illustrating your own script text, the same vector shading techniques can be applied to your artwork once it has been traced to give it more impact with vibrant colours.
Do you need some new fonts? Of course you do! This new Font Collector’s Superb Summer Selection contains 16 pro-grade fonts, each in a trendy and unique style. The bundle is reduced by a massive 90% discount to just $29 for a limited time only, so this is a great opportunity to upgrade your font library with a range of new typefaces that you can call upon in your design projects for years to come. There’s a variety of font styles included, which makes the collection extremely versatile, providing you with a suitable font choice for whatever design challenge you might face.
Access All Areas members have a great collection of Lightroom Presets and Photoshop Actions to download this week, courtesy of Hydrozi. This set of Honey Essence photo effects give your images a golden honey vibe with enhanced tan skin tones. It contains 7 one-click presets and actions that add a warm and golden glow to your images, making them perfect for portraits as well as summer and travel photos. Various file formats are supplied, making these photo effects compatible with the mobile and desktop versions of Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop and the Adobe Camera RAW tool. All the settings can then be customised should you want to tweak the result.
This Photoshop glow effect has a cool retro vibe with its colourful gradient halos and blurry outlines, especially when combined with grainy textures to enhance the low-fi look. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make it in Photoshop and provide links to the free assets you need from my Spoon Graphics website.
Download my collection of botanical garden illustrations for free to add vintage flower graphics to your artwork. These kinds of botanical drawings are commonly used as poster prints, home decor and rustic card & invitation designs. Usually vintage illustrations like this are sourced from antique prints, but I harnessed the cutting-edge power of AI technology to generate these floral illustrations from scratch. By giving prompts to replicate the style of those original botanical illustrations from centuries past, these computer-generated graphics have similar colours, compositions and detailed shading styles. Just don’t rely on them to identify any plant species!
Access All Areas members have a useful collection of creative assets to download this week, courtesy of NUUGRAPHICS. These Fireworks Overlays are made from photos of real fireworks to look completely authentic. There’s a huge choice of 50 unique options, all at a versatile size and resolution of at least 3600x5000px at 300ppi. Being JPEG files they’re compatible with all kinds of image editing software that features layers and blend modes, including Photoshop, Elements, Paint Shop Pro, Illustrator, and more.