In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a series of surreal ripped paper collaging effects that give the appearance of an image being ripped away to reveal a different image underneath. We’ll use a variety of fundamental tools and techniques, such as layer masks and adjustment layers, which makes this tutorial perfect for Photoshop beginners.
Access All Areas members have a useful collection of Lightroom Presets to download this week, courtesy of Hydrozi. These Film Emulation presets are inspired by classic film stocks such as Kodak, Fujifilm and Agfa. They are designed to give your digital images an authentic colour film look. Apply the effect with a single click, then tweak the individual settings if necessary to customise the result. 33 different film look effects are included for Lightroom Desktop, Lightroom Mobile, and Camera Raw.
We all love having a vast library of quality fonts to work with, but they can often be far too expensive for the average designer to afford. While the high price tags do justify the quality and craftsmanship that goes into premium typefaces, the total soon adds up when you’re trying to establish a varied collection. This brand new Design Cuts bundle brings you a range of unique fonts from a select group of hugely respected type designers and font foundries. The massive 99% discount brings the $3207 cost down to just $29 for a limited time, making it an ideal opportunity to upgrade your font library while saving a fortune!
When it comes to abstract art, anything goes! However, there is one particular combination of styles that has become surprisingly popular. The elegance of classic Renaissance sculptures and the psychedelic digital explosion of the Vaporwave aesthetic are two contrasting styles you wouldn’t expect to see together, but as you will discover from today’s inspiration showcase, it actually works! Check out these combinations of famous statues from the likes of Michelangelo and Donatello with modern digital art trends such as neon lights, abstract shapes, and vibrant colours.
In today’s Adobe Illustrator video tutorial I’m going to show you how to create an outdoors themed badge design, featuring a simple mountains graphic and colourful sunset effect using a retro colour scheme. This style of logo is based on embroidered National Park patches, and has become a popular design trend for all kinds of outdoors, adventure, or camping themed brand identities. We’ll use Illustrator’s basic shape tools to construct the vector badge design, then stick around until the end of this tutorial to discover an easy way to make your digital design look real with stitching and embroidery effects.
This new download for Access All Areas members is an exclusive sample pack that isn’t available anywhere else! Design Cuts and French Kiss Collections have collaborated to create The Complete Inspirational Textures & Elements Collection, a unique selection of authentic resources to create beautiful designs, enhance your photography, or use for scrapbooking! This exclusive sample pack includes 10 beautiful elements from the collection to help you create layered designs with depth and impact. Inside you will find a variety of hand-made textures, overlays, graphics, and more.