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Black & White Actions Pack for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members have a fantastic pack of Black and White Photoshop Actions to download this week, courtesy of UnicDesign. These 50+ Actions turn your photographs into high quality black and white images with a single click. There’s three groups of effects, 21 BASE Actions, 11 ADJUSTMENTS, and 19 PRESET COMBINATIONS to provide an extensive collection of options to generate a unique result every time!

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Make Your Design Work Unforgettable With These Essential Mockup Templates

Mockup templates are one of the best ways to showcase your creative work. They help you to present your work in an eye-catching and beautiful way, ensuring your designs always stand out from the crowd. Simply drag, drop, update with your own custom designs, and you have beautiful looking presentations in seconds! This new Essential Mockup Templates Bundle provides you with thousands of professionally crafted mockup templates and scene creators at your fingertips, discounted by a whopping 99% to reduce the $2968 regular price to just $29!

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Free Watercolour Text Effect Smart PSD for Adobe Photoshop

One of my recent video tutorials on the Spoon Graphics YouTube Channel was a guide to creating a watercolour text effect in Photoshop. Ever since creating the effect I thought it would make a great downloadable resource that people can use to quickly customise their own text and graphics using the built in Smart Object, rather than follow the tutorial from scratch. I finally found the time to process the effect into a Smart PSD for all Spoon Graphics readers to download. Customise the text, or paste in your own graphic to instantly generate watercolour effects for your artwork.

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Video Tutorial: 5 Ways To Create a Matte Effect in Photoshop

The topic I wanted to talk about in today’s Photoshop video tutorial is creating the trendy ‘matte’ look within your photos. The thing is, creating the effect literally takes seconds. So instead, I’m going to show you FIVE ways to create a matte effect in Photoshop! There’s a range of tools you can use, each with a slightly different workflow, so hopefully by showing all these different techniques you’ll be able to take home the one you find the most straight forward or memorable.

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How To Create a Color Font in Photoshop Using Fontself

Last month I posted a brief overview and roundup of Color Fonts, the latest development in the world of typography. Unlike traditional fonts, Color Fonts contain full colour graphics for each character, which means creative text styles can now be typed out directly in Photoshop and Illustrator, without the need for any additional effects to be applied. The people behind Fontself reached out to me and asked if I’d like to try out their tool for creating custom Color Fonts, so in today’s tutorial I’ll take you through the process of how I created my first Color Font with ease, using the Fontself extension for Adobe Photoshop.

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The Dead Pen Hand Drawn Toolkit for Premium Members

Access All Areas members are being treated to more exclusive goods from RetroSupply today. The Dead Pen is a wicked cool hand drawn tool kit that helps you create a fine-liner pen look within your artwork with a collection of pattern, line and scatter brushes for Adobe Illustrator. Add hand-drawn elements to your illustrations with a single stroke and generate stipple shading effects with a variety of brush style options.