Watercolour paintings are a hugely popular art style that can be incorporated into your design projects, but you don’t need to be a master artist to create such imagery when Adobe Photoshop can produce realistic watercolour effects with a cocktail of built-in filters. In today’s tutorial I take you through a range of settings that will convert any photograph into a hand-made watercolour style painting.
Access All Areas members have a brilliant collection of vector resources to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. These spring patterns contain a range of watercolour style floral illustrations, ranging from colourful blossom to leafy stems. Each one is made up of 100% vector graphics, meaning they can be scaled to any size for use with everything from business card backgrounds to fabric pattern prints.
In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to reproduce the 80s inspired 3D chrome text effect from the title logo of the recent movie trailer for Thor: Ragnarok. We’ll use Illustrator’s simple 3D tool to give the text that three dimensional appearance, then create the shiny chrome look with a series of gradient fills.
Designs that are based on the theme of the great outdoors are a popular sub-category of the vintage design trend. They’re influenced by classic design material associated with outdoor activities, such as the logos for national parks or the different styles of scout badges and souvenir patches. In today’s inspiration showcase I present 60 creative logo designs, each incorporating elements like mountain scenes or animal graphics that give the design a sense of adventure and wanderlust.
Access All Areas members have a great collection of Lightroom Presets to download this week, courtesy of Photonify. The Matte Presets Collection contains 25 presets which have been specially designed to give your photos the matte look. It includes many different styles to choose from to create the perfect photo. Each preset has been carefully constructed by a professional photographer and Lightroom expert, to ensure they suit many different types of photo and camera brands.
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