Feathers, like hair, are an incredibly difficult asset to use in your designs. Even with high quality stock photos cutting out the intricate hairs of a feather is near impossible, let alone difficult. Read More
In many ways luxury fashion brands are always ahead of the stylistic curve. What they're putting out on their catwalks today will over the coming year or so trickle down into regular high street stores. Read More
I'd never realised just how difficult lightbulbs can be to work with until I needed to use one in a design last week.
I started by purchasing some stock photos and trying to reduce the opacity and colour of the background in Photoshop; but it never quite looked realistic enough. Read More
It's amazing just how far Photoshop has come over the years. What started life as a simple photo editing tool can now be used in almost all areas of graphic design.
This 3D Foil Lettering Pack is a prime example of just how powerful Photoshop has become. Read More
I love using textures in my work. Today I was designing a New Year's Eve poster and wanted to use a tinfoil texture as the background. I downloaded a couple of free textures and they looked super good, but I figured it couldn't be too hard to make my own. Read More
Quickly and easily add subtle dirt effects to your work with these high-res grime textures. The General Purpose Grime Textures pack by DesignerCandies contains nine scanned-in grimy textures with varying intensity levels, making them great for both heavy and subtle grime effects. Read More
In my early school days, all the boys in my class would collect, trade and battle small plastic figurines called Crazy Bones. They were sculpted little monsters about the size of a hard boiled sweet, with oversized features and a glossy sparkling surface. Read More