Archive for November, 2008

November News: Minor Redesign and more

As you can see fudgegraphics got a slightly new look. The main content area has not been changed, but I felt the header needed some spicing up. I actually used on of the paper textures which you can get here in case you missed them. Anyways, I hope you like the new look.

With the design come a few new features. They are all about RSS. You now have to option to subscribe to fudgegraphics either via your regular reader or you can get all the updates via e-mail straight to your inbox. Furthermore I finally added the feed count widget. I was thrilled when I broke the 1000 subscriber barrier and I hope to break some more soon.

Fudgegraphics is participating in a competition to become the next Blogging Idol hosted by Daily Blog Tips. 125 blogs have registred and the contest ends on the 30th November. While there is a jury giving points for the best blogs you also get rewarded for having the biggest increase in subscribers. They even got a Live Score Board where you can follow the contest. At the moment I’m ranked second and hope that with your help I can reach the top spot. So please consider subscribing to this blog if you haven’t done so. That way you will never miss a post and are always the first to grab those tasty freebies you all love so much.

Speaking of freebies. I want to know which freebies you like most. I am open for all suggestions and will do my best to create and share it with you. If you want to have your say you can visit (and join) the fudgegraphics user showcase on flickr where I have prepared a discussion topic for your freebie requests. Or you can leave a comment on this post. In case you want a more personal way of telling me what you want you can always contact me via Twitter.

That is all for now.

Free Watercolour Brush Strokes: Hi-Res PS Brushes + Source Files

I did it again. This is already the 3rd Watercolour Photoshop Brush Set to be released on fudgegraphics. But if you’re anything like me you can’t get enough of them. This time I restrained myself to only produce actual brush strokes (with the exception of one blop). All 14 brushes are a extremely hi-res, with resolutions ranging from 1597px up to 2500px.

For all those who are using Photoshop versions prior to CS1 I threw in the source files as well. All 14 images are available in png format and measure a stunning 2500px by 2500px. And all this for free. + Continue Reading

1st Showcase of the Fudgegraphics Flickr Group

I am more than impressed with the great designs that have been posted in the Fudgegraphics User Showcase Group on Flickr. I want to say thanks to all of the members who joined so far. Your work is amazing. I hand picked my favourite pieces which I want to present to you. They’re filled with inspiration. This is gonna be a regular post. Every once in a while I am gonna present the latest additions to the group right here on fudgegraphics. So keep them coming and get some free exposure.

RIDE SNOWBOARDS (Contest Entry)Explosion on the 42nd st. + Continue Reading

Interviewed on PSDFAN

I was asked to do an interview on PSDFAN, a new blog featuring photoshop tutorials, freebies and interviews. Tom Ross runs it and he does a great job. I just want to thank him again for offering me this opportunity.

If you like to get to know me a bit better you can read the interview on PSDFAN. I hope you enjoy it. Feel free to ask some more questions I will gladly answer them all.

*Note: I had to publish this post again since it was not showing in the google reader feed for some reason.