Archive for April, 2010

Free Hi-Res Clouds Photoshop Brush Set 1

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This set contains 17 High Resolution Clouds Photoshop Brushes. The brushes are between 2176px to 2500px large which makes them ideal for both print and web projects. While the volcanic ash caused great disruption for air travel it allowed me to shoot these cloud photos without any plane trails in the sky.  As always these hi-res photoshop brushes are free for  commercial and personal use. I hope you can put them to good use. Enjoy! + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Illustrative Type by Jessica Hische

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
Jessica Hische is a talented typographer and illustrator working in Brooklyn, New York. Her inspiring typography and illustration skills were picked up by clients such as American Express, Penguin Books and The New York Times to name only a few. Find below a selection of Jessica’s work. Please visit her portfolio at jessicahische.com for even more inspiration. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Gorgeous Designs by Paul Lee

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
Paul Lee is a designer working out of Los Angeles, California. Clients include Adobe, Lexus and Google to name only a few. Paul’s design style is a mixture between illustration and digital art, combining geometric shapes with organic textures and vibrant colour schemes. If you enjoy his work make sure to visit Paul’s portfolio for more inspiration. + Continue Reading

Plain Fabric Textures: Free Hi-Res Photoshop Brush Set 1

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Last week I released the Plain Fabric Textures Set 1 and today you get the 12 High Resolution Photoshop Brushes that go with them. The Plain Fabric brushes are between 2300px and 2500px large which makes them ideal for both web and print projects. There’s textures of different fabrics, such as wool, denim, cotton and synthetics. Use them grunge up your designs and give them a more organic feel. I encourage you to combine different brushes to get even more random results. As always you may use these Plain Fabric Photoshop brushes for personal and commercial projects. I hope you enjoy them. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Vibrant Illustrations by David Carron

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
David Carron is a young visual artist focusing on illustration and graphic design from St.Louis Missouri. David freelances under the creative identity Avadav. Combining both digital and traditional mediums, he forms unique content for both print and web media. Find below a selection of his beautiful works. For more inspiration make sure to visit David’s portfolio and follow him on Twitter. + Continue Reading

Free Hi-Res Plain Fabric Textures Part 1

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Textures can be used in many ways, either as a simply backdrop for an image or to blend with existing graphics to give it a more organic feel. So today I release 12 High Resolution Plain Fabric Textures. There should be something for everyone, there’s textures of wool, cotton, denim jeans and synthetics. On average they’re 2800px by 1900px. Simply click on the texture you like to download the hi-res version. Alternatively you can download the whole set of 12 plain fabric textures at the end of this post.
As always, these freebies are free to use in both commercial and personal projects without the need to credit me. Enjoy!

Update: Plain Fabric Textures Photoshop Brush Set 1 available now!

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FYI Monday: Typography by Tom Lane aka Ginger Monkey

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
Tom Lane works as a graphic designer and illustrator under the alias Ginger Monkey. Currently he lives in Bristol (UK). Tom’s best known for his floral typography designs which landed him clients such as BMW, Coca-Cola and Sony Ericsson. Many of you might have come across his designs before, but make sure to visit his recently updated portfolio for more inspiration or follow him on Twitter. + Continue Reading

Best April Fool Jokes on the Web

As a kid I always loved the 1st of April and all the jokes that come with it. What changed between then and now? Well, nothing really. Except, rather than coming up with my own pranks I decided to feature the best online April Fool Jokes of 2010. I’m sure this is only the tip of the iceberg, so please leave a comment and share your favourite joke this year. One thing is for certain though: Google are king when it comes to April Fools.

Click the images to view the articles in its entity. Note that some of them might be removed after April 1st.

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