Spoon Graphics

13 Free High Resolution Grungy Photocopy Textures

Grungy textures are versatile resources that can be used as backgrounds and overlays in your designs to add dirty distressed effects. Broken photocopiers produce some of the best textures around, combining black and white tones with heavy grain which is perfect for retrofying your designs with aged looks. I’ll let you in on a little […]

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6 Photorealistic Magazine Mockup PSDs for Members

Freepik is back again to share more exclusive goodies with Access All Areas members. These photorealistic magazine mockups are the perfect resource for previewing your print designs in full photorealistic detail. Just edit the Photoshop Smart Object layer to have your art simulated as a front cover, single page, or double page spread. Freepik is […]

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Video Tutorial: Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop

I’ve been posting written tutorials on this site for many years, with most of them now buried deep in my archives. I’ve also been thinking about extending my site to include video tutorials, so I thought why not incorporate the two and produce videos for some of my most popular guides from the past? This […]

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How To Create a Seamless Topographic Map Pattern

I’ve posted articles about topographic maps before on my blog, namely my contour map effect Illustrator tutorial and my free pack of topographic map patterns. My first tutorial used Illustrator’s Blend tool to draw a series of concentric lines. It worked pretty well, but I went on to develop a technique that would help create […]

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Abbie Script Pro Font for Access All Areas Members

Access All Areas members are being treated to another premium handmade font as part of their membership this week. Tom Chalky has kindly donated a copy of Abbie Script Pro for every premium member to download. It’s a beautiful handwritten script with lots of stylistic alternative characters for creating elegant and unique typography. With 480 […]

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The Most Extensive, Highest Quality Design Bundle Ever

I’ve shared some staggering design bundles from Design Cuts over recent months, but nothing compares to the latest design package on offer. This all new bundle covers the very best resources across every category – from fonts, to vectors, textures, brushes, mockup templates, scene creators, effects packs and more! It contains 1000s of items that […]

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How To Create a Realistic Chalk Lettering Effect

Last week I posted a showcase of stunning chalk lettering designs, which gave me the inspiration to create some chalk typography myself. Unfortunately I neither have the talent or a chalkboard to produce authentic hand made chalk typography murals, but I’ve come up with a technique that designers can use to achieve realistic chalk lettering […]

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10 High-Res Backgrounds for Access All Areas Members

Daniel Schwarz from Airwalk Design has kindly donated a brand new resource for Access All Areas members to download. This texture pack, named Lucifer’s Cage, contains 10 grungy backgrounds for your designs, each with a vibrant red and blue duotone colour scheme. Retain these blazing colours and use them as backgrounds to create demonic designs, […]

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30 Inspirational Chalk Lettering Designs & Wall Murals

In this age of digital design I find the old analogue techniques of hand lettering and sign painting extraordinarily impressive. The use of traditional mediums such as chalk require real talent, which is why professional typographers are still being hired to create stunning murals in trendy cafes and restaurants. In today’s design showcase I present […]

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Warrior Hand Drawn Typeface for Premium Members

The talented Ian Barnard of Vintage Design Co is back with more donations of awesome resources for Access All Areas members. His Warrior font is a hand drawn typeface inspired by the love of vintage, the outdoors and a time when everything was made by hand. Alongside its Regular format, it comes with an alternative […]

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