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35+ Best Watercolor Background Textures

Background Textures / 25 Mar 2021

35+ Best Watercolor Background Textures

Using watercolor backgrounds and textures, with a watercolor painting effect, is a trend that took the world of design by surprise. These unique, colorful backgrounds can work beautifully with typography and simple design elements to give any design a fun edge.

The background is an important part of any design project. Whether it’s a website design, an app, graphic, or even a slideshow, the background is the foundation that helps you highlight the core content of a design. Which is why should always be careful when choosing a background for your designs.

To show you how great these backgrounds can look, we’ve handpicked a set of the best watercolor backgrounds and textures you can use for various kinds of projects — all of which can be downloaded and used in your own projects!

SlideUpLift Can Help You Create Amazing Presentations With Ease

Reviews / 25 Mar 2021

SlideUpLift Can Help You Create Amazing Presentations With Ease

Designing a presentation can be a challenge, and no one wants to head into a meeting using the default presentation deck for slides.

You need to create presentations with impact, while keeping a professional feel. Thankfully, this is an easier balance to strike than ever before (all without any technical design knowledge).

SlideUpLift is a collection of complete editable presentation decks and individual templates that use vision science to help you tell your story in just the right way. Here’s a look at the tool.

20+ Best Photoshop Lighting & Glowing Effects (+ How to Add Glow)

Photoshop Actions / 25 Mar 2021

20+ Best Photoshop Lighting & Glowing Effects (+ How to Add Glow)

Today we’re bringing you a collection of Photoshop lighting and glowing effects that you can apply to your photos and graphics with just a few clicks.

Whether you want to add a neon glowing effect to text or add a unique double-lighting effect to a portrait, this collection has many creative Photoshop effects that you’ll surely find useful and fun.

Check out our handpicked Photoshop actions and effects collection below. There are a few free items in there, as well as some really powerful premium choices that can take your effects to a new level.

35+ Best Space Fonts (Free & Pro) 2021

Font Collections / 24 Mar 2021

35+ Best Space Fonts (Free & Pro) 2021

Are you looking for a space-themed font to add a futuristic and sci-fi vibe to your designs? Then this collection of space fonts is the best place to start!

Space fonts line up with a popular trend that’s taking over the design world, especially in website headers, social media, posters, and print design.

In this collection, we handpicked the best space and sci-fi fonts to cover all your design needs.

They’re perfect for any design that you want to have a futuristic feel, whether it’s with a sleek and modern look, or something fully sci-fi!

Jumpstart Design Prototypes With Wondershare Mockitt

Software / 24 Mar 2021

Jumpstart Design Prototypes With Wondershare Mockitt

If you’ve ever wanted to build a prototype quickly, Wondershare Mockitt is the tool for you.

The new online prototyping tool is made to help you create interactive prototypes in a hurry – as little as 10 minutes – using drag and drop tools.

Here, we’ll take a look at Wondershare Mockitt and how you can make it work for you. You’ll learn how almost anyone with visual design skills can create a prototype easily, with just a few clicks!

30+ Best Free Final Cut Pro (FCP) Templates, Plugins, Titles & Transitions

Final Cut Pro Templates / 24 Mar 2021

30+ Best Free Final Cut Pro (FCP) Templates, Plugins, Titles & Transitions

Final Cut Pro is one of the best tools you can use for video editing, especially if you’re a Mac user. With the help of templates and plugins, you can create amazing video projects using the software.

There are so many amazing Final Cut Pro templates and plugins out there. And we handpicked some of the best templates for this list. You’ll find many different types of plugins, title templates, transition effects, social media templates, and much more in the collection.

We’ve included a couple of premium options, but the best part is that almost all these templates and plugins are free to download. You can even use some of the templates with commercial projects for free. Most of the templates are also compatible with Apple Motion as well.

Have a look and start downloading.

35+ Modern, Premium Google Slides Templates & Themes

Google Slides Themes / 23 Mar 2021

35+ Modern, Premium Google Slides Templates & Themes

Google Slides is a great web-based, free platform for creating presentations (and collaborating as you do so). There are plenty of pre-made default templates available, but they can only so so far — many are quite simple, and lack polished aesthetics.

If you’re wanting to take your Google Slides presentation to the next level, today’s collection of pre-made templates will help.

They’re all fully editable, beautifully crafted, and come ready for you to drop in your own text, images, graphics, charts, and more.

We hope you find them useful, and enjoy the pro design that your next Google Slides presentation will show off!

25+ Best Photoshop Cartoon Effects (Photo to Cartoon Actions & Plugins)

Photoshop Actions / 23 Mar 2021

25+ Best Photoshop Cartoon Effects (Photo to Cartoon Actions & Plugins)

Photoshop offers many amazing tools for creating visual effects. For example, Photoshop actions let you transform your photos into paintings or cartoon drawings with just a single mouse click.

While these effects are fun to play with, they are also quite useful in creating attractive graphics for various designs like posters and flyers. That’s why it’s always a good idea to keep a few Photoshop actions and effects in your library to help create such graphics in an instant.

In this collection, we showcase different types of Photoshop cartoon actions, effects, and filters you can use to turn photos into cartoons as well as create unique designs. Have a look and add them all to your personal collection.

40+ Best Animated Keynote Templates With Stylish Transitions

Keynote Templates / 22 Mar 2021

40+ Best Animated Keynote Templates With Stylish Transitions

A great way to make your Keynote slideshow more attractive is to use animation effects. With just a few entrance animations or transition effects, you can instantly make your presentation look more professional.

However, it takes a lot of configuring and testing to figure out the right animations for each and every slide in your presentation. If you’re in a rush to finish up a presentation, there won’t be any time to play around with animation effects and transitions.

We found a solution to this problem in animated Keynote templates. We handpicked some professional and creative Keynote templates for this collection that also comes fully equipped with predefined animations and transition effects. All you have to do is download the template and start customizing it.

We’re also sharing some helpful tips for choosing slide transitions.

30+ Best Free Adobe Illustrator Brushes 2021

Inspiration / 22 Mar 2021

30+ Best Free Adobe Illustrator Brushes 2021

If you’re looking for new and creative Illustrator brushes to expand your collection, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’re sharing a collection of handpicked and free Adobe Illustrator brushes in various categories.

Whether you’re an artist working on a new drawing or a designer enhancing a digital design, this list has all sorts of Illustrator brushes for everyone. Keep scrolling to explore the collection and be sure to download all the brushes. After all, they are free!

We’ve also created a quick guide on how to add brushes to Illustrator to help you out with installing these.

How Do You Turn a Digital Design Into Print? 7 Useful Tips

Graphics / 22 Mar 2021

How Do You Turn a Digital Design Into Print? 7 Useful Tips

It’s probably happened more times than you’d like to think about: You finish a presentation or website design and the client asks you to make it into a brochure or poster.

Wait… what?

Turning a digital design into something for print can be a challenge for sure. But there are a few things you can do to tweak your workflows to account for this “unexpected request” and make it a little more seamless.

What Is a Font License? (And Do I Need One?)

Font Collections / 19 Mar 2021

What Is a Font License? (And Do I Need One?)

Almost every design project you encounter will include type of some kind. And it’s very likely that that type will start as a font on a computer, unless you create it yourself. With using specific computer fonts, come some very specific rules regarding their use, which can vary by project.

So what is a font license? Do you need one? And where can you find the tools and resources you need to make sure you are using fonts properly?

Lucky for you, we have a primer. (And the images in this post include fonts that you can license to use in your projects.)