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Graphics / 22 Feb 2011

Weekly Freebies: 10+ Abstract Watercolor Textures and Packs

Abstract watercolors are useful when you need a background that really draws interest from the viewer. No two are exactly alike and all of them are fascinating to behold.

Today we’ve rounded up a great collection of abstract watercolor textures and texture packs for you to use in your designs. Collectively you’ll be able to grab over 60 awesome textures from this post!

Inspiration / 15 Feb 2011

Weekly Freebies: 30 Beautiful Bokeh Textures

On a technical level, the term “bokeh” refers to the aesthetic quality of the blur in a photograph. Photos and even lenses are often judged by this factor and points of light in the distance are one of the most commonly seen tests and experiments in this area.

The images that result from these experimentations are quite beautiful and have really captured the attention of designers in recent years. Today we’ve rounded up thirty of our favorite free bokeh textures for you to use in your designs. Enjoy!

Graphics / 3 Jan 2011

Weekly Freebies: 10 Great Grunge Paper Textures

You can simply never have too many grungy paper backgrounds at your disposal. Unfortunately, many roundups shoot for quantity over quality in this area so it can be difficult to track down real, usable resources. We sifted through tons of paper textures to bring you ten of the best we could find.

All textures are sourced from Flickr Creative Commons and Lost and Taken. They’re all very large and ready to use. About half require simple attribution in the form of a link while the rest are usable with no restrictions. Enjoy!

CSS / 13 May 2010

Create Seamless Web Background Textures in Minutes

Ever wondered how some web designers come up with such great background textures? It’s actually way easier than you might think. It only takes a few minutes and a single Photoshop filter that you’ve probably never used.

Intrigued? Read on to see the step by step instructions for creating tileable textures out of almost any image.

Graphics / 2 Nov 2009

50 Outstanding Free Design Textures

A few good textures can take a boring design and turn into something stunning. As a designer, you should seek to build a library of all kinds of textures to complement a range of styles. Here are 50 completely free and ready to download textures to get you started.

100+ Logo Mockup Templates (PSD & Vector) 2022

Logo Templates / 14 May 2022

100+ Logo Mockup Templates (PSD & Vector) 2022

Logo design plays a crucial role when it comes to the success of a business. And great logo mockup templates not only help you better present your logo design but can also make your logo design process more streamlined and efficient.

In order to help you present a logo design to your client in a super-polished way, we’ve gathered the best logo mockup templates from across the web.

All of these logo mockups are easy to use and can present your logo beautifully. Some are free, while others cost a few dollars.

Are you in the middle of a logo design project? Don’t forget to check out our in-depth guide on how to design a logo!

The 10 Best Photoshop Alternatives for Mac (2022)

Software / 13 May 2022

The 10 Best Photoshop Alternatives for Mac (2022)

You don’t have to use Adobe Photoshop on your Mac to edit images like a pro. There are plenty of Photoshop alternatives for Mac that you can download or use in-browser to create just the right images and graphics for your projects. And some of them are completely free!

None of these are necessarily one-size-fits-all solutions. Each tool tends to serve a specific purpose; Do you want to edit online or on a desktop? Are you editing photos or multiple file types? Is all the work for web or will images get printed?

Here’s a list of the best Photoshop alternatives for Mac in 2022, but not in any particular order. Have a read through to find the one that’s right for you.

50+ Best Photoshop Filters + Plugins 2022 (+ How to Use Them)

Photoshop Actions / 11 May 2022

50+ Best Photoshop Filters + Plugins 2022 (+ How to Use Them)

If you’re looking for unique Photoshop filters to turn your photos into artwork, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we feature a collection of the best Photoshop filters and plugins you can use to add various effects to photos.

There are many benefits to using Photoshop filters. They are quite useful in crafting creative graphic designs such as posters, flyers, logos, and much more. While Photoshop itself comes with a set of default filters they don’t offer much value. Thankfully there are many filters you can download from third-party sources.

Using the Photoshop filters on our list, you can extend the functionality of Photoshop and create unique effects more easily.

50+ Best Poster Mockup Templates 2022

Poster Design / 10 May 2022

50+ Best Poster Mockup Templates 2022

Without the right poster mockup to showcase your work professionally, your poster design doesn’t have the chance to stand out from the crowd. It’s often easy to overlook the way you present and showcase your poster designs! That’s why it’s worth investing in a set of useful poster mockup templates, to showcase your work in a beautiful setting.

If you’re working on a poster design right now, you’re in luck. Because we’ve picked out a collection of the absolute best poster mockups from all over the web, which you can use for presenting your work.

Whatever your poster style, theme, or size, we’ll have something in this collection for you.

We’re also featuring tips for modern poster design to help you with your poster design project!

50+ Best Watercolor Photoshop Actions & Effects 2022

Photoshop Actions / 21 Apr 2022

50+ Best Watercolor Photoshop Actions & Effects 2022

Whether you’re designing a unique website background, a poster, sketch, or creating an artistic photo composition, using a watercolor Photoshop action can make your design stand out from the crowd.

A watercolor effect it’s not an easy effect to master when created from scratch. It takes a lot of work, time, and skill to achieve a realistic watercolor effect in Photoshop. The good news is that using a watercolor Photoshop action can help you skip the learning curve and experiment with a watercolor effect in just a few clicks!

In this collection, we’re featuring some of the best watercolor Photoshop actions you can use to turn your photos into watercolor art, craft amazing backgrounds, and do much more.

We’ve also collected a set of tips for choosing watercolor Photoshop actions to help you make a decision on what type of action you need.

35+ Best Photoshop Watercolor Brushes (Free & Premium)

Photoshop Brushes / 17 Apr 2022

35+ Best Photoshop Watercolor Brushes (Free & Premium)

Watercolor design is a popular trend, not just used in digital backgrounds, but also in greeting card and wedding invitation designs. In this post, we’re sharing the best Photoshop watercolor brushes for creating your own unique watercolor designs.

If you’ve been looking for a way to make designs look more vibrant with colors, using a watercolor-themed design is the best way to get that job done. Of course, you can’t create an authentic watercolor effect with just any Photoshop brush. You need brushes that have been handcrafted with watercolor strokes and swashes.

We’ve found a collection of watercolor-themed Photoshop brushes created by professionals, most of which include brushes based on real paintbrush strokes. Feel free to download and experiment!

20+ Handwriting Text Templates for After Effects

After Effects Templates / 13 Apr 2022

20+ Handwriting Text Templates for After Effects

When it comes to creating typography for elegant, romantic, and luxury videos, a handwriting text effect is the best approach for any project.

The handwriting design simply adds a very personalized look to your videos, especially for wedding, lifestyle, beauty, and even luxury brand videos that can’t be matched with any other typography design.

Adding a title or heading with a handwriting-style font is easy. But the tricky part is creating that handwriting animation to make the text come alive in your videos. This process takes some advanced skills.

But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. With the help of these handwriting animation templates for After Effects, you’ll be able to create stunning handwriting text effects for your videos without effort. Check them all out below.