9 New High-Quality Free Fonts We’re always trying to find new high-quality freebies. Whether it’s textures, Photoshop brushes, or icons, we love finding free stuff and sharing it with you. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on what’s important. Create a realistic folded paper text in Photoshop Today we will learn how to realize a folded paper text effect from scratch in Photoshop. We will firstly create the background using a couple of patterns, then we will work on the type treatment with the help of the pen tool, layer masks and other useful techniques related to dodge,burn and the transform tool. This tutorial is very simple to follow, so I suggest to everyone to give a try. Preview: Click to enlarge Become a Premium Member and get unlimited access to source files and premium resources for only 7$/month.
Font Resources - 20+ Beautiful Free Serif Fonts As I’ve mentioned, I’m a huge fan of type. So much so, my family and loved ones are pretty sick of font talk by now :) There are tons of fonts out there, and many many good ones that often go overlooked. With the surge of "Coolest Grunge Fonts" post, etc, I wanted to do something different. These are all (in my opinion) beautiful, elegant serif fonts. They are all free, though the licensing are different from font to font, so make sure you check the info page for information.
65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free Freebie 65 Beautiful Fonts You Can Download For Free by Alex on Aug 9, 2012 • 9:43 am 17 Comments Top Mistakes New Designers Make When Learning Graphic Design Some mistakes to avoid when you are learning graphic design 1. Producing two or more design concepts that are very similar This is something I remember doing in one of my first design jobs. You get asked to come up with ideas for the design of a logo (or other piece of design) and instead of designing 3 very different options you put in the same idea that you have done slightly differently – for example changed the font and colour or created the icon in a slightly different style. I soon learned that if the client didn’t like the first idea, then chances were they wouldn’t like the two similar ones either.
65+ Free Handwritten Fonts for Elegant Designs Story of handwritten fonts (or we can say only fonts) starts from very old ages, when people was just realizing the need of communication between one and other. People learned to convey their message by using signs and symbols , this process continued and entered different stages of development until the languages and letters were formed. People used to communicate through letters and telegrams, then with the advancement in technology we started using Emails with formal fonts, leaving handwritten letters behind. But now people are going back to use Handwritten fonts to give the communication more personal and informal touch . Have a look at some Elegant Handwritten fonts collected specially for you people. 1. 100 Free Fonts You Should Have in Your Library Fonts have already been among the essential materials used by designers. Whether it is a web design project or a logo design – font is the element, capable of attracting people’s attention, rendering the key idea, and communicating the necessary message. That is why, thousands of free fonts reside today in multiple online font repositories. Below we are introducing a collection of 100 free fonts, which represent vividly only some of the most significant trends in typography, however all of these fonts feature really unique and fresh designs. Clean fonts contain the samples of free fonts of the sans serif family with classic proportions, distinct lines, and clean backgrounds. Fancy fonts introduce multiple decorative elements, used in typography – from curly fonts to eroded and distorted ones.
30 Fonts Perfect for Vintage and Retro Style Design A Vintage or retro style design is meant to transport it’s audience decades into the past. Designers try to do this by using various design elements such as textures and patterns from a certain time period. But it’s also important to use accurate typography from the time period you are trying to represent. In this post, we’ve rounded up 30 excellent vintage and retro fonts that you can use in your designs. You’ll notice that these font’s range from a 1920’s look all the way up to the retro typography style of the 50’s. External Tip - 10 Advanced Photoshop Tutorials You Should See In this category we want to give you an advice to other great sites, where you can get a lot of very useful information, inspirations and materials. Here I collected 10 great Photoshop tutorials, which can help you to expand your skills. Create a Devastating Tidal Wave in Photoshop
9 Big Ideas That Changed The Face Of Graphic Design What makes for good graphic design? You’ve probably formed your own opinions on the subject as you’ve looked through countless books, magazines, posters, and signage. And chances are you’ve also begun to recognize certain patterns: diagonal lines lend a certain dynamism to a page, typography can be readable or illegible, a layout can honor or obliterate white space. But how did graphic design develop into what it is today? Fortunately, there are people like Steven Heller to pinpoint the big-bang ideas that led to the standards we take for granted.
26 Must-Have Free Fonts Fonts are one of the essential parts of graphic design. The font that accompanies a graphic or web design helps define the feel and complement the design. There are a plethora of free fonts available on the internet, but many of them are lackluster or completely impractical. Today, we have 26 must-have fonts that are free to download and use in your personal designs. Make sure to read the license agreement for each font, as some are for personal use only, while others are free to use in commercial work.