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25 Mind Blowing Text Effects Photoshop Tutorials It seems that text effects have become extremely popular over the last years. Thanks to the new advanced tools and commands Adobe is adding to Photoshop in each new release, users can create more complex typography artworks instead of the dull and boring headlines of the past. Just take a look at these 25 incredible text effects and you will see what I mean. 25 Mind Blowing Photoshop Text Effects Tutorials Folded Paper Text Effect Lighting Shutter Text Effect Splashing Text Effect in Photoshop Plasma Cut Text With Shooting Sparks Awesome Broken Plate Text Effect Create a Folded Paper Effect in Photoshop Glossy Candy Text Effect The Revolution Artwork Casino Style Text Effect Inflated Text Effect in Photoshop Super Glossy 3D Typography in Illustrator and Photoshop Gold Ornamental Typography Create a Glossy 3D Text Effect Awesome 3D Text Composition in Photoshop Create a Beautiful 3D Text Composition Typographic Wallpaper Floral 3D Text Effect Spring Wallpaper Colorful Abstract 3D Text Effect Photoshop Books

40+ Vintage and Retro Photoshop Actions 499 shares 10 Places to Get Photoshop Actions Delivering high quality images is something every designer should worry about, especially with images being such an important part of a design. To help you with this task, we’ve rounded up ten places where you can get some really useful Photoshop actions to enhance your images. We have some premium resources and also some free,… Read More 1523 shares 20 Excellent Examples of Photo Manipulation Photo manipulations are fun to create and fun to look at. User Preferences: Tech Q&A With Vector Artist Nicola Felaco Each week we chat about the tools of the trade with one outstanding creative to find out exactly how they do what they do. The questions are always the same, the answers, not so much. This week: Nicola Felaco. The Creators Project: Who are you and what do you do?Nicola Felaco: My name is Nicola Felaco. I was born in Aversa, but have lived almost all of my life in Naples. Since the days of 56k modems, I have been passionate about web design and I now work as art director at a web agency for major international brands such as Ferrari, Ducati, Abarth, Moleskine, Alitalia, Lotus, Maybach, and more. Furthermore, I’m pursuing personal projects through my website where I publish my illustrations. Sonic the Hedgehog Superman What kind of hardware to you use? Thom Yorke What kind of software do you use? Giorgio Moroder What piece of equipment can you simply not live without? David Bowie If money were no object, how would you change your current set up? Kraftwerk My Girl Is Anarchy-tect Judith

25 New Illustrator Tutorials That Will Make You A Master Of Vector Art Just because you can usually get a similar effect in Photoshop doesn’t mean the end result will be as good as using Illustrator (depending on the project). If you are like me (and I will bet most of you are) you will go ahead and use PS because you know it much better even though the final project will not be as good or as functional as it could be. Well it’s time to buck up and get this learning curve completely out of the way so you make the right choice next time. Below are some sweet Illustrator tuts that will leave you in vector heaven once your done. Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular photo editing programs that has ever been created. This tutorial teaches you how to make a portrait of William Shakespeare in Illustrator using text. Article Link Advertisement A very interesting tutorial, from Design Instruct, that takes you behind the scenes and shows you the illustration process from start to finish. Article Link Article Link Article Link Article Link Article Link Article Link

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Vintage political posters Here is a selection of old Japanese posters featuring political, social and environmental messages. Sheltered Weaklings (Takashi Kono, 1953) [+] Anti-pollution poster (Kenji Ito, 1973) Against the introduction of nuclear weapons into Japan (Kinkichi Takahashi, 1960s) Anti-war poster (Kenji Iwasaki, 1960s) [+] // Give Us Back Man (Tsunehisa Kimura, 1969) [+] Poster for exhibit in support of Vietnamese women and children (Makoto Wada, 1968) "Not what I had in mind" (Tsunehisa Kimura, 1968) Posters by Shigeo Fukuda Environmental pollution (Shigeo Fukuda, 1973) Victory (Shigeo Fukuda, 1989) [+] // [+] Remembering for the Future (Shigeo Fukuda, 1989) Human rights (Shigeo Fukuda, 1989) Hiroshima-Nagasaki 50 (Mamoru Suzuki, 1995) [+] // [+] Hiroshima Appeals (Yusaku Kamekura, 1983) [+] Peace in Jungle (Gan Hosoya, 1968) Goodbye whale (Mamoru Suzuki, 1994) No More War (Kazumasa Nagai, 1970) Human Rights - Living Together (Kazumasa Nagai, 1989) Peace (Kazumasa Nagai, 1989)