Sharing a few graphic design resources with you creative professionals and beginners. I’ve been using these in a personal project and trust you’ll find them useful yourself and help keep you creative as the darker autumn and winter nights draw in.
Autumn has arrived already! On reflection, we enjoyed wonderful summer weather here in Chester and it’s certainly been a busy time.
I’m currently out in the ‘real world’ on a business consulting contract, plus supporting existing clients, so I haven’t made time to update Website Designs Chester for a while, until now.
Photography in the virtual frame
The photographs used inside the frames were taken by my amateur photographer cousin, Timothy Huggett.
Tim took some photos over the summer of my favourite yellow roses take a peek, which inspired me to find a virtual frame for digital display.
- I found exactly what I wanted here ~ Framed Mock Up (psd : Photoshop)
Add textural effects to your images
This photo of Tim’s was amazing just as it was, but I wanted to add something to accentuate the dramatic pose he’d captured of this amazing creature.
I added texture and some other effects until I was happy with the result. Hopefully Tim will like it. These add the sense of drama I was aiming to achieve.
- To do that I delved into my library of Design Cuts textures and effects.
If you’re a creative professional, DesignCuts will help you cut your costs by providing access to leading design products. You’ll save some valuable creative time too.
Graphic Design Resources, Tutorials and Goodies for Beginners
As a premium member, I’ve been using the graphic design resources available on Chris Spooner’s blog for some time and he really does “show you how to create awesome designs; [with] Freebies to use in your own artwork; and Articles to share theory and inspiration from various creative genres.”
- A very useful resource for graphic design beginners. Visit : Blog SpoonGraphics
Every subscriber to his newsletter gets a FREE bundle of design resources including 40+ vectors, brushes, textures and icons. For the graphic design beginner, this is a great place for you to start your creative journey.
Hope you appreciated my cousins photos and that you find the above design resources useful.