10 Free Halftone Texture Brushes for Adobe Photoshop

Add cool retro style print effects to your artwork with this free collection of super-high resolution Halftone Texture Photoshop Brushes. Each brush features a unique array of halftone dots that gradually change in size to produce subtle variations of tone. There’s 10 brushes in the set, ranging from light tones made with widely spaced tiny […]

10 Classic Typefaces Every Designer Should Own (and where to get them for free!)

Just like all design trends, font styles come and go, but there are a number of timeless typefaces that will never go out of fashion. Eric Gill, Adrian Frutiger and Max Miedinger are celebrated names in the graphic design industry, who created many of the typefaces that have been used by professional designers for several […]

8 Free Infrared Photo Effect Actions for Adobe Photoshop

I’ve covered the surreal appearance of false-color infrared photography a few times on Spoon Graphics in tutorials, videos and a showcase of beautiful examples. Authentic infrared photos are captured using infrared film, or digitally using an infrared lens, but the overall style and aesthetic can also be simulated with some tweaks to a normal photograph […]

Video: Realistic Shallow Depth of Field Effect Using Depth Maps

In today’s Photoshop video tutorial I’m going to show you a useful technique for adding a realistic shallow depth of field effect to your photos. We’ll use a Depth Map to indicate which areas need to be blurred and by how much. This method gives you complete control over the effect, which makes it ideal […]

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