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100+ Vintage Textures and Photoshop Brushes to Decorate Your Design

Personally speaking, I love vintage textures - although we're living in a high-tech society where everything is shining and glossy, sometimes we need a bit of old, ancient feeling to get a balance and taste the history. Not to mention if you're working on a design project requiring the vintage touches, you will find those textures and Photoshop brushes extremely useful. In this post, I will share my collection of 100+ Great Vintage Textures and Photoshop Brushsets to Decorate Your Design. Hopefully they will be of use to you and expand your own vintage collection. Here goes the list, enjoy!

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Creativity Fine-Tuning: Best of PSD Vault Flickr Group – Vol. 19

Welcome to the 17th volume of “Creativity Fine-Tuning: Best of PSD Vault Flickr Group”, which is a showcase I run regularly here on psdvault.com featuring some fantastic, highly-creative design works in the PSD Vault Flickr Group. Hope you enjoy those works as much as I did and find them inspirational! Meanwhile, if you have some cool designs and would like to share them here, you can simply join the PSD Vault Flickr group.

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Design an Ancient Cracked Sword in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show the processes I took to create this cool-looking, ancient cracked sword in Photoshop. Personally I think the steps aren't hard to follow and the end result looks good, Have a go :) The technique I would like to emphasise in this tutorial is how you can use the cloud filter to add contrast to object, and the important of using the correct blending mode for layers to maximise the effect. You will also see by choosing a great quality texture, you can easily add extra effect to your design with mimimum effort.

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5 Common Photoshop Myths Solved for Absolute Beginners

When you first started with Photoshop, you might be overwhelmed by the amount of features and functionalities built for various graphic design tasks and basically don't know where to begin. So what can we do to overcome this initial difficulty? Just like learning every other thing in life, we start with the easiest part. In this post, I will provide 5 Simple, Yet Useful Photoshop "How-to"s for Absolute Beginners. Take a look and hopefully you will see after all, Photoshop is not that hard to start with!

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Design a Mystical Golden Sphere in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this really cool, Mystical Golden Sphere in Photoshop. The steps are in fact pretty simple and the outcome looks great in my opinion, have a try :) We will be using some drawing techniques, plus customer brushsets and filter effects along the way, plus I will show you a clever use of Photoshop brush to create special effect around the sphere.

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10 Delicious Icon Design Tutorials Done in Photoshop

In terms of Icon design, people may think of Illustrator (or any other vector-oriented software) much more often that Photoshop. However, what happen if you just want to make some icons and the only tool you have is Photoshop? Here I collected 11 Ultra Delicious Icon Design Tutorials Done in Photoshop to show you how you can create great icons with the drawing facilities available in Photoshop. If you haven't already seen them, take a look! You might be surprised to see how Photoshop can do :)

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22 (Really) Unbelievable Human Photo Manipulation Artworks

In this post, I will showcase you 22 (Perhaps) the Most Unbelievable Human Photo Manipulation Artworks to boost your inspiration. Those works are mixed with surreal, or even bizarre concepts, and the techniques used in those artworks are simply top-class - that's why I call them unbelievable. I personally think you will lots of creativity in those works and hopefully they can give you tons of inspiration for your next design. Please remember, if you like those works, click on them and drop a comment or two to support those great artist, they deserve it :)

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Design an Awesome Splashing Ocean Text Effect with Lightning Background in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create this really cool-looking, Splashing Ocean Text Effect with Lightning Background in Photoshop. Have a try :) Along the way, we will be using lots of textures, image adjustments, blending options and various filters. The purpose is to show you how you can use multiple texture images and combine them to create dramatic effect.

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