20 Beautiful Vintage Photoshop Brush Sets

Mar 4 2009 by Mirko Humbert | 38 Comments

Vintage designs has gotten very popular over the past years, and it seems the trend keeps on going.

In this round-up, you’ll find 20 vintage Photoshop brushes you can download for free. There are over 300 individual vintage brushes here, so you will have a broad choice of brushes to apply onto your designs.

Each brush set was first tested, and the images you see below are previews of what to expect from each brush pack.

1. Darger-esque (23 brushes)

Darger-esque - preview.

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10 Excellent Open Source and Free Alternatives to Photoshop

Feb 27 2009 by Daniel Shain | 189 Comments

Adobe Photoshop is a given in any designer’s wish list, and it comes with a host of features that allow for excellent and professional photo editing. The biggest obstacle to any designer who wants Photoshop is the price, which can be prohibitive. Fortunately there are a number of open source (and completely free) programs out there that do much of what Photoshop can, and sometimes more.

In this collection, you will find 10 excellent examples of open source and free alternatives to Adobe Photoshop.

This guest post for Six Revisions was written by Daniel Shain from LaptopLogic.com. At LaptopLogic you can have a look at the best gaming laptops and go through the latest laptop reviews.

1. GIMP

GIMP stands for “GNU image manipulation program”, and it is one of the oldest and most well known alternatives to Photoshop in existence. Although it doesn’t quite have all of them, you’ll find most of the features included in Photoshop somewhere in GIMP. GIMP is cross platform and supported by a large community.

If just having the feature set isn’t enough for you, there is an alternative based on GIMP known as GIMPShop. It’s the same as GIMP, except the layout has been structured as close to Photoshop as possible, so anyone making the transition should still feel right at home.

GIMP - screen shot.

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30 High-Quality Grunge Photoshop Brush Sets

Feb 18 2009 by Jacob Gube | 16 Comments

Photoshop brushes allow you to have a readily-accessible suite of brush tips to enhance your compositions.

In this collection, you’ll find 30 beautiful Photoshop brush sets to help you grunge up your designs. There are over 400 individual brushes here for giving your artwork some grunge.

1. Photoshop Grunge Brush Set (10 brushes)

Photoshop Grunge Brush Set - screen shot.

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40 Useful Photoshop Web Layout Tutorials

Feb 2 2009 by Jacob Gube | 73 Comments

Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard when it comes to creating web page layouts. Photoshop’s versatility, robust set of tools, and excellent workflow management make it the web designer’s preferred application when creating designs for the web.

In this collection, you’ll find 40 high-quality tutorials on creating web layouts from scratch using Photoshop. This article contains a copious variety of tutorials to help you learn and master the various techniques involved in creating beautiful web layouts.

1. Corporate WordPress Style Layout

Corporate WordPress Style Layout - screen shot.

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35 Basic Tutorials to Get You Started with Photoshop

Jan 5 2009 by Jacob Gube | 56 Comments

Adobe Photoshop is a very powerful and versatile image editing/graphics creation application that is the industry standard in its category. Though Photoshop’s interface is intuitive enough for an absolute beginner to learn basic image editing tasks such as cropping and resizing, to be able to fully master and utilize all of its tools takes a considerable amount of time.

If you’re interested in honing your Photoshop skills to create spectacular compositions, this is for you. In this article, you’ll find 35 basic Photoshop tutorials for getting started with Photoshop.

General tutorials

1. Getting Started with Photoshop

Getting Started with Photoshop

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25 Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers

Dec 18 2008 by Jacob Gube | 62 Comments

Adobe Photoshop is the tool of choice for most web designers. From creating a website template to objects and components such as content boxes and buttons, Photoshop doesn’t fail to deliver.

In this collection, you’ll find 25 excellent Photoshop tutorials geared towards web designers. You’ll find a variety of tutorials that include creating full web page templates, navigation menus, headers, and content boxes.

Templates

Photoshop Paper Texture from Scratch

Photoshop Paper Texture from Scratch - screen shot.

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50 Free Photoshop Brush Sets for Modern Design Trends

Nov 23 2008 by Jacob Gube | 75 Comments

Janet Jackson and Luther Vandross were right when they sang, “the best things in life are free”. There are many talented designers out there who choose to help the community by providing free and useful Photoshop brush sets that you can download and use on your artwork.

In this collection, you’ll find over 50 free Photoshop brush sets for current design trends and styles such as vintage, retro, grunge, hand-drawn, swirls, and nature-inspired.

Note: It’s important to read the fine-print – some designers require attribution or have special requirements for commercial use. Even if they don’t require any credit, it’s always highly-appreciated to give them some anyways.

Vintage and Retro

Darger-esque

Darger-esque screen shot.
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