3 Texture Sets – Free Download

I have created these 3 sets of textures really with Christmas in mind, however, they should be very useful for all and any occasions and projects.

Click on the image to download the set – I hope you enjoy using them!

Grungy Lines Textures - Gradients

Grungy Lines Textures

Crepe Paper Textures

Inspired by Design #23

Here is this week’s round-up of outstanding art and design hand-picked for your inspiration, motivation and appreciation.

Inspired by Design #23

Remembrance Sunday – Photo Manipulations

Today is Remembrance Sunday in the UK, although Remembrance Day was Thursday, 11th November is not a public holiday, so if it doesn’t fall on a Sunday, the nearest Sunday following 11th is always Remembrance Sunday for those who were working and couldn’t attend on the day.

Here is a collection of outstanding photo manipulations in honour of Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Sunday

Skin Enhance Photoshop Action – Free Download

Skin enhancement is a technique often required for both photograph improvement and photo manipulation.

Here is a Photoshop action that gives a fairly dramatic improvement to the skin, but the layers are not merged during the action, so you can make alterations to the adjustment layers used to your liking. Also consider reducing the opacity of the final image over the top of the original so the effect is not so drastic. It is an action to be experimented with according to which photograph you are working on and the final result required.

Click on the image to download the action.

Skin Enhance Action


Outstanding Inspirational Photo Manipulated Wallpapers

It’s a pleasure to have a great wallpaper on your desktop as we seem to spend so much time looking at it. It’s also nice to have a good collection of wallpapers if you like to change it around often.

Here is a collection of more than 25 beautiful photo manipulated wallpapers. I hope you find something you like here!

Photo Manipulated Wallpapers

Inspired by Design #22

Here is this week’s round-up of outstanding, inspirational digital art and design gathered from around the internet. Once again and as usual, most of these works are from deviantART – without their members who are willing to share their brilliance these articles would be short and concise indeed!

Inspired by Design #22

35+ Examples of Breathtaking Night-Time Photography

Good photography is a popular art form. Good night time photography is a technique creating it’s own art form.

Breathtaking Night-time Photography

Prolific, Outstanding DeviantART Stock Image Providers

Stock providers on deviantart.com are very many and very varied. Many provide pre-made backgrounds, or costume-clad models set against a contrasting background to make the cutting out easier for photo manipulators, or get out there and photograph stunning landscapes, seascapes, stormy skies, natural textures, etc. for our benefit.

Whichever way they bring their stock to us, most of it is outstanding and highly useable.

Stock Image Providers