Need some spiffy Free RSS Icons for your blog? Look no further!
I’ve put together a great package of scalable RSS icons for you to use (tutorial on how to make them is here!). Included are PSD files for both large, medium, and small sizes. I’ve also included PNGs of each colour and size if you want to use them right away! You can also create your own colours by adjusting the style of the ‘background’ layer.
These RSS icons are made purely as shapes in Photoshop, so using the PSD file you can scale them easily. I recommend duplicating the folder containing the colour you want onto a new canvas, then scale the entire folder.
So without more blabbering from me, here is the link to the download package. Enjoy!
>> Download the RSS Icon Package Here <<
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I sat down the other day, and designed this Ebook / eCover Creator Action for Photoshop. Actions are great, since they let you automate processes in Photoshop. In this case, you can create a template, design your eBook cover, then with just one click, you can convert that flat cover into a 3d looking eBook! If you would like to know more about how actions work or how to create your own, make sure to check out my previous post.
This action will allow you to turn this:
Into this, with just one click!
This eBook Action is entirely FREE to download, so head on after the break for a quick tutorial on how to load up actions and use them in Photoshop, as well as the download link.
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You already know how to make great reflections. In fact, you love them! However a project has recently come up where you need to make a lot of reflections – and fast. Sure, you could go and do each image/text by hand, tediously duplicating, flipping, and adjusting layers. However, Photoshop provides a way to automate that process! Download the Reflection Action below, load it up in Photoshop’s Actions window, then sit back and watch those pesky images reflect themselves.
This Action works well with smaller images (and can be used to make wicked thumbnails!). Make sure that you’re only working with one layer (flatten everything before beginning). If you want to know how to make one of these nifty things, or customate the action to work well with larger images, be sure to check out the tutorial!
>> Download the Reflection Action Here <<
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Here I will give you a very quick tutorial on how to make diagonal lines / stripes in Photoshop. However, if you’d rather have them ready-made, scroll to the bottom of the post to download my Diagonal Line Patterns for Photoshop.
First, open a square canvas made of odd-numbered pixels. I used 15×15px in my first few patterns and then expanded it to a 25×25px canvas.
Now grab the pencil tool and set it to 1px.
Now you simply have to make the shapes shown below to achieve the desired effect. Every single one of these are included in the Diagonal Line Patterns package at the bottom of the post for you to download.
And so on and so forth. Then simply select Edit > Define Brush Pattern to create your Thick Diagonal Stripes pattern!
The patterns you can download below are the same as those shown above, and will look something like this once you’ve loaded it up into Photoshop:
And without further ado, here is the link to download the package. If you make anything with this pattern that you wouldn’t mind sharing, please contact me or post a comment and I’ll gladly showcase your work here!
>> Download the Thick Diagonal Lines Package Here <<
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Here is a pack of free Web 2.0 Calendar Icons for you to use (for blogs, sites, etc). They’ve been designed using the method outlined in the Calendar Icon Tutorial and come with the complete Photoshop file.
>> Download the Web 2.0 Calendar Package Here <<
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I’ve put together a package of free Web 2.0 badges for you to use! They’ve been designed using the method outlined in the Web 2.0 Badge Tutorial.
>> Download the Web 2.0 Badges Package Here <<
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I’ve made some navigation bars using the method described in the Sleek Navigation Buttons tutorial for you to use! I’ve also included a rollover state (soft white light, 60% opacity).
Feel free to download the .psd files, learn from it, modify it, or use it!
>> Download the Free Navigation Bar Package Here <<
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