Design Inspiration: Watercolor Effects

Watercolor effects are commonly used by web and graphic designers. In this post we’ll provide some inspiration by showcasing more than 40 items for your inspiration. This showcase includes some watercolor paintings as well as some examples of digital watercolor effects, and we’ll conclude the post by featuring examples of websites that make use of watercolor effects.

Using watercolor effects in your own work doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. Although you can certainly create your own custom graphics, using a set of watercolor brushes for Photoshop, or even a set of watercolor textures, can save you time and allow you to quickly create the effects.


http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/galleries/watercolors/Watercolor effects are commonly used by web and graphic designers. In this post we’ll provide some inspiration by showcasing more than 40 items for your inspiration. This showcase includes some watercolor paintings as well as some examples of digital watercolor effects, and we’ll conclude the post by featuring examples of websites that make use of watercolor effects. 

Using watercolor effects in your own work doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. Although you can certainly create your own custom graphics, using a set of watercolor brushes for Photoshop, or even a set of watercolor textures, can save you time and allow you to quickly create the effects.

Watercolor Design Inspiration

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Watercolor Design Inspiration

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Awesome Collection of Watercolor Artwork by Grzegorz Wrobel

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In this post we have gathered some of Grzegorz Wróbel’s Watercolor Artworks, from early childhood interest in drawing and painting, watercolor techniques as fascinated, however, until 2002. Since then, he paints and takes part in numerous open air in Poland and abroad, we hope that you like this beautiful collection.


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In this post we have gathered some of Grzegorz Wróbel’s Watercolor Artworks, from early childhood interest in drawing and painting, watercolor techniques as fascinated, however, until 2002. Since then, he paints and takes part in numerous open air in Poland and abroad, we hope that you like this beautiful collection.

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Practicing Photoshop CS5’s New Features

By Rafiq Elmansy

Since the earliest days of Adobe Photoshop, designers and photographers have depended on it to edit images. Photoshop is perhaps Adobe’s most popular application. Professionals in our industry react with excitement and concern for every new version. They want to know about new features and how Photoshop can improve their editing and marketing (again!). The interest in Photoshop doesn’t come as a surprise, given its reputation among both the community of experts and general computer users.

Newly released versions of software always include minor changes that are regarded by the creator as enhancements. There are usually major changes as well, and the time required to learn about them can affect the workflow of professionals who frequently employ the program.


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By Rafiq Elmansy

Since the earliest days of Adobe Photoshop, designers and photographers have depended on it to edit images. Photoshop is perhaps Adobe’s most popular application. Professionals in our industry react with excitement and concern for every new version. They want to know about new features and how Photoshop can improve their editing and marketing (again!). The interest in Photoshop doesn’t come as a surprise, given its reputation among both the community of experts and general computer users.

Newly released versions of software always include minor changes that are regarded by the creator as enhancements. There are usually major changes as well, and the time required to learn about them can affect the workflow of professionals who frequently employ the program. Leer más “Practicing Photoshop CS5’s New Features”

Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

If you are looking to learn about grungy metal, glass, water, clouds, fire, wet ink Photoshop text effect tutorials, you will find some by reading up on these tutorials. Try to play around with settings and colors on each of these to end up with your own look and feel.

Hopefully you find something that inspires you, plus maybe a trick or two on how to do something a bit different from what you’re used to. Here the best Photoshop tutorials for making text effects.



April 29th, 2010 by Hilde Torbjornsen

Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

If you are looking to learn about grungy metal, glass, water, clouds, fire, wet ink Photoshop text effect tutorials, you will find some by reading up on these tutorials. Try to play around with settings and colors on each of these to end up with your own look and feel.

Hopefully you find something that inspires you, plus maybe a trick or two on how to do something a bit different from what you’re used to. Here the best Photoshop tutorials for making text effects.

This is a follow up to a post that was published a while ago called 30 Beautiful Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials that you should also check out.

Enjoy!

1. Wooden Type Treatment

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Picasso: A Free Social Media Icon Set

Picasso is a social media icon pack that is unique. The icon set was inspired – and dedicated to – the wonderful work of Pablo Picasso. You will find many subtle details inspired by this great artist if you look close enough!

Feel free to use them in any commercial or personal project. The size of each icon ranges from 512px to 16px.


April 23rd, 2010 by Iconshock

Picasso: A Free Social Media Icon Set

Picasso is a social media icon pack that is unique. The icon set was inspired – and dedicated to – the wonderful work of Pablo Picasso. You will find many subtle details inspired by this great artist if you look close enough!

Feel free to use them in any commercial or personal project. The size of each icon ranges from 512px to 16px.

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