A good graphic designer uses both Photoshop and Illustrator for the projects, as they combine really well and make the best projects working together, so it’s very useful to have Adobe Illustrator resources as well.
To boost your design resource stock, this is a 225 patterns list to download and use with Illustrator or Photoshop, including the most popular patterns and the most original.
You can download seamless patterns, polka dot patterns, vector halftone patterns, retro patterns, hand drawn patterns and many more, making this patterns set one of the most complete on the internet.
A very good download for any designer, being graphic or web designers because these patterns can be used almost anywhere.
Link: free patterns
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Grunge textures are needed for every grunge project, no matter if it’s for publicity, digital art or even a website background, as textures are what really gives grunge style its own characteristic garage looks, dirty and untidy.
These textures have a really nice quality and are free to download, so they are more than recommended to download if you plan to enhance your garage or grunge designs and turn them into some outstanding pieces of work.
You can see the preview of the textures and even download them if you don’t need a full size texture, but if you click on the images you can download the high-res textures or download them all in a ZIP file at the bottom of the post.
Link: Grunge textures
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Distressed designs are quite cool and popular these days, having some resemblance with the always popular grunge style, these designs are starting to be used for publicity and other media, as they are catchy and colorful enough for people to stare at them for a few moments.
Today’s tutorial will teach you how to create this amazing distressed poster using both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to achieve some really good shapes full of color and detail.
This tutorial covers blending modes, Photoshop Brushes and layer options, so it’s nice to keep on practicing these techniques as they are very useful for every design.
A very easy to follow, yet complete online tutorial.
Link: Online Tutorial
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