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NEW FREEBIE - 9 Ornament Decoration High Rez PS Brushes

on March 09, 2011


Right out of history, these Ornament Decoration Photoshop brushes will give a classic look to your designs. There are three brushes in three unique styles, regular, distressed and rubber stamp. These are high resolution direct from a historic source over 100 years old.

Give these 9 Ornament Decoration brushes Photoshop brushes a try. 2.9 MB - high rez. Compatible back to Photoshop 7 and Photoshop Elements! GET THEM NOW!

Product Update: Now 169 Postage-Theme PS Brushes!

on March 02, 2011

Thanks to a suggestion from a PhotoshopIsland.com customer, our Postage-Theme Photoshop brushes product just got 68 brushes better. The 68 new brushes have a secret formula applied that give them a truly authentic postage cancellation look.

We've also updated the product with a detailed 15 page product catalog so you can see all the details before you buy or use as a reference after you buy. You can view the product catalog on the product detail page.

So get into postage and mail delivery in a creative way! Use your imagination to generate endless postage-theme designs. A quick and easy way to give your creative work a polished look. Every graphic designer, hobbyist or scrapbooker should consider owning this brush set. Thousands of uses! Great for modern, vintage and retro designs.

Postage Stamp-Themed Photoshop Brushes Vol. 1.1 Description:

  • NEW realistic texture adds a vintage rubber stamp look
  • 30 modern and vintage postage stamp borders regular and rounded
  • 6 regular & 6 textured vintage generic retro postage stamps
  • 23 regular & 23 textured vintage stamps and postage cancellations
  • 24 regular & 24 textured holiday cancellations
  • 12 regular & 12 textured month cancellations
  • 6 isolated stamp shapes perf holes
  • Tutorials, sample video gallery and sample PDF product gallery provided.
  • Images and product gallery delivered in a single .zip download

March 2011 CD Case Calendar Template

on March 01, 2011

Keep track of your spring kick off (could it come fast enough this year?) with a handy CD case calendar. It's a layered PSD and TIF plus there's an easy to follow tutorial too! It's a simple Photoshop template, keep the PhotoshopIsland calendar design or add your image/design. Need a different monthly calendar check out these monthly calendar brushes. The easy to follow recycled cd case monthly calendar video tutorial shows how to make the calendar design in Photoshop. The tutorial also shows how to removed recycled CD case inserts, flip the case lid and insert your new calendar.

 

  • Layered Photoshop file that is easy to use and flexible so you can easily customize
  • File is 300 pixels per inch (for high quality prints)
  • Add your own picture for each month
  • Print on your color printer
  • Cut following the guides
  • You're done!

NEW Bracket Packet - Sports Brackets Designer's Kit

on February 22, 2011

Get in the game with PhotoshopIsland.com. March madness is here. What more creative way to celebrate than your very own custom design tournament brackets. If you are not ready to start from scratch, how about trying one of our new completely customizable tournament poster templates (good for more than just tournament posters)? PhotoshopIsland.com is excited to release a product with a game, The Bracket Packet - Sports Brackets Designer's Kit. This designers kit will get you in the bracket game quickly!

The Bracket Packet - Sports Brackets Designer's Kit Description:

  • 2 bracket design options: regular and rounded
  • 4 bracket options - traditional 64 teams and new play-in group of 8 teams 68 bracket, 32 teams and 16 teams
  • The Bracket Packet files include the following formats: ABR (16 Photoshop brushes), PSD (16 shape layers) , 8 EPS, and 8 PDF
  • Two Bracket Packet Poster Templates (portrait gloss and landscape western): 11"x17" poster template provided in layered Photoshop Files, layered TIF (300 pixels per inch = 3300 x 5100 pixels - WOW that's high resolution!). NOTE: layered TIF files have been simplified to make them broadly compatible with most image editing programs and version of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements
  • Ready to be used in commercial for profit work. No attribution necessary, royalty free. Read our License Agreement for details
  • Tutorials, sample video gallery and sample PDF product gallery provided
  • Product elements and product gallery delivered in a single .zip download

The possible uses are endless:

  • Great for a promo poster or handout for restaurants and bars for the March craziness and other sports tournaments - just add logo or biz name and print at FedEx Kinkos or other quick printer service
  • Add to your sports design projects
  • Perfect for basketball tournaments and other sports tournaments such as wresting and baseball
  • Personalize with your favorite school name, colors, mascot etc.
  • Customize bracket titles with NCAA terms such as "Sweet 16" or "Final 4" and dates or customize and use for local high school and other league tournaments
  • Poster templates are layered so it's easy to edit and use for non-sport design projects

Free Love for the Photoshop Lovers

on February 11, 2011

Valentine's Day is almost here but fear not my Photoshop cupids, PhotoshopIsland.com has 4 ways for Photoshop lovers to show their love with 4 freebies:
  1. Photoshop Layered Hearts Background
  2. 12 High Resolution Heart Photoshop Brushes
  3. Valentine's Day Quick Card - Layered PSD
  4. February 2011 Calendar Template - Recycled CD Case project
 
Yes these are all free just as love should be.

 

Valentine's Day Quick Card - Layered PSD FREEBIE

on February 09, 2011

Heart day is only a few hours away…need to show love in s special way? Want to make a special Valentine's card? There's still time thanks to PhotoshopIsland.com. Use this quick Valentine's card layered PSD. Just customize your message, print and fold. Now you can enjoy heart day stress free!

It's simple, customize the text, print and fold. Your Valentine's day messge is sweet! Try this FREE PSD from PhotoshopIsland.com

  • Photoshop layered file that is simple to use and flexible so you can easily customize
  • File is 8.5" x 10" at 300 pixels per inch (for high quality prints (2550x 3300 pixels)
  • Customize your Valentine's message or use for other holiday options and special events
  • Print on your color printer
  • Fold following the guides
  • Your sweet greeting is done!

Design Idea Using Grunge Metal & Rust Textures

on February 05, 2011

Had a crazy idea for a book cover design that uses several elements including a grungy texture from the PhotoshopIsland.com 50 Grunge Metal & Rust Textures High Resolution Images product. The title "The Kremlin Spa Incident" was directly inspired by the elements I used. I imagine it's a story of a high government official murdered in the Kremlin during the cold war circa 1960. The elements used break out as follows:

February 2011 FREE Calendar Template + Video Tutorial

on February 02, 2011

Following up January's calendar with a Vantetine's Day themed February calendar. Used this simple February 2011 Photoshop template, add your image, a monthly calendar (check out these monthly calendar brushes) and a recycled cd case and you'll have a great desktop calendar (or a gift). There's an easy to follow recycled cd case monthly calendar video tutorial that shows how to make the calendar design in Photoshop. The tutorial also shows how to removed recycled CD case inserts, flip the case lid and insert your new calendar.

It's simple, customize the month and image, print and trim. You have a great desktop calendar and you've help the environment in your own small Photoshop way. Try this FREE PSD from PhotoshopIsland.com

  • Layered Photoshop file that is easy to use and flexible so you can easily customize
  • File is 300 pixels per inch (for high quality prints)
  • Add your own picture for each month
  • Print on your color printer
  • Cut following the guides
  • You're done!

NEW - 50 Grunge Metal & Rust Textures High Resolution Images

on January 25, 2011

PhotoshopIsland.com is excited to offer a product with a large range of possible uses, 50 Grunge Metal & Rust Textures High Resolution Images. This collection is the result of over a year of seacing for interesting textures and capturing them with a professional quality digital camera. Once you begin to work and play with these textures you'll soon realize the possible uses are endless.

Grunge Metal & Rust Textures Description:

  • 50 high resolution rusted, old, weathered, metal texture images
  • Images are JPG format and compatible with Photoshop 7, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, Photoshop Elements 2 and newer, GIMP 2.2.6+ or any image editing software that can open or accept JPG images
  • Images are 3200 x 4800 pixels per inch
  • Most images shot on Canon EOS 5D Mark II with an EF100 mm f/2.8 IS UMS lens at 100 ISO resulting in outstanding quality - low noise and minimal chromatic aberrations
  • Ready to be used in commercial for profit work. No attribution necessary, royalty free. Read our License Agreement for details
  • Tutorials, sample video gallery and sample PDF product gallery provided
  • Images and product gallery delivered in a single .zip download

The possibile uses are endless:

  • Add textures to portrait and event photography to give an interesting grunge/urban look
  • Great for adding a distressed look to image boarders and backgrounds
  • Incorporate into illustrations as textures
  • Create custom metal grunge Photoshop brushes
  • Use as backgrounds in designs such as websites, printed brochures, posters, videos and much more
  • Image resolution large enough to pan and scan for use as video textures and backgrounds
  • Apply textures to 3D models to create an authentic looking results

New FREEBIE Monthly Calendar Template & Video Tutorial

on January 10, 2011

There's a new fun and practical Photoshop template and tutorial to kick off the new year right. Used this simple Photoshop template, add your image, a monthly calendar (check out these monthly calendar brushes) and a recycled cd case and you'll have a great desktop calendar (a great gift too). This easy to follow recycled cd case monthly calendar video tutorial shows how to make the calendar design in Photoshop. The tutorial also shows how to removed recycled CD case inserts, flip the case lid and insert your new calendar.

It's simple, customize the month and image, print and trim. You have a great desktop calendar and you've help the environment in your own small Photoshop way. Try this FREE PSD from PhotoshopIsland.com

  • Layered Photoshop file that is easy to use and flexible so you can easily customize
  • File is 300 pixels per inch (for high quality prints)
  • Add your own picture for each month
  • Print on your color printer
  • Cut following the guides
  • You're done!

Quick Holiday Gift Card Layered PSD FREEBIE

on December 24, 2010

quick and easy customizable holiday gift cardTwas the night before Christmas…when all the stores were closed…you need one last gift but sun has gone down. Need to make a special personalized gift card? PhotoshopIsland.com can help with this easy holiday gift card layered PSD. Just customize, print and fold. Now you can get to bed before Santa stops by with a few other special treats or a surprise.

It's simple, customize the text, print and fold. Your last minuet holiday shopping is done! Try this FREE PSD from PhotoshopIsland.com

  • Layered Photoshop file that is easy to use and flexible so you can easily customize
  • File is 8.5" x 10" at 300 pixels per inch (for high quality prints (2550x 3300 pixels)
  • Customize the message for a variety of holiday options
  • Print on your color printer
  • Fold following the guides
  • You're done!

New 2011 calendar gift tutorial

on December 20, 2010

Just posted a new basic Photoshop how-to tutorial that shows how to easily create an inexpensive photo calendar gift. With a simple click of your Photoshop brush tool you can make a great product or gift for your photography customers. Brushes and EPS files provide a fast way for designers to add a 2011 calendar to a design or project.

Includes:

  • 45 2011 Photoshop brushes using a variety of fonts and layouts.
  • Matching EPS files allow you to create calendars larger than 2500 pixel, import into Indesign or edit in Adobe Illustrator (NOTE: EPS file not included for Slab Grunge Style calendar due to large file size).

The 45 High Resolution 2011 Annual Calendar Photoshop Brushes can be used for personal and commerical use. Read our License Agreement for details.

Tutorial: Holiday Photoshop Brushes & Retro Holiday Cards

on December 13, 2010

Check out out latest tutorial. Actual it's a tutorial and demonstration of the 40 holiday greeting Photoshop brushes and Retro Holiday Greeting Card Designs Vol. 1. Your learn a little about how to use Photoshop and how to take advantage of our products. For more tutorials and product check out out PhotoshopIsland Youtube channel.

40 holiday greeting Photoshop brushes product features:

  • Brushes compatible with Photoshop 7, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, Photoshop Elements 2 and newer, GIMP 2.2.6+
  • Ready to be used for personal and commercial use. Read our License Agreement for details.
  • We help you by providing easy video tutorials so you can be up to speed quickly
  • Brush set delivered in a single .zip download
  • Product gallery show brushes and kick-start ideas for how to use

Retro Holiday Greeting Card Designs Vol. 1 product features:

  • 5 designs delivered in 2 sizes equals 10 layered Photoshop files that are easy to use and flexible so you can easily customize
  • Files 4" x 8" & 5" x 7" at 300 pixels per inch (for high quality prints (1200 x 2400 pixels & 1500 x 2100 pixels)
  • Files are layered for maximum flexibility
  • Just add your own high quality photo
  • Customize the message so cards work for a variety of holiday options

Check Out Product Galleries Before You Buy

on December 10, 2010

Nearly all PhotoshopIsland.com products are delivered with a detailed product gallery in the form of an Acrobat PDF. These galleries have information about compatibility, product previews, helpful links and sample images of products in action.

You don’t have to buy a PhotoshopIsland.com product to see these product galleries. You will find the associated product gallery on each product page. But there another way you can see all the galleries on a single page. All our gallery PDF files have been published at issuu.com/photoshopisland.

Holiday Greetings PS Brushes Video

on December 06, 2010

See all 40 holiday greeting Photoshop brushes available in our latest product in a 2 minuet video below on on the PhotoshopIsland Youtube channel. You can quickly and easily add styled holiday greetings to your images and designs with the 40 Holiday Greetings. This set contains a wide range of holiday greetings from formal to fun. With 40 options of saying and styles most of your Christmas holiday greting needs will be covered.

Product features:

  • Brushes compatible with Photoshop 7, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, Photoshop Elements 2 and newer, GIMP 2.2.6+
  • Ready to be used for personal and commercial use. Read our License Agreement for details.
  • We help you by providing easy video tutorials so you can be up to speed quickly
  • Brush set delivered in a single .zip download
  • Product gallery show brushes and kick-start ideas for how to use

Music Creative Commons: 1st Snowfall from Holidium - Festive holiday piano!

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