Convert color photographs to black and white and sepia tone

Posted in Resources > Bitmaps by Firetuts

In this tutorial, you will learn this simple and extremely helpful technique of converting color photographs to black / white and sepia tone using Adobe Fireworks.

Transparent text effect in Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts

Transparent text effect

This transparent text effect was based on the article on maagraphics. The effect is a simple and effective way of adding text to an image in an unobtrusive way, also with a few tweaks you can use this effect in conjunction with the letterpress effect, to create a nice click action.

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Letterpress text effect

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts

Letterpress text effect is a relatively easy effect to achieve and relies on only two filters to get a really good look and feel.

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Create custom fonts design in Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts

Every now and again you will need to adjust the shape of a font you are using in a project, Ive needed to do this quite a few times when creating logo concepts that have a play on text shape rather than use a icon/shape logo. Create custom font shapes is an easy technique to learn and will give you loads more scope when coming up with those creative concepts.

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How to Create a Custom Radial Burst

Posted in Resources > Miscellaneous by Firetuts

Here’s an easy one. Make your own radial burst, as its not an autoshape in Fireworks and sometimes you want it in your design, like this one. You easily make your own and I’ll show you how. Also, some essential keyboard shortcuts.

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Create Web2.0 logos with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts

You can make your very own Web2.0-style logo with Adobe Fireworks in this tutorial I’ll teach you a few simple techniques that can help you create Web2.0 logos. There are more methods out there, but here’s my favorite ones.

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