Change color of an element in a photo or bitmap

Posted in Resources > Bitmaps by Firetuts

With this technique you can change the colour of a particular part of a bitmap image or photo. The tutorial uses a photo as an example but remember that this technique can be used with elements of graphic design, icons or even web graphics.

3D Text Effect in a few simple steps.

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how, with some basic font choices and a few filters we can get really slick solid 3D text effect.

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Free Social Media Icons

Posted in Resources > Icons by Firetuts

While creating the google plus icon recently I started to explore creating other free social media Icons.

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Google Plus Icon

Posted in Resources > Icons by Firetuts

Having got a google plus account recently I thought I would have a go at creating the Google plus icon, the source for the icons is open to download and re-use.
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Add Radial Gradient in Text with fireworks

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts

This is a tip good for poster art. Add radial gradient in text to spice things up. If you’re tired of using borders and bevels, try this.

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How to Draw a Marble or Glass Ball

Posted in Resources > Miscellaneous by Mark Lawson

This next guest tutorial is written by Mark Lawson. He will show you how to draw a marble or glass ball effect.

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Five easy steps to create a barcode in Fireworks.

Posted in Resources > Miscellaneous by Lucian

This tutorial will show you how to create a barcode for any purpose.

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Creating a Realistic Peelable Sticker Effect in Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Illustration by Lucian

The tutorial will give you a step-by-step instructions on how to create a peelable sticker effect, great for placing in a corner of a website to reveal news or offers.

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Realistic 10-step 3D simulation with reflection in Fireworks 8

Posted in Resources > 3D effects by Lucian

This tutorial will show how a realistic 3d simulation, such as text, could be created in Fireworks 8, a 2d software.

Our first guest post is written by Lucian. Enjoy!

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How to Make Text Glow Better

Posted in Resources > Text Effects by Firetuts

Instead of using the default Glow filter for the text, you can use other methods to make your text shine in the dark. This tutorial will show you a combination of them.

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