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.

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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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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Replicate the Siri Icon in Adobe Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Icons by Firetuts

With the release of the iPhone 4S we saw the introduction of siri icon on our iPhone. For many of us it marks the serious initiative to implement a long talked about idea of voice controlled computing. I wanted to mark the introduction of voice controlled computing by recreating the Siri icon in fireworks.
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Apple iCloud Logo with Brushed Metal effect

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I came across the new iCloud application from apple (which is in beta at the time of writing this tut) the Apple iCloud Logo replicates the brushed metal that permeates most, if not all apple products. I thought it would be a good excuse to show some techniques for creating brushed metal effects.

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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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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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Tilt shift effect with Adobe Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Bitmaps by Firetuts

Even though Fireworks is a great web workhorse its still possible to create some nice photo manipulation effects similar to photoshop. In this article i’ll go through a simple way to approximate the tilt shift effect we see all over flickr and alike.

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