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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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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Create Vista Wallpaper with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Wallpaper by Firetuts

I have noticed a considerable demand for a tutorial to create vista wallpaper, so I’ve decided to give it a try. It’s not easy, and the result is not perfect, but its a good attempt nonetheless.

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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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Create a Planet from scratch with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Illustration by Firetuts

In this tutorial I’ll go through completely how to completely create a planet from scratch with Fireworks. You don’t even need any images, its all there in your textures. This tutorial is inspired by this one.

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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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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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