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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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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Beginner Fireworks Tutorials Roundup

Posted in Resources > Roundups by Firetuts

Here’s a list of all the basic tutorials I could find. These are good for those who are brand new to Fireworks or to the world of graphic design via Fireworks. Enjoy.

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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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