New and Improved!

Newest ImageFor quite some time now I’ve been wanting to be able to create “new!” and “updated!” type images for use at work and here on my site. I wanted something like you’d expect to see on a box of Tide or cereal, y’know? The splash-graphic. The “new and improved!” image.

I finally found the answer. If you want to make nifty 3D(-ish) “badges” like this one, look no further than the excellent tutorials at Bartelme Design: Part 1 and Part 2.

2024-01-20: Broken links in this post have been removed and/or updated.

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