Old Stock-Illustrator Actions

Old Stock Adobe Illustrator Actions for CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6 and CC.

What is Old Stock?
Old Stock is a set of over 130 Actions for Adobe Illustrator. They cover a wide range of vintage and modern drop shadows and fills to create beautiful and striking effects for your designs. They can be used on any vectorized type or object. Old Stock creates the effects in vector and separates and groups the shapes for you. All you need to do is apply your own color!

This video demonstrates how to use Old Stocks Actions in a graphic and type design setting.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj5a-fqSGFg

Created especially for:

Graphic Designers- Graphic Designers will benefit from the ease of use of Old Stocks Actions. Complex effects can be effortlessly produced in record time. This offers the Graphic Designer a wide array of effects for their logos and layouts.

Type Designers- Type Designers can use Old Stock's Actions to add drop shadows and fills to their new or existing typefaces. Every Action is vectorized and separated for ease of use. Old Stock does all of the hard work for you!

What is included in the package:

Old Stock has over 130 Actions ranging from drop shadows to fills.

Old Stock Fill - 16 Actions that provide a wide range of fills.

Old Stock Inset Fill - 16 Actions that provide a wide range of inset fills.

Drop Shadow - These Actions produce a drop shadow that goes right up to the letter or object. Small, medium and large versions are included for a total of 30 Actions.

Drop Shadow with Outline - These Actions produce a drop shadow with an outline. Small, medium and large versions are included for a total of 30 Actions.

Drop Shadow Minus Outline - These Actions produce a drop shadow without an outline. Small, medium and large versions are included for a total of 30 Actions.

Drop Shadow Gradient - These Actions produce a shaded drop shadow. Included is drop shadow, with outline and also without outline. Small, medium and large versions are included for total of 9 Actions.

Expander - Add Old Stock swatches to text or an object, and the Expander action converts the swatch into a vectorized object.

Old Stock Manual - This detailed manual covers installation and running the Actions.
http://borgeslettering.com/oldstock/oldstockmanual.pdf

Old Stock Reference Guide - A handy reference guide showing the actions.
http://borgeslettering.com/oldstock/oldstockrefguide.pdf

Video Tutorials -

Old Stock Actions being used in a graphic and type design setting -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj5a-fqSGFg

Old Stock Installation -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl7Wvj25I_s

Old Stock Tutorial - Creating a simple drop shadow, split shade, modern use and fills -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv279TEwwnY

Old Stock tips and troubleshooting -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUnGOwtr_9I

Fonts used in the samples and videos:
Desire - https://creativemarket.com/Borgeslettering/13716-Desire
Alpine Script- https://creativemarket.com/Borgeslettering/2093-Alpine-Script

89 Comments

  1. Larry Jones
    • Purchased

    Can't wait to put this to use on some t-shirt designs! This will save me hours of time trying to manually create these effects and with undoubtedly better results. Thanks, Charles! Keep up the great work.

  2. Charles Borges de Oliveira
    • Shop Owner

    Thanks Larry and John!! Thank you for purchasing Old Stock!!! :) If you make something cool with it please send me a pic. I would love to see how others use it.

  3. Stephen Rapp

    Charles never fails to deliver the best work. These actions are a worth it to anyone who designs with type.

  4. David Leicester
    • Purchased

    Hi there, lovely actions - the body text states "Introductory Sale!! $5 Off for a limited time" yet the Buy now button state $20?

  5. Rick Wetzel

    Thanks. This is great! I bought this this morning and can't stop playing with it. THis product is such a time saver. Just remember to LOCK THOSE LAYERS!

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