Follow this step by step walkthrough of my recent design process for the ‘Spectrum’ poster. Starting with custom made type in Illustrator, we’ll move our vector graphics into Photoshop for some serious distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes and more!
Posts from May, 2010
In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have a look at the history of design blogs; a tutorial on how to create seamless patterns; a few everyday lessons in freelancing; an awesome illustrative tutorial; and a fantasy photo manipulation tutorial.
I’ve been wanting to get stuck into some good old photo manipulation artwork for some time, and after being inspired by the recent Alice in Wonderland movie I had to urge to create my own dreamy fantasy scene. Follow this walkthrough of my design process where I build a blissful fantasy scene with various lighting and colouring effects, then use the artwork as a base for a complete album cover design.
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I’ve just finished up another little digital art experiment where I set out to build something cool and abstract out of Photoshop patterns and simple shapes. Follow this walkthrough as I take you through the steps I took to recreate this detailed design with nothing more than gradient and pattern effects.
In this week’s roundup of creative goodness, we have a thorough look into the use of grids in web design; a summary of things to know when building theme for Tumblr; a sleek website design tutorial; and two awesome roundups of ultra cool infographics.