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Posts from February, 2012

Design a Grungy Western Movie Poster in Photoshop

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I recently watched the movie Tombstone (1993) on TV, which gave me the inspiration to try my hand at designing a wild west themed movie poster. Follow this step by step tutorial to create a grungy western poster design, see the whole design process from start to finish as the various stock resources are manipulated to complete the composition.

35 Beautiful Examples of Vector & Vexel Art Portraits

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Vector and Vexel Art are two techniques of creating highly realistic images using Photoshop or Illustrator. As the name suggests, Vector Art is built entirely of vector graphics whereas Vexel art is pixel based, but the process is very similar in that layers and layers are drawn to form the overall portrait. The more layers, the smoother and more realistic the final piece. This post showcases 35 outstanding examples of beautiful vector/vexel art portraits by a group of talented artists.

Art & Design Inspiration Fix for February 17th 2012

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The Art & Design Inspiration fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from Pete Golibersuch, Lerston, David Dodge, pixnwords and Andre Pessel.

Inspirational Showcase of Logo Designs with Wings

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History provides us with plenty of winged designs from old air force emblems and pin badges, but more recently we can see designers taking inspiration from military aviation and using the style of winged badges in their logo work to create prestigious designs. This post showcases 30 inspirational examples of modern day logo designs each featuring its own set of illustrated wings.

Art & Design Inspiration Fix for February 10th 2012

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The Art & Design Inspiration fix pulls together a collection of my favourite graphical images that I’ve come across over the past week to give you a fix of creative inspiration. This week we have designs from James White, Andreas Leonidou, Marcelo Schultz, Hannes Beer and Nigel Hopkins.