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.
Posts from February, 2012
It’s time for Access All Areas members to be treated to another awesome design resource. This time the talented folks from Designious have donated one of their amazing vector packs. This mythical creatures vector pack features 6 highly detailed vector illustrations of monsters from popular stories: Succubus, Satyr, Adjule, Bladenboro, Bigfoot and the Beast of Gévaudan.
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.
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.
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.
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.