Each year Halloween gives us a great excuse to hack at our designs with the most grungy brushes and textures in our collection to create the most raw and gory artwork we can. Follow this step by step tutorial to create an old school style horror movie poster. We’ll create a low-fi print effect with red on black and use a range of splatter brushes to rough up the design and capture the horror theme.
Posts from October, 2012
In this week’s question time video I talk about what I think new designers should put in their portfolios if they haven’t done any live client work, and whether you should include part time jobs as your work experience on your CV or resume.
In last week’s vintage logo tutorial we saw how useful vector textures can be to create that aged and weathered appearance, while maintaining a scaleable vector format. So this week I’ve gone ahead and created a pack of new texture files to give you extra choice when grunging up your vector work. Download these textures along with my vector bumper pack for free!
This week Access All Areas members have the chance of winning 3 licenses to download premium WordPress themes of their choice from the ThemeFuse collection. The ThemeFuse range includes top quality themes for all kinds of websites. Set up a portfolio, a hosting business or even a website for your wedding with a beautiful design, solid code and outstanding customer support.
Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create an aged vintage style logo design. We’re going to take inspiration from generations past, when logos were hand crafted with custom lettering. To achieve the same effect in Illustrator we’ll customise existing fonts to create a old school layout of cool typography.
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 Joluvian, Justin Mezzell, Studio Muti, Pete Harrison and David Rapoza.