Originally used to promote cabaret and tourist resorts by train, steamship and airline companies, travel posters from the 1920s have become iconic designs. The artwork depicted luxurious travel with strong and powerful imagery, which was influenced by the geometric shapes and bold colours of the Art Deco movement at the time. The style still inspires graphic artists today, who use the visual traits made popular by the originals to create their own travel posters and tribute art. In today’s inspiration showcase I present a range of poster designs, both old and new, all based on the vintage 1920s Art Deco style.
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In today Adobe Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you 5 tips to add authentic looking black and white analog film effects to your photos. While modern digital cameras produce vastly superior images with crips colourful pixels, photographers still love the nostalgia of old film based cameras and the character of the photographs they produce, especially the beautiful mood and tones of black and white film stock. It takes a lot of practice and experience to master analogue photography, plus there’s a lot of messy work with various chemicals involved to develop traditional photographic film, but Photoshop has some great built-in tools that you can use to transform your digital pictures into realistic looking film based shots. It just requires a basic understanding of how analogue pictures are made, so you can then find ways to mimic the appearance with Photoshop adjustments.
Clipping a subject from its background is one of the fundamental procedures that is required for a variety of Photoshop projects. I’ve covered the best selection methods for a range of situations in my video titled How To Cut Anything Out in Photoshop, but cutting out hair always proves to be the most challenging, especially when dark or detailed backgrounds are involved where there isn’t sufficient contrast between the portion you want to keep and the areas you don’t. In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’ll show you some advanced techniques for cutting out hair, even difficult real world scenarios where the subject isn’t conveniently placed against a clean studio backdrop!
Access All Areas members have a collection of joyful hand lettering graphics to download this week, courtesy of Freepik. These New Year letterings all feature a seasonal ‘Happy New Year’ greeting in a variety of type styles, complemented by decorative graphics. Easily create card prints or online promotions by using these ready-made designs, or break apart the artwork and use the individual assets in your custom illustrations.
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