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Combine stock photos, triangle shapes and textures to create an awesome retro poster that takes inspiration from climbing expedition to Annapurna in 1970. By mixing up simple shapes with old and grungey textures we’ll create a retro poster design for “Annapurna 1970″. Let’s not waste any more time and get started! Tutorial Outcome
Overview of the Tutorial Today we’re going to be creating the dark and grungy poster you see below. You will also find links to the stock images we will be using in this tutorial. This tutorial focuses heavily on blending images together to achieve a desired effect. The Files Step 1
One of my favorite ‘looks’ is the sort of old-collage feel of old photos and old paper. It’s a favorite because it lets you work images and text together really easily. In this tutorial we’ll put together a poster where there is a main photograph and a lot of text using the old-collage feel. Step 1 This tutorial is based on a job I did a few days ago for a charity client who needed a poster to promote an upcoming event. They are a choir made up of homeless people called the Sydney Street Choir and it’s a pretty neat little organization that you can learn about at www.sydneystreetchoir.com .
Sin City was a really cool movie, at least visually. I really liked the stylish scenes and colors. A few months ago I saw a poster of another Frank Miller movie called "The Spirit."
It's the end of the year and for the last tutorial of 2009 I will show you how to create a poster inspired by the amazing work of Simon Page , especially those beautiful posters for the International Year of Astronomy . I created this design first for the Abduzeedo 3rd Anniversary poster but I changed it a little bit for this Photoshop tutorial. So I will show you how to create a minimalistic design in Photoshop playing with stock photos, blend modes and filters. We will also use a paper texture to give a nice retro feel to our design.
Photos Used The following images were used in the creation of this piece: Woman Photo Typewriter Photo Old Paper Texture Sunburst Graphic Final Image This is the final image we’ll be creating: Step 1
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Digital graphics are largely dependent on the software used to create them. Given the clean, pixel-perfect nature of Photoshop, artworks always risk looking too perfect therefore it’s important to learn how to bring nature’s random variations into our digital creations. In this tutorial we’ll create an atmospheric poster for a dance party using the textured, retro look that’s so popular nowadays. Tutorial Assets We will make use of a texture and a photograph. Here are the download links:
Tools Used: Adobe Photoshop Wacom Tablet (not required)