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Annapurna Expedition 1970: Design Beautiful Retro Poster in Photoshop 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! This is what we will be designing.
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 Create a Dark and Grungy Poster in Photoshop
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Minimalistic Poster Design in Photoshop 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 PhotoTypewriter PhotoOld Paper TextureSunburst Graphic Final Image This is the final image we’ll be creating: Step 1 Create a Mock-Retro Poster Concept
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