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Using a mixture of filters and blending modes, Corey takes a stock photo and transforms it into an old, classic 1950′s pin-up poster. Corey is the newest education and curriculum developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, Fl, with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards in illustration, graphic design and photography. Using Photoshop since Version 2, his expertise and creativity have evolved exponentially with every new version, which makes Corey an invaluable addition to the NAPP team.
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How to create Retro-style Photoshop illustration July 19th, 2010 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop , Photo Editing Check out these the best Premium WordPress Themes Today we’ll create some textures for background using brushes, manipulate some stock photos to give them a retro-style look, and make some color variations. Layered PSD file included.
Textures are one of the most used resources in making great designs. They can accentuate your images to better portray the feel of the design you’re aiming for. Vintage textures, for instance, can add a classic or nostalgic touch to your work. Here at You the Designer, you need not blast to the past to get this brilliant effect. This Compilation of Vintage Textures for Designers features resources you can download for free.
Fonts are an essential component of any designer’s repertoire. Fonts are what can tie together a design, a logo, a template and create a coherent branding image. Fonts can make or break a product advertisement, and they are often very difficult to choose. Fonts come in all shapes and sizes, and all sorts of styles, from futuristic to grunge to retro.
Back in the days of analog photography imperfections were part of the job. Colour washes, light leaks, vignettes and blurs were all common problems that appeared during the processing of your film, particularly from cheap cameras such as the Holga, or simply down to human error. While these problems don’t affect digital cameras, we can recreate the cool effects in Photoshop to give our shots that cool lo-fi retro effect. View large scale photograph You don’t have to look far before finding quality examples of old style analog photography.
The memories of yesteryears invoke in us a sense of nostalgia as we long for the days gone by when life seems so much simpler. Technology was not as advanced as it is today, and things were changing at a slower pace.
Tutorial Links: Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 Pop Art Recommended for Beginner to Intermediate Level Photoshop Users If you are a fan of pop art then you’re probably already well acquainted with the work Roy Lichtenstein . Roy Lichtenstein became one of the leading pop artists of the sixties with his comic-strip paintings.