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Poster from the Words

Poster from the Words
Would you like to make your own cool musical poster? This Photoshop tutorial will teach you how to do it. Final Image Preview Resources Girl Step 1 First we are going to create a new document in Photoshop with 1000×1000 pixels with all the default settings. Step 2 Select Horizontal Type Tool and place any text (white color, caps on) filling all background as you can see below. Rotate text 45 degrees CW by going to Edit > Transform > Rotate. Step 3 Open photo and copy it to our canvas over text layer. Select text from text layer (Ctrl+left click on text layer thumbnail in layers). Press Ctrl+D to deactivate selection. Apply Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast. Step 4 Create a new layer. Rotate text 45 degrees CW by going to Edit > Transform > Rotate on both layers. Apply Layer > Layer Style > Blending Options > Outer Glow to both layer to make it more readable. Final Image This tutorial is now finished and you got a great effect!

10 Creative Adobe Illustrator Tutorials This post put together some handy creative Adobe Illustrator Tutorials, mostly about retro poster style. Check out new tricks that you can learn and apply it to your own designs. These tutorials are the best from great sites such us Digital Arts online, Veerle's blog, Vectortuts+, Vectips, Pixel 77, Computer Arts magazine and GoMediaZine. Hope you like it!!! Create Retro Poster Art | Digital Arts online Elegant gradient ribbon in Illustrator | Veerle's blog Blend and Mask Yourself a Great Poster | Vectortuts+ Creating Seamless Textures In Illustrator | Vectips Tutorial: Retro vector illustration in 15 Steps | Pixel 77 Intricate Patterns in Illustrator | GoMediaZine Give Your Sketches a Facelift | Tutorial | Computer Arts magazine Design a Vintage Poster with Vector Pack 16 – Graphic design tutorials, freebies, & advice by working artists and designers. | GoMediaZine Post written by David Klhufek Freelance graphic, website designer, in the round for over more 10 years now..

Creating a crazy cool logo I’m a huge fan of typography and logo design, even though I havent worked on too many logo design projects I had the opportunity to express my love on a few, but at the same time, very pleasant ID projects. One of them was in 2005 for a company called Zagora. When they hired us to create their ID design they said that they wanted something very unique and modern. Besides of that we spent like 4 hours talking about ideas and concepts in order to know exactly what we would have to do. In this post I will show you how we created the logo. I will skip the drawing parts, yes there were tons of drawings before going to the computer, because when they stole my computer and backups in 2006 they took all my photos of the drawings. This logo is pretty much a bunch of circles, I used a circle for the module and deleted some segments in order to create the characters. Step 1 In Illustrator, using the Ellipse Tool (U) create a circle. Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Change the stroke colors. Step 7 Step 8

35 Creative Portrait Effects Photoshop Tutorials Portrait effects are no longer constrained to vignettes or simple stencil effects. This area has vertiginously evolved to an unbelievable level of creativity and complexity. So, don’t expect to find your average two step special effect. Many of these require a lot of work, which in the end will result in a lot of Photoshop techniques learned. As usual, don’t try this with your average bad quality family photos. Turn a photo into a pencil sketch Two color technicolor effect Dreamy mystical effect Complete beauty retouching Andy Warhol pop effect Natural skin smoothing Photo to Illustration effect Give your photos a color ink sketch effect Give your photos a retro comic look effect Creating an unique profile image Snow queen Underwater portrait effect High contrast artistic portrait Abstract lighting effect Pop portrait effect Turn a face into a stone statue Creating a smoke fading effect Color effects with alpha channel Retro pop art in Photoshop Good and evil photo effect Create a vexel image in Photoshop

10 Creative Adobe Photoshop Tutorials Post written by David Klhufek Freelance graphic, website designer, in the round for over more 10 years now.. If you fancy our work and are looking for graphic design, webdesign, logo or something special try to hire us right now!!! David has written 198 awesome articles for Do you like this post? Get more with our Newsletter!!! We provide great tips, tricks, and strategies a few times a month. Stay with us, we have a more cool Related Posts: What does a top notch graphic designer have in common with an amateur photographer?

How To Create 3D Ball in Photoshop In this tutorial we’re going to learn how to create a 3D ball with photoshop in 8 steps. We also included a PSD file as source files. We’ll use of a few fundamental tools in Photoshop such as circle tool, brush tool, and layer styles — combining them with easy and creative techniques to come up with a graphic that you can adapt into icons, infographics, and other design projects. Final Image Preview Once you have finished the tutorial, you should have something like this. Lets get started! Step 0 We start with creating a new file. I use the color #363636, you are free to choose the background color, but my advice is better if you wear a darker color than the color of the object that we will create And the result will be like the image below. Step 1 Create a circle with using ellipse tool, in order to produce a perfect circle, press the shift key when making a circle. Step 2 Now we are going to apply some Layer Styles. You should end up with this Step 3 And you should end up with this Step 4 Step 5

49 Most Creative Photoshop Tutorials of 2009 What a year it has been for Photoshop… so many new techniques, so many fresh ideas and so many new and creative web sites offering free tutorials. In this post we have collected the best of them, focusing on photo manipulation, design and drawing, poster design, caricature design and finally, illustration within Photoshop. We have purposely omitted icon design, text effects and GUI tutorials, these will be following in the coming weeks, keep an eye out for them. Photo Manipulation Tutorials Create Frozen Liquid Effects In this tutorial they show you some techniques for giving almost anything a liquid or frozen fluid effect. Create a Happy Girl Wallpaper In this tutorial, you will be taught how to create a wallpaper of a very happy girl, who enjoys life. Create a Funky Perspective of a Model Riding This is a tutorial illustrating perspective techniques and how you can achieve the feeling of depth and motion. The Making of “Constant Slip” Fantastic Tree Photo Manipulations Craft a Caricature

Photoshop For Beginners: 6 techniques to extract anything from its background This is the second of a series of tutorials thought for Photoshop beginners. I’ll explain in depth those features that can result difficult to understand for a newbi. Today I’ll show you 6 techniques you can use to extract a person/object from its background. From now on extraction won’t have secrets for you! Extraction is one of the worst enemies for those who start using Photoshop. While it’s simple to extract a geometric figure from its background, it is difficult to do the same with a tree or a blonde flowing hair model. Do you want to learn Photoshop basics with simple yet effective tutorials? How to: Before we start: in the following exercises I take for grant you’ll unlock the background layer when you open a new image in Photoshop before start the exercise. For mac users: alt=options. ctrl=cmd. Exercise 1: How to extract simple form objects Objects with simple forms are easy to be extracted. Open the screw image in Photoshop. Why to press shift? Why to press alt? Why red channel?

25+ Designs of Movie Posters - Photoshop Tutorials  Every movie lover always attract from movie poster and most of the media houses create an objective movie poster with maximum possibilities to catch viewers interest as movie lover I am always find their story and poster where I can idea about movie ingredients and one amazing resource is IMDB to get complete details with all history of any upcoming or ongoing blockbuster movie. Let’s turn into topic which we have as “25+ Designs of Movie Posters – Photoshop Tutorials” this is an creative dose for web and graphic designers to make a movie poster to represent packed action though metaphor impressions. Al movie posters show a masala of movie and their cast which is also provoke viewers interest toward further movie story and movie poster design tutorials will help an special community which become graphic designers with maximum design inspirations, why not we try to scroll down to find modern techniques of Adobe Photoshop and their latest techniques. X-MEN movie poster View Tutorial

35 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop Brushes For Photoshop users, downloading free brushes and creating your own custom brushes can quickly help you to achieve more effective results and improve productivity and efficiency at the same time. There are essentially unlimited options when working with brushes, so it’s a skill that can always be further developed. Regardless of your skill level in working with brushes you should find some tutorials here for you. Some cover the basic uses and functionality of brushes, some will teach you various ways to create your own custom brushes, and some will help you to develop your skills by using them as an integral part of a design. You may also be interested in the following collections of Photoshop tutorials: Rotating Brushes A simple way to rotate any brush to fit your needs. Managing Your Brushes and Brush Libraries in Photoshop Once you’ve downloaded and created a number of brushes, managing and organizing them will become more important. Photoshop Brush Tutorial: Shape Dynamics – Size Controls

Realistic Folder Paper: Photoshop Today we will learn how to realize a folded paper text effect from scratch in Photoshop. We will firstly create the background using a couple of patterns, then we will work on the type treatment with the help of the pen tool, layer masks and other useful techniques related to dodge,burn and the transform tool. This tutorial is very simple to follow, so I suggest to everyone to give a try. Preview: Click to enlarge Become a Premium Member and get unlimited access to source files and premium resources for only 7$/month. Step 1 Create a new document in Photoshop. *note for Mac users: ctrl=cmd, alt=option Step 2 Fill the background with a dark green (#41514c). Step 3 To create the textured effect of the background, I’ve used 2 of our soft grunge patterns created by Piervincenzo. Select the pattern2_380_hard and press ok to fill the background. Finally set the layer to overlay with opacity 50%. Step 4 Create another layer, this time fill it with pattern_9_380_hard. Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10

Ghosting An Image With Photoshop Written by Steve Patterson. In this Photoshop effects tutorial, we’re going to look at a way to give a photo a more “ghostly” appearance. I’m a fan of horror films, but I admit I’m a bit shallow in that I usually just watch them for the special effects. Of course, as with most photo effects, it helps if you start with the right type of image. Using Photoshop CS6 or Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud)? Here’s the photo I’ll be starting with: The original image. And here’s the “ghosting” effect we’re after: The final effect. Let’s get started! Step 1: Copy The Background Layer As always, we never want to work directly on our Background layer, since it contains our original pixel information, so the first thing I’m going to do is copy it. Photoshop’s New Layer dialog box. This gives me a copy of my Background layer in the Layers palette, which Photoshop has named “desaturated”: Photoshop’s Layers palette now showing my Background layer and the copy above it. Step 2: Desaturate The Background Copy Layer

60+ Amazing Poster and Advertisment Tutorials Advertisement Everyone in the business world knows the importance of posters and ads in advertising for specific products. Posters are an integral part of advertising. An eye-catching, attractive poster that conveys a professional, compelling message about a product, service or event will invariably hold the user’s attention. In this article, we have collected a mixture of Photoshop and Illustrator tutorials related to posters and advertisements. Poster Tutorials Creating an Old-Collage Effect PosterThis one’s a favorite because it helps you put images and text together really easily. Create an Awesome Music PosterA comprehensive step-by-step tutorial that shows you a variety of techniques to create a beautiful music poster! Create an Event Poster with C4D and Photoshop – PSD Plus TutorialA very exciting tutorial: take a rendered scene, add props and then finalize it in Photoshop. PS Quickie! Create a Mock-Retro Poster ConceptThis tutorial teaches you how to design a mock-retro poster.