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Blog.SpoonGraphics. Create a Raw Horror Movie Poster Design in Photoshop. Each year Halloween gives us a great excuse to hack at our designs with the most grungy brushes and textures in our collection to create the most raw and gory artwork we can.

Create a Raw Horror Movie Poster Design in Photoshop

Follow this step by step tutorial to create an old school style horror movie poster. We’ll create a low-fi print effect with red on black and use a range of splatter brushes to rough up the design and capture the horror theme. The horror movie poster design we’ll be creating as part of this tutorial features a scary looking infected zombie fellow. For maximum impact the design is created with red on black and has a grainy quality to relate to the low-fi printing techniques used on old school B movie posters.

View the final horror movie poster design We’ll need a source photo to act as the main zombie character on our poster. Go to Image > Adjustments > Levels and increase the contrast by dragging the shadows marker to darken the photo. How To Create a Vintage Style Zombie Movie Poster. This post was originally published in 2010 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.

How To Create a Vintage Style Zombie Movie Poster

The build up to Halloween has inspired the topic of this week’s tutorial. Follow this step by step process of designing your own retro/vintage style horror movie poster. We’ll be creating the poster for ‘Hot Zombie Killers’ as a modern comedy horror with inspiration from artwork from the 50’s. Hot chicks and gruesome zombies mixed with the cheesy and cheerful character of 50s advertising, can you get any more awesome?! View large scale Hot Zombie Killers poster design We’ll be designing the poster with the vintage style in mind and recreating effects that were a result of the cheap screenprinting methods used to manufacture the original posters. Taking the time to conduct a spot of research can really help develop the core ideas for your own poster. Most of my designs begin with a sketch.

Start work in Photoshop by creating a new document. Repeat the process with two additional model images. Create a Retro-Futuristic Space Poster in Photoshop. I recently watched the movies Alien & Aliens and marvelled at each movie’s cover art, which gave me the inspiration for this tutorial.

Create a Retro-Futuristic Space Poster in Photoshop

Both movies have a futuristic theme but this is combined with heavy grain from the outdated print techniques, creating that awesome retro-futuristic style. Follow this step by step Photoshop tutorial to create your own space themed poster design with intense lighting effects and distressed textures. The space poster design we’ll be creating features a fantasy sci-fi scene with the planet LV-426 and its moon being the clear subject. We’ll use various resources to create the planet, as well as the array of whispy nebulae, then give the whole poster that aged retro style with some heavy grain and muted colours.

How to improve your Photoshop Skills. There's nothing better than to play with the tool if you want to learn it.

How to improve your Photoshop Skills

Bert Monroy always mentions that on his podcasts and I truly agree with him. I think the best way to learn is trying to recreate images and effects we like. Here I list my 10 tips to improve your skills in Photoshop, but they can be applied to other tools as well. Besides of that leave a comment with tips and links that you think will help us to improve our Photoshop Skills as well. 1 - Start with something I know this might sound obvious but you need to have something like some drawings, sketches, or an image rather than just a white page. 2 - Don't be dissappointed Don't be dissappointed when your image or effect is not turning out the way you want, keep working. 3 - Try to recreate the effects you like.

Every time I find an image that has an effect I like I save it and try to create that effect in Photoshop. 4 - Read tutorials before start doing your design. 5 - Learn how to use Masks. Chrome Effect in Photoshop. A couple of weeks back we featured an image for the wallpaper of the week that was the Abduzeedo symbol with a chrome effect.

Chrome Effect in Photoshop

Quite a few people asked me how it was composed so this weekend I decided to write a simple tutorial on how to achieve a cool chrome effect using Photoshop. I am using the Photoshop CC but you can create a similar effect with pretty much any new version of Photoshop. So, in this tutorial I will show you how to create a chrome effect in Photoshop using just layer styles. The whole process is very simple but it might require some tweaking and a little bit of time. Step 1 In Photoshop create a new document. Step 2.

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