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Follow this step by step walkthrough of my recent design process for the 'Spectrum' poster. Starting with custom made type in Illustrator, we'll move our vector graphics into Photoshop for some serious distressing with Photoshop brushes, blending modes and more!
Learn how to put together a sweet candy inspired design in Illustrator by cutting, splitting and joining vector paths to produce an intricate weave of shapes.
Follow this walkthrough of my design process where I build a blissful fantasy scene with various lighting and colouring effects, then use the artwork as a base for a complete album cover design.
Illustrator has fantastic tools available for creating small print designs such as business cards. Follow this walkthrough on how to create a fun business card design complete with illustrated character.
Combine vibrant cosmic designs of stock photos with some grunge textures to come up with an Atari games poster. Awesome blending mode adjustments and techniques are being used and explained.
Follow these simple steps in Photoshop to create a homage to Apple, combining the retro striped Apple logo with a range of soft grungy textures to produce a detailed design with subtle touches of colour and tone.
When trimming out images in Photoshop, human hair or animal fur always proves troublesome and can be tricky to achieve a realistic look. Here are two techniques I use on images with both plain backgrounds, and those with a varied background tones, each achieving pretty decent end results.
Editor's Pick of May, 2010
Digital art works may require quite basic knowledge in image editing and be more of a challenge to your imagination and creativity and not skills.
Editor's Pick of May, 2010
Learn how to drraw a friendly looking cartoon personality using just basic shapes.It will give your visitors smiles as well as can be a great web design mascot increasing your site's recognition.
Editor's Pick of March, 2010
Learn how to turn a few basic shapes in a full-on character with variations of shade and tone that can be used as a digital mascot for your resource making your whole web design brand-oriented.