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Bhartiya City artwork. Today I’m interviewing London-based illustrator Rod Hunt. Read on to get a dose of his intricate artwork, and learn about his experiences as an artist and as chairman of PR for ICON—The Illustration Conference. Plus, you can answer the question on everyone’s mind, “Where’s Stig?” through his work for the BBC’s Top Gear. Let’s get to the point! Hey Rod, thanks so much for the interview! Let’s start at the beginning: What got you into art? Comics were a big influence me, especially British comic “2000 AD”, and the thing that got me drawing as a kid. The man himself, Rod Hunt. Who or what are your main sources of inspiration? Apart from comics, my inspirations would go back to games from my youth on the ZX Spectrum like “Knight Lore”, “Batman”, “Alien 8″, and “Head Over Heels” by Ultimate Play the Game; the isometric ones were particular favorites. I also grew up with science fiction films like “Star Wars”, “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and “Forbidden Planet”, and old TV shows like “Flash Gordon” and “Star Trek”. Their design aesthetic definitely stayed with me and their visions of the future are still what I think the future should look like. And of course the robots were always cool! I also owned a few old tin robot toys as a kid, which were amongst my favorite
Access All Areas members are in for a real treat this week. Ian Barnard of Vintage Design Co. has kindly donated his complete InkBuddie PSD kit for members to download. This kit not only contains a PSD template, it also contains Photoshop Brushes, multiple textures and loads of configurable options to create a variety of screen printing effects. Produce amazing art with inspiration from 1950s print design, with effects including Halftones, Ink Rollers, Offset Print, Edge Bleed, Roughened Edges and Print Knockouts. Ian Barnard is a talented logo designer & illustrator who creates and sells amazing hand crafted resources in his Vintage Design Co shop . His marketplace is packed full of resources that allow designers to easily create authentic vintage style works, and are often featured as best selling items on the whole of Creative Market. Find out more about Vintage Design Co. InkBuddie PSD Kit for Premium Members InkBuddie uses Photoshop smart layers, so all you have to do is paste your compound artwork in to the smart layer, save and you’re done. You’re then free to alter the colours of the design and toggle on various textures to capture the exact retro print style you desire. This massive InkBuddie kit is a best selling premium resource so I really appreciate Ian donating the full product for Access All Areas members to download as part of their membership. Download the source file The post InkBuddie Instant Screen Printing PSD Kit for Members
What You’ll Be Creating Digital artists have the unique ability to travel back in time by tapping into the styles and techniques of other periods. In today’s tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fun, dapper cat, inspired by the beautiful portrait paintings of the Victorian era. My tools of choice will be Adobe Photoshop CS6 and a Wacom Intuos Pen Tablet. Let’s begin! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used in the production of this tutorial: Cat Reference Anthropomorphism Pinterest Inspiration Brainstorming: The Victorian Era Cats, plus moustaches and suits, always equals a very fun painting! But I had no clue when I began this project that the idea…
What You’ll Be Creating Artists are usually pictured as spontaneous, slightly crazy individuals. When they get inspired, they forget about everything and just… create.
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Advertise here with BSA Landing page design is a tough gig which focuses more on snazzy design coupled with smooth page copy. In order to sell a product or service you really need to draw people into the site. This means colorful graphics and well-placed typography can make all the difference in converting new customers. This gallery is perfect for any UI designer or frontend developer creating a new product landing page. These examples range from startups, mobile apps, online services, and even small webshops. Landing pages serve as a marketing tool and method for product branding – so the design needs to be air-tight. Feel free to use these mockups as inspiration for cherrypicking new ideas for your next web design concept. Avocode App Page Communications Set.fm Music Event Kahalu’u School Portfolio Spark Engine Jiff Landing Page Invory HomeStory Kidsgomobile Legal Documents iGiG Mirado Cloud Storage Church Page IT Match HackerRank Loop and Tie Awear Golf Restaurant Updatey MyHealth Bucky Rankwyz Interaction EffectsRex Winery Sample Template Trafficstore Vai
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Last week I posted a showcase of stunning chalk lettering designs , which gave me the inspiration to create some chalk typography myself. Unfortunately I neither have the talent or a chalkboard to produce authentic hand made chalk typography murals, but I’ve come up with a technique that designers can use to achieve realistic chalk lettering effects with their artwork. We’ll use the power of Illustrator to design a concept, then we’ll use some analogue tools to help capture the character of hand lettered art. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a typography design with a realistic chalk lettered appearance. In my opinion, digital-only chalk effects just don’t cut it, but with this…
How To Create a Realistic Chalk Lettering Effect
What You’ll Be Creating Ever wanted to feel like an architect and create a model of a city with fancy buildings? This tutorial is exactly for you! Learn how to make trendy flat style houses with basic shapes, Pathfinder operations and the Shape Builder Tool, change color saturation and brightness in a few clicks with the Recolor Artwork function, and make up your own color schemes. Let’s get started!