I have narrowed down some poster tutorials in this collection. You will learn how to create an intense movie poster, retro boxing poster, diamond advertisement poster, psychedelic concert poster, apocalyptic poster, sci-fi poster, stylish retro game boy poster, and will also learn how to make a typographic poster, Vaudeville poster, grasp demolition technique. In Tuts interview, Tomasz, an Poland artist who created hundreds of movie poster, will share his story with you. poster design contest results are also included in this collection. Let’s take a look.
Designers love to be critical about movie posters, and while you may think you have better ideas about how to sell a movie to an audience, how many times have you actually tried doing it? In this tutorial, we’re going to create a poster for a fictional movie called "Fugitive." The movie is meant to be a suspenseful thriller that features one’s escape under the cover of darkness, despite man’s attempt to capture the lone hero. Thin and cheesy plot? Check. Awesome opportunity to better your PSD skills? You got it!
What we are going today guys is create a fictitious movie poster in the snowboard movie style. It’s inspired by awesome snowboarders like Shaun White and films like First Descent and That’s It That’s All.
As it’s Graphic Design Week here on Psdtuts+, let’s take a look at some basic Graphic Design principles and cast an eye over the Boxing Poster aesthetic from yesteryear. Creating a retrograde look is nothing new, but there are some things to keep an eye out for when mimicking Graphic Design from any decades past. We’ll be drawing inspiration from Poster Design from the 1960s, particularly Boxing Posters from that era. Let’s get started!
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create an advertisement poster for your personal shoes. When working on an advertisement you must pay attention to all the details as you publish your poster and prepare it for the whole world to see. Another important thing about advertisements is that you need to work hard on all the details and do everything you can to make the product look better and as attractive as possible. The rest of the concepts you create for the poster will just attract more eyes, but if your product does not look great, and if it is not the focal point of the composition then you may fail, the possible customers will just turn around and look at the next poster. Let’s get started!
The web can be a great source for inspiration and in the last couple of years we’ve seen a heap of great galleries for website design in particular. But there’s so much more stuff to be inspired by, that’s why today we’re launching Creattica.com a gallery of great design and inspirational imagery that includes not just websites, but logos, business cards, posters and Photoshop art! The new Creattica site is in fact a redesign and repurposing of our venerable FaveUp gallery that was in need of a bit of love and attention. So we’ve ported all the old content over to give the new site a flying start in its new super suit of Creattica awesomeness!
We have the results in for the New Dawn Poster Design Contest. Up for grabs is a Wacom tablet, a Logitech G9 laser mouse, subscriptions to ‘Wired’ magazine, loads of marketplaces credit and 1-year memberships to PSDTUTS. We had a whole lot of artists enter the contest, and well over 250 entries. I hope everyone had a lot of fun! Learn all about the winning entries at the jump!
Let’s get our own share of typography with this dark and grungy poster. No, this is not your typical design, as we’ll be ‘breaking the grid’ in hope of creating a dynamic and exciting layout. So grab the usual tools of the trade, Photoshop and Illustrator, and follow these steps into creating your own solution.
In this tutorial I will take you through a few steps that will show you how I created a poster design. This illustration was created for a contest started by UPrinting Design over at You The Designer. I was one of the lucky winners. Also, because of the requests to write a tutorial on this design, I made some changes to it, and I decided to show you the design process behind this piece.
In this tutorial, we’ll learn how create a turn-of-the-century Vaudeville poster. This uniquely appealing style of advertisement was popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. You sir! You madam! Step right up and prepare to be amazed as we transport an image of two friends back in time to create a poster advertisement without compare!
In this tutorial we’ll cover some of the basics of Daz Studio, such as how to load a figure, apply injection morphs and adds art props. You’ll then discover some great Photoshop techniques to recreate a stylised poster from a bygone era.
For the month of August we’ve put together a large amount of great content and resources featured across the web. I’ve narrowed down some of the most unique tutorials, useful resources, and some of the most inspirational articles that everyone should read. This month features interviews, tutorials about icons and posters, and a lot more.
We have a new PLUS tutorial from Tomasz Opasinski. You can see his work at his portfolio site. A few months ago when he was working on the “I Am Legend” posters, he came up with some simple techniques that are very helpful when demolishing all sorts of structures. He’s created a PLUS tutorial that details this process.
In this tutorial, we will go through the steps to create a retro 1960s psychedelic concert poster. This tutorial relies heavily on the use of the Warp Tool, but includes a few other techniques as well. Let’s get started.
This tutorial is suggested by a reader, FlashFreak, with the reference to a wallpaper of Windows Live Messenger from Microsoft. It mainly covers editing in Quick Mask Mode along with some other basic tools.
This tutorial will cover how to create a powerball (or energy ball) effect. It also shows briefly on the basic layout of a typical movie poster. The longest tutorial in 10Steps.SG.
Would you like to make your own cool musical poster? Ok, now I will teach you how to do this.
In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to turn a random picture to an amazing cinematic poster. I’ll use Photoshop CS4 and this whole …
In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a cool apocalyptic poster. I’m going to use Photoshop CS4 and …
Make art that’s out of this world with clever use of blend modes and some of Photoshop’s lesser-spotted filters.
Make your mark with strong but simple shapes and bold, read-my-lips colours: Danilo Rodrigues shows you how.
In this graphic design tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a stylish Old Western themed Wanted poster using some excellent Photoshop techniques such as how to weather paper, how to create realistic nail heads, and more.
This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a vector Nintendo Gameboy in Illustrator and then using it to produce a cool retro poster in Photoshop.
In this photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to mash up a series of photos in a highly creative poster based on a famous painting from the 1800’s.
This tutorial shows how to create a fantastic composition that surrounds a subject in an abstract explosion of floral elements, perfect for a poster design.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to design a creative advertisement poster based around diamonds. You will learn a few techniques that might be very useful for you and give you some great ideas when you start creating an advertisement of your own.
This tutorial will show you how to make some really great fireworks using Photoshop. It’s a great technique to use on celebration cards and posters, as well as graphics pertaining to holidays such as New Years and Independence Day.
In this photoshop tutorial you will learn how create interesting abstraction – Abstract Poster graphic using some real simple techniques. Most of all we’ll be learning how to use layer style.Enough said lets get started!
In this Best of Tuts+ roundup you’ll learn how to simulate a sniper scope, design and code a flexible website, create an intense movie poster, create a golden vector compass, build a minigolf game with ActionScript 3.0, take sports photos like a pro, create a rocky video game terrain in Blender and get a useful introduction to home recording–among many other things! Let’s take a look.
This was actually a brief given to me by up and coming UK band Rapids! For some poster art they wanted. They wanted a couple dancing with the heads replaced by an embellishment of the famous yellow ‘Acid face’ and done in a retro, cut & paste style. (more…)
Create a Retro Design Poster in Photoshop with a 3d typography. The outcome came out better than I thought it would. If this is a tutorial that interest you then give it a try. What are you waiting for
In this tutorial, we’ll learn how simple it is to create a vintage poster using different brushes, blend mode, adjustment layers …
Today we’re going to be creating the dark and grungy poster you see below. You will also find links to the stock images we will be using in this tutorial. This tutorial focuses heavily on blending images together to achieve a desired effect.
In this tutorial, we will be working to create an interesting poster-size illustration with an African buffalo. The techniques here are focused on creating an original artistic illustration. Let’s see how this poster design was created.
It’s the end of the year and for the last tutorial of 2009 I will show you how to create a poster inspired by the amazing work of Simon Page, especially those beautiful posters for the International Year of Astronomy. I created this design first for the Abduzeedo 3rd Anniversary poster but I changed it a little bit for this Photoshop tutorial.
Tomasz Opasinski is from Poland, works in the United States, and has a long history with numerous creative agencies. He’s currently employed as Senior Art Director at BLT & Associates, Inc. He’s mastered Photoshop, digital illustration, design, and continues to experiment whenever time allows.
Tomasz has created hundreds and hundreds of posters for the movie industry. He shares his story with us, starting from humble beginnings and charting the rise to success. He shares his creative insights on design, inspiration, creativity, and more. This is an interesting and thoughtful interview from a talented artist, so lets jump into it!