Posts Tagged ‘graphic design’

Jazz Age in Print Flickr pool.
Finsbry on flickr.


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Finally another tutorial finished in my Vintage and Retro Photoshop Tutorials series!

Tutorial #4 Vintage Collage

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I started work on this collage quite a while ago but considering recent events I guess it’s a tribute to the late, great Bettie Page.

This is the tutorial I worked from, again I used the techniques in the tutorial to make my own composition. This tutorial was fun but felt quite similar to the tutorial I worked through for Part 1 but with less grunge factor.

I used stock from heaps of places for this one, including reusing some bits from previous tutorials:

Here’s Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3.

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Another tutorial finished in my Vintage and Retro Photoshop Tutorials series!

Tutorial #3 Retro Grunge Poster

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This tutorial was on creating a retro grunge poster design. This is the simplest tutorial so far and very flexible. I wasn’t so keen on the design in the tutorial so I made my own logo for Sailors’ Ale using a photograph of Marilyn Munroe from Netnessie, a scroll photoshop shape from Obsidian Dawn and the Nevis Bold font.

Here’s Part 1 & Part 2.

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Why this isn’t a compulsory text book for my design course I do not know. I would go into more detail but have a history presentation to finish, so here pretty succinct review.

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Just discovered kinetic typography on youtube! I was researching Haiku for an assignment, then got on to concrete and visual poetry and ended up watching the following…

and then some…

Kill Bill

Devil’s Advocate

V for Vendetta

Fight Club


Pulp Fiction

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

O Brother, Where Art Thou?


Pirates of the Caribbean

and this…is just a really cute typography animation.

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1,469 Russian and/or Soviet propaganda and advert posters from between 1917-1991. Too awesome. Quite a diverse mix of graphic styles too.

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