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Every artist works differently, but the basic concept is called "painting on a colored ground." The idea is that you do not start with white, and the most (western) traditional method is to start with a 40-70% grey (or brown) tone. This allows you to work "up" to white and "down" to black. In my experience anything darker than 50% grey tends to give an ...
The artist in your link is painting from dark to light. By laying down a dark layer first, he can then paint highlights on top of it. This is often easier than trying to paint in every crease which creates a shadow. In general, you can paint from dark to light, light to dark, or middle to light and dark. If the overall piece is intended to be of a darker ...
Just two type layers. The top type layer has a white fill and a blue stroke. The bottom type layer has a simple red fill. You could also simply use a hard-edged drop shadow on a single type layer:
Step 1: Ad on top of the background tunnel layer: Step 2: Lighten the opacity to help you see. Then do Edit > Transform > Distort on the new layer. Drag the corners to be aligned with the corners of an existing ad Step 3: Edit > Transform > Warp on the new layer to get the nice curves. It'll require a bit of fine tuning but its not too hard. Step 4: ...
I usually create a new alpha channel based on the selection of the color. Assuming you are starting with one flattened layer with a color on top of a white matte background. This works best if your color is dark/black. Play with some adjustments to get it as dark as possible. Open your Channels palette and ctrl+click on the RGB channel to load it's ...
The hard reality is that Adobe has, what is in effect, a monopoly in many industries. They've been the leader for more than 20 years and have gobbled up any adequate, or even superior, competition. Personal opinion: the government should be looking into anti-trust regulations where Adobe is concerned. I've searched and searched and searched for alternatives ...
The only things that matter are the images which come out of the process. There is very little reason for the final art to be in a format which is not universally supported: you will use PNG, TIFF, Jpeg primarily. This is because for web and print, you are providing fixed content with 100% guarantee of interoperability. If you are planning on sharing many ...
That's an example of the subtractive color synthesis. In illustrator you can do that by using a subtractive blend mode like multiply in the transparency panel: To prove the concept I'm using 3 text elements filled with cyan, magenta and yellow. When all the layers overlap, they subtract from each other resulting in black
You can do this in Illustrator by simply stacking fills and adjusting them via the Appearance Panel. The Transform effect for each fill, simply moves the fill vertically so they are off-center.
Why don't you try recreating the whole image? it's much easier. The font used up there is Arial Black (extra bold). You can then use strokes and shapes to do the rest. Hope that's useful :)
Bring your image to Illustrator and create a symbol out of it. Draw a simple curved shape Use 3D distort to extrude the curved shape and map the symbol with your art to the right surface You will need to adjust 3D Extrude and mapping options to get the exact result that you need.
Scott's answer is very good. I would take it just a step further by creating 3 type layers in order to account for the overlap of the white lettering over the green. Check out the triangle of the "A" or the hole of the "P".
Using a perspective grid in Illustrator should work. Rotate your art 90 degrees counterclockwise Access perspective grid Place your image on the left side of the perspective grid and adjust the position as needed Copy the distorted image Turn of the perspective grid Paste the distorted art Rotate the distorted art 90 degrees clockwise
Like both answers, but I'd take it a step back :) I think all this can be done in a single layer with 2 layer styles. Stroke and Drop Shadow. You can play around with the style settings to get the right look. The advantage of having it in one layer is that it makes editing of your text very easy. If you use multiple layers you would have to edit the text ...
You can also create a marquee on the canvas of the area you wish the text to be centered. Once you marquee the area Press V and at the top of the screen you can select center from the alignment options. By doing this, it does not matter if your text is left aligned or any alignment. It centers based on the layer. This method can also be used to centering ...
If you ever expect to get hired as a graphic artist you need to know the Adobe products. Especially Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Microsoft Office sucks waaaay more than Adobe products, but you won't see many admin jobs out there asking for experience in Open Office Thunderbird or even Ubuntu OS. As daunting Adobe products may be for a newbie, they ...
As per your question, I will avoid all discussion of whether or not Photoshop is the best bitmap image editor and focus on three key questions. Namely, will using a program other than Photoshop: Make it more difficult to hire talent? Create problems in a typical web development workflow? Affect my value in the job market? Question 1: Hiring Talent ...
Unless you need to work with large ad and design agencies, or companies that have decided to maintain everything as Adobe files, there's likely little reason that you would need to use PhotoShop. I gave up Adobe products many years ago for my own work (more politically based than gripes about the software...though I will say I was tiring of their inability ...
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