Combine an illustration with graphic design elements

 
Let’s take a look at some of the intricate and cool design elements of a magazine.

Hallo and we will create wallpaper for today. And once again we will combine an illustration with graphic design elements.

noir wallpaper

So let's go then:

I've created 16: 9 aspect ratio document.

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I've filled the area with almost absolute black- but this is actually dark grey - you will be able to see it in dark room.

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Now choose a brush to work with - this is my brush -I really like it and I think the new Prince of Persia art was painted with something like this brush (download brush ud_brushes.abr).

noir wallpaper

Begin with chaotic strokes: something like this

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Now switch to smudge tool - I think its shortcut -R or crtl or alt R - and apply some smudging to the shape you've made.

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noir wallpaper



noir wallpaper

Result:

noir wallpaper



noir wallpaper

Switch to another brush: this time it will be a dot brush something like this:

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It has only one on the settings turned on:

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Begin:

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noir wallpaper

Now
  
I really think that there should be something in the shadows.

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These are really cool little robots - that hide in the shadows. I spent around 15 minutes on them.

noir wallpaper



noir wallpaper

So our part on hand painting and illustration is finished, now let's take some time to make some text work:

First I've started to do something like this:

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Composition:

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I've changed the design because - I think that this font and colors are more likeable.

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I've flipped the image and continued the design from this standing point.

noir wallpaper



noir wallpaper

Create a copy of the text layer and use mirror effect (flip horizontally in this case).

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And the worn NO - in the O of the bigger flipped on..

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Correct the layers - now you can make the picture darker if you want.

noir wallpaper



noir wallpaper

And we are ready here: hope you are learning something right now. See you next time on eyesontutorials.com
   


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