Creating an Old-Collage Effect Poster - One of my favorite 'looks' is the sort of old-collage feel of old photos and old paper. It's a favorite because it lets you work images and text together really easily. In this tutorial we'll put together a poster where there is a main photograph and a lot of text using the old-collage feel.
Create a Constructivist Inspired Poster - In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a poster design inspired by an art movement called Russian Constructivism. We will cut up some images and paste them together to create a stylized revolutionary design. We'll then tie it all together by overlaying some texture to give it a vintage feel.
Create a Gritty Poster Art Effect - Derek Lea shows you how to combine Photoshop with ‘traditioinal’ technology to create an 80s-style underground gig poster effect.
Create an Inspirational Vector Political Poster - This tutorial is inspired by Sheppard Fairey's famous political poster series for the Obama campaign in the US. We'll be showing you how to create this style of design. We'll start with basic image editing techniques in Photoshop to get our guide layers setup, and then we'll jump into Illustrator. You don't need any fancy equipment to do this. I used an older mouse that still has the rubber ball.
Creating A Retro Grunge Poster - This tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro.
Create a Sci Fi Poster with Photoshop - Make art that’s out of this world with clever use of blend modes and some of Photoshop’s lesser-spotted filters.
Create a 60’s Psychedelic Style 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.
Create a Trendy Typographic Poster Design Tutorial - Using simple shapes can produce some great looking contemporary designs that fit well as impactful posters, a good example being the recent Trendy Geometric Lines tutorial. This time we’ll look at stripping back the tools to creating an interesting and eye-catching poster with a single typographic word.
Creating Effective Poster Presentations - A clear visual grammar guides readers through your poster.
Creating a Poster Using PowerPoint - Allegheny College Printing Services recommends Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 for creating posters. Templates have been created which you can download and use as a start for your poster. If you prefer to start your poster from a blank file, follow the instructions in this tutorial. Even if you are working from one of the supplied templates, you may find some of the information in this tutorial useful.
Design a Sin City Style Poster - Sin City was a really cool movie, at least visually. I really liked the stylish scenes and colors. A few months ago I saw a poster of another Frank Miller movie called "The Spirit." The poster is titled "My City Screams." It really caught my attention because of the way the design played with typography to recreate buildings. Also, the perspective was really well done.
Designing a Typographic Concept Poster - 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.
Design poster using the inDesign - I would like to design some A3 and A4 size posters using InDesign application, if you know any link where i can download the templates or any tutorial would be great help.
Designing Effective Posters with InDesign - Learn how to design great posters with Adobe InDesign.
Designing a War Movie Poster - In this tutorial I will show you guys some simple but efficient techniques that will help you make great movie posters.
Designing Effective Posters with InDesign (PDF) - by the end of today you will be able to plan and design effective posters for your own use (with confidence!) and provide effective guidance to your students on creating posters
Design a Professional Laptop Advertisement Poster Design - This tutorial will teach you how to manually create your own vanishing points, and how to use these techniques to create an awesome ’screen explosion’ effect - something that is sure to dazzle your viewers!
Dirty Grunge Poster Design Tutorial - This tutorial will show you how to change your images into a cool dirty grunge design, which could be used for posters, prints, CD covers, etc.
Grungy Poster in Photoshop - In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a sort of grunge poster. We will learn how to make some elements look a bit dirty, create textures, and add some depths to the elements using shadows and blend modes.
GigPoster Design Tutorial - This tutorial requires NO drawing talent… so don’t trip folks. You will however need Adobe Photoshop 7.0 or higher and Illustrator CS2 or higher. We’re going to make a gig poster! Subject matter: Deftones and The Fall of Troy in Cleveland, Ohio at the House of Blues on May 30th.
How to Design an Authentic Rock Poster! - In this tutorial I will be showing you how to design an authentic looking poster for a rock band. The steps are reasonably simple but the result is really interesting. As with a lot of my tutorials I wasn’t totally sure how this would end up looking, but it came together nicely at the end.
Illustration Poster Creation - Slides from a tutorial on creating a poster for the Society for Neuroscience conference in Nov 2007.
Tutorial : How to Capture Google Maps for Printing and Poster Design - Using either our GMapCreator or any other Google Mapping application it is possible to create some stunning maps that would look good in either poster or large print format. This tutorial provides a simple method to carry out multiple screen grabs and image stitching to create high resolution output from Google Maps for such purposes.
How to Create Mega Posters - As you should know by now every scanner has a different scanning setup but the basics of the program should work the same. I have a HP Scanjet 5400C scanner and this is the screen I am using for it. I access the scanner in Photoshop through the Import feature. I have the portion of the piece selected.
How To Design A Movie Poster : With An Example - In this University project we had to learn how to design a movie poster. We had to consider the role of imaging in a graphic design context and the task involved the conceptualisation, design and production of an original cinematic film poster.
Make an Inspiring Artistic Poster with Drawn Elements - In this tutorial, we'll create drawn elements, use design brushes, bring them into Photoshop, and merge them into a unique poster composition that feels hand-made, stylistically unified, and personalized. The techniques here are focused on creating an original artistic illustration. Let's see how this poster design was created.
Make a Turn of the Century Vaudeville Poster - 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!
Making a Mini-Poster : Corel Painter Tutorial - For this lesson I'll use an 8 x 10 format with a cherry red background to begin with.
Making a Poster in Adobe Illustrator - Plan Ahead! Prepare your text and other materials in advance using appropriate software. Assembling the poster in Illustrator or PowerPoint is the easy part.
Make a great Poster with PowerPoint - Trying to create a poster to explain your research project to others? Wondering how to make a powerful visual statement? We will explore designing your poster in PowerPoint. We will look at page size options, font and color choices, Word Art, Autoshapes and drawing tools. Bring your poster information with you as well as your personal laptop if appropriate. We will share tips and tricks for poster formatting, show examples and discuss preparing a PDF for printing in the Vitale Digital Media Lab or similar facility. Note: This is a hands-on workshop.
Old Poster Effect in Photoshop - A fantastic tutorial to create an old poster effect in Photosho. A must read tutorial for any web designer in creating an old poster effect. It can`t get better than this.
Orange: Design Your Life Tutorial - Today we are going to make a Pro illustration using Photoshop CS. Well actually we will redesign a Pro design of the Orange© company. This is a one Pro design I think: it's easy, and very good looking.
Photomerge: Snapshots to Poster Prints - You can create stunning panoramas by “stitching” together several adjoining images with Photomerge. Then, with just a few tweaks, you can create a poster print for your home or office. Shooting a panorama is easy if you keep a few things in mind.
Photoshop Vector Style Poster Design - This photoshop tutorial will show you how you can create a vector style poster design. Yep, it includes that spiffy “sun ray” element that’s hot right now. So, fire up Photoshop and let’s get started.
Photoshop and Freehand Poster Design - Designing for large formats is a different discipline to designing for the screen or page. Here, leading design agency Output takes you through the process of creating successful posters, looking at colour, composition and more.
Poster Creation : Adobe Photoshop Tutorial - A Photoshop tutorial for how to create a poster.
Poster 11 x 17 CMYK - Illustrator CS2 Tutorial - In this lesson I'll cover how to layout an 11 x 17 inch poster with a modern hip look using a pattern, circular text, and font fun. Tutorial Includes project files.
Poster in Green : Illustrator CS2 Tutorial - Here's another version of a poster which will help you learn Illustrator better and prompt you with new ideas. Tutorial Includes project files.
Posterized Illustration Effect - Photoshop’s Posterized tool is shamefully underused. Here, artist Baz Pringle shows you how to rediscover its potential…
Poster Design Tutorial - In this tutorial you’ll learn how to design a party poster with Adobe Photoshop. Save the next picture on your computer. You need it to complete this tutorial.
Poster Design Using CorelDraw Tutorial Booklet (PDF) - This booklet offers a tutorial in the design of 2 alternative styles of poster, which range in complexity between basic
and an advanced skill level.
PS Quickie! Your Own Crazy Movie Poster - So anyone who knows me knows that I love movies. That said, I recently was overcome with inspiration when I saw the new Pirates of the Caribbean Posters. They are pretty sick. They all follow a general theme: A collage of imagery along the bottom, a bunch of enormously large heads along the top, and the classic parchment paper logo with a title slapped across it. Learn how to make a movie poster too.
Sample Layout for a Poster or Flyer (single image) : Graphic Displaying the Sample Design for the Poster or Flyer - If you have a strong image with a plain background that you can put text over, use the photo as the background of the poster and write text along one side. Put the organisation's contact details and logo at the bottom of the page.
Snowboard Poster Design Tutorial - It’s fair enough learning some good Photoshop skills but putting them into practice to create good designs is what is important. Through this tutorial I’ll be teaching you how to create this cool looking poster design using some real simple techniques. We’ll be learning how to use different types of brushes effectively and also stock images.
Stunning Print Advertisement - Color effects to create a stunning print advertisement.
Tips for designing poster sessions in PowerPoint : Roll up Posters : Getting Started - Roll up posters are not particularly difficult to create. They just take time, a knowledge of the software (features and limitations) and an awareness of design and organization. On this page we are providing you with some basics as you begin to design your own poster in PowerPoint 2003 or earlier versions.
Using Big Bold Colors to Create a Modernistic Poster : Corel Painter IX Tutorial - Here is my palette that I'll use to create a picture with big bold colors. Would you like to know how I came upon this selection? Well discovered them via an old travel poster and used the New Color Set from Image option.
[Video] Create a Clean and Stylish Flyer / Poster - Having a clean, stylish, and visually appealing layout is the key to effectively conveying information on flyers. In this video tutorial, we will use Adobe Photoshop. to plan, layout, and construct a good looking flyer that can be used for virtually anything. Learning how to create a flyer is a skill that can come in handy often, and after watching this tutorial, you should be able to create your own.
[Resource] Block Posters - Create any size wall posters from any size images
Totally Free To Use! Upload an image from your computer and choose how many sheets wide
you would like your poster to be once printed.
[Resource] Rasterbator - The Rasterbator creates huge, rasterized images from any picture. Upload an image, print the resulting multi-page pdf file and assemble the pages into extremely cool looking poster up to 20 meters in size.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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