Art and Design in Photoshop: How to simulate just about anything from great works of art to urban graffiti

By Steve Caplin

Fancy designing your individual vintage and modern motion picture posters, books and journal covers?

Feel like turning your photos into works via Turner, Matisse and Magritte?

Want to create illustrations within the sorts of The Simpsons, steampunk and Victorian engravings?

Then you wish Art and layout in Photoshop.

In this specific e-book, acclaimed grasp of photomontage and visible trickery Steve Caplin indicates you ways to stretch your artistic obstacles. Taking an identical tried-and-tested useful process as his top promoting How to Cheat in Photoshop titles, Steve's step by step directions recreate a stunning and numerous array of fantastic layout results. you are going to how you can layout every thing from wine labels to sushi cartons, from certificate to iPod ads, from textbooks to pulp fiction.

Written via a operating professional, the transparent guidance pinpoint precisely what you must comprehend: the way to get slick-looking effects with minimal fuss, with a 16-page Photoshop Reference bankruptcy that offers an at-a-glance advisor to Photoshop instruments and strategies for much less skilled clients. Steve explains either typography and the layout method in a transparent, informative and wonderful way.

All the pictures, textures and fonts utilized in the publication are provided at the accompanying CD-ROM. resourceful, inspirational and enjoyable to take advantage of, this ebook is a must have for each artistic Photoshop person, either novice undefined.

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Sixteen Steampunk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty four Monogram letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Line motion and texture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty six Font smoothing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Don’t do this at domestic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 discovering and utilizing fonts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 )  Gi`eZ`gc\jf][\j`^e . . . . . . . . . 26 dealing with out and in. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 the point of interest of awareness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 The robust diagonal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 the guideline of thirds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 point of view: the horizon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 examining standpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Foreground components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty electronic grids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty four +  Gfjk\i[\j`^e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty eight Victorian playbill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Russian innovative. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy two Bauhaus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy four artwork Deco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy six Boxing merchandising . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy eight Western videos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty technological know-how fiction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty two Nineteen Fifties B video clips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty four Horror videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 iii Contents Contents , Comedy videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 information periodicals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 French paintings residence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety Pulp fiction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 movie noir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety two Thrillers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Romantic comedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety four Chick lit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and forty Apocalyptic mystery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety six ancient non-fiction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Psychedelia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety eight Children’s reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and forty four Swinging sixties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred Textbooks, previous and new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 Motivational . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Mystic and inspirational . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Museum exhibitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Adolescent fiction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and fifty  NfibjfegXg\i . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Ransom notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 .   >i\Xknfibjf]Xik . . . . . . . . . 152 Thomas Gainsborough . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Medieval manuscripts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred ten J. M. W. Turner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 financial institution exams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Georges Seurat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Paper in viewpoint. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Paul Cézanne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and sixty certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Henri Matisse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 photo postcards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 Piet Mondrian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Postage stamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and twenty Pablo Picasso . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 previous newspapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Henry Moore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Album covers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 René Magritte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred seventy  9ffbjXe[dX^Xq`e\j . . . . . . 126 Salvador Dalí . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172 - Francis Bacon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 Fifties horror comics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Roy Lichtenstein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 Glamor magazines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred thirty Andy Warhol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 Victorian periodicals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 iv Art & layout in Photoshop Bridget Riley .

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