Designing Star Wars Themed Propaganda Posters with Brady from Texturelabs – 1 of 2

Tune in with Brady from Texturelabs as he designs a Star Wars themed propaganda poster a day in Photoshop. Starting with a reference image – he’ll share how to prep your designs before adding color, shadow, typography, and his signature textures!

Guest Brady is a graphic designer and the founder of Texturelabs.org based in Sebastopol, CA.

Host Andrew Hochradel is a freelance brand identity designer based in Southern California: https://www.behance.net/hochdotco

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Join us LIVE on Behance: https://www.behance.net/adobelive
00:00 Start
01:00 Introduction of Brady
10:00 Dissecting the Star Wars Propaganda Poster style
13:00 Unconventional places to find reference
18:50 Cutting subjects out of photos
23:00 Editing shadows and highlights
24:10 Using the Camera Raw Filter
25:55 Applying the oil paint filter
28:00 Checking the threshold and values of an image
35:15 Applying custom gradient maps
43:00 Using select subject
01:01:20 How long has Brady been working in the industry?
01:02:30 Creating a spaceship silhouette
01:04:30 Rendering fibers
01:08:40 Blending with Hard Mix
01:14:25 Using “knockout” layer style
01:24:45 Using gradients to create stacks of color
01:30:00 Adding a noisy glow
01:47:10 Adding a texture to the poster
01:49:00 Merging layers
01:53:20 Plans for Day 2

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