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Illustrator & Photoshop: Retro Shape Design Using Shape, Alignment, Adjustment Layers & Noise

Benjamin Halsall, Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

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6 Videos (14m)
    • Class Introduction

    • Illustrator Project Setup

    • Creating Your Shape Design in Illustrator

    • Adding Texture & Color Effects in Photoshop

    • Additional Colour Editing in Photoshop

    • Working with Circles & Duplicating Shapes


About This Class

In the class we work between Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop.

Utilising the best bit of each piece of software you will create this awesome looking retro design.

You can see a preview of what will be covered in the animated GIF below:


6 of 6 students recommendSee All

Very clear instructions, easy to follow and lots of room for creativity!
Benjamin gives us a quick and simple exercise for learning some of the tools (and very important Photoshop features) while moving from vector graphics to raster images. His voice is clear and his actions are explained distinctly throughout. Good job!
Super simple and clear instuction. Great skill to learn!
Chris V

Artist, Designer, Maker





Benjamin Halsall

Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

For the designer in you I create fun short lessons in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign. I include some creative and technical tips in all my lessons which are always easy to follow. Check out my popular Banksy Yourself Photoshop Class, how to create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator or my Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals.

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