Retro Futuristic Illustration: Creating 80's Airbrush Graphics with Affinity Designer

Filipp Ryabchikov, Designer, Illustrator, Music Producer

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9 Lessons (1h 9m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:54
    • 2. References and Sketching

      1:00
    • 3. Creating a Background

      11:43
    • 4. Building Main Shapes

      17:14
    • 5. Adding Gradients

      9:53
    • 6. Shadows and Highlights

      11:44
    • 7. Adding More Details

      8:00
    • 8. Adding Neon FX and Final Polishing

      5:59
    • 9. Outro

      1:18

Project Description

Sketch down your composition, then shoot it with a phone camera or scan it and place the image into the Affinity Designer artboard. I suggest you draw just one main simple object and put it on some gradient background. Apply some blurred highlights and shadows to the object, add some neon effects to your taste, upload your masterpiece here.

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