Blend watercolour and textures from old textiles and photos to create a mixed media artwork.
Murilo Maciel is a 26-year-old illustrator from Brazil, and works as a freelance designer under the creative identity GrafikDust. His style tends to be an organic mix of different media – from photos and vectors through to handmade elements and textures. He cites movies, music, London, and psychedelia as key influences in his work.
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Usings Photoshop and Illustrator, it’s possible to create a fantasy scene using brushes and blur effects to their fullest.
Tutorial: Create beautiful lighting effects
Murilo Maciel shows how he produced this fashion illustration
Tutorial: Give a 3D Scene a bubblegum shine
Murilo Maciel demonstrates how he created this colourful artwork
Tutorial: Create decorative 3D type & swirls
How to create colourful typography that appears to made from parts of children’s toys and cut paper.
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: Detail Matters
Blend watercolour and textures from old textiles and photos to create a mixed media artwork, explains Murilo Maciel
In-Depth: Photoshop Tip: The Power of White Space
Tutorial: Vintage collage techniques
Layer found images and handmade elements with Photoshop and Illustrator techniques for a witty, retro style that’s got dozens of uses.
Learn how to combine brushes and blur effects in Photoshop to create a beautiful fantasy scene in this step-by-step guide by Murilo Maciel.