In this tutorial, Dwayne Bell details how to use Photoshop to enhance a retro-styled illustration by digitally applying textures and patterns. He notes that while in this instance the effects are applied to a hand-drawn original, the techniques shown can easily be applied to any Photoshop project to bring depth and originality. 

Time to complete 

6-8 hours

Tools & materials

Photoshop, coloured pencils, coloured sugar paper, paints

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