There’s something about the rounded, gentle textures of vectors that makes them a playful and very tactile contrast to an elegant model shot.

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In this tutorial, Camilo Bejarano shows you how to ramp up this juxtaposition, hand-drawing elements before scanning them in and transforming them into dramatic, colourful designs that interact neatly with the photograph.

This technique offers many opportunities to creatives: you can use it to add or accentuate colour, to alter the feel of a photo, or to suggest moods and thoughts that aren’t immediately apparent from the photo itself. Best of all, it’s a lot of fun and offers you the chance to let your creativity run riot.

Time to Complete

4-6 hours


Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop

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