Author: Fabio Sasso
Graphic and web designer Fabio Sasso is best known for his Photoshop artworks and tutorials. He is also co-founder of Zee, a web-design studio and runs a hugely successful digital arts and creativity blog, Abduzeedo.
Mosiacs generally make you think of the Roman villas you visited on school trips, or those pictures-within-pictures that appeared on every student’s bedroom wall after the craze for Magic Eye images died. They don’t automatically conjure visions of stylish artwork, but Fabio Sasso has found a way to create truly striking visuals with a very simple, swift process.
In this tutorial, Fabio will show you how to create a deconstructed image using a pattern made out of cubes.
The idea is try to simulate a mosaic but with a more abstract and up-to-date interpretation.
The technique is pretty simple and the whole tutorial can be done in less than one hour – though feel free to keep experimenting in order to create your own realisation.
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