Intro

Author:

Dan Mumford is an illustrator and designer hailing from Central London, where he works in a shared studio in Dalston. Dan mainly works in the music industry creating record covers and tee designs for many bands, including Gallows, Parkway Drive, Bring Me The Horizon, The Devil Wears Prada and many more. He also works for a diverse range of clients, such as Nike, Adidas and Mishka.

This tutorial reveals how artist Dan Mumford creates a poster for a special show by the aggressive and spittle-flecked Watford punks Gallows, where the band played their debut album, Orchestra of Wolves, in its entirety. The poster was a new take on the albumundefineds front cover, which Dan designed back in 2006.

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The poster is a four-colour screen print on A3, 230gsm card. Dan takes you through how he created the piece, and discusses at each stage how its final form as a screen print affected his creative decisions.

Software

Adobe Photoshop CS or later

Time to complete

Roughly 2 days

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