Author: James White
James White is a visual artist and designer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. With 11 years of experience, James has worked on an array of personal art projects, and has worked with clients including Toyota, Nike, Google, VH1, Armada Skis and Wired.
He owns and runs Signalnoise Studio, specializing in all things colourful.
There’s no doubt about it, London is hip. In this tutorial Holland-based designer Bram Vanhaeren shows his admiration by creating a new piece that draws on all that’s great about the city – taking inspiration from last year's Olympics, underground club scenes, and the vista from up high.
This masterclass is about giving your typography illustration a fresh touch and experimenting with traditional and digital media, mixing patterns and textures to give your work an extra personal spark. For this tutorial you will need basic Illustrator and Photoshop skills, as well as some watercolour paint.
Afterwards, you should have acquired hands-on techniques you can use on work ranging from typography and editorial to photo manipulation.
Time to complete
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator