step-064

Step 65

Draw an outline shape around the character using the Pen Tool, which will work as a stroke. With this step we have finished building the character.

step-065

Step 66

Lets move on to creating the type. Download and install the “Deftone Stylus” and “Poplar Std” fonts. Start with “the” set the font to “Deftone Stylus”.

step-066

Step 67

Create the second line and set the size and position similar to the below instruction image.

step-067

Step 68

Type out the “CAT” and set the font to the “Poplar Std”.

step-068

Step 69

Your image should look like this.

step-069

Step 70

As you can see, the second line is overlapping the “CAT” layer, We will accommodate “angry” layer by subtracting the overlapped areas of the “CAT” layer. Hold “Ctrl” button and click on the “angry” layer to load selection.

step-070

Step 71

Expand the selection. Go to Select > Modify > Expand.

step-071

Step 72

Select the “CAT” type layer and click on the “Add a mask” button.

step-072

Step 73

Lets create the Ribbon shape using the Rectangle tool. Make sure “Shape” option is selected. Draw a horizontal bar like below.

step-073

Step 74

Draw the ribbon fold and tweak the top right corner using the “Direct Selection Tool”.

step-074

Step 75

Duplicate and flip the shape for the other side as well.

step-075

Step 76

Draw another shape and place it behind the other 2 layers.

step-076

Step 77

Now add a cut to ribbon. Add an anchor point to the left edge of the shape using the “Add Anchor Point Tool”.

step-077

Step 78

Select the anchor point we just added using the “Direct Selection Tool”.

step-078

Step 79

Move the point inwards from its actual position. You can use arrow keys on keyboard to nudge it.

step-079

Step 80

Lets straighten the “Convert Point Tool”.

step-080

Step 81

Duplicate the shape and use it for the other side.

step-081

Step 82

Apply gradient to the the center shape of the ribbon.

step-082

Step 83

Add type and set the font to “KiloGram”.

step-083

Step 84

Now we will create a speech bubble shape with the Ellipse Tool.

step-084

Step 85

Draw the tip of the speech bubble.

step-085

Step 86

Add type above the speech bubble, set the font colour to white.

step-086

Step 87

I have duplicated the whiskers from above and resized, place it above the “CAT” layer, just to give a bit of symbolic treatment.

step-091

Step 88

Select star shape from the custom shapes palette. Draw stars between the Cat and the ribbon layer.

step-092

Step 89

Open up the the folded paper texture. Select all (Ctrl+A) and copy the whole texture.

step-087

Step 90

Paste into the working document.

step-088

Step 91

Adjust the brightness using the Curves command.

step-089

Step 92

Set the layer blending mode to “Overlay”

step-090

Step 97

Open the “emerald_green_scratch_paper_texture”.

step-097

Step 98

Copy and paste the scratch paper texture into he main document.

step-098

Step 100

Resize the scratch paper texture to fit the canvas nicely.

step-100

Step 101

Desaturate the texture (CTRL + Shift + U).

step-101

Step 102

Darken the texture using the Curves command.

step-102

Step 103

Change the layer blending mode to “Screen”.

step-103

Step 104

Add Curves adjustment layer to the scratch texture layer.

step-104

Step 105

Add “Photo Filter” adjustment layer.

step-105

Step 106

Finally we will add some noise to the artwork. Create a new above all the layers and fill it with black.

step-106

Step 107

Add noise to the layer. Filter > Noise > Add Noise. Change the layer blending mode to “Screen”.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
27 Comments
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Ketki

Really loved the vintage posters. surely going to follow your tutorial and going to make a vintage poster.

vasudha

Great tutorial. I learnt many new things by making this poster.
Thnanks

Anonymous

Thank you

Duke Vukadinovic

Hello Kitty :) Joking aside, great tutorial Niranth!

Pikachu Cecilia!

demi torres

yooooo

vendle

This is really neat. I like to make posters and your tuts have been very helpful!

tarannum

what about the thin lines along the border. how does one do that

Duy Cua

thanks, very nice

BENQEK

Download link doesn’t work. :(

Photoshop Tutorials Staff

Link fixed thanks for letting me know!

notyouagain

Thanks, actually turned out a good look……cheers !!

denice

took a month to understand

Grammaoyrnazchos

This tutorial was very confusing. It was a very unenjoyable experience.

TheKoolKid

I can’t express how confusing this is.

dave

Thanks for posting the tutorial about this layout. I like the fact that it looks totally vintage in the end result.

Ravi K

very good tutorial….very useful for beginners…

Thecommunist

Lets have a popsicle

Anonymous

my name is Jwana Jesus Lopez

thecommunist

hello kids

Victor Almeida

Camila

Camila Gonzaga

Adorei os pôsteres :)))

Natella

Great tutorial! Can be very useful for any purpose poster.

Ýøg Nègï

THANK U FOR ALL THE POSTS

Ýøg Nègï

TEACHER

The Real Slim Shady

copycat of eminem… just less… you know… good

Phil

Very cool looking cat! Took me a bit to realise you have to do the survey on every page, otherwise it seems like the page isn’t loading :) There are more free old paper textures here too http://www.myfreetextures.com/45-free-old-paper-textures-and-parchment-paper-backgrounds/

Free Photoshop Actions

Sign up to our weekly newsletter and get 10 free Photoshop Actions.

Special FX Photoshop Actions