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Create a Vintage Style Poster in Photoshop

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Scale up the shape. You can enter the values in the options bar above.

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Move the starburst slightly toward the upper half of the document.

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Set the starburst belnding mode to “Color Burn”. Clip the starburst to the vintage pattern layer.

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I would like to hide the bottom of the starburst. Add mask to the layer first.

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Select the Gradient Tool, pick the black to white gradient and draw over the desired area like in the below image.

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The background has been prepped. Now we will start drawing the cat character. Lets start by creating the head. Select the Ellipse Tool and draw a circle shape like below.

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Develop the eyes from the ellipse shape. Use the ellipse tool to draw shape you see in the below image.

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Grab the Direct Selection Tool and select the middle left anchor point.

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Select the Convert Point Tool and click on the above anchor point to convert the rounded edge into a crisp one.

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Repeat the same thing with the middle right anchor point too.

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Hit Ctrl+T and rotate the eye at an angle to a degree that looks appropriate.

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Duplicate eye shape. Flip it horizontally.

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Draw the eyeballs using the Ellipse Tool.

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Now we apply gradient to the head base layer. Double click on the layer to load the Layer Style dialog box, create the below gradient and apply.

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Set the eye color to #4e2419.

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Draw the nose shape using the Polygon Tool

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Continue to construct the mouth shape. Use the Rectangle Tool to draw the below shape.

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Draw this shape further.

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Rotate the shape.

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Duplicate the layer.

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Press Ctrl+T, right click on the shape and choose Flip Horizontal.

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Your image should look like this so far.

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Now we draw the whiskers in Illustrator. Draw a curved line with the Pen tool. After drawing the initial path make a couple of copies.

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Select all the 3 shapes and create a copy of it by dragging while holding Alt key.

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Copy the both shapes from illustrator and paste into the main working document.

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Apply color overlay to match the color.

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Draw the ear shape with the Pen tool.

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Duplicate the shape and rotate.

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Now draw the body with Pen tool.

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Apply gradient to the body shape. Create the below gradient in the Layer Style palette and apply.

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We will draw the leg shape.

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Duplicate the shape and place above the body layer.

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Apply gradient to the leg shape.

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Apply the same gradient to the other leg as well.

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Draw the feet like in the below image.

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We are done with the front legs. Now we will create the back leg, draw the shape like in the below image.

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Now add the same gradient we applied to the body.

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Draw the feet.

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The character is almost ready except the tail. Draw the tail shape with the Pen Tool. Apply the gradient that is applied to the front legs.

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