Category Archives: Photoshop / Illustrator / Print
A self promo gate-fold brochure I worked on a while back:
Here’s a PDF of a booklet I recently created using InDesign:
Designed as a TTC vertical subway poster.
Here’s an example of a poster on the TTC subway:
I based it off the Seneca winter 2012 ad campaign. The people, pigeon and Seneca logo were vector elements brought in from Illustrator. Original poster size: 20×28 inches.
What we’re doing here is taking an image and recreating the environment to give the effect of different seasons. Original (picture of New York Central Park by unknown person)
Summer! (or I guess you could even take the original for this)
Makin it snow in Winter!
And finally, Spring (didn’t come out that well…)
My second painting, this time I added highlights to it…
Original sketch by hamex on deviantart:
Flash animations generally don’t require too much work if your assets are all setup and you have everything planned out. This was a pretty simple scene with a looping background and a run cycle.
Starting off, I got an image to use as the run cycle for a feline:
Once the image was traced out in Illustrator, I added a gradient and started testing out the animation in Flash since I hadn’t tried it before.
I then came back to Illustrator to add spots to the cheetah and shadows as well. The shadows were just flipped, re-sized versions of the original with reduced opacity.
Moving to Flash, I imported my frames and started setting up my animation. I then imported grass and ground elements from other illustrator files.
I’d already setup one of the layers with a large width to animate so I set that up for the other grass as well, but instead I did it in Flash. This was done by duplicating and reflecting the image onto it’s right side so the part where they join matches along with the beginning and the end ensuring a smooth loop. This was then classic tweened from right to left.
I added clouds and a simple background and was almost done with the animation. Just to test out how audio worked, I also added a song from the lion king soundtrack on a separate layer.
And finally, it was complete! Click to view the flash animation!
♠ Leave me an email (contact page) if you need any help setting up your animation!!
Created in Photoshop CS5. Logo created in Illustrator. Click image to view full size.
You can download the psd file here!
Something I created recently in Photoshop CS5. Source files here (images and psd file)
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