50 Totally Awesome Photoshop Techniques For Retro And Vintage Effects

For sentimental memories and emotions you always prefer retro and vintage designs. Of course they are created with rich colors, grunge elements and different textures and therefore they enhance their density at all. So we have decided to collect a good variety of retro and vintage related Photoshop tutorials to make you able to create your own vintage and retro design. All of these tutorials are very much beneficial and have much more to learn including some new techniques for your all newly projects.

CREATE YOUR OWN POP ART

In this masterclass, Mark Mayers shows you how to get that pop art look using layering, the Live Trace tool, filters and some cleverly chosen images.

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Retro Geometric Vectors in Space

In this tutorial artist will show you how to create an abstract image for a poster using Illustrator and Photoshop. We will do all the vectors and shades in Illustrator then in Photoshop we’ll give to the image a nice retro style using some textures and brushes.

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Design a Retro Futurism Space Scene

Learn how to design a retro-futuristic space scene, using a variety of lighting effects and photo manipulation.

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Creating the new retro

Graphic designer James White shows you how to give retro-style graphics your own modern-day spin.

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Craft a Vintage Fifties Letter

In this tutorial, Artist go over how to create a fifties love letter with stamps, bent corner, and a a retro border using the brush engine, rectangle tool, layer styles, blend modes, and several intermediate techniques that are sure to propel you skills to the next level.

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How to create a Retro-style poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a retro-style poster in Photoshop. We’ll use custom brushes, multiple images, different blending modes and applying different layer styles. This tutorial is great for those looking for some quick Photoshop brush practice.

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Make a Retro-Space Typography Poster with Colorful Lights

In this tutorial, artist will show you how to create a stunning and high-impact retro-style typography poster that’s out of this world.

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Design a Colorful Retro Futuristic Poster in Photoshop

Let’s take a look at how to create our own bright and colourful retro futuristic poster in Photoshop, using dynamic lines, vibrant gradients and rough textures to build up the design layer after layer.

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Design a Retro Summer Poster Illustration

This tutorial will cover some really cool illustration techniques, exploring Photoshop’s vector capabilities as well as playing with textures and selection methods.

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Retro Modernist Poster Design with 3D Typography

In this tutorial, you’re going to learn how to create a vintage, retro-modernist poster in Photoshop. You’ll also learn some vintage coloring techniques, retro photo effects, and some cool 3d typographic effects.

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Create a Retro Design Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a retro style poster. This is not an advance tutorial but you should have basic knowledge of photoshop.

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Creating a Stunning Old-World Look in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we are going to create a sort of old-worldy composition featuring a compass and making use of some awesome vector artwork from Arsenal.

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Mix Cool Retro Curves Into Your Photographs

In this tutorial, artist show you how to mix cool retro geometric shapes into your photos.

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How to Quickly Create a Stylish Retro Text Effect

In this tutorial we will be designing a cool retro text effect, which is growing more and more popular in today’s design. Today you will learn how to use the Perspective tool to create depth and how designers can use default gradients in unusual ways!

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Create a Retro Photo and Background

In this tutorial we are going to take a regular, boring photo and liven it up using with some effects to give it more of a retro feel to it. We are then going to take the photo and create a background for it to lie on.

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How to Design a Rockin’ 80’s Party Poster

In this tutorial, I will show you how to design a poster for an 80’s anthem party. Throughout this tutorial, we’ll create some textures for background, manipulate a photo to give it a stylish look, and make some color variations. Let’s jump into this super rad tutorial.

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How to make a Typographic, Retro, Space Face

In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a typographic face by using simple techniques. Using the Brush Tool and experimenting with light, you will get this amazing Typographic Space Face that looks like it’s created by letters and an amazing explosion. Let’s get started!

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Design a Stylish Retro Game Boy Poster in Photoshop

This tutorial will walk you through the process of creating a vector Nintendo Gameboy in Illustrator and then using it to produce a cool retro poster in Photoshop.

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Creating a Space-Helmeted Future Retro Illustration

This tutorial goes over the meat and potatoes of it’s creation!

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Creating an Old-Collage Effect Poster

In this tutorial we’ll put together a poster where there is a main photograph and a lot of text using the old-collage feel.

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Old School Type – Line Gradients

In this tutorial we are going to take the base logo and add that cool “line gradient” effect that you see inside the actual letters. This gives the text an old-school or vintage feel to it. This look is prevalent in wood engraving and sign lettering. You can do this effect with any typeface or font because the principle is the same.

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Sweet Old School Album Cover

In this tutorial artist is going to show you some ways to fake the funk and give your digital images a healthy dose of awesome sauce.

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Design a Vintage Car Poster with Grunge Texture, Font and Brushset in Photoshop

In this tutorial, artist will show you the processes involved in making an old-looking, vintage car poster with grunge texture, font and brushset in Photoshop.

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Reader Tutorial: Create Vintage Traveler Diary in Photoshop

In this tutorial Nikola Lazarevic aka Colaja will show us how to create a very stylish vintage traveler diary in Photoshop. We will mix brushes with stock photos and blend modes to achieve the effect.

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Gigposter Design: The New Sex

This tutorial requires NO drawing talent… so don’t trip folks. You will however need Adobe Photoshop 7.0 or higher and Illustrator CS2 or higher.

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DIY vintage T-shirts

It’s easy to create authentic collegiate T-shirt designs using Illustrator, Photoshop and a good old-fashioned iron. In this tutorial, illustrator Derek Lea reveals how combining both applications can create stunning results.

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Create a Vintage Looking Image with Photoshop

The tutorial will show you how to turn your digital image into a vintage looking image. All done in a non-destructive way. This was done in Photoshop CS2, although it may work in older versions.

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Fantastic Wallpapers

In this tutorial artist will show you how to create some fantastic wallpapers on the desktop by imitating the vectorial style.

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MOVIE POSTER ART

Prepare to shock! Terrify! Amaze! Mark Mayers demonstrates how to recreate the shlock B-movie posters of cinema’s golden age.

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How to Make a Worn Vintage Beach Ad in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, artist will show you how to create a worn out, low-saturation-colored vintage beach ad in Photoshop.

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Create a Wicked-Worn Vintage Pop Art Design

This is a basic to intermediate tutorial, so you don’t need to be a guru to work with this effect and get an awesome result!

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Radio Station Advertisement Design

In this tutorial we’ll be using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop (versions CS3) to create/design a beautiful radio station advertisement.

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Create a Vintage Film Style Video

Photoshop CS3 Extended allows you to edit video and animations. Also, you can convert an existing video into a Smart Object and apply filters to it. This time we’re going to give a video a vintage feel and mock it up inside an old TV screen.

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Cabaret Vintage Effects

The new lesson we’ll try to represent a styli illustration (a poster), dedicate to a certain topic, in this case – to the musicals. We’ll see also how to erase the effect of “red eyes”, decolorize only a part of the object and use different layers.

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Creating an Awesome Retro Collage

In this complex and long tutorial, we will be making this abstract photo collage. Lots of images are used with exciting effects. Along the way, you will be using different blend modes, filters and some advanced adjustment layer techniques.

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Create a Mock-Retro Poster Concept

This tutorial will teach you how to design a mock-retro poster. Learn how to manipulate photos and achieve a grungy, textured look.

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Performance Car Club Wallpaper

This tutorial shows you how to create Vintage Cars Club wallpaper, that was inspired by rock n`roll and classic American cars.

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“Old photo, vintage effect”

This is step by step Photoshop tutorial that teaches you how to create vintage effect for your photo using simple tools, filters, levels and layer style effects.

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Turn A New Photo Into An Old Photo In Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to look at how to do a bit of reverse photo restoration, turning a new or recent photo into an old photo, one that looks like it was taken many years ago, and we’ll be doing it by combining several separate effects to create our final result.

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Super Cool Retro Poster in 10 Steps in Photoshop

In this tutorial artist will show you how to create a very cool poster in just 10 steps. We will use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, but you may use other tools. I’m working on the Pixelmator version as well.

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Create A Retro Cosmic Design in Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how to recreate the Retro Cosmic designs made popular by James White of Signalnoise.

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How to Create a Retro Boxing Poster in Photoshop

Creating a retrograde look is nothing new, but there are some things to keep an eye out for when mimicking Graphic Design from any decades past. We’ll be drawing inspiration from Poster Design from the 1960s, particularly Boxing Posters from that era. Let’s get started!

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Creating A Retro Grunge Poster

This tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro.

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How To Create A Simple And Effective Retro Logo

In this tutorial artist will explain a super-simple way to create a nice retro logo with an appropriate background.

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Create an Abstract Retro-Pop Wallpaper

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a beautiful, vibrant, Retro-Pop abstract wallpaper. You’ll also learn how to add some wonderful texture to your designs and make some abstract shapes.

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Amazing Retro Rainbow Curves

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to design some amazing vector based Retro Rainbow Curves using Adobe Photoshop. These retro artifacts have become a popular trend in modern design.

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CREATE A RETRO GRUNGE TYPOGRAPHIC POSTER IN PHOTOSHOP

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a retro grunge typographic poster in photoshop.

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How to Make a Planet Terror Style Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to Make a Planet Terror Style Poster in Photoshop.

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Design a Vintage Car Poster with Grunge Texture, Font and Brushset in Photoshop

In this tutorial, artist will show you the processes involved in making an old-looking, vintage car poster with grunge texture, font and brushset in Photoshop.

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