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I am either; “The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived”, or “The Stupidest Man Who Ever Lived” –depending on prevaling weather conditions, at the time.

  • Joined: January 2012

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Little Bit O' Politics

…as Ben Elton used to say. / Unless you’ve not ventured out of your cave for a week or two, you’ve probably noticed that we have a General Election impending, in the UK. / That great event that rolls round every four years or so when, for a few weeks, politicians of various shades of the political spectrum feign interest in what us ‘normal’ people think… before…
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Tutorial: Obama Hope Poster Style

If you want to learn how to quickly knock out a passable reproduction of Shepard Fairey’s iconic Obama Hope poster effect, head over to my blog, for an easy-peasy tutorial: / https://stiobhart.net/2017-03-29-poster-tutorial / The tutorial is for Photoshop / Illustrator. But the techniques could be adapted to other softwares, such as Gimp, Inkscape, etc. / Finished example:
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Bobbies on The Beat

This one was a bit of a silly fun design that came to me at random. / I was planning a series of politically motivated designs, to coincide with the forthcoming UK General Election and had downloaded a few pictures of Police baton charging demonstrators, to use as reference material for one of the ideas. / After I separated this guy from his background and ‘posterised’ him a bit [to p…
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Seeing Red - Colour Correcting Some Existing Designs

Phew! / Yesterday I finally got round to embarking on a chore I’d been putting off since forever. / Someone recently pointed out to me that, on my ever-popular range of Dad’s Army catchphrase inspired designs, the Red looked a bit Orange. / I couldn’t understand this, as I had sampled the red colour from a still of the title sequence of the programme, when creating the original …
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