Matchbooks and matchboxes became popular as advertising vehicles in the 1950s. This was largely in part due to Diamond Match Company salesman Henry Traute's insight that consumers would see the advertisements on them multiple times a day.
As a result, an entire subculture of beautiful, eye-catching matchbook art was created.
I'm going to show you exactly how you can achieve this classic effect using a few textures and Photoshop filters. Be sure to download your freebies by clicking the button below. Then just follow along with the video!
In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to draw a retro styled matchbook using The Texture Brush Pack for Procreate. So grab your iPad, load up your brushes, grab your favorite tiki cocktail, and follow us along in these eight easy steps.
Learn how to use clipping masks, layer masks, and alpha channels in this easy to understand tutorial for Procreate. Discover the difference between each type of mask and the pros and cons of each type of mask. This article includes plenty of visual examples and animated GIFS to demonstrate concepts.