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!
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Graphic styles are the fastest way to achieve time-consuming effects in Adobe Illustrator. By using graphic styles you can achieve looks like our classic PopType effect below with a single mouse click.
In this video tutorial, we'll mock our work up on a soft comfy looking t-shirt in Photoshop. This is a great way show clients how your design will look in the real world. To help you make your t-shirt mockup I've even included a handy texture you can use to follow along!