The space race between the Unites States and the Soviet Union gave rise to steady stream of radio programs that glamorized adventure and exploration of the cosmos.
This fueled demand for science fiction themed books, magazines, and consumer packaging — all in need of eye-catching illustrations.
Making these kinds of illustrations isn't as hard as you think. The pistol is made of simple shapes (squares, circles, and triangles) and a three color palette.
Follow along with these easy tutorial and create a great looking sci-fi illustration fast!