How to Make a Retro Space Pistol in Photoshop

by Dustin Lee December 19, 2019 1 Comment

Create a Mid-Century Space Pistol Image in Photoshop

In this tutorial, learn how to make a retro space pistol illustration in Photoshop. This tutorial takes an illustrative approach to making the pistol. We start with simple shapes in three colors. Then using the Brush Tool, Layer Masks, and some brushes from the SpaceRanger brush pack we add in the details.

 

Oh, and if you haven't yet, be sure to pick up the SpaceRanger Brush and Tutorial pack. It includes all the brushes used in this tutorial plus three more in-depth step-by-step tutorials to up your illustration game!

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Dustin Lee
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corbinw
corbinw

September 13, 2016

I had a quick question about the Form Builder brush mentioned in the above video. Is it easy to explain how the form building brushes differ from other brushes or what makes them particularly good at form building?
Thanks!

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