Pro designer Brad Woodard explains how to quickly create a heavily textured retro illustration in Photoshop by harnessing the power of the RetroSupply Woodland Wonderland gouache brushes.
Freelance illustrator Rocky Roark walks through how to create stylised retro characters with the RetroSupply VectorHero ink brush set – using a handy trick for creating natural strokes with Illustrator’s Width tool.
Love 1950s advertising? Achieve a classic matchbook look in your designs with just a few textures and Photoshop filters in this handy video tutorial – and be sure to download your quality freebies too.
This helpful step-by-step tutorial explains the difference between a brush preset and a tool preset, before walking through how to download and install brush tool presets into Photoshop. It's easy when you know how!
Level up your handlettering skills with Shauna Lyn Pacnczyszyn’s super-brief guide to creating original, old school-inspired lettering – and get our free handlettering tool kit while you're at it.
One great (but often untapped) way to create unique design work is to mix together old retro work with new illustration work. In this tutorial, we'll be illustrating a robot and then putting it in the context of an mid-century advertisement.
Ever wanted to create a retro-style badge design in Illustrator? Then want no more! Follow this time-lapse tutorial to find out how to create a very simple one using just two fonts and a few graphics.
Here's a pro tip for giving your typography a subtle grungy, roughened effect. It's perfect for adding an old print look to your designs, and the imperfections can even create a hand lettering feel.
Find out how to create a textured wood type effect in Photoshop with this four-minute video tutorial. Plus, pick up a free sample pack of our huge Wood & Ink Photoshop kit to follow the tutorial and use in your designs!
Want to evoke 19th and 20th century printing techniques in your designs? Discover how to make rich, subtly flawed ink marks in your work by creating your own subtle Photoshop brushes with this five-step tutorial.
In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to create an eye-catching constructivist-style poster in Photoshop – from choosing the right color palette to giving your poster an eye-catching finish with a subtle gritty texture.