Tag Archives: Image Manipulation


Retro Modern Apple Magazine Ad Project


Given the popularity of shows like Mad Men, I wanted to create a project for my introductory Photoshop class that would combine modern technology advertised with retro sensibilities. Above is my first take, using 1986 Apple advertisements as my direct inspiration. And I decided to go even more retro with this iPad ad: -Krishna

Process Work: Extreme Sports Magazine Cover


This quarter I’m teaching an introductory Photoshop course. The second assignment for the class is to create a cover layout for an extreme sports magazine. As with everything, I like to start by researching the competition first. After amassing a collection of magazine covers, my next task was to sketch the basic layout. Sketching is such a crucial component to design, yet many novice designers try to skip it. Sketching allows me to focus purely on layout, without the distractive element of color or type. At this stage, I can get a sense of the basic composition. The sketch was […]