How To Create a Nostalgic Travel Poster Using a Filter


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Creating a nostalgic travel poster using the Cut Out filter

Here we're going to see how we can make a nostalgic travel poster in the style of travel posters from the 20s and 30s, using a very limited color, palette flat color, and we are going to begin with just a picture of a lighthouse, like so, St. Catherine's Lighthouse on the Isle of Wight, and I have a channel already prepared that I'm going to use to mask the sky. So, I've already gone through the trouble of saving this channel, it's a quite complicated selection, to save you the trouble of having to watch me do that.

But I'm now going to activate that channel and come to Layer 0, where I will inverse that selection and then apply that as a layer mask. Now, I want to put a layer behind this. I'm going to hold down Command or Ctrl and click on the Create New Layer and I want that layer to be filled with a solid blue. I'd like the blue to be suggested from the color that's actually in the original sky. So I'm temporarily going to disable the layer mask...

Creating a nostalgic travel poster using the Cut Out filter
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Creating a nostalgic travel poster using the Cut Out filter provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Color

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Design
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