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Photoshop Case-study: Metropolis

We have another awesome Photoshop casestudy for you today. Instead of a traditional tutorial, this is a case-study of the steps involved in constructing the sleek Photoshop piece ‘Metropolis’ by Andre Meca.

You can see how every detail was assembled, and how the composition developed over time. I hope that this provides an interesting insight into this great designer! Please let me know your thoughts on the piece and its construction.

If you like this case-study you make appreciate some of our other case-studies:

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About the Author:

Andre is a talented photographer and artist. You can see more of his work at his DeviantArt Page or Behance Page.

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9 Comments:

  1. Simon says:

    Classic movie and great design… but whats with the pink dot :)

  2. Melody says:

    cool, that is one trippy design…is this a futuristic city?

  3. Andre Meca says:

    hi @Melody, yes it is!
    If you have a chance, please watch the movie, it’s amazing, yeah its black&white and no sound, but it is phenomenal!
    I think there are parts of it on youtube!

    Cheers.

    • Tom says:

      We watched it a couple of years back for my Film Studies course, Fritz Lang’s work is so visually impressive. This piece actually inspired me to start work on a German Expressionism inspired tutorial.

  4. Awesome Art work.

    To me its bit like 3D image ?

  5. This is a good tutorial, I’ve also watched this movie in my media technology degree, good movie for its time.

  6. Andre Meca says:

    Thank’s for all coment!!

    @Simon The pink dot was my visual expression for the movie’s epigram
    “THE MEDIATOR BETWEEN HEAD AND HANDS MUST BE THE HEART”!
    In other words It’s like the pink dot its the mediator! XD

    @Jane Thank’s, there’s no 3D on it! :)

  7. Is that a font or did you create it from scratch? It’s nice!

  8. mifre says:

    Nice done dude!

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