Photoshop sticker art

When you start to view the city around you as a canvas, ideas for enhancing it will naturally begin to flow. There are so many locations that could use some added interest - the hardest part of the process can often be deciding where to begin.

Over the years, we have been bombarded with signage and advertisements in such abundance that we barely even notice the environment around us. We take the ordinary for granted and exist in a world of filtered tunnel vision, not noticing our surroundings unless something different catches our eye. In this tutorial, we're going to create a number of characters in Photoshop to remedy this indifference in passers-by. Perhaps world-famous graphic designer Paul Rand didn't have sticker art in mind when he stated, "The problem of the artist is to defamiliarise the ordinary", but defamiliarising the ordinary is exactly what we're going to set out to do here.

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