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Retrofit Your Designs with Photoshop

Lauren Matsumoto presents ways to achieve some awesome vintage effects in Photoshop.

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  2. Vintage Photos FREE!
  3. Hand-Painted Postcards FREE!
  4. Poster Design FREE!
  5. Futurist Graphics & Type FREE!
  6. Vintage Envelopes FREE!
  7. Collage Effects FREE!

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Lauren Matsumoto presents ways to achieve some awesome vintage effects in Photoshop. Her techniques allow you to mimic the look of hand-tinted postcards, Futurist graphics, classic posters, and torn-paper collages. Lauren also explains how to turn contemporary stock photos into convincingly aged b&w images.

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Lauren Matsumoto
Lauren is an award-winning designer and artist whose client list has included W Magazine, Calvin Klein Fragrance and Healing Garden Organics. In 2001, she launched a boutique design studio, Lauren Matsumoto Design, which specializes in brand identity; her work has since been recognized by the Art Directors Club, Graphis, AIGA Loop Journal, Graphic Design USA, the Madison Series in China and the FiFi Awards. Lauren holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and a BA from Yale. In her free time, she volunteers with several non-profits including the Taproot Foundation and CENYC Greenmarket.