Creative typography has become a great design trend for today. Hundreds of mind-blowing examples of typographic portraits are to be found around the web. This mix of typography and portrait gives a vast ground for imagination of designers and they create real masterpieces. The artists select certain size, weight and type of font and arrange them on the page in some original way.
Typography is not just about choosing a nice typeface, actually it's much more than that, it's how we arrange the types in the layout choosing the right size, weight and type of font to transmit the message in the easiest and more understandable way. Now, imagine some designers take that to a next step, mixing typography with portraits.
A great design trend of seen appearing more and more often around the web is using typography to create portraits. This post I’ve compiled an amazing list of 25 beautiful typography portraits which are perfect for inspiration and are simply mind blowing designs. I hope you enjoy and feel free to leave a comment to say which one is your favourite.
I’m sure most of us heard of these memorable saying that goes like "A good sketch is better than a long speech" or "A picture is worth a thousand words". Sometimes, even the most complicated issue and matter can be simplified and expressed over a single image. That’s just how incredible images are; but today I want to show you something different, a hybrid of both.
Typographic Portraits involve the use of letters/fonts of varying sized and typefaces to create shapes and figures that resemble a human face and at the same time gives us a sense of cognition about the person in question. Before we begin, let me warn you that it is a task that requires immense patience but it gets better with practice and use of certain tweaks and tips. We shall be exploring these tips in the course of this tutorial.
As I was thinking of making more advance tutorials, maybe its time to make a quick simple tutorials where beginners can easily figure how it was done. Here is a simple tutorial for beginners. In this tutorial you’ll gonna learn how to create a Simple Text Portrait in Photoshop. You will learn how to make a text follow into a path with the use of Pen Tool (P) in more artistic way. Here’s a quick look on the final result
So in this tutorial I will show you how to create a really cool and super easy typographic portrait in Photoshop. We will use the Displace filter and some Blend Modes to achieve the effect. The whole process is quite simple but it might take you some time to add the texts and elements, but once you do that the rest is very straight forward.