Poster Design in Illustrator

I haven’t designed something for fun in quite a while, so I decided to make a Houston Rockets poster for the great Hakeem Olajuwon; back to back 2-Time NBA Champion. Everything was made in Illustrator except for cutting out Hakeem and adding a gradient map in Photoshop.

Illustrator Techniques

  • Pathfinders
  • Pen Tool
  • Stylize - Transform Drop Shadows, Outer Glow, Round Corners.
  • Object - Offset Path
  • Photoshop Techniques

  • Pen Tool
  • Gradient Map
  • Level Adjustments
  • References

    Poster References

    Design

    Hakeem Poster