Friday, 30 November 2007


I've been reading a really good book, that I got from the library, about 30's posters. And I have to admit that I'm just amazed with that style, I think it's becoming almoust like an addiction...hehe. I just love the lettering and the collours, especially the ones of russian propaganda. Just take a look at this beautiful exemple of Eli Lissitzy.
Well, I did try to put again a 30's vibe to this poster, but with a personal touch, I dont know if I acchive that...but here it is. Enjoy

Wednesday, 28 November 2007

30's Montains

In the last few days I've been cheking some old posters from the 30's, so I decided to try to make a work with that sort of graphic "vibe". I'm not very happy with the result, the lettering is not that good, and the vectorial figures are not spot on. but Im going to keep on trying...

Tuesday, 27 November 2007


I made the drawing of the kid jumping long time ago, but only now I had the idea of doing something with it. I've used the same "decomposing" technique, the background it's some art noveau wallpaper that I had here lost in my computer.
I just have so much fun with this style of graphics... Im always looking for the next thing or object to visualy "destroy" in million pieces. Hope you like!!

Wednesday, 21 November 2007

The montain of colours

I've been working on this poster for long time now, I wanted to use as many patterns as possible and still look like a simple work. There is one thing that I'm really happy with, that is the colours in the montain. I think they look really great, and it's a technique that I'm going to use more in my future projects.

Wednesday, 14 November 2007


I'm quite happy with the result of this work, but it's not perfect... far from it! I've used, again, some 70's patterns with some textures of old papers, its a tecnic that I like to use. Hope you like it!

Tuesday, 13 November 2007

Koi fish

Lats weekend I passed by an local tattoo shop. The tattoos were so bad, but, I dont know why, I did like them. There were tattoos of pinup girls, of Skulls, and my favourite one... the typical Koi Fish. The shape of this fish its really good, and I had to do something with, here it is! Enjoy!

Friday, 9 November 2007

Scott Hansen influence...

This graphic work was one of the most difficult ones I ever did. Not because of the amount of skill requiered to do it, but because I was struggling with the lack of imagination, and there was always that feeling of something was missing... but I manage to finish!!!! In this poster you can find some influencies of Scott Hansen. He is one of my favourite graphic designers, and he is a massive influence on my work!!! I always try not to "imitate" his graphic style, but this time, I admit, I've used a similar frame as Hansen uses on his works.
But I try to use other tecnics as main objective with this work was to creat a "feeling" of 3 dimensions, that's why I've used the squares with images in different plans...Enjoy!!

Wednesday, 7 November 2007


Today I found in my suitcase of graphics a really nice postcard. I don't remember were did I get it, but I remember why I get it... brillaint colours, and that art deco syle that looks so good on posters are brilliant!!! So I've made a background using some textures, wallpaper, again, but this time a litle bit more organic...And with this poster I finish my first Urban Myth poster collection. If u want to chek out my previous posters go to the right side bar in the blog, and there are links to every single one of them. Enjoy!

Monday, 5 November 2007

Tesco crow

Today I've been in one of the most awful places in UK...TESCO!!! It was so bad, but I had to go there... I just hate everything inside those places!! when I was leaving, I just saw a huge crow, he was in the floor looking at me, and then he went away... one thing that impressed me was the shiny black body... so I had the idea of doing this poster. I've used again some wallpaper from the 70's, and some textures of old papers. I did try to create an old look, with a litle bit of OP ART influence.

Thursday, 1 November 2007

LIFE Magazine advert

I've was seeing my old LIFE magazinefrom the 50's, that I luckly found in a stree of Lisbon some years ago... and there was an old advert form phillips... it was brilliant, it had some magnificent colours, browns and yellows...really good indeed!!! So I had the idea of doing this poster. This poster makes part of the Urban Myth Poster collections. Enjoy!!

70's patterns

Here it is, the 3rd Poster of the collection Urban myth. Lately I've develop an interest in 70's design style, and specially the patterns they used. The Design back in those days it was so simple and beautiful, most of the times they just use a picture and the lettering in the right place, and that's works, simple and effective!
In this poster I used some patters from the 70's, but its really hard for me make things simple...that reminds me what my professor back in the uni allways said: be careful with the "noise" in the graphic work!!!70's