Caution Sign in Pixelmator

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a poster in new Pixelmator 3.0 FX version, using Shapes, Type Tool and new Layer Styles. I hope you enjoy making this tutorial and you’ll like the final result!

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Step 1

Open Pixelmator and create a new document, I’m using 700×800 pixels for the size. Fill the Background layer with gradient colour like in the image below, you can use Gradient Tool or new layer styles.

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Step 2

With Pen Tool draw a triangle, fill it with gradient, which you can make using white and black colours. Then use 10px for the stroke, add a shadow and a inner shadow.

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Step 3

Create another triangle inside first, use 14 px for the stroke and fill it with gradient like another triangle.

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Step 4

With Pen Tool create some stripes, fill them with black colour.

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Step 5

Then add one more, below last four. It should look like in the image below.

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Step 6

Add a picture, move Stormtrooper’s head in the centre.

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Step 7

With Pen Tool create a star shape with some chips, use 4 px for the stroke and fill it with grey colour.

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Step 8

With Custom Shape Tool create a rectangular, fill it with gradient, use 10 px for the stroke and add a shadow.

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Step 9

Add another rectangular, fill it with grey colour.

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Step 10

With Type Tool create a text with a record ,,CAUTION”, choose Arial as the font, make it bold and set font size to 72. Using new layer style fill it with gradient, add a shadow.

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Step 11

Create another text using Type Tool, choose Arial as the font, make it bold and set font size to 36. Add a shadow.

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Step 12

Add a layer, fill it with white colour, then go to Image > Colour Adjustments… > Stylize > Noise, use 30% for the Amount.

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Step 13

Go to Distortion > Twirl Distortion, use 260 px for the Radius and 720º Angle. Repeat that 5 times to make the effect stronger.

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Step 14

Select first triangle, then go to Edit > Invert Selection, then with Magic Eraser Tool erase all background.

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Step 15

With Gradient Tool create a layer, change the blending to Multiply at 35%, add similar layer, change the blending to Multiply at 20%. Select first triangle and with Magic Eraser Tool erase layer, leave only triangle.

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Final Result:

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