Photoshop: As Real As It Gets
Art imitates life imitates art, plus 61 cups of paint and a rubber glove.
By Maria Popova
Typically, Photoshop design is, in one way or another, a mock-up of visuals that could, or do, exist in the real world. But Jakarta-based agency Bates 141 decided to flip this on its head in a project for client software-asil.com.
In an design-imitates-life-imitates-design twist, the crew literally brought the Photoshop CS4 workspace to life.
We have to appreciate both the strategic freshness and the supreme craftsmanship behind the work — we can’t help wanting to come in and play with the wonderful world of tools and colors.
You can see the behind-the-scenes details of the extremely laborious process at Art Snob Solutions’ corner of Flickr.
Published November 26, 2008