Alex Beltechi
Alex is a multi-skilled designer and digital artist currently working out of Bucharest, Romania. His work is dedicated to direction, design and image making and is specialized in typography and lettering. He works directly with clients and agencies from around the world on both large and small projects and is mostly fascinated by the extraordinary and experimental.
Latest Posts
  • Design & Illustration
    Techniques
    Evolving Your Illustrative Typography, Through Experiments and TechniquesPreview
    To grow and develop your illustrative typography style first involved letting go. Don't get overly concerned with your style early on. Give yourself the time needed to experiment. Try different techniques, different mediums, different approaches. Give yourself the space to make mistakes and learn from them. By practicing your illustrative lettering with craft personal projects you'll gain experience with your tools. Over time, you'll develop methods and techniques that will help you to deliver consistent professional results.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Text Effects
    How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration - Part 2Preview
    Today we're back with the second part of our 3D typography illustration tutorial; this time we're going to take all the pieces of the puzzle and finalize them. It's all about realism here as we explore seamless integration of separate 3D objects into a single document. Learn how to add color, match luminosity, and add beautiful contrast to your renders.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Text Effects
    How to Create an Incredible Typographic Illustration - Part 1Preview
    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. In this two-part tutorial, we're going to learn how to bring a simple proverb into a complex typographic illustration that achieves a level of realism without actually using any photos. Yes, we're going to build this idea from the bottom up. In the first part, learn how to model your own objects in Cinema 4D and prepare them for isolation in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Painting
    How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting - Part 2Design and illustration
    I've always been fascinated with matte paintings, so today I'll explain the basic principles they involve and demonstrate the. What I do need to emphasize is that Matte Paintings are usually much larger in scale, harbour more detail and require a lot more time to create.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Painting
    How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting - Part 1Design and illustration
    This tutorial is the first part of "How to Create a Stone Giant Matte Painting". In these few steps, I'll teach you how to create your own sketch so that you can go on and create your very own matte painting with the second part of this tutorial.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Contests
    Comment to Win Three Brush Packs of Your Choice from Designious!200x200
    Today's contest is being held by Designious, which is generously awarding nine complete brush sets to three lucky winners. Find out more about the site and how you can participate after the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Contests
    ArtBox7 is Giving Away Three Supreme Sets - Comment to Win!Preview
    Today's contest is being held by ArtBox7, which is generously awarding three of our readers with a supreme set from their resource website. Read the whole post to see what these magical sets contain, and how you can participate.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Contests
    Comment to Win One of Four VIP accounts from Grafpedia Preview
    We've got another contest for our readership, and this time we've teamed up with Grafpedia to give you complete access to their resources! There are two types of accounts you can win, so read the post to find out what's up for grabs, and just how easy it is to hop in.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    News
    Looking For Feedback on Psdtuts+Preview
    Hey all! We have more enhancements in the works for the site. Our development team will be making more upgrades in 2010. We also want to continue to deliver the highest quality Photoshop and design content on the web. We could use your feedback on how we can improve the site? We'd like to know both what we're doing right and how we can improve. Constructive feedback needed!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Typography
    Create a Delicious Type TreatDesign and illustration
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create not one, but two type effects in a single tutorial, exclusively available to Tuts+ Premium members. Get ready to kick off this winter season with a stylish typographic treatment.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Contests
    Comment to Win a Complete Brush Set from Go MediaPreview
    Go Media Arsenal is offering it's latest complete brush set to one of our lucky readers! Once again, a random commenter will be rewarded with a special prize. Read all the details at the jump.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Contests
    Win a Free Book, '1000 Graphic Elements'Preview
    We've got another contest for our readership, and this time we're rewarding one random commenter with a bountiful source of graphic design inspiration! Imagine having 1000 fresh ideas at your finger tips spanning from books to brochures, invitations to menus, CDs to annual reports, and much more. Read more to find out just how easy it is to participate.Read More…