Art Nouveau

Tangled up in vines

The Brief

Create an Art Nouveau–inspired typographic poster

Trim Size

10 × 16 inches (254 × 406 mm)

Learning Points

  • Adding multiple strokes

  • Working with opacity masks in Illustrator

  • Using the Live Paint Bucket in Illustrator



Fonts Used

Vienna Workshop, P22 Art Nouveau Extras


There are a few people in the world who hate Art Nouveau. The same people also hate flowers and puppies. Everyone else loves this beautiful style that flourished (literally) between 1890 and 1910. Its characteristics varied from country to country, but all of its varieties shared a use of curved lines and natural forms, particularly flowers and plants, presented in a clean, stylized fashion. While ...

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