Burial Poster

Cover Image for Burial Poster


Design a poster for an Musician

Ideas and Planning

I’ve always loved Burial’s minimal, dark aesthetic. I think it matches his music beautifully and challenged myself to recreate visually the way Burial’s music makes me feel.

Listening to Burial instantly transports me to a pensive, melancholic, nostalgic place. For some reason I tie this mood with bus rides/road trips when it’s raining, leaning my head on the window.

I leaned into the themes of loneliness and solitude in Burials work by swapping the bus for a space ship and using my home cities of Houston and Austin in the Window.


  • While layer masks are incredibly useful, sometimes you can get into a rabbit hole of filters and masks. Just duplicate and edit a layer instead.
  • I’m really happy with how this one turned out, I think following an aesthetic I’m so aligned with really helped motivate me.
  • Taking progress shots along the way resulted in me being able to create some really nice artifacts, like this one!
The ISS interior and satellite images are from NASA’s public gallery.