Although he readily admits to being blessed in his profession, meeting the appropriate people at the right time, ” Steve Chinhsuan Wang’s career path hasn’t always been easy.Read More →

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The featured freebie of the day is the third volume of colorful paper marbling textures created with the floating ink technique. These unique textures can be used freely in any kind of project such as websites, posters, or packaging designs.Read More →

This post was originally published on this site  CREATIVE BOOM  It’s 45 years since the death of iconic artist Pablo Picasso and to mark the occasion, London’s Tate Modern will stage its first ever solo exhibition of his work in what will be one of the most ambitious shows inRead More →

Taking his turn at one of the most highly regarded mural walls in the United States, Banksy (or Borf on his behalf, as mentioned in some media) decided to paint an explicit, politically charged piece. With almost no references to his previous or recognizable work, without any hidden messages or beating around the bush, he revealed the new piece on his official Instagram:Read More →

Marija Tiurina is a London-based illustrator & concept artist, she takes fresh fruits and vegetables and turns them into unique watercolor characters, we must say, they look absolutely magnificent! She states what inspired her the most was the mind-blowing selection of fruits and vegetables in a greengrocer in London: Read More →

Some of the best selling books online are adult colouring books. They are not like your typical children’s colouring books – which have huge illustrations and are not especially challenging to anybody who has hand-eye coordination and is over the age of 12. Read More →

Jules Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Époque poster art. He has been called the father of the modern poster.Read More →

The Bezier Curve is the mathematics behind the “Pen Tool” a graphic designer’s primary drawing tool. A Bezier Curve is a curved line in which its shape is defined by a mathematical equation.  They are used in vector applications such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as InDesign and Quark Express. It consists of two anchor points and levers that control the angle at which the curves leaves the end points.  Without Bezier curves it would be almost impossible to produce the multitude of unique and beautiful designs.Read More →

Magical rainbow roads by Daniel Mercandantes ©

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante know how to bring colours and magic to dull landscapes. He is painting rainbow pathways using light and long exposure that he then captures on camera. Could you imagine where those lit and colourful roads could lead you?Read More →

Part of honing your skills as an artist involves learning how to draw the world around you: animals, people, landscapes and so on. The other part involves getting to grips with art techniques – mastering composition, light, shadow and so on.Read More →

Ballpoint pen drawings by Mark Powell ig

Ballpoint pen drawings by Mark Powell ig

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An image of a pencil.

I am feeling nostalgic for the humble pencil.  There is a comfort and warm familiarity whenever I pick one up (rarely these days).  Pencils are inexpensive, portable, simple to operate and the marks that they make are easy to erase.  Unlike other writing tools, they do not run out of ink or skip.Read More →

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William Morris Born March 24, 1834 Known for Wallpaper and textile design, fantasy fiction / medievalism, socialism Notable work Textile and typographic desgn “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or beautiful.” That was the rallying call of the nineteenth-century designer, William Morris, aRead More →

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Visual design is at work everywhere around us.  It gives shapes and form to the books we read, the posters we see and the road signs that we pass on the streets.Read More →

Crazy type by @stephanelopes http://ift.tt/2knb9u0 Source: Crazy type by @stephanelopes http://ift.tt/2knb9u0Read More →

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It wasn’t that long ago that men’s magazines had covers like this. It takes some mental effort to imagine an elephant as a “killer brute” attacking a scantily clad woman. The illustrator who painted that cover was named Clarence “Boo” Doore (1913-1988). Source: Clarence Doore, pulp artistRead More →

Street Carts Calandar for OceanBank Ha Noi Hanoi Saigon Sai Gon Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Vuon Illustration Children Picture Book Source: Soul Of The Street Calendar 2017Read More →

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An Illustration is like any other form of design. It’s vital that it is consistent. The best way to do this is by creating guidelines across our illustrations Why is it needed? Identifying the core values and a high-level rationale as to why you need illustrations is key to outliningRead More →

Beautiful letters from Copenhagen Signs. Source: Beautiful letters from Copenhagen Signs.Read More →

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We’ve all been there. Walking down the road, enjoying an outdoor stroll when the weather if fine, or driving along on our ways to our next destination, when we’re literally stopped in our tracks by stunning—and colorful—improvisational artistry. Source: Color Inspiration: Sensational Street Art Featuring Every ShadeRead More →