Bringing Fruits to Life – Watercolour Paintings by Marija Tiurina

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:

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The Art of Letterlocking: The Elaborate Folding Techniques That Ensured the Privacy of Handwritten Letters Centuries Ago

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.

Sketchwalk Singapore

Last sketchwalk for the year 2018 for the Urbansketchers Singapore

The last sketchwalk for the year 2018 was held on the 29 Dec, the last Sat of the month and of the year too. It is also customary to have the last urban sketching of the year to be held at Orchard Road, where the streets and malls were all donned with Christmas lights and … Continue reading Last sketchwalk for the year 2018 for the Urbansketchers Singapore

Fun stories

The 10 most fun stories of 2018

From badly-drawn footballers and wonderfully garish royals to hilarious poster mashups – plus a whole host of cats and dogs – these are the stories that tickled us most in 2018. For the most part, we take creativity seriously here at Digital Arts. Source: The 10 most fun stories of 2018

Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

Azuki is an absolutely adorable Japanese hedgehog who loves to go on all kinds of adventures. This time he went camping, and we’re sure it’s the cutest thing you’ll see today. This little camper was fully prepared for his trip – he brought his own tent, grill, and even a little kayak. Source: This Japanese … Continue reading Azuki the Hedgehog Went Camping And Stayed In A Tiny Tent

Cute and Colorful Characters by Jigé

Julien Gaquère, alias Jigé , is a self-taught artist who works at the Jouret workshop in Roubaix. His drawings in multiple shapes and colors are sometimes figurative, sometimes abstract, where characters and strange animals intertwine. Source: Cute and Colorful Characters by Jigé

Artist Spotlight: Emily Lovejoy

More paintings by New Orleans-based artist Emily Lovejoy . See more below. See more images below. Each week our members share their work with us and we highlight the best of these submissions as  Editors’ Picks . If you have work to share, you can learn more about  becoming a member . Source: Artist Spotlight: … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Emily Lovejoy

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Life in Shanghai is an Illustrated Tour of China’s Biggest City

Sveta Dorosheva is a Ukrainian born artist now residing in Israel. Though she is well regarded in both Russia and Romania as a children’s illustrator, a quick glance at her work reveals the maturity that lay under the whimsical surface of it all. Source: Life in Shanghai is an Illustrated Tour of China's Biggest City

Egyptian Gods, Boldly Illustrated

Daniele Caruso, an artist hailing from the United Kingdom, has put together a small, but impressive collection of highly-stylized illustrated Egyptian Gods. The illustrations are colorful, yet re-enforced with a heavy emphasis on the traditional use of gold, using thick lines for the shadows against a deep black background. Source: Egyptian Gods, Boldly Illustrated

What is a semi-professional artist?

There are two ways of looking at what a semi-professional is. Either they are somebody who is receiving payment for an activity but NOT as a full-time occupation NOR relying entirely on it for a living Or they are somebody who is spending a lot of time on an activity and aspiring to reach the … Continue reading What is a semi-professional artist?

The 10 best freelance label designers for hire in 2018

The best labels have one thing in common: they make their products stand out on shelves, even when they’re standing among crowds of competitors. Think of how many times you’ve tried a new food or brought home a cool craft beer because it had an interesting label. Source: The 10 best freelance label designers for … Continue reading The 10 best freelance label designers for hire in 2018

Conceptual Illustrations of New Worlds By Steve Chinhsuan Wang

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.

Paper Marbling Textures Vol.3

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.

Psd Invitation Card Mockup Vol5

The post VIP invitation card with gold frame and ribbons vector appeared first on Free vector graphic art, free psd graphic, free icons, photoshop brush, font free download . Source: VIP invitation card with gold frame and ribbons vector

Picasso 1932: Love, Fame and Tragedy at Tate Modern

One of the best things about Tate Modern's Picasso exhibition is it contains some terrible art. I mean real howlers. Paintings in which we see the modern master fluffing his lines and losing his form. It's such a relief. Not because we learn he is fallible like the rest of us - we're not idiots, … Continue reading Picasso 1932: Love, Fame and Tragedy at Tate Modern

Streets: Banksy (New York)

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:

Adult Colouring Books the new bestsellers

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.

Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art

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.

Bezier curve the maths of the “Pen Tool”

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.