Digital art by Romain Bonnet

“A former professional flamenco guitarist, I took my musical retreat in the South of France to dedicate myself to another form of art that allows me to associate several forms of artistic expressions, such as painting or manipulated photography. Source: Digital art by Romain Bonnet

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Rosa Loy – So near and yet so far

Rosa Loy’ s paintings in “So Near and Yet So Far” at Kohn Gallery delineate a mysterious fairytale world desolately populated only by women. Initially, the women appear to be engaged in habitual activities such as farming or playing; but the more you look at them, the more an ambiguous sense of kookiness unfurls from … Continue reading Rosa Loy – So near and yet so far

An Artist Replicates Space Odyssey Featuring Little Astronaut

This little astronaut — introduced and photographed by visual poet, Mauco Sosa — crosses familiar things. Where does he go?

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.

Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

These intricate portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters are made entirely from paper, cut in different layers and using various colours and textures to emulate the strokes of a paintbrush. Crafted by Robbin Gregorio, an illustrator and designer from the Philippines, the attention to detail is impressive and certainly demonstrates a patient and … Continue reading Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

The Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.  In the late 1980's and early 90's, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.

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The Order and Intensity of Techno-SciFi Geometry

In his 90’s Techno dream world, school teacher Tom Knowles creates sci-fi scenes from the urban-industrial structure in his favorite cities around the world. As a child, he organized his toys in lines, a self-described higher spectrum perfectionist. Source: The Order and Intensity of Techno-SciFi Geometry

Observe the Aurora Borealis From Snøhetta’s Swedish Treetop Cabin

Gazing up, the first thing you notice when viewing the 33-foot tall cabin, The 7th Room , is its base, an aluminum covering featuring black and white images of the pine trees that surround the structure. Used as camouflage, this exterior panel immerses the treetop cabin into its environment, blurring the boundaries between the building … Continue reading Observe the Aurora Borealis From Snøhetta’s Swedish Treetop Cabin

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Creating an Illustration Guideline

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 outlining your style. Source: Creating an … Continue reading Creating an Illustration Guideline

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Photographer captures incredible light pillars that look like something out of a Sci-Fi show

Beam me up, Scotty! At least, that’s what photographer Timothy Joseph Elzinga (AKA Timmy Joe) thought when he was woken up by his 2 year old son at 1:30am and saw this through the window. Being based in Canada, Timmy initially thought these were actually the Northern Lights. Source: Photographer captures incredible light pillars that … Continue reading Photographer captures incredible light pillars that look like something out of a Sci-Fi show

The need to belong (+ a new project in the works)

When I was in primary school, a few of my classmates would start up not-so-secret clubs, and inevitably they’d have all the cool kids in it. Knowing that there was a secret club (they did a crap job of covering it up, really), I was bewildered – why wasn’t I invited? Source: The need to … Continue reading The need to belong (+ a new project in the works)