Vision Quest – It’s what HAPPENS in those 6 minutes

I remember watching "Vision Quest" at the George Street, Cinemas during a stopover in Sydney travelling home to Canberra from boarding school in Brisbane.  It was released in Australia under the title "Crazy for You".  It did not rival the box office success of the "Karate Kid" at the time however it was a more accurate picture of teen life.  I remember wanting to see it as I heard that Madonna had a brief appearance singing, "Crazy for You."

Colour Palette- Morning at the beach

This colour palette was created with adobe colour it is called 'Summer Morning.' Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for … Continue reading Colour Palette- Morning at the beach

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The Colour Blue

The Colour Blue has always been my favourite colour.  Apparently, I am in good company as blue is one of the most well-liked colours.  It is the least gender specific having equal appeal to both men and women. Blue can affect us physically it calms and sedates, cools and aids intuition. "Good things are associated … Continue reading The Colour Blue

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

Captivating Pictures from Finnish Winter

Japanese photographer Yuichi Yokota traveled during three months to live the Finnish winter in Lapland. Extreme temperatures, snow-covered landscapes, auroras borealis and journeys in sled with huskies all that characterized a freezing winter season and warm and poetic moments offered by nature. Source: Captivating Pictures from Finnish Winter

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Rain Animation – soothing meditative quality.

Rain Animation Effect Check out the new effect I have created with the Adobe Muse rain widget from the creative team at MuseFree. We love to use the amazing tools and widgets and adapt them for use in our design projects. This effect reminds me how much I love the city in the rain.  While … Continue reading Rain Animation – soothing meditative quality.

Cool Illustrations to Inspire

Illustrations to inspire Illustrations and imagery inspire my designs. Visuals help website users retain ideas, words and concepts.  The following are a selection of illustrators that excite and stimulate my creativity. Linesandcolors  Lines and Colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts Bunch of Grapes , Andrew Way … Continue reading Cool Illustrations to Inspire

YinMn - The New Blue

YInMn blue – the new blue tone colour

I am not a natural when it comes to being able to distinguish between different shades of the same colour. It has now just become more difficult to differentiate a new shade of blue has hit a market called YinMn. Researchers named the pigment YnBlue after its three elements: Yittrium (Y), Indium (In) and Manganese … Continue reading YInMn blue – the new blue tone colour