Articles by Angie Bowen

Inspiration

That Distant Horizon: A Showcase of Landscape Photography

April 2nd, 2012
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That Distant Horizon: A Showcase of Landscape Photography

With the changing of the seasons, our thoughts tend to drift to the outdoors. Especially after winter's long visit has kept many locked up inside far away from the reach of the season's chill. Many of us are absolutely bursting at the seems waiting for the weather to be right, and for...

Design

Web Throwback: Showcase of Vintage and Retro Web Design

March 12th, 2012
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Web Throwback: Showcase of Vintage and Retro Web Design

Given the popularity of vintage and retro styles among the web design community, we thought we would take an opportunity and shine a spotlight on some of those styles applied to websites. With so many flawless examples of vintage and retro web design floating around the internet it was a bit...

Essentials

Desktop Decoration: Collection of Wonderful Desktop Wallpapers

March 1st, 2012
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Desktop Decoration: Collection of Wonderful Desktop Wallpapers

With designers being such visual creatures, filling their personal spaces with inspiring imagery is almost an act of an instinctual nature. And our personal computers are not immune to this decorative desire. Given that there are an almost overwhelming number of wallpapers available online, this constant demand for fresh desktop decorations is under...

Design

Designing the Web: Photoshop Tutorials for Designing a Website

February 17th, 2012
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Designing the Web: Photoshop Tutorials for Designing a Website

For those of us in the business of designing the web, one area of resources that always prove invaluable to have in our design arsenals is tutorials. Learning how other web designers have crafted their designs, and which tools they always rely on can always help to guide us as we...

Inspiration

Gaining Perspective: A Showcase of 3D Digital Renders

February 6th, 2012
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Gaining Perspective: A Showcase of 3D Digital Renders

With the design communities ever pressing pursuit of inspiration and the growing popularity of three dimensional digital renderings, we thought this was the perfect opportunity for these two paths to cross for Noupe's readers. So we went out across the internet in search of some truly inspired pieces of art that have...

Inspiration

Pixel Perfection: Showcase of Inspired Pixel Art

January 19th, 2012
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Pixel Perfection: Showcase of Inspired Pixel Art

For many designers, and artists alike, using the numerous tools that are available to them in whichever graphics program is their app of choice is the only way they can get their work to shine. But then there are those who operate in the complete opposite manner, shying away from the tools and...

Design

Imagination Rendered: 3D Interior Design Model Inspiration

January 9th, 2012
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Imagination Rendered: 3D Interior Design Model Inspiration

We look in all kinds of places for inspiration, and today we are taking things inside. Interior design has hit so many new heights with the growth of 3D modeling generators, like 3Ds Max and others. With these highly advanced tools, concepts can come to life off of the page before they are...

Inspiration

Art in the Abstract: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

December 28th, 2011
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Art in the Abstract: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

When artists get an idea poised for realization, there are many ways that they take these concepts and bring them to life. These artists, usually working in more abstract arenas, craft these concepts from their imaginations into the physical world by many means. Photography however, is not one of these areas that...

Inspiration

Shades of Grey: Showcase of B&W Photography

December 21st, 2011
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Shades of Grey: Showcase of B&W Photography

Photography is such a vast field filled with so many amazing techniques and tricks for taking the world around us and stealing moments from it with often breathtaking results. One easy way for photographers to add emotion and impact to their captures is to strip them of color. B&W photography has such a...

Photography

A Showcase of Portrait Photography

December 16th, 2011
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A Showcase of Portrait Photography

When photographers set out to take a picture of someone, there are those who say they are out to capture a lie; while others will argue that what they are really trying to get at the heart of is the truth. Not matter what side of the fence it is you come down on, the...