Articles by Angie Bowen

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...

Inspiration

A Wintry Collection of Inspired Snow Sculptures

December 9th, 2011
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A Wintry Collection of Inspired Snow Sculptures

Every year as winter's grip takes hold and pours its icy precipitation down upon us, many of us will marvel in the beauty it creates upon the landscape. However, many talented artists look at the snow and ice and see it a bit differently. They see the beauty that can be carved and...

Essentials

Awesome Dual Screen Wallpapers to Decorate Your Desktop

December 2nd, 2011
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Awesome Dual Screen Wallpapers to Decorate Your Desktop

Knowing how much of a hot commodity wallpapers are to the design and development community, and to anyone in general who tends to spend a large amount of time basking in the glow of a computer screen, we decided to collect more screen art for our readers. Given the number of users...

Inspiration

A Showcase of Still Life Digital Paintings

November 23rd, 2011
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A Showcase of Still Life Digital Paintings

As our technology evolves, so do the industries and professionals driven by it. Painters, once only using brushes and canvas have seen so many amazing new strides in digital painting software over the years, have taken to these new applications like a fish to water. And so many brilliant and inspiring digital paintings...

Photography

A Showcase of Industrial Photography

November 15th, 2011
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A Showcase of Industrial Photography

Through the photographer's lens, so much beauty can be extracted from the world around us. Even from the most unusual and unexpected places, these artists find captures overflowing with inspirational energy. Take for example those who turn their lens towards the industrial. Large metal structures, both new and aged, twisting and climbing their way into...

Inspiration

Photography in Fashion

November 4th, 2011
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Photography in Fashion

When worlds collide, it is said to be a cataclysmic event. That tends to ring true no matter where this adage gets applied. For instance, when the photography and fashion worlds collide the resulting inspirational discharge can be breathtaking. Two varied visual artforms melding together, their emotive power and intensity combining in a raw presentation that begs...

Essentials

Spooky and Fun Halloween Wallpapers

October 26th, 2011
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Spooky and Fun Halloween Wallpapers

With Halloween right around the corner, one of the year's spookiest and most playful seasonal celebrations, we thought it would be somewhat appropriate if we put together a collection of desktop wallpapers for our readers to use to decorate their backgrounds. While some may think that this time of year is all about the horror...

Photography

A Showcase of Infrared Photography

October 19th, 2011
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A Showcase of Infrared Photography

In almost any problem solving situation, one tends to be told to think outside the box to find a solution. Basically asking us to look beyond the ordinary to find the extraordinary. One creative field that seems to shine as a beacon for taking this approach, and seeing the world in a very different way...

Development

Designers Know Your Code: Web Design Tutorials

October 3rd, 2011
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Designers Know Your Code: Web Design Tutorials

As almost any web designer worth their salt, and a large percentage of web developers will tell you, to be fully considered a web designer you have to have some background in code. Not to the depth that full on developers must, but it really is unfair to the rest of those...