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Artistically Designed: Get to Know Andrew Archer

July 9th, 2012
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Artistically Designed: Get to Know Andrew Archer

Art and design are often very subjective fields when it comes to who and what is good. They can also be very subjective in determining where a particular piece fits. Is it art, or is it design? There are, however, basic principles we all tend to agree on; design is generally more calculated while...

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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Detailed Scanner Illustration

July 5th, 2012
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Detailed Scanner Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed scanner illustration. We'll start with a bunch of simple shapes, some basic vector shape building techniques, several effects and the round any corner script. Once we have our starting shapes we'll continue with some Pathfinder options, several new...

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From Head to Foot: Showcase of Beautiful Header and Footer Designs

July 3rd, 2012
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From Head to Foot: Showcase of Beautiful Header and Footer Designs

Studies show that the website header is one of the first things a visitor sees on your website. That is mainly due to the way we are used to browser information on the computer presented from top to bottom, and due to the way HTML is built with the...

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A Collection of Incredibly Simple and Sleek Logo Designs

June 29th, 2012
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A Collection of Incredibly Simple and Sleek Logo Designs

Logo design is a broad medium, full of diverse styles, genres and talents. With advancements in software many logo designs have become increasingly complex, utilizing wide color spectrums, complex gradients and intricate illustrations.

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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Printer Illustration

June 28th, 2012
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Create a Printer Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed printer illustration. We'll start with two simple rectangles and some basic vector shape building techniques. Once we have our starting shapes we'll continue with some Pathfinder options, a bunch of complex linear gradients and some simple effects. For the...

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Putting the Pieces Together: Scrapbook Style Web Designs

June 21st, 2012
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Putting the Pieces Together: Scrapbook Style Web Designs

Web design has roots in numerous other artistic fields, one of which that blogging not only honors, but often mimics in design and use alike is scrapbooking. Just as scrapbooks capture moments with more artistic accompaniment than photos, collaging various elements together to present a story; blogs capture moments in digital format,...

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Brushing Up: A Collection of Free Photoshop Brushes

June 18th, 2012
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Brushing Up: A Collection of Free Photoshop Brushes

Photoshop brushes are a hot commodity among the design community, so every now and then we like to look in on what new sets have been released to the masses. And in this post we have collected dozens of new, free Photoshop brushes to spice up your design arsenal, and help give...

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Art on Board: Skateboarding and the Artistic Sub-Culture

June 14th, 2012
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Art on Board: Skateboarding and the Artistic Sub-Culture

When you think of sports, probably the last thing you think about is art or the freedom of expression. You probably think about the high energy. The excitement. The competition. The sweat. The blood. The tears. All of these tend to be associated with sports, from the most physical ones like football,...

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Industrial Makeover: Fully Illustrated Package Designs

June 13th, 2012
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Industrial Makeover: Fully Illustrated Package Designs

Packaging is considered to be one of the main influences in the marketer’s world, instantly forming the first impression. It also helps determine the initial success of the product, since customers are accustomed to making instant decisions. Thus, the more memorable the package designs are, the better the chances that the merchandise will end up...

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Towards a 3D World: Amazing Collection of Autodesk 3DS Max Tutorials

June 12th, 2012
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Towards a 3D World: Amazing Collection of Autodesk 3DS Max Tutorials

For today’s collection, we have chosen 3D Studio Max tutorials that will unlock the techniques you need so you can master your 3D Studio Max skills. With the help of the 3D visualization rendering, you can create the perfect feel and look you are wanting for your images. And...