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Web of Color: Bold and Beautiful Uses of Color in Web Design

March 6th, 2012
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Web of Color: Bold and Beautiful Uses of Color in Web Design

As we look around the web, we see so many examples of designers who have brilliantly used color in web design projects to make the page or various page elements really pop. Even in some cases when we see designers opting for more minimal designs, using bold splashes...

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Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water

March 5th, 2012
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Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water

Nature provides great inspiration for digital art, and water is one of the most visually impressive aspects of nature. Many photo manipulators choose to work with water as it's fluidity, opacity and reaction to light are all great foundations of art. Water also brings with it tremendous energy. The splashes, waterfalls and flows offer a...

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Top Fifteen Photography Portfolio Sites

March 2nd, 2012
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Top Fifteen Photography Portfolio Sites

What sets great images apart? What do the most successful photographers do to make their work stand out? Often the difference between a great photo and a great photo that captivates and prompts exploration is a good showcase.

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A Showcase of Beautiful Bird Photography

February 27th, 2012
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A Showcase of Beautiful Bird Photography

Nature photography is often more beautiful than photography featuring manmade subjects, as it presents us with the beautiful randomness of the world around us. Some of the most stunning creatures within nature are birds. With around 10,000 species of birds, bird photography presents us with an endless variation of colors, patterns and visuals.

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Faces of Imagination: A Showcase of Inspiring Digital Portraits

February 23rd, 2012
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Faces of Imagination: A Showcase of Inspiring Digital Portraits

As the never ending quest for inspiration pours on, we have taken our search for creative works back into the area of digital art. This time around we have found some wonderful pieces that were drawn by a range of very talented artists. Though this showcase is a collection of digital...

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Textured Web: Showcase of Textured & Patterned Website Designs

February 22nd, 2012
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Textured Web: Showcase of Textured & Patterned Website Designs

When it comes to design resources, textures and patterns are among some of the most popular tools on offer. And while we may never be able to get a single, definitive answer from the community as to why this is, one can surmise that their popularity is probably due to their...

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Colors of Spring: Color Palettes from Spring Flowers and Foliage

February 21st, 2012
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Colors of Spring: Color Palettes from Spring Flowers and Foliage

As the icy grip of winter closes in tighter many begin to dream of spring. That time of renewed growth and warmer days that tends to draw us back outside and into nature's waiting open arms. With the seeming promise from the old groundhog that we will more than likely...

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Hitting the Mark: A Collection of Creative Advertisements

February 16th, 2012
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Hitting the Mark: A Collection of Creative Advertisements

Over the last 100 years or so advertising has been integrated into every walk of life. Whether you are working on the internet, relaxing at home watching TV or getting the bus or train to the cinema; you cannot avoid being bombarded with advertisements from all angles.

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Top Valentine’s Day Graphic Design Tutorials

February 10th, 2012
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Top Valentine’s Day Graphic Design Tutorials

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and designers are eager to try out their creative skills. With the holiday comes a time of bright colors, attractive graphics and shimmering effects which can make for some romantic manipulations. We have collected some very useful tutorials, which will help you use Photoshop patterns, brushes and much...

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A Look at Inspiring Website Designs of Musicians

February 8th, 2012
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A Look at Inspiring Website Designs of Musicians

As with designer's, musician's websites are often some of the most creative, and for good reason. The website designs of musicians should ideally epitomize their sound in a visual medium. It should capture their brand in an online presence.