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Origami, The Art of Designing and Manufacturing Masterpieces

May 31st, 2012
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Origami, The Art of Designing and Manufacturing Masterpieces

Nowadays there are so many forms of art, where it is really hard to distinguish real artistic value from kitsch. But when comes to a form of Japanese artistic expression, Origami, which is hundreds of years old we can be sure there’s no room for bad taste.

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Taste in Design: Collection of Inspired Cake Designs

May 23rd, 2012
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Taste in Design: Collection of Inspired Cake Designs

As we celebrate various life events, one tasty, sweet centerpiece that often makes an appearance is a cake. Over the years, cake designers have really taken their art to decadent and daring new heights. The artistic approaches to cake design have wrought some spectacular examples that not only spark your imagination, but...

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Analog Art: A Showcase of Fabulous Pencil Drawings

May 17th, 2012
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Analog Art: A Showcase of Fabulous Pencil Drawings

For most of us, one of the first tools we use for drawing pictures (beyond the crayons and finger paint of our early days) is a pencil. Be it a lead based or colored pencil, these analog artist tools are still a big staple among artists and designers alike. As designers many...

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World of Watercolor: Beautiful Watercolor Effects in Web Design and Tutorials

May 7th, 2012
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World of Watercolor: Beautiful Watercolor Effects in Web Design and Tutorials

Using watercolor in web design is not a new thing that designers are implementing, by any means. In fact, it has been used in web design for years. In no small part due to the fact that digital watercolor effects are inspiring and attention-grabbing, and on top of that,...

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Art in Fractions: Showcase of Sculpted Miniatures

April 30th, 2012
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Art in Fractions: Showcase of Sculpted Miniatures

There are often times when we look at the world around us seeking inspiration, and that inspiration takes us into grand explorations of larger than life worlds and themes. And then there are some who take their inspiration and go in a different direction. They work on a much smaller scale. One-twelfth to...

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Websites of the Deep: A Showcase of Underwater Web Design

April 26th, 2012
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Websites of the Deep: A Showcase of Underwater Web Design

Developing a website can sometimes be a dry process, but that doesn't mean the finished site can't make a splash. As the lead designer at a studio called "The Deep End", it's always interesting to see what others have done with the underwater web design theme, and it turns out...

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An Eye for Detail: Exceptional Makeup Artists

April 24th, 2012
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An Eye for Detail: Exceptional Makeup Artists

As we search for inspiration, looking beyond our own fields and into other artistic arenas is quite commonplace, no matter how far from common the expressive works we find in these places may be. Which is the case today. Today we take a look at some work of an exceptional group of makeup...

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Typographical Infographics That’ll Make You Go “Wow!”

April 11th, 2012
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Typographical Infographics That’ll Make You Go “Wow!”

Words are a really powerful tool to express what you think, but an even more powerful weapon to visualize your main thoughts and concept are graphics. To be more specific a rich combination of beautiful typographical signs, letters and symbols. By using different fonts, sizes and styles it's possible to create stunning typographical...

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From the Unconscious Mind: Gallery of Surrealistic Digital Art

April 9th, 2012
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From the Unconscious Mind: Gallery of Surrealistic Digital Art

When most people think of surrealism, they merely think of the bizarre. They think of artwork that somewhat blends the real with the abstract. They do not take into account the movement which sought to unleash the full creative potential of the unconscious mind. This injects a much deeper meaning in...

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Typography Inspiration: Calligraphic Masterpieces

April 3rd, 2012
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Typography Inspiration: Calligraphic Masterpieces

Calligraphy is an ancient skill, whose origin is difficult to date. It spans across a wide range of cultures and continents, and can be seen to this day all across the globe. Some track calligraphy back to the inception of the Latin alphabet in 600bc, although other notable examples can be seen through history.