Essentials

50 Remarkable Free Icon Sets Released In 2010

August 18th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 Remarkable Free Icon Sets Released In 2010

Today we present a refreshing collection of free icon sets. In the past, we posted a huge collection of icon sets and due to the increasing users’ demand, we decided to showcase a yet another collection. Everyone knows that a suitable icon can help users with nice metaphors (if used properly). This is the reason why many artists and designers pay attention to icons...

Business Online

Some Reasons You Might Not Want To Become A Web Designer

August 17th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Some Reasons You Might Not Want To Become A Web Designer

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Web design is often an appealing career choice for artistic and creative people. It's seen as a potentially lucrative opportunity to be creative on a daily basis. But there are drawbacks that many people don't realize going into the field.

Inspiration

Hand Painting Art by Guido Daniele

August 16th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Hand Painting Art by Guido Daniele

Guido Daniele was born in Soverato (Italy) and now lives and works in Milan. He graduated from Brera School of Arts (major in sculpturing) and he has been painting and participating in personal and group art exhibitions since 1968. In 1990 he added a new artistic experience to his previous ones: using the body painting technique he creates and paints models bodies for different situations...

Inspiration

50 Stunning 3D Car Renders

August 13th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 Stunning 3D Car Renders

Computer graphics has become truly remarkable about re-creating and illustrating reality. And while most artists still face major obstacles when it comes to rendering organic material, there’s a small subset of 3D images that have been scratching perfection for many years now: 3D vehicle renders. There are so many realistic and beautiful artworks, and if it weren’t for the 3D forums and galleries, you...

Design

Photoshop Web Design Layout Tutorials from 2010

August 12th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Photoshop Web Design Layout Tutorials from 2010

Web layouts are crucial for every web design. Whether it is a simple design or an advanced one, Photoshop can often come handy in creating such layouts. We have collected some really creative and helpful recent tutorials that display the process behind creating web layouts in Photoshop.

Photography

Toss Your Camera (Photography)

August 11th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Toss Your Camera (Photography)

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Camera toss photography is a relatively unknown technique, but its title alone is a good explanation of the photography technique. Yes, photographers literally throw their camera in the air after doing necessary shutter adjustments to achieve beautiful and original images.

Essentials

50 Tremendous Grunge Wallpapers For Your Desktop

August 10th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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50 Tremendous Grunge Wallpapers For Your Desktop

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Although grunge is associated with something unclean, dirty or tainted, it also stands for a special theme which mostly focuses on making crooked, asymmetrical, irregular, uneven or worn-and-torn visual elements which are stilll beautiful and pleasant to see. You may find thousands of grunge wallpapers, but in this post we have...

Design

35 Fresh and Wanted Photoshop Tutorials

August 9th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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35 Fresh and Wanted Photoshop Tutorials

Photoshop needs no introduction; everyone knows it — even those who do not have any design background. Knowing your tools inside out really counts. If you really know Photoshop, you can do almost everything with it — be it photo retouching, photo manipulation, creating fantasy scenes or creating wild and wicked text effects. And in this post we have collected some fresh Photoshop tutorials...

Essentials

50 Awesome Anime Characters Wallpapers

August 6th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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50 Awesome Anime Characters Wallpapers

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Anime is derived from the English word 'animatio'n and it is used in Japanese as an abbreviation of animation. It is the most popular style of animation these days which is quite different from the normal one. Anime characters are mostly very fun, loving, charming and very stylish. Visual characteristics are one of...

Essentials

80+ Useful PSD Templates For Web Designers

August 5th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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80+ Useful PSD Templates For Web Designers

Reinventing the wheel is rarely a good idea, and this is especially true when it comes to creative activities such as design. The less time you spend on tedious tasks, the more time you have for expressing your ideas and being original. Fortunatel,y the design community is very generous in this regard, huge amounts of resources are freely available online, from simple design templates...

Inspiration

Phenomenal Animated Videos

August 4th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Phenomenal Animated Videos

They say a picture is worth thousand words. And we can proudly add that a video (picture in motion) is worth trillion words. We can express all we want to say through videos. Our friends designers and animators have been showcasing this beautiful gift of creativity and they use it to its fullest potential in some truly outstanding animated videos.

Today we are presenting some...

Inspiration

Showcase of Fresh Texture-Based Web Designs

August 3rd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Showcase of Fresh Texture-Based Web Designs

By Callum Chapman Over the past few months, the use of extreme textured images in web design is starting to die down. It was used so excessively that is was almost everywhere we looked when browsing the web. Other developments, such as the use of minimalism in web design and various other styles have slowly pushed the dramatic use of texture out of the...