Inspiration

Splendid Sketches by Andrea Joseph

September 16th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Splendid Sketches by Andrea Joseph

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Andrea Joseph is an artist from UK who specializes in hand sketching and has a wonderful ability to create beautiful sketches. Today we are presenting some of the finsest sketches by this gifted artist. You can explore more about her work from her website or Flickr account.

Inspiration

40+ Awesome Keynote and PowerPoint Templates and Resources

September 15th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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40+ Awesome Keynote and PowerPoint Templates and Resources

Keynote (part of Apple’s iWork office suite) and PowerPoint (part of Microsoft’s Office suite) are likely the two most commonly used presentation software programs out there. PowerPoint is more likely to be found in the corporate world, whereas Keynote may be more popular in creative fields (due to the proliferation of Macs in the design field). Creating presentations in either program is a similar...

Design

35 Hand-Picked Illustrator Drawing Tutorials From 2010

September 14th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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35 Hand-Picked Illustrator Drawing Tutorials From 2010

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool to help designers produce high quality digital drawings. Once you created a sketch on paper or your tablet, you can use Illustrator’s tools to turn sketches in a vivid, beautiful illustrations. In this post we present some fresh tutorials for mastering your drawing skills in illustrator.

Business Online

Calculating the Return On Investment (ROI) on Marketing Your Design Skills

September 13th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Calculating the Return On Investment (ROI) on Marketing Your Design Skills

By Thursday Bram If you want to make a living as a web designer, there’s no option but to market your services. As much as you might hope clients will drop out of the sky, you have to take the steps necessary to make sure that those prospective clients know that you can help them and can easily find you. But the options for...

Inspiration

Generative Digital Art: Tutorials and Inspiration

September 10th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Generative Digital Art: Tutorials and Inspiration

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Generative art is a sort of blanket term for any sort of art which is created or composed using algorithmic or random processes, such as Brian Eno's 77 Million Paintings, which composites Eno's visual art in such a way that there are literally 77 million possible combinations.

Business Online

How to Not Catch a Social Media Disease

September 9th, 2010
by Speider Schneider
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How to Not Catch a Social Media Disease

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I caught a disease from social media and I don’t know if it’s “tweetable” by modern medicine. I am fully vested in all the important social sites; LinkedIn for business, Facebook for friends, old business coworkers and a few “must know” people registered for the big time waster. I even...

Business Online

Tools and Resources for Grammar, Copywriting, Spelling and More

September 8th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Tools and Resources for Grammar, Copywriting, Spelling and More

So much of the web is based around written content that it’s important for anyone who works online to have a good grasp of language, including grammar and spelling. But it’s not always easy to find reputable sources that can teach us these things if we didn’t learn them in school (or retain them for long after). Below are over thirty great resources for...

Design

The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox

September 7th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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The Ultimate Photoshop Toolbox

For years now, whenever designers have been asked about their go-to program for image editing and creation, one of the top answers that comes back, is Adobe Photoshop. Its generations of evolution has centered around the growth of any number of digital imaging professionals and has made this software giant a staple in the graphic design...

Essentials

The Ultimate Round-Up of iPad Wallpapers

September 6th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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The Ultimate Round-Up of iPad Wallpapers

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Everybody is talking about the iPad. We see more creative applications designed for the iPad, and we see more magazines and publishers experimenting with the new medium. Also, we see more users interacting with the tablet, and integrating it in their daily routine. And because you may be spending more time...

Inspiration

40 Awesome Works of Art Made From Paper

September 3rd, 2010
by Tim Mercer
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40 Awesome Works of Art Made From Paper

Paper is a humble medium. It’s often cheap and you probably have some within 20 feet of you right now. Most of us just use it for jotting down ideas, writing notes or doodling but some resourceful artists out there use it to create stunning works of art. Often referred to as papercraft, this art form take the ordinary and transforms it into the...

Tutorials

30 Fantastic and Splendid Digital Painting Tutorials

September 2nd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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30 Fantastic and Splendid Digital Painting Tutorials

We all have our spirit of imagination from our childhood — we give a shape to our thoughts by drawing image on school yard, on a piece of paper or on a digital tablet. Photoshop, Wacom and Illustrator are beautiful tools that help us transform our imagination into beautiful drawings. Today we present useful tutorials teaching us techniques for digital drawing and painting.

Essentials

Beautiful Beach and Palms Wallpapers for Your Desktop

September 1st, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Beautiful Beach and Palms Wallpapers for Your Desktop

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We love to spice up your desktop with nice wallpapers, and sometimes with nature photography. It all depends on your mood. In this post, we’ll be showcasing Beautiful Beach Wallpapers. You’ll get to see the detail, skill, and dedication that go into creating these incredible wallpapers, and how they...