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April 9th, 2013 posted by WebpageFX Team 12:08PM | Back to the Front Page <img src="http://www.webpagefx.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/psychology-of-color.jpg" alt="Psychology of Color Infographic"><br />Infographic by <a href="http://www.webpagefx.com" title="WebpageFX">WebpageFX</a> Perhaps no choice is as vital to marketing as color. Whether you are selecting the color for a product or for your email marketing campaign, color has tremendous impact on all of us.
Daniel Kukla is a photographer who had formal training in biological and anthropological sciences. His educational background plays a major part of his artistic practice, and this can be seen in his clever project titled, The Edge Effect . In the description and explanation of the project, Kukla writes, In March of 2012, I was awarded an artist’s residency by the United States National Park Service in southern California’s Joshua Tree National Park. While staying in the Park, I spent much of my time visiting the borderlands of the park and the areas where the low Sonoran desert meets the high Mojave desert.
Creative packaging is regarded as one of the most commonly seen illustration of graphic design. Aside from showcasing relevant and essential product properties, details and facts, the packaging is now a fundamental sales instrument as most consumers choose a product with creative, eye-catching packaging design when deciding on which products to buy. Therefore, having a captivating and exceptional and unique package design will make it a major competitive edge for companies and suppliers. The colors, illustration, typography and how items are wrapped and presented are just a few elements that designers need to pay attention to come up with an effective packaging which can impress the customers through it creativity. This is part II!
With an art career spanning more than three decades, Judith Ann Braun has tested the limits of her artistic musculature. She began as a self-described “realistic figure painter,” and worked through the struggles common to anyone who endeavors upon an artistic pursuit, that of searching for one’s own voice in the chosen medium. Fast forward to the 21 st century where the evolution of Braun’s work has brought us to the Fingerings series, a collection of charcoal dust landscapes and abstracts “painted” using not brushes but her fingertips.
Positive Space 30 Essential PDF Documents Every Designer Should Download Well it took me a lot longer than I had originally expected but I was able to track down the original links to more than thirty PDF documents that I have collected over the past couple of years.
Willow Withy Model Making Research in a chosen curriculum area is done before designs are made to create decorated sculptures made with willow, tape and tissue paper. The process engages children in a cross section of learning areas including the research subject, design drawing, 2-D or 3-D planning design, problem solving, working in a team and construction skills. The design can involve varying degrees of complexity depending on a group’s age, with the focus being concentrated on decoration for young children. Printing
LIMITATIONS OF OIL PAINTS AND PRINTING INKS While oil paints might seem ideal for monotypes, their linseed oil content will eventually cause yellowing and decomposition in paper fibers1. Furthermore, quick absorption of oil into the paper can cause the paint to become brittle, crack and delaminate. Lithography and other printing inks generally work well and have been the most common media for monotypes in the past. However their palettes are limited and thicker applications can result in tacky, slow drying prints.
Article by Lily I'm a French full time student and a part-time blogger. I like Pondly because it allows me to share what I find on the Internet, for everyone to see. Calabarte is an artist from Poland. He sculpts elaborated patterns on gourds which come from Senegal. When the lamp is switch on, the light amazes us with the fairy atmosphere created.
Stunning Installations From Luzinterruptus Shed Light On Environmental Issues Plastic Garbage Guarding The Museum. Since late 2008, Madrid’s Luzinterruptus , an anonymous art collective whose mission is to bring attention to environmental issues, has been carrying out interventions in public urban spaces. Using light as a raw material and the dark of night as their canvas, the team creates ephemeral outdoor light installations out of waste and discarded objects like empty water bottels, colorful trash bags, and hazmat suits.
Ferrofluids Go Next Level Technicolor In Fabian Oefner's Amazing Images A ferrofluid is a magnetized liquid that creates all manner of bizarre patterns that look like the surface of a distant planet’s moon. Because of that, they’ve been featured in a ton of videos and artworks lately, but so far these have mainly been black and white, with maybe some silver thrown in to add a bit of pizzaz. But photographer Fabian Oefner is breaking with this monochromatic tradition by throwing water colors into the mix and bringing in some much-needed luminosity in his series Millefiori . Oefner’s alchemical magic is created by mixing a ferrofluid with water colors in a magnetic field.
You have probably seen some of these stunning sculptures and wonder who is the author. The author of these really wonderful sculptures is Johnson Tsang , a Hong Kong sculptor specializing in ceramics, stainless steel sculpture and public art works. Tsang’s works mostly employ realist sculptural techniques accompanied by surrealist imagination, integrating the two elements, “human beings” and “objects”, into creative themes. Since 1993, Tsang’s works have been exhibited in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Spain and Switzerland and collected by local and overseas museums and collectors. Take a look! Continue Reading