Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal. Fonts in each classfication share certain similiar characteristics including the shape or appearance of their serifs. Serif fonts are widely used in traditional printed material such as books and newspapers.
They say time heals all wounds, which is obviously apparent when you take a gander at some of these doozies from the past. Before anybody knew what a lawsuit was, these types of custom print advertisements were a part of many major company marketing platforms. Just be sure you don’t add them to your next brochure printing order.
The images within post are from various art installations and projects by Debbie Smyth . View more of the artist’s work at her blog . Notes about Smyth (from bio published at New British Artists ): Debbie Smyth graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Contemporary Textiles in 2008.
Whilst looking through Behance I discovered a female illustrator called Irina Vinnik from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Her illustrations immediately struck me as being fantastically detailed. Drawn in a moleskin they have a quiet unassuming quality that makes them even more interesting. You might also enjoy these past posts:
Peter Aurisch , a tattoo artist based out of Berlin, Germany, creates amazing one of a kind works of art that are unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Each piece mirrors Peter’s signature style, merging a whimsical aesthetic with an overall edgy and visually enticing demeanor. His tattoos are exploding with creativity, as he intermingles a vast array of subjects and figures into his works, somehow they all come together to create an overall brilliant cohesive design. Want to see more?
'In those countless cheap and long forgotten men’s humor magazines, Ward’s voluptuous 'girly' drawings shared the pages with photos of Bettie Page and Mamie Van Doren, and pin-up cartoons by the likes of Archie’s Dan DeCarlo and Playboy magazine’s Jack Cole.Thumbing through those digests, it quickly becomes evident that Ward was Humorama’s dominant pin-up cartoon artist. His mastery of the Conte crayonallowed him to produce unparalleled textures, including the wonderful sheen on satiny curve-hugging dresses and on black thigh-high stockings that became Ward trademarks.' via Bill Ward (1919 - 1998) is one the best of the classic pin-up artists. He was an American cartoonist best known as one of the most widely published good girl artists, and as creator of the comics character Torchy.
The hands are a notorious source of frustration. This section won't concentrate on the muscle structure, since the hand is very complex in this regard, and knowing this won't help much in drawing them. Instead, we'll look at proportions, range of motion, and possible simplifications.
Share: Known in some circles as the most amazing man in the universe, he once saved an entire family of muskrats from a sinking, fire engulfed steamboat while recovering from two broken arms relating to a botched no-chute wingsuit landing in North Korea. When not impressing people with his humbling humility, he can be found freelance writing, finding shiny objects on the internet, enjoying the company of much-appreciated friends and living out his nomadic nature. He is Managing Editor of Visual News.
Art , Creative Minds August 13th, 2007 The digital photography and printing give life to captured image but for this one need proper photography tools as well as one should also be equipped with beautiful photos skills . If you want to give some natural background affects mountain, jungle, beach or snow in your pictures then backdrops are perfect for such kind of pictures. And if you are using it on stage then stage lighting equipment like spotlight can enhance its effects.
Brian Dettmer, also known as “ The Book Surgeon ” uses knives, tweezers and surgical tools to carve old dictionaries and encyclopedias into incredible works of art. Born in 1974, in Chicago, Brian Dettmer studied art at Colombia College, where he focused mainly on painting. During his time working in a signage store, the artist started exploring the relationship between codes, text, language and art. He began producing paintings based on sign language, Braille and Morse Code, then moved on to layered works that involved pasting newspaper and book pages to a canvas, and it was just a matter of time before he would discover the talent he is now renowned for – expert book carving . The Book Surgeon takes outdated books, dictionaries and encyclopedias that would otherwise end up at a landfill somewhere, and gives them new meaning and the chance at a second life, by carving them into intricate artworks.
TALK about a sticky situation - it looks like this lot got in a right old mess wrapping their Christmas presents. Photographer Wes Naman has created the potty portraits by getting his mates to cover their heads in Scotch tape. Grotesque ... pals tried to out-do each other Rex The 37-year-old originally got the idea after applying tape to HIMSELF to test a lighting rig set-up. But he was stuck on the idea of doing a series after being impressed by the zombie-like results.
If you’re a dog lover, you’ve got to check out the photography of 17-year-old photographer Jessica Trinh . Her two main photo subjects are her two dogs: a Golden Retriever named Chuppy and an Australian Shepherd named Daisy. Over the past few years, Trinh has captured hundreds of beautiful and creative portraits of her furry happy-go-lucky friends, aided by her keen eye for spotting gorgeous lighting and happy expressions.