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The Tanoshiboy Chronicles: The Art of Salvatier Studios: Is Repurposing Old Designs Okay? 100 Must-See Art Blogs (of Every Form) Posted by Site Administrator in Learning ToolsNov 24th, 2008 The Internet can be a great place for artists to come together, share art and read information about the latest exhibitions in their area.

100 Must-See Art Blogs (of Every Form)

These blogs can help keep you in the loop and provide inspiration for art of just about any kind from illustration to performance art so you don’t miss out on a single opportunity. News and Reviews. Designers Who Blog: Design, Illustration, Photography, Web, Advertising, Branding ... Designers Who Blog is about blogging designers.

Designers Who Blog: Design, Illustration, Photography, Web, Advertising, Branding ...

Due to the slopover in the industry, included are: Graphic Designers, Web Designers, Illustrators, Typographers, Logo Designers, Artists, Photographers, Marketers, Writers, Branders and Podcasters and more. Much more. Google SketchUp. Painting Tips, Artist Reviews, Selling Art Online and more. Gurney Journey.

Penelope Illustration. The Process Behind Good Illustration (Part 1) A Craft Of Consequences: Reader, Writer And Emotional Design Before the very first page of a book has been read, you've already analyzed it in countless ways without even noticing.

The Process Behind Good Illustration (Part 1)

The paper stock, the thickness of the binding, the aroma, the color of the type and even the texture of the cover; the very character of the book is being dissected by the hand and eye at every moment. In this brief second there is a dialogue between the reader and the object. Resource centre. Our Resource Centre provides you with a wealth of technical information and reference material to help you learn and understand more about painting and the products we make.

Resource centre

Updated regularly, it is a vital reference section for all artists and includes the following: Colour Charts for all our main colour ranges Composition & Permanence Tables that provide all the essential details on the composition, characteristics and permanence of our colour ranges Health & Safety Data Information including advice on how to use art materials safely Our Latest Videos – all of our instructional and informative videos are now unrestricted for everyone to view and/or download. Color Basics: Dos and Dont's by COLOURlovers. This is a guest post written by Vivien from Inspirationbit.

Color Basics: Dos and Dont's by COLOURlovers

You can see the original post here. Did you know that colour and visual elements activate the right brain (emotions), while the printed words activate the left brain (logic)? Colour and Typography remain to be the two most important elements in design. When you harmoniously combine them all you attract a quicker attention to the subject, reinforce impact and recognition, help in establishing powerful identities and brand, set a mood. Today we examine the DOs and DON’Ts in designing with colour. Babies are colour-dominant: they are more attracted by colour than form.

DO take time to learn the colour wheel. All colours are made up of three primaries: red, blue and yellow. Every colour has a temperature: from the red/yellow side of the spectrum it’s warm, and from the blue/purple side it’s cool. DON’T miss on understanding the basic colour wheel rules: Illustration Stuff » How to become an illustrator. The Illustrator’s Market: A Professional’s Insights Into the Illustration Industry.

Since 1975, Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market has been a must-have reference guide for emerging artists who want to establish a successful career in fine art, illustration, cartooning or graphic design.

The Illustrator’s Market: A Professional’s Insights Into the Illustration Industry

Beyond up-to-date contact and submission information for more than 1,100 art markets, AGDM includes informative articles and interviews with successful artists and art buyers. Read on for a 2011 AGDM article by Chris Gall, an illustrator and author from Tucson, Arizona. Also, be sure to check out, the new online version of AGDM—you can try it for free with the 7-day risk-free trial. The Illustrator’s Market A Professional’s Insights Into the Illustration Industry by Chris Gall Once limited to the role of accompanying text to aid in the sale of products, commercial illustration’s function has expanded to include providing editorial commentary, defining business identities, and accompanying text as an equally important partner in expressing ideas.

Blogs / Containerlist. August 14th, 2012 by Zachary Sachs Mockup box of Lawrence Durrell’s Alexandria Quartet, published 1957-60.

Blogs / Containerlist

Covers illustrated by James McMullan. James McMullan did the art for Dutton’s 1961 paperback box set of Lawrence Durrell’s tetralogy, The Alexandria Quartet. Analytical Figure Drawing SP08. The Secret To Drawing Expressive, Consistent Characters. Email I’m known for drawing consistent, expressive characters.

The Secret To Drawing Expressive, Consistent Characters

Fellow artists ask me about it, wanting to learn how to do it. A nightly routine at the Innes house goes something like this: My husband Mike comes home from work. Creaturemag Online Art Magazine. Welcome Creatures, to our wonderful world.

Creaturemag Online Art Magazine

Creaturemag is an artist run ONLINE illustration magazine. We like creatures and above all we encourage your involvement. We are an open collective of artists publishing new and challenging artwork on a weekly basis. We aim to aid artistic development through open engagement, collaboration and pro-active networking. Browse Palettes. Log In Sign Up COLOURlovers.

Browse Palettes

Professional Practices They Don’t Teach You In Art School: Portfolio – What Do You Really Need In It! I’ve traveled to many art schools, being asked to review senior student portfolios and speak on professional practices in the design business and the one thing I always notice is the lack of direction in student portfolios. Even with professionals, there is often no idea what or even how to present work to a client. Without senior level courses on portfolio preparation or classes taught by those who have been out of the field too long to know current trends, it is confusing and students are left with their own thoughts on what a client wants to see. The biggest misconception is you need printed or live web pieces to show a client. Addictive Web-based Drawing Apps. Tech: 3D-drawing with Rhonda. Nanophysical. This 65 meters long and 2.5 meters high wall piece was made by Ludivine Lechat and Tom De Smedt for IMEC (European Institute for Nanotechnology) using NodeBox software (and Adobe Illustrator).

NodeBox is Open Source software, developed by Frederik De Blesser and Tom De Smedt from the Experimental Media Group of the St. Lucas School of Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. The NodeBox-site says: NodeBox is a Mac OS X application that lets you create 2D visuals (static, animated or interactive) using Python programming code and export them as a PDF or a QuickTime movie. NodeBox is free and well-documented.NodeBox allows you to create visual output with programming code. The blogs of Basil Sedbuk. Researching the previous post I came across a blog dedicated to Avril, made by a certain Basil Sedbuk. As it turns out, that one is not the only illustration blog he does. He has no less than 6 different blogs, five of which are dedicated to an individual artist (François Avril of course, but also Serge Clerc, Dominique Corbasson, Floc’h and Ted Benoit) and a sixed called “La belle illustration” where he tends to put all other illustrators he likes but who somehow didn’t get their own blog (yet?).

Here we find the work of people like Lorenzo Mattotti, Robert Crumb, Loustal, Götting, and many, many others. Yes, They are all written in French, but the pictures are not. The Japanese Postcard – Part 4. Soganoya Goro Theatre Japanese | Artist Unknown Japanese postcard Japanese | Artist Unknown Poster Design for Calpis: Masks by Raphael Ramirez (ten-year-old from Mexico) Japanese, Taisho era | Artist Unknown Japanese postcard Japanese | Artist Unknown, Japanese Tokyo Marunouchi Hotel Japanese | Artist Unknown.

Some Amazing Retro Style Illustrations Part 1. Animalarium. Animalarium. Planeta tangerina. Container List: Use your head. School of Visual Arts Collection.