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After we'd met through our blogs, I decided I wanted Designer and Illustrator, Donny Gallagher to guest post. The stars finally aligned and we made it happen! Although the story is about a dead design having new life breathed into it, it also deals with the larger subject of repurposing old design work for a new client.
Posted by Site Administrator in Learning Tools Nov 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. 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 is about blogging designers. 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.
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 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.
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. 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.
This is a guest post written by Vivien from Inspirationbit . 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.
[The illustrator] must realize that his own interpretation, even if not quite so literally accurate, is his only chance to be original, to excel a thousand others who also can use mechanical devices. Even a poor drawing exhibiting inventiveness and some originality is better than a hundred tracings or projections. – Andrew Loomis The Process Behind Good Illustration Brilliant article on what illustration is and how to create it. Christoph Niemann talk A Quicktime talk and slideshow by Christoph Niemann all about his editorial illustration and how he works. Great stuff.
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. 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 ArtistsMarketOnline.com , the new online version of AGDM —you can try it for free with the 7-day risk-free trial.
August 14th, 2012 by Zachary Sachs Mockup box of Lawrence Durrell’s Alexandria Quartet, published 1957-60. 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 .
I’m known for drawing consistent, expressive 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.
Welcome Creatures, to our wonderful world. 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.
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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.
Maybe you have seen this before. I saw it a while ago but it’s just too nice not to show it here. It’s a 3D-drawing tool which is currently still being tested and blablabla which means you can’t have it yet. And you are going to want to have it.
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.