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Tarot Cards. The actual origins of Tarot cards are steeped in myth and mystery.

Tarot Cards

One myth suggests that early Christians used story-cards, which later became the tarot, to spread the story of Christ under the noses of the Romans. This story, however, is unsubstantiated, and has been debunked by what we know of the tarot’s actual history. A picture of all 78 Tarot Cards The word tarot is derived from the Italian word tarocchi, which has no known etymology. There are many theories regarding its origin. Playing cards, imported into Europe from Egypt, consisted of four suits similar to the ones we still see in tarot today: cups, swords, wands (or staves) and coins. Reddit - photoshop battles: a place to have fun with everyone's favorite graphic software.

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17 famous graphic design quotes

Here are 17 great quotes by the top graphic designers of our time. 1. Milton Glaser “There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” 2. “The public is more familiar with bad design than good design. 3. “You can have an art experience in front of a Rembrandt… or in front of a piece of graphic design.” 4. “Graphic design will save the world right after rock and roll does.” 5. “I’ve never had a problem with a dumb client. 6.

“It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. 7. “If you do good work for good clients, it will lead to other good work for other good clients. 8. “A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” Some High Schools Let Seniors Creatively Paint Their Parking Spots Each Year.

Seniors in high school are often asked, "What will be the legacy you leave for those who follow in your footsteps?

Some High Schools Let Seniors Creatively Paint Their Parking Spots Each Year

" For some that might mean taking their varsity sports team to win the all-state tournament; for others it could be establishing a recycling program. For the seniors of select high schools, such as Keller High School in Texas, Chelsea High School in Alabama, and West Orange High School in Florida, seniors have the opportunity literally leave their mark—they're allowed to paint their parking spots with their own personalized flair. The finished products are as diverse and unique as the students themselves, each reflecting their interests and personalities. Pokemon Fusion. Design Milk: Design Blog with Interior Design, Modern Furniture, & Art. The InkTober Initiative - Mr Jake Parker. 31 Days 31 Drawings Every October, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month.

The InkTober Initiative - Mr Jake Parker

I created InkTober in 2009 as a challenge to improve my inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. It has since grown into a worldwide endeavor with thousands of artists taking on the challenge every year. Anyone can do InkTober, just pick up a pen and start drawing. 10 Creative Rituals You Should Steal. Benjamin Franklin made sure to end every day by asking “What good have I done today?”

10 Creative Rituals You Should Steal

Maya Angelou only wrote in tiny hotel rooms. Jack Kerouac made sure to touch the ground nine times before writing. Design Inspiration Blog. Discover — Art & Design Inspiration at Design Exercises To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing. The creative mind is like the human body.

Design Exercises To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Creativity by Alex Norris Creativity is something that should be trained everyday, or else it would get out of shape. Thus, doing some creativity exercises would ensure that your brain remains sharp enough for you to do your projects effectively. Aside from that, it’s inevitable that you will run into a creative block where it would seem that your fountain of creativity has run out. Doing some light Photoshop manipulation or even doodling will help getting you back in the zone. UCreative. From up North - High quality design inspiration. Little Big Details - Your daily dose of design inspiration. Graphic Finds. Book cover.