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Interactive demo for exploring the effects of a given blend mode Live Preview. DIFFUSION. One Hundred Patterns. Mobile Interactions of the week #1. Untitled. Garbett Design, Sydney (+612 9212 3474) 15 inspiring blogs that we love. The latest creative news from Fubiz about art, design and pop-culture.

15 inspiring blogs that we love

Abduzeedo Abduzeedo is a collection of visual inspiration and useful tutorials designboom founded in 1999, designboom is the world’s first and most popular digital architecture and design magazine. boredpanda Bored Panda is a leading art, design and photography community for creative people. Ilikethesepixels Design and Inspiration from Around the Net. Creativebloq Daily inspiration for creative people. Howdesign The best website for designers, period! AUTOR ROOMS. The 14 best Adobe Illustrator plugins. While Illustrator doesn't have as many plugins as its raster brother Photoshop, developers take the application very seriously when it comes to building new tools, effects and workflow solutions.

The 14 best Adobe Illustrator plugins

Learn more with these 100 brilliant Illustrator tutorials Extending the abilities of Illustrator isn't usually necessary, but, as with Photoshop, plugins can save time and effort. Creative games for creative designers. Share and Collaborate: Curator 3.0. Jameson The Pilot - LD28. Cumming or Drumming? Create Grainy Textures - Vectips. Creating grainy textures are great for retro illustrations, typography, and logos.

Create Grainy Textures - Vectips

Alternatively, you can incorporate these effects into compelling new styles. You can always scan in similar textures and Live Trace them in Illustrator, but you can pretty easily create this type of effect all inside Illustrator! Final Image Here is a sample image of what these techniques can do. Further down in the tutorial, I give a quick breakdown of the process.

Tutorial Details Program: Adobe Illustrator CS5 (You should be able to create this tutorial in CS4 and CS3 but some of the tutorial images might look different.)Difficulty: Beginner / IntermediateTopics Covered: Grain Effect, Gradient, Gradient Meshes, BlendsEstimated Completion Time: 15-20 minutes Grainy Textures In the following sections I’ll show you how to create these grainy textures from a couple of different elements within Illustrator. Gradients Basic First up is gradients. Color Take your same rectangle and fill it with a solid color. Blend. Bohaterowie Świąt. What colour is it? Work DeviantArt. DeviantArt, the world’s largest online social network for art, approached Moving Brands to undertake a massive rebranding, as well as the design of a revolutionary new app.

Work DeviantArt

An internet institution, DeviantArt had grown from a niche platform for sharing original Winamp skins to a digital art juggernaut with 32 million registered members, making it one of the largest social media sites in the world. Moving Brands was engaged to support the drive for new partnerships and aggressive goals for growth, working with senior leaders on branding, experience design and communications.

We’ve always had a strong community and sense of purpose. Moving Brands collaborated with us to create an amazing new mobile experience that elevates our art, and a brand that articulates the story that we have been trying to tell the world for years. -Angelo Sotira, CEO Objective. Beautiful Maps. Diagram_of_the_Federal_Government_and_American_Union_edit.jpg (JPEG Image, 4698 × 3660 pixels) - Scaled (21%) Bloomberg – być sobą. Typical Spanish Pantone food by Gastromedia.

Después del éxito del post Pantone Food, se nos ha ocurrido una idea… ¿Tienes problemas para pedir tu comida favorita en las barras de los bares españoles?

Typical Spanish Pantone food by Gastromedia

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Content Marketing Solutions from Copyblogger. Beautiful Illustrated Plotting Of Fiction Genres. The world of fiction is one that is only limited by your own imagination.

Beautiful Illustrated Plotting Of Fiction Genres

There are endless possibilities for stories to head in one direction or another, but this excellent poster from Pop Chart Labs investigates the links between myriad genres and the famous books that define them. It's entitled A Plotting Of Fiction Genres, it's available to buy as an 18" x 24" poster for $29 (£18.80) From soft-boiled mystery to quantum highbrow, take a look at the image below and browse your way round the fascinating world of literary fiction. Click on the image to see a larger version. (Image: Pop Chart Lab) How to paint like a Pre-Raphaelite. When ImagineFX magazine commissioned me to create a new piece inspired by Pre-Raphaelite art, it was John William Waterhouse's famous painting The Lady of Shalott that came immediately to mind.

How to paint like a Pre-Raphaelite

I like this painting and I'm a fan of Waterhouse's style. I think this is the perfect piece for a modern reinterpretation of the original subject, but my intention is to avoid a slavish reproduction of the painting; I want to imagine a new girl, with a new face, in a new pose. Because it was also the magazine cover image I had to define and modify aspects of the illustration to take into account the various text and visual elements of the cover. I'll highlight these changes throughout the workshop. Subscription offer. The 20 best watches for designers. A watch is a very personal thing.

The 20 best watches for designers

Not only do we choose them on their style (and indeed how they match our overall look) but also because of their features, history, and perhaps even brand. Passport Index - World's passports in one place. Vintage Graphic Design on Pinterest.