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Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history. Tutorial Magazine 300 Most Amazing Photoshop Tutorials of Summer 2009. PS: We feature new, hand-picked tutorials every day!

Tutorial Magazine 300 Most Amazing Photoshop Tutorials of Summer 2009

Subscribe to our RSS feed and get them delivered! Photoshop 25 Worst Photoshop mistakes See what happens when designers mess up in Photoshop, good for a laugh. 50 Mind Blowing Sketches. Critic, “I’m an artist myself and” Argument from authority – always a logical fallacy, but even worse when it’s in a subjective field where there arguably can’t be any authorities.

50 Mind Blowing Sketches

“I hate it when people who aren’t artists assume anything someone puts out there is ‘mind-blowing’.” – incredibly condescending, don’t you think? And besides, “assumes” that it is mind-blowing? If the person who posted these pieces had his mind figuratively blown by them, then how can they not be mind-blowing? Who are you to say that they are not, in the face of reality and facts? “There were only a select few that were actually interesting and most of them were considerably unskilled-looking.”

“Just because someone draws lines in a girls hair or shows the boobs doesn’t make it amazing.” “No, I am not bias towards any creative expression whatsoever but I don’t agree with just how ‘inspiring’ these are supposed to be.”


Drawing Autism. Drawing Autism is an incredible collection of artwork by people diagnosed with autism, from teenage amateurs to established artists.

Drawing Autism

Unlike many of the books I feature on 50 Watts, this one is in print. You should buy it. [Amazon link to the new reprint which comes out April 2, 2014 from Akashic.] This post features a small selection of my favorite images from the book, along with some quotes by the artists. Publisher's description: Over the last decade autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become an international topic of conversation, knowing no racial, ethnic, or social barriers. Donna Williams, The Outsider What was the inspiration for this piece? "The Outsider" is about joining in from the periphery. An excerpt from the artist's answer to the question, "At what age did the act of creating art enter into your life? I was deeply mesmerized with all things aesthetic and sensory from at least 6 months of age. Felix: Imaginary City Map, Age 11 What was the inspiration for this piece None. D. Broad graphics. Street Art Utopia.

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Street Art Utopia

More info. More Banksy on More info. More 3D on More of this on More info. More info. More info. Femme Femme Femme. LINKS to ARTISTS' SKETCHBOOKS ONLINE - PAGE 1. 1000 Hours of Drawing (Taylor O) sketchbooks | sketch 1000 JOURNALS PROJECT (Someguy) 8861 miles collabration of 2 danish artists, one (Peter) living in Denmark and the other living in Australia (Lene) 8861 miles apart...

Chicago, sketchbook, copyright © 2011 Susan Abbott Susan Abbott: A Painter's Year • sketchbook Travel Sketchbooks sketches of "Hans Blix" © 2009 Sigmund Abeles Scattergood, "Just got lost in your sketchbook images, I draw almost every night from live TV, usually from The Charlie Rose Show and will send you some... " ' - Moleskine Art.

90 Incredible Drawings and Pencil Illustrations. Look in art. Solitude - 2010/2011 - A work in progress on the Behance Network - StumbleUpon. 50 Ultra Realistic Female Portrait Drawings - StumbleUpon. Technology brings more and more talented artists to the surface, who create astonishing digitally manipulated images on every possible theme, illustrating everything that you could possibly imagine.

But, we still have the “classics”, for whom the pencil and paper are the genuine and compulsory materials in creating works of art. And this is what we are going to present to you today. 50 outstanding portraits of women created by the technique of traditional drawing, without any digital manipulation. Some of them can easily trick the eye into believing that they are real photos of real people, that’s how beautiful and expressive they are. True masterpieces. Beautiful Examples of Moleskine Art - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement More than quick sketches and drawings, Moleskine art can encompass mixed media and even digital art.

Beautiful Examples of Moleskine Art - Smashing Magazine

The imperfect lines, smudges and wrinkles give it dimension and raw honesty that more than ever are sought by digital artists and implemented in software. Regardless of any advancement in technology, pen and paper will always be the number once choice for any budding artist or seasoned illustrator. No theme or medium is ever neglected for the Moleskine treatment if the mood strikes the artist, spawning art like no other. Sketching tools. Most Popular Artists - StumbleUpon.

Incredible and Scary 3D Pencil Drawings by 17-year old Fredo. Realistic pencil drawings are always interesting.

Incredible and Scary 3D Pencil Drawings by 17-year old Fredo

It is nice to watch how artist has managed to draw something like it was photographed by camera. However, the plenty of the pencil drawings you have seen by now probably cannot be compared with the following drawings which are literally mind-blowing.Those drawings were made by Fredo, a 17-year old guy from Chile who has found an interesting way to create 3D drawings.Fredo has started to think more seriously about his drawing skills when he was 15. He has learned from some already known artists in this field like M.C.Escher. He also says that he is inspired by the work of Rembrandt, Alex Grey and Beksinki.