50 Clever Tutorials and Techniques on Traditional Drawing Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital1 and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one should learn the traditional type of drawing and painting before starting digital drawing, since it often lays out the foundation for screen design2. This article contains a mixture of traditional drawing tutorials, drawing techniques and some methods for transforming and preparing your creations for screen design. Some are intermediate level and some are advanced tutorials that include general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art, sketch a pencil drawing, coloring processing, character sketching, shapes, proportional, perspective and much more.
Human Nature: Jason deCaires Taylor's Submerged Figurative Sculptures House Thriving Coral Reefs Jason deCaires Taylor possesses the title of a renowned "eco-sculptor" producing underwater sculptural environments which harbor life and offer a new place for marine species like fish and coral to thrive as well as a place for tourists to visit while not disrupting already existing natural habitats. The works are impressively large and well researched, ensuring materials that are environmentally friendly and productive to the growth of marine life. The results are pretty impressive. (via) Tattoo Ideas: Banksy Graffiti The works of graffiti artist only known as Bansky (an anonymous Englishman whose real name may be Robert Banks) first began popping up on city walls in England in the late 1990's. Allegedly born in Bristol in 1974, Banksy is a freehand artist who later evolved into graffiti stenciling at the turn of the new millennium. Although he has given numerous interviews and published several books, the true identity of Banksy is unknown.
Inspiration Gallery #054 – Typography Many designers seek inspiration in the initial stage of a project to get their creative juices flowing and/or to get updated with the latest trends in graphic design. With this post I would like to share some of the great designs that have inspired me in some way and hopefully something will inspire you to. Seven Deadly Sins Grace by Shinybinary Learn How to Draw Grass, Pencil Drawing Lesson Use of Negative Drawing in Art The title of this article is really too specific as the techniques described here apply as much to the drawing of hair as to grass. This is also an introduction to the use of "negative" drawing - drawing around white space, which only exists in your mind until you surround it with positive marks.
Logo Design Process and Walkthrough for BioThemes This post was originally published in 2011 The tips and techniques explained may be outdated. It must be well over a year since I created the BioThemes logo, but the BioThemes website has finally launched with a bang so I thought I’d pull out my logo design to share my design process with you guys and girls. The BioThemes logo was pretty different to the majority of logos I’ve worked on in the past, which made it a super interesting project.
Tattoo Ideas: Famous Works of Art It's no secret that most artists are insane, or that brilliance borders madness. Some of the ingenious people I've met have been completely off their rocker, and yet more often than not it tends to be these people who produce the most amazing works of art and inspiring volumes of fiction. Virginia Woolf, who created literary works like "Mrs. Dalloway" and Sylvia Plath, who deftly crafted poem after poem both suffered from a debilitating depression that would eventually lead to their untimely deaths. Woolf placed heavy rocks in her apron pockets and drowned herself not far from her home. Sylvia Plath stuck her head in the oven and turned on the gas.
Top 20 Talented Logo Designers Do you need a logo design? Are you looking for a professional? Well you came to the right article. 2009-07-12 Untitled, 1620s Published by Roger Daniell Print made by Thomas Fullwood Description: A skeleton leaning on a spade by an open grave; top left, numbered medallions with explanations of the scenes inscribed below, '1 Mors tua 2 Mors Christi 3 Fraus mundi 4 Gloria Coeli 5 Et dolor inferni sunt meditanda tibi'; top right, a man with scales counting his money, while an angel points to the skeleton, with the accompanying inscription 'Memento hoc'; in the centre, verses on life and death, and the motto 'Omnia sic ibant sic ivimus ibitis, ibunt'; bottom left, flowers on a grave, with the inscription 'Hodie mihi cras tibi'; bottom right, a death's head, with the inscription 'Sic transit gloria mundi'. 1620/1629 Engraving Inscription: In addition to inscriptions explaining the various scenes, lettered with six lines of verse in the lower margin, and production details: 'Tho: Fullwood sculp:' and 'Are to bee sould by Roger Daniell at the Angell in Lumbard Streete:'
Algorithmic 3D, Algorithmic, Art, Audio-Reactive, Computational Design, Design, Generative, Graphic Design, Inspiration, Java, OpenGL, Particles, Processing.org, Reza, Simulation, Special Effects, Technology, vfx, Visuals March 14, 2012 My interpretation of the emoticon “OMG” for Samsung’s Noteworthy Project: noteworthyproject.com/ 3D, Art, code art, Data Visualization, Design, Inspiration, Java, OpenGL, Particles, Processing.org, Reza, Special Effects, vfx, Visualization, Visuals, VJ Magneto: An Exploration of Lorentz Force Vibrant Koi Fish On Shoulder While this tattoo is not quite finished, we can see the use of shading is really helping to make the orange with gold of the Koi really pop. While many Koi tattoos incorporate swirls of water with waves, this image is centered on the Koi and helps bring the fish itself to life. Rendered by Björn at the Loxodrom in Denmark, this tattoo does a great job of following the natural shape and muscle of the shoulder and arm. Also notice the detail of the eye as well as the scales. This attention to detail is what helps the image show personality.