19 Factors That Impact Compositional Balance Imagine a boulder leaning too far over the cliff’s edge. Seeing that boulder you think it should come crashing down the mountainside. It’s out of balance and you feel the tension of the impending crash. A similar feeling happens in your visitors when the composition of your design is visually out of balance. In a couple of previous posts I talked about visual balance and in each I briefly mentioned the idea of visual weight in order to achieve visual balance. There’s more to visual balance than I mentioned in those previous posts and I thought the topic deserving of its own post. Metallic Styles in Photoshop In this tutorial, we're going to create a metallic effect using layer styles and gradients that you can apply to different objects. We'll put it on a nice background and create a style for lettering that makes it look like it's embedded into the metal. You can download the sample PSD file from the link at the bottom of the tutorial if you'd like to simply copy+paste the layer styles. Step 1:
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How To Draw A Wave This art tutorial, kindly donated by surfing comic strip illustrator and surf artist Bob Penuelas covers how to draw a wave the Wilbur Kookmeyer way! If you're like me, then you've probably spent a lot of time in high school class daydreaming and doodling a thousand perfect cartoon waves in your notebook. It's safe to say that ninety percent of us surfers have a habit of scribbling perfect waves whenever a pencil is in our hands.
Truly Inspired Traditional Black and White Drawings Many people think that the tradition artwork will die in the time of digital life. Actually, the digital art is just another trend of the art development through the history. Unlike the digital computer arts, the traditional pencils and colors give you a physical sense of the artwork that you can touch and walk around. The sculpture is one of the traditional arts’ examples that cannot be replaced with a digital version or digital sculpture. Doug Jack ordinarily Extraordinary everyday Doug Jack, Crayon Creator Art fully redefined!
Photo-Realistic Painting in Photoshop Advertisement While Photoshop is an incredibly powerful photo manipulator, you can achieve amazing results using it as a painting program as well. If you have some more traditional art skills but are not sure how to make it work in Photoshop, check out these tutorials. Painting in Photoshop takes time and patience, but the end result is simply stunning, as you can see. Just like painting with a real paintbrush, achieving this level of proficiency takes practice, but the actual techniques used are not nearly as complicated as you might imagine. Every single one of the images below were painted by hand in Photoshop using no additional filters or plugins, and all starting with only a rough wireframe pencil sketch. 25 Link Building Tactics to Improve Blog Search Engine Rankings Blogs are often touted as good for search engine optimization. The reality is, blogs are simply software tools and what you get out of them from a SEO perspective is in proportion to how well you know how to use them. Good keyword categorization and content are a start, but blogs are not much of a SEO asset unless they attract links. The myth of “Build it and they will come”. Not many businesses that start blogs have the patience to create great content and wait for others to find that content all on their own as a linking strategy. Without clicking on a link or finding it on a search engine, how will others find your blog?
Mrs. Salcedo's Blog - cross hatching Self Portrait Without Self Image 80 Point project!!! The Details: 7 objects +images should fill the page to the best of your abilitymust be OBJECTS not drawings of drawingsBlack ink only12″x18″ paper with a 1″ borderpictures items should describe something about the artist’s life, past, present, future, dreams. Project due on Monday 2/1 for 1st and 3rd period
Awesome Pencil Drawings From Students Notebooks Awesome Pencil Drawings From Students Notebooks Posted on 28 June 2010 Crni When I was in high school I was pretty bored on the most of the lessons I had to attend, especially maths and physics. So, I used to scrible different objects in my notebook and at the end of the year my notebook looked like true piece of artwork. However that wasn’t very helpful when I had to pass the exams. Imaging the paintings under the paintings of the Old Masters Public release date: 29-Mar-2011 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Michael Bernstein email@example.com 714-765-2012 (Meeting, March 27-31) 202-872-6042 (Before March 27)