Type Worship Colourful messages transform the winding favela streets Earlier this year Boa Mistura, an urban art collective formed in Madrid, worked on a vibrant community project near São Paulo, Brazil The collective worked with the children and other residents of Brasilândia Vila, a poor suburb on the outskirts of São Paulo, to fill the narrow streets with colour and words: beleza, amor, doçura, firmeza and orgulho (beauty, love, sweetness, firmness and pride).
15 Film Production Credits Explained Ever wonder what all those strange credits are when they roll by at the end of a film? I used to, until I moved to LA, where I started meeting Best Boys and Dolly Grips with their kids when I took my son to the playground—yes, Hollywood, where you meet Gaffers and Armourers at your average Saturday night house party. So I started asking questions, and here's what I've learned: 1. Boom Operator No, this job has nothing to do with explosives or pyrotechnics.
A Modern Halloween Party Palette Halloween is only days away! If you remember the Halloween palette we chose for last year’s tabletop shoot, you know that welcoming dark accents was key. This year is just the opposite, as we take a sunny approach to the holiday and create a palette that you can enjoy throughout the fall. Plus, this cheery color combo is perfect for family-friendly gatherings, as your little ones will love the vibrant touches.
Color wheel, a color palette generator Color Wheel Extract Theme Extract Gradient Tuesday Total Textures 45 by paul0v2 Tue, 11/16/2010 - 13:06 Tuesday Total Textures is post series that will bring a new life to your Tuesdays. Every week I'll be posting some free hi resolution free textures that you can download to use in your projects. 75 top typography tutorials The web is brimming with typography tutorials, but many are low quality and others are very out of date. So we’ve trawled the internet to uncover the diamonds in the rough, in the form of 50 top-quality typography tutorials, to bring your knowledge and skills up to speed. Get Creative Cloud Perhaps you’re looking for a good introduction to the fundamentals of typography? Or perhaps you want to develop and push your type abilities further?
Screenplay Basics - Scripped - StumbleUpon A Scripped Compendium by Johnathan Carr Traditional storytelling recounts past events, whereas screenwriting is locked in the present - thus you may not deviate from PRESENT TENSE. You may also be tempted to describe every inch of the world you're creating - don't! Take comfort in the idea that a screenplay is not meant to have any literary value. The History of Porcelain Enamel Whiteboards & Chalkboards More durable than glass and just as beautiful, vitreous enamel, also known as porcelain enamel, offers a non-porous, glass-like finish. More durable than glass and just as beautiful, vitreous enamel, also known as porcelain enamel, offers a non-porous, glass-like finish created by fusing finely ground colored glass to a substrate through a firing process. Adding to its strength and durability, the substrate used is always a metal, whether precious or non-precious, for its stability and capacity to withstand the firing process. Origins It is unknown who first developed enamelling and when the process was first used, but the most historic enameled artifacts were discovered in Cyprus in the 1950s dating as far back as the 13th Century BC.
Add Depth with the Parallax Effect in After Effects Looking to add depth and style to your next explainer slideshow? In this After Effects tutorial, learn how you can create a stylistic slideshow with parallax. Creating the parallax effect is easy to do — you simply have to consider movement and depth. In order to create a great parallax effect, you must have at least two objects moving in separate directions. In the tutorial, we use several layers in After Effects that create dynamic movement and depth. There are multiple ways to achieve a parallax effect.
50 Excellent 3D Adobe Illustrator Tutorials - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Adobe Illustrator is one of the best applications for making graphic artwork like logos, print designs and Web pages. As time goes on, more and more Illustrator techniques are introduced by talented designers and artists in the industry who achieve some of the best results on the Web. One hot trend nowadays is 3D effects. So, we’ve gathered together some 3D tutorials to give you an idea of what Adobe Illustrator offers and how to use its 3D features.
Amazing Collection of Typography Here is a slice of some spectacular typography projects done by African digital artists. More Typography You might also like Comments Michael Dachstein Observations on film art The Adventures of Prince Achmed. Kristin (with some help from David) here: David and I have been offering this greatest-of-90-years-ago series almost as long as this blog has existed. For earlier annual entries, see 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, and 1925. I approached 1926 with the assumption that it would present a crowded field of masterpieces; surely it would be difficult to choose ten best films. Instead it turned out that some of the greatest directors of the era somehow managed to skip this year or turn in lesser films.
Creating Public Spaces with Attractive Urban Design A place that transmits a message through color and art, has the power to make it a symbol that represents a community and its citizens. What if the natural vibrancy of our surroundings is our most easily accessible source of joy? This is a question Ingrid Fetell Lee proposes in her recent book, Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness. Lee’s quest to find out exactly what joy is and how it manifests within all of us lead her around the world to places where she discovered what she calls the “aesthetics of joy.” There were many elements that caught Lee’s attention during her travels — bright colors, patterns and objects with curved contours to name a few. These qualities that bring us visual and tactile joy can be applied to urban design and public spaces, drawing people together to share in moments of happiness and community.
Storyboarder - The best and easiest way to storyboard. We made Storyboarder because we needed a great storyboarding tool that simply didn't exist. We use tools every day to help us do things. This is especially true with creative persuits.