30 Excellent Pixel Art Tutorials For Pixel Lovers If you’re born in 90s, I am sure that you have witnessed the glorious age of the pixel art. It exists on the old-school gaming platform, mobile phone and other digital devices. It’s one of the greatest technological inventions that dominate the digital world for several years, and now it rises again as a definitive art form within the artist community. Doing the pixel art could mean that you’re striving for perfection, as you even need to manually craft out the shading, dithering and even anti-aliasing. That means you have to draw the artwork pixel by pixel! Therefore it’s called pixel art. Today, with the aim to provide you a solid understanding of the pixel art and its essential techniques, we want to showcase to you 30 detailed and inspiring tutorials by talented pixel artists to help you carve out possibly one of the most detailed works in your life. Try on them and you’ll know, full list of tutorials after jump! Recommended Reading: 50 Beautiful and Creative Pixel Arts Textures Tree
Glitch Art Resources | Phillip Stearns This is a collection of resources I find relevant to my own creative practice concerning Glitch Art. It’s by no means complete or exhaustive, and sadly, though I am trying to include as many relevant and important figures as possible, it will be impossible for me to include them all. I will do my best to continuously update reorganize and revise this list as time goes on. Feel free to contact me regarding missing entries, questionable inclusions, or for the sake of talking about any of the items listed here. Lecture Notes STGO Makerspace – Day 1 Notes Tools Glitch Art Tutorials and File Format Resources Video Theory / Writings (Glitch and Related Media Art Topics) Criticism Cathryn Ploehn “Not So GIFted” – Community Stuff Artists (Glitch and Related): Textiles + Glitches/Electronics: Tumblr: Glitch Music Further Reading Like this: Like Loading...
Reject Reality and Substitute Your Own: Using Augmented Reality as Art Thomas Eberwein, “Ghost” (2013) (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic except where noted) Whether you like it or not, the digital invasion of Google Glasses is on its way, bringing the alternate world of augmented reality with it. As the late sci-fi author Philip K. Dick, who I really wish was here to react to the rapidly cyborg-like technology advances, forebodes in his 1978 essay “How to Build a Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later“: What is real? Because unceasingly we are bombarded with pseudorealities manufactured by very sophisticated people using very sophisticated electronic mechanisms. Mark Mussler, Happy Pets, Thibaut Brevet, Cem Sever, “Tattooar” (2011-13) Potentially, the technology of layering one reality over another offers tantalizing possibilities for the integration of information into our daily lives, like the way we already rely on Google maps to get where we’re going (Google is really ahead on all of this). Liron Kroll, “Last Year” (2013).
Themes By Eris, Add a custom font to your theme (for beginners) Art in the drone age Taken from the June 2013 issue of Dazed: The future rarely comes to pass the way we imagine, or, more accurately, as we hope for. But in the case of drones, we were warned. Hollywood (or George Lucas) looked into its science-fiction crystal ball and projected that the camera would fuse with microcomputing and satellite technologies to form the foreboding symbol of our time: the unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone. Essentially, it’s a set of multiple eyes capable of staying up for hours, communicating back home and taking instruction via satellite. US army drones are controlled by teams of two (one pilot and one “sensor operator”), situated miles from conflict zones at a base in Nevada. He became fascinated by drones as early as 2003. His 2010 video Drone Vision exploits a glitch and security flaw in the way the images were transferred from the drones to the US-based pilot via unencrypted satellite uplinks. “We’re moving away from the notion of the soldier as the heroic character.
How to Make Your Tumblr Look Like a Website | Fresh ID | Creative News, Ideas & Opinions on Web Design, Applications, Social Media, Sports, Retail and Ecommerce Experiences A lot of folks hit our site wanting to know how to make their Tumblr look more like WordPress or a traditional website. This is somewhat possible, in terms of navigation, but much harder to do if you want a “homepage” front door to your tumblr blog, as the way it is meant to function is as a chronological series of blog posts, the most recent on top. Here are the different methods you can use to make your Tumblr look more like a website. Find a Theme That Already Looks Like a Website Premium and free themes may exist that have the look and feel you want, but you just need to find them. Check out our recent list of theme sites and visit Tumblr’s Theme Garden, where you can preview each look on your blog before purchasing. You need to study the features offered by this theme, because these pre-coded bits of functionality are going to get you closer to the feeling of a website than many other themes provide. Modify a Pre-Made Theme to Look Like a Site Understand the Fine Details
Crosslab Maandag 11 februari 2013 De Unie, Mauritsweg 34-35, Rotterdam Zaal open 19:30 uur, aanvang 20:00 uur (voertaal engels / english spoken) €9,00 (€6,50 medewerkers WdKA) €4,00 voor studenten op vertoon van studentenpas.Koop hier een kaartje! See english translation below; Voor bijna ieder doel, functie of gebrek is er tegenwoordig wel een apparaat of machine te koop. Desondanks – of misschien juist daardoor- zijn veel makers bezig met het ontwikkelen van eigen uitvindingen. De versmelting van internet met fysieke objecten inspireert het buro The Incredible Machine tot nieuwe producten: ‘TickToc’ is een herinterpretatie van een analoge klok die je persoonlijke Google agenda weergeeft. Kunstenaar Dennis de Bel (WdKA/PZI Media Design) levert in zijn werk met humor commentaar op designconsumptie. De moderator van deze avond, Eibert Draisma, verenigt als uomo universalis de rollen van ontwerper, uitvinder en kunstenaar.
How to Use Custom Fonts in Your Web Designs with CSS3 The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how to use the latest version of CSS (CSS3) to use a custom font within your website. Nowadays, we’re looking for new and exciting ways to present our sites and there’s no better way to add an extra bit of personality to your website than including a wonderful custom font. For this tutorial, I’ll be using a splendid text editor called Chocolat and using Safari but you can use any text editor and modern, good web browser to follow along. Getting the Font First, we need to get a font and then convert the font file into separate files for various browsers. 1. 2. 3. Applying the Font Now, we’re going to set up a basic HTML page and add the required CSS3 code to get the fonts working with your website. 1. 2. 3. 4. In the above code, the main thing we want to worry about is the @font-face tag. 5. There we have it, you have successfully applied a somewhat confusing CSS3 technique successfully and now you’re able to apply a custom font to all of your work!