The Complete Digital Comic, Part 1: Sketching and Pencilling in Photoshop | Dani Jones | danidraws.com August 7th, 2007 I recently received a request to write a tutorial about creating comic book art on the computer. Although I don’t work as a comic artist, I’ve always been fascinated by the process. This was a very fun experiment, and I hope all of you, even you non-comic artists, can learn something new by this series. Supplies Software Adobe Photoshop – Photoshop is probably one of the best pieces of software you can use for sketching because of it’s brush tools and editing capabilities. Hardware Besides a good, fast computer, you will need some kind of graphics tablet, like a Wacom. Creating a Pencil Brush Got your handy-dandy Wacom tablet in front of you? In Photoshop, go to Window–>Brushes to open your Brush Palette. The Quick and Easy Brush In its most basic form, the only thing you need to make a good pencil brush is the default round brush. On the left side of the window is a bunch of categories. That’s it! A Better Pencil 1. 2. Give your new pencil a scribble. Working with Your Brush
Ultimate Guide to Business Cards Start the New Year off right with a new business card design! The Ultimate Guide to Business Cards is a very well designed infographic from BusinessCards.com Business owners can find themselves easily overwhelmed when it comes to working with a graphic designer on creating branded business cards. Often enough business owners underestimate the quantity and importance of design decisions (selecting typeface, font, card shape, size and material) that must be made in addition to organizing basic contact information. Below are some common areas that sometimes get lost in translation between designer to business owner. If you’re starting a business card or identity project we recommend getting a head start and figuring out the following elements for your project. I really like how the infographic literally shows the reader what each of the topics mean. Simple, easy-to-read design that tells a story nicely from top-to-bottom. Thanks to Chris for sending in the link!
Business Card Design Starter Kit: Showcase, Tutorials, Templates - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Professionals in any field should always keep business cards on them because you never know when you’ll meet a potential client, partner or like-minded person. Despite their small size, business cards are one of the most powerful and handiest marketing tools. Don’t underestimate the process of designing business cards; a well-made card does not just share your contact details: it generates further sharing and buzz. This post targets a diverse audience. Showcase Of Original And Memorable Business Cards Letterpress Cards Letterpress printing has actually been the only form of printing text and images since it was invented by Johannes Gutenberg in the 15th century. John Henry Donovan1 On this business card, the fine design created by Irish designer and developer John Henry Donovan2 is complemented by the printer’s excellent choice of paper and inking. Greg Anderson3 This card works because of the stylish dirty texture, good use of color and, of course, letterpress. Tutorials
How to Get Pixel-Perfect Designs in Adobe Illustrator Pixels are not what most designers are thinking about when they launch Adobe Illustrator, but there are some pretty awesome things Illustrator can do with them. By default Illustrator is set up to be a resolution independent vector drawing and print layout tool -- in short, not for pixels -- but in this tutorial we will go over a few techniques which can add pixel-perfect design to it's list of uses. As regular MediaLoot visitors will know I have previously posted a few articles discussing the advantages of using Fireworks instead of Photoshop for certain design tasks, this tutorial will hopefully do something similar for Illustrator by demonstrating it’s widely unknown ability to work well with pixels. Background The inspiration for this post came to me very recently whilst working on a premium icon pack called Vector Application Icons, my aim for this set of icons was to create a collection of monochrome icons for web applications and other uses such as toolbar icons in iOS apps. Step 1
Dossier pédagogique / L'identité visuelle du Centre Pompidou Le Centre Pompidou vous propose de nombreuses visites, parcours et ateliers pour découvrir le bâtiment, les collections, les expositions temporaires, la création des 20e et 21e siècles. L'ensemble des visites, générales ou thématiques, offrent la possibilité d'établir des liens avec les programmes scolaires, adaptés à chaque niveau. Parcours, ateliers et événements de la Galerie des enfants permettent aux plus jeunes dès 2 ans, de se familiariser à l'art moderne et contemporain par la manipulation ou l'expérimentation. Le programme d’activités Visites des collections permanentes et des expositions temporaires Les visites s'adressent à tous les niveaux scolaires. Elles permettent d'aborder les œuvres à partir de notions fondamentales dans l'apprentissage du langage de la création et sont associées aux thèmes d'enseignement abordés dans les programmes scolaires. Parcours Histoire des arts dans « Modernités plurielles » Ateliers Les ateliers pour le jeune public se déroulent en deux temps.
20 new business cards – Best of june 2010 - FrancescoMugnai.com - Graphic Design Inspiration and Web Design Trends 20 new business cards – Best of june 2010 on June 21, 2010 Share this: by Francesco Mugnai Posted in:Business Cards Collections Miscellaneous Print Tags:business cardBusiness CardsCollectionsMiscellaneousPrint 63 Flares57060--×63 Flares
15 Best Places for Designers to Get Free Stock Photos Online I’m not sure if you’ve ever had a look at the prices on some non-stock photography sites (pictures of Gummy bears for $769.00 anyone?), but they reach far beyond the budget of the typical designer/developer. However, many places online allow you to obtain high-quality stock photos for free, giving the average starving artist a chance to create wonderful works of art/design without having to use next month’s rent on stock photos. In this article, we review the 15 best places to free stock photos online for designers. Note: Although these sites feature free stock photos, you should read the terms, limitations, and licensing of each work that you use; read the fine print! Dedicated free stock photo sites 1. stock.xchng stock.xchng is all free, all the time. one of the most popular paid stock photo sites – iStockphoto, sponsors them. Aimed at: Web designers and web developers, illustrators, print designers 2. A small team of in-house professional photographers supplies the photos in the site.
70 NEW amazing business cards - francescomugnai.com Do you have to print a new business card? Are you Looking for Inspiration? Here you can find 70 new amazing designs. Enjoy… UPDATE: Thank you for all the comments. UPDATE2: I found this post in a lot of websites without a backlink. UPDATE3: I have a new blog about business card! Please Remember, this post is the only original Infographic: The Inbound Marketing Explosion September21 Infographic: The Inbound Marketing Explosion “The Inbound Marketing Explosion,” created by question and answer site G+, is this month’s featured infographic. Be sure to check out this infographic to learn how inbound marketing can return more leads for less, as well as other interesting stats! According to these statistics, inbound marketing is truly exploding! share
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