Ideation (idea generation) Ideation is the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas, where an idea is understood as a basic element of thought that can be either visual, concrete, or abstract. Ideation comprises all stages of a thought cycle, from innovation, to development, to actualization. As such, it is an essential part of the design process, both in education and practice. In Ideation: The Birth and Death of Ideas, Douglas Graham and Thomas T. Bachmann propose that methods of innovation include: Problem solution This is the most simple method of progress, where someone has found a problem and as a result, solves it. Derivative idea
Amazingly Creative Drawing Vs Photography This wonderful work has done by a very talented Belgian painter, illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist and photographer Ben Heine. This creative artist was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He Studied graphic arts and sculpture and I also have a degree in journalism. Lets take a look at some of his awesome works that he calls “Drawing Vs Photography” or “Imagination Vs Reality”. 55 Epic, Weird and Totally Awesome Images There are some incredibly talented and creative minds in the field of graphic design. Combining 3D, photomanipulation, and digital painting can result in some pretty incredible effects. However, designers don’t always create serious images for clients, sometimes, they just like to goof off.
Extraordinary funny and clever illustrations The Malaysian artist Chow Hon Lam has made some very funny but clever illustrations that also includes a touch of irony. The artist himself thinks that even if you are an animal, an object or some sort of food, you have something to say even though you can’t speak. Therefore Hon Lam wants to create and tell their story to the worldWhen people confront him about it, he just say: “I guess they must have something to say … Trust me, I try to communicate with them!” In the illustrations you can see how a the milk in a cow’s body is emptying itself while milking, gingerbread men creating themselves, a golfer breaking the sky with his golfball, etc. Others have done similar illustrations showing how the world would be if everything was different and upside down in our lives. In the visual art world, illustrators have sometimes been considered less important in comparison with fine artists and graphic designers.
Oblique Strategies Origin and history The entire story of Oblique Strategies, with the content of all the cards, exhaustive history and commentary, is documented in a website widely acknowledged as the authoritative source, put together by musician and educator Gregory Alan Taylor. The text of Schmidt's "The Thoughts Behind the Thoughts" was published by Mindmade Books in 2012. Design and use Each card contains a phrase or cryptic remark which can be used to break a deadlock or dilemma situation. The Typewriter Artworks of Keira Rathbone (9 pics 27-year-old Keira Rathbone, from London, first started experimenting with typewriter art, when she was in university. She bought an old typewriter, from a flee market, in the hope that she would soon use it to write something. By the middle of her first year at the university, she hadn’t come up with anything to put down on paper, so she decided to use it as a drawing tool.
Flash, Design, Vector, Photoshop, Adobe Tutorials It is a long time since we shared Manga artwork and Anime inspirations. This art is remarked with special style in lines, colors and shades that is inspired from the Japanese and Chines culture. Although its special eastern style, Manga art has many fans and lovers all around the globe. Before continuing reading this post did you already join our Twitter and subscribe to our RSS feed? If not, rush and join us now to receive updates of new posts and free resources. Is College Really Worth It? Is going to college really worth it? Probably so, but it's not that clear cut, and economics have been arguing the point for 30 years. Most studies tend to show that college-educated people end up making far more money in the course of their lifetimes. (The niggle: Usually, it's not worth paying for a private university.) Still, that evidence isn't totally cut and dry: What do you really learn in college?
High Five Escalator (Watch it larger on YouTube) | Subscribe to us on YouTube Produced by Charlie Todd and Matt Adams / music by Tyler Walker For our latest mission, Agent Lathan gave out 2,000 high fives by standing next to a subway escalator during the morning rush. Five additional agents spread out along the adjacent stairs, holding signs that prepared commuters for the upcoming high five fun. Enjoy the video first and then check out the mission report and photos below.
The Indicator: Oblique Strategies for Architects In 1975 Brian Eno and the artist Peter Schmidt came out with a deck of cards designed to help artists and musicians push through creative blocks by offering alternative scenarios, methods, and perspectives. They called the set Oblique Strategies. Think of them as a way to Dada your brain from the everyday realism in front of you to something more abstract. Books transformed into visual art Origami artists have been transforming paper into varied, visually striking works of art since centuries. However, an entirely different wagon of artists has stretched it across the paper and is creating the same magic with books. Had these books not been morphed into unusual artworks, you might have seen them bedecking some landfill, a ditch or a waste-bin.
resources. » Blog Archive » Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Highway Hi all, my name is Stanislav Klabík and I would like to show you the process of making of my latest personal project named “Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Highway” 3Dtutorials.sk recommendation: To maximise the realism of your 3D characters we recommend using high quality human photo references from the #1 texture website www.3D.sk I really like the movie Heartbrake Ridge where Clint Eastwood play a really tough drill instructor who is in war with marine corps in his platoon so I decided to make a some nice portraits of him. Modeling I used a simple head model for the first modeling. China vs United States As we discussed in yesterday’s post, whether the United States and China like it or not, the economic futures of both countries are intertwined. Everyone knows that China’s got more people and that its importance as an economic superpower has escalated in recent years. What you might not understand is how the differences between our countries, in economic philosophy, in population, in geography and in how the military is built and paid for ultimately play into the entire economic relationship. For many China remains something of a mystery. In order to help compare and contrast the economic differences, we have simplified the data from the CIA World Factbook. For the exact numbers in any category, check here.
Trick Photography with Album Covers Trick Photography with Album Covers February 12th, 2010 | Inspiration | See what happens when people use sleeves from classic vinyl records to spice up their photographs, the results are truly spectacular… Sleeveface is an international phenomenon wherein one or more persons obscure or augment body parts with record sleeve(s), causing an illusion. [image credit: Tim Caynes]