Good design Back in the early 1980s, Dieter Rams was becoming increasingly concerned by the state of the world around him – “an impenetrable confusion of forms, colours and noises.” Aware that he was a significant contributor to that world, he asked himself an important question: is my design good design? As good design cannot be measured in a finite way he set about expressing the ten most important principles for what he considered was good design. (Sometimes they are referred as the ‘Ten commandments’.) Here they are. wax egg oil Welcome to the Wax Egg Oil gallery! My interests are in the use of Egg Tempera and other older painting methods. You will find here images using more conventional techniques as well. Egg tempera is one of the simplest of the painting mediums - and also one of the most natural.
A due colori Italian artist Alberto Seveso was born in Milan, but is now working as a freelancer in Portoscuso, Sardinia-Italy. His passion for graphic art started when he was in a young age and he was really fascinated by the graphic of skate decks and the cover of music CD of metal bands. From this passion he started to create his artwork. Nathan Di Pietro Current Issue Highlights More Readings DA Home About Direct Art Nathan Di Pietro A Modern Iconographer(Text by the artist) George Washington with 14 Scenes from His Life Egg tempera and gold on panel, 44" x 36" With my work, I have tried to emulate the distinctive style of Eastern Orthodox icon paintings while exploring the legends of American history. I paint these historical themes with an approach that is rife with myth and dogma, as well as political satire.
Jesper Andersen Jesper Andersen is a professional concept artist currently working for Crytek Studios in Frankfurt, Germany. Jesper specializes in creating concept art for games including environments, characters, vehicles and weapons. Link: scribblehead.blogspot.com We Find Wildness All images from the series Fictions. 2007-2010 Between reality and fiction, the Belgian artist-photographer FILIP DUJARDIN recovers the art of collage to create a new language based on the modernist architectural tradition. A few years ago, FILIP DUJARDIN started reconstructing imaginary buildings. Staying near his home in Ghent, he searches out buildings to photograph that will supply the desired textures and edges. Back at the computer in his studio he cuts, pastes, and shapes segments from these building images and compiles them into the form that he envisioned.
25 Inspirational Logos You Wish You Had Thought Of Yourself posted by Benjamin Reid with the tags: "Branding", "Logos", "Marketing" . Logos as you know them are everywhere we look – but they’re not always all that great. We see a bunch of boring logos every single day, and to be honest, the world could be spiced up some what if people took more time over their logos and paid attention to the smaller details.
fields Fields is an experimental particle field sandbox. Millions of small particles are driven by force fields, which you can move, resize and change their parameters and this way create abstract compositions. This is a remake of my older but favourite experiment. Press "RANDOM SCENE" for new scene, then click to viewport and drag thumbs to change the field parameters. Art History Through Sci Fi-Colored Glasses Pastiche? Mash-up? The best form of flattery? Whatever you want to call it, artists have enjoyed riffing on historical paintings for ages. For some, it’s a fun way to learn and explore issues of color, composition, and application of paint by intimately copying from a master. 35 Funny Illustrations by Tiago Hoisel - with Exclusive Interview Today we have the special honor to discuss about digital art and painting with Tiago Hoisel. Besides the great collection of humorous illustrations that he has provided for us, Tiago also gives precious advice and shares interesting information in the below exclusive interview. Amazing creativity, detail and fun are the perfect words to describe his artwork. The humor and realism are perfectly combined to depict real life situations or imaginary scenarios meant to make the viewer laugh and want more! Q: Howdy Tiago!
Color Theory 101 - DesignFestival First impressions are everything. How you look and how you present yourself can determine how you are perceived. The same goes for our design work. The impression that our work gives depends on a myriad of different factors. Artist Takes Every Drug Known to Man, Draws Self Portraits After Each Use This is all kinds of cool, and everything your mother told you not to do. Bryan Lewis Saunders is an artist from Washington D.C., not just any artist though. Saunders prefers to take a more unconventional approach to his artwork. Arguably his most interesting project, entitled DRUGS is described as follows: Below, you can view a collection of portraits Saunders drew while under the influence of various substances ranging from cocaine, to marijuana, to DMT.