Update: New Works By Contemporary Oil Painter, Steven DaLuz, San Antonio, Texas » Combustus Combustus magazine is pleased to share new works by contemporary oil painter, Steven DaLuz, of San Antonio, Texas, originally profiled here on October, 2012, for the article, “In Pursuit of the Sublime,” which also features poetry by Italian-Canadian poet, Salvatore Ala, California photographer, Steven Gelberg, and David Begley, of Dublin, Ireland. Among DaLuz’s new pieces: “Traveler 2,” a mixed-media drawing which will be featured in the “Meditations on Paper” exhibition on March 13th at the AnArte Gallery in San Antonio, Texas on March 13, 2013. Steven DaLuz putting finishing touches on “Traveler (Version 2)”; Mixed Media on Paper, 2013. “Traveler 2,” mixed media drawing on Innova smooth cotton paper, 42″ x 72, Steven DaLuz. Also his haunting portrait, “Journey”:
Create a Stunning Liquid Text Effect in Photoshop To sort of wrap up our series on using liquid effects for design, today, we will look at how to use liquid photostocks to create a gorgeous and stunning liquid text effect in Photoshop. By using some clever techniques, we can warp liquids into a variety of shapes to meet our needs. In this case, you’ll learn how to create letters from liquids, and then add in some extra effects for a dynamic composition. All you need is Photoshop and some free stock images, so let’s get started! You’ll absolutely love this PS text effect! Also, don’t forget to suggest tutorials in the comments!
Monitoring Your Teen’s Facebook May Not Be Cool, But it Sure is Necessary Facebook has hijacked our lives to the extent that we feel incomplete without it. An increase in its popularity has also increased the risk associated with it, especially to kids, such as identity theft, cyberbullying, cyberstalking, online harassment, and profanity. This is why the use of monitoring apps like SecureTeen is strongly recommended to make sure your kids stay safe on the popular social media platform. Unfortunately, this is not always as easy as it seems. The biggest challenge is to convince the kids to let you monitor their Facebook account. Studies on National Movements Welcome to Studies on National Movements (SNM). This international online journal is devoted to the comparative historiography of national and regional movements and the theory formation of nationalism. Studies on National Movements is published by NISE, the platform for scholars as well as research and heritage institutes. The journal is edited by the NISE Coordination Centre, and peer reviewed by an international advisory board.
Photorealist Painter Pedro Campos‘ photorealistic paintings seriously had me look twice! I’m utterly amazed that this is NOT real photos. All the shown paintings are oil on canvas. Via Recave Packaging & Dielines: a Free Resource As packaging design continues to grow as a discipline and a community, Design Packaging’s ideology of idea-sharing led to creating their first e-book containing some of their more popular structural designs, as well as tried and true standards. For students and professionals alike, this free, easy-to-use e-book can be imported into Adobe Illustrator to scale, edit, design, and print. Each vector dieline comes with photos, a brief description, and basic design guidelines to illustrate the structure and become a quick reference for packaging designers. We hope you enjoy this free book and are able to share the inspiration you find within it’s pages!
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November 2013 Thursday, November 14, 2013 This is a heavily textured surface prepared on gatorboard with pumice, matte medium and a little Art Spectrum's Pastelprimer. I really like the way it grabs the pastel! "House Sparrow" Pastel on gator board 6"x 8" firstname.lastname@example.org