How to attribute a Creative Commons photo from Flickr Yes, the absolute correct way! I previously asked how you credit a CC photo from Flickr. Since then I’ve been doing my research and here is the results – The correct way to credit a photo. You need to follow the guidelines set by the license. FLICKR TOOLBOX: 100+ Tools For Flickr Addicts Flickr is back in the news this week with reports that it will add video. But we're still loving the photo-sharing element: here's 100+ ways to get even more out of the popular photo site. Desktop Applications 1001 for Mac OS X - Allows batch uploading and can notify you of new photos uploaded by your friends.
Pastels Plus Links to Tutorials - Hodgepodge Welcome to our Hodgepodge free listing of chalk pastels, acrylics and video art tutorials for all ages. This list of free tutorials is always being updated. Rather than 50, we now have 100+ free art tutorials! Please scroll down for a list of printable lessons. Porta photo album generator A no-nonsense, hassle-free photo album generator Porta turns an image directory into a neatly formatted web photo album. Besides being free its primary virtues are: It's fast, it's simple to use, it's lightweight, and it produces clean and uncluttered web pages that will load fast and look good in all modern browsers.Example album using HTML Example album using SimpleViewer Giambattista della Porta (1535-1615) was the first to add a convex lens to the camera obscura. This amplified its light sensitivity significantly and thus constituted a major step towards the cameras of today. Add the meaning of the Latin word porta (gate) and you have the full "story-behind-the-name".
The Art of: The Mood Board I have a bit of a confession to make: I love mood boarding maybe a little more than I love designing and it’s no surprise that for me Pinterest is one of my favorite tools. I think it stems from my need to classify things. Creating a visual representation of a new brand, a movie, or that next perfect fashion trend is exciting and part of the basis of every good project because without a mood board, you and your team/client can’t solidify the style/mood/theme etc. What is a mood board?
Autostitch AutoStitch works from unordered collections of images, automatically finding matches between images using the SIFT algorithm. It then robustly aligns all images and uses advanced blending algorithms to form seamless panoramas (see below). For more details, see our research papers. 25 of 57 images aligned The pro's guide to hand-drawn typography Illustrated typography has become a field in its own right, with illustrators, designers and self-made letterers working across media to present their unique spin on this growing trend. From traditional sign making in local communities to editorial illustration and publishing, to ground breaking advertising campaigns such as Kate Moross Cadbury’s billboards, hand drawn typography injects personality and playful fun into our daily lives. Creating your own lettering might be something you do for fun, a simple exercise in doodling to kick start your creativity - but with an abundance of opportunities for specialists in this field it might be time to focus your energies on developing your skills. Carving out a niche Based in London and working collectively under the name Animaux Circus, Lana Hughes, Rory Elphick & Margaux Carpentier formed a bond over their mutual love of design whilst studying Graphic Communication at University of the Creative Arts. Work that resonates
Science project: Food-dye Color Wheel Every year about this time I start to really, REALLY crave color. Like clockwork, every January I start scheming about decorating with yellow or orange or something bright just to liven things up a bit. It's been a little better this year because my kitchen is south-facing and everything is white and light blue, so it feels nice and light and airy.
25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece of trash to be thrown away. These 30 ingenious packaging designs, however, prove that a well-designed package can complement or even enhance the product it was designed to carry. [Read more...] Good design isn’t just about the product – it’s about good packaging as well. The honey pots are an excellent example of packaging design. Learn to Draw Tutorials for Kids Print and enjoy our Learn to Draw Animals pages for kids of all ages. Kids can use our step by step... Here's a collection of our "learn to draw" activities for Spring.