Michael Alderwegen

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100+ Artists Pay Tribute to Creative Genius Hayao Miyazaki in 3 Day Art Show

Japanese filmmaker and animator Hayao Miyazaki has long delighted and inspired people around the world with his original imaginative universe. Now, those that have found his work artistically influential are paying homage to Miyazaki in the most appropriate way. The SPOKE ART gallery has curated …

Art

The 30 Magic Marketing Words You Should Be Using

Language is a powerful tool — it enables you to connect with audiences and spur them to take action. For email marketers, the importance of using the …

Marketing

Infographic: Storytelling tips to capture readers’ hearts

Not much has changed since childhood; compelling narratives are still captivating.<p>Whether it was listening to your parents read bedtime stories, …

Branding

PhotoMirage can turn a still image into a movie

<b>Moving images can grab attention and evoke a response more effectively than a still image, but that usually involves shooting video, with all the</b> …

Tutorials

Dad Poses His Children for Out of This World Images Using Photoshop

What do you do when you get bored with photography? How do you funnel your creative energy when photography leaves your creative soul empty? Do you …

Photoshop

The photographer sculpting mythical figures out of crashing waves

Talibart began her life as a career-driven solicitor living in the city of London. Her life-long passion for photography slowly came to dominate her …

Create cool collage illustrations

I’ve been working as a freelance illustrator and collage maker for nearly five years. At university I flapped around, unsure of my visual language …

Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …

Literature

how to make a powerful image with 19-year-old wunderkind david uzochukwu

Teenage photographer David Uzochukwu has developed a style and aesthetic so powerful he’s already shooting covers and campaigns.<p><i>In a new series, we speak to the young photographers making a mark online and offline, about studying, social media and creativity vs. commerciality, to better understand</i> …

Mini People: Illustrations by Dawid Planeta

Fantastical illustrations of a person standing in front of oversized animals in some mythical land by Krakow-based artist and graphic designer Dawid …

Graphic Design

15 Mind-Blowing 3D Chalk Drawings, But You’ll Probably Get Your Fill By #3

<b>You won’t believe your eyes and, for a little while, it’s a lot of …

The Artphabet: a Tribute to Art and Typography

Last week I shared a beautiful typography post on an alphabet that mixed 3D and cartoon effects. I mentioned that it was very unique amongst so many …

Typography

Ornate Surreal Sculptures Formed From Thousands of Ordinary Objects

Plucked from ordinary life, the items used to create artist Kris Kuksi‘s surreal assemblages are transformed into high art. Since 2004, the American artist has focused on his sculptures, each tinged with a slightly Gothic, dark feel. Using railway model kits, figurines, jewelry, wedding cake parts, …

Art

Designer Challenges Himself To Create Logos With Hidden Meanings For A Year, And Result Is Amazing

Wordplay is a never-ending source of amusement for me, with puns, spoonerisms and double entendres bringing a little extra color and life to the …

Graphic Design

This Photographer Combines Toys and Practical Effects

Mitchel Wu is a professional toy photographer. He combines toys, photography skills, practical effects, and imagination to create “alternative …

Photography

15 Latest and Best Loading Animations to Make User Enjoy Waiting

Nowadays, since internet speed has been highly improved, people can smoothly open a website/app within seconds and get their desired information …

Pantone-Inspired Pop Culture Graphics

For her series Pantop, Isabella Montan presents a combination of ideas, colours, images and captions in a Pantone swatch presentation. Inspired by a …

Pop Culture

Nigerian artists have been sharing their cutting-edge creations on a simple Twitter hashtag

It all started with an innocuous tweet nearly two weeks ago when Bunmi Olaoye, an artist based in Nigeria’s southeast city of Port Harcourt, decided to start “a hashtag to celebrate and appreciate Nigerian creatives.” The response was stunning with hundreds of Nigerians showing off their artistic …

Social Media

Mom Gets Criticized Over Son’s Zombie Cake Photo Shoot, Reveals The Heartbreaking Secret Behind It

Little Phoenix celebrated his first birthday smiling in front of the camera during a zombie-themed photoshoot. When his mom shared it online, …

30+ Incredibly Lucky Shots By Probably The Best Street Photographer In The World

Do you ever wonder what a conversation between the current you and the old you would sound like? As we grow old, many of us lose touch with our …

These Photos of Bullets Tearing Apart Portraits Aren’t What They Seem

For his new project titled “Explosion Collages,” photographer and visual artist Fabian Oefner created a series of photos showing portraits being …

20+ Photos Reveal What It’s Like To Raise Boys

As someone who was the only child in the family, I had always thought that having a few brothers would make my life way more fun. Sara Easter, a …

This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.

15 Practical, Fun, and Creative Photography Assignments to Reinspire You

Practical, fun, and creative photography assignments to reinspire you:• Shoot everything at -2 exposure compensation for a day.<br>• Shoot everything …

Street Photography

Cinematic Cuba Series by Stijn Hoekstra

Let's kick it off with a stunning series by a freelance Cinematographer & Photographer based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Running with the name of …

Cuba

I Deal With Social Anxiety Creating Surreal Self-Portraits

My name is Monica Lazăr, I live in Bucharest, Romania, and I discovered my passion for photography four years ago. From the beginning, photography …

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

Venice Carnival in Costumes and Masks: Pictures

Photographer Challenges Herself To Shoot In ‘Ugly’ Locations To Prove It’s All About The Skill, And Here’s The Result

A good way to put your photography skills to the test is to find an ugly location and try to make the best of it. Following on from a previous post, …

99+ Photos That Will Show You The Cultures of the World

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their people from different cultures photos in the Cultures Of The World Photo contest with chances to …