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How Do You Redesign The Simpsons?

The Simpsons has one of the strongest, most complete visual brands on Earth. What happens when you tear it apart?<p>Why are the Simpsons yellow? According to Matt Groening, that unmistakable hue was chosen because it was unmistakable. “An animator came up with the Simpsons’ yellow and as soon as she …

Graphic Design. Communication Beyond Words.

Through its history, mankind has invented loads of different ways to communicate and spread the ideas or information. Nowadays, we can see that …

IDG Contributor Network: Apple Pencil: 3 sites that will teach you how to draw

When Apple released the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, there was a great deal of appreciation expressed by artists around the world. The combination of …

Apple Pencil

20 Free Photoshop Actions All Designers Must Have

Automated scripts save time and improve workflow in all creative fields. Adobe products like Photoshop offer scripts called <b>actions</b> that automate a …

Tutorials

Abstract Compositions by Jesús Perea

Abstract compositions by Spanish visual artist and graphic designer Jesús Perea.<p>I hardly find words to describe how much I love Jesús Perea’s …

Art

Adaptive Images – No Coding Needed to Produce a Brilliant-Looking Website?

The secret to implementing the latest website design practices naturally requires keeping up with the latest design trends. It also requires making …

Web Design

Adobe launches all-new design tool

Today, Adobe has revealed a new design tool that it hopes will help designers take user experience to the next level and aid prototype building. …

50+ fresh resources for designers, March 2016

How’s it going, compadres? This month’s roundup hand-picked from all across the web includes icons, design assets, illustrations, vector artwork, UI …

'Real Life Hitman' gives YouTubers control over an actual Agent 47

Watch what happens when Hitman gets real<p><i>Hitman</i> developer IO Interactive has teamed up with Realm Pictures to create a real-life version of the stealth-based action game. The video, seen above, is nearly 10 minutes of YouTubers — like Smosh and members of the OpTic Gaming esports team — playing …

Behind The Scenes On A Fancy Video Game Trailer

Unit Image made “Yesterday”, the big hype trailer for <i>The Division</i>. With the game now out, they’ve released a great series of videos and images …

Here’s a Trick for Removing Noise in Photoshop While Keeping Details

Want to remove noise in a high ISO photo while preserving the details and textures in your shot? Here’s a simple photography and Photoshop technique …

105 Questions And Answers About Gears Of War 4

With Microsoft's purchase, development of the Gears of War series has shifted from Epic Games to The Coalition. With a new developer and a fresh …

Batman '89 Series Would Have Picked Up Where Tim Burton Left Off

The recent success of DC Comic's Batman 66' has made some wonder what other Batman TV or film properties could make the transition to comics, and if …

1000 New FREE Vector Mini Icons For Web Designers (PSD / AI / EPS / PNG / SVG)

This is a really huge set of vector mini icons designed and released as a freebie by <b>Ray Cheung</b>.These icons will look great with clean and minimal web …

Graphic Design

A Logo Design from Scratch: The L.A. Soccer Team’s Mark

Never underestimate the importance of a magic marker. Designer Matthew Wolff never will.While working as a freelance designer, Spark Creative House …

Graphic Design

19 beautifully detailed works of art created using only Microsoft Paint

And while those doodles can be hilarious, that doesn't mean Paint can't be used for something much more impressive.<p>In fact, dozens of artists have used it to craft amazingly detailed works of art.<p>From celebrity portraits to beautiful skylines, here are some of the most creative paintings made in MS …

Craft the perfect portfolio in a day with the new Computer Arts

It's easy to neglect your portfolio. Whether it's work deadlines, freelance, friends or family, there's always something more pressing.<p>But for …

Graphic Design

3 online style guides that do it right

2015 seemed like the year of style guides. While it's awesome to see more and more websites sharing their design guidelines online, there are a few …

Style Guides

Adobe Creative Cloud – “The Martian” Screen Graphics

Using Adobe Creative Cloud, Territory studio has created a range of screen graphics for the movie “The Martian”.<p>Territory studio specializes in a …

Graphic Design

The 7-Minute Guide to Flat Design 2.0

Flat design is more than a passing trend. The aesthetic will continue to evolve and is sticking around thanks to its roots in design theory …

UI Design

Website Logo Placement for Maximum Brand Recall

<b>Summary:</b> Users are 89% more likely to remember logos shown in the traditional top-left position than logos placed on the right.<p>Showing a logo in the …

This is What Adobe’s Dehaze Slider Does to Photos of the Night Sky

Adobe’s new Dehaze slider has been wowing photographers since it was launched for Lightroom and Adobe Camera RAW last month. We’ve seen what it can …

Awesome Art Picks: Wonder Woman, Deadpool, Rey, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Drawing

The 6 best tools for creating infographics

It's quite remarkable to see what you can do within a web browser these days. HTML5 and improved internet connections have enabled us to do just …

Check Out These New Batman v Superman/Suicide Squad Action Figures

New action figures based on the upcoming movies <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> and <i>Suicide Squad</i> will be featured at the New York Toy Fair. Batman, Superman, and Harley Quinn are among the characters getting the action figure treatment.<p>DC Collectibles announced the action figure line in a press …

Comic Books

Clever and Hilarious Illustrations Make Your Day

These simple but witty illustrations were created by talented artist Tango which can easily put a smile on your face. All those things happen in our …

Tumblr

28 Genius Photoshop Tricks

Like it or not, the key to your success as a digital photographer won’t be determined simply by your creative eye, the quality of your camera gear, …