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Simpsons Springfield Locales Imagined Moodily At Night

This is a series of illustrations by artist Tim Doyle imagining various Springfield locations from The Simpsons at night with an "evocative, moody" …

100 Ideas That Changed Art

On the heels of yesterday’s <i>100 Ideas That Changed Photography</i> comes <b>100 Ideas That Changed Art</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a succinct account of the most influential developments in the history of art, from cave paintings to the internet, compiled by art historian and broadcaster <b>Michael Bird</b>. From conceptual …

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I rely on the same, simple, inexpensive tool to help me pitch all of my ideas. I call it the one-page sell sheet. When crafted correctly, sell sheets stop people in their tracks.<p>Early in my career, I would make a sales call, set up a …

Your Custom Graphic Design Cheat Sheet

Do you ever make anything graphic for your business? If you're like most entrepreneurs, you'll end up doing your own graphics at some point, whether you want to or not! It's important to stick to a few graphic design rules and to create a guide you and your team can use to keep your brand …

100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design

<i>Psychedelia, found typography, and many ideas that shaped the way you absorb information</i><p>Heller and Vienne write in the introduction:<p>"[Big ideas] are notions, conceptions, inventions, and inspirations -- formal, pragmatic, and conceptual -- that have been employed by graphic designers to enhance all …

10 top typographic logos

It's tough enough to create an effective and memorable logo design, let alone one that uses typography alone. But often getting down to the bare …

Vintage Luggage Tags Reveal Graphic Design Trends From The 1920s

<b>Pop culture website</b> Buzzfeed has showcased a collection of vintage luggage tags from the 1920s to 1950s.<p><b>A luggage tag</b> was a label given to paying …

Flowchart: Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Graphic Designer?

<b>So you want</b> to be a graphic designer?<p><b>To help you determine</b> if you are meant to be in this creative profession, Michael Stout has created an …

Art History: Pop Art Motifs That Still Influence Modern Design

Pop Art is a significant artistic movement that originates from 1950s Britain and the early 1960s United States. It was suggestively named “pop” art …

8 Must-have Cheat Sheets for Web Designers and Developers

As a web designer or developer, it’s nearly impossible to remember multiple programming languages, frameworks, and keyboard shortcuts to various …

45+ Cool & Inspiring Poster Designs

This post covers a large collection of interesting poster designs that hopefully will help you boost your creativity.If you are looking for a …

Retro Logo Design Inspiration

• 48<br>• 0<br>• 6<br>• 3.5K<br>• 32<br>• 15<br>• 0<br>• 0<p>In today series we are collecting 40 Retro Logo Designs Inspiration. At the main time, the vintage and retro design is in all places, …

Graphic Design

Carmel Seymour's dreamy watercolors, now on Hi-Fructose: http://hifructose.com/2014/08/29/carmel-seymours-imaginative-watercolors-play-with-negative-space/

More Thoughts on Layout

Sorry it's been so long....Happy New Year. I hope the layout posts have been interesting. When I first went to CalArts, I was so convinced...

Cheating

<b>Above: Me shooting the breeze at the Illustration Academy</b><p>A few weeks ago Jon Foster and I gave an on-line lecture about the history of Spectrum at …

Norman Rockwell: American Originals

If you are a fan of Norman Rockwell you probably know that he was involved with and supported the Boy Scouts of America. In fact some of his earliest …

Imaginative Photographs That Mix Ordinary Objects and Simple Sketches

If you want a daily dose of creativity and humor, start following the Instagram account (@cintascotch) of art director Javier Pérez. The …

A Baroque Composition

I made a simple diagram to show the primary lines of this composition. It was basically a strong diagonal (blue line) going from one corner to the …

10 Things...Knowing When To Stop

<i>McCartney</i>. This is one way I finish a painting: most everything painted in. But to me, it's still not finished, even though it's been sold.<p><b>Practice</b> …

Illustrator Daniela Uhlig

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Para mais informações, acesse seu painel e, nas configurações do seu site, desative a opção "pausar" ou opte por "reiniciar seu website". Caso o …

Three Tips for Better Storytelling

Last time, we talked about how good storytelling can salvage even a poorly written book. As I mentioned in that post, storytelling skill is different …

10 “Easy” Steps To Illustration.

You toss armloads of passion, paper, paint and frustration into a single-minded person and let the dough rise for 25 years.<p>I think that every good …

A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App

On the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released the work as an interactive teaching tool along the lines of what the Bauhaus master originally intended.<p>Josef Albers, one of the best-known painters and educators to emerge from the German Bauhaus, …

Layout Tricks (part four)

Another simple way to get the effect you want from your layouts is to use the right shape language for the type of feeling you're trying to ...

A (Digital) Painter's Approach

Painting and drawing... painting and drawing... what's the difference exactly? And what do we mean by "painting" anyway (especially when there is no …

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

Artist Selfies: Everybody's Doing It

I'm not sure which half is more beautiful—Rebecca Guay or Rebecca's painting.<p>Kristina's notes: This card was an experiment in light for me. I wanted …