Browsing articles tagged with " creating"
May
19
2015

Old Keys And Coins Transformed Into Beautiful Art By Michael Moerkerk

Sometimes to make a good living out of art you need to think outside the box, in fact, this is a key quality to have! Well, one artist used this term literally and created an awesome set of art pieces using nothing but keys and coins. Michael Moerkerk is working under the blowtorch to create his art pieces, The Australian started his career creating spheres and balls but moved up from there to create amazing bottles […]

May
14
2015

Low-Poly Self Portrait Tutorial

Here I’ll show you step-by-step how to create a stylish low-poly portrait in Illustrator and Photoshop. The secret to creating works in this style is working from the best reference photos – and first off Breno reveals how to capture these (using himself as a model). He then reveals how to work these up in Photoshop, then create a vector version in Illustrator.You don’t need to be an expert in Illustrator or Photoshop to follow this tutorial, […]

Jul
25
2013

Creating Daft Punk Poster With Illustrator

Daft Punk is releasing their new album next month, titled Random Access Memories. While biking around in San Francisco I started seeing some posters and billboards on walls advertising the new album and was inspired by the amazing artwork. Of course I’ve always wanted to do something for Daft Punk so this post’s timing seems just about right. So in this post I will show you how to create a simple and minimalistic poster for […]

Jul
25
2013

Bodyscapes Photography

A selection of images by Carl Warner creating landscapes from the human form. An alternative portrait of a human being whose body becomes a landscape of themselves and plays on the sense of space in which we dwell. The external view of ourselves therefore becomes a more abstract and perhaps more intimate reflection of our inner being when viewed as a landscape or given a sense of place.               […]

May
11
2013

Ways of Bringing Back Creativity

As creative people, there are those days that our brain seems dead. No ideas coming in, run out of creative fuel while thinking of the deadliest deadlines of projects on going. Commonly known as creative block, many are faced with this kind of situation either caused by personal problems, mental block, emotional barrier, communication breakdown, etc. All people in the creative industry is experiencing it. A writer, designer, painter, sculptor or even an art director is once […]

Dec
28
2012

Creating a Christmas Themed Repeating Pattern

My special Christmas post might be a little late this year, but what better time to post a fun Christmas themed tutorial than on Christmas Eve? Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a repeating vector pattern. We’ll use Illustrator’s Blob brush to create simple vector doodles then place them together to create a repeating pattern, much like Christmas wrapping paper. If you’re seeing this after the holidays, don’t worry, the same technique […]

Dec
19
2012

Realistic Makeup with Photoshop

It’s true. Women spend a lot of time getting ready. That is because the makeup application process is quite tedious and time-consuming. The physical process of applying makeup involves concealing blemishes and painting the face with rich colors. In many ways, the process mirrors that of digital retouching techniques. In this tutorial, we will explain how to apply makeup digitally using many of the same techniques that women use to apply physical makeup to their […]

Dec
19
2012

Create Lomo Effects with Photoshop

Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Model 1 Model 2 Step 1 Begin by opening your images and navigating to the Window Tab of Photoshop. In the Window Tab click Actions (Alt+ F9). Once you have opened the actions panel you can begin creating your first lomo leak. Step 2 Now that you have the actions panel open, we can begin our first light leak. Start by clicking […]

Mar
28
2012

Createing One-Page Web Design Layout with Photoshop

In this tutorial we will explain how to create a one-page retro web design using Adobe Photoshop. While most of the design is created in Photoshop, we will also use Illustrator to create various shapes and elements. Let’s get started!   This tutorial was a collaboration with Ciursa Ionut. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Retro Icons Tileables Shapes Pack Tileables Lines Pack Muncie font Oswald font Open Sans […]

Mar
14
2012

Photography in Web Design

Using big photographs in a web design, either as the background or part of the content, is a great way to easily set the overall mood of a site. However, when doing this, you run the risk of creating a site that it visually too busy. That’s why most site’s that you see making use of big images have an overall minimal style when it comes to the other design elements. For today’s inspiration, we’ve […]

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