Colorful Illustrations by Carlos Lerma

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Carlos Lerma is an incredibly talented illustrator and designer. He has over ten years of experience in the field and he is trying to amaze us, one day at a time. Based in Cancun, Mexico, Carlos is bringing us joy with his colorful illustrations – whether they are renditions of Hell Boy, The Gremlins, Batman, or even Doctor Hannibal Lecter, he is doing a terrific job.

Design Inspiration: 8 Best Web Design Galleries

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Inspiration hits you when you don’t expect it. That is why we, creative professionals, have to constantly be in a medium that inspires us. Everyone gets their inspiration differently, but it doesn’t hurt to try new things. Maybe you will find a muse that you never dreamed of, and it will take you to new design heights. Gazing at galleries truly is a guilty pleasure of mine.

Freelance Web Developer vs. Web Development Firm

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Both parties have pros and cons, it gets to the point that both have obvious flaws, and tremendous advantages over the other. What are you willing to sacrifice to go for the other? Don’t try it first hand, hear us out a bit, and then decide. It will only take you minutes, and not months.

Stunning Surreal Photography by Oleg Oprisco

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Photography is one of the most fantastic inventions mankind has ever came up with. It is both an art and a science, helping us enrich both our minds and our hearts by capturing small moments for all eternity. Today we will show you Oleg Oprisco’s work, one of the most talented photographers that Ukraine has to offer. The artist discovered his love for photography at age 16, when he started taking photos of friends and acquaintances. Within two years, he moved to Kiev to begin work in advertisement.

Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Roundup – September 2014

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Each month, we do a roundup of the best tutorials we have found in the past 30 days, and post it on our website. All so that you do not have to waste precious time searching for the right tutorials, and so that we can do our part in helping the world have better designers. Let us kick off this month’s roundup.

Artist of the Week: Sculptural book art by Brian Dettmer

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You can call Brian Dettmer a marvelous sculptor, a one of a kind artist, a genius of the highest level, but I think book worm fits him best. Brian is a New York based artist, born in 1974 in Naperville, Illinois, and for the past decade or so, he has amazed the world with his beautiful sculptural books. Yes, you read it right. He sculpts books.

Amazing Surreal Oil Paintings by Joel Rea

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Joel Rea is an incredibly talented artist that uses hyperrealism in his oil paintings. While gawking at his paintings, for a moment there, I lost myself into them, and started reminiscing about days past. It has a sort of mesmerizing attribute that not only makes my imagination wander, but also makes my memories to come back in a cluster of emotions.