A photograph captures a single moment in time. But what if you want to photograph wildlife in action, a car hurtling round a racetrack or the movement of tall grass in the breeze? If you know how to depict motion photographically, your images will come to life instantly. Here is a brief outline of how you can use different shutter speeds and panning to introduce movement into your photographs.
Recreating entire 3D objects directly from the virtual space of a computer to real life is a reality made possible by a number of different technologies. This article will focus on the one 3D printing technology that enjoys the upsides of speed, precision, and thanks to breakthroughs in design, affordability: stereolithography.
Being a photographer isn’t always about shooting sunrises and butterflies. Some artists shoot the darkness of both nature and humanity. Shutterstock contributor Yaroslav Gerzhedovich beautifully conveys a spooky – even haunted – mood that leaves you captivated. Gerzhedovich achieves his darkened shades using a variety of techniques both by hand and on the computer that he says combine to form something “between surrealism and fantasy.”
Remember I promised that I would also post a roundup with the most popular Illustrator tutorials from 2012? Well, this is it. And this isn’t the only piece of good news that I’ve prepared for you; from now on, I’m also going to post a monthly roundup with Illustrator tutorials, to help you improve your necessary skills for creating exceptional vector illustrations.
I thought it would be fun (and useful) to officially start this year off with a retrospect of the most popular Photoshop tutorials from 2012. Today we’re going to use all of our design resources to learn how to paint a furry cartoon character, how to code a Photoshop file to a working website (PSD to HTML), how to create a “Two-Faced” digital painting, how to create and use smart objects in Photoshop and much, much more.
I’ve chosen to bring an infographic to your attention today because I’m positive that most of you, like myself, will recognize themselves in it. It’s made by our friends from Psychologydegree.net and it speaks about our addiction to social media and the psychological ramifications behind it. Find out how many internet users such as yourself own at least one social media account, how much time they spend on it, how many updates they generate, why they add friends and much more.
I was taking a break from the usual cruising for design inspiration and I stumbled across this cool infographic. It got me thinking about how hooked on technology we’ve become so I actually read it from beginning to end, mainly because I could really relate. While scrolling down, I was picturing myself falling asleep with my phone in the bed. But hey, you have to stay in touch, right?
It’s time for that awesome collection of the most useful design tutorials that were released this past month. And since we’re entering the month of December, I’ve also added one on how to create a holiday card. Also, learn how to age a young woman, how to create a knitted argyle text effect, an autumn-themed 3D text effect, how to shade and apply texture to line art, how to draw a cartoon monster character, how to draw a rally car, how to create an awesome splashing sneaker and much more.
I am very proud to present to you today an exclusive sneak preview of Tim Flach’s upcoming book and photography exhibition called More Than Human that will be held at Osborne Samuel Gallery in London. I stumbled upon Tim’s work one day and was absolutely blown away by his one-of-a-kind, heartwarming animal portraits. Let’s take a look at Flach’s discourse on photography, his aim as an artist and a short yet enticing biography.
It’s been a while since I came up with something to inspire you guys, so today I thought I’d surprise you with the unique work of the Internet famous Dito Von Tease. The Italian artist also referred to as “il Dito” (the Finger) adapted his nickname after the burlesque icon Dita Von Teese because of her ingenuous disguises. He says that it’s “a funny invitation to people to be curious about the complex mystery of personal identities”.