Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Roundup – March 2014

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About 200 years ago (give or take) it was a real risky choice, making your living out of producing images. Painters were, mostly, starving bohemians that sold their works for a meal or something to drink, and the few that did have success where mostly born into it. Now, in an age where basically everyone has access to information, everybody wants art.

Design Inspiration: 25 Awesome Gothic Vector Illustrations

“Gothic” is kind of a catch-all term nowadays, in that it can mean whatever you want it to mean. Still, most of the meanings that come to mind when thinking of the word have a touch of macabre to them. Usually, “gothic” designates something scary, most of the times something that involves death and/or pessimism. Even so, the style was quickly associated with a bunch of arts, like painting, sculpture and modern day graphic design.

Draw Design Inspiration from Free Japanese Vector Illustrations

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I thought we would gather some fresh inspirational forces for the weekend today with a showcase of amazing Japanese vector art. This particular style became a trend at some point in the graphic design domain because of its intricacy and particular use of color. Certain vector elements such as geishas, bonsai and cherry trees, koi […]

Interview with Talented Graphic Artist Andreas Krapf

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Andreas Krapf is a German illustrator and graphic designer with a unique view of the world that makes his work stand out. I stumbled upon some of his illustrations recently and just had to tell you guys about him! He studied Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Würzburg, Germany and has been working […]

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5 New Mythical Creatures Vector Packs & 10 Drop-Dead T-Shirt Designs from Designious.com!

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Boy do we have some awesome stuff for you guys this week! I’m talking about some top notch vector packs with mythical creatures and a set of brand new 10 t-shirt designs that will knock you off your feet! From raging lions, flying horses, Thunderbirds, unicorns, dragons and scary mermaids to gargoyles, these are the most freaky creatures you have ever seen! You will make some jaws drop if you use these vector elements in your designs, trust me!

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Let Your Mind Wonder with Great Travel Design Ideas

Artists draw inspiration for their work from life experiences, feelings, people and mainly their inhabited environment. A great part of the world lives in urban surroundings and thus, numerous illustrations with this theme are created. Some appreciate the fast pace of the city life and on the other hand, some enjoy the calm and quiet […]

Let Your Imagination Fly – Birds Design Inspiration

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Even though spring seems further and further away because of these mountains of snow that are falling upon us, I am set on spreading the warm feeling through some awesome design resources. So I’ve chosen for today beautiful and funny illustrations with birds. When you think of spring you automatically see flowers, feel the warmth […]

Web Design Inspiration – Texture Must-haves

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Seeing as last time we talked about patterns, I though I would continue the discussion and show you today some awesome textures that can prove useful in almost any design project. I’ve rounded up the basic ten textures that practically pop up around you, everywhere you look. I think the environment surrounding us can be […]