Design, CG Graphics & Inspiration

50 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

50 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials

Even when you are an experienced Adobe Photoshop user, it’s always nice and useful to learn about new tricks and techniques, which help you to improve your professional skills. As nothing in this world stands on the same place, a lot of handy tutorials are appear daily on the web. And we are as usually try to pick up the best material for our readers and always search for new stuff to share with you. This article shares with you 50 Creative Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials.

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Meet the Designer: Interview with Etienne Ledemay

Meet the Designer: Interview with Etienne Ledemay

Today we present to our readers an interview with Etienne Ledemay, a French AD and Interfaces designer.

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Collection of Amazing High-Detailed Pixelart

Collection of Amazing High-Detailed Pixelart

Some time ago we have posted a roundup 70+ Amazing High-Detailed Pixelart From Rod Hunt and eBoy Arts Inc. and in this post we want to share with you some new inspiring examples of Amazing High-Detailed Pixelart. In this collection we present to your attention the most colorful and interesting examples of this kind of digital art. To view the pictures in full size, simply click on them. Enjoy it and share your opinion in comments!

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40 New and Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

40 New and Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

Icons are one of the most important features of any web related project and good icons are like a real godsend for web designers. Every designer knows that icons can do a lot when it’s needed to make a design look complete. Previously, we’ve shared with our readers some good collections of free icons and now it’s the time to provide you with some new sets you might find useful and even to add some of them to your collection. So, today we present 40 New and Free Icon Sets.

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  • January 20, 2012,
  • AndrewG

Meet the Designer: Interview with Giulia Baldini

Meet the Designer: Interview with Giulia Baldini

In this post we would like to present to your attention an interview with a really interesting and creative person. Giulia Baldini was born in Rome in 1986. She always had the distinguished interest to the world of graphic arts and design. In 2008 she joined Academy of Art and New Technology in Rome and had the course in graphic design. In 2009 she becomes advertising and graphic designer and in 2010 graphic visualizer. In 2011 she becomes assistant art director.

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Creating Cartoon Characters: New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

Creating Cartoon Characters:  New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

The first thing that comes in our mind when we see cartoon characters is that they are funny, nice and beautiful. In the last few years cartoon characters became very popular and you can see them almost everywhere. Today designers use all their skills, creativeness and of course Adobe Illustrator to make them look really awesome and attractive to us. So, if you’ve got an idea to create your own vector characters, first check our post with 14 new Adobe Illustrator Tutorials! These tutorials will be useful for beginners, intermediate and advance users of Adobe illustrator in creating vector characters and we hope it could help to expand your creativity and imagination.

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Alice in Wonderland Fan Art

Alice in Wonderland Fan Art

After the publication of The Legend of Zelda Fan Art collection, a very interesting idea came to us and we decided to continue the theme of fan art with the well-known work of Lewis Carroll – Alice in Wonderland. All of us familiar with this novel since our childhood – someone from the books and someone from the cartoons. It tells of a girl named Alice who finds herself in a fantasy world (Wonderland) where she meets the White rabbit, the Cheshire cat, the Hatter, the Dodo, Bill the Lizard, the Caterpillar, the Duchess, the Queen of Hearts and others. Also, year ago appeared a 3D screen version of Alice in Wonderland with Tim Burton’s newly re-imagined look at this story. For those, who are the real fans of this novel we’ve compiled an amazing set of artworks, which will take you away to the mysterious Wonderland. So fall down with us to a rabbit hole and enjoy the world of fantasy!

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  • September 11, 2011,
  • AndrewG

16 New Photoshop Gradient Packs

16 New Photoshop Gradient Packs

Every web designer knows that in order to get the job done quickly and efficiently, one should have a certain set of handy tools, which can be accessed at any time. Color gradients are not an exception. As you probably know, the gradient is a fill consisting of two or more colors smoothly blending together. The use of color gradients in creating a beautiful design and implementing it to your backgrounds, buttons, logos, and artwork is both simple and effective. In this post we’ve compiled the freshest and the best Photoshop color gradients you might want to try and add to your collection.

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  • September 2, 2011,
  • AndrewG

70+ Amazing High-Detailed Pixelart From Rod Hunt and eBoy Arts Inc.

70+ Amazing High-Detailed Pixelart From Rod Hunt and eBoy Arts Inc.

Pixel art is a form of digital art, created with the help of raster graphics software, where images are edited on the pixel level. It was used in old 8-bit computer and video games, graphing calculator games, and many mobile phone. Nevertheless, when you look at the awesome pixel art images they still awake some nostalgic feelings. We would like to share with you the most Amazing High-Detailed Pixelart pictures that will take you back in time. All these works were created by eBoy Arts Inc. and Rod Hunt. To get more cool and beautiful examples visit the official sites. Enjoy it!

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Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus

Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus

An infographic dissecting the nature and ramifications of Stuxnet, the first weapon made entirely out of code. This was produced for Australian TV program HungryBeast on Australia’s ABC1

Direction and Motion Graphics: Patrick Clair
Written by: Scott Mitchell

Production Company: Zapruder’s Other Films.

  • July 21, 2011,
  • AndrewG

The State of Wikipedia by JESS3

The State of Wikipedia by JESS3

Created by JESS3: The State of Wikipedia not only explores the rich history and inner-workings of the web-based encyclopedia, but it’s also a celebration of its 10th anniversary. With more than 17 million articles in over 270 languages, Wikipedia has undoubtedly become one of the most visited and relied upon sites on the web today.

The fourth video in our the “State of” series, JESS3 is proud to release The State of Wikipedia as our first video of 2011. And, as if it weren’t good enough, the video features none other than one of the co-founders himself, Jimmy Wales, as the narrator.

The State of Wikipedia by JESS3

Interesting and Funny Infographics

Interesting and Funny Infographics

Infographics, or information graphics, are made to visualize and represent different types of data. Designers who create infographics are real magicians, because they make tedious statistics, facts and other types of information look really nice, interesting, creative and easy to understand. Thanks to these beautiful and sometimes extraordinary graphs figures don’t seem that boring. Below you’ll find a great collection of colorful, simple and funny infographics that might inspire you. Hope you’ll enjoy it!

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Showcase Of 70 Cool CG Cartoon Characters

Showcase Of 70 Cool CG Cartoon Characters

Do you like watching cartoons? And do you know how hard it is to create a really worth cartoon character and how many people are working on it? Today there is a great amount of 3D tools and applications that provide a wide range of techniques to model your character and transfer it from concept art to 3D model. In this collection we bring you 70 funny and amazing CG cartoon characters that might inspire you or just evoke your smile. We did a good job and gathered here artworks of the best CG artists. Hope youll enjoy it! Download 3D Characters

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