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Today we feature the amazing works of James White who mainly focuses on retro futuristic designs. His style is very distinctive and great to gain inspiration, as I’m sure you will all agree. Living and working in Nova Scotia, Canada James has over ten years experience as a designer and has worked on an array of personal art projects and with clients ranging from Toyota to Wired & Computer Arts magazines plus various other publications.
Today we present to you 20 logos from around the web, hopefully you havent seen any of them! These have been hand picked for their simplicity and general design awesomeness.
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20 Awesome Inspirational Logos From 2010
Here we feature an artist who goes by the name of “ ROAN “, for the design savvy amongst you will remember him from the PSD Tuts post about South American Artists in which he was featured – This is truly awesome design and illustration. This is an extract from his folio which I hope will inspire you . “Recently I was commissioned by my friends Accept & Proceed, to create a black & white illustration, which was a “Call to Arms” to a Mexican soccer club called Club America, and this piece may reflect its essence and passion for this sport.” Here is what he produced The Typography below looks alive, im sure i can almost see a heart with the main arteries and blood vessels flowing through it.
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Nike Football City Typography Treatment
I finally had a chance to create some Fractal Photoshop Brushes and here they are. These are very useful for getting unique space effects and abstract compositions, such as a solar flares. The brushes are all at a 2500 x 2500px – Maximum quality
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8 Free Fantastic Fractal Photoshop Brushes
Whilst looking through Behance I discovered a female illustrator called Irina Vinnik from Saint Petersburg, Russia. Her illustrations immediately struck me as being fantastically detailed. Drawn in a moleskin they have a quiet unassuming quality that makes them even more interesting
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Featured Illustrator: The Super Talented Irina Vinnik
This week we bring a concept car design from the Jaguar design team . This is a fantastic look into how a concept car is created from initial sketch to augmented reality hologram, thank you to Amar Vaya for using a CC license Jaguar 2040 : What is Luxury in 2040? The Initial Idea In an intelligent and self-developed age, society will bring luxury to a new status.
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Jaguar Concept Car 2040: What is Luxury in 2040?
Today we decided to give you some inspiration; business cards are an important and also fun aspect to branding oneself or company, especially when you’re in the business of design. I tried to choose a variety that covered a broad selection not just the gimmicky and in vogue cards that whilst being creative and original can be over done.
15 Fantastic Business Cards for Your Inspiration
These textures are all taken with a tripod to ensure accuracy. They are all at a very large 3264 x 2448 so will come in handy on a variety of projects. They are of various shrubs trees and plants from nature in the British Summer.
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15 Stunning Free Hi-Res Nature Textures
Summer is finally here (for the Northern Hemisphere) which inspired me to gather together some stunning nature inspired wallpapers. Hopefully these will bring you as much inspiration as they did me.
Here we have a selection of various Photoshop photo effect tutorials fresh from this year. They are all in Photoshop but if there are enough requests, I’m sure we can do some in other photo editing programs too. You might also enjoy these posts: 11 Great photoshop photo effects tutorials 16 Great Photoshop Light Effect Tutorials Create a Devastating Twister With Photo Manipulation Techniques Create a Dark and Surreal Poster Using Your Own Portrait Photoshop Tutorial: Create a children’s book illustration Create a Beautiful and Dramatic Scene With Photo Manipulations Super Easy Typographic Portrait in Photoshop Create a Vivid Themed Illustration Using Simple Hand-Drawn Elements Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop Design a Surreal Desert Scene in Photoshop Use Photo Manipulation and 3D Layers to Design a Surreal Cover Art Illustration Melting Girl in Photoshop How to Create a Matte Painting Inspired Scene Making of Urban How to Make a High-Impact Fashion Poster in Photoshop Matte Painting: Create A Distressed Surreal Cityscape Photoshop Tutorial: Create dynamic lighting
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15 Fresh Photo Effect Tutorials From 2010
I like to think that this is a list of some of the more high quality 3D text effect tutorials out there, Some of these aren’t for the faint hearted as they use programs such as Xara and 3DS Max, then they are imported in to Photoshop to get the desired results. While some are quite labour intensive there are some that can be quite easily achieved just by using Photoshop …see my selection below.
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15 Awesome 3D Text Effect Tutorials
Ive been looking around the web to try and find some examples of clean well structured sites, this maybe a unique layout or just simply presented well with some good typography, spacing or initial first impression of the site, here are just a few of the ones im liking. Brian Hoff Kyle Steed Spoon Graphics Sushi and Robots New To York Adrian Pelletier Ribbons of Red Purple Rain Cloud Snook Tobias Ahlin Srburns 8 Interactive Stuff and Nonsense Lift Interactive Jason Reynolds Marten dejongh Mutt Ink Rainbeau Mars Mark Boulton Simple Bits Ainsworth Studio The Darling Tree Pixel Craft z8 Glue Comments Have your seen any well designed web sites on your travels around the web, if so feel free to post a link in the comments?
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25 Examples of Clean and Well designed Web Sites
We had some old picture frames in bags so I took the opportunity to take photos of them and remove the backgrounds and the actual paintings in Photoshop and create some stock .png images for you to use in you art work. Yup that’s right they have transparent backgrounds so there pretty much ready to be used, check them out below from flickr. Rapidshare Download (12.36mb Zip File) http://rapidshare.com/files/274710877/Stock-Picture-Frames.zip Mediafire Download (12.36mb Zip File) http://www.mediafire.com/file/zdmo3j5ttkz/Stock-Picture-Frames.zip Usage Terms Free to use for commercial and non commercial work no credit or link back needed, but please don’t redistribute or sell them as your own
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5 Free Hi-Res Stock Picture Frame Images
I’ve selected various Photoshop tutorials that I’m liking at the moment for light effects, some have quite cool techniques on how to achieve the end result that can be applied to a million different designs (try and experiment with them), check them out below. You might also enjoy: 25 Examples of Light and Space Effects In Web Design 25 Examples of Light Effects In Web Design Design a Vista Styled Wallpaper Windows Vista Aurora Effect Design a Vibrant Blackberry Inspired Ad NoPattern “Jumper” Effect Mysterious Lighting Effect How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks Creating a Mac-Type Background Luminescent Lines Create a Glowing Light Painting Effect Abstract Dust And Spray Effect Make a dreamy abstract background Digital Bokeh effect Abstract Lines Background Abstract Light Rays Drawing an Abstract Lightbulb How to create 3D abstract circles Comments Do you have any favourite tutorials that you have seen for light effects?
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16 Great Photoshop Light Effect Tutorials
Here’s a free repeating pattern that is ideal to be used as a twitter background, created from some Victorian images from some books I’ve arranged them in a way that they will tile perfectly… how convenient! A few of you may know that I’m really in to my ornaments and swirls so you can get a bit of inspiration from this post I wrote earlier: Ornamental design inspiration – Baroque Download The Background There are 3 variations to choose from below – Right Click the image and “Save As” Light Dark Stained The subtle stains were added using my free grunge stained paper textures. Example In Use Click the image to see a biger preview Comments If you use it on your twitter profile feel free to post a link in the comments so we can all see it in action
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Freebie: Tiled Ornamental Twitter Background