Texture Use in Web Design
Textures, which add a desired affect or background to an image or website, are now becoming more commonplace in graphic design and web design in general. Textures are basically overlaid patterns on images or backgrounds. Usually intended to make the design feel more realistic, they can consists of photographs of rock or soil, cloth, or any other type of material.Why Are Murals Created
What do the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, the meditation caves of Ajanta, India, the Western side of the (former) Berlin Wall, and the Mayan Temple of Bonompak have in common? They are all great landmarks, significant parts of history; and more, they’re all murals – large-scale graphic expressions of the most important ideas of their respective societies. Today, in the age of digital clouds, 3D printing, and holography we tend to forget about expressive possibilities residing in what lies directly in front of us: immense expanses of wall, floor, and ceiling space that literally create our…Islamic Arts and Architecture of Mosques in Brunei
Islamic art forms evolved in a unique fashion. One of the reasons for this was the idolatrous taboos placed on imagery. The result of such restrictions can be seen in the alternative representations for their religious deity and the visual worship of him.Resizing Images for the Web
Did you know most visitors to your website decide in 5 to 8 seconds whether they’re going to hang around or not?? Sad but true. The core of your site is about its images so you better have fast loading visuals if you want visitors to delve deeper. If your images take 28 seconds to load then the majority of them will have left your site before it even shows up on the screen.Adobe CS6 – How Can This Help Your Business?
Early last year Adobe launched Creative Suite 6 (CS6), and with it brought some amazing new tools and features that are unparalleled when compared to previous models. What really makes CS6 stand out is how simple it is to use. Adobe has really taken the time to listen to what people have to say and has engineered a more bespoke platform that can enhance and benefit your workflow. Creative Suite has played a fundamental role in design over the years and it can now be said it’s a key part to your offering whether you’re a designer, developer, photographer or social media agency professional. This article is a guide for how the new tools can help your business grow and develop.7 Tips For Entering The World Of 3D Modeling!
So, you watched Toy Story and you thought “YES! This is what I want to do for the rest of my life!”… welcome to the world of 3D! I’m a self-taught CG Artist who started 8 years ago and today, I want to share with you a couple of tips of things I’ve learned along the way.Tanya Davis and the MunnyWorld Experiment
Tanya is an artist of many talents who does not limit herself to just one medium. She produces art in polymer clay, pencil, acrylic paint, mica powder pigments, Prismacolor markers, and digital photography. Her foremost style is Steampunk and also uses art deco lines and often just pulls designs straight from nature. For this artist-interview we will focus on her latest endeavor with DIY vinyl doll customization.Cartoon Drawing: How to Draw Anything Under the Sun With Effortless Ease
If you are new to drawing [or even if you are a seasoned pro] you will agree with me learning to draw can be time taking. There are so many things to learn and practice. And if you want to make it big & take this art form up as your career you have to engage in even more serious level of practice. But fortunately true cartoon drawing enthusiasts hardly ever take note of handwork involved here as they find it to be really satisfying.Perspective Drawing – Pencil Or Pen – Which One Should I Use?
Producing perspective drawings is very much like creating a technical drawing and a piece of art all at the same time. There is a lot to the technical process and technique when you put down your first perspective lines- which in reality are construction lines – and it seems that using a pencil would give the best results. A hard-ish pencil would yield a tight precise and neat drawing.Logos: Graphic Design Tips
When you design a logo, try to make it original and forward moving. Do a little research to make sure it will appeal to your target audience.