Archive for February, 2010

City Lights: Free March 2010 Calendar Wallpaper

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This post is part of the free calendar wallpaper series. Each month I create a new wallpaper featuring the current calendar. Looking at the same image over and over again is not very stimulating. Hence having a new desktop background each month should help getting your creative juices flowing. March 2010 Calendar Wallpaper is entitled “City Lights”. I hope you like it. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Josh Cochran

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
Josh Cochran is a Brooklyn based illustrator who grew up in California and Taiwan. His drawings have a certain old school vibe to them. For more inspiration make sure to visit Josh’s portfolio at joshcochran.net. I just wish I could draw like that. + Continue Reading

Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Spiral Galaxy in 5 Easy Steps

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This tutorial will teach you how to create a Spiral Galaxy in Photoshop using nothing but filters and simple transformation tools. The tutorial is aimed at beginners and you’ll learn techniques involving different transformation modes, the clouds filter, selection option and using blending modes. Should you run into any trouble feel free to leave a comment to enquire about it. So lets get started. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Justin M. Maller

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
Justin M. Maller is a freelance illustrator and art director based in Melbourne, Australia. He has been creating digital art for over eight years, and has produced professionally in both a private and studio based capacity for the last three. Justin is also the Creative Director of depthCORE, an international modern art collective established in June 2002. Find a small selection of Justin’s work below. Visit his portfolio for more inspiration. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Rik Oostenbroek aka NKeo

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
Rik Oostenbroek, aka NKeo, is a 19 year old graphic designer from the Netherlands who’s been working in the field for over 4 years now. I would describe Rik’s style as random geometric grunge art though he also masters the ever popular lightning effects. Mixing vibrant colours with awesome compositions is what he does best. Below is a selection of 10 pieces, but make sure to visit his portfolio and deviantArt profile for more plenty more inspiration. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Brian D. Smith

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.
Today’s featured artist is Brian D. Smith from Dallas, TX. Here’s a small selection of his vibrant digital art. For more inspiration visit Brian’s portfolio at skynerve.com. + Continue Reading

Sundown: Free February 2010 Calendar Wallpaper

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This post is part of the free calendar wallpaper series. Each month I create a new wallpaper featuring the current calendar. Looking at the same image over and over again is not very stimulating. Hence having a new desktop background each month should help getting your creative juices flowing. February 2010 Calendar Wallpaper is entitled “Sundown”. + Continue Reading