123FourFive remix challenge. by *beaucoupzero on deviantART
Matei Apostolescu (beacoupzero) has launched the Remix Challenge again. The goal is to use the different elements of the artwork 123fourFive and rearrange them build a new design. I really love Matei’s art and this challenge is a great way to get an inside look. Everyone is allowed to submit 2 remixes and the deadline is the 29th September 2008. For all terms and to download the source files click here. Just wanted to stress that you are not allowed to use any files provided other than for the purpose of this contest. Get creative for the chance to win a canvas print of the original piece.
Linn Olofsdotter is an insanely talented illustrator from Sweden who’s now working in Brazil. She got a tutorial in the August issue of Computer Arts Magazine which should be available soon on their website. If you can’t wait try to get your hands on a copy. It’s well worth it! Linn Olofsdotter combines hand drawn elements with beautiful colour schemes and awesome textures. I really wish I had her talent. This is a premiere for fudgegraphics. Linn is the first female artist to be featured on fudgegraphics, but I hope there’ll be more to come. Below is a selection of her work. More inspiration from her massive portfolio.
If you’re anything like me you’ll be collecting high resolution brushes like crazy. That’s why I’ve put together a new set of Photoshop brushes for you. There are a total of 11 brushes in the collection and they are the largest possible: all of them are a stunning 2500 px. There’s no higher resolution possible than that. For once it wasn’t messy to produce the brushes. It was challenging at times though when I tried to scan a pillow triple the size of the machine. I really hope that you like the brush set. Download after the jump.
Whenever I go into London City I have to go into Urban Outfitters. It is by far my favourite clothing shop. As always I had to make a choice: which t-shirts to buy and which to leave for a later day. That’s when I decided to write a post about the great tees you can get from Urban Outfitters. Seriously, if you got the chance to visit one of their stores then do it. Apart from the great clothes they’ve got funny accessories and even sell Lomo cameras. So these are the t-shirts I’m particularly fond of. Which one do you like best?
Junk Food Clothing:
I just discovered this great music video by Supergrass for a song called Bad Blood. I didn’t even know the song although I got a couple of their albums. It’s hard to explain why this video is so awesome. Have a look and find out for yourself.
With temperature rising to 26 ºC (in London) and above there’s no better time to get in the mood for summer. Who knows how long it will last. Therefore I put together a collection of the best summer wallpapers for all those who have to sit in front of a computer, but still want to feel the heat. No sunblock needed.
Summer by ~cyrusyrus on deviantART
Resolutions: 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
Great Summer Feeling. by ~PhysicalMagic on deviantART
Resolutions: 1600×1200, 1280×1024, 1440×900
I can’t think of any site with more inspiration or resources than deviantArt. It is a must for everyone interested in design. The one feature I like the most is the favourite-service. Not only can you add artworks to your favourites, but you can sort them into different collections. I’ve compiled a list of the 14 greatest collections on deviantArt. The themes vary from typography, advertising to photography. There should be something for everyone. Assuming that each collection contains about 40 designs you’ll get 500+ (no guarantee) inspirational artworks. Enjoy!
Typography Collection by CHIN2OFF.
Headless Collection by sheispretty.
I’m totally hooked on deviantArt and today I want to show you my latest discoveries in the Mixed Media/Abstract category. I just love abstract art. Beautiful colours combined with excellent textures and unusual shapes is all I need to get my juices flowing. It’s just so inspiring. Hope you feel the same. 13 of the best artworks presented in this post.
Update: All the pictures are now embedded straight from deviantArt to give proper credit to the artists.