Artists famous for painting and drawing portraits figured out a ton about composition, form, shape, shadow, and framing well before the camera ever made it big. The conventions they originated, back when spending months on a single portrait was the most efficient way to capture someone in the flesh, are conventions that still surface in photography today, many of which initially originated in paintings.
What is it about babies that makes them so disarmingly beautiful? Is it the promise of new life and progress that comes with them? The endless possibilities that small being presents means something unbelievable. In the words of Don Draper, protagonist of the popular series Mad Men, “We don’t know who he is yet, or what he’s gonna be. And that is a wonderful thing.”
Regardless of the reason why we find babies so unbelievably amazing to look at, we know simply adorable and very pleasing to the eye.
‘An Englishman’s home is his castle’ so the saying goes – but these days we’re more likely to set up home in a modest semi-detached than a full-blown castle, whether we’re English or not. So what alternatives are there if you’re looking to be a bit more architecturally adventurous? Let’s take a look at some of the best examples across the globe – all of which put the ‘oh’ in ‘home’!
There are a lot of great websites out there for finding color inspiration, and each has a specific niche. Taken together, this list should fulfill all your searching needs, whether that means getting your imagination recharged by a variety of images, finding great stock or free photos, or making the perfect set of color palettes.
Whether you’re just starting a career in graphic design, web design, photography or in any other possible art domains, the first and most important thing you need to consider is your portfolio. But building an interesting and most appealing portfolio is not such an easy thing to do, not even for professional and experienced designers.
And if you don’t settle with plain C Vs featured on freelancer job portals it means you’ve already decided to have your own portfolio website. And that’s when the pain begins.
A great photographer can find inspiration anywhere. And you never know when it might strike. When others might be kicking back and relaxing, some artists go to work. One of the things that unites us all worldwide is our love for sports, particularly being in the crowd cheering on the home team. Soccer stadiums have been known to draw some, uhm, eccentric people and even more questionable behavior. But they are also a great landscape for energy, excitement and emotions.
Do you own a camera? Do you like going to rock concerts? Well, I do. And every time I go to one, I end up drenched in sweat, my whole body aching. Nevertheless, I enjoy every bit of it and I always keep itching for more. Sometimes, I even get good pictures taken from my camera phone, or even an autograph as a souvenir. Let’s take a look at a collection of 10 amazing photos taken at rock concerts by people who are among the audience!
Well guys, today’s inspiration comes from no other place but my very own home country, Romania. And this time, it’s not just about getting you inspired on your graphic design projects or other related activities, it’s also about you getting to know Romania better.
I thought about getting started with photography, and since we’ve talked about street photography before, I decided to go for portraits this time. So, I’ve put together this marvelous collection of 25 portraits made by 4 extraordinary Romanian photographers.
I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve always been in love with black and white photography. Even now I remember how much I used to enjoy looking at old pictures of my grandparents when they were young, and even though they didn’t the advanced editing techniques we have nowadays, I was still fascinated by the way they looked like.
So today I thought it’d be nice to share this old guilty pleasure of mine with you guys, by putting together this beautiful collection of 20 breathtaking examples of black and white street photography
I thought we’d step away from vector illustrations a bit and take a look today at a truly inspiring showcase of photo collages. Collages are instances of reality, feelings, memorable moments combined to form a complete, deep and expressive artistic image. Let’s draw inspiration from these incredible artworks!
Design inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes and on a hot summer day like this one, we’re all dreaming of something to cool us off and jump start our creativity. So I’ve put together a small showcase of awesome photos with the most creative ice cream designs out there. They’re shaped like famous figures from movies and cartoons, small animals, roses, shamrocks and even the human body.