The surreal art is a controversial one, ‘cause it always arouses disputes about its essence and ideas. In any case, this art attracts attention due to its originality and fresh look at the ordinary things. You can check out this statement while browsing the mixed media works by the American born and London based artist Nancy Fouts. The combination of things that we see in her artworks makes them so eye-catchy and attractive. Her art is called provocative, playful, sharp… These works can be named pretty and bizarre at the same time due to the unexpected associations and amazing presentation. Enjoy this wonderful surreal art by Nancy Fouts!
Since the moment the first jQuery plugin appeared, programmers all over the world tried to impress one another creating various plugins. Nowadays there exist thousands of plugins created to add functionality and uniqueness to websites. We decided to make a selection of the most impressive jQuery plugins produced since the early 2012, but it is impossible to include all those into one post, that is why we will make a series of posts covering the main categories of jQuery plugins. The first one is dedicated to jQuery typography plugins.
There is a variety of jQuery typography plugins that you need to consider while tuning the typographic elements on your web page. The plugins can be used for various purposes starting from simple font scaling or replacing and up to glow, flickering or ghost typing effects. All of these plugins are pretty simple to use, you are just within a few mouse clicks from a feature that will make your resource unforgettable. Go look through the list and find the plugin that will suit your needs best.
Among a number of ways to learn web design, browsing Photoshop Web Design Tutorials seems to be one of the most effective. While studying them thoroughly, you learn what effects and techniques you need to apply to get the effective layout with properly arranged elements. This process is a creative one and to get the desired inspiration, you can always turn to the professionally done tutorials to find some useful tips and advices. Your ideas, Photoshop and your inspiration can really turn even the simple design concept into the catchy one. So, don’t hesitate and browse this compilation of Photoshop Web Design Tutorials to draw some inspiration from it and start your own project!
Congratulations! Spring has come again! But before we enjoy this wonderful season, let’s first thank winter for every good thing it brought. For instance, for the freebies it introduced us to. Below are 25 free fonts that have been released for the last 3 months. Each of these fonts is unique and can be used free of charge. So, if you want to get any of them, simply click on the screen shot and you will be taken to a page where you can find more information about the font you like and also a download link.
Spring is about freshness, news starts and growth and using fresh fonts you can build new websites, posters, brochures and other designs or give a new look to existing ones. Why would you spend your time visiting many resources to find the newest free fonts if all of them are available here in one article? Now, take a look around and we hope you will find a free font that fits your web or print design best. Please remember: choosing the perfect font you should not only think about its appearance, but also readability.
The compactness is the main principle of this artist. You can notice his works among a number of others due to their laconic tone. Perhaps, you have guessed the name of the artist we are speaking about – Wonchan Lee. This Australian graphic designer has exhibited the awesome collection of Minimal Movie Posters that presents the well-known Pixar movies. Each poster is the example of well-done graphics in minimalistic style that speaks for itself. If you think that it is impossible to find out the movie that is depicted in each of these works, you’ll be wrong. The artist gives a hint and explains everything just in a few lines and colors. You’ll find the solutions in the lower corners of the images.
What does this day miss to become more bright and pleasant? Of course, a good freebie that will become handy for you. What do you think about 300 Custom Postcards? This time 1800Postcards.com is glad to offer you this cool bunch of postcards just for free.
1800Postcards.com that is a web presence of the well-known printing firm offers you a wide assortment of products including brochures, business cards, custom flyers, posters, custom postcards, banners, custom stickers and much more custom work that you need for your creative projects. If you want to see the whole range of their services except the postcard printing, browse its catalogues. It doesn’t matter what products of this company you choose, all of them correspond the highest standards, meet the strict set of best practices and production quality.
We will be selecting TWO lucky winners and each will receive 300 custom postcards. The contest ends at midnight, Eastern Standard Time on March 8th. Winners will be chosen on March 9th. US entrants only.
What you’ll Win:
Size: 4×6 or 4.25×6
Paper:: 14 Point C2S
Turnaround: 3 business days
How to Enter
Step 2. Leave a comment down below telling us why you should win!
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That’s it! Good luck & share!
This post is dedicated to all WordPress fans that love freebies. We’ve putted together originally designed free WordPress themes with magazine layout. Actually, we hope that 2012 will bring us more awesome free WordPress themes. It would be important to mention that these magazine themes have 3 or more columns while classical WordPress layout usually consists of two columns. As you may have guessed WordPress themes with magazine layout help to present content in more spectacular way. Of course we are open to add themes that we have missed so, don’t hesitate to share them at the comments section.
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Need something fresh for your creative projects? A bunch of Fresh Free Textures will become handy for your works in this case. The featured below items are the high quality packs of various textures including grunge, floral, food, rock, etc. Using them, you’ll be able to put all your ideas into practice and create the stunning designs. All of them are free and this is one more reason for you to choose them. So, enjoy this compilation of Fresh Free Textures and make use of them!
Want to see the different ways of doing the same job in Photoshop? Then Photoshop tutorials will come handy for you. Using them as the visual examples, you can see how the mature designers do the same things and learn the process of work step by step. Useful examples from such tutorials can help you create everything in the correct way and succeed in all your designer’s undertakings. There are tons of tutorials all around the web, but the most ultimate collections are provided by the sites dedicated to photoshop tutorials. Top 10 Websites to Discover Photoshop Tutorials On are presented in the following post, and I hope that you will find everything you need among them, all the information you are looking for and all the efficient advices you need.
Abduzeedo features the amazing collection of Photoshop Tutorials and Illustrator Tutorials. If you are looking for something more, you can also find Pixelmator, Fireworks, and web design tutorials here.
The originality is the very thing that makes works of the particular artist interesting to the viewers. When this originality goes along with the brilliant technique, it makes these pieces of work popular. The same can be said about the dynamic and vivid illustrations by talented artist Behnan Shabbir who is based in Istanbul, Turkey. Most of his works are to be found in various magazines and printed additions. He also works with a number of advertising agencies. All of his artworks are colored and expressive. Now its time for you to check them out.