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Are good game graphics important?

The importance of graphics in video games is debatable. Some may consider them not important at all, some say they are secondary and some say they are what caries video games. If the story is good and gameplay is good, ...
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My favorite Drew Struzan movie posters

Drew Struzan Drew Struzan is one of the the biggest names in Hollywood. He’s not an actor though, he’s an illustrator and painter. His poster art is regarded as some of the best in the world and for good reason ...
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Free sketching apps for android

I’ve recently acquired a new tablet computer. To be honest when I bought it, using it for sketching and designing wasn’t my first thought. It’s not a powerful tablet as it’s meant to just watch video, surf the web and ...
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Adobe Illustrator – shadowing

How I shade in adobe Illustrator isn’t as straight forward as in Photoshop. In Photoshop you grab a brush, or the burn tool and your mostly set to go. In Illustrator you first need your lineart vectorized and colored. I’ve ...
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Heinz Edelmann

Heinz Edelmann Heinz Edelmann was born in 1934 in Czechoslovakia. Between 1953 and 1958 he studied at the art academy in Düsseldorf, where he also worked as a teacher later in his life. Even when he was just 30 years ...
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Adobe Illustrator – coloring

This is my coloring process in adobe illustrator. If you made your lineart like in this tutorial or traced it like in this tutorial you can just pick up from there and color your lineart according to these guidelines. If ...
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Adobe Illustrator – Live trace

This is a quickie tutorial about how to use the trace tool. This is based on my knowledge and I was never able to figure out some of the presets so some info may be lacking but for the most ...
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Craig Thompson – Carnet de Voyage

The Christmas rush is over and I’ve finally moved. It’s official… I live in Ljubljana now. Well… At least during the weekdays. During the weekend I’ll still be going home to Maribor. All my friends are still there as well ...
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Adobe illustrator – Seamles pattern

Creating a seamless pattern in Adobe Illustrator couldn’t be easier since Illustrator CS6. Illustrator has a built in option for creating patterns without having to meticulously plan and cut the image. Since it’s the holidays let’s make a Christmas pattern ...
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Božo Kos – Slovenian illustrator

Božo Kos was one of the greatest Slovenian illustrators. All children know his works from children and youth books as well as from child magazines and posters. He was very prolific in his work and his comic strip Kavboj Pipec ...
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Business card design

A business card may be an old trope but business schools still teach the students how to properly hand over a business card. Heck, I didn’t know there were set rules about how to hand over a card until a ...
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Charles M. Schultz

“Peanuts pretty much defines the modern comic strip, so even now it’s hard to see it with fresh eyes. The clean, minimalist drawings, the sarcastic humor, the unflinching emotional honesty, the inner thoughts of a household pet, the serious treatment ...
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