Stamp For Art

Designer Daily

This is the type of challenge that Vicky Chong took upon himself when realizing his Stamp for Art project. Stamps are a particular challenge in terms of design. Working on such a tiny surface forces the designer to be very impactful with limited space.

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The Eraser: Confronting childhood trauma through art and photography

Creative Boom

All images courtesy of the artist. Growing up black, many of us can remember the time when we realised we were "different".

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Katie Griffin loves making that homey art

Creative Boom

Katie Griffin lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where they work as a graphic designer at a branding agency. The artist practices illustration outside of the day job as their creative outlet, and we think they've already carved out a distinctive style, somehow both homey and effervescent in feel.

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Grayson Perry to launch his Art Club exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery

Creative Boom

It was during the height of lockdown, just as many of us were climbing the walls, that one of Britain's best-loved artists came to our rescue and brought Grayson's Art Club to our television screens. From its inception, Art Club was about the benefits of making art that is open to all.

Webinar Survey 2021 Graphic Arts Today

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for graphic artists and freelance professionals. Here at Graphic Arts Today, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Graphic Arts Today’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

Jhonny Núñez reveals the special formula behind his colourful art

Creative Boom

I took advantage of that opportunity to investigate pre-Columbian design and African art, and this is how I built what I call the CODI illustration system.". Meet Jhonny Núñez , a graphic designer, illustrator, and creative director whose speciality is illustration.

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10 Best Tablets for Graphic Design, Drawing & Art 2021

Just Creative

These days, many artists, illustrators, and graphic designers have started to turn towards using tablets to complete their art projects. Check out our post below to see the best tablets for graphic design, drawing & art in 2021. Inch Graphics Display for Art and.

Dale Murray's hip hop influenced art is Louder than a Riot

Creative Boom

Since then he has created for the editorial, advertising and design industries alongside selling his own hip-hop inspired art prints. I'm also inspired by skateboard graphics, Blue Note covers and Scandinavian folk art. All images courtesy of the artist. Dale Murray.

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Bottoms up! John Larigakis on art directing and his Guinness-like style

Creative Boom

John Larigakis is an art director, designer, animator, and illustrator based in Vancouver, BC. When asked what kind of beer his art style would be if turned into a fine ale, John remarks "probably a stout, specifically a Guinness.

Rebecca Hsu explores self and scroll art on a journey of discovery

Creative Boom

Art is my way of reconnecting with my culture, especially since my work is largely inspired by traditions I loved as a child," she tells Creative Boom. "My

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Reader Survey 2021 Graphic Arts Today

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for graphic artists and freelance professionals. Here at Graphic Arts Today, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our readers. Graphic Arts Today’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button.

Kris Sowersby of Klim Foundry explores The Art of Letters
 in new book

Creative Boom

Kris Sowersby's The Art of Letters is a whopping 800-page book that examines the intersection of art, function and form in type design. Sowersby is founder of Klim Type Foundry , an independent typeface design studio based in Wellington, New Zealand.

Illustrator Katy Streeter's joyful art reminds us to see the funny side of life

Creative Boom

Katy has just graduated with a first-class degree in illustration and animation from the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury and has gone straight into freelancing, ahead of becoming a graduate teaching assistant at UCA next year.

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How art can help allay uncertainty

Creative Boom

Not knowing what's around the corner can, of course, inspire great art. Let art be cathartic and escapist. If uncertainty were something tangible, then the last week in North American politics would have produced enough of the stuff to last generations.

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Late Works merges graphic design, conceptual art, sound and bold new modes of collaborating – and it's brilliant

Creative Boom

Over the summer, I had a socially distanced sit-down in the stunning grounds of the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow – the former home of a man who revolutionised how we think about art, design, social activism and the connection between chintzy wallpaper and revolution.

The Avalanches' spacey new album art was made with love and sound – literally

Creative Boom

Work in Progress by Jonathan Zawada. You'll have seen plenty of Jonathan Zawada's striking work over the years, with classic albums by Mark Pritchard, Rustie, and Wolfmother bearing his masterful covers.

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Milton Glaser's art school celebrates the iconic 'I Heart NY' designer's career

Creative Boom

The show, titled Remembering Milton Glaser, Class of 1951, is held in the colonnade windows of the site and is a fitting place since (as the name suggests) Glaser learned his trade at NY art school Cooper Union. Installation shots Courtesy of The Cooper Union/Photos by Marget Long.

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David Vanadia's bold and minimalist illustrations that fuse graphic design with art

Creative Boom

I am passionate about the idea that the visual arts can play the role of a universal language, which refers to very primitive, even almost mystical, aspects of human expression. Following graduation from an applied arts school, David spent many years as a graphic designer and later, an artistic director. It was this background that he attributes to the marriage of graphic design and visual arts in his work today. "I

A lavishly illustrated guide hopes to tell the complete story of the 'Art of Drag'

Creative Boom

Now journalist Jake Hall hopes to remedy that with the launch of their new book, The Art of Drag. It is now one of the world's most glamorous, hilarious and rebellious art forms. The Art of Drag by Jake Hall is out in September

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Lachlan Goudie on escaping with art, his love of Scotland, and staying creative during a pandemic

Creative Boom

As we "tumble through the looking glass" into a surreal world of lockdown and anxiety, Lachlan has escaped into the art of his imagination, inspired by the nightly ritual of reading stories to his young daughter and her determination to inhabit the idyllic land of make-believe.

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The eyes are on Mario Carpe's throwback design for Collective Arts Brewing's latest IPA

Creative Boom

Prague-based Spanish designer and illustrator Mario Carpe is the mastermind behind this packaging design for IPA No.15, the latest offering from Collective Arts Brewing , a grassroots craft brewery that mixes craft beer with creativity. Based in Canada, the popular brewery features limited-edition works of art on its beer cans and labels and has subsequently built a global community , supporting artists and designers worldwide.

Art project funds 100,000 meals for migrant workers

Creative Boom

Twenty global artists from 10 countries have created limited-edition art-plates. Over 140 million people have lost their jobs in India due to the Covid-19 pandemic, most of whom are daily wage labourers and migrant workers. To focus attention on this issue, social impact initiative The Plated Project has launched a new series of artworks, under the title 'A Plate Full of Hope', to provide 100,000 meals to migrant workers.

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Kaia Charles on celebrating black British culture, and tackling the lack of representation in the arts

Creative Boom

A big believer that art and culture should be inclusive, Kaia is also passionate about highlighting the work of emerging designers and artists who establish links with local communities in creative ways. We are also big collectors of African and Caribbean art.

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Greg Bunbury's empowering street art campaign to amplify black creative voices

Creative Boom

This summer, to keep the Black Lives Matter movement alive and give creatives of colour a platform to raise their profile, award-winning designer Greg Bunbury has launched an empowering street art campaign across London. Black Outdoor Art is hosted by Brotherhood Media.

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Highly Influential Art Gallery Websites in 2020

Noupe

Art galleries are great places to visit to get inspiration and get your creative juices flowing. What you might not be aware of is that most art galleries have their own websites, and they are as aesthetic as the real thing. Art Gallery Websites.

Art Projects at London Art Fair explores the impact of technology on our lives

Creative Boom

Art Projects returns to the London Art Fair in January, offering a platform for emerging galleries to showcase contemporary art from across the globe. Now in its 16th edition, it'll bring together artists working across a broad range of mediums, including digital art, video, photography, textiles and painting. The London Art Fair runs from 22 until 26 January 2020 at Islington's Business Design Centre. Courtesy of Tamar Dresdner Art Projects.

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Studio Bennü's bold identity for Critics' Club helps to champion art and culture for all

Creative Boom

Studio Bennü has created a bright and bold identity for Critics' Club, a social enterprise which runs programmes in the UK to introduce young people to art and cultural spaces.

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Video Tutorial: How To Create a Grime Art Portrait in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to have some fun creating a surreal art style known as Grime Art, which is a weird trend where portrait photos are doodled upon with drooping, cartoonish drips of slimy flesh in vibrant colours to produce weird and wonderful zombie-like images with a gross, but somehow cool effect. Grime Art Inspiration – [link]. ?

Camille Walala brightens up an entire East London high street with her largest art project to date

Creative Boom

As London starts to get back on its feet after lockdown, Camille Walala and art collective Wood Street Walls have teamed up to create one of the capital's largest-scale public art projects – the transformation of an entire East London street.

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Azarra Amoy on art and activism, and why we all have the power to make positive change

Creative Boom

It's just one of many recent memorable projects for Azarra who has also brought art to local communities with inspiring public murals, as well as helped brands like Adidas to enhance and cultivate stories and messages for its audiences. Azarra Amoy. Photo credit: Edwin Ingram.

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50 Windows of Creativity: Manchester's new art trail to celebrate the city's rich and diverse creative culture

Creative Boom

Brace yourselves for 50 Windows of Creativity , a new art trail celebrating Manchester's rich creative culture, featuring mosaics, installations, fine art, photography, craft, and murals by local artists and designers in windows, venues, businesses and spaces across the city.

Recreate Andy Warhol's famous screenprint of Marilyn Monroe with new LEGO Art sets

Creative Boom

For those of you who love a challenging LEGO kit, not just to enjoy building but to proudly display in your home, prepare yourself for new wall art sets that give you the chance, for example, to recreate Andy Warhol's famous 1967 screenprint of Marilyn Monroe. Launching today, LEGO Art allows you to transform a blank canvas using LEGO tiles to create a piece that pays homage to Warhol but also The Beatles, and iconic characters from the Marvel Universe and Star Wars. "We

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A lavishly illustrated guide hopes to tell the complete story of the 'Art of Drag'

Creative Boom

Now journalist Jake Hall hopes to remedy that with the launch of their new book, The Art of Drag. It is now one of the world's most glamorous, hilarious and rebellious art forms. The Art of Drag by Jake Hall is out in September

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A guide to the UK and Ireland's best art and design conferences in 2020

Creative Boom

With keynotes, workshops and masterclasses from the world of advertising, art, design, fashion, film, and much more – this year's theme is Imagine. It's an annual festival on our doorstep, celebrating creativity, collaboration and inclusivity in the worlds of art, design, illustration, fashion, music, animation and photography.

The 25 Best Photoshop Actions for Creating Stunning Art Effects in 2021

Speckyboy Design Magazine

Code Art Photoshop Actions. Code Art is a great choice for adding cool art effects to your photographs. Pencil Art Photoshop Actions. Mixed Art Photoshop Action. Another great option is the Mix Art 3 Action. Generative Geometric Art Photoshop Action.

The team behind Glastonbury's Shangri-La to host world's largest virtual arts and music festival

Creative Boom

Although Glastonbury was sadly postponed this year, fans will be happy to hear that the team behind the festival's Shangri-La are set to host the world's largest virtual arts and music festival this weekend, featuring 150 acclaimed artists. Lost Horizon mirrors Shangri-La's huge outdoor art gallery and, alongside a pretty hefty music line up, will showcase over 250 visual art pieces based on the theme of 'human connection' in response to the global pandemic. Art Gallery.

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Maltese-inspired, minimalist art prints of 'usually busy places' during lockdown

Creative Boom

To help us through these challenging times, illustrator and designer Scott Schembri has created a series of Maltese-inspired art posters depicting usually busy places as deserted during the lockdown. What started as a school project winded up igniting the spark that brought together their love for the Maltese Islands and their passion for art.

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Call to Submit: Booooooom 20~20 Art Print Editions

Booooooom

We’re very excited to announce an new open call for our 20~20 Art Editions for artists! Back in May, we had an open call for artist to submit work to our 20~20 Art Editions and had hundreds of amazing photo submissions. Art art illustration prints shop

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Alexandra Francis creates bright and observational digital illustrations inspired by her fine art charcoal drawings

Creative Boom

While studying Fine Art at Lancaster University, her specialism was hyper-realistic charcoal drawing, so she tries to feed that skill through her digital work wherever possible, "whether that be through tone, texture or just drawing what I can see". Manchester-based graphic designer and illustrator Alexandra Francis creates bright, observational artworks mixed with bold hand-lettering.

Balancing Act: Julie Cockburn's rainbow-coloured works that merge embroidered art with vintage photographs

Creative Boom

At first glance, Julie Cockburn 's repurposed vintage photographs might seem like they have random scrawls and flippant slaps of colour, but they are instead painstakingly stitched together in a joyful, vibrant explosion of collage and embroidery art.

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