American artist, Jack Davis, aged 91 passed away on July 27th, 2016. He was one of the renowned cartoonists in the "The Mad Magazine". His work has featured in several editions of TV Guide, movie posters and Time magazine. Davis received the National Cartoonist Society's Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996, the NCA's Reuben Award in 2000 and was inducted into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 2003. Despite a publicized "retirement" in 2014, he continued to work right up to his death.
He was quite popular for his comic book stories, record album art, magazine covers, advertising art and many more. Most of his cartoon drawing characters are featured with big heads, skinny legs and more or less a havoc on the anatomy of the human body.
Some of his great...
Photo manipulation: You can do amazing and fun stuff with Photo manipulation. An ordinary photo can be transformed into something totally out of the box with photo manipulations. There are many software's available for photomanipulation, but Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular software. Photo manipulation is a combination of both photography and graphic design. Photomanipulations act as a great source of inspiration, because designers can use various effects to create a stunning image. Manipulation of a photo gives a realistic view of an unreal picture, you should have an open mind when gathering ideas on how to get creative with your images. Every photoshopped work has it's own story, since it's purely reflects the creativity and imagination of a designer. While...
Photo manipulation is fun to create and fun to look at. Using photoshop you can do lots of creative and fun stuff. You can manipulate photos like you imagine and can show others what you have in your creative mind. In this post we have added 30 best and incredible examples of photo manipulation / Photoshopped and photoshop clone / photo clone works for your inspiration.
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Charles Le Brun was one of the greatest french artist and philosopher. He was one of the prominent artists in the 17th century and he was greatly influenced by Nicolas Poussin. Charles Le Brun's favourite study was about the physiognomy, which means study of the facial features. During one of his researches about humans, he had an imagination of how it would be if humans had evolved from a variety of animals and birds. Now here is a beautiful collection of his study.
Did you know that humans evolved in Africa more than two hundred thousand years ago? And we are still continuing to evolve. Surprising isn't it?. Well, the oldest humanoid fossil was more than 4.4 million years ago, does that mean that we have stopped evolving? Evolution takes place when there are genetic changes...
Logo Designers are invited to send their creative logo design ideas for the Logo design competition being held by MTDC(Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, INDIA). The competition opened on July 18th 2016 and the last date for submission is August 15th, 2016. The competition is for it's campaign "Visit Maharashtra 2017", so winners will be announced for the best logo and for a catchy tagline. The winning 'Logo Design' entry will be used for a year in the 'Visit Maharashtra 2017' campaign. The competition is valid for people residing in India and across all age categories.
Satish Soni, Joint Managing Director, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation said, “Through this competition MTDC is putting bright design talent at the heart of its plan and is inviting...
In this post we have added 78 Photography tips and tricks for beginners. Ivars Gravlejs has completed his graduation in "Academy of Performing Arts and Still Photography at Prague. His photorgaphy exhibitions are very famous, those are"Kinetic sculptures" and "Angle of perception of visual information in contemporary time". Awards: 2010 Photo Sittcomm Award and 2007 Josef Sudek Award.
Many of you might have watched the grand Indian movie of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Bajirao Mastani" featuring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra. The film talks about the epic Marathi hero Bajirao and how he lived his life. Just before the release of the movie an animated version of "Bajirao Mastani" was released as a web series, to educate the youngsters about the life of the great hero "Bajirao".
The series is mix of Hindi and English, which is based on the true life story of Bajirao. During his lifetime, Bajirao Peshwa fought 41 successful battles and was the key person responsible for the expansion of the Maratha empire. This is the first time, Bollywood has ever attempted a graphic animated series for a movie, prior to it's release and...
For the first time Fujifilm uses the 4K video capture in its premium SLR-style X-series. Fujufilm X-T2 uses 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III APS-C sensor which was first seen in the X-Pro2 and also comes with an upgraded hybrid AF system which has more focus points. Just like in the X-Pro2, this camera comes with a AF point selection joystick. The shutter speed has also been increased to 1/8000 sec and an overall boost in the response level. This camera comes equipped with a weather shield, just like the one we saw in X-T1. The X-T2 is very much suitable for the field photography.
The X-T2 can autofocus on small points of light, low-contrast objects and subjects with fine and delicate textures such as bird feathers and animal fur. The X-T2 is made of magnesium alloy, which makes it lightweight...
Disney research scientists have come up with new technology which can create 3D eyes with just a single photo or a facial scan. Since it uses the parametric model of the eye, this new method uses less time and equipment's than the existing models. "This new method of eye capture enables us to create highly realistic animations for films, games and medical applications and to do so with as little fuss as possible," said Markus Gross, vice president at Disney Research. “After decades of research, facial capture technology is now so advanced that it can be difficult to distinguish between digital faces and real ones,” added Thabo Beeler, senior research scientist at Disney Research.
Since they use a parametric eye model, it's easy to give many variations to the...
During the Comic Con international which was held in San Diego on July 23rd 2016, Sega came up with an announcement that a new release, 'Sonic the Hedgehog' 3D game will be available during the holiday's in 2017 . It will be made available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, NX, and PC. Curently, it's in development mode and it goes by the name 'Project Sonic 2017'.
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It's the 25th anniversary for Sonic and Kudos to the people behind this game development. Sega also plans to release 'Sonic Mania' which is a 2D platform adventure for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, NX, and PC during the spring of 2017. So we have two great games all set to amaze the fans of sonic...
Beautiful Flower Paintings : Painting flowers can be a fun hobby and a wonderful way to express beauty on a canvas. you believe you know how to paint flowers and you've gone out and bought a huge fresh bouquet from your favorite florist. You’re really pumped up and excited about these flowers to paint, your excitement builds at a steady pace. You get home, you cut off their ends under water, place them in the vase and head out to the studio. In this post we have added 40 Beautiful and Hyper realistic Flower paintings for your inspiration.
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Logo design Ideas: Logos are crucial for any kind of business. Customers recognize the brands with logos. There are different kinds of logo designs, for eg: typography logos, brand shape logo and so on. The most popular typography logo designs are Coco-Cola and Pepsi. Yes, what you are thinking is right, it's just a beverage drink, but when you go to a shop, you don't ask for beverage drinks, you use the logo name(Pepsi/Cola). So, logos are crucial for building brands and it's important to keep it simple and user friendly. It should be a logo design which you and me can associate with. Here are some of the most brilliant logo design ideas from around the world, which are truly inspiring. Sometimes designers tend to hit a road block, these brilliant logo design ideas will surely spur their...
HIPA is conducting an international contest and the theme for the year 2016-2017 is called as "The Challenge". This classification is purely intended to incite photographers creativity and life impressions in quest for the visuals that offer expression to the importance of test as they comprehend it from their own experience, and the distinction through which they treat it through a camera lens.
The Competition is open for online submissions only (the Submissions), through the Competition Online Registration page available on www.hipa.ae.
Submissions will be accepted from 00:01 on 1 May 2016 until 24:00 on 31st October 2016, UAE local time, (i.e. GMT +4). No Submissions made after the closing time will be accepted. Participants must be individuals aged eighteen (18) years and...
India Art Festival is conducting it's 6th edition at Nehru Center, Mumbai, India from 06 to 09 October 2016. It is a 4 day art festival, where in the art collectors and artists will be able to interact and communicate directly. This opens a new set of doors for creations and innovations. IAF will be visited by leading art industry experts. IAF brings forth the importance of contemporary, modern and fine art in the new generation. Significance of this festival is to bring forth talented artists from the arts and crafts industry.
This is the only art festival in India which brings in all artists, buyers, art galleries all under the same roof with a common interest. Every year IAF conducts two art festivals in Mumbai and Delhi. This year the Delhi art festival was conducted in January....
3D Movie Ghostbusters(2016) which was quite popular in 1984 is not a sequel. It contains a lot of supernatural characters and is a 3D comedy movie. This movie is directed by Paul Fieg and stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and many others. It's all about ghost catching in New York City. Ghostbusters(2016) is all set to release nationwide on July 15th 2016.
In the United States and Canada, Ghostbusters is projected to gross $38–49 million in its opening weekend from 3,950 theaters.
Rating : PG13 (for supernatural action and some crude humor)
Genre : Action & Adventure , Comedy , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Written By: Paul Feig , Katie Dippold
'Graham' is a sculpture created by Melbourne artist Patricia Piccinini alongwith Melbourne Hospital trauma surgeon, Christian Kenfield. 'Graham' has thebody to survive any road accident. He was created as a model for safety campaign in Australia. 'Graham' is made of fibreglass, silicone, resin and human hair and is kept for display at the State library of Victoria till August 8th 2016. The face is definitely an eyesore, but the body is created to withstand anykind of accidents. 'Graham' will be travelling around the country to deliver this message to the public, "You haven't got what I've got and if you drive safely, you won't need it", according to Seven Network.
"The head has a much bigger skull so it acts like...
The first Monster Hunter was released in the PS4 in 2004 and after it's huge success in Japan, it was made available on hand held devices. Since then there have been many series for Monster Hunters. Every Monster Hunter game comes with a new set of weapons, locations and evil looking monsters. Monster Games generations is fully action packed, while still following it's basic theme frame. It's a complex proposition, but who do you think is the worst enemy in the game? Well that's for you to find out.
Monster Hunter Generations is a 3DS game developed by Capcom for Nintendo 3DS which was realeased on July 15, 2016(North America, Europe). It's a action packed single role-playing game, where you can venture upon quest after quest and you also have the option of multiplayer hub.
Adam Kalinowski is the mastermind artist behind the large wooden spiral structure, which is home to atleast 3,000 plants. This spiral structure is known as the "Infinite Green Sculpture" and it stands proudly in Wroclaw, Poland. It's constructed with wood and steel and has more than 100 different plant species. It has seven shelves and it's built in 110 square metre. Adam Kalinowski created this beautiful sculpture for the European capital of Culture Wroclaw art program. The Infinite green monitors the environment and uses the dew from the mornings as a source of water for the plants. The beautiful sculptures acts as a natural green house and the 3000 plants blossom at different times of the year. Watch the Video here:www.youtube.com/watch
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Photo to Painting: Prisma is another camera application that changes your photographs to look like sketches by popular artists.
This application uses a combination of artificial intelligence and neural networks and lo you have a magical filter. The algorithm for the app was originally published back in late 2015, which got a lot of people excited about the new technology.
This app can be easily used by anyone, and once you have installed it, you can capture a photo with your phone camera or use one from the gallery to create the beautiful paintings.
This app has plenty of themes which you can select and convert your favourite photos into amazing paintings.
IOS App Link: https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/prisma-art-filters-photo-effects/id1122649984?mt=8#
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or...
Superseller Pokemon Go was supposed to be launched on July 20th in Japan, but following an email leak, gamemaker Niantic decided to postpone the release date to avoid overloading in the system. One of the reasons behind the email leak was due to the posting of launch details by it's sponsor's, which found it's way to the internet. www.youtube.com/watch
Pokemon Go uses GPS, so it makes the game even more exciting. Many parks and several hotspots have been created, where people can walk around and gather weapons and power to make the game even more enjoyable. The companies behind the success of the Pokemon Go game are Niantic, Nintendo and the Pokemon Company. McDonalds is the first paying sponsor in Japan and it plans to allocate places in more than 3000 stores for people...
Letterpress Printing has made substantial gains in popularity over our contemporary history, making it one of the most sought after forms of printing available today. This historic print process is one of the oldest forms of relief printing that creates a crisp impression of your printed design. Though timeless and traditional, the recent surge in popularity for Letterpress has opened several doors for the printing technique, causing it to ascend to new heights and pushing imaginations for what could be coming down the pipeline and what unique business cards are to be created next.
Jukebox Print has already ascended to some of these new heights with their recent finalization of one of the most complex letterpress designs of all-time, a 15 colour print with tremendously intricate...
Photo manipulation: Indian photographer, Anil Saxena has been making waves in the photography sector with his amazing surreal photography, which were done using photo manipulation. Initially, Anil Saxena worked in the dar room to achieve the desired result on his photos, later on when he was introduced to photoshop, there was no turning back for this amazing photographer. According to Anil Saxena, "If the image is a success but my work goes unnoticed, I’m doing my job well". Anil believes that retouching and CGI will change the way, the world looks at photography. He is an illustrator and graphic designer with photography skills, who lives in Mumbai. Almost all his photos are retouched to create stunning surrealism, which makes the photos simply wonderful. Enjoy the...
Nescafe Dolcegusto - Beautiful 3D Animation TV Commercial : 3D TV Commercials : The Dolce Gusto machine invites all coffee cups for a party in its artist’s loft where she shows them her creations and treats them to its variety of coffees. 30 Best 3D Animated TV Commercial Videos for your inspiration
Fit4 - Animated TV commercial by Mellon Studios
Clover Way Better - Clover Milk TV Commercial
Mio Energy - Inspiring 3D Animated TV commercial
British Gas Flotilla
Fly Buys Something a Little Bit Good
MIO CHEETAH - 3D Animated TV commercial
MiO Nose Job - 3D Animated TV commercial
MIO CROC BLOCK - 3D Animated TV commercial
3D TV Commercial : Nowadays tiny tots are glued to the 3d ads more than the adults. Gone are the days of boring tv commercials, nowadays you have 3d animated tv commercials which are used by many advertising agencies to promote their products. These 3D TVC last for only few minutes, but each 3d tv ads has its own story. It has all the emotions of a full blown movie : happiness, sadness, anxiety, all happens in a matter of few minutes. We have included 25 Best 3d animated tv commercial videos for your inspiration.
Zubial - 3D Animated TV commercial
Intel - 3D Animated TV commercial
VivaCell MTS Turtle - 3D Animated TV commercial
Little Pigs - 3D Animated TV commercial
Zar Macaron - 3D Animated TV commercial...