Creativity is an enigmatic aspect of human experience; it is often difficult to identify what it is that drives this impulse and the elements that inspire an artistâ€™s work. Written from the perspective of a practicing painter and writer, this post brings together ten areas that are sources for artistic inspiration. When an individual chooses a career path of freelance art or design, a career that depends on a constant supply of creativity, it is important to recognize what inspires the work, and how to stimulate oneâ€™s imagination.
Want to add a bit of magic on your graphic designs? Try the following tutorials that will help you inject magical visual effects to your artwork.
Since continuous improvements of mobile phone and tablet technologies, the challenges facing the designer of an ecommerce website are ever-changing. While technological progress in this domain is popular with the consumer and constantly provides business-owners with new opportunities for reaching customers in ever more varied scenarios and locations, it most definitely creates some hassles for designers and developers. There are several basic principles that must be taken in consideration when designing for mobile, and in this article we will discuss and go through them.
Even if you weren't around to experience the wonders of classic video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, it's never too late to develop an appreciation for the distinct art form that evolved to meet the needs of these games. It's an art form we know today as pixel art, and it's one of the best ways to earn your stripes in 2D computer aided graphic design.
Do you often find it hard to find a good background for your web design projects? A background of a website is one of the major elements when designing a website. Its something you don't want to get wrong. Well I have dug through hundreds of backgrounds and 50 must have backgrounds for your next web design project. There is bound to be something in this roundup that will catch your eye. Enjoy!
Believe it or not, you don’t have a lot of time to convince your site visitors to stay around. Your window is actually much shorter than you assume.
In essence, it takes just 0.05 seconds after your page loads for visitors to form an opinion. More specifically, that translates to 50 milliseconds. Surprisingly short, right?
Being a designer in the 21st century is a lot tougher than it was in earlier times. In less than 20 years we've seen our industry evolve rapidly and for the most part detrimentally. Once, smaller design studios held virtual regional monopolies to meet the needs of local small businesses, with larger businesses having their needs met by national design superstars. Today we all compete in a global marketplace populated by a mix of agencies, freelancers, and freelancers pretending to be agencies.
Finding a place to hire an ecommerce designer or developer is a little trickier than it might initially seem. You have the option to go with job boards, expert communities or cheap labor sites.
I'm not about to directly recommend places like Upwork and Freelancer.com. Although I've had a few logos designed by people on Fiverr, we're talking about constructing and managing your ecommerce website. These are some of the more complex forms of websites out there, so it's not recommended considering you can find somewhat affordable designers and developers who are known to do a great job.