Articles by Andreea Dobrescu

10 most used stock illustrations

If you want to create a flyer or a children's book, or you just want an icon to illustrate a button on your website, stock illustrations offer you a wide range of possibilities and elements that you can mix together to create unique designs or use them as they are.This wide range I'm referring to is a never ending cycle, beginning with simple patterns inspired from old, vintage materials, or architecture and continuing with modern age technology influences such as icons and infographics.Patterns... continue reading

Pause, it's time for a bit of Illustrator

Raster images are made up tiny solid color areas called pixels. Every pixel contains information about color and placement.The number of pixels determines the resolution of the image. A bitmap image of 600 pixels enlarged by 500% will have the same number of pixels but each pixel will cover a larger area and this results in a pixelated image. Unlike raster images, vector files are generated by programs (Ai, Corel) which combine mathematical functions and coordinates that allow them to be stored in... continue reading

Something was wrong from the beginning......

Last weekend I decided to go on the mountains with my friends, it was for the first time this year.It wasn’t Friday 13th, but all went wrong from the start. :DFirst of all, we caught the train at the last moment and we got on the wrong coach, Saturday we went the wrong way, (just once) and what normally takes 3 hour to walk, we made it in 5 hours. Also on Saturday we saw a bear with its cubs ( it was a scary experience). The next day we started on a wrong foot, again,... continue reading

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