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Discovering your inner Graphic Artist Style

Have you ever wondered what type of graphic artistyou are? If you are, you might be someone who thinks that graphic artist is a narrow field, but in reality there are thousands of different kinds of graphic artists and many of which are unique to their own personal style and are usually notstereotypical.The way Ifound out what kind of graphic artist Iam was when I took my first beautiful photograph and made my first beautiful photoshop manipulationand then I instantly... continue reading

Top secrets to create great ads and billboards

People see a lot of ads and billboards every day. Internet banners, street billboards, ads in magazines invite us to imaginary worlds of happiness, luckiness, beauty and success. All we need is just to spend some money and buy what they offer.What makes us stop and look more carefully at some ads? Why some pictures catch our eyes and make us thinking that we want that dress or suit for us, or those toys for our children, or maybe online educational course on interiors design for mother? In other words,... continue reading

How to Use Adobe for Creative Photography Ideas

Want to know the one thing in common all photography enthusiasts have whether they own the most basic smartphone or a chunky top-of-the-line DSLR camera? The answer: It is the desire to come up with the most creative photography ideas for their shots.Yes, that is basically just it! Because if you love photography, you would want the most ingenious shots and concepts. Perhaps this is because you want your work and your skills to get recognized. Or, maybe, you just want to express yourself and get a... continue reading

Creative Backgrounds

Hi folks,I am at last getting back to work now with my photography and learning more about Photoshop.I must say it has given this 'old girl' a new lease of life.The last couple of weeks I've been trying to extend my creativity with Abstracts and Backgrounds with digital artwork, and I'm finding it fun, because I never know how something is going to turn out, or whether it could be useable for stock work.As they say 'you never know until you've tried'.I thought I would show one them here... continue reading

Nuts, almonds and metaphor...

Hey guys,What's up?I've been exploring and trying more subjects and ideas, and this time I have decided to go with walnuts and almonds, and also with a metaphor for the common expression: "Nuts and Bolts".That was fun and I really hope it will trigger some action, and also trigger other people minds... you know... new ideas and stuff like that.Another thing that is good about those images is that they can be used for food, organic, diet and getting into details.So, I hope you will enjoy... continue reading

Free Vacations to Exotic Places

Some years ago, I decided to go on vacation for a few weeks during the winter. I checked the internet and found many hotels but with terrible pictures.That gave me an idea.I picked a few hotels and E-mailed them my proposal. If they let me stay at their hotel for free, I would create a beautiful website for them, showing off all the best points of the hotel. In return, they would let me stay for FREE.Out of 5 hotels, 2 agreed!Next January I flew to my chosen destination and stayed at the... continue reading

Creative tickle to an unfear economy

Images of humor and satire to think of smiling at our own absurdity and to remain aware of social injustices        I think one idea has the power to change reality, it takes time and patience, the idea is to follow a share, but by an idea you start to go one way rather than another.As a creative I think it's my responsibility, what I accomplish, and I hope always in a dialogue with other illustrators.Even if the subject is not always politician it is a bearer of meaning. ... continue reading

Be creative when choosing background images

A typical request by my clients is to remove backgrounds from images and replace them with stock photos. Usually, the client has an idea of what they’d like that new background to look like. Even so, I like to explore alternate backgrounds because sometimes they have a bigger impact or look more natural than the background(s) the client suggests.A few months ago, I worked on a pretty typical Photoshop and layout project. A client supplied several model shots. The images were photographed in... continue reading

Unusual uses for manequins

When I lived in Cleveland, Ohio, there was a building owner that thought it would be pretty funny to pose a mannequin in a third floor window dressed in weird clothes and light it at night.Many passers-by thought they were seeing a ghost in the window.I am seeing this done even here in West Virginia now.Apparently the idea caught on. I have seen several uses for mannequins since then other than their intended use.There is another business in the Cleveland area that occupies an old... continue reading

The Photographer’s Creative Process

 For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and research. Those three things are all part of the “creative process.” Want to learn more? I'll show you my basic creative process so that you can learn how to turn those half-formed ideas into works of art.It Starts with... continue reading

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