Except for some early childhood experiments with MS Paint, I never tried illustrating and creative designing seriously until recently. I got a "job" from myself that required me to put as much effort into it as possible. Having no extra money, I had to make my own book cover. I knew I had the creativity, maybe even a basic skill, but no experience. So how should one get started?I will guide you through the steps based on my example:1. Know what you wantThis is easier than it sounds, you... continue reading
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During an illustration editor's review some mistakes are noticeably common, so here's a list of those ones which might help illustration contributors in their submissions. Copyright - When creating any drawing, the contributor must keep in mind not to include any logo or any brand in their illustration. There are already tons of illustrations out there so there are chances that your work might also look alike ones that are already online.Jaggies - Jagged lines or edges, usually this... continue reading
Photoshop Design Tutorial: Whimsical WondersA Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Wondrous Fairy Tale Setting in PhotoshopRussian artist Larissa, known by her name Annnmei on Dreamstime, has a small but powerful portfolio of illustrations that utilize her Wacom tablet. We caught up with her and asked her how she creates her unique whimsical style and asked her to give us a step-by-step rundown on one of her latest pieces, Multicolored Tree City."I always want to draw,... continue reading
Some people cannot see any movement on optical illusions pictures. Scientists explain this phenomenon by different psychological states of observers.Please look at this image And respond, do you see movement?According to statements of the psychologists more intense movement indicates your stress susceptibility.If you do not notice any movement of colored strips, then you are resistant to stress.By the way, in my collection of vector illustrations you will find other optical... continue reading
A big hello to the Dreamstime family!I am very grateful to Dreamstime for giving the opportunity to many photographers, illustrators and creators to show their talent at this site. The photography is a great subject to have a interest. I feel photographs is the best way to convey the different verity subjects in a simple manner. Photographs connects the feeling of a viewer and the culprit of that feeling is the photographer.Photography is vast concept as far as I can see, there are verity of... continue reading
There were so many times, when I want to upload a Happy Editorial IllustrationBut I always ask my self,Will it be sold?Will it be 'something' that 'telling' ?How can I make some editorial images as an eye-catching product?There's a lot of questions cross in my mind.But then, with all of my courage and spirit to always create something new, to create some happy images, I finally try to make them.First step:I learn to slowly crawl with a simple way images by... continue reading
Hello DT friends.This week i celebrate the 1500 pictures online on Dreamstime.During this period I managed to have a varied portfolio with photos, backgrounds and graphic illustrations.I wish that in the future as much to me perfecting photo techniques and my portfolio to be more appreciated.Thank you to all who have bought pictures from me.Happy Easter to all !!! continue reading
My vector 3 little pigs in colors are going well so... Why do not make them a coloring book?And so, here you have: another complete project ready to print, 12 images.I hope kids will enjoy these cartoon vector illustrations.Good Coloring! continue reading
Thank you for the opportunity to announce that my work Young Women On Meadow Sunset recognized as the editor's choice. It is good to know that the hard work and time I'm putting on my illustrations is appreciated. I'm honored, flattered and humbled. I also like to share my previous work that earned Editor's Choice which I didn't bloged about. Castle In The Night is also result of a hard work - its actually fourth version of the same matte painting study after lots of trial and error... continue reading
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