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
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Here I want to show you a new script for Adobe Illustrator which automatically creates seamless patterns from any sample of your art - Magic Pattern LightVideo on YouTubeMagic Pattern Light script quickly and easily makes patterns on the Artboard by one click. For example few seconds for this one: continue reading
Here is the collection:Collection - SymmetryFrom an earlier blog - looking for man made images that are symmetrical. The object may be completely symmetrical in its form or you may have captured a smaller part(s) to create the symmetry. Similarly, you can arrange multiple objects to create a symmetrical pattern. Please see images below for examples.Please post your examples for adding to this collection. continue reading
Hi everyone. I write this article to promote my OUT OF FOCUS bokeh´s. Most of you take pictures all in focus respecting the rules and you are right, but i remember that are many photographers working with chroma key and Video professionals always need new backgrounds to chroma key footage . So i create 3 images to use in backgrounds portraits or background video footage. This is a perfect simulation of a lenses bokeh that will make your backgrounds looking really good.To new photographers remeber... continue reading
I often make collages from my old photos. Sometimes i assemble giant patterns from hundreds of different images. Sometimes they are quite simple.Sometimes i return to my previous work and remake the old photos in a new way. As i've already said, it is quite a challenge to instantly define the right way to manipulate the photo for the best look. Only after a while it is possible to realize what should be done for the shoot to look perfect. continue reading
I just realized that I have in my yet small portfolio around 70 seamless patterns, more than 30% of total images online.I guess that makes me a patterner, as I keep seing patterns everywhere even when falling asleep (I know you all do to, photographers or illustrators, those images popping in our heads when we have no chance to get the real equipment to capture or draw it as we are half sleeping). With some luck, some are still there the next day, half forgotten or modified in our memories.... continue reading
In life, things can go up and down. Just like any market, sales in microstock comes and goes too. Over time, I think you can see patterns and trends here and there. Those that are here from the beginning will have a lot more insights. This article is to offer some bit of cheer if you are experiencing a bit of a slum or just feeling down.Portfolio Diversity and VolumeIn the long run, this will certainly helps in maintaining continuous sales. There are many people here who's portfolio I am simply... continue reading
Tartan is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours. Tartans originated in woven wool, but now they are made in many other materials. Tartan is particularly associated with Scotland. Scottish kilts almost always have tartan patterns. (Tartan is also known as plaid in North America, but in Scotland, a plaid is a tartan cloth slung over the shoulder, or a blanket.)Tartan is made with alternating bands of coloured (pre-dyed) threads woven as both warp... continue reading
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