Ever felt there is more to designing than creating nifty user interfaces and visually eye candy? Or felt the urge to explain what design actually is? Well, you are probably not the only designer unleashing his or her curiosity on the process and phenomenon of design itself. For myself, I just discovered something that my […]

For computer graphics artists, our lovely world-wide-web is a great place to find quality content such as textures, which are used in 2D and 3D graphics applications. In this article, six great texture sites are discussed. Obviously, these websites offer their textures for free. What are textures? In visual art, a texture is the perceived […]

The harmony sketchtool is an online sketching tool which is just a bit different than many other sketching tools. Featuring brushes which react to each others proximity and to the speed of the cursor, it is a wonderful application to make artistic doodles and sketches. Harmony Sketchtool The harmony sketchtool is an very simple online […]

This tutorial describes in a few steps how to make a very minimalistic poster advert in Photoshop. It is assumed that you have some basic Photoshop knowledge. You’ll learn to apply some basic design principles, techniques on choosing the right fonts and masking photographs. This will be our final end-result. The total time of completing […]

Even the blockbuster movie 2012 used the Physic Engine Blender is using: Bullit. In this tutorial we will discover some basics of the Physics and Game Engine possibilities within Blender, and make a small game where we can demolish a brick tower. It’s pretty addictive to destroy this tower with a small ball, using the […]

In this article, I give an overview of 7 websites on which you can find free HDRI-Maps to use in any of your 3D projects. HDRI-Maps are said to be images containing the light information of it’s captured light, and are great for creating realistic lighting in 3D rendering. What are HDRI-Maps? Wikipedia, the online […]

Leading and Tracking respectively determine the space between lines and letters, and how great effect on how your typography is perceived. This tutorial will teach you how to apply leading and tracking in Photoshop. We will use a CD Cover as a underlying case for understanding leading and tracking within Photoshop. Recently I read a […]