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 […]

A while ago, I tend to use Adobe Photoshop a lot. This was in the era that Adobe Experience Design did not even exist, and Adobe Photoshop was used to create websites. I also used Adobe Photoshop to design various posters, such as the ones displayed here in my portfolio. Now for that, I was […]

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 […]

It is always a joy to play with a digital camera, shutter times and a fire. It is amazing to see what shapes fire can have. This little experiment ended into 60 fire textures which you can download and see here. These textures can be freely used, also in commercial context. However, they can not […]

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 […]

Medieval or medievally inspired environments are widely used in Game Design, Texturing and Digital Art. While I was in Antwerp, I shot countless images from Medieval or Renaissance buildings. From these pictures, I derived a couple of textures which can be freely downloaded. These textures can be freely used, even commercially, but redistribution is not […]