Photorealism by Illustrious Artist Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell’s rosy illustrations of small town American life looked so photographic because his method was to copy photographs that he conceived and meticulously directed, working with various photographers and using friends and neighbors as his models. Norman Percevel Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States, where Rockwell is most famous for the cover... Read More

Interview with Photomanipulation Master, Erik Johansson

Photo manipulation are always fascinating to look at, because they separate reality from what we actually see. When done with utmost perfection, it looks so stunning that one cannot find the difference between what is real and what is not. In this article, we will meet one such artist who’s works are quite familiar to almost everyone because they are featured in most of the popular websites. Erik Johansson is a student and a photographer in Sweden and when he sits down... Read More

Create a minimalistic button with a ribbon in Photoshop

Creating buttons can be a lot of fun. It can be used in a lot of ways like icons, logos and even to represent price tags. Even though it is very simple and easy to create, they look minimalistic and are pleasing to the eyes. In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a minimalistic button and we will wrap a ribbon around it. We will be learning a lot of effects and later styles in this tutorial. Instead of using Illustrator, I have used Photoshop because it gives a lot of... Read More

25+ beautiful examples of hand drawn elements in web design

With the advent of new paradigms in graphic and web designing in the recent times, designers have realised that if the websites(blogs) have to stand out among others, then something unique and creative must be imbibed to them to make sure they don’t expose the banality underneath. The best way to do this is to decorate your website with brilliant hand drawn illustrations. Illustrations are a nice way to give to your site a less formal style and a more authentic look. With... Read More