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Why Using Pre-made Layouts is A Good Idea

Premade layouts bring with them a number of powerful design options for both professional and freelance website and web page designers. These layouts not only serve as starting points for a design process, but they are idea-generating and brainstorming tools as well. As you begin …

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Awesome Metal Sculptures by Selçuk Yılmaz

Turkish sculptor Selçuk Yılmaz creates amazing metal sculptures using scrap metal, his most recent pieces are of a lynx, tiger, and fox. To make his sculptures he hand cuts the metal and hammers each individual piece and finally welds it all together. 

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Beer Portraits by Kyle Bice

Kyle Bice is the artist behind these beer portraits, he is based in Chicago and has been working freelance since 2008. As well as illustrations Kyle also works in the craft beer industry as a label artist with New Holland Brewing. If you are interested in purchasing …

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Paper Art: Australian Birds by Marine Coutroutsios

Marine Coutroutsios specializes in paper art and her colorful project 'Australian Birds' instantly caught my eye. Marine is currently living and working in Sydney, Australia and she has been creating paper art installations, sculptures and artworks since 2011. Here, Australian parrots are recast in vibrant displays …

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10 FREE Subtle Grunge Textures from Lost & Taken

Lost & Taken have created this collection of free high quality subtle grunge textures. Each texture was made by layering several different images together in Photoshop. They're perfect for adding just a hint of texture to your designs or photos. 

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Short Film: Two Roads by Projectland

Two Roads by Projectland was created in two and a half days, the team of two guys (Troy Moth and Josh Lambert) and a dog used one SLR, a Rode mic and an old Toyota pickup. The entire short film was shot in natural light and any …

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Appetizing Food Photography by Nicole Franzen

Nicole Franzen is a photographer based in New York, below I have featured some of her cookbook and editorial food photography. She has photographed for the cookbooks 'The Fat Radish Diaries' and 'Twenty Dinners'. Some of her other clients include; Bon Appétit, Cereal Magazine and The Food Network. Be sure …

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Fantastic Charcoal Portraiture by Dylan Andrews

Dylan Andrews is the artist behind the collection of charcoal portraiture you see below, he is a third year student studying drawing and applied art. Dylan specializes in portrait illustration, his artworks are of friends, family and himself.  His aim is to project emotion without relying on deliberate facial expressions, instead placing …

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Inspirational Hand Lettering Compilation Vol.4

Whether I'm working on a new project or not, every morning I feast my eyes on some of the most inspirational art and design projects I can get my digital hands on. It flicks my switch of creativity and puts me in a great mood for the rest of …

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Miss Lily’s Hand Painted Signs by FAREWELL NYC

FAREWELL NYC have hand painted signs for the Caribbean restaurant and radio station Miss Lily's. FAREWELL is an agency led by creative directors Brian Mackin and Kevin Devine.  They specialise in art direction, graphic design, branding and photography. Inspired by the rapidly disappearing bodega facades that …

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Striking Wall Murals by James Bullough

American artist James Bullough explains his wall murals as phenomenal combinations of realist painting technique and graphic punctuation. He is currently based in Berlin, Germany and has been inspired by urban graffiti from a young age. Each of James' huge wall murals are created using spray paints, …

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Impressive Digital Art by Andi Koroveshi

Andi Koroveshi is a digital artist based in Albania, he specializes in illustration and 2D concept art. To create many of his pieces Andi uses Photoshop CS5 and a mouse, my personal favorites are 'Landing in Cyrillo' and 'The Forest', he has extremely detailed step-by-step …

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A Collection of Illustrations by Rebecca Green

Freelance illustrator Rebecca Green is currently based in Denver and uses acrylics, gouache, colored pencils and sometimes coffee to create her creative illustrations you see below. A few of her clients include; Harper Collins, Amtrak and Baltimore Sun. If you are interested in seeing some older …