Round Up: Ideas and Sources For Displaying Family Photos
It’s been awhile since our last heated debate on displaying family photos, so we thought we’d revisit the idea, but with a twist. Our last discussion revolved around multiple images hung salon style, but today let’s move on to bigger ideas, much bigger.While I love the concept of displaying family photos, I’ll be the first to admit that not every family photo has been one worthy of our walls.
jean faucheur (The Jealous Curator)
Dizzying collages, with an absolutely dreamy palette, by French artist Jean Faucheur. Um, does anyone know where I can get scissors to cut perfect circles? Thanks.
Encaustic Photo Transfer
The great thing about using encaustic with photo transfer is that you don’t have to use solvents. I remember lacquer thinner, unpleasant to say the very least. So how? 1. Choose the photograp…
Photographer Imagines What the Models of Famous Paintings Looked Like
In her Real Life Models series 19-year-old Hungarian photographer Flora Borsi imagines what the models of contorted and skewed paintings must have looked like if they were distorted in real life. Through some pretty hilarious photo manipulation Borsi examines the models for paintings by Kees van Don
Watch a Designer Who Really Knows What He's Doing Create a Logo From Scratch
If you’ve ever wondered how logos get made, who makes them, and where the people making them draw their inspiration—here’s a great little glimpse into that world. Aaron Draplin, a freelance designer in Portland, Ore., accepted a logo design challenge from Lynda.com to create a mark for slab concrete company and made this short tutorial. Draplin, a bearded, burly 40-year-old veteran design dude with a canon of really diverse work, makes it look easy. But his ease and demeanor are the result…
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For those of you who follow our posts regularly you will be aware that our BTEC L2 Art and Design students are currently undergoing a photo...
Surreal Atmospheric Photography by Martin Vlach
I'm really enjoying these conceptual photographs by Martin Vlach. The artist digitally merges his own photography with elements of nature to create surreal, atmospheric scenes that feel both isolating and mysterious. You can see more on Instagram and Flickr. (via This Isn't Happiness)
Stunning Self-Portraits by a 14-year-old Photographer
Being 14 years old is the time when we are still fully entitled to be careless and unburdened, but 14-year-old Zev from Natick, Massachusetts will make you feel that you could've done more at that age. This teenager, now better known by his nickname 'fiddle oak', has already become an internet sensation thanks to his 'Little Folk' photo series that go way beyond his age in ideas and technique.
Animation in PhotoShop
How to use Photoshop to created an animated gif of a walk cycle, or any animation. Correction. In the video I turn on rulers to create guide lines. I mistakenly…