Here are a few beautiful geometric illustrations I have found for inspiration lately. It looks like they were made from the blend tool in illustrator with some nice texture and color effects added. These are not my work, but I really appreciate the creativity and beauty. Original sources are as follows:
January 3, 2013
Thought I would share some of the sites I have been using recently for inspiration. You are bound to find something cool within these pages. In no particular order:
http://www.fromupnorth.com/ – all kinds of design categories
http://beautifultype.net/ – really cool typography, lots hand done
http://www.theserved.com/ Behance’s outlet for curated projects
http://www.artskills.net/ some random french site that I cannot read, but still looks great
http://www.underconsideration.com/ nice site with a few different branches, branding, menu design, print, etc..
http://www.mr-cup.com/blog.html blog style design inspiration, a little more in depth than the usual
http://www.designworklife.com/ another cool blog about design
http://designspiration.net/ constantly updated pictures for random inspiration
http://abduzeedo.com/ good site, updated frequently, always solid- if you don’t mind the new look since their update
Met a girl today.
These came out of me:
June 14, 2012
Here is a couple little illustrations I made while trying to learn a new style. I should have more to come fairly soon. It’s meant to be funny.
Get it? Frog… Fly…
June 13, 2012
Many days I wake up with some remnant image of whatever I was dreaming of that inspires me to make an illustration or a logo. The other day I woke up with a mix of a shark and a cow which has turned into this logo.
Here are a couple of fun side projects I’ve been messing with this week! An Illustration of my friend Bill and a couple old photos I manipulated.
And some Photoshop messing:
If you didn’t get to go to the 99% conference (I couldn’t either!) at least check out this article outlining major points from the major speakers.
Grit, the stubborn refusal to quit, is the single best predictor of success. There’s one feature that sets highly successful creative people apart from the rest of the pack. Single-minded dedication and the resolve to push through in spite of all obstacles – aka “grit” - is what drives great achievements. In other words, how you react to the inevitable failures along the way will be an important indicator of the end game.
May 16, 2012
I’ve finally made it to Austin after talking about it for too long! Warm, Sunny, and mostly happy people- cannot complain. The AIGA presence seems pretty active here. Don’t forget to sign up for the bowling night May 24th- “More Cow Bell” www.get-more-cowbell.com
May 16, 2012
I’m about to show off my site in class. Can’t wait to see if I receive a standing ovation…
April 6, 2012