Sometimes, the life of a web developer can be a thankless and unrewarding one. Facing the customer is one thing, but what is even more difficult is to handle strange and outrageous demands from graphic designers.
The work from Derek Gores is a wonderful example of artistic brilliance that creates wonder from the absolute ordinary. His collages are stunning displays of craft and the colors are so vibrant that you cannot help but be drawn in. Each scrap piece is perfect part of the storytelling puzzle because it ads energy, richness, and curiosity. Have a look at his works.
Mark: Assets. You're designer toobox needs access to easy to reach, preferably free or cheap digital assets. Here are 38 links to beautiful wood textures available free for download. Some are really nice, my favorite is the Tree Eddy texture from Oceania.
Today, we bring to you 38 unique and realistic wood textures that you can take advantage of!
Every single day since November 2010, without fail, Bristol-based artist Guy Denning (previously) posts a daily sketch to his Drawing a Day blog (occasionally mirrored on his Facebook page). It’s well worth following.
Mark: I saw this in several places today and each time I went to the site I liked the quotes and the incredible graphic desing & photography just a little more each time. For me, truly inspirational work leaves me thinking to myself "Dammit! I shoulda done that..." Then I turn on the TV for emotional comfort. ~~ Kidding, sorta.
"Last week we featured an amazing year-round photography project called 365 Days of Clones by David Eger."