As we have seen in the previous articles, most of the artists were able to bedazzle us with their awesome photo manipulations. But, what if an artist could produce breath taking results without manipulations. As anyone who watched the opening ceremony of the recent Beijing Olympics will attest, China has been enjoying a burgeoning of the performing arts in recent years. One of the most striking artists to emerge from this thriving scene is Li Wei, who has become renowned for his arresting and seemingly gravity-defying photographic work. Strangely enough, his works are not photo-shopped but are a result his awesome skills.
Typography has long been a vital part of promotional material and advertising. Designers often use typography to set a theme and mood in an advertisement; for example using bold, large text to convey a particular message to the reader. Type is often used to draw attention to a particular advertisement, combined with efficient use of color, shapes and images.
Loïc Sattler is a graphic designer from Germany and has a long history with numerous creative agencies with a wealth of trendy design projects. He is currently crafting creative campaigns as a Senior Art Director in Berlin. He is known to the design world as Lysergid. Since 1999, he has proven his design-skills in web-design, multimedia, print collateral, clothes styling, and corporate identity. He features clients such as Coca-Cola, Mercedes, L’Oreal, Warner Brothers, IBM to name a few.
The beauty of nature is always breath-taking. Some photographers take this inspiration to a new level. Meet Bio Photographer, designer and pilot … Cole Rise. His photographs demonstrate a whole new dimension of life quite artistically. He mostly uses the after effects of the rain to get that sublime quality in his photographs. By looking at his photographs, one can say that he has traveled to a lot of places and has been there with perfect timing. It is such a pleasing to one’s mind to look at such beautiful shots which describe such grandeur. Well, in a nutshell; he lets his pictures do all the talking!
Justin Maller is a freelance illustrator and art director based in Melbourne, Australia. He has been creating digital art for over eight years, and has produced professionally in both a private and studio based capacity for the last three. Justin has produced illustrations and concept art for a diverse array of companies and publications worldwide, and enjoys a cordial collaborative relationship with several prestigious international design studios. Work aside, he is an inner core member of the Keystone Design Union, an avid sneaker collector, a savvy blogger, occassional tweeter, and a mildforce of nature on the basketball court. His works have been featured in various magazines around the design community. EMPTY MAGAZINE, SEMIPERMANENT, ACCLAIM, COMPUTER ARTS, DIGITAL ARTS to name a few.
They say the layer styles in Photoshop, especially the Color Dodge, Overlay and Softlight can change a designers life. Well, Now you are about to witness some of the most brilliant poster designs that bring the basic colors to dazzling reality. I was searching for creative posters on Behance when i stumbled upon James’ works. I browsed through his gallery and was literally blown away on seeing some of his projects. So, i decided to collect a few of his works and put them here as a source of inspiration.
Creative Photo manipulations is the key to a successful advertisement campaign. For those of us who have tried mixing two or more photographs together to get the perfect blend in the environment, know that this ain’t a simple job, not as simple as it looks. Blending different elements and matching the contrast and vibrancy between several images to form a single convincing image requires a very diverse skill set and a true understanding of creativity.