Abduzeedo means abducted in portuguese, the spelling is not exactly that, it should be abduzido. But the whole idea for the Abduzeedo's design is the space.
This week we have for the wallpaper of the week an awesome illustration from Gustav Balderdash, an Illustrator, Animator, and Graphic Designer, based in Southampton, England. We hope you enjoy it and we invite you all to send us images and suggestions for wallpapers.
We have been posting a series of articles with simply fantastic images from the most famous graphic designers and illustrator from all around the world. Most of them have been pushing the boundaries mixing lighting effects with color overlays, and that have intrigued us. Also, we’ve seen some websites using this style, even our new design has some of that.
Some time ago i found the Tycho website, which is the musicproject from artist Scott Hansen. When i looked on his website i knew i had to write something about him. His blog is really worth watching. And so is his music-site. Im always looking for some good inspiration on his ambient music.Some Links:
This morning I've received an email talking about a new sort of reality show created by MTV and HP, it's called Engine Room. What's cool about this new show is that it's for digital artists from all around the world. So if you are a digital artist you definitely have to check it out, it's a great opportunity to show the world how talented you are .
This gotta be one of the greatest projects I've seen in the last years. It's an open movie project, which has been licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. Big Buck Bunny is its name. I'm really impressed by the results of it... really beautiful scenes, renderings, and all that.
photomatix · hdr · photoshop · tutorial
Recently I decided to force myself to make a personal blog and website to share with others my passion for graphic design. In no way am I amazing when it comes to photography but I have stumbled upon HDR, which has captivated me. Like Fabio, I too have somewhat of an obsession for HDR.
After 3 weeks for submissions to the Abduzeedo Icon Contest, now it’s time to vote. Below there are 30 icons from the Flickr Pool, to vote is very simple, just leave a comment with the number of the icon you like the most. Also we will giveaway 2 slots on the abduzeedo favicon wall.
Diego Zambrano is a Brazilian designer who's been doing some great work. He's worked with big Brazilian companies, such as Skol, Claro, Sadia and Fiat. It's just great to see some awesome designs such as these... and I wonder how many people have visited the sites he developed. Probably millions. That's freakin' awesome.
One of the most important and hardest things to overcome when designing is to understand when the piece you are designing on is actually finished. while creativity is sometime boundless the end result should always be the result of a clear objective, the end result.
Whoohoo. It made my day a lot of better when i heard that Pawl Nolbert from hello color is willing to do an interview. He's one of my favourite graphic designer. You'll love his stuff. For more of his work you have check out his design studio hellocolor
3D artists are getting more creative as the days pass by. Maciej Mizer, a Polish designer is a great example of who creative designers can get. His work is really cool! But he's also a varied artist, he's done 2D, Graffiti and Photography works as well. It's a good chance to get to know an awesome designer!
He's also known as Cris Vector, his illustrations are superb and we had the pleasure to have him interviewed so we could get to know a little bit more about this work process and the source of such great inspiration. To get to know more about his work, visit www.crisvector.com or at DeviantArt crisvec
There are really awesome links from the past week, some of them listing Abduzeedo, like the 50 designers to follow on Twitter. Also there's the very cool ISO50 Obama Print Out and the Create and we couldn't forget the Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop tutorial on PSDTUTS. Saturday- 05/24 ISO50 Obama Print Out Now
mexico · inspiration · design
A few days ago I saw some designs from this Mexican illustrator and I was really impressed with his style and the excellent taste for color combination. Alberto Cerriteño is a Designer and Illustrator from Mexico City who likes animate as well and enjoy whatever looks good with the right colors.
This week we will start a new series of articles that will be our weekly selection of sites. We've seen lots of great sites every day and we thought it would be very cool to share some of them with you. The list will have new sites, sites we saw in the past that are really good and have to be featured, an important redesign, or even a web app that might be very useful to all of us.
My friend PaulW has uploaded a lot of great Photoshop brushes over at DeviantArt.com . If youre interested in abstract art you have to download them. PaulW is an awesome graphic designer from the UK who made great brushes like abstract, grunge or vector brushes for you.
It's been more than a year that I write tutorials almost every week. Even though I got used to the process of capturing screenshots and then organize and save them with the right names for the right steps, it was still very time consuming task.