46 Famous Movie Scenes Before And After Special Effects

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Back in the day, filmmakers used matte paintings, miniature models and trick photography to achieve impossible looking cinematic effects. Today, Hollywood has nearly perfected the art and application of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in movies and TV shows. In fact, most film scenes that you think are filmed in spectacular locations are actually CGI composites shot in a … [Read more...]

Is That A Chameleon Or Two Body-Painted Women? Here’s The Answer

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Check out this amazing piece of body art by Italian artist Johannes Stötter. What appears to be a photograph of a chameleon is actually two body-painted women lying on top of each other. Stötter took four hours to design the piece and six hours to body paint with the help of an assistant. The final result is incredible to say the least. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

These Clever Photos Of Miniature Figures Take You Through Life In An Ad Agency

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Every agency is unique in its own way but certain aspects remain the same. A buzzing work environment, difficult clients, weekend brainstormings, deadlines, booze-heavy parties and the endless debates between creative and accounts are just a few elements that can be found in most, if not all agencies. Ohio-based brand strategist Derrick Lin captures the daily moments of agency … [Read more...]

35 Brilliant Examples Of Creative Package Design

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In today's competitive business environment, product packaging is as crucial as the product itself. Apart from being visually appealing, your package design needs to be practical, (re)usable and make the consumer prefer your product over the competitor's. Brands like Apple, who get it right, pay a lot of attention to the minutest details and create an experience around … [Read more...]

19 Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations By Digital Artist Martin De Pasquale

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Buenos Aires-based art director and digital artist Martin De Pasquale uses Photoshop to create crazy photo manipulations that show impossible realities with himself as the subject. Some of them are visual metaphors while the others are just wild or funny. Check out 19 of De Pasquale's best works followed by a behind-the-scenes video that shows how he goes about creating these … [Read more...]

Watch How This Photoshop Artist Makes A Japanese Celeb Lose 40 Kgs In 4 Minutes

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Here's proof that the Photoshop diet works better than any diet on the planet. YouTube channel realretouch has a crazy video that shows a photo of Japanese TV personality Matsuko Deluxe being retouched to a level that she looks at least 40 kgs (88 pounds) lighter. It's interesting to see how the artist uses various Photoshop tools and tricks to achieve this. Check it out below. … [Read more...]

32 Creative And Unique Business Cards That Stand Out

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Looking for an innovative business card for yourself? Check out these 32 ingenious examples that are sure to leave a lasting impression. It's interesting to see not just creative businesses like agencies, design firms and photographers using unconventional cards but also lawyers, doctors, finance professionals, etc. If cost is a concern, you can also create two sets - one … [Read more...]

27 Inspiring Quotes Beautifully Illustrated With Minimalistic Posters

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Get inspired by these famous words of wisdom that have been wonderfully illustrated by Toronto-based artist Ryan McArthur. Using monochromatic design, Ryan manages to create a beautiful visual representation of the quote which is elegantly minimal, yet impactful. The typography is spot on and so are the shades of grey (and in some cases blue). Check out the compilation below. … [Read more...]

Get Inspired By These 50 Incredibly Clever Logos With Hidden Meanings

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Looking for some logo design inspiration? Here are 50 ingenious examples that carry dual meanings in their design. These hidden symbols either explain the nature of the business or are a clever visual representation of its name. Superb work by talented artists and designers who must have been high on some 'good stuff' ;). Check them out. … [Read more...]

How Cool Are These Beer Cans That Show The Pantone Color Of The Brew Inside?

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Graphic designers, beer-lovers and package design aficionados will love these minimalist beer cans and bottles created by Spanish designer Txaber. The can/bottle colors match the Pantone hue of the brew inside. Pantone (for non-designers) is a color system used in specifying printing inks. Txaber has covered nine brews so far - pale lager, lager, pilsner, wheat beer, golden … [Read more...]

14 Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations That Will Leave You Amazed

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A wild imagination coupled with phenomenal image-editing skills makes for a killer combo. That's the story of Swedish photographer and retouch artist Erik Johansson who creates impossible-looking images that seem incredibly real because of the finesse with which they are manipulated. Erik's work is a benchmark in terms of photo-retouching and he has been a speaker at events … [Read more...]

This Designer Publicly Humiliated a TV Network For Asking Him To Work For Free

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A few days back, New York-based designer/illustrator Dan Cassaro received a mail from American cable TV network Showtime, asking him to join their design contest to promote the Mayweather vs. Maidana boxing match on September 13. They said they "digged his style" and the contest winner would be flown to Las Vegas and have their artwork displayed at the MGM Grand. … [Read more...]

French Artist Turns Common Household Items Into Funny Comical Characters

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Talk about having a wild imagination. Gilbert Legrand is a Toulouse-based sculptor/illustrator who, for the past 10 years, has been creating these quirky sculptures out of everyday household items like brushes, scissors, handsaws, kitchenware, etc. Most artists see beyond the obvious and extract creativity from where there is none. Gilbert has managed to take this practice to a … [Read more...]