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Badass millennial women are supercharging startup investments

Patricia Nakache Contributor Patricia Nakache is a general partner at Trinity Ventures. More posts by this contributor Defensible strategies for food tech entrepreneurs facing the Amazon juggernaut How Startups Are Making Real Estate Businesses More

Showcase of Symbolic Designs That Feature Serpent Illustrations

During my research for my recent inspiration showcase of majestic designs that feature illustrations of eagles, I found several examples of another animal that is commonly depicted in visual arts. The serpent is one of

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Showcase of Majestic Designs That Feature Illustrations of Eagles

The eagle is commonly used as a symbol within coats of arms, sigils and historic heraldry. Perhaps the most prominent modern usage is its depiction as the emblem of the United States of America, appearing

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The Extra Features of Adobe CC You Might Not Be Aware Of

Adobe Creative Cloud is the industry-standard collection of design software many of us have routinely renewed every year to acquire the applications we rely on in our day to day design projects. Creative Cloud plans

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How To Create Old School Style Tattoo Art in Adobe Photoshop

The style of ‘Old School’ tattoos is a popular aesthetic in the tattooing scene and has become an iconic illustration style in other genres of art. The stylised handmade drawings feature thick black outlines and

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Showcase of Colourful Designs Made With Overprint Effects

The overprint effect is a timeless art style that was traditionally created by manually printing two colours over the same area, but it is also commonly replicated in digital art, where the Multiply blending mode

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We are leaving older adults out of the digital world

Jessica Fields Contributor Share on Twitter Jessica Fields is a research analyst and program manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and a collaborator in The OpEd Project. May is national Older

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My Favourite New Features of Adobe Photoshop in 2019

There have been some fantastic new feature additions to Adobe Photoshop since I began using it many years ago. It’s weird to imagine how we managed without tools like Smart Objects, the Healing Brush or

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Showcase of Character Illustrations Inspired by 1930s Cartoons

The art style of early cartoons from the 1920s-1930s era is known as “Rubber Hose”. It refers to the bendy limbs of cartoon characters from Disney and Fleischer Studios, such as Felix the Cat, Betty

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10 Classic Typefaces Every Designer Should Own (and where to get them for free!)

Just like all design trends, font styles come and go, but there are a number of timeless typefaces that will never go out of fashion. Eric Gill, Adrian Frutiger and Max Miedinger are celebrated names

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Where to Find Two Extra Blending Modes Hidden in Photoshop!

I’m sure we’re all familiar with Photoshop’s blending modes. Multiply, Screen, Soft Light and Overlay are among the most commonly used, but have you ever heard of Behind and Clear?! Despite decades of Photoshop experience,

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The Best Procreate Brushes for iPad (Free & Premium Packs)

Procreate for iPad is a creative application for artists that makes use of the iPad’s sensitive display to draw directly on-screen. It’s becoming an increasingly popular tool with illustrator’s and letterers who enjoy being able

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These Talented Artists Virtually Tune Up Cars in Adobe Photoshop

Virtual tuning is the artistic genre where car-loving graphic artists digitally transform vehicles into unique modified cars, using the kinds of aftermarket wheels, bodykits and spoilers available in real life, but with a hyper-stylised appearance.

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30 Unique Packaging and Label Designs for Whisky Bottles

Alcoholic beverage products are one of my favourite mediums to feature in design inspiration showcases, there’s such a diverse range of artistic styles between beer cans and liquor bottles, as featured in previous showcases. Whiskey

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