Design

Guitar stompbox mockup

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I’ve been working on my own passion projects for a while now. Like making my own guitar effect pedals, and spending some more time on my retro gaming collection. Sadly my illustration work and such is lacking as a result. But hey… Why not combine the two passions? So one thing led to another and […]

Illustration

St. Martin – Patron of the Styrian New Year

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So today is St. Martins day. Or, as we in Maribor call it, the “Styrian New Year”. Why do we call it that? Well around here, St. Martin is the patron of Wine making. Slovenian Styrians are kind of known for heavy drinking habits. So in Slovenia St. Martin’s day is known as “Martinovo” and is a pseudo national holiday […]

Design

Negative space logos

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Negative space logos are my favourite type of logo. I’ve been trying my hand at them for a while now and while searching for inspiration on other blogs and videos I’ve gathered a few that I like the best. Negative space is the space around or in between the subject inside an image. Probably the […]

Design

99designs sucks

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Let’s not beat around the bush, 99designs sucks for clients, designers and illustrators. I’ve been registered on 99designs for a few years but never really participated in anything until recently. My thinking was that it can’t really be ALL bad if people are actually participating. Soon I felt on my own skin how bad this […]

Illustration

Speed drawing scientist character

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I’m trying out some speed drawing and video editing. I’m thinking of making some video tutorials :). This is a speed drawing of a scientist/doctor type character. I did everything in Illustrator except for the initial sketch. If you like this subscribe to my YouTube channel :). If you like what I do and appreciate […]

Other

Finding inspiration in the weirdest places

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Intro It’a been a while since I’ve actually written this and was basically contemplating not posting this because the post is kind of weird and only semi related to my other posts. Also it gets kind of weird at a certain point so bare with me :). I applied for a job that was basically […]

Design

Are good video game graphics important?

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The importance of graphics in video games is debatable. Some may consider them not important at all, some say they are secondary and some say they are what caries video games. If the story is good and gameplay is good, games don’t need good graphics. But is that true? History First of all let’s take […]

Illustration

My favorite Drew Struzan movie posters

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Drew Struzan is one of the the biggest names in Hollywood. He’s not an actor though, he’s an illustrator and painter. His poster art is regarded as some of the best in the world and for good reason. His posters are awesome! Sadly they are not as common these days since digital poster designs have […]

Tutorials

Adobe Illustrator – shadowing

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How I shade in adobe Illustrator isn’t as straight forward as in Photoshop. In Photoshop you grab a brush, or the burn tool and your mostly set to go. In Illustrator you first need your lineart vectorized and colored. I’ve covered this in my how to draw lineart in Illustrator, live trace and coloring in […]