Archive | November, 2011
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Field of Light: beautiful Christmas light display by Bruce Munro

Field of Light: beautiful Christmas light display by Bruce Munro

Between now and 8 January 2012, the Holburne Museum is playing host to the Field of Light – an amazing art installation by UK-based lighting expert Bruce Munro. The “Field of Light” idea first came to [Munro] after being inspired by the energy of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and marvelling at how the ground came to life after a [...]

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Recent work: Neorelic business card design

Recent work: Neorelic business card

After many months of putting it off, I’ve finally found the time – and motivation – to design my first ever business card. While I wait for my printed cards to be delivered from moo.com, I thought this would be a good opportunity to share my work. Probably the most notable feature of the card [...]

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Post-apocalyptic character design video from Dei G.

Here is yet another incredible process video – this time, from character designer Dei G. While the video may seem long at 11 minutes, this is truly enthralling stuff and will have you hooked from beginning to end. You can find more of Dei’s work at his website: deisign.com

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It’s a man’s life: vintage covers of men’s adventure magazines

It's a man's life: vintage covers of men's adventure magazines

From a time when men were men and the buttons on women’s tops were seemingly ineffective, this is a selection of covers from some of the most iconic men’s adventure magazines from the 1950s and ’60s. Targeted squarely at veterans of war readjusting to the day-to-day routine of civilian life, magazines from this genre were known [...]

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Impressive illustration process video from Glenn Jones

This video is an impressive demonstration of Glenn Jones’s skill as an illustrator. Here, 55 minutes of drawing is compressed into just 3 minutes. More of Glenn’s work – including a link to his online store, Glennz Tees – can be found here.

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Tutorial: stop Google redirecting to local search results

Recently, I’ve been hearing a few complaints about Google automatically redirecting to location-specific search results. Most of the time, this is fine. However, sometimes you might find this to be too restrictive and want to expand your search outside of your own country. Here are a couple of quick tips on how to get around [...]

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Recent work: 3D Army Tank

Recent work: 3D Army Tank

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with 3D modelling in Google SketchUp and rendering with Indigo Renderer. This is my first serious attempt at producing a fully rendered 3D model and I’m quite happy with the results. SketchUp is definitely one of the most enjoyable programs I’ve ever used and I would highly recommend [...]

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