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Haunting Comic Book & Movie Character Illustrations

Digital artist Adnan Ali has created a series of comic book and movie character haunting digital illustrations. This project is unique in the sense that it depicts the true dark nature of our beloved heroes. Not only Batman or Spiderman, Adnan’s artwork even touches on some cute Looney Toons characters as well as he dissects their evil side. This type…

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Cute Yellow – A Dissected Cartoon Character Illustration series

Have you ever imagined what your favourite cartoon characters would look like from the inside? I don’t suppose you have. There is one guy that has though. Graphic artist Mahmoud Reefat has dedicated an entire illustration series to discovering and showing what lies underneath the skin of some of your favorite cartoon characters. In this project, called ‘Cute Yellow‘, Reefat…

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WordPress Custom Fields – A Simple Use

Custom Fields are one of those features inside WordPress that not everyone is fully aware of. While they’ve been around for awhile, they aren’t really screaming "use me" out of a standard install of WordPress. That said, they can really help you achieve some powerful and unique features in your projects. Let’s explore one simple idea of how you can…

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Competition: 10 Readers Will Win all 26 of GavickPro’s Premium Themes

Over the last few months there have been many great changes to GavickPro’s WordPress service, and to celebrate they’ve teamed up with Speckyboy to offer an amazing opportunity: 10 lucky winners will walk away with all 26 of GavickPro’s premium themes, plus access to any new themes released by them in the next 9 months, including the upcoming release of…

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Visionaries That Shaped Modern Graphic Design: John Maeda

Part of my education as a graphic designer was learning about the field’s history. Before, I thought history classes were stuffy and dull. Not this class. I was floored by the bold approaches and radical experiments I saw in this “old” work. I wrote Graphic Icons: Visionaries Who Shaped Modern Graphic Design to highlight the pioneers, like Wim Crouwel, Saul…