To narrow this list down to just 5 artists was an impossible task. Therefore, I chose these 5 illustrators based on a diversity of styles and backgrounds. From the edgiest artist to children’s book illustrators, I have chosen a brief glimpse of the super-imaginative illustration work from US artists.
Archive | Art & Graphic Design
April 29, 2014
April 22, 2014
There’s a time and place for Garamond, Century, and Gill Sans but it’s not in this article! That’s because, we’ve rounded up some of the most dangerous, rebellious, and straight-up awesome fonts that we could gather. Representing the edgier side of design, these urban fonts are free to download at the links provided and will give your artwork a bad-boy design feel that acts first and asks questions later!
April 15, 2014
The primary goal of a landing page is to capture your visitor’s attention within seconds and hold it until they’ve been convinced to purchase your product or service. But no matter how beautiful your landing page design is, if it doesn’t have a good headline chances are it’s not going to give you the desired result. A good headline tells the reader why they should stay on your page verses looking somewhere else on Internet.
April 8, 2014
You may think that logo design is all about design ability. Not true. The most successful graphic designers are those that communicate with their clients and let them in on every stage of the design process. This logo tutorial covers the actual design process from sketch to finished design, but more importantly, it outlines the need for meetings with clients.
April 2, 2014
To help you get your designs under-way, we’ve put together a list of 20 free fun fonts for you to use to get people in the party mood. Thankfully, these are not typical old-fashioned party fonts from yesteryear. The 20 fonts chosen are insanely cool fonts that represent some of the best free font designs that really should be for sale, but luckily for us, they are just a download away!
March 27, 2014
There’s a lot happening in the design world in 2014, and a host of conferences to highlight it all. Here’s a list of 8 exciting design-oriented conferences you might want to check out this year:
March 18, 2014
Put back your wallets and get out your handkerchiefs because we have 18 traditional, modern, and downright cool wedding monograms to celebrate your special event. Perfect for event organizers, designers, or couples who are looking for original monogram designs, these fully-editable Illustrator (EPS) files will look amazing on wedding stickers, invitations, projections and more!
March 17, 2014
Check out these awesome flyer and poster designs and see what some ultra-talented artists have created to get people excited about the St Patrick’s Day party.
March 13, 2014
Spring break is almost upon us again and we have some more Photoshop flyer freebies to help you create a completely rad club flyer. Whether you want to drop a fat beat on your event, or you prefer a more trancey and sophisticated vibe, these completely free-to-use flyers are just the ticket for grabbing peoples attention [...]
March 11, 2014
If you want to feed your mind and soul and were wondering what galleries and shows to visit in 2014, we have compiled a list of some of the most exciting art events that we’re looking forward to this year. We’ve tried to include the best contemporary shows as well as some fascinating exhibitions that explore Modernism, Impressionism, 20th Century abstraction, and Pop Art.
March 4, 2014
Top ‘a the morning to you all! By all the holy shamrocks, blarney, and other things green and pleasant, we have a special treat for bar owners, event marketers, and graphic designers! We’ve got 3 of the very highest quality 4×6 Photoshop flyer templates to use for your Patty’s day promotions. Designed exclusively for NextDayFlyers [...]
March 3, 2014
The big NCAA basketball tournament is almost upon us and we have FREE sports bar and restaurant templates to promote this huge sports event. Whether you’re a designer looking for resources or a bar owner in need of a high-quality flyer, these easy-to-edit 1/2 page Photoshop flyers are just the ticket for any basketball themed [...]
February 19, 2014
If you’re looking for a design gig, then take a leaf out of these graphic design résumés that show some serious thought and skill. The following examples are the kind of résumés that could get you hired, or at the very least, get your portfolio through the door!
February 17, 2014
James Shiner, founder and CEO of Yelling Mule, prides himself on “shipping.” A serial entrepreneur with 10 ventures under his belt, James took many chances before launching Yelling Mule, a boutique website design company. As a successful entrepreneur, James offers new and upcoming businesses some sound advice on setting attainable goals and finding a work-life balance.
February 12, 2014
Writer’s block. That moment when after you’ve written some great content, you’re ready to see it through, and then…bam! You hit a wall. From J.K. Rowling to the novice writer, it happens to everyone. So how do you start generating new ideas and get those creative juices flowing again? Take a look at these five tips for getting yourself back in the writing game: