• Films that Honor Martin Luther King
    Film & Video

    Films that Honor Martin Luther King

    Learn about the films that honor the memory of Martin Luther King. A cinematic journey through the history of the fight for civil rights. This inspirational list of movies delves deep into the American Baptist minister and activist's life and his overall influence. MLK became the most visible spokesperson and leader of the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. 1. Boycott (2001)

  • Illustration Tutorial: Shading Techniques with Ink
    Illustration Teacher

    Illustration Tutorial: Shading Techniques with Ink

    Discover Fito Espinosa’s tips for shading your illustrations with ink to give them a professional edge When it comes to inking your drawings, shading is one of the most complicated techniques to get right. With acrylics, watercolors, or other painting and drawing materials, we use different tones to capture the shadows created when light hits an object. However, when using ink, we’re only working with one tone and we can't make it lighter or darker. In this blogpost, painter, illustrator, and visual artist Fito Espinosa (@fitoespinosa) teaches us different shading techniques using either black or color ink. You can watch the tutorial below:

  • 10 Astonishing Artificial Intelligence Applications
    Domestika

    10 Astonishing Artificial Intelligence Applications

    Explore how AI is transforming lives! Discover some practical AI applications shaping our world today. Artificial Intelligence, the wondrous amalgamation of machine learning and deep learning, is not just a buzzword anymore. It's the heartbeat of innovation, permeating every facet of our existence, from education to healthcare, from marketing to transportation. Join us on a riveting journey through the world of AI as we unravel its myriad applications that are reshaping our world.

  • Typography Tutorial: 3 tips for choosing a typeface
    Typography, Calligraphy and Lettering Teacher

    Typography Tutorial: 3 tips for choosing a typeface

    Practical tips for choosing a typeface, to take into account before starting your graphic design project When we want to communicate something, it is as important to decide what we say as how we say it: content is as important as form. When starting a graphic design project in which we are going to include text, this rule is even more essential: the typography we choose (the form) will completely transform what we want to say (the content) To help you when choosing a typography for your project, the graphic designer specialized in editorial design Enric Jardí (@enricjardi) has 3 essential tips to always keep in mind

  • Cinema 4D Tutorial: advanced techniques for letter modeling
    Film & Video Teacher

    Cinema 4D Tutorial: advanced techniques for letter modeling

    Learn "old school" techniques to model lettering, creating plane by plane the whole object with Zigor Cinema 4D is one of the most widely used software on the market for modeling all kinds of 3D elements: characters, objects, lettering... Although its learning curve can be scary at first, the truth is that its interface is not as complex as it seems at first glance and once we overcome the initial bumps, we can try more and more customized techniques To get you into the world of 3D modeling of letters, we have a master in the field: the illustrator and 3D designer Zigor Samaniego, a professional teacher with a very long career related to the management of Cinema 4D. Discover below his advanced techniques for 3D lettering modeling:

  • Revolutionary Van Gogh AI Experience at Musée D’Orsay
    Art

    Revolutionary Van Gogh AI Experience at Musée D’Orsay

    Dive into Van Gogh's world with Musée D’Orsay's 'Hello Vincent'—a unique, AI-driven dialogue with the artist himself. The time has come! They finally resurrected an artist you can talk to! And they chose Vincent van Gogh... Yes, the guy that was so depressed he cut his own ear off! Chatting with him must be a blast...!

  • Van Gogh's Influence On Other Artists
    Illustration

    Van Gogh's Influence On Other Artists

    The years go by, but Van Gogh's influence on the art world remains undoubted On a day like today, exactly 171 years ago, one of the great geniuses of the visual arts world, Vincent Van Gogh, was born in Zundert (Netherlands). Unfortunately, he never knew that his work was going to triumph and become one of the most highly valued in the art world. On the contrary, his brother bought his paintings, making believe that he had other buyers, Van Gogh found out and went completely mad. But almost two centuries after his birth, the great exponent of post-impressionism continues to inspire and influence painters all over the world with his work. Today, in commemoration of the anniversary of his birth, we take a look at artists who have shown Van Gogh's influence throughout his career. Yayoi Kusama

  • The Art of Dehydrating Flowers: My Personal Guide
    Craft Teacher

    The Art of Dehydrating Flowers: My Personal Guide

    As the founder of Estúdio PiMa and a passionate enthusiast of the botanical universe, I have always sought in nature an inexhaustible source of inspiration. The use of dehydrated flowers in my projects is one of my passions, and here, I would like to share with you a bit of my knowledge and experience in this enchanting field.

  • Craft Tutorial: tips to create textures with epoxy clay
    Craft Teacher

    Craft Tutorial: tips to create textures with epoxy clay

    Learn to loosen your hand and familiarize yourself with the material by obtaining different textures with Francesca Dalla Benetta. Epoxy modeling clay is a very versatile material that allows you to create all kinds of sculptures and simulate a wide variety of textures on its surface. This plasticine can become hair, tree bark, skin... If you are using this material for your creations, the plastic artist and sculptor Francesca Dalla Benetta (@francesca_dallabenetta) teaches you in the following video how to texturize your compositions with epoxy plasticine. Ready to make your sculptures come to life?

  • VFX Tutorial: How to Make a DIY Green Screen
    Film & Video Teacher

    VFX Tutorial: How to Make a DIY Green Screen

    Learn to make a green screen and integrate your digital compositions with material you can easily find at home Video cameras and digital video editing programs mean that anyone can make effects that just a few decades ago were only achievable for huge production companies in the comfort of their own homes. Among those, the green screen sticks out: an element that allows us to integrate backdrops in our digital compositions, making it possible to put our characters in any situation we can imagine. Juan Olivares (@juanolivares), digital VFX designer, shows us how to make our own homemade green screen and create incredible scenes in our videos. Find out how in the video below:

  • Tips for reviewing the structure of a template in Canva
    Design Teacher

    Tips for reviewing the structure of a template in Canva

    When we are going to start designing a template for a presentation it is very important to create a structure sketch before designing, so you can get an idea of what you want to create and your template or presentation will be solid and effective. Here I share with you some tips to review and improve the structure of your template: Do some pre-planning: Before you start designing, define the objectives of your presentation, identify the key information and images you need to include and visualize how you want the presentation to flow.

  • How to Draw Hair (+Free Download)
    Illustration

    How to Draw Hair (+Free Download)

    Are your illustrated characters balding rapidly? We have the perfect free downloadable tutorial on how to draw hair! It will look good as new! Hairstyle is a key point in character design. How would you like us to perceive your fellow cartoons? If you take proper care of their appearance they could become iconic, but if your illustrations only have three long greasy hairs (because you got lazy drawing the fourth) we will think your characters are institutionalized in a mental hospital, at best... Or at worst, that they are all Homer Simpson's relatives... Is that what you were looking for? Iconic Cartoon Hairdos

  • 10 Tarantino's must-see movies
    Photography

    10 Tarantino's must-see movies

    Immerse yourself in the cinematic world of Quentin Tarantino with this list of his 10 must-see films What better way to celebrate the birthday of the great master of cinema Quentin Tarantino than by watching some of his films? The American director and producer turns 61 today and we want to commemorate it by giving you 10 ideas of films that you absolutely have to see sometime in your life. Get the popcorn ready and enjoy! Pulp Fiction (1994)

  • Unleash Your Illustration Skills with 3 Expert Tips from Urban Anna
    Illustration

    Unleash Your Illustration Skills with 3 Expert Tips from Urban Anna

    Join Astrid Wielinga, aka Urban Anna, for invaluable tips on using fineliners in watercolor illustrations. Get inspired and learn more about her whimsical watercolor course. Calling all aspiring artists and seasoned illustrators alike! Get ready to elevate your artistry with three game changing tips from the talented Astrid Wielinga (@urbananna), also known as Urban Anna. In this article, we'll dive into Astrid's expert advice on using fineliners in watercolor illustrations, guaranteed to ignite your creativity and inspire your next masterpiece.

  • 8 Projects to Celebrate Quentin Tarantino
    3D & Animation

    8 Projects to Celebrate Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino turns 61 today and we pay tribute to him with this compilation of projects in which he has served as inspiration When it comes to auteur cinema, Quentin Tarantino is among the top representatives of the genre. The great American director is now over 60 years old and, as a tribute, we have compiled eight projects created by members of the Domestika community and that is a small sample of the passion for the figure of Tarantino across the planet. Gallo Lopez

  • Understanding Patents: A Comprehensive Guide
    Design

    Understanding Patents: A Comprehensive Guide

    Gain insights into the essentials of patents, including types, importance, and when to patent your invention for optimal protection. Welcome, innovators and entrepreneurs, to an in-depth exploration of patents. Today, we'll dissect the intricacies of Intellectual Property, delve into various types of patents, and discuss the critical considerations for determining when to seek patent protection.

  • After Effects Tutorial: Basic Path or Stroke Vector Graphic Animation
    Typography, Calligraphy and Lettering Teacher

    After Effects Tutorial: Basic Path or Stroke Vector Graphic Animation

    Experiment with typography motion with this simple After Effects technique with Holke 79 Small animations, gifs, short videos with animated texts and other multimedia content can make the difference to your social media posts. With After Effects, the Adobe software used to create special effects in post-production, you can create simple and attractive pieces intuitively and with the use of fairly few resources. In the following tutorial, motion graphics design Borja Holke (@holke79) explains how to add movement to a simple composition of image and text, turning it into a basic animated graphic using After Effects. Learn more in the video below:

  • How to become an artist
    Design

    How to become an artist

    Embarking on the journey to become a professional artist is a voyage that combines unparalleled challenges and rewards. If your passion lies in art and you aspire to pursue it as a career, this guide will provide valuable information to successfully navigate through this creative and exciting journey.

  • Storytelling Tutorial: Key Ingredients for Telling Your Personal Story
    Marketing Teacher

    Storytelling Tutorial: Key Ingredients for Telling Your Personal Story

    Learn the basics of telling your own story with Antonio Núñez In recent years, the art of storytelling has gone beyond the purely narrative to influence elements of our society such as marketing, politics, and more. Knowing how to tell your own story to convince and inspire listeners helps you define your role as a creative and establish your personal brand. Antonio Núñez (@antonionunezstorytelling), communication consultant and expert in storytelling, goes over the key ingredients for a personal story that will captivate and persuade an audience. Find out below:

  • Photography Tutorial: Creating a Set for a Self-Portrait Shoot
    Photography Teacher

    Photography Tutorial: Creating a Set for a Self-Portrait Shoot

    Photographer and writer Danny Bittencourt shares tips for creating the perfect set and tackling the technical and conceptual challenges posed by a self-portrait shoot Self-portraiture is an art form that is full of meaning; it is a way to transform your emotions and motivations into powerful, intimate and mysterious stories. You set the tone of the photograph and are in charge from start to finish. To make an impact, apart from emotion, a self-portrait requires a well-planned set, which incorporates different elements. Danny Bittencourt (@dannybbittencourt), a photographer and writer, shows us how to create the perfect set and tackle the technical and conceptual challenges posed by a self-portrait shoot. Discover more below:

  • Drawing Tutorial: Learn to Sketch Your Surroundings
    Illustration

    Drawing Tutorial: Learn to Sketch Your Surroundings

    Dive deep into the art of drawing from observation with Astrid Wielinga, an expert in capturing the essence of surroundings through sketching. In this tutorial, you'll uncover essential techniques, from honing your observation skills to translating what you see onto paper with precision. Welcome to an exciting journey into the world of urban illustration! Today, we're thrilled to embark on an adventure guided by the talented Astrid Wielinga (@urbananna), also known as Urban Anna. Get ready to unleash your creativity as we explore Astrid's tutorial, where she shares invaluable insights on observing and sketching your surroundings with finesse.

  • How To Become a Tattoo Artist
    Craft

    How To Become a Tattoo Artist

    Becoming a tattoo artist is an exciting career path that combines art, technical skill, and personal expression. For those interested in delving into the world of tattooing, this article will provide a comprehensive guide covering everything from types of tattoos to career opportunities and resources needed to start in this creative industry.

  • Fashion Illustration Tutorial: How to Create a Mockup
    Design Teacher

    Fashion Illustration Tutorial: How to Create a Mockup

    Learn to create a mockup in Adobe Photoshop with Robert Tirado When it comes to editorial design, it’s important that we test out our illustrations and photographs on the finished product. Will these two images go well together on the same page? Does this cover work? Design mockups help us to answer these questions before going to print. In the following video tutorial, illustrator, art director, and graphic designer Robert Tirado (@roberttirado) shows us how to use editorial design mockups to experiment with our illustrations and see how they work together with other design elements. Learn more below:

  • Watercolor Tutorial: How To Paint Eyes Step By Step
    Illustration Teacher

    Watercolor Tutorial: How To Paint Eyes Step By Step

    Learn these basic tips to start working on your watercolor portrait eyes with Sol Barrios The eyes are the element of the face express the most and bring the most personality to a portrait. Therefore, it is important that we dedicate special attention and detail to them in our projects. In this tutorial, Sol Barrios (@solbarrios), watercolorist and muralist, teaches us how to approach the drawing of the eyes step by step in a watercolor portrait. You can follow the process in the following video: