Monday, April 29, 2013

Hope for Homeless People from London's Designers

 London's leading designers are giving a future to homeless people. What a beatiful project.
The Living Furniture Project employs homeless people to create beautiful furniture using reclaimed materials.
More information on their site.
The Living Furniture Project - How to buy furniture from us from Alastair Sloan on Vimeo.



Sunday, April 28, 2013

Save the Date

These are a few Save the Date Invitations i did for some friends, they will get married in summer in Portugal :) The first one was the winner, I made it in romanian, portuguese and english.





Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Best Illustrator Tutorial Sites

In every field you work you need to improve always. You need to be always up to date with the new trends and adapt your work in order to be on top with all the others.
Improving is for everyone, for beginners or advanced, no matter the area. In my case, Illustration and Vector Art is what i will be talking about.
On VectorTuts+ site you will find some of the best tutorials, interviews with the artists of the moment, free brushes and other resources to help with your projects.


If you are a fan of Photoshop, you are lucky, they also have PsdTuts+.



They have a Premium Version with a huge library of educational content, premium tutorials, courses, e-books and more.

Another great resource for tutorials is the blog of Chris Spooner, Spoon Graphics.



The third best resource is another great design blog founded by the brazilian designer Fabio Sasso, Abduzeedo.


Vector Diary has some nice tutorials as well.




With all the resources out there you just need the time to get started and create your own beautiful designs.

Practice makes perfect !


Monday, April 22, 2013

Happy Earth Day !


''I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.''

  Happy Earth Day Everyone :)

 
2013 Illustration



















2012 Illustration





Sunday, April 21, 2013

This was my first comic strip :) Next ones will be better, but i still like the outcome.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Best Graphic Design Inspiration Sites



These are some of the sites I like to read for Inspiration. I have them all bookmarked.
Some of the best artists are there and you will find for sure some You will like.
Here they are, enjoy !
    
    
 Probably the biggest community of art. They showcase all types of art.





 Here you will find creative professionals from all industries. They post work in progress and finished  projects.  






 UK's leading resource for creative professionals. I have read some great tutorials there and some interviews with great artists.   




  

The new kid from the block with some great content.




Here you will find web designs, illustrations, logo design, typography, you name it  ! It's all there.



A great blog for design inspiration  + they have some nice Tutorials.



Great logos, fotos and patterns


   
Curated work from leading creatives on Behance.
   

Get some fun, get creative !









I tried a new style today. I am a big fan of cartoons and pin-up so i gave it a try. I love the outcome. I will try some more in the next days.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Crowded

After cleaning a little my files i ended up making this illustration with elements i already had. Crowded :)

Friday, April 12, 2013

All beginnings are hard

First blog, first post, first thoughts online. It's good to be here. You'll be hearing more from me.

Cheers !
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