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Branding / Web Design

February 4th, 2016
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Printing brought to life

February 2nd, 2016

BRINGS YOUR IDEAS TO THE SURFACE   VISUAL MERCHANDISING   View more at Norwood 

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Limited edition art prints by Noumeda Carbone

Limited edition art prints by Noumeda Carbone

January 25th, 2016

Limited edition art prints by Award Winner illustrator Noumeda Carbone. Edition of 100, signed and numbered by the artist. Please feel free to contact me if you require additional information about my available art prints …

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Star Wars Snowflakes

December 21st, 2015

Star Wars Snowflakes by Anthony Herrera. More Star Wars Snowflakes here.

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Avengers Pigs

December 13th, 2015

Avengers Pigs illustrations by Roni Aguiar. More Avengers pigs illustrations on thaeger.com

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Caricatures by Ed van der Linden

I am a freelance illustrator, graphic designer and photographer in the Netherlands. I mainly work in advertising. I also do event caricatures for weddings, anniversaries, gifts and private commissions . Most of my work is digitally drawn, but if there is time i like to draw traditionally in graphite pencil, pastel and charcoal or paint in oil or watercolor.

For a caricature i try to get my hands on as much pictures of the subject as i can. In the case of a celebrity that isn’t a problem of course, but with private commissions or caricatures of co-workers’ anniversaries it’s often hard to get decent reference. I then study the subject and try to find the features that are most ‘off-standard’ and exaggerate those features. The challenge is to determine what to exaggerate and what feature is to be left alone. You can’t exaggerate every feature because the chance of loosing likeness is very likely. I then set up a few lines as a reference for placement of the eyes, nose, mouth and face shape. I don’t sketch very detailed because i found that i change a lot while ‘painting’, (that is the big advantage of drawing digitally) so a detailed sketch is a waste of time. Then i go on ‘painting’ the entire face until a stage is reached where i think it’s finished. If there is time i let it rest for a while (preferably a couple of days) and check if any improvement can be made.

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