Topic: graphic design

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The Photoshop World of Shingo Matsunuma

After beginning his career as an oil painter, the digital artist known as Shichigoro has found his way into further explorations of his themes through Photoshop. Mixing biology with organic machines, his work is influenced by anime and manga. Continue reading


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Activated the Master in Color Design & Technology

Politecnico of Milan and Università degli Studi of Milan activated the new Master in “Color Design & Technology”.
The Master aims at forming professionals able to manage technology and project issues related to the use of color in a wide set of application fields, e.g. industrial products design, interior design, communication, fashion, entertainment, indoor and outdoor lighting. Continue reading


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VIEW Conference 2012

VIEW Conference was the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX. VIEW 2012 was focused on exploring the increasingly fluid boundary between real and digital worlds.Through lectures, meetings, tributes, exhibits, screenings and demo presentations VIEW revealed the new digital frontier sweeping from cinema to architecture, from automotive design to advertisement, from medicine to videogames. Continue reading


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Technology With Teens

As digital art continues to impact contemporary art, teachers in the United States are finding innovative approaches to design. We recently caught up with Bill Blidy, a high school teacher who began his career with technology and someone who has been “tweaking” the way digital technology can enhance his students’ visions. An interisting interview by our US correspondent James and Maria Huntley. Continue reading


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Visual Computing for Cultural Heritage

The tenth appointment of the “Collana di seminari 2012 per la valorizzazione dei risultati della ricerca al Crs4″ is scheduled for October 4th , in Cagliari at the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Architecture, on the theme of “Visual computing.” During the seminar the speakers will illustrate the theories, techniques and technologies that enable the effective management, utilization, exploration and 2D and 3D visualization of large amounts of digital data in real time on various types of displays. Continue reading


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Biennale finds art in digital media

Korea is hosting 49 artists and group from 20 countries worldwide for an International Media Art Biennale with a wide range of installations, videos and interactive. Mediacity aims to show a multitude of interests that captivates the world of contemporary media art today. Continue reading


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Digital art continues to reach all parts of the world

The debate between traditionalists who create with the purity of brushes and pens against the new media artists who generate artworks with anything digital technology has to offer, is expected to continue for a long time yet. Some artists from Africa, show why their artworks are classified as digital art. Continue reading


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Is this just fun with characters?

Tiago Pinto, a Portuguese Advertising Creative working in Amsterdam, had “not-so-far-from-work-stuff” personal fun with Fonts, and developed the Type Faces project. Words at Play by Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich and Matteo Bologna was another project where the fonts are used to make portraits of famous writers. Continue reading


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Modern Street Art: when Unconventional Art encourage People

Street art can be a powerful platform for reaching the public, and many of the artists use social media (Facebook, Flickr) to maintain their fan base and to spread their art work further. In recent years, from being aggressive, street artists have mellowed down and a lot of them have taken the modern street art revolution to a more mature and humanist level, to encourage people to feel better about themselves every day. Continue reading


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Re-discovering Vrouw Maria: virtual reality simulation

The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading