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Fil Dunsky – the “Marmalade” Illustrations to the Reggae Music

“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Looking at the bright, naïve, funny, highly detailed and live-colored illustrations by Fil Dunsky, a 25-years old Russian illustrator, it seems this man of art has managed to find the key to unlock the problem once stated by his …

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Fonts Embedding for Advanced Web Design

There is a wide variety of fonts today, ranging from traditional serif typefaces and Old School fonts to modern-looking graffiti, futuristic and hand-written digital fonts. However, when it comes to web page design layout, designers have to content themselves only with a limited line of default fonts, provided by a particular operating system. The problem …

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Daily Inspirations no. 31

Famous Russian dancer, Rudolf Nureyev, once said: “Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration”. We, at Cruzine, strongly believe that technique and inspiration are equally important in graphical design. That is the reason for Cruzine magazine to offer its readers 33 inspirations on a daily basis just to ensure …

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Daily Inspirations no. 28

If you like digital art and technology innovations, today we have a new portion of resources to satisfy your creative appetite and recharge your inspiration. In this set of inspirational materials, we’ll present the works of modern photographers, digital illustration artists, typographers, and video makers. Besides, we have found some fresh news on technology innovations, …

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Carsten Witte – a Photographer of Candour

Uncovered beauty of the female body and true emotions in the eyes of every model, conceptual yet strongly meaningful visual associations, balancing between provocative nature of the nude photography and deep understanding of true art aesthetics – this is how the art photographs by Carsten Witte appear before the eyes of the audience. Being a …

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5 Free Online Alternatives to Photoshop

Today Photoshop still holds the leadership among the image processing tools for web designers and graphic editors, though many free alternative applications already follow the heels of the most successful Adobe’s product. Indeed, Photoshop is the award-winning application that regularly sets new standards in editing graphics, photo material, and digital illustrations. Photoshop also demonstrates significant …

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Daily Inspirations no. 22

The approaching weekend is itself a mighty means to inspire a person to make something unusual and extraordinary, to visit places where he has never been before, to try new activities and acquire new experiences he has never even thought about. In order to enforce the inspiring potential of a weekend itself, we offer a …

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The Contrasting Faces of China in Art Photography

Today Cruzine presents a photo gallery dedicated to China. This country, which was hidden from the Western world behind the Great Wall for centuries to protect its traditions and preserve its lifestyle and culture, amazes the whole world today with its rapid growth in terms of both quantity and quality. For many centuries, China was …

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Need Some Inspiration for Halloween? Welcome to Cruzine!

Halloween is definitely one of those feasts, which transcend the borders of traditional celebrations, like Thanksgiving Day or Christmas. Halloween is particular, for it is the only party time for ghosts and witches – actually, all those characters and magic forces, which are commonly associated with Evil. Thus, Halloween requires special and particular inspiration as …

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33 Daily Inspirations nr. 8

“Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working”. With these words Pablo Picasso expressed his attitude towards inspiration and its role in art-related activity. Obviously, it means that one can never find inspiration, until he starts working on the project. We completely agree with the great Master, though we would dare suggest that plunging …

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