I’ve done so many globe illustrations over the years that I’m pretty much sick of them at this point. Back in 2006, when I first started creating stock illustrations, globes were all the rage and it’s what all the buyers wanted. Globes globes globes!
Nice title, eh? I kid you not, it took me a day and a half to think of an appropriate title for this 3d icon set. The problem is that these are not actually 3d icons. They say “3d” but they are definitely flat
Remember a year ago when I posted the side view line drawing of a Nissan R35 GT-R? If so, you probably recall that it was an illustration I created as a test to see what it would be like to create an entire series
I began my career in 1997, and back then, virtual reality was all the rage. VR was a pretty loose concept back in those days though – lots of talk about holograms, clunky hardware, and big ideas. Somehow all that fizzled away for 15
It was only last week that I was poking fun at the amount of time I spend designing icons, and here I am again, into a fresh new work week and I’ve already been given two icon assignments that are due by the end
Icons icons icons. Is that all I’m good for? According to some of my clients, yes. I’m not really complaining about that though, because creating icon sets is something I enjoy doing quite a bit and it’s one of those “mindless” types of visual
Drawing faces (or anything related to human anatomy) is not something I’m very comfortable doing. Even as a kid I could never wrap my head around the complexities of drawing superhero’s, dinosaurs, or anything with eyes and legs. Cars and airplanes were my thing!
I’ve got a simple 3-step process down for creating icons these days, and it seems to work well for high-volume production work. I’ve been creating icon sets since the very first week of my career as a visual designer, so I’d like to believe
I wasn’t going to post this, but I might as well since I have it and I’m not going to do anything else with it. It’s a fully vector Dreamstime logo, which I created from scratch at the same time I created that Stockfresh
The royalty-free stock image business is tough these days, and it’s nothing like it used to be. Competition between photographers is more fierce than ever, and the agencies themselves have evolved from being to small mom-and-pop websites to being huge publicly traded companies. As