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Why doodles look better on moleskines, we might never really know. What we do know is that this particular notebook has fueled, if not revived, many artists’ love for traditional sketching. Even artists who have long practiced digital arts seem to be enamored.
Looking into some of the most creative sketches online, we’ve discovered how great they truly are! Imagine such works on your website, on posters, on business cards, on basically anything. They come in all shapes and sizes. Ask an artist and they might even list art media that they love to use with their moleskines: some may tell you that they love ball-point pens or fountain pens, some may tell you that they prefer watercolors and some may even tell you that they fancy doing mixed-media.
Whichever way, if you add these media with moleskines and talent, we’re pretty sure one will never go wrong. For today, you can feast your eyes on some of the finest moleskine illustrations. Get inspiration and feel free to share links of similar artworks you’ve discovered or have made yourself on the comments below.
SKIN PAPER DEEP: MOLESKINE ARTWORKS THAT WOW
Moleskine Artwork by Irina Vinnik
I made this tutorial to show step by step how to draw a realistic pink rose. For this lesson I will be working on Canson Mi Tientes black paper and using Prismacolor Colored Pencils. Every color that I mention will be of the Prismacolor brand.
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Step 1 The first step is a basic outline. Since it is extremely hard to erase colored pencil, I did my outline on a seperate piece of paper and transfered it.
Designing a website isn’t just all graphics and strings of code, it takes style. This means that with most websites you come across, you’re bound to see a certain style being implemented or adapted. With these styles designers and others are able to reach a broader crowd and extend their brands or portfolios to the possibility of being recognized by potential clients.
There are a variety of different styles, and with it being just as hard to choose one of them, we’ve taken the liberty to discuss the styles that stand out the most. Hopefully you’re able to find use of this post and effectively implement a style or two into your portfolio.
Implementing photo-manipulations into your portfolio will surely grab the attention of your visitors. Your users will immediately be engaged and depending on the what’s in your portfolio, you can even include one of your works of art into your web design. Many times this style is used as a large background that surrounds that pages layout.
Here are a few examples of websites that have adapted this style: