Photo by Marina Nozyer. Continuing the series of my Preparing for a trip posts (1, 2, 3) here is a list of sites you might want to use to get statistics on different subjects in different countries around the globe. Speedcheck.org This site gives you information about average download and […]
From time to time everyone’s battery needs to be boosted. Here’s the list of legal and in most cases natural stimulators you can easily buy to enhance your productivity for a short (0.5 – 5 hours) period of time. Here’s the list of Caffeine-containing substances (Caffeine’s duration is 1.5 – […]
This tutorial is dedicated to vector landscapes technics. The main instrument used in this tutorial is Pen Tool (P), so you can use any vector software to create such landscapes. I did it with the help of Adobe Illustrator CS4, but you can do it with Adobe Illustrator 8 as […]
Check out my new September free wallpaper: You can download the hi resolution files with a calendar and without it for free.
Crime Rate The only thing worse than living in a foreign country without money is to live there without an instrument to earn ’em. The crime rate in a country / city / village / whatever you are going to should be a point to worry about. Hiding your laptop […]
If you’ve ever asked yourself: How to improve coffee’s waking effect without drinking more of it? – the answer is: Add 3-4 frozen cherries.
Living a life of a freelancer requires very little physical effort – you don’t need to go almost anywhere except business meetings and places to find food (supermarkets, cafe, restaurants, etc.). It’s obvious everyone needs regular exercise to be healthy enough to live pleasant life, but when you’re working 10-12 […]
Prepare yourself to work less When planning your workflow during a trip it’s very important to understand that working outside familiar workspace will reduce your productivity unless you don’t care where to work (then why would you like to go on a journey?). So what you need to do is […]
Here’s my new free wallpaper entry for Smashing Magazine. Watching Universe Twirl You can download it for free in different dimensions from Smashing Magazine (it’s somewhere in the bottom of the post). Check out also my girlfriend’s entry: Summer cat by Marina Nozyer You can also download it for free […]
Here’s my entry for Creative Sessions. Feel free to download it!
Being a freelancer means that technically you can work from anywhere you can find Internet. But a trip to a new country (or even a new neighborhood) could be a challenge! Here is the first part of a list of things you’d better do before you go on a journey. […]
Below is a small collection of music videos that look like illustration. If you press “pause” you can see a very nice illustration instead of video almost anytime! Austin TV / Shiva from Alberto Cerriteño on Vimeo. The Beatles Rockband Intro from Stephane coedel on Vimeo. The Beatles Rockband Outro […]
This time I’ve decided to leave maximum white (in this case black) space for users needs – so one can place all the icons, shortcuts, etc without hitting the graphics. You can download this wallpaper from Smashing Magazine for free. If you like this wallpaper, you might be interested in […]
All of us face dull work time to time. Here are some options how to avoid negative feelings about it. Delegate it to someone It might look simple, but you are still responsible for the result and you have to pay the person for this work. If you’re a good […]
It’s no secret that being a freelance designer/developer/photographer/copywriter/etc is kind of hard cause there are so many distracting things around and there’s no one to tell you that you have to focus on work except yourself. After almost three years of freelancing I’ve found out a nice and easy way […]
Watching time-lapse videos is always fun! Besides you can learn some techniques and get inspired. Here are six time-lapse illustration creation videos showing different styles and approaches to this process. 2 Feet on the Ground from Kevin Briones on Vimeo. CS15 – Spacecraft Illustration from Super Silo on Vimeo. Chameleon […]
Yesterday I went to the cinema to watch “Enter the void” by Gaspar Noé. Frankly speaking, I though it would be more philosophical and sophisticated piece of art – not just a drug dealer’s life-story. The moment that caught my eye was right in the beginning when the guy was […]
Well, I’ve finally have set up everything for a blog and I’m going to post on a regular basis. I’ll start updating my portfolio shortly. Until that you can check out my DA and Behance accounts. Download this wallpaper (1680x1050px)