Month: March 2015

At Creative by the Sea we are mostly specialized in digital artwork and web design, that’s why taking “Poster Design: Textures and Halftones for Screen Printing” from Skillshare was so interesting and challenging for us. The class was offered by DKNG, a really talented Graphic Studio based on Los Angeles. Designing using Screen Printing Techniques […] Read More

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Tagged: graphic design illustration poster

After taking the DKNG‘s class in Skillshare and making my first Illustrated Geometrical Animal I have felt inspired and I wanted to do something different. I wanted to push myself and go further than my confort zone, and that was drawing human beings. I had always had hard time drawing human faces, specially eyes and noses, […] Read More

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In our way of improving we have been experimenting with new techniques and styles to illustrate and design. We enrolled to DKNG‘s class in Skillshare. In that class the challenge was illustrating an animal using geometrical shapes. Geometrical Animal Illustration Design Illustrating using geometrical shapes is not something new, but it looks like all those […] Read More

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A piece of inspiration It’s funny sometimes how the inspiration can just show up when you least expect it … I was randomly listening the radio when Black Flies from Ben Howard started to sound, that idea came to my mind and I haven’t been able to stop it until I have designed it! Even […] Read More

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Mar
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2015

This last week we have been working for a new client from Barcelona, Spain. We are creating a new Brand Identity for this new and cool company called Open on Sundays. Here you can see some of the proposals we have been working on… Open on Sundays Open on Sundays is a company based in […] Read More

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CSS3 and pseudo classes bring a ton of new possibilities to reach limits that we couldn’t even have thought were possible just with CSS. I’m sharing with you some tips to create cool shadows, responsive and just with CSS (Actually we cheat a little bit, the third shadow requires some JS to make it responsive). […] Read More

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I have been always really curious about those nice and smooth animated GIFs that you can see in Dribbble. How are they done? What techniques are used? How can you bring to life your illustrations? Animated GIF with After Effects The secret was revealed to me after taking one of Fraser Davidson‘s classes. I learnt […] Read More

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I have recently been working in a new WordPress Theme what set out a small and interesting challenge. In my search to do things a little bit different I had designed one of the sections using rounded diamonds for my thumbnails, that looked cool (as you can see in the main image of the article) but […] Read More

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Interesting video about the process of creating a logo. Designer Aaron Draplin from Draplin Design Co. shows us his particular way to create a logo, from the paper and pencil to the computer in 15 minutes … Really good advises and great motivation to keep pushing our work even further!

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