As a professional graphic designer and illustrator, I've come to own about a dozen similar titles, but this one is consistently my first choice when it comes to researching and creating color combinations … more
Although not an extensive volume at 240 pages, this full-color book is a practical guide to useful techniques for creating professional graphic design work using CorelDRAW. The material included familiarizes … more
I'm a professional freelance artist and designer recently moving from Adobe Ai and Ps (10+ years of experience) to the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6. I purchased this book after having read through … more
I'm a professional freelance artist and designer. I create work that ranges from full color illustrations, maps, sketches, and cover artwork to labels, layouts, greeting cards, T-shirt designs, and … more
Dave McKean is one of my favorite modern artists and his comic book works are astonishingly beautiful and haunting. His unique visual sensibility makes this text-less graphic (very graphic) erotica completely … more
Count_Orlok_22 posted a Quick Tip about Book of Dreams.
March 15, 2011
Without a doubt, this is my favorite work of art by Dave McKean and probably the quintessential painted comic book cover. Featured originally on The Sandman: Book of Dreams short story collection in 1996 … more
Count_Orlok_22 posted a Quick Tip about John Bauer.
March 04, 2011
Up until just recently I was unfamiliar with artwork of John Bauer, with the exception of Princess Tuvstarr and the Fishpond, but he's already become one of my favorite illustrators. His works provided … more
Again, Rackham creates an indelible image based on Wagner's Ring Cycle. Thor, also called Donner, is presented here in all of his glory; his cape bellowing in the wind, his hammer held high, a look of … more
Count_Orlok_22 posted a Quick Tip about Freya.
November 03, 2010
Monkey High!, Vol. 1 is a Shojo Beat Manga (Japanese comic book) written for a teenage female audience between the ages of 16 and 18. This is the first in a series about high school students. It's … more
In all probability almost every child would like to have a dog. Perhaps some young ones know exactly the kind of dog they want - perhaps a Cocker Spaniel, an ever popular Lab, or a German Shepherd. The … more