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IAD is now

To all the artists who dedicate their efforts – resources – dreams – LIFE to making this world more beautiful! Don’t give up – no matter what – the world needs you.

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ndlr: Today is International Artist Day and to celebrate it yearlong – I have kicked off a new category on Netdiver: ART!

@itsstefa rocks

Stef Thiele is a painter living in Hamburg and happens to be the one artist – I admire the most. Her work is so modern and versatile. It can even translate well into marketing campaigns..

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Having observe her evolution over the past year or so – is an indication of greatness in becoming. She is the first artist I feature on Netdiver mag. Not the last! Stay tuned.

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Excerpt from her artist manifesto:

I am a viking. But despite my own uncompromising determination, my works consist of a difficult-to-describe mix of euphoric "what if’s" and melancholic “could have been’s”.

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The yearning for spontaneity and freedom collides with the compulsion to try to foresee the future and plan it meticulously. This is translated into busy, colourful compositions that are seemingly unable to find a clear focus.

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Often whole pictures are buried beneath the surface of a completed work, with only tiny parts of the past peeking through the hundreds of layers of thick brushstrokes and poured and thrown acrylic paint. Each picture is a battlefield – a back and forth between giving up control and winning it back.

Follow her i/G feed!

ban.do rules!

If and only if, you have used or seen ban.do products will you make sense of the following homage to this entrepreneurial pop girls phenomena.

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It started in August 2008.. and it went ‘boom’ in a matter of a couple of years. Their mission? Stay serious about fun! Follow the link to read about their trajectoire.

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I am using their 19-month planner and I love it! At onset – I went.. mmm.. a bit too girly for me.. but it grew on me and now I am sold. Oh I love stickers too!

Take 10: Weightless

The community winnders of the Take 10: Weightless challenge.

This is an Adobe quarterly contest in which you create an artwork under a theme using 10 images (and no additional images).

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Victor Murillo. (Jaw on the floor.)

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Jo Hucek

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Hanene Bouachour

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Alex Plesovskich

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The stock images for this round – were not – huh – exactly a bowl of cherries.

I’m Back!

Has it been 7 weeks already? Never took time off from publishing nor curation to focus on creating ART only. Read the whole post for a more in-depth reveal of my new career direction.

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Change of avatar = new journey for me.

Updated avatar reflects both sides of what content to expect in my feed: design + art.

cgwarex new avatar

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Netdiver mag will publish again – weekly – and as of right now lol. I still hold a lot of appreciation and respect for creators in the industry. Guess I just can’t stop showing what inspires me.

Curation of design + abstract art in the XXI century have resume.

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If you like Colourpop art – follow my Instagram feed to view my color explorations and where I share about processes, artist life, tools and tips. Oh and the Merge series is well under way, and I have loads of new works to show.

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Editorial addendum

Red hot on my mind is ‘content‘.. visual and written. What and how – staged or not – to show? What and how – personal or not – to write?

My eureka moment came when I realized I wanted to share my ‘explorations’ – as a big eye wanderer and record the ‘journey’.

That’s it. Simple. No limits – no constraints – no agenda – no schedule – no performance – no imaginary crowd to please.

I am on the ‘move’ creatively – an artistic explorer of sort – this is who I am – so who I am I – I will share.

Colourpop worlds

_Colourpop worlds invitation_

I am thrilled! On March 3 launched my _first_ art exhibit (that include generative art + abstract paintings + fluid art).

Part installation as well as digital – over 50 works will carousel – on two vertically oriented MEURAL monitors.

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So if you in da hood – Look in the Windows – on 13 N Main Street, South Norwalk, CT 06854

Try the QR code of exhibit!

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ndlr: Event organizer + sponsors page info: Getfizz

Going on an Art furlough

_Going on Art furlough_

Netdiver Mag will be on hiatus until mid-March /18. I am embarking in a most exciting phase of my life: preparing an exhibition worthy portfolio of both generative arts + abstract & plus fluid art paintings.

On top of that – 3 print portfolios to showcase paintings + generative art to gallery owners.

A lot and lots of work ahead.

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As you can see in the staging above – the orientation of renders is pretty much left to the taste of the buyer.

Follow my journey on /iG.

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I use an _honor system_ to sell my art: in love with one or to gift someone? DM/ and make me a fair offer (pricing do not include shipping & handling).

All renders available to download as hires to print locally. Gift Art now!

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Just Like Cake – 11 x 14 canvas – fluid art

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Search for inspiration on Netdiver Mag.

rss / ello / twitter / pinterest / soundcloud

/ Elsewhere

 

Ellodesign

Ello.co/ellodesign

Want to discover like-mind creatives? Looking for curated visual inspiration? Looking for talent to hire? Submit new work?

Follow feed.

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Carole's Ello

Ello.co/cgwarex

Welcome to my new social hub where I post my abstract art and curate beautiful catching my attention.

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Carole's Ello

Colourpop artist ~ I study and explore and express the world of colors.

follow my journey

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Communication Arts

Communication Arts 2018 — various disciplines call for entries.

Deadlines:
Illustration — January 11/19
Photography — March 8/19
Design — May 3/19
Advertsing — May 3/19

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IdN Magazine

IdN magazine

International designers Network is a publication for creative people on a mission to amplify and unify the design community.

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The One Show

The One Show 19

Prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment.

Deadline: 2nd — November 30
Final — January 31/19

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Alt Summit

Alt Oasis 2019.

Design bloggers, lifestyle writers, and creative entrepreneurs event to facilitate growth and innovation: 10 years!

Upcoming: March 24 - 29 / 19

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AIGA 2018

AIGA conference

Provocative speakers, sessions and face-to-face roundtables with design heroes.

Upcoming: April 4-6 / 19

 

YWFT

YouWorkForThem — Good design needs good fonts! YWFT is privately owned and run by designers.

Rocking it since 2001.

/ Highlighted talents

 

They LUV design! #13

Mind-blowing visual feats and original designs I recently discovered.

Previously: #12 - #11 - #10 - #9 - #8 - #7 - #6 - #5 - #4 - #3 - #2 - #1

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They LUV drawing! #3

Illustration is probably the largest creative area to express (mostly without words) a message.

Previously: #1 - #2

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A type of Show #5 – I love typography - these projects caught my eye.

Previously: #4 - #3 - #2 - #1

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Moodboards #1 – Branding collaterals staged and served with conceptual brilliance.

 

/ About us?

 

A little (www) Story. In 1995, JF and I started a little project — Netdiver.

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Editorials by Carole Guevin

Editorials. Design topics or issues that have impacted me or our creative industry. .

Over 50 articles.

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Kuvva interview

Kuvva interview

A short interview on how to build a strong portfolio + self-promotion.

 

Art {c/y}
Abstract art in the XXI Century and who is creating it.

Netdiver Magazine

#ISSN 1911-866X

Carole Guevin

Carole Guevin is a culture creator / editor / curator / artist / creative activist / geek / songwriter showcasing the design digital culture.

No hype just beautiful

Reach my inbox °

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Netdiver review galleries

/ Design inspiration

Netdiver long-standing minis captures (200 x 115 px) galleries.

Pick one -> read review

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/ Illustration

Vast array of drawing styles
401 reviews

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/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
357 reviews

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/ Industrial

Products / packaging design / spaces +
331 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
286 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting today
209 reviews

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/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
550 reviews

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/ Powagirrrls

Women who rock the design scene with _more_ than pink design
389 reviews

/ Insider info

 

Netdiver Vintage

Netdiver Vintage edition

What was new in design worldwide — sort of a very unofficial record of web history as captured from {1998 - 2007}.

Over 2.3k+ projects.

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Netdiver static

Netdiver static

Walk down memory lane: archived static news in design from 1998-2008.

Start from beginning

Start in 2008

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Netdiver Best of the Year

Best Of The Year (BOTY)

Netdiver Best of the Year is a yearly compilation of projects / talents who made a lasting impression the previous year.

/ 2016 edition

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Special Feature issues

Special Feature issues

Self-curation experiment coupled with minimalist interviews with people in the design industry I admire.

By invitation only

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Visual Brain Gravity

Visual Brain Gravity is a producer and developer of concepts, products and brand experiences.

Driven by vision.

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WAABM

We are all beautiful minds aka WAABM is equal part made of songwriters / music composers JF Simard + Carole Guevin

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Netdiver Mag is sweet

Terrific product or service or event and wanna reach a fabulous international audience?

Advertise with us

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