From TrendHunter.com – Marketing Strategy –Rosé-Based Ice Cream Flavors – The Smitten Ice Cream Brand Offers Several Distinct Seasonal Flavors (TrendHunter.com):
(TrendHunter.com) Smitten Ice Cream is a California dessert chain that offers a range of refreshing and distinct flavors that are offered on a seasonal basis. The most unique new flavor that the chain offers is its Sonoma Rosé ice cream, which contains rosé that has notes of “wild strawberry, grapefruit pith and salt.” The cold dessert is formulated so that consumers are actually able to taste the alcohol it is made with. The Smitten Ice Cream brand offers a range of other unique seasonal flavors, including Blueberry Lavender, Early Grey with Chocolate Chips, Honey Thyme, Brown Sugar with Cinnamon Shortbread, Lemon Gingersnap, and more…
From TrendHunter.com – Marketing Strategy –18 Canned Wines and Cocktails – From Dry Canned Sangria to Elegantly Canned Cocktails (TrendHunter.com):
(TrendHunter.com) Many beverage companies have discovered that canned wines and cocktails are a great and portable way to store alcohol. For awhile, canned alcoholic beverage had gone out of favor as they were seen as the less premium option to consumers and few would even consider serving wine in a can. Now, many beverage makers are bringing back the can and serving Millennial consumers fresh, new branding opportunities to accompany this revitalized packaging option.
For awhile, canned alcoholic beverage had gone out of favor as they were seen…
From TrendHunter.com – Design Trends –Three-Dimensional Embroideries – Justyna Wołodkiewicz Creates Unique Embroidery Fused with Clay (TrendHunter.com):
(TrendHunter.com) Artist Justyna Wołodkiewicz fuses unique embroidery with abstract clay design to produce gorgeous three-dimensional objects emerging from traditional wooden hoops. The age-old art of embroidery receives a playful twist through this project, which merges thoughtful and meticulous line work with a seemingly carefree spunk. The pieces feature a range of color, and place the clay objects strategically, helping the artist create a different narrative. The abstract pieces depict scenes of blue skies and flowers, along with more recognizable objects like clocks, water and human anatomy. The clay figures emerge from the threaded frame, creating a multi-textured piece of art that’s both stunning and unconventional.
From CreativePro.com –All About Titling Fonts:
When looking for just the right display typeface, have you considered a titling font? If not, you are missing out on an entire category of possibilities. Titling fonts are typefaces designed specifically for headline or display usage. They are usually all caps, but some can contain lowercase, and even small caps! Titling fonts differ from their text counterparts in that their scale, proportion, and design details have been tweaked to look best at larger sizes. They often have an increased weight contrast between the thick and thin parts of the characters, and can sometimes have more condensed proportions than their text-sized cousins if part of a family. This sub-category of display typefaces tend to have a refined, even dramatic look ? qualities that make them an excellent choice for books, magazines, movie titles and sequences, logos, signage, or any usage that calls for large-sized type benefiting from finessed design details as well as a touch of elegance. Titling fonts can be part of an existing typeface or a stand-alone design. They are most often- but not always – serif designs with pronounced weight contrast, as it is the thin strokes that vary the most in typestyles intended for text…
From PSD Vault –VIP Exclusive Photoshop Tutorial ? Beautiful, Foggy Landscape Matte Painting:
Welcome to another Exclusive Photoshop tutorial written specifically for the PSD Vault VIP Members! This tutorial shows how to create a beautiful and realistic foggy matte painting landscape in two versions of toning. Download tutorial now at PSD Vault VIP area.
From CreativePro.com –Free Lynda.com Course ? Art and Illustration Careers: First Steps:
It’s time for another great free video from Lynda.com! Actually, this time it’s a whole free course: Kirstin Ellison’s Art and Illustration Careers: First Steps. That’s right, the whole course is free for everyone. Below are four videos from the first chapter. Here’s the official course description: If you’ve spent hours filling notebooks with sketches, and find joy in the creation of beautiful images, then you’ve probably wondered if you could turn your passion for art into a full-time job. In this course, learn the skills and tools you’ll need to pursue a career in art and illustration, and the jobs that you can get with them. Kristin Ellison – the content manager of art and illustration at LinkedIn Learning – kicks off the course by walking through the core elements of the creative process: drawing, composition, and color. Next, she highlights the specific skills and software you’ll need to successfully launch a career in 2D illustration, 3D illustration, and fine art. To wrap up, Kristin covers the business of art and illustration, sharing how to promote, present, and get paid for your work. Throughout the course, Kristin mentions additional courses you can reference to get an in-depth look at specific tools and skills…
From TrendHunter.com – Design Trends –Top 75 Design Ideas in June – From Collapsible Work Desks to Self-Inflating Lounge Seats (TrendHunter.com):
(TrendHunter.com) As the June 2017 design trends reveal, the rise of small-space living is radically changing modern design. Whether it is our workspace or our home, there is a growing emphasis on compact and modular…
From TrendHunter.com – Cool Gadgets and Gifts –Top 100 Gadget Ideas in June – From Mosquito-Repelling AC Units to Smart Waterpark Wristbands (TrendHunter.com):
(TrendHunter.com) With summer just around the corner, the June 2017 gadget trends reveal a strong emphasis on products that help consumers avoid the many issues that come with warmer weather. Whether it is staying…