Sunday, October 20, 2019

Commercial Trends in Digital Art

You don't need to be an expert in graphic design, debugging, or Django logging to understand the profit potential in digital art. What was once a strange, little-known corner of the commercial art market has gone mainstream. Take a stroll down any big-city's art walk on a cool Friday night and you'll see all sorts of interesting new items that portent huge changes in what people buy to decorate their homes.

Only a decade ago, digital art purveyors were almost unheard of in galleries, on art walks and in places where local craft people display their wares. Now, it's sometimes hard to spot the digital creators from the old-fashioned oil painters and sculptors. Here are some of the biggest areas where digital art has made inroads into the for-profit art market:


No other area of modern commercial art has been so affected by digital design as prints. Perhaps it's just common sense. Prints have been machine-pressed for decades and always involved more technology than other fields of art. When digital printing became commercially viable for large, high-quality works of art about a decade ago, there was no looking back. Even after an original print of, say, a painting is made, artist can use various digital techniques to add or subtract to what's already on the paper.

Abstract Portraits 

Portraiture is one area where digital and traditional art has combined in a wonderful, mind-expanding way. Many artists begin with a digital print, blow it up to a huge size and work with it from there, adding paint or other mediums to it to create unique pieces. This trend has been most successful in portraits, works that include the human face as the focal point. Galleries have opened up to the trend as well, often combining traditional portrait showings with pure digital shows and hybrid works. For digital artists, the human face has a special sort of intrigue.


With the advent of digital 3D printing, many people thought the sculpture market would dry up, but it's done exactly the opposite. Now there are just more options for the art buyer. The digital art craze within the field of sculpture has taken off in Asia more than anywhere else. Designers are awash in commissions to come up with busts, abstract pieces and historical works for public and private spaces.

Home Decor 

Ask any interior decorator and you'll learn about the commercial power of digital art. Many upscale homes now opt for digital artworks for large walls and living areas. A current sub-trend is altered photographs, both original and public domain works. This type of digital creativity has been around the office scene for a number of years but is now trickling down into the real estate market. Walls that once held abstract acrylic landscapes and portraits now feature wild scenes that test the vision and challenge the mind. Think of Escher, Dali and Einstein collaborating on a gigantic altered photo and you have a rough idea of the kind of digital works that decorators pine for.
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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Capturing Online Design Videos to Watch Later with Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac

If you’d like to learn more about web design, graphic design, digital art or any other related subject you’ll find that there are tons of online design videos that could be a huge help. Ranging from complete online courses to individual tutorials and guides, tips and tricks, or even just inspirational content – these videos will be an invaluable resource for any budding designer.

The one caveat if you intend to use online design videos to learn more about design is that you’ll have to be online to watch them. In most cases you won’t be able to ‘save’ these videos, so if you do want to watch them later when you’re offline your best option is to capture them using Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac.

If you already have an online design video open that you’d like to save, you can launch Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac and start immediately. The first thing you’ll have to do is click ‘Record screen’ to open the screen recorder for Mac and you can then draw a frame to define the capture area so that it encompasses the video. After that you just need to select the audio source, and start recording by pressing the ‘REC’ button.

When you finish recording the online design video and press ‘Stop’, you can then save it to watch it later – or open it in Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac’s editor. If you would like to trim out any unwanted segments from your video, enhance its quality or fix any issues then you should definitely try it out.

Make no mistake there are lots of other features in both the recorder and editor of Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac. When recording you can opt to capture keyboard and mouse actions or set a timer to automate it, and when editing you could apply special effects and filters, add audio tracks, include animated transitions, insert captions, and more.

Although you might not need the editing features, they can be useful – even for just recording online design videos. In particular you could not only save the videos that you want later, but also use Movavi Screen Capture Studio for Mac to extract highlights and save shorter clips that contain the information you find useful – so that it is easier to refer to later on.

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

At Some Point These Couples Knew That It Was Over

Breaking up is never easy, but sometimes you just arrive at that moment where you realize it's the right thing to do.

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Capturing Videos From a Computer Screen to Watch Later with Movavi Screen Capture Studio

If you enjoy watching videos online then you probably have several streaming videos, online channels or livestreams that you follow avidly. In fact there may even be some videos that are your favorites and that you watch over and over again.

The only problem with watching these videos is that you need be online every time you load them. Although in most cases that may not be a problem, sometimes it would be much more convenient if you could save them and watch them later.

Fortunately that is precisely what you will be able to do with Movavi Screen Capture Studio: Capture video from the internet and save it so that you can watch it as and when you see fit. The best part is that it is ever so easy to set it up to do so, and will only take you a minute or two at most.

All you need to do to capture videos from your screen is set Movavi Screen Capture Studio to record the area where the video is playing and also make sure it records the system audio. If you want you can set the other parameters however you like, including the frame rate, sound levels, and whether or not to record keyboard and mouse actions.

When you want to start recording you can do so with the on-screen controls in Movavi Screen Capture Studio or its hotkeys. Alternatively you could schedule it to automatically start and stop the recording whenever you please – which is especially convenient if you don’t want to have to monitor it yourself. 

Because you will be recording the video as it plays in some cases you may start the recording a bit too early or stop it a bit too late. Fortunately when you are done Movavi Screen Capture Studio will let you edit the video so you can trim out any unwanted segments, or perform other tasks such as applying special effects, adding background music, inserting captions and much more.

As you may be starting to realize, Movavi Screen Capture Studio is actually capable of a lot more than just recording and saving online videos. Because it is so easy to use you will be able to use it in a number of ways, whether it is simply to save online videos or even create your own professional-looking video content.

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