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Dice-o-matic

White dice From time to time I update my dice designs with new one. There are about six new illustrations with die as a subject not only conceptual also typical isolated.

Besides of metaphors those cubes are useful as  pure objects so I do supply such  type of image.  Available in green, white, red and also single big green/red dice cluster (as an update of previous three illustrations).

Craps table Also the Craps Table illustration, my all time WIP (work in progress)  got the new third version with shallow DOF (Depth of Field). Slightly changed lights and colors (there is completely different light environment used) and  different objects arrangement. I changed the dice material to look more glassy.

I’m sure the next image of that series will be available soon with different view angle , arrangment and few other effects.

stock-photo-hit-the-virus-metaphor-31066789[1].jpg

Abstract dots There is also virus related metaphorical stuff updated, with gadgets like syringe and baseball bat.

New abstract dotted spheres, new SEO metaphor variant with floats instead of empty menu frames (see previous post). High resolution images available.

And what I  found is that great Dice rolling machine, almost nothing happens here but it’s  fun to look at and that thing works as the random dice rolls generator for play-by-email games:

Thanks for reading and see You soon at the monthly photo stock report.

Tag: dicegame of chancecraps game

Craps table WIP

Red dice in motionIn the mean time my timeless work in progress series 3D image of Craps table with red dice  has the second published version. Just started to show up in my galleries so You can use it.  Current version shows dice in flight, slightly blurred by rotation. Also added here  a bit of the  depth of field effect to blur background table.

Nice thing is that today this illustration was featured at Dreamstime as one of the Editor’s Choice images. In the view of search engine issues ( caching ) it stayed half a day at the first page and after about 24 hours should be seen in the best stock photos results. I’m very happy,  honored and grateful.  It always gives a breath and pushes up inspiration and motivation.

editors-choice

Thus Dreamstime was the second site awarding me with such a nice distinction. Previous was SXC.hu which featured one of my free illustrations showing red dice set as a metaphor for year 2009 (Dice 2009 red).

editors choice scx

It’s always nice to hear that someone likes Your work. Now I have to transform plenty of my twisted ideas in to new designs and still improve my skills, push other images into featured;) and better transform all those into downloads what is the most important for each microstocker. Thanks for reading!

► New Craps table illustration available.
► Check out the Dice cube collection.

As the virus spreads

Illustration of human showing abstract virus flu like

That’s a concept of the  threat we’re dealing with right now.
Microscopic flu like 3d virus (DT).

It is not fun what’s happening, but found it as  a good motivation to widen my portfolio range and get into some new areas.
Anything can become an inspiration, I hadn’t time for doing Easter designs so found at last for current news breaker – an influenza virus (SS).

 

New law metaphor illustrations

Paragraph as Law Loophole

Here are two new illustrations covering the conceptual approach to the section sign known as a law metaphor.  Those images support previously designed concepts in Law symbol travesty – paragraph and 3D human concepts enhanced versions. Good for  Law Day at 01 May or various legal issues.
Law lecturer

Why there are so many with this one subject?  Because buyers need not good only but also fresh images and ideas.

There are still new concepts coming when I work on them. If the design idea is born it has to get out of  my head,  get accomplished some other way or just  trashed.  Inspiration needs to be used right away or it will pass.  Each next dead idea can lead to inspiration loss and that isn’t probably what I want ;).

These graphics can be found for example on Shutterstock:  paragraph selection, Fotolia paragraphs selection or Dreamstime paragraph collection.

For more sources view my  Stock portfolio page.


Dice images gallery enhanced

Updated my favourite illustrations motif  – Dice – with four new clean sets (thumbnails link to high resolution images at Dreamstime).

Black diesDice Yellow and black stack  5 black diceRed dies

Same designs for download available:

1.  super black (Fotolia, cropped, much closer and without the mirror and shadow as in article Black Dice on white background)
2.  unique yellow (Fotolia)
3.   juicy cherry red (123RF)
4. low key design (Shutterstock) study as a variation to previous Black dice (post).

All illustrations  available on my stock photo galleries, altough each agency selects completely different artworks.
Example Dreamstime  dice collection, 123RF dice lightbox, Shutterstock dice collection or my  dice images selected by Fotolia.

Find out more through out the images collections page.

Update 04.02.2010:

Some  designs now available on real customizable gadgets/gifts! like…

Roll the dice
Winners accessories

Law symbol travesty – paragraph

Cartoon man
has got involved with a law issue.

Section sign – paragraph – symbolizing handcuffs,
law inefficiency (@Fotolia),
patent restrictions
or a ‘snake fight’.

Here is a second one, accompanying pose, where the red sign symbolizes a horse collar or stocks with the same legal background and  widening it’s meaning to a caught lawbreaker for example(@Shutterstock).

And the third image  is just about to show up in a day or two,
with same character, big green paragraph and more fancy pose.

Update: more illustrations now available, just check out my stock galleries, next post with conceptual updates or collections page.

Law symbol travesty

Image on the left it’s a slight travesty of famous Laocoon Group sculpture with a green paragraph (Fotolia) sign as an abstract snake.

Now probably I’ll leave the series for some time with those three illustrations until new concepts come.

Law on Dreamstime
► More paragraph images on Shutterstock

Tag: paragraphcartoonconceptlaw symbol

Craps game image

Today at least I’ve finished this high resolution 3D Craps partial table view.

Casino craps  3D realistic illustration

I wanted it to be clearer than a photo, without any noise and well arranged as well without 100% photo look . Hope the scene looks like that ;)  Table material isn’t especially textured to ease further reuse and to avoid the noise.

I’ll add about three another illustrations covering this topic with some additional features. Now I just have to take a break and do something else.

If You don’t use Fotolia service, check out my portfolio page, following to other photo agencies.
At Dreamstime – Craps or Shutterstock – Casino Craps game.

Have you ever play Craps?

Nice game where there is  more control than playing roulette or black jack.
Altouhg chances are 44 to 66 % there is a lot of fun even just watching others play.

You can play Craps online too, for free, watch many tutorial videos teaching how to play, or read a lot about the game, players, strategies and so on. Amazing stuff.

These links above are just selected of thousands so if  You’re interested – search the internet and have fun.

Update Feb 16, 2009

below are the next two versions at high resolution  and fourth coming soon.
First thumbnail links to Shutterstock , second to Dreamstime. These might look similar but first one uses shallow Depth of Field effect and is more realistic.

Craps table

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Craps table WIP

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Looking for love…

Looking for loveIt’s time to introduce one of my 3D human characters. This one I’ve created for conceptual stock  images series.

It’s a person using an abstract love search engine (FT) and own heart to find some feeling.

Maybe he’ll succeed just like in real world.. things happen;)
It’s just a modern metaphor for e.g. Valentine’s Day (DT).

For high resolution versions or more concept designs with this 3D character please view my  image collections