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A non-figurative artwork. Compositions of shape(s) and colours without visual references to anything tangible.

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How to draw this abstract curve design

I'm trying to create a specific kind of abstract line design that consists of parallel lines with a 3D look using Inkscape. Here's an example of what I'm aiming for: I've been experimenting with ...
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How to create a 3D swirling shape in Illustrator

I've been attempting to recreate this vector (for practice) with intricate patterns in Adobe Illustrator, however, I can't wrap my head around it. How would I make something similar to the one in the ...
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How would create those shapes and this blurry look?

So I absolutely love this picture but I can't really find a way to recreate it, I can guess that it was made in photoshop but I can't find the tools and the process that the creator used. If anybody ...
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How would you make something like this using illustrator?

How can I calculate the necessary transformations to construct circular path and maintain the pattern? Can anyone provide me with or reference to relevant resources? Thanks!
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Abstract shapes with irregular blur

I would like to create different shapes with a similar blur effect, like a moving(?) I have Adobe CC and would like to save them as pngs. Any ideas?
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What kind of program can I use to make the following image?

Wondering how I can produce the same effect as the following image:
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Wrapped Lines Effect

Any insight on how to achieve an effect like this in Photoshop or Illustrator? Like an ojbect is being pressed into the lines from behind to create curves around contours on the object. I've tried ...
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How can I convince a group that a logo does not need to literally represent the function(s) of the organization?

I could for example show a logo, say the Fedex logo, and note that it doesn't have a truck, an airplane, or a delivery person in it. What else? What arguments can I make?
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How can I create this abstract sphere in Illustrator (or Sketch)?

How can I reproduce this cool abstract spherical shape using Illustrator (or Sketch)???
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How to abstract a shape out of imported 2D file in SketchUp Make 2017

I imported 2D file to SketchUp but can't select the puzzle shape only so I can use the Push/Pull tool for this specific shape. How to do it?
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How to create a 3D Render for Photoshop

I was following a tutorial on how to make an abstract desktop wallpaper. One of the steps required you to use a 3D render for abstract shards. They provided one but I don't want to use something ...
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How can I efficiently recreate a similar triangle mosaic design in Photoshop?

I've considered doing it triangle by triangle but that seems a tad inefficient. Would there be another way I could make this more efficient?
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How to achieve this Blue shape effect in Photoshop?

Can someone help me understand how to achieve this Blue curve in this picture with the help of Adobe Photoshop? I tried layer masks but it's not exactly giving me this effect. Also, how was the ...
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how to do databend/datamosh?

been noticing this datamosh/databend trend picking up everywhere. Anyone know the best ways to accomplish this in photoshop? here's some images of ways i've seen it done:
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Looking for advice on a mood board [closed]

Just wondering if somebody could give me opinions/input into a problem i am having. For a college brief I was required to visually record my journey to work over a period of 2 weeks, then narrow in on ...
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Letter logo similitude controversy [closed]

Since I was unable to find good enough imo C-logo, I created one myself. As you can see it is highly abstractive and full of nostalgic elements from my past. However, due to the regal middle node it ...
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How to make an array of dots and paths with Adobe Illustrator?

How can I create an array or 'node net' of randomly sized shapes, with thin paths between them and dots where each path meets another path?
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A graphical design to generically demonstrate art as a concept

I am looking for a way to graphically represent a collection of art without showing any particular piece of art because they all vary in style and to not exclude or embrace any particular style in the ...
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How can I create a random pixelated pattern?

I was wondering how I'd go about just taking a couple of specific colors, then having something make a random pixelated picture with those colors. I was wanting to take the colors from my current ...
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What are some techniques to drawing abstract art

I recently came across this beautiful artwork (image bellow) and there is a youtube video on how the artist made it. The beautiful thing was that the image is nothing specific, it looks like a heart ...
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