Monday, December 16, 2013

Google's Auto-Awesome Makes Your Photos Snow or Twinkle, Merry Christmas !!!

Haters will hate but I love Auto-awesome from Google!! Starting today your photos will twinkle like stars thanks to Google+. Google+ released 2 new features to the Auto Awesome photo editing tehnology. If you will upload a photo of a Christmas Tree or something that shines or a photo with snow Google+ will tranform your photo into an animated Gif. I made this illustration a few days ago and i was happy to see it like this today :) Merry Christmas everyone !!!

Hipster Patterns for Scrapbooking

I love patterns, these are the last ones i made, you can find them in my Etsy Shop





Thursday, December 12, 2013

Hipster Fox Pattern

Here is the last design i made, the Hipster Fox, you can find it on Society6 or in my Etsy Shop :)
I love the way it look printed on this Tote Bag !!!






Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Holiday Spirit is here !

After some seasonal music, vector snow for one of my projects and sweet apples in the oven with sugar & cinnamon i can oficialy declare that the Holiday Spirit is here :)

So, with a little magic, my "Dreamer" was transformed into " Fly me to Santa" :)

Monday, November 11, 2013

A Bedtime Lullaby, the e-book i lllustrated, for sale on Amazon !



I'll Always Love You: A bedtime Lullaby for Children is the book I illustrated!  The Poem was written by Tricia Miller and it's absolutely amazing.

You can find it for sale on Amazon, be sure to check it out !

Hope you will like it :)





Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Preview last weeks illustrations

Here is a preview with some illustrations i did in the last week. I wish the days were longer !




Monday, June 3, 2013

Daily Planner for a great Day !!!

Although it's common sense, sometimes we forget..

Daily Planner for a great Day  Wish you all a wonderful sunny Day !!!

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Happy Childs Day Everyone !!!


They are Chantal and Nadine, my lovely nieces, Happy Childs Day everyone !!!


Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Winner Free Personalized Logo Contest



Some weeks ago i was telling you about a logo contest, the winner was Alina Diguta and she requested a logo for Quinta das Nogueiras, a Guest House in Portugal, Foz do Arelho.
I hope they like the logo and put it to good use.

Here it is :


Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Junggesellinnenabschied / Bachelorette Party Thisrt Design

This month i made a tshirt design for a German Bride to be, her maids of honour and friends.
The girls send me some pictures and it looked like they had a lot of fun. Here are some pictures:









Friday, May 17, 2013

Visit Portugal and stay in Foz do Arelho !


Here is a flyer i made for "Quinta das Nogueiras" a Guest House in Foz do Arelho, Portugal.
You can spend there a nice holiday if you plan to Visit Portugal. You will like it for sure :)



Saturday, May 11, 2013

Happy Mother's Day !!!

I made this illustration for tomorrow. Happy Mother's Day to everyone celebrating Sunday, 12th of May !!!
In my country we celebrate on a different day but we could always tell our moms how much we love them.


Friday, May 10, 2013

How to Use Affirmations to get Everything you Want in Life !

The book i did the cover for is already on Amazon, now for free to download.
Be sure to check it out here !!!

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Drawing Tool from Adobe, now for free !!!

If you are a drawing fanatic and you dont want to miss a chance to doodle something in your "dead time" i have some great news for you. Adobe Ideas is available now for free, download Here. I have seen some really nice designs made entirely on the phone and they looked amazing, i can't wait to give it a try myself.

More info here.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Happy Easter !!!

In the Orthodox Religion, Easter is celebrated this year on the 5th of May. 
I made an illustration of these eggs resembling the ones we were painting in my country for this holiday.
In the Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churces Easter eggs are colored red to represent the blood of Christ, shed on the Cross.
Happy Easter to everyone celebrating on this day !!!

Friday, May 3, 2013

Win a Free Personalized Logo Design for Your Business !

Win a Free Personalized Logo Design !!!!!!!!


All you have to do is :

-like : Bikfyfy Illustration page on Facebook
-share: spread the word by sharing this photo (with an open FB account)

That's it! You could win a free logo design for your business just like the one in the picture !

The contest closes on 15th May, and the winner will be announced shortly after!

We'll have a small meeting to discuss the look & feel of your personalized logo and you will receive your logo by the end of May (latest 30 May)

Tell your friends about it, they will thank you ! :)





For more infos email me at illustrations@bikfyfy.com

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Happy Workers Day !!!

In my country today is Worker's Day and we used to celebrate this day by going to the seaside.
This is a vintage poster i made especially for this day. Happy 1st of May everyone !


Monday, April 29, 2013

Hope for Homeless People from London's Designers

 London's leading designers are giving a future to homeless people. What a beatiful project.
The Living Furniture Project employs homeless people to create beautiful furniture using reclaimed materials.
More information on their site.
The Living Furniture Project - How to buy furniture from us from Alastair Sloan on Vimeo.



Sunday, April 28, 2013

Save the Date

These are a few Save the Date Invitations i did for some friends, they will get married in summer in Portugal :) The first one was the winner, I made it in romanian, portuguese and english.





Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Best Illustrator Tutorial Sites

In every field you work you need to improve always. You need to be always up to date with the new trends and adapt your work in order to be on top with all the others.
Improving is for everyone, for beginners or advanced, no matter the area. In my case, Illustration and Vector Art is what i will be talking about.
On VectorTuts+ site you will find some of the best tutorials, interviews with the artists of the moment, free brushes and other resources to help with your projects.


If you are a fan of Photoshop, you are lucky, they also have PsdTuts+.



They have a Premium Version with a huge library of educational content, premium tutorials, courses, e-books and more.

Another great resource for tutorials is the blog of Chris Spooner, Spoon Graphics.



The third best resource is another great design blog founded by the brazilian designer Fabio Sasso, Abduzeedo.


Vector Diary has some nice tutorials as well.




With all the resources out there you just need the time to get started and create your own beautiful designs.

Practice makes perfect !


Monday, April 22, 2013

Happy Earth Day !


''I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.''

  Happy Earth Day Everyone :)

 
2013 Illustration



















2012 Illustration





Sunday, April 21, 2013

This was my first comic strip :) Next ones will be better, but i still like the outcome.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Best Graphic Design Inspiration Sites



These are some of the sites I like to read for Inspiration. I have them all bookmarked.
Some of the best artists are there and you will find for sure some You will like.
Here they are, enjoy !
    
    
 Probably the biggest community of art. They showcase all types of art.





 Here you will find creative professionals from all industries. They post work in progress and finished  projects.  






 UK's leading resource for creative professionals. I have read some great tutorials there and some interviews with great artists.   




  

The new kid from the block with some great content.




Here you will find web designs, illustrations, logo design, typography, you name it  ! It's all there.



A great blog for design inspiration  + they have some nice Tutorials.



Great logos, fotos and patterns


   
Curated work from leading creatives on Behance.
   

Get some fun, get creative !









I tried a new style today. I am a big fan of cartoons and pin-up so i gave it a try. I love the outcome. I will try some more in the next days.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Crowded

After cleaning a little my files i ended up making this illustration with elements i already had. Crowded :)

Friday, April 12, 2013

All beginnings are hard

First blog, first post, first thoughts online. It's good to be here. You'll be hearing more from me.

Cheers !
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