textures

Resources, video, animation, abstract

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here are a series of abstract animations, strange shapes, plenty of colour, useful for vjing, overlays, backgrounds and a lot more

Source: pale abstract animation | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

Here are a series of our animations available for download – use them in your projects or vj performance, or just as decorative items.

a simply animated video background set useful for promos, overlays, transitions, vj loops and a lot more

Source: radials | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

here are a few patterns, animated for use in your projects, use them as background, overlay, trim and crop to suit

Source: animated patterns | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

Sky Des1, Category: Stock Animation, Code: 9462184, Royalty-free Stock Animation, Video Footage, 3D Models and After Effects Templates, instantly downloadable.

Source: Sky Des1 Stock Animation | Royalty-Free Stock Animation Library | 9462184

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Jericoacoara, Radio Garden, trip hop and the world

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You chance upon one thing, which leads you to another, which takes you on somewhere else and the journey is …

 

I chanced upon this website offering up radio station listening to stattions all over the world. I found a particular station, it seems based in northern Brazil in Jericoacoara. I thought that I would explore via google maps and found what is a most remarkable place. With the most incredible beaches in front of me, then shops, streets and more reminding me of my time in Africa with trip hop playing in the background … I was transported to feelings of real comfort and joy in places such as the Harley in Sheffield, back some years ago, along with the joys of discovering a whole variety of new, gentle, thoughtful and imaginative sounds and beats. There was the subdued lighting and relaxed joy of those venues, good drinks, sweet beats. Then in front of me were the memories of times in Lesotho, gentler times, good people, warmth, physical and emotional (even though there was a war going on).

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I have even got to the point of looking for work in the place. Somewhow I think I might enjoy the place. For me, as well, the music on the radio station fits in a peculiar way. It is not the local music – forro! Nor is it particularly south american, but the trip hop being played had all of the gentle imagination and subtle emotion that goes with a very distinct, warm sunset which is itself bracketed by a day of heat, gentle walking, getting on with things, and then a night of drinks, dance and food, with its ease in and ease out moments (so trip hop), then bed at ridiculous o’clock.

Source: JERICOACOARA – Welcome to the official website of paradise… – ENGLISH

yes! we can all find a use for wood here and there – here is a range of textures, patterns -.png, .pat, .eps, .jpg – great for any project needing colour and texture, that natural feel but with a litt

Source: new wood old wood for free | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

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retro

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Once again there are retro design styles running around – they come in a lot of different forms as well …

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… and yes the design styles and the music below are not quite from complimentary sources or eras but, well! you get the drift …

The past reurns in so many different ways. It is good that it gets a rewrite, the present taking from what has been and giving it its own slant.

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Art is –

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Art is …

sometimes a statement, an expression, a comment …

it can be grand and glorious or small, distressed, torn …

it can seem quite ordinary but because it has been placed in ‘a frame’ it has special meaning …

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… sometimes the word itself is just a little too much because of all the baggage that can go with it, but then you find something, hear something and the ordinary, the odd moment suddenly has new and added meaning and depth …

Moving from the drudgery of everyday working and business life you search for something more, a new palette to enliven your imagination and find so much in just the ordinary and everyday.

Source: In search of lost colours | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

a book of artful design and illustration, a ccompanied by wordy text looking at how we soothe and salve our everyday life through imagination and the world around us

Source: moments from a partially medicated life | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

a variety of odd backgrounds, environment textures and similar – a variety of formats – jpg, png,svg – something to add to any project, using all sorts of materials in a variety of palettes, extending

Source: abstract textures 1 for free | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

bonus patterns amongst a range of arty backgrounds for your design projects – something different but now – a range of imagination for your illustrations

Source: Abstract Art | f4mmedia – Sellfy.com

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Source: RiteTrax on the Bole Hills

Enduring friends and new sights

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I had an interesting time recently, sat, as I have occasional want to do so, in a pub with an old mate. We enjoyed a few drinks and a delightful chat , myself and Jethro, up at the Rutland.

We were both involved some time ago in events such as Spannered at the Earl, the other offshoot parties (the Must Dash parties) and all sorts of other shenanigans. It is a shame that all too many of the places with which we were involved have now disappeared but other places sometimes run through and other events appear.

Sat out back having a fag we were surrounded by what you will find below. It is nice to be surprised by such things. Their inclusion in such venues makes a difference.

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I am hoping that I will get the chance to see more of my old friend quite soon and perhaps he will get the chance to perform at Rite Trax or a similar event in the near future.

Good Design.

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Dieter Rams: 10 Principles For Good Design.

Source: Good Design.

The week starts here with a whole new set of resources and ideas. If you are going to put something out there it is useful to add to the whole mix a branding presentation that says something more &…

Source: Design week – resources, ideas … | f4mmedia

In this small (but very practical) kit you’ll get 5 watercolor textures, each of them having a separate High Res […] Source: Free Watercolor Texture Kit – Free Design Resources Give your work…

Source: Watercolour week – 4 – Design Resources | f4mmedia

Continuing Design Week with a variety of freebies, one or two other helpful resources, ideas and the like. The palette that you use says a lot. It imparts a message even though it is not stated. Sl…

Source: Design week – 2 – Logo Design Psychology Colour Theory – more | f4mmedia

Here we bring you ‘Watercolour week’ – ideas, offers, resources, bundles – take a look, pick through and find what you need …  get Sandy font here Here we see glorious…

Source: Watercolour Week – fonts, inspiration, freebies | f4mmedia

Time goes by – 1

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Yes! time goes by, tastes, likes, loves, appreciations all move on with time. There were times in my middle youth (in this instance for me that meany my 50s, as if I will ever truly grow up) when the things that made me look up, listen and all the rest – generally paying attention – were the loud, the brash, the banging, in one way or another. These were the days of free parties out in the Peaks, warehouses, abandoned buildings. These wer the days of club nights attended, run, played at and those for whom I was providing visuals.
In such days I acquired an appreciation of quite oddly contrasting things:
– odd trails through woods and seemingly ordinary patches of rock, grass, countryside
– old buildings, dilapidated, disused, derelict but still standing and serviceable in one way or another

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– tarnished clubs, nightclubs with a hint of distress or just a certain well lived texture, hence the Adelphi, the Arches, Corporation and more

 

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– scrappy flats, old caravans, particular estates and corner shops, ordinary old pubs, things with a history of ordinary people’s lives, a history of efforts made, painful failings, odd successes and joys, too many pains, accidents and setbacks.

 

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These were days when ultimately I ended up going out to various parties and clubbing with my daughters. We had a common set of tastes for events and music. It was all very surprising to their friends when they discovered that the old guy wandering about with them was their dad –  quite normal for them but so unusual for their buddies. In these days and nights a bond was built of common tastes and flavours. Those textures still come back to me, they still retain a particular power for me but they are no longer as immediate as they used to be.