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Even the most basic items in our lives, from our housewares to facets of the public transportation we ride to work, are the result of thoughtful design. And, the better the design, the better we feel. How does design make us feel good? When an item meets our needs or makes our lives easier, we stress less.

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Using a grunge effect in photo editing has been trendy for years. There’s a reason creators continue applying variations on grunge photo effects and why Picsart GRNG filters are so popular. It’s a combination of versatility and nostalgia. This throwback to the early 1990s is one of the most versatile vintage filters in the entire creative library.

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Photography is a competitive field and it’s important to stay on top of visual trends. Most photographers have a unique style that makes them stand out among the competition. But with so many graphic design trends and photo editing styles, it can be a bit difficult to find the right aesthetic for you. There are certain photography styles that every photographer should explore no matter what. One of these popular editing styles is dreamy or soft photography. 

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On the 15th of April, let World Art Day inspire you to start that project you’ve been dreaming of doing. If you own a business, perhaps it’s making an advertising poster. Or maybe your idea is more personal, like making a collage of recent memories or investing some time in a spectacular Instagram post. There is no World Art Day 2022 theme, so take cues from whatever inspires you. 

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Mardi Gras is a Christian and cultural holiday that dates back to ancient pagan traditions of spring and fertility. The holiday was adopted by Roman Catholic leaders and is now celebrated around the world among Roman Catholic populations, as well as by the thousands of tourists it draws each year. Mardi Gras is also known as Carnival or Carnaval, which is famously celebrated in Brazil in a similar fashion. So how did Mardi Gras make its way to the United States? It is believed that French explorers brought the Mardi Gras traditions to Louisiana in 1699. The first Mardi Gras in New Orleans took place on March 3, 1699, and since then, the fun festivities have evolved to what they are today.

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Nothing says visual extravagance like Brazilian Carnival. It’s an outpouring of color, a complete visual treat, a burst of flavor and magic in every way. Brazilian Carnival contains the perfect blend of modern and flashy imagery to be adapted into our everyday photo edits with absolutely breathtaking results!

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Every February in the US, we honor the achievements and contributions of Black Americans during Black History Month. It’s a time to reflect and to amplify stories from the Black community.

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Unless you’re a millennial or a hardened gamer, you might be wondering what Twitch is. If you’re part of Generation X, you’re probably laughing at the question. Twitch is a 10-year-old application that features video game live streaming, e-sports, and music. Like most other social media platforms, you can personalize your account and how you appear to others. And, Twitch has a few ways of doing this: through panels, online and offline screen banners, and a cover image. But your here to learn how, right? Everything you need to know about the correct Twitch panel size and how to make the perfect elements for your account can be found right here.

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While we live in an ever more digital world, but you can’t deny the power of the nostalgia that comes from holding a print magazine in your hands. Digital materials may be more scalable, budget-friendly, and can reach a far bigger audience, but there will always be something special about print. In fact, adding print materials to your digital marketing strategy creates the perfect combination to elevate a campaign, product, or brand to another level. After seeing Facebook statuses and tweets all day, a magazine can be a creative and colorful alternative, and a breath of fresh air to your audience. Let’s explore some magazine design elements, specifically magazine cover ideas.

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Looking for a quick way to turn a picture into a cartoon in one tap? Or perhaps you want to utilize a combination of drawing tools with photo effects and stickers to cartoon yourself online for free? Either way, there are a few ways to achieve a cartoon effect on your image. You can look for a photo to cartoon free app or you can cartoon yourself online, using editing software like PicsArt. PicsArt has a bunch of one-touch cartoonifying effects (think cartoon filters) that make it super easy to turn your photo into a cartoon.

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