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[17 Dec 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Five Rules to Design Like Apple [Video]

5 Rules for Designing from the men behind Apple’s biggest design decisions

In 2012, the newest ipad sold at a rate of 694 ipads per minute during the 1st 72 hours.

Can you imagine creating a product that people would purchase at such an amazing rate?

If you sold 694 of whatever you invented TOTAL, that would be a feat in itself, but per MINUTE? Amazing…

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[16 Feb 2012 | 10 Comments | ]
20 Amazing Cinemagraph Photography

Cinemagraph are photograph stills where a small portion of the photo is animated. The term cinemagraph was first coined by photographers Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck.

Cinemagraphs were created by combining a video recording a series of photographs. Using photo editing software such as adobe photoshop, the section to be animated is “masked” into the still photo. In other words, just to make a complicated thing sound simple, you are seeing a small snippet of looped video laid on top of a photo. This allows you to create some fanscinating and amazing photos…

CLICK IN to see Awesome Cinemagraph Photos!

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[18 Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
New OK Go Music Video – End Love

So Who is Ok go?

Ok Go is a band that became famous through their incredibly creative music videos. Check out their new Ok GO Music Video – End Love. All their other creative videos – “A Million Ways”, “Here it Goes Again”, & “This Too Shall Pass” – are available to watch on this post! Enjoy!

Art & Design, Video »

[16 Oct 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
The Short Film List – Distraxion, Signs, Black Holes & Kiwis

Short Videos & Short Films
All the recent posts have been about heavy topics, so here is a breather both for the artists out there as well as the casual video viewer. I’ve put together links to a few well made (and of course Clean Cut) short videos & short films. I’ve only included ones you may have not seen. So no Pixar shorts!

Top Short Films List
Distraxion – Hilarious, Well Made, Great Story
Signs – Great Short. Characters don’t speak a word.
The Black Hole – Great plot, Interesting Message
Kiwi – Heart-Felt Story yet very sad.
My Name is Lisa – Simple & Interesting

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[16 Jul 2009 | 11 Comments | ]
15 Beautiful HDR Photography Art

What is HDR Photography?
HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. The purpose is to extend the dynamic range of digital imaging technologies. What does that mean? It means the range of color and what is visible to the normal eye is shown and mixed together using a variety of exposure shots. As a result you get beautiful pictures with very fine detail top to bottom, normally unseen through normal photography techniques.

Check out these beautiful HDR Photography Pictures. You’ll be amazed.

Art & Design, Popular Art & Design »

[22 Jun 2009 | 28 Comments | ]
3D Chalk Art in the Streets Part III – Julian Beever

The users here at Clean Cut Media really enjoyed looking at the 3D Chalk Art postings in the past. Here is the 3rd installment of these wonderful 3D Chalk Art. These 3D artworks are amazing. Check them out. If you missed on the first two installments the links are at the bottom!

3D Chalk Art Butterfly by Julian Beever
Simply amazing. How is that not real?

Art & Design, Creativity Series, Video »

[8 Jun 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
Love Story Meets Viva La Vida by Jon Schimdt – Beautiful Music

This beautiful arrangement was created by Jon Schimdt’s for his daughter. His daughter loved the song “Love Story” by Taylor Swift especially a particular transition in the song. Jon Schimdt thought it would transition really well with Viva La Vida by Coldplay so he created this arrangement. It’ll make you feel incredibly good. Just listen.

Art & Design, Creativity Series, Popular Art & Design »

[4 Mar 2009 | 40 Comments | ]
Creativity: Amazing 3D Building Art

3D Building Chalk Art
By Paul Lee
Following are some incredible 3D Building Art drawn on the side of buildings and other large structure. The 3D paintings look fantastically real forcing those passing by to stop and gaze in awe, of course if they even notice it!
I’ve also added one more 3D Chalk Art below due to it’s popularity on this site. Enjoy!
3D Building Art – Building Tunnel
3D Building Art – Building Tunnel
This 3D Building Art is by far the most intricate and my favorite. Amazing details and the depth of the …

Art & Design, Creativity Series, Popular Art & Design »

[9 Feb 2009 | 12 Comments | ]
Creativity: 3D Chalk Art in the Streets Part II

The Long Awaited! 3D Chalk Art in the Streets Part II!
This batch of 3D Chalk art is even more amazing then the ones you saw in the previous post. Huge list of amazing pictures below. Pick your favorite at vote at the bottom!
3D Chalk Art – Batman & Robin
By Paul Lee
– How in the World…
3D Chalk Art – Batman

Art & Design, Creativity Series, Popular Art & Design »

[30 Jan 2009 | 52 Comments | ]
Creativity: 3D Chalk Art in the Streets Part I

This is the first of four posts highlighting the beautiful 3D chalk art of Julian Beever and other famous chalk artists. Julian is famous for his incredible 3D chalk art he draws in the streets…

It’s stunning. Check it out. Links to all the wonderful posts after the jump!

Art & Design, Creativity Series »

[7 Jan 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

Electrabel Happy New Year TV Spot
Can you believe the picture above is made with small tiny tea candles? Amazing.
A company called Electrabel, a Belgium based energy company created this TV spot to wish a Happy New Year to their customers. The light show effects are done using small tea candles transforming an underground car park the attic area of one of the production company’s (CZAR) office locations, into a night sky full of cityscapes, fireworks, stars and other beautiful images.
This video was done in Famous, Brussels by creative director Christophe Ghewy, art director …

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[18 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

New Testament Bible Illustrated: The Book
The Book New Testament: Bible Illustrated
The Bible is one of the oldest and best selling books in human history. What people may not know is that it is a book full of historically reliable and verified information utilized by archaeologist and historians around the world. But of course the Bible is most well known for being the the Word of Christianity, full of past events that covers everything from man’s purpose, the state of humanity, God’s interaction with men, and the gospels covering the life …