I just can not find the words to tell you how much I appreciate your feedback on our latest GBG eZine.
I am receiving so many “Thank you” emails from you guys, I’m overwhelmed with emotions!
This is one more proof how giving is receiving! That’s something my parents tried to teach me when I was still a kid but I was to young to understand.
Now I understand.
By giving you these presents in my latest eZine, I received so many positive emotions and such a nice feedback from you guys … it is something one can not measure in dollars or anything material.
So, I owe you A BIG THANK YOU!
And what else can I say?
Thank you for sticking with me and GBG for so long. I wish I could answer to each and every one of you personally but it’s just impossible! So, I wanted to thank you this way and
I WISH YOU ALL A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!
May all your dreams and wishes come true and I hope we will stick together in GBG for many years to come.
I love you all, and even if it is hard to survive in these tough days of recession, your kind and warm words just make everything else irrelevant. And I love you for that.
Silvia and GBG
Also, I am proud to say that I made this little Christmas Card with out latest On-Line Designer Application and if you liked it too, feel free to make one Christmas Card yourself right here ->
The time has come! Our Graphics-Illustrations.Com Christmas Graphics Competition is over. We had a tough job selecting the best graphic because all of them were great!
Anyways, as we know – there can be only one so, here it is:
The winner is Lisa Palmer Gupton with her Christmas Card
Lisa sent me complete card which is folded and double sided. It took a lot of work to do something like that and we appreciate it.
Here’s the rest of the card, back and front:
Thank you Lisa Palmer Gupton for your great work, I think that our Facebook community will agree that your work deserves be the winning one. Please contact us at info(at)graphics-illustrations.com to collect your prize: Custom made video photo album.
For the rest of you guys, thank you so much for submitting your designs, they were all great and all of them will be displayed in our little Christmas Graphics Flash Gallery.
And one more note, some of the contestants did not include any of my brushes into their work. Since that was one of two conditions for the participation we could not include these submissions. It would not be fair towards the rest of you who stuck to the rules.
Thank you all for participation, it was fun, we discovered some real talents and i think we won’t have to wait long before having another competition :)
Christmas is coming. And maybe I would not notice too if the sales of Christmas Illustrations didn’t go up sharply in the last few days.
Obviously, designers, desktop publishers, art directors and marketing managers don’t waste time. After all, almost every one of us prepares at least some kind of graphics for Christmas, I thought I’d help you out by selecting and showing you some of my Christmas Illustrations.
© Photographer: Bsilvia | Agency: Dreamstime.com
Also, in my little shop of wonders I have something very special and very Christmas. Christmas Photoshop brushes set (55+55). And, along with this set, comes a gift! Actually two gifs! But, I will not tell you what are the gifts as it wouldn’t be a surprise, now would it? :)
This special edition set contains:
- 55 HiRes Photoshop brushes (300 – 2428 pixels)
- 55 smaller Photoshop brushes (130-1400 pixels)
Commercial license included and it’s compatible with Photoshop 7.0, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4 and CS5. You can use it on PC and MAC.
This set will help you make:
* Christmas scrap books
* Greeting cards
* Gift wrapping paper
* Even decorating your apartment
* Make a gift like a mug or t-shirt or clothing on Zazzle or Cafepress
* Let your imagination go wild as of this line :)
As I said, being so grateful to all of you who buy my brushes, who support my work and benefit from it at the same time. I prepared a little something for all buyers of this Christmas Photoshop brushes set (55+55). I want this little something to be a little Christmas surprise gift for you!
Have fun creating!
P.S.: You can get my Christmas, Winter and New Year related Illustrations on Dreamstime:
Welcome, my dear visitors!
I hope you are enjoying the holiday atmosphere!
Again, we have a free treat for you, another great freebie from Vivayne.
And we’re talking about
which includes 29 items like papers, bows, frames, ribbons… etc.! All that you need for your seasons scrapbooking needs.
As you can see, she used many different Photoshop brushes, just to name a few of them:
So, stay well, hug your beloved ones and count down to the New 2009.
It’s only 2 days until we all start forfilling our New Years resolutions :D
PS: Update from Vivayne: “Just wanted to let you know that they removed this freebie from the store freebies (expired) so I went ahead and put it in the dollar store…”
Guys and gals,
Just a small post about this years Christmas Fair, Susanne and myself. As my old visitors already know, this year the Artists Society selected me along with some 20 artists who are allowed to set up their own “cabin” at this years Christmas Fair.
So, we did it!
I am selling my own stuff like, photos on wood, diaries, wooden candle holders and Susanne sells her socks and pantyhose.
And here are some images (taken late at night):
Yep, I’m all in Christmas atmosphere, giving giving giving … :)
While my little Poofitza sleeps behind the computer screen only her tail, lurking from behind, gives away her presence and I’m thinking about this years Christmas presents for my family.
It was always like this, our (wider) family gets together each year for Christmas. A Christmas tree, 15-20 family members, specially arranged dinner table, many good looking and even better tasting sweets and of course: many many presents under the Christmas tree.
Well, for last few years I thought a little about all these presents… and I realized that I should probably abandon old traditional approach and do something completely different this year. So, I decided: this year I will donate all of our Christmas presents budget to the SOS Children’s Village! And children will make 20 drawings for my family members with Christmas greetings! So, in Christmas spirit we will donate to the ones in need, our family members will get Christmas drawings and everyone will be happy. I’ll post some of the drawings, as soon as I get them in Thursday.
And, here is a little something for YOU! Yes you, the one who reads this :))!
8 Christmas Gift Tags
In Christmas spirit, what better DIY idea can you have? These tags are specially made for Christmas gifts, what can I say, “Original by bsilvia” :) just add names and -voila! Of course, the more you play with them – the better, you can add more brushes, for instance. Or, you don’t have to, you can print them out as they are and just add names on the printout.
OK Enough talking, here they are
Click here to download 8 Christmas Gift Tags, they’re all in one zipped file (3MB)
Sorry, 5 days subscription free download offer expired. However, you can still get those! Join GBG and enjoy this free download + more than 1500 other free downloads. Please read about our free download policy and join our GBG for more free downloads. Thanks!
All tags are 2.7in wide and 4.7in high; PNG files; PRINT READY 300 ppi
- * Christmas PREMIUM Photoshop brushes set (55+55)
- * Tattoo designs Photoshop brushes set (30)
- * 2 pack graphics: old grunge paper images 3
- * Grunge Stars LITE Photoshop brushes set – free LITE edition available after joining GBG
- * Snowy sky LITE Photoshop brushes set – free LITE edition available after joining GBG
- * Grunge Photoshop Brushes Set (74) – Special FREE edition for Smashing Magazine
Print them, cut them out, use them on your presents and most of all – have fun!
Love you all,