Daily inspiration for graphic designers

From time to time any graphic designer or creative guru needs to take stock, relax and look for inspiration. Staring at a screen hour after hour takes its toll I have put together some refreshing inspiration to help us designers. All of the below images have been taken off deviantart so please check there for artist details, I have found these to aid inspiration.

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scarey but different

great colour palette

Great painting, shading

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Great inspiration mags for graphic designers

I am always on the hunt for good solid graphic design magazines for inspiration, personally i prefer to hold a printed copy but there is no short of good reading material that is available online.

graphic design magazine layersNew graphic design magazine

Digital painting magazine    Graphic design - ICON HANDBOOK