As for digital art artists, these trends can be the game changers in 2018 for their creativity.
Let us take a look at these trends:
1.The “Glitch” Effect –
The corrupted image, once annoying; now is much sought after trend.
2.The “Ruined” Effect –
A damaged image is the new aesthetic in 2018
3. “Color Channels” Effects –
A distorted reality through colors is most sought after
4.Double Exposure Duotone –
Overlapping or double image in monochrome color to give ahead of time effect
5.Double Light -
An effect that can be achieved with two actual sources of light, or color channel splitting.
6.Creative typography –
Simple changes to word designs
7.Cropped Typography –
Erasing words but maintaining their readability and meaning. The effect is 100% worth the effort.
8.Chaotic Typography –
Haphazard collection or positioning of words.
9.Typography as Real Life Elements –
Letters turned into real life objects.
10.Negative Space Designs –
Empty spaces in design which give the effect of a shape.
11.Negative Space Typography –
Modern trend is a mixture of Negative space and Typography. Elements from the back come to the front through the wording.
12.Colorful 3D Substance –
Bright colors plus a 3D composition is an absolute winning combo for 2018.
13.One Color 3D Design –
The use of colors according to the product. Usually a single color. The product “pops” thanks to the volume created by the 3D techniques. It actually looks quite eye-pleasing.
14.Metallic Elements –
As an addition to bright colors, metallic elements enter the world of graphic design to create the “Wow” effect. Often combined with other hot trends such as 3D compositions and creative typography, this trend brings the effect of a real-life composition.
15.Color Transitions / Gradients –
Blending of two colors seamlessly.
16.Hand-Drawn Illustrations –
Custom hand-drawn illustrations are always on the wave of popularity. Every design is a piece of art created with a lot of talent and imagination. This is why illustrations can never go out of style.
17.Illustrations Over Photos –
Combining photos with digital drawing. This technique boosts the effect of the photo and brings the composition a new edgy look.
18.Paper cut Illustrations –
Paper cut illustrations recreate compositions made of different layers of paper which means depth and specific textures are must-have elements.
Over to you…
Can you tell more trends for 2018?
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