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  • Local Global

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of October, 2007

    Business and travel have shrunk the world. Our customers sometimes want images that represent local and regional lifestyles and symbols. How can you best illustrate the character of the country in which you live without using flags or depicting landmarks? The assignment beginning... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer.... More
  • Hearts for sale

    by Kimson1972 | 19th of January, 2012

    The symbole for the goodness, love and life ! I cannot feel more comfortable when some of my images of heart have been sold here on Dreamstime ! Great ! Love to your all out there ! ///kimson See Article
  • The spiral symbol

    by Emisup | 21st of September, 2011

    In the rites and myths of many cultures has been crucial, and still has. Let's analyze a little 'to obtain a summary of meanings. To the Celts, for whom culture was one of the key symbols: the spiral had a double meaning, which depended on the left-right motion, or otherwise.... More
  • Magic geometry; geometric patterns in Islamic art

    by Cbomers | 24th of February, 2011

    Islamic artists and designers have used geometric motifs to decorate almost every surface, from walls, ceilings to floors, pots, textiles and book covers. As Islam spread from nation to nation, Islamic artists combined geometry with existing traditions, creating a new... More
  • Rich and poor

    by Cristalloid | 14th of October, 2010

    In Germany actually there is a political discussion on issues of rich and poor people, who should get the money, how much money, who has to pay for this, what is enough money and so on... this discussion has been growing over the last years more and more. So, this stimulated... More
  • Symbol Sprayer ...

    by Davulcu | 25th of September, 2010

    I decided to share an Illustrator tip with you . For repetitive figures Symbol Sprayer is a great tool. Just try this; From the tools menu choose star tool ( it is in the same section with rectangle tool ) Draw a star to your document Open Windows > Symbols... More
  • Never seen!

    by Gheburaseye | 25th of April, 2010

    Hello to everyone! I hope you had good weekend ...as usual, I focused myself on my illustrations. We never forget that our work on dreamstime doesn't end when an image is approved by the DT: our work is continuous! I looked at my pictures and I noticed that some of... More
  • DT & Facebook

    by smartview27 | 20th of April, 2010

    Hi DT People, I just noticed the new symbol (for me...) for DT & Facebook. Great tool, great connections! See Article
  • Sign and letter collection

    by Patl | 29th of September, 2009

    Please pardon a bit of self promotion and take a look at my latest collection of signs, symbols and letters. Some are funny, some are sad, but all are meaningful in everyday use. Sign, sybols, and letters Here are a few. More
  • Butterfly: unique symbol

    by Olyashevchenko | 24th of March, 2009

    Butterrfly is an insect from lepidopterous order. It is unique because of the life cycle which contains metamorphosis from egg, then caterpillar through pupa to beautiful bright adult. That is why butterfly image became symbolic. It represents resurrection, hope and soul... More
  • Easter is coming!

    by Awizard | 9th of February, 2009

    A very bright Orthodox holiday is coming! During Easter, Jesus Christ died and returned to live. Easter is a symbol of divine justice over the world. What does this holiday include? A common attribute is an Easter cake. This cake should be cooked with the finest yeast... More
  • Wolf and Raven

    by Mildegard | 13th of January, 2009

    Every picture has it's own story. Here's the one about my "Wolf and Raven". My husband has an unusual hobby - historical reconstruction. He and his friends are those guys who craft metal armor, swords and axes and then go to some field to train in ancient battle skills.... More
  • Favorite subject of my husband

    by Papuga2006 | 29th of February, 2008

    The tiger is a mammal, the largest of four ‘big cats’ Lines, Tigers, Jaguars and Leopards, lives in eastern and southern Asia, reaching up to four meters long and weighing also a lot. The most recognizable feature is his pattern fur dark vertical strips on orange... More
  • Symbolic of white

    by Papuga2006 | 29th of February, 2008

    White like no other color (o should I say absence of color), have many symbolic meaning in our and other cultures. In many cultures white is a symbol of perfection, purity, innocence, rebirth, live and even death (Islam), north direction or wisdom (freemason). Every one knows... More
  • Happy 1st of March!

    by Achilles | 29th of February, 2008

    There is an old Romanian tradition where men offer a small gift to women on 1st of March. The gift is wear and always has a nice red-white string (that's what makes it a "martisor"). The initial custom was that men were receving gifts from women, something changed in the... More
  • Chinese New Year

    by Espion | 8th of January, 2008

    It is approaching the Chinese New Year soon, an occasion celebrated around the world wherever there are Chinese people. And the orange or tangerine is a symbol associated with the event. It is a visual pun for the word gold in the Chinese language, even in its various... More
  • How do you define spring?

    by Sukro | 1st of November, 2007

    WOW - here I am on the first day of november - preparing for the spring sales... I have been putting together a , and while doing so I began thinking about the smell of spring and small fragile flowers being carefully held in hands. Then the thought occured to me - how... More

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