July Creative Two, Too

by Fred Showker
Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative instpiration June and July are brought to you by the letter J, so here, we've found some Jays for you. Along with that we continue the creative quest for cool stuff. Enjoy
* June and July are brought to you by the letter J
* Big JAY Alphabet art . . . personalized prints
* Jays poster for JULY
* Pen Tool Cheat Sheet, techniques : 'Zen of the Pen'
* Extraordinary Pen Tool Work :: Marcus Vinicius
* Talent Spotters: Lincoln School of Art & Design
* Design Studio course explores social issue
. . . and more!

Big JAY Alphabet art . . . personalized prints

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in our question for jays this month, we ran into Anne Marie O'Connell of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, who will make a "personalized" art print with any letter you like.
      This one happens to be a "J"
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Anne Marie O'Connell
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Jays poster for JULY

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Stacy Gates says this is a Favorite
      The letter J - Alphabet Collage Series
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Who really knows ???
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Pen Tool Cheat Sheet, techniques : 'Zen of the Pen'

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A lot of people are asking about pen tool tips and tricks, and we've talked about it before -- many times. Well, there are always new users coming along. This is probably one of your better places to start.
      I can also highly recommend the Adobe Illustrator Classroom In A Book , and Sharon Steuer's "Illustrator WOW" books as the ultimate training guides.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : help.adobe.com - Adobe's help forums
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Extraordinary Pen Tool Work :: Marcus Vinicius

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Speaking of pen tools, if you wanna see some of the best vector pen work floating around out there, just visit Marcus Vinicius, illustrator and designer in Brazil
      He uses CorelDraw for this work. Want a closer look?
READ THIS REPORT Full story : cd-marcus.deviantart.com
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Talent Spotters: Lincoln School of Art & Design

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Over the years Lincoln has been developing a reputation for producing some award-winning creative work. With this in mind I travelled up one rainy Thursday to check out the Graphic Design, Creative Advertising and Interactive Design shows at the School of Art and Design...
      First stop was Graphic Design. Jack Slater had a playful illustration style that gave his work personality and really made it stand out
READ THIS REPORT Full story : creativereview.co.uk
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Design Studio course explores social issue

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High school student Rohun Joshi signed up for the Design Studio course at Carroll Community College because he wanted to gain professional experience. What he didn’t expect was to learn so much about a social issue.
      The rising senior at Liberty High School and others in the course designed posters and other multimedia projects with the goal of bringing awareness to human trafficking.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : www.carrollcountytimes.com
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What did you miss in the last GO Creative Tidbits?

JOIN the creative experience! We'd like to hear from you! On the Facebook page, you'll find the gallery "Art is where you find it" -- you can contribute art there. Or, let DTG visit your site -- we'd love to have you contribute there and become part of DTG!

And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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Unless noted otherwise, this page and content was authored by Fred Showker, Editor and Publisher of DTG Magazine and 60-Seconds.com. You can hook up with Fred at +FredShowker, on Google+ or most social medias @Showker



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