Here's the last of our hot, flaming, Photoshop text tutorials for a while... whew -- another set of tutorials for designing type with warm, glowing results. Enjoy July 13, 2010
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ColorSplash allows users to quickly and easily give photos a dramatic look by converting them to black and white, while keeping chosen details in color. The user's finger acts as a brush that removes, or restores, color from the original image. July 12, 2010
This media track covers some interesting news, both new and from several months ago that all graphic designers and online designers should be aware of -- including:
• 13 essential social media lessons • Measuring Social Media • Social media rules of engagement • What social media will look like in 2012 • Senator: Questions Facebook on Privacy • Eight steps for creating your social media policy July 9, 2010
For the 4th of July, let's have a little fun and think about our revolutionary founding fathers and what apps they might have used! A little fun sent in by Jennifer Jacobson of Retrevo June 29, 2010
This is remarkable art will blow your doors off. Mural artist John Pugh excels in trompe l'oeil (trick of the eye) paintings, and what you are about to see are NOT real settings or environments, but rather paintings on flat walls. Have fun! June 29, 2010
Does advertising really sell product? Guest contributor Janice Jenkins takes a look at a common myth in the arena of advertising and marketing. June 28, 2010
Well, are you going to make a profit? One of the frequent questions in the Design Cafe is "HOW MUCH TO CHARGE?" ... well, here's your answer. This is so comprehensive, I can comfortably endorse it ... two thumbs up! June 28, 2010
Fred takes a field trip to Lynchburg, Virginia and see the "CityArt" mosaic tile project where art students come together under the direction of Beryl Solla to create a 4,800 square foot ceramic tile masterpiece ... come along June 28, 2010
Following last month's vector vs. bitmap article, I decided to crack open a collection of spectacular art I've been gathering over the past few months and show you some of these marvels-- many using only vectors! June 27, 2010
While I don't recommend trying to design your own logo -- unless you're a trained graphic designer -- for good results on all kinds of graphics projects this vector drawing program offers some real graphic power... June 26, 2010