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Pamela Wells : Publishing Art & Magic

In 2001 we featured an up-and-coming young artist ... and TODAY more than ten years later, we revisit Pamela Wells, and her successful creative world of painting, design and the everyday goddess February 29, 2012

Vanesa Merulla : whatever it takes

We discovered Vanesa Merulla, from Norwalk CT, in the DTG Facebook group! She creates some solid design seasoned with logic and soul to create the most evocative solutions! So, we knew she should be in this year's Designing Women special February 28, 2012

Photoshop Vintage Compass Icon

This month, Photoshop pro Ainsley Bevis shows you how to create a elegant & antique compass icon in Photoshop! This one uses a number of layer styles and tricks you'll like. February 27, 2012

Stylin' with Nicole Alesi

Nicole Alesi creates care-free illustrations inspired by pop trends in music, movies and fashion. We discovered Nicole last month in the Black History edition, and had to bring her back for our Designing Women feature ... February 27, 2012

Web Design Update March

This edition of Web Update rolls into spring with many new considerations for all web designers...
* 10 search, social resolutions for a very mobile 2012
* The stages of coping with loss of search query data
* Future of SEO: Change, Convergence, Collaboration
* Keep your website ahead of the curve in 2012
* Your Website's Dirty Little Secrets
.. and more February 27, 2012

17th Annual Designing Women

WELCOME to another great year of personalities from the design, painting, and illustration worlds -- we'll be discovering new talents, and revisiting some of our past Designing Women! Ladies and gentlemen may we present : * Maya Barkai, * Sarah Pannell, * Andrea Rahal, * Louise Fili, * Paula Scher, * Jessica Hische, * Lizania Cruz, * Yuko Shimizu, * Gina Triplett, * Kelli Anerson! February 26, 2012

Photoshop (Designing Women) Madness

Yes, it's March again and you know what that means -- Designing Women! We decided to skip all the bad stuff this month and go with an all-star line-up of wonderful works including self portraits from * Gemma Roberts, * Anne Pogoda, * Katherine Dinger, * Suzanne van Pelt, * Anna Steinbauer, and * Emily Warren! If these ladies aren't inspiring, you'd better check your pulse! February 25, 2012

Publishing the e in eBooks

As we move into spring, the publishing industry is moving on:
* 8 Powerful Tips for Marketing Your Business With eBooks
* Publishers Still Confident in Print (Sort of)
* The Truth About Who Owns Online Content
* Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing
* Revisiting Print's Social Network
* 5 Myths About eBooks Debunked
and more ... February 23, 2012

Photoshop Madness: Fail

Of course everyone loves those Photoshop "fail" sites -- we found a few of our favorites. You can certainly over-dose! As usual, Photoshop Madness finds the good and the bad ... where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! February 22, 2012

Black History Month 2012

Our annual Black History Month surf takes us to the far ends of the cyberworld to find some exciting new and memorable talent! This is a continuing series, so we welcome your input and participation February 15, 2012